Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

Things to do - Gibbon

Things to do - Gibbon

UK libraries

  1. [GRO.UK]

  2. [COA]
    • Gibbon arms granted to Arthur Augustus Gibbon in 19th cent. - deposit of pedigree?
    • Was the motto "Per Mare et Terras" invented for Arthur Augustus Gibbon in the 19th cent?
    • Could the College of Arms have granted the Armorial Bearings Licence even if there was no proof of connection to the original Gibbon family?
    • Kerr arms - quarterings reflect his ancestors?

  3. Royal Navy records

  4. 1851 Scotland census - 4 Gibbon sisters at Nellfield



  1. Abbots Langley library, High St, Abbots Langley
    1. Kings Lodge in books on Abbots Langley and Kings Langley



  1. John Manners Kerr


  1. [ACA]

  2. [ACL] - local history section

  3. [Aberdeen FHS]
    • ADIE genealogy noted on box in RR, but not found

Scottish lines

  1. LESLIE of Co.Aberdeen in Burke's Arms

  2. Scottish wills:
    1872 letter says that Barbara Yates Gibbon has a copy of "our great great grandfather's will".
    This must be John Leslie, Baillie of Aberdeen or maybe Arthur Gibbon.


  1. [NLI]
    1. origin of the word Gibbon (the ape)

  2. "Genealogical data on families of Monkwearmouth, Durham, England", LDS FHL BRITISH Film 91101. Filmed in 1948.

  3. German / Austrian peerage


Lost portraits

  1. KERR

  2. SKENE

  3. AEDIE



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