Born: January 30, 1782, Islington, London, England.
Died: December 20, 1866, Nottingham, England.
Buried: General Cemetery, Nottingham, England.
Ann was the daughter of Isaac Taylor, who at the time of her birth was a London engraver. Her father subsequently became a Congregational minister, living first at Colchester, then at Ongar.
In 1813, she married Rev. Joseph Gilbert, a classical and mathematics tutor at the Congregational College, Masbrough (near Rotherham), Yorkshire. From Masbrough they moved to Hull, and later Nottingham.