Vicary Gibbs 1183
- Born: 1751, Cathedral Close, Palace Gate, Exeter 1184
- Christened: 12 November 1751 1185
- Marriage: Miss McKenzie
- Died: 8 February 1820, Russell Square, London aged 69
Educated at Eton and at King's College, Cambridge. He was eventually called to the Bar at the Middle Temple, and his abilities secured the favourable notice of John Dunning, afterward Lord Ashburton. He became the leading counsel on the Western circuit, and succeeded Richard Burke as Recorder of Bristol. He subsequently represented his University in Parliament, became Chief Justice of the County Palatine of Chester, and in turn filled the offices of Solicitor and Attorney- General, and received the honour of knighthood. He was raised to the Bench in 1813, and soon afterward attained the Chief Justiceship of the Common Pleas, but resigned in consequence of the increasing infirmities in 1818, and survived his retirement but two years.
Vicary married Miss McKenzie.