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The Hon. Sir Geoffrey Cokayne Gibbs, KCMG

Male 1901 - 1975  (73 years)


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  • Name Geoffrey Cokayne Gibbs 
    Title The Hon. Sir 
    Suffix KCMG 
    Born 20 Jul 1901  Camfield, Hatfield, Herts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 1 Sep 1901  Camfield, Hatfield, Herts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Admission 18 Apr 1923 
    Residence London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 6 Jul 1975  Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1642  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2019 

    Father The Hon. Herbert Cokayne Gibbs, 1st Baron Hunsdon of Hunsdon,   b. 14 May 1854, Frognall, Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1935, Briggens, Hertfiordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Anna Maria Durant, Lady Hunsdon,   b. 8 May 1862, High Canons Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1938, Ware, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1885  Shenley, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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 
    Children 
     1. David Charles Leslie Gibbs,   b. 15 Aug 1927, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 2009, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Stephen Cokayne Gibbs, OBE,   b. 18 Jul 1929, Epscombs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 2017, Dougarie, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Julian Herbert Gibbs
     4. Sir Roger Geoffrey Gibbs,   b. 13 Oct 1934, Holwell Manor, Hatfield, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 2018, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Christopher Henry Gibbs,   b. 29 Jul 1938, Holwell Manor, Hatfield Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 2018, Tangier, Morocco Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Elizabeth Helen Gibbs
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F757  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 2nd son of Herbert Cokayne Gibbs, Lord Hunsdon. Baptised 1 September 1901 at St. Mark's, Hatfield. Educated at Eton College 1914-19, Matric. Oxford (Christ Church) 1919 and resided to 1922. Died 6 July 1975 and was buried at St. Michael & All Angels, Clifton Hampden, Oxon.

      C.M.G. 1945; K.C.M.G. 1955, Hon. D.C.L. Oxford. Lived at Holwell Manor, Hatfield, Hertfordshire from 1932-49. Inherited Clifton Hampden Estate and lived there 1949-75; Patron of the Living, Church Warden, Chairman Parish Council.

      Entered Antony Gibbs & Sons, London, 1923; was with Gibbs Bright & Co. in Australia 1924-29; Partner of the Australian firm from 1929 and of Antony Gibbs & Sons, London, 1932 (Chairman 1966-72).

      Chairman of The Bank of Australia 1945-51 and The Australia & New Zealand Bank Ltd. 1951-67; Director, Barclays Bank D.C.O. (now Barclays Bank International) 1945-71 (Vice-Chairman 1948, Deputy Chairman 1955).

      Other directorships include: The Sulphide Corporation from 1929; London Board of Australian Mutual Provident Society 1935 (Chairman 1958-72); The Union Discount Co. of London Ltd. (Director 1945-72); Oxford University Chest.

      Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Economic Warfare 1943-45, Chairman of the Advisory Council, Export Credit Guarantee Department 1948-62. Member of the Council of The Royal National Pension Fund for Nurses 1952-73. Chairman of The Nuffield Foundation 1951-73. Chairman Morris Garages 1961-75. Chairman of the Imperial Relations Trust 1952-73.

      He had several other directorships and was connected with many charities. Grocers Company: on the Livery 1929; on the Court 1932; Master 1938.

      Clubs: Brooke's, Pratt's, Beefsteak; Melbourne: Union (Sidney); Queenslad.

      Portrait: Oil by Allan Gwynne Jones (1968) at Nuffield Lodge, Regents Park.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jul 1901 - Camfield, Hatfield, Herts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 1 Sep 1901 - Camfield, Hatfield, Herts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Oct 1926 - St Marys, Hertingfordbury, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jul 1975 - Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1911 England Census - Winifred Marian Gibbs.jpeg
    1911 England Census - Winifred Marian Gibbs.jpeg
    London, England, Freedom of the City Admission Papers, 1681-1930 - Geoffrey Cokayne Gibbs-1.jpeg
    London, England, Freedom of the City Admission Papers, 1681-1930 - Geoffrey Cokayne Gibbs-1.jpeg