Brief Family History
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gilbert, Gilbart and others.
First found in Devonshire where they were seated from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anthony Gilbert arrived in Philadelphia Pa, in 1732; Francis Gilbert settled in Virginia in 1736; Richard Gilbert settled in Virginia in 1637; Robert Gilbert settled in the Barbados in 1678.
Motto: Teg yw heddwch.
Motto Translated: Peace is pleasing.
Coat of Arms: Silver with a red chevron on which there are three silver roses.