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John Arthur Gibbs1860 - 1949 (88 years)
Name John Arthur Gibbs Birth 27 Oct 1860 Torwood, Torquay, Devon
Gender Male Residence 1871 Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Residence 1881 St Thomas the Apostle, Exeter, Devon Residence 2 Apr 1911 London Age: 50; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head Death 9 Jul 1949 Cobham, Surrey Burial Abinger, Surrey Notes
- 1st son. Born at Collina (now the Vicarage), Torwood, Torquay, 27 October and baptised 7 December 1860 at St. Mark's, Torwood. Educated at Winchester College 1874-8, matric. at Oxford (Keble College), 28 January 1879; 1st class Science (biology) and BA 1882; MA 1925. Died 9 July 1949 and was buried at St. James' Abinger, Surrey. Will proved.
Joined Antony Gibbs & Sons, London 1882; in Liverpool with Antony Gibbs & Sons & Co., 1882-3; in Melbourne, Australia, with Gibbs Bright. & Co., 1885-9 (a manager there 1889); a partner in Gibbs & Co. Chile (Valparaiso and Iquique) 1890-6; a manager in the London firm 1896 and partner therein 1897 to 31 December 1930, when he retired. Director of the Mexican Railway Co. from 1905 and of the Indemnity Assurance Co. from 1906. Churchwarden of St. James', Abinger, of St. Martin Outwich, of St. Helen's, City of London, from 1920. On the council of Keble College, Oxford, from 1925. Author of 'The History of Antony & Dorothea Gibbs' and of the 'Early Years of Antony Gibbs & Sons', published 1922, and editor of the third edition of the family pedigree. Author of Abinger Parish Church published October 1938 (all his notes are available on-line at http://www.stjameschurchabinger.org/church-history.ashx and view 'Other Documents' on this page. His Chilean War Diaries are in the possession of Julian R. GIbbs
Residences: after marriage, 20 Cleveland Gardens, Paddington, 1902 - March 1931, and Goddards, Abinger, Surrey, leased from 1914, bought by his wife, 1927. Goddards was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1898-9 for Sir Frederick Mirrilees. The house was intended for Sir Frederick's daughter Cecilia (afterwards Mrs Craven) and until she needed it, it was used as a rest home for nurses.
St Cecilia's badge is carved outside the front entrance. After the house was enlarged in 1910 it was occupied for a short time by Sir Frederick's son, Donald Mirrilees and his wife. Mrs. Craven never lived there. It is a fine example of the relationship between house and garden which was of paramount importance to Lutyens (see Edwin Lutyens Architectural Monographs 6, Academy Editions, London, 1979). The garden was designed by Gertrude Jekyll and is mentioned in 'Gardens Old and New' edited by H. Avray Tipping, MA, FSA, Vol. III (pub. about 1912 by Country Life). Distinct reservations on its architectural merits are expressed by Pevsner in the vol. on Surrey in the 'Buildings of England' Series, pub. by Penguin Books, 1st edition 1962, 2nd edition. 1971, however it is the subject of one of the books in Brian Edwards' "Architecture in Detail" series (Goddards, Lutyens by Brian Edwards published by Phaidon Press Ltd 1996).
Person ID I1410 Gibbs Family Tree Last Modified 20 May 2022
Father Rev. John Lomax Gibbs, b. 28 Mar 1832, 11 Bedford Sq, Bloomsbury, London d. 12 Jan 1914, Speen, Berkshire (Age 81 years) Mother Isabel Marianne Bright, b. 1 Mar 1835, Abbots Leigh, Somerset d. 22 Mar 1920, Newbury, Berkshire (Age 85 years) Marriage 3 Jan 1860 Abbots Leigh, Somerset Family ID F56 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Emily Gertrude Franck Bright, b. 31 Aug 1868, Preshute House, Marlborough College, Wiltshire d. 27 Nov 1960, Cobham, Surrey (Age 92 years) Marriage 14 Jan 1902 Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Children 1. Christopher John Gibbs, OBE, b. 6 Dec 1902, Paddington, London d. 3 Jun 1985, Chippenham, Wiltshire (Age 82 years) 2. Antony James Gibbs, b. 29 Apr 1904, Paddington, London d. 14 Jun 1993, Ewhurst, Surrey (Age 89 years) 3. Evelyn Arthur Gibbs, b. 1906, Paddington, Lancashire d. 7 Jul 1917, Langton Matravers, Dorset (Age 11 years) 4. Angela Gertrude Gibbs, b. 8 Jun 1909, Paddington, London d. 27 Mar 1910, Paddington, London (Age 0 years) 5. Rev. Martin Franck Gibbs, b. 28 May 1912, 20 Cleveland Gardens, Paddington, London d. 18 Jan 2003, Hinton St. George, Somerset (Age 90 years) Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 Family ID F917 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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