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Emily Anna Otter

Female 1854 - 1928  (74 years)


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  • Name Emily Anna Otter 
    Born 6 Mar 1854  Cowfold, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Vicarage
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 9 Apr 1854  Cowfold, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1861  Cowfold, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 5 Jul 1928  Fyfield, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Car Accident
    Buried 8 Jul 1928  Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1733  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2018 

    Father Rev. William Bruere Otter,   b. 28 May 1805, Leatherhead, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1876, Cowfold, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Melvil,   b. 13 Oct 1814, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1892, Cowfold, West Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 18 May 1837  's-Gravenhage, S-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Martin Gibbs, High Sheriff, Somerset,   b. 30 May 1850, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1928, Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1883  Lindfield, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lieut. Colonel William Otter Gibbs,   b. 13 Sep 1883, Clifton, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1960  (Age 76 years)
     2. Lieut. Noel Martin Gibbs,   b. 25 Dec 1884, Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1916, Kahe, German East Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     3. The Rev. Francis Antony Woodard Gibbs,   b. 17 Dec 1885, Barrow Court, Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1946, Fairford, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. Roland Vicary Gibbs,   b. 16 Mar 1887, Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1909, Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     5. Matilda Blanche Gibbs,   b. 20 Nov 1888, Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1889, Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Major Guy Melvil Gibbs,   b. 15 Dec 1889, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1959, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     7. Ralph Crawley Boevey Gibbs,   b. 24 Jul 1891, Barrow Court, Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1957, Rudston, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     8. Captain Lionel Cyril Gibbs,   b. 15 Feb 1893, Flax Bourton, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1940, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     9. Mary Albinia Gibbs,   b. 5 Nov 1894, Down Ampney, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1979  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 5th daughter of Rev. William Bruere Otter, Archdeacon of Lewes, by Elizabeth, 3rd and youngest daughter of Robert Melvil, English Consul at Amsterdam. Baptised 9 April 1854 in Cowfold Parish Church. Buried 8 July 1928 at Barrow Gurney. Memorial Inscription in the churchyard there and in Barrow Court chapel. Memorial reredos and Memorial window, both as aforesaid under her husband. Administration 23 November 1928.

      The following is a selection from a number of posts which she held at different times. In 1920 she resigned from sixteen on account of ill health. An original member of the General and Exec. Committees of the Somerset Federation of Women's Institutes, 1902-12, and an elected Vice-President, 1902-28; President of the Barrow-Gurney Women's Institute till 1928; Founder and President of the local Nursing Association; for many years on the Committee of the Somerset Association of the Welfare of Women and Girls:
      co-opted Member of the Board of Guardians of Long Ashton afsd. 1904-28, and acted on many of its sub-committees; on the Somerset County Education Committee, 1903-20, and co-opted Member of its Special Subjects Committee, 1913-20; a Trustee of St. Michael's Home afsd. till 1928; on the Council of Bristol Blind School for many years till 1928; on the General Committee of Bristol Blind Asylum 1912-28; founded in 1912 the North Somerset Women's Unionist Association and was President and Chairman thereof; Local Representative of the Long Ashton War Pensions Sub-committee, 1914-20.

      Portraits: By Wm. Walker (1883); by Goldsborough Anderson (1905); min. by Miss Hall, last in possession of her son Major Anthony Gibbs.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Mar 1854 - Cowfold, Sussex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 9 Apr 1854 - Cowfold, Sussex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Cowfold, Sussex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jun 1883 - Lindfield, Sussex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Berkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jul 1928 - Fyfield, Berkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Jul 1928 - Barrow Gurney, Somerset Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1911 England Census - Henry Martin Gibbs.jpeg
    1911 England Census - Henry Martin Gibbs.jpeg