Gilbert, Joseph an English Independent minister, was born in 1778, and was for many years pastor at Nottingham; died in 1852. He wrote The Christian Atonement (Cong. Lecture, London, 1836, 8vo; 2d edit. 1852). See British Critic, 21:450; Life of Gilbert, by his widow (Lond. 1853, 12mo); Darling, Cyclop. Bibliogphica, 1:1254; Allibone, Dictionary of Authors, 1:668.