"I read in a book once that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but I've never been able to believe it. I don't believe a rose would be as nice if it was called a thistle or a skunk-cabbage."
This article is about Kenneth and Rilla Ford's son. You may be looking for his grandfather, Gilbert Blythe.

Gilbert Ford was the son of Rilla and Kenneth Ford, the brother of Rilla Ford and the grandson of Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe.


Early lifeEdit

Gilbert was probably born in the early 1920s in Glen St. MaryPrince Edward Island, to Rilla and Kenneth Ford. He was raised there along with his sister Rilla and attended the Glen school at the age of six. He lived in Toronto, Canada.

World War IIEdit

Like his uncle Shirley, he joined the Flying Corps. Both he and his cousin Walter tried to court Zoe Maylock.


Physical appearanceEdit



Gilbert's grandfather Gilbert Blythe.

Gilbert is a male given name of Old French origin and means bright promise.


Short story appearances