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151 1911 CENSUS - Living at "The Vicarage" , Huddersfield. Occ. Vicar of Huddersfield.
1917 - 24 Dean of Cape Town, South Africa.
Visited Canada in 1924, departing Montreal on "Windsor Castle", arriving Southampton 17 July 1924.

 
Rolt, Very Rev. Cecil Henry (I2661)
 
152 1st Baronet (created 1956). 1st son of Hon. Edwin Charles William Ponsonby (born 1851), for whom see 'The Ponsonby Family', by Sir John Ponsonby (1929), and de Mauley in 'Burke's Peerage', by his 1st wife Emily Dora (died 1897), daughter of Octavius E. Coope, MP. Born in Grosvenor Street, Westminster. Educated at Eton College 1893-8, matric: Oxford (Balliol College), 1898, BA 1901.

Admitted a solicitor 1904. Joined West Kent (Queen's Own) Yeomanry 1910 - subsequently The 97th (Kent Yeo.) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery Territorial Army - Lieut. April 1914; Capt. 1917; Major 1920; Lieut-Col. 1930. Served in the Great War in Gallipoli and Egypt with West Kent (Q.O.) Yeomanry which became, January 1917-June 1919, the 10th (Yeo.) Battalion of The Buffs, with whom he served in Palestine and France. Temporary Lieut-Col. 1919 (?Jan). Croix de Guerre (avec palme), May, 1918. British War Medal; Allies' (Victory) Medal. Territorial Decoration 1925. Managing Director of British Central Africa, Ld., 1922-32; Director of The Uganda Co., Ld.; On the Council of the Joint East African Board, the Africa Society, etc.; Dep. Chairman of the East African section of London Chamber of Commerce. Hon. Member of the House Committee of the London Hospital. In Masonry, Past Provincial Guard Swordbearer of Oxfordshire.

Lieut-Col. and Brevet Col. 97th (Kent Yeo.) Field Brig. R.A. 1930-36, and Hon. Col. 297th (Kent Yeo.) Light Anti-Aircraft Regt. RA 1942-9; Deputy Leiutenant for Oxon; appointed Parliamentary Private Sec. to Sec. of State for War 1940, and to Sec. of State for Foreign Affairs 1941. Chairman of Council of Royal Commonwealth Society 1954-57; President of Royal African Society 1963-70; MP for Sevenoaks Division of Kent (C) July 1935-February 1950. Author of West Kent (QO) 'Yeomanry 1914-19; Woodstock, the History of an Oxfordshire Parish, 1946; 'Wootton, The Anatomy of an Oxfordshire Village, 1968'; and 'Ponsonby Remembers'. Awarded medal of Royal Society of Arts for a paper on Nyasaland, 1914. 
Ponsonby, Sir Charles Edward TD (I1904)
 
153 1st daughter of Antony Gibbs of Tyntesfield. Baptised in May 1876 at St. Michael's, Paddington.

Portrait, aged 6 (1882) by W. Walker; Portrait (1878) by E. Clifford, see Lord Wraxall, both last in possession of Lord Wraxall. 
Gibbs, Albinia Rose (I1745)
 
154 1st daughter of Antony Hubert Gibbs. Baptised 24 Feb 1901 at Wraxall, Somerset.Married 16 Sept. 1925 at Clyst St. George. d 19 Feb 1977 and bur. in Finchampstead ch yd.

Before marriage was President of Girls' Exeter Diocesan Assoc., Scoutmaster of Boy Scouts and Captain of Girl Guides. 1925-75 On Committee of Florence Nightingale Hospital for Gentlewomen in Lisson Grove, London. 1935-39 Active with Roehampton Conservative Assn. and 1945-77 with Crowthorne Conservative Assn. (Chairman, Women's Committee). Chairman and President, Crowthorne Girl Guides.

There are three Memorials to her at Crowthorne, Berkshire. 1. Flowering Cherry Tree donated by Crowthorne Girl Guides, planted 19 Feb. 1978 by her son William, in Crowthorne Churchyard; 2. Elaine Edgedale Silver Cup for Crowthorne children's Spring Bulb Competition, 1st awarded 18 Feb. 1978; 3. Elaine Edgedale Memorial Rose Bowl for Best Kept Garden in Crowthorne, 1st awarded 15 July 1978.

Portraits: Pastel as a child by H. M. Heaton; small water colour by unknown artist when about 5 or 6 years old; and an oil painting by unknown artist when about 8 years old. All in the possession of her son Lt. Col. william Richard Edgedale. 
Gibbs, Elaine Blanche (I2105)
 
155 1st daughter of Archdeacon Kenneth F. Gibbs. Baptised at Aldenham 7 November 1897.

In the Great War served in the Voluntary Aid Detachment of the British Red Cross Society. Justice of the Peace 1942-45. WVS Centre Organiser 1939-45. Commissioner of Girl Guides for Oxfordshire 1942-48. Was actively involved in village and local affairs, principally the church and the Over Sixties Club. Hobbies: gardening and needlework.

Portrait: by de Gleyn at Filkins. 
Gibbs, Dorothea Louisa JP (I1952)
 
156 1st daughter of Evan H. Llewellyn of Langford Court, Burrington, Somerset, MP (by Mary Blanche, 1st daughter of Thomas Somers (died 1862) of Mendip Lodge, Burrington, for whom see Burke's 'Landed Gentry'. Baptised 11 July 1875 at Burrington.

Co-opted member of the Devon County Council's Committee for Care of the Mentally Defective. Member of the following committees: Exeter Diocesan Association for Care of Friendless Girls (Chairman 1927-9); the Devon Voluntary Association for Welfare of the Mentally Defective; the Royal West of England Institution for the Deaf and Dumb; Devon District Nursing Assn. (Topsham & District). Founder Member and 1st President of Clyst St. George & Ebford Women's Institute. A Trustee of St. Michael's Home, Cheddar. Founded Clyst St. George Mother's Union branch 1912.

Portrait: Pastel by H. M. Heaton in possession of great-nephew Patrick Gibbs. 
Llewellyn, Mary Mercy (I2104)
 
157 1st daughter of George Louis M. Gibbs. Baptised at St. John's, Paddington.

In the Great War she served on the Executive committee of a Belgian Refugee Hostel in Gloucester Road, Kensington, and on various committees (dependents, comforts, etc.) connected with the "Post Office Rifles". When living at Newland she was chairman of the Local Association and District President of the West Forest Association of Girl Guides, on the Committee of the Coleford District Nursing Association, church-warden of Newland and delegate to the Diocesan Conference. She and her husband lived at 40 Clanricarde Gdns. (Bayswater), Kensington, 1895-1902; 9 Wimbledon Park Road, Wandsworth, 1902-9; 79 Cornwall Gdns., Kensington, 1910-23; The Dower House, Newland, Glos., 1923-31, in which parish his family had been settled since 1837; 10 Sheen Gate Gdns., East Sheen, Surrey, 1931.

Crayon portrait by Eddis (1888) last in her own possession.

 
Gibbs, Lady Mabel Beatrice (I2588)
 
158 1st daughter of Henry Currie of West Horsley Place, Surrey. Currie, Emily (I3088)
 
159 1st daughter of Herbert Cokayne (Gibbs) Lord Hunsdon. Baptised 8 may 1886 at Aldenham.

Justice of the Peace, 1942-51. A director of Southover Manor School, Lewes. She and her husband lived from 1925-1939 at Cobbe Place, Beddingham, Sussex, and from 1940-1976 at Woodleys, Woodstock, Oxon.
 
Gibbs, The Hon. Winifred Marian JP (I1644)
 
160 1st daughter of James Ballard of Tamworth, county of Staffordshire. Died childless. Ballard, Marian (I3101)
 
161 1st daughter of John Louis Merrivale (died 1886) by his 1st wife Mary Anne, daughter of Joseph Webster. Baptised 25 January 1851 at the parish church of Hampstead, Middlesex. Died at 104 Eaton Square, Westminster, 10th and was buried 14 December 1909 at Wraxall, Somerset. Memorial Inscription in same places as her husband's except Keble College. Will dated 17 August 1908, proved 20 January 1910.

After her husband died she resided at Charlton aforesaid, and for her London house took 104 Eaton Sq., Westminster, in place of 16 Hyde Park Gds. aforesaid. the lease of which she sold. One of her brothers, George Montagu Merivale (1855-1931) was a partner in Gibbs, Bright & Co., Sydney, Australia, till 1924. Her father was Senior Registrar in Chancery and brother of Herman Merivale, C.B., and of Charles, Dean of Ely, whose lives are in Dictionary National Biography.

Her father's 2nd wife was his cousin, Frances Rose, sister of Baron John Benjamin Heath (born 1879), who was son of John Heath of the firm Heath and Co., Genoa. For the Merivale family and their relatives of the Heath, Drury, Malet and Frere families, and for printed books which refer to them see the book 'Antony & Dorothea Gibbs' by J.A. Gibbs. The friendship between the Gibbs and Merivale families began in 1803 when Antony Gibbs (born 1756) went to live at Cowley near Barton Place.

Portrait by Archer (1875) with her son George
(Lord Wraxall) was last in possession of the latter, 1930. 
Merivale, Janet Louisa (I1730)
 
162 1st daughter of John Spencer Ward of Long Wittenham, Berks., by Beatrix, daughter of Rev Sir Charles Gordon Cumming Dunbar, 8th Baronet of Northfield, Co. Elgin. Educated at 'The Bonhams', St. Leonards, Sussex; Aldburgh, and Oxford University (Home Student in Medicine). Memorial in Chester Cathedral.

Before her marriage she studied medicine at Oxford University as a home student, travelling into lectures on a motorcycle. During this time she was also nursing her mother. After 4 years as a medical student she caught scarlet fever and was unable to take her exam in 1923, and then married before her finals. During the whole of her married life she was a constant support and companion to her husband, assisting in parish work and later on, fully involved in all the commitments that fall to a Dean's wife both in Cape Town and Chester.

The year she died she visited Africa for the last time to see her two daughters and their husbands—Mary and Maurice in Malawi and Bridget and John in Lesotho.

Memorial: Grave stone in the floor, east end of south transept of Chester Cathedral.
Interests: Unfailing interest in people and a great encourager.

A home-maker of unbounded hospitality, the Rectory and Deanery were open to all. In later life she enjoyed sketching. 
Ward, Edith Marjorie (I801)
 
163 1st daughter of Lt. Dol. Sir William Gordon Gordon-Cumming, 4th Bart., by Florence Josephine, 2nd daughter of William Garner, Commodore of the New York Yacht Club. Baptised at Forres, Co. Elgin.

The marriage was dissolved at her husband's suit 1923. She married secondly 3 April 1924 at Rangoon, Lennox Napier.

Buried in Dominica. 
Gordon Cumming, Elma (I1990)
 
164 1st daughter of Norman McCorquodale of Winslow Hall, co. Bucks. (for whose lineage see McCorquodale of Dulchroy in Burke's 'Landed Gentry'), by Constance, 3rd daughter of Edmund C. Burton of The Lodge, Daventry. Died 17 February 1966 in Cirencester Hospital. Buried Didmarton, 22 February 1966.
 
McCorquodale, Mary Rosamond (I2790)
 
165 1st daughter of Sir Arthur Hallam Elton (7th Baronet), died 1883) of Clevedon Court, Somerset, by his 1st wife Rhoda Susan (died 1873), who was daughter of James Willis of Atherfield and Freshwater House, Isle of Wight, and widow of Captain James C. Baird. Was buried 4 September 1911 at Clifton Hampden. Memorial Inscription in churchyard there. Will proved 9 October 1911.

After her husband died she resided first at Queen's Gate Gardens, Kensington, next at Gosden House, Bramley, Surrey 1883-90; 29 Queen's Gate Terrace, Kensington, 1890-7; Ablington Manor, Glos. 1891-1901; 56 Ennismore Gardens, Westminster, 1899-1911.

 
Elton, Laura Beatrice (I2594)
 
166 1st daughter of Sir Frederick Lucas Cook, 2nd Baronet, by Elizabeth, daughter of richard Payne Cotton, MD. Died at Warborough, Oxon 2 April 1954 and buried at Great Milton.
 
Cook, Edith Laura (I2839)
 
167 1st daughter of the Right Hon. Walter Hume Long, PC of Rood Ashton, Wiltshire, who was created 1921 Viscount Long of Wraxall (Wraxall, Wiltshire), by Lady Dorothy Blanche, 4th daughter of Richard E. St. L. Boyle, 9th Earl of Cork and Orrery. Baptised at St. James's, Piccadilly, in London. Died at Tyntesfield 29 March, and was buried 1 April 1920 at Wraxall, Somerset. Memorial Inscription in the church (Charlton chapel) and churchyard, and in Tyntesfield chapel. Died of Spanish Flu epidemic.

In the Great War she directed the Bristol Soldiers' and Sailors' Help Society. She was chairman of the Ladies' House and Social Committee of the Bristol branch of the Royal Colonial Institute, and was an active member of the Bristol Women's Unionist Association. A Commander of the Order of the British Empire 1918.

She is commemorated in Bristol by the "Victoria Gibbs Babies' Home" at Kingsdown.

Her life by Madeleine Alston (Via Gibbs, a Memoir) was published in 1921.

Portraits: Min. in emeralds (1903), 2 by Alb. H. Collings (1908); all 3 last in possession of Lord Wraxall in 1930. 
Long, Victoria Florence de Burgh (I2084)
 
168 1st daughter of Thomas Wingfield Webber of Kellavil, Queen's County, JP and DL (see Burke's 'Landed Gentry of Ireland'), by Mathilda Emily, 4th daughter of Thomas Barstow of Garrow Hill, county of York.

Lived in 1932 at 87 Westbourne Terrace, Paddington. Portrait, age 18, by Richard Jack, R.A., last in possession of her daughter Beatrice. Like many in her family she was an artist and a very good one; she bought Smallwood in 1940 and gave a home there to her sister Alice, Lady Coote, till she died in 1975.

Latterly she spent 2 years at the Tiled House Nursing Home nearby and died 11 Aug. 1977 (aged 102). During her last 3 years she knitted many squares for Oxfam blankets, although partially blind. 
Webber, Anna Everilda Caroline of Kellavil (I2599)
 
169 1st daughter of Timothy Yeats Brown, H.M. Consul at Genoa, by Stuarta, 4th daughter of the 2nd Baron of Erskine. Born at Genoa, died there July 1873.

A brother of hers, Montagu Yeats Brown, C.M.G. (b. 1834) was H.M. Consul at Genoa 1858-92. 
Brown, Stuarta (I3071)
 
170 1st daughter of William Congreve of Congreve, co. Stafford and of Burton, co. Chester, for whose lineage see Burke's, 'Landed Gentry', by Frances, daughter of Lee Porcher Townsend. Buried at Clifton Hampden. Congreve, Marianne Gertrude Cornelia (I2852)
 
171 1st daughter. Baptised 13 July 1913 at Hunsdon, Herts. 1 son and 4 daughters: Nicholas Hickman Ponsonby, born 1937, Page of Honour to The Queen 1966-69; Joanna Constance, born 1937, married Hon. Edward Roundell Palamer; Lavina Winifred, born 1939, married Stephen Cokayne Gibbs; Elizabeth Albinia, born 1944, married Ronald James Bremner Hoare; Sarah, born 1947, married Paul Douglas Nicholson. Ponsonby, Priscilla Dora (I1911)
 
172 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Gibbs, Emma Victoria (I1839)
 
173 1st daughter. Baptised 18 May 1914 at St. Paul's Knightsbridge, Westminster.

Oil portrait by Melton Fisher, R.A. in possession of her daughter Theresa Caroline Mott-Radclyffe; portrait by Richard Marientrau (1952) in possession of her husband Major Sir Charles Mott-Radclyffe. 
Gibbs, Diana Anstice Williamina (I2219)
 
174 1st daughter. Baptised 2 December 1888 in the Tithe barn there, licensed during restoration of the Church. Died at Barrow Court 14th and was buried 17 January 1889 at Barrow Gurney. Memorial inscription in churchyard there and in Barrow Court chapel. Gibbs, Matilda Blanche (I2383)
 
175 1st daughter. Baptised 26 March 1896 at St. Savoir's, Chelsea. Died 27 April 1978.

MBE for work for the WVS during the Second World War, as county Organiser for Somerset. She also took a very active part in helping her husband in his constituency. Lived at Christon Old Rectory, nr. Weston-super-Mare, and susbsequently at Adcombe Edge, Corfe, Taunton, until her death. 
Gibbs, Helen Bridget MBE, TD (I1985)
 
176 1st daughter. Baptised 28 July 1858 at St. John's, Paddington. Died at Charterhouse 17 September 1883 and was buried in the cemetery of Godalming, Surrey, leaving one daughter Blanche Mary Dorothea who died in infancy.

Portraits: Chalk as a child, with her sister Caroline, by Gilbert in possn. of Francis L. Gibbs in 1932; drawing by Miller in possession of George Medley in 1980. 
Adams Cokayne, Blanche Dorothea (I2023)
 
177 1st daughter. Baptised 28 June 1857 at Flax Bourton. Buried at Clifton Hampden.

3 sons and 1 daughter.
 
Pott, Anne (I2833)
 
178 1st daughter. Baptised at Darjeeling.

In the Great War she and her sister Helen served as Nurses in the Voluntary Aid Detachment of the Red Cross Society at one of the hospitals in Kent.

Lived at Adderbury 1930 with her sister Helen. 
Mordaunt, Harriett Emily (I2899)
 
179 1st daughter. Baptised at Ranmore 4 March 1862.

In S. Africa 1889-1904, 1906-7 and 1910. In England 1910 till her death.

Died unmarried 29 January 1951 at Bearsden, Benson, Oxon. Buried at Benson. 
Heberden, Josephine Emily (I2873)
 
180 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Gibbs, Elizabeth Belinda (I1867)
 
181 1st daughter. Baptised January 1862 at the English church at Pau.; died unmarried 23 November 1945 and was buried at Speen, Berks 27 November 1945.

Lived with her parents till their death, at Fairholme Cottage, Speen, 1922-9; from 1929 at Churchways, Speen, which she built. 
Gibbs, Caroline Blanche (I1514)
 
182 1st daughter. Born at 2 Powis Place aforesaid 27 May and baptised 24 June 1818 at St. George-the-Martyr, Queen Square, Holborn, London. Died at Redland, nr. Bristol, 10 May 1820 and was buried there. Gibbs, Anne (I620)
 
183 1st daughter. Educated at Cape Town University (B.Soc. Sc. 1955).

1950-56 Orthopaedic nursing at Oxford. Member Institute of Medical Social Workers (1956). 1957-65 held appointment as Medical Social Worker at Harold Wood Hospital, Essex; Bromsgrove, Worcs.; Cheshire County Hospital; Reading Local Authority; Nuffield Orthopaedic,Oxford.

1966-76 Teaching (Home Economics, English, Librarian) at Malosa Secondary School, a large co-educational boarding school for Malawians, mission-founded and government controlled since Independence, aided by World Bank.

Interests: In Malawi, Home Care Clubs for girls with award scheme financed by donations in memory of her mother Marjorie Gibbs (4). In England: sketching, village lend-a-hand scheme, House Groups. 
Gibbs, Mary Elizabeth (I159)
 
184 1st Hon. Marjory Florence, 1st daughter of Sir Arthur Kenlis Maxwell, DSO, 11th Baron Farnham of Farnham, County Cavan, Ireland. Baptised in Dublin.
Memorial window at Kilmore Cathedral, Kilmore, Eire. 
Maxwell, Marjory Florence (I1743)
 
185 1st son of Captain Frederick Tremayne Miles, JP (for whom see Miles of King's Weston in Burke's 'Landed Gentry') by Anna Coralia, daughter of Thomas Sellar of Hallgrove, Bagshot, Surrey.

2nd Lieut. 1st Royal Dragoons, October 1902; Lieut., 1907; Captain, Oct. 1911; Major, March 1919; Lieut.-Col., December 1927. In the Great War served in France and Belgium with the Royal Dragoons October 1914, to end of the War. Wounded at Ypres, 13 May 1915 (Military Cross, 1918; mentioned in Despatches, 1917; 1914 Star, British War Medal, Allies' (Victory) Medal, Belgian War Cross). Commanded the Royal Dragoons 1927-30. 
Miles, Lieut. Colonel Edward William Tremayne MC (I2553)
 
186 1st son of Charles S. Cassidy, Royal Navy Reservist of the Union Castle Steamship Line, by Catherine Startin. Educated at Christ's Hospital, Sussex.

In the Great War; 2nd Lieut. Highland Light Infantry August 1914; Lieut. 2 Feb. 1915; Captain 12 December 1915 3rd Batallion (reserve) and sometime Adjutant. Served in France with 1st Gordon Highlanders and in Mesopotamia with Highland Light Infantry. He held the 1914-15 Star, British War medal, and Allies (Victory) medal.

He was employed in the firm of Tootal, Broadhurst, Lee and Co. of Manchester and living in Vienna.

He married secondly, in June 1931 in Vienna, Jean, younger daughter of Wilding of Bottesford, nr.
Nottingham.
 
Cassidy, Mark Startin (I2073)
 
187 1st son of John Mordaunt and brother of Mildred Gibbs. Baptised at Long Ashton, Somerset, 14 November 1843 and baptised at Long Ashton, Somerset. Educated at Elstree school. Buried at Adderbury. Memorial Inscription in churchyard there. Will proved 28 January 1927.

Sparrow the maiden name of his father's mother. Entered the Indian army 1860 in the Regiment which from 1862 to 1881 was the 109th Bombay Infantry. Lieut. 1862; Capt. 1872; Major 1881; retired 1882 as Honorary Lieut.-Colonel. Commanded 2 expeditions from Aden against the Arabs 1864-5 and served in the action of Bir Said and the capture of Shugra. 
Mordaunt, Lieut. Colonel James Sparrow (I2585)
 
188 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Gibbs, Ian Antony (I2054)
 
189 1st son of Rev. Alexander Bennett, sometime Vicar of St. Stephens, Bournemouth (died 1912), by Jessie, 3rd daughter of Rev. Richard Payne, sometime Vicar of Downton, Wilts. Baptised at St. Peter's, Bournemouth. Educated at Eton College, 1886-91; matric. Oxford (Christ Church) 1891, MA 1896.

Justice of the Peace, co. Glos., from 1911. In the Great War joined 2/1 Glos. Yeomanry (Territorial Force) September 1914, as 2nd Lieut.; Lieut., 1915; Captain, 1919; served in England and Ireland and was demobilized, March 1919.

Residence, 21 Norfolk Crescent, Paddington, 1900-4; Wickwar, co. Glos., 1904-9; Thornbury Park, co. Glos., from 1910.

His great grandmother was sister of William Adams of Thorpe (also in the Gibbs Family Tree). 
Bennett, Richard Alexander (I1746)
 
190 1st son of Rev. Robert Bruce Dickson (vicar of Speen aforesaid 1905-23), by Grace Agnes, 3rd daughter of Rev. Clement Broughton, sometime rector of Norbury-cum-Snelston, co. Derby. Born at Cadmore End, High wycombe, 24 April and baptised there 28 May 1882. Educated at Bradfield College, Berkshire (exhibitioner), 1896-1900 and at University College, Reading 1905-7 (diploma in Agriculture).

Studied Agriculture at the Universities of Georgia and Illinios, 1909. Member of the Surveyors' Institution of London (Professional Associate, 1911, Colonial Fellow, 1921). Agriculturalist in Department of Agriculture of British south Africa Co.'s administration of Southern Rhodesia 1910-11. Assistant Director of Agriculture in Mozambique Co.'s Territories 1911-13. Farming from 1913 in Southern Rhodesia on his properties Hoboken, nr. Umtali, and Mt. Maienji, Odzi. Moved to farm in the Vumba in the early 1940's. Retired to live at 'Kwazonwe', Hillcrest, Natal in c. 1950. 
Dickson, Reginald Herbert Bruce (I2024)
 
191 1st son of Tyntesfield. Baptised 11 January 1842 at St. John's, Paddington. Educated at Radley College 1855-7; matric. at Oxford (Exeter College) 2 May 1862; BA 1867; MA 1869; entered at the Inner Temple as a student 1865. Died at Tyntesfield 24 and was buried 29 April 1907 at Wraxall, Somerset. Memorial Inscription in churchyard there and in the chapel (Charlton chapel), in Tyntesfield chapel and Keble College chapel; Memorial window in Clyst St. George chapel. Will dated 23 March 1905, proved 12 July 1907.

After marriage, Charlton (see entry for William Gibbs of Tyntesfield) was his country residence till his mother died; thereafter Tyntesfield. He succeeded to his father's properties in Somerset and Devon. He bought Barrow Court in Barrow Gurney, Somerset, adjoining Flax Bourton, from John Henry Blagrave in 1881 and sold it (with most of its land) to his brother Martin in 1884 and he augmented the living of Barrow Gurney. He bought, about 1874, Barton Place in the parish of St. David, Exeter, the ancestral home of his wife's family. He was patron of the livings of Clyst St. George, Exwick, Stowe-nine-churches, St. Michael's in Paddington, North Newton and Otterbourne which were all in his father's gift, also of Alphington, Devon, and of Flax Barton (in which part of the Tyntesfield Estate lies) both of which he bought.

A member of the Council of Radley College 1890-7. He and his brother, Martin, gave to Keble College, Oxford, in their father's memory, the side of the main quadrangle of the College embracing the hall, library, common rooms and kitchen. The foundation stone was laid in 1876, on the same day that the Chapel given by their father to the College was opened (see also entry for William Gibbs of Tyntesfield), and the opening took place in 1878, when the two brothers, whose names had so far been withheld, were disclosed as the donors (the deed of gift hangs in the Senior Common Room of the College).

Wraxall church was restored (1893) at his chief cost (Sir Arthur Blomfield, architect), and he introduced the stained glass windows by Kemp, and screened off the Charlton chapel, adding to it the reredos by Kemp.

He joined the North Somerset Yeomanry Cavalry as Cornet, 3 January, 1871; Captain October, 1881; Hon. Major, 1881; Major, 1886; retired 1893.

Justice of the Peace for Somerset from about 1867 to 1907. On the Highway Board and Board of Guardians. High Sheriff of Somerset for 1888 and Deputy Lieutenant 1889-1907. An Alderman of the Somerset County Council to 1898. President of the North Somerset Conservative Association for a great number of years. A Life Governor of Bristol General Hospital. On Bristol Diocesan committees for the promotion of Church matters. (In Sidney Lee's 'Life of King Edward VII (1923-7) it is related that the King when Prince of Wales twice in 1881 pressed on Gladstone the bestowal of a Baronetcy on Antony Gibbs. His son Lord Wraxall told John Arthur Gibbs - fourth editor of the Gibbs Pedigree - that this story was inaccurate and he asked Lee to omit it from any later edition, the facts being that the Liberal Whip Marjoribanks (later Lord Tweedmouth invited Antony to an interview, at which he said that gladstone desired to suggest him to the Queen for a Peerage, making reference to his and his father's philanthropic works, but that Antony having then mentioned that he was a Conservative he heard no more of the matter

Portraits: as a child by John Phillip, miniature with his father and sister Dorothea by Sir Wm. Ross, oil by J. H. Lorimer; all last in possession of Lord Wraxall in 1930 (11). The portrait in the Hall of Keble College is a copy by F. George Swaish of the Lorimer. 
Gibbs, Antony of Tyntesfield (I1695)
 
192 1st son of William Tighe of Rossanagh, Asford, Co. Wicklow, by Lucy Emily, daughter of Frederick Thomas Lewin of Castlegrove in Burke's 'Landed Gentry of Ireland'. Educated at Haileyburn College.

Farming at Rossenagh, Co. Wicklow (1912-22 and 1930-37); in Rhodesia (1923-29) and from 1937-80 at Teg Down Farm, Nr. Winchester (see Burke's Landed Gentry, 1972). 
Tighe, Dan Charles Frederick (I2603)
 
193 1st son, 2nd Lord Aldenham (1907) of Aldenham and Clifton Hampden. Born at Naples 23 and baptised there privately by Embassy Chaplain 25 April and received into the Church 18 October 1846 at Clifton Hampden. Educated at Eton College 1860-1: matric at Oxford (Christ Church) 1865, B.A. 1870, M.A. 1881. Died 9 May 1936.

He succeeded to the estate of Clifton Hampden (Oxon. & Berks) and to the lordship of the manor of Clifton Hampden by gift from his father in 1902. The Vicarage there became his Manor House in 1905 & he enlarged it. He built new cottages in Clifton Hampden and added to his lands, which in 1927 consisted of the whole of Clifton Hampden & extended into Burcot, Toot Baldon, Dorchester, and Long Wittenham, in all about 1780 ac. On his father's death in 1907 the life tenancy of the Aldenham estates passed to him, comprising at that date 3,060 ac. in Herts and 106 in Middlesex. Patron of the Livings of Aldenham (from 1907) and Clifton Hampden (from 1905).

He entered Antony Gibbs & Sons 1870, partner from 1873, head from 1907. During his headship the firm opened a Branch in N. York (1913). Visited Australia 1881-2 when the firm entered into business there. Director of the Guardian Assurance Co. from 1871; the Universal Marine Insce. Co. 1875-87; the Bank of Australasia from 1887; and director of other public Cos. In the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths (livery 1897, assistant 1900, prime warden 1908-9) and also in the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers (master).

Contested Abingdon for Parliament 1880. Followed his father as M.P. (Conservative) for the City of London, 8 July 1892. In 1904 he and his brother Vicary vacated their seats (under an Act of George III) owing to the fact that as partners in A. Gibbs & Sons they had contracted with our Government to sell them Chilean Warships. He was at once re-elected by the City. Elected again by the City in 1906 for the new Parliament, he retired in favour of the Right Hon. Arthur Alfour (ex-premier). President of the London Institution 1906-13. Fellow of the Royal Colonial Institute. President of the City of London Conservative Association from 1908. Commissioner of Lieutenancy for the City of London from 1892: Commissioner of income and land tax for the same from 1892. A Governor of Aldenham School of income and land tax for the same from 1892. A Governor of Aldenham school 1907-13. Sometime Treasurer of the National Society and later Treasurer of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, the Royal School for Deaf and Dumb children at Margate, the Colonial Bishoprics' Fund, and the Additional Curates Society.

As a Freemason, was Grand Warden of England in Craft Masonry, Deputy Grand Mark Master of English, and the Provincial Grand Mark Master of Kent. Member of the Roxburgh Club (vice-president 1911, president in succession to Lord Rosebery from 1929) to which he contributed the 'Life of St. Katherine' edited by his father (1884), and (in 1908) by his father's wishes 'The Mirrour of the Lyf. of Jesu Christ'. Member of the Club 'Nobody's Friends', from 1875 (president from 1913). Among other Clubs, sometime member of the Athenaeum, the Carlton, the City Carlton from 1891 (Chairman 1908-26, President from 1930, Trustee for the Club and its Debenture holders over many years), the City of London from 1869 (Chairman 1891-4; Trustee from 1907). Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

He printed, 1914, 'Catalogue of the Aldenham Library' by Helen Budd, being a revision of the catalogues printed by his father. Editor of a booklet of 'Extracts from the diary of G.H. Gibbs' being a reprint from the Gt. Western Railway Magazine of 1909-10.

Residences: 13 Park Square, Marylebone, 1875-8; 82 Portland Pace, 1878-1907; 37 Portland Place from 1907; the Manor House, Clifton Hampden from 1905; in Scotland The Dell, Rothemurchus, 1883-9; Invergeldie, Comrie, 1890-5.

Portraits: One by H. Herkomer, a miniature by Angelo Tricca of Florence, 1858, a chalk drawing (aged 13) with his father by E.U. Eddis and another by W.E. Miller, all 4 in his own possession. Portrait by Lady Cokayne, 1922, in possession of A. Gibbs and Sons. 
Gibbs, Sir Alban George Henry 2nd Baron Aldenham (I1631)
 
194 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.

 
Gibbs, David Charles Leslie (I1649)
 
195 1st son, died in infancy. Buried at Barnstaple. Memorial Inscription in the cemetery. Gibbs, William Richard Sidney (I2711)
 
196 1st son, merchant of Exeter. Baptised at St. Mary Arches, Exeter, died 31 March and buried 4 April 1726 at St. Mary Arches. Monumental Inscription there. Administration 5 May 1726 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Doctors Commons, London. Special administration 20 September 1778 in the Archdeaconry Court of Exeter.

Steward of Exeter 1685, Sheriff 1692, Receiver 1693, The Administration of 1726 was granted to his son John, his widow Sarah Renouncing. 
Gibbs, Isaac of Exeter (I3022)
 
197 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Gibbs, Antony Richard (I2041)
 
198 1st son. Baptised 13 October 1900 at Wraxall, Somerset. Educated at Eton College 1913-18 and Royal Military College, Sandhurst, 1918-19. Service of Thanksgiving for him at All Saint's, Fleet 12 October 1979.

Nov. 1919 joined King's Royal Rifle Corps (60th Rifles); retired Lieut. Col. 1947. Secretary, Army Rifle Association, 1947-67. President, Aldershot and North Hants. Conservative Association, 1970-78.

Worked for over 20 years for the Riflemen's Aid Society and over 15 years for the Officer's Pension Assn.

Took an active part in all field sports until his death.

1 daughter: Jane Elisabeth Bennett, born 1935. last living at 56 Redcliffe Square, S.W.10. 
Bennett, Lt Col Alexander George (I2256)
 
199 1st son. Baptised 14 May 1891 at St. Giles, Oxford. Educated at Winchester College (scholar) 1904-10; matric at Oxford (scholar of New College) 1910; 1st class Mods. 1912; 1st class Lit. Humaniores 1914. Cremated at Springvale, nr. Melbourne.

At Winchester was "Prefect of Hall" 1909-10. Elected Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Oct. 1914 but never resided. In the Great War 2nd Lieut. 15 October 1914 in 6th (Glamorgan) Battalion (Territorial) of The Welsh Regiment. Temporary Captain 1915 as a Railway Transport Officer in France. On General Staff in France as A.D.C. to General Sir Tom Bridges (Head Quarters 19th Divn.) Dec. 1915-Nov. 1916. Returned to Ry. Transport Nov. 1916-May 1917. Thereafter in "Grand Quartier General" French Armies in liaison work till Mar. 1919. Temporary Major from September 1918. Medals, 1914 Star, British War medal, Allies (Victory) medal.

Joined Antony Gibbs & Sons, London, May 1919 and was one of the managers of their Australian Branch, Gibbs Bright & Co. 1920-30 (Melbourne 1920-23, Adelaide 1923-25, Sydney 1925-30). Headmaster of "Tudor House" Preparatory School nr. Mossvale, N.S.W. from 1931-38. Elected Vice-Chancellor, Melbourne University in 1938 from which post he retired in 1951. Knighted 1948.

A Trustee of the Australian National Gallery from 1941, and Chairman from 1951. Member of the Australian Broadcasting Commission in 1942. President of the Australian Council for Educational Research 1948. Portrait by Max Meldrum in the John Medley building, part of the Arts Faculty, University of Melbourne.

1 son, David John Medley (United States citizen 1967), m. Ruth Crane and has issue. 1 daughter, Diana Mary m. Francis Barrington Hall, Chief of Protocol, Dept. of Foreign Affairs, Canberra (1978) and has issue. 
Medley, Sir John Dudley Gibbs (I2068)
 
200 1st son. Baptised 25 July 1888 at St. Saviour's Chelsea. Educated at Eton College 1901-6; matric. Oxford (Christ Church) October 1906; BA 1910.

He was with Antony Gibbs & Sons in London 1910-14; with their Australian branch, Gibbs Bright & Co., 1914-29 (Melbourne 1914-22, Perth 1922-9), a manager of Gibbs Bright & Co., 1915 and a partner in it 1927-9. Retired 1929 and lived at 25 Cadogan Square (1932). Member of the Carlton Club from 1920.

Returned to Melbourne. Died 8 August 1974 at La Haut, Dominica and buried in Roseau, Dominica, West Indies.
 
Gibbs, Captain Maurice Antony Crutchley (I1983)
 

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