William Gibbes

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William Gibbes (died May 1689) was an English merchant and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1654 and 1656.

Gibbes was a London merchant and a member of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths. He was elected alderman of the CIty of London for Farringdon Without ward on 26 August 1642. He was Prime Warden of the Goldsmiths Company from 1643 to 1644 and Sheriff of London from 1644 to 1655.[1]

In 1654, Gibbes was elected Member of Parliament for Suffolk in the Short Parliament. He was re-elected MP for Suffolk in 1656.[2]

Gibbes lived at Stoke-by-Nayland. In 1677 he was High Sheriff of Suffolk.[3]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Jacob Caley
Francis Brewster
Robert Dunken
John Clark
Edward Plumstead
Member of Parliament for Suffolk
With: Sir Thomas Barnardiston 1654 - 1656
John Sicklemore 1654 -1656
William Bloys 1654 -1656
Sir William Spring 1654
Sir T Bedingfield 1654
John Gurdon 1654
John Brandling 1654
Alexander Bence 1654
Thomas Bacon 1654
Sir Henry Felton 1656
Henry North 1656
Edmund Harvey 1656
Edward Le Neve 1656
Robert Brewster 1656
Daniel Wall 1656
Succeeded by
Sir Henry Felton. 2nd Baronet
Sir Thomas Barnardiston, 1st Baronet