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David Charles Leslie Gibbs

Male 1927 - 2009  (82 years)


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  • Name David Charles Leslie Gibbs 
    Born 15 Aug 1927  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Shipley House
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Nov 2009  Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1649  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2019 

    Father Geoffrey Cokayne Gibbs, KCMG,   b. 20 Jul 1901, Camfield, Hatfield, Herts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1975, Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Helen Margaret Leslie, CBE,   b. 7 Jun 1905, Alexander Square, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1979, Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1926  St Marys, Hertingfordbury, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F757  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charmian Fleur Mein 
    Children 
     1. Emma Victoria Gibbs
     2. Hugo Dalzell Gibbs
    +3. Justin Geoffrey Gibbs
     4. Arabella Sarah Gibbs
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1st son, born at Shipley House, Melbourne, Australia, and baptised October 1927 in the Cathedral of Melbourne. Educated at Eton College 1941-45 and Oxford (Christ Church) M.A. 1945-48.

      Entered Antony Gibbs & Sons Ltd. 1949 (Director 1958-80); in Australia with Gibbs Bright & Co. 1949-55; in England 1955-68. Director, Australian Pastoral Company 1965-70 and London County Freehold and Leasehold Properties 1965-8; Returned to Australia 1968 to Gibbs Bright & Co. Pty. Ltd. (Chairman 1968).

      Chairman: Charles Barker (Australia) Pty. Ltd. from 1971; Baillieu Bowring Holdings Pty. Ltd. from 1977.

      Director: Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. since 1979 (Alternate Director 1976/79); Folkestone Australia Ltd. from 1977; William Haughton & Co. Ltd. from 1977.

      Other activities: Freeman, Grocers Company 1949 (Livery 1956). Council Member, The Hostel of God 1956-78. Council of Governors, London House from 1976. Council Member, National Museum of Victoria from 1977. Trustee, National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife from 1977. Trustee, World Wildlife Fund - Australia from 1979.

      Interests: Fishing, shooting, ornithology, music, tennis, sailing.

      Clubs: Brooke's, Pratt's, Flyfishers, Melbourne, Australian (Sydney), Australian (Melbourne), Queensland.

      He died peacefully fishing the rivers of Nelson, New Zealand on 5 November 2009. He was 82.

    • Obituary at http://www.gibbsbrightclub.org/id51.htm

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Aug 1927 - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Nov 2009 - Nelson, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    David Charles Leslie Gibbs Obituary
    David Charles Leslie Gibbs Obituary