Francis Blower Gibbes (1782 - 1844)

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Birthplace: St James., Jamaica
Death: Died in Hanover Parish, Jamaica
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About Francis Blower Gibbes

Francis Blower Gibbes was a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy and was on board the British owned 'Redridge' which ran aground off the coast of Jamaica in 1805. He arrived in Australia on the Hugh Crawford in 1825.

He was granted 2000 acres in the upper Hunter in 1825 by Sir Thomas Brisbane. Soon after he transferred this grant to William Bell Carlyle and Francis Little and moved to the Paterson area where he increased his holdings by purchasing land. He settled at 'Norwood'.

Gibbes or his son, also Francis, was a Magistrate at Paterson in 1842. They established an extensive run of paddocks on their estate which was used for horses. In the 1840's they were advertising for grooms and horse breakers for the property.

Lieutenant Gibbes died on 17th July 1844 at Hanover, Jamaica.

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Capt. Francis Blower Gibbes's Timeline

1782
June 6, 1782
Jamaica
1814
November 29, 1814
Age 32
1815
August 31, 1815
Age 33
Gretna, Dumfries and Galloway, UK
1818
1818
Age 35
1820
August 10, 1820
Age 38
1828
October 15, 1828
Age 46
1844
July 17, 1844
Age 62
Hanover Parish, Jamaica