GILKES of North Oxfordshire

(Names in red indicate place of birth. Names in blue indicate place of baptism.)


Between 1397 and 1433, John Gilkes was employed by New College, Oxford as a master carpenter.
(Oxford Carpenters 1370-1530, E.A. Gee, Oxoniensia Vol.XVII/XVIII, p.165)

At the Lay Subsidy of 1525, Thomas Gilkes of Sibford Gower and Thomas Gilkes of Sibford Ferris were both assessed as freeholders.


Thomas Gilkes married Margaret Gilkes in 1577 at Swalcliffe


John Gilkes married Joan Titley in 1602 at Swalcliffe
William (1602- )
Swalcliffe
Elizabeth (1604- )
Swalcliffe
John (1606- )
Swalcliffe
Richard (1609- )
Swalcliffe
Michael (1612- )
Swalcliffe
Mary (1616- )
Swalcliffe


Geoffrey Gilkes married Margaret Gilkes in 1614 at Swalcliffe
Judith (1614- )
Swalcliffe
Elizabeth (1615- )
Swalcliffe
Thomas (1616- )
Swalcliffe
Elizabeth (1617- )
Swalcliffe
Joshua (1619- )
Swalcliffe
Thomas (1620- )
Swalcliffe
William (1622- )
Swalcliffe
John (1623- )
Swalcliffe


Richard Gilkes (1595-1636) innkeeper of Sibford Gower married ---
Thomas ( -1647)
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe


William Gilkes married Alice --- in c.1644
Thomas (1645- )
Swalcliffe
Joseph (1647- )
Swalcliffe
--- ( - )
Swalcliffe
--- ( - )
Swalcliffe
--- ( - )
Swalcliffe
--- ( - )
Swalcliffe
Mary (1663- )
Swalcliffe
Matthew (1667- )
Swalcliffe


Thomas Gilkes (1645-1699) joined the Society of Friends and it is thought that the first meeting in North Oxfordshire was held at his house. Later, with Bray D'Oyley and Thomas Fardon of North Newington and others, he founded the Sibford Gower Meeting House 1678-1681 (Records of Friends House Library, London).


Thomas Gilkes married Mary --- in c.1657 Quakers
Susannah (1658- )
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
Anne (1661- )
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
Mary (1663- )
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
Hannah (1664- )
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
John (1667-1739)
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
Elizabeth (1671- )
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe


Thomas Gilkes married Hannah Alcock in 1674 at Banbury Quakers
Elizabeth (1675- )
Hook Norton
Thomas (1679- )
Hook Norton
John (1681- )
Hook Norton
William (1685- )
Hook Norton


William Gilkes married Joan --- in c.1688
Margaret
(1689- )
Hempton Deddington
Mary
(1691- )
Hempton Deddington
Mary
(1692- )
Hempton Deddington
Bazely
(1695- )
Hempton Deddington
John
(1697- )
Hempton Deddington
Eleanor
(1700- )
Hempton Deddington
Stephen
(1702- )
Hempton Deddington
Thomas
(1706- )
Hempton Deddington
Anthony
(1708- )
Hempton Deddington
Joanna
(1712- )
Hempton Deddington


John Gilkes (1666-1739) yeoman of Sibford Gower married Mary Swift (1673-1750) in 1695 at Banbury Quakers
Mary (1700-1780)
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
Hannah ( -1773)
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe


John Gilkes married Mary --- in c.1698 Quakers
Thomas (1699- )
Adderbury
Joyce (1707-1709)
Adderbury


Thomas Gilkes ( -1757) blacksmith and clockmaker married Ann Rollright ( -1749) in 1702 at Shipton-under-Wychwood Quakers
Mary (1702-1759)
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
Thomas (1704- )
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
John (1707-1743)
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
Simon (1710-1777)
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
William (1712- )
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
Richard (1715-1782/7)
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe


Richard Gilkes ( -1762?) married Elizabeth Barrett ( -1744) in 1703 at Banbury Quakers
Nathaniel (1704-1722)
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
Richard (1709-1734?)
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe


Moses Gilkes married Margaret Lambert in 1720 at Banbury
Sarah (1721- )
Banbury
Thomas (1722-1722)
Banbury
Mary (1723- )
Banbury
Thomas (1724- )
Banbury
Moses (1726- )
Banbury


William Gilkes married Anne Harris in 1720 at Banbury Quakers
Grace (1722- )
Sibford Gower
Mary (1724- )
Sibford Gower
Thomas (1726- )
Sibford Gower


John Gilkes married Ann --- in c.1724
Ann (1725- )
Hempton Deddington
Stephen (1728- )
Hempton Deddington
William (1729- )
Hempton Deddington


William Gilkes married Hannah --- in c.1724
Mary (1725- )
Hempton Deddington
William (1726- )
Hempton Deddington
Hannah (1728- )
Hempton Deddington
Thomas (1734- )
Hempton Deddington
Ann (1736- )
Hempton Deddington


Hannah Gilkes ( -1773) married John Burberow ( -1758) in 1724 at Banbury Quakers


John Gilkes (1707-1743) woolcomber, of Burdrop married Elizabeth Hayns in 1724 at Broughton
John (1727- )
Burdrop Swalcliffe
Thomas (1728- )
Burdrop Swalcliffe
John (1728- )
Burdrop Swalcliffe
Hannah (1732- )
Burdrop Swalcliffe
Mary (1733- )
Burdrop Swalcliffe
Thomas (1735- )
Burdrop Swalcliffe


Mary Gilkes (1702-1759) married Stephen Ashby in 1731 at Banbury Quakers


Mary Gilkes (1700-1780) married Robert Ashby (1709-1786) in 1731 at Banbury Quakers


Stephen Gilkes (1702-1774) married Elizabeth Sammon (1708-1739) on 14 July 1734 at Adderbury
Mary (1737- )
Adderbury


Thomas Gilkes (1704-1757) blacksmith of Sibford Gower, clockmaker of Charlbury, eminent Quaker minister married Mary Barrett? 1735, Banbury
Thomas (1736-1779)
Charlbury
Richard (1745-1822)
Charlbury


John Gilkes (1709-1764) married Ann Wyeat in 1735 at Swalcliffe
Ann (1736- )
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe
John (1739-1820)
Sibford Gower Swalcliffe


Simon Gilkes (1710-1777) yeoman married Elizabeth Ashby in 1736 at Banbury Quakers
Ann (1737- )
Great Barford
Thomas (1739- )
Great Barford
Jane (1740- )
Great Barford


Anthony Gilkes, 26, of Hempton in Deddington married Elizabeth Williams, 23, in 1740 at Bicester
Mary (1741- )
Deddington
Elizabeth (1742- )
Deddington
Ann (1746- )
Deddington


Richard Gilkes (1715-1787) clockmaker married Grace Gilkes (1722-1763) in 1744 at Banbury Quakers
Thomas (1746-1757)
Adderbury
Ann (1751-1752)
Adderbury
Ann (1754-1754)
Adderbury
Mary (1756-1756)
Adderbury
Thomas (1758-1764)
Adderbury
Ann (1760- )
Adderbury
Grace? ( - )
Adderbury



Stephen Gilkes (1702-1774) married Mary West ( -1761?) on 2 October 1746 at Adderbury
Elizabeth
(1747-1811)
Adderbury


Simon Gilkes (1710-1777) married Edith Sims ( -1762) in 1749 at Banbury Quakers
Thomas (1750- )
Great Barford
Simon (1753- )
Great Barford
Susannah (1755- )
Great Barford
Mary (1758- )
Great Barford


Anthony Gilkes of Hempton in Deddington married Sarah Tompkins, widow, in 1750 at Banbury
Thomas (1753- )
Hempton Deddington


At the Poll of 1754, no less than eight members of the Gilkes clan were registered as forty shilling freeholders in Sibford and therefore entitled to vote.


William Gilkes married Mary --- in c.1757
Mary
(1758- )
Deddington
Hannah
(1760- )
Deddington
William
(1762- )
Deddington
Anne
(1764- )
Deddington
Elizabeth
(1769- )
Deddington
Sarah
(1769- )
Deddington
Fanny
(1771- )
Deddington
Margaret
(1774- )
Deddington
Thomas
(1778- )
Deddington
John
(1781- )
Deddington


Thomas Gilkes married Elizabeth Hiorns on 23 September 1759 at Deddington
William
(1760- )
Deddington
Thomas
(1762- )
Deddington
Thomas
(1764- )
Deddington
Anne
(1765- )
Deddington
Elizabeth
(1767- )
Deddington
Hannah
(1768- )
Deddington
Thomas
(1773- )
Deddington


Nehemiah Gilkes (1732-1806) married Elizabeth Hopkins in 1761 at Swalcliffe
John (1762- )
Swalcliffe
William (1766-1827)
Swalcliffe


Thomas Gilkes (1736-1779) clockmaker married Sarah Farndon on 27 August 1764 at Banbury Quakers
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Charlbury
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Charlbury
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Charlbury
( - )
Charlbury
William (1774 - )
Charlbury
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Charlbury
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Charlbury
( - )
Charlbury


John Gilkes married Anne Cross in 1767 at Hook Norton Quakers
Ann (1768- )
South Newington
William (1770- )
South Newington


Philip Gilkes cordwainer married Sarah Archer in 1767 at Banbury Quakers
Sarah (1771- )
Sibford Gower
Hannah (1773- )
Sibford Gower
Priscilla (1776- )
Sibford Gower


The Sibford Gower Enclosure Award of 1773 lists eight separate freeholders called Thomas Gilkes!


Elizabeth Gilkes (1747-1811) married Richard Warkman (1753-1824) on 18 April 1779 at Adderbury
The witnesses were John Hartwell and Richard Butler.


John Gilkes married Elizabeth Gardner on 3 February 1781 at Milcombe
Edward (1786-)
Bloxham
Elizabeth (1788- )
Thomas? (1796- )


Richard Gilkes married Mary Sides (1757-1840) in 1784 at Bloxham
Hannah (1785-1829)
Bloxham
Thomas (1787- )
Bloxham
William (1789- )
Bloxham
Anne (1791- )
Bloxham
Richard (1793- )
Bloxham


Edward Gilkes (1786- ) married Susanna Lett on 15 November 1810 at Souldern
William (1817-)
North Newington
Charles (1820-1820)
Edward (1821- )


Hannah Gilkes (1785-1829) married Thomas Warkman (1789-1830) on 28 October 1811 at Adderbury
The witnesses were Thomas Wyatt and William Butler.