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Stephen Cokayne Gibbs, OBE

Stephen Cokayne Gibbs, OBE

Male 1929 - 2017  (88 years)

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  • Name Stephen Cokayne Gibbs 
    Suffix OBE 
    Born 18 Jul 1929  Epscombs Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 6 Oct 1929  Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 12 Nov 2017  Dougarie, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 2nd son. Baptised 6 October 1929 at Hertingfordbury. Educated at Eton.

      Joined the Army September 1947. Commissioned in 60th Rifles May 1948 and demobilised September 1949. Joined Queen Victoria's Rifles (TA) 1952; Captain 1956; Major 1959; retired 1962.

      Entered Port Line Ltd. October 1949; Assistant Manager 1957; London Manager 1959-62. Entered Charles Barker and Sons Ltd. 1962, Director since 1962. Director Vaux Breweries from 1971 and other companies

      Travelled extensively in the USA, Canada, Southern Africa and Australasia.

      Interests: Fishing, shooting, stalking, ornithology and gardening.

      Clubs: White's, Pratt's.

      Address: Isle of Arran since 1972
    • Dougarie owner dies aged 88
      The Arran Banner 18 Nov 2017

      Stephen Gibbs OBE, who died on november 12.
      The man who ran Dougarie Estate for the last 35 years has passed away. Stephen Gibbs OBE died peacefully at his home on Sunday. He was 88.
      A statement from the Gibbs family said: ‘It is with great sadness that we inform you that Stephen Gibbs died on Sunday morning (November 12) at home. A service of thanksgiving will be held at 11.45am, Monday November 27 at Shiskine Church.’
      Stephen Cokayne Gibbs was born on 18 July 1929, the son of Sir Geoffrey Cokayne Gibbs and Helen Margaret Leslie. He was educated at Eton College, Windsor and gained the rank of lieutenant in 1948 in the King’s Royal Rifle Corps. He later reached the rank of major in 1960 in the QVR (Territorial Army).
      He married Lavinia Winifred Bacon, daughter of Sir Edmund Castell Bacon and Priscilla Dora Ponsonby, on 21 November 1972. The couple acquired the 27,000-acre sporting estate on Arran the same year and it was to be their home for the next 35 years. Stephen was also a former director of Charles Barker plc and the Vaux Group plc.
      He was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s honours list in 2001 for his services to deer management.
      He is survived by his wife Lavinia and their three children Emily, James and William.
    • Dougarie Estate: https://www.dougarieestate.co.uk
    Person ID I1651  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2021 

    Father The Hon. Sir 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 Lavinia Winifred Bacon 
    Children 
     1. Emily Anna Maria Gibbs
     2. James Edmund Geoffrey Gibbs
     3. William Stephen Gibbs
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 6 Oct 1929 - Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Nov 2017 - Dougarie, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK Link to Google Earth
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