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William Sidney Gibson
English barrister and antiquarian


  • The Certainties of Geology (1840)
  • Prize Essay on the History and Antiquities of Highgate (1842)
  • The History of the Monastery founded at Tynemouth in the Diocese of Durham (1846–7)
  • An Essay on the Filial Duties (1848)
  • A Letter to the Lord Chancellor on the Amendment of the Law of Bankruptcy (1848)
  • Descriptive and Historical Notices of some remarkable Northumbrian Castles, Churches, and Antiquities, in a Series of Visits to the ruined Priory of Finchale, the Abbey Church of Hexham, &c., with Biographical Notices of Eminent Persons (1848–54)
  • Remarks on the Mediæval Writers on English History, intended as a popular Sketch of the Advantages and Pleasures derivable from Monastic Literature (1848)
  • Marvels of the Globe (1856)
  • Lectures and Essays (1858–63)
  • A Memoir of Northumberland, descriptive of its Scenery, Monuments, and History (1860)
  • Descriptive and Historical Guide to Tynemouth, with Notices of North Shields (1861)
  • A Memoir of Lord Lyndhurst (1866)

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