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William Clark Gellibrand, 1791-??

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1791
Place of Birth: England
Date of Death:
Place of Death: England

Identity:

His second wife, Mary Tyler Ropes (b. 1812), was the daughter of William Ropes, one of the most successful merchants of Salem, MA.

Life:

Gellibrand was merchant at St Petersburg with an interest in local cotton mills. He retired to Albyns Mansion, Chipping Ongar.

Bibliography:

Harriet Ropes Cabot, 'The Early Years of William Ropes and Company in St. Petersburg,' American Neptune, MA, April 1963, vol. 23, no. 2., 1963; 1861 British Census, Chipping Ongar, Parish of Stapleford Abbotts, Ecclesiastical District of Rochester.