After 1845

John Gilbert statue

1854

A memorial (pictured above) was erected in St James’ Church in Sydney in New South Wales. 

1948

A memorial was erected to John Gilbert at Drakesbrook in Western Australia (where he discovered the Noisy Scrub-bird). 

Gilbert's lookout

2004

“Gilbert’s Lookout” (pictured above) over the Dawson Valley was erected in 2004, on the outskirts of Taroom in Queensland. 

2012

Gilbert’s 200th birthday was celebrated on 14 March 2012 at his birthplace in Newington Butts, south London, by a group of four lady devotees, comprising two museum curators (shells and vertebrates), a historian of wildlife art, and a descendant of John Gould.