Dame Anstice Rosa Gibbs, DCVO, CBE1905 - 1978 (73 years)
Name Anstice Rosa Gibbs Title Dame Suffix DCVO, CBE Birth 2 Jan 1905 Aldenham, Hertfordshire
Gender Female Baptism 11 Jan 1905 Aldenham, Hertfordshire Occupation Girl Guide leader Death 7 Feb 1978 Kingsclere and Whitchurch, Hampshire Burial 13 Feb 1978 Wasing, Berkshire Notes
- Elder twin with Bernard Vicary. Baptised 11 January 1905 at Aldenham. Buried at St. Nicholas, Wasing. Berks. 13 February 1978.
Chief Commissioner and Chairman Girl Guides' Association (British Commonwealth) 1956-66. Worked with Girl Guides from 1922. In the United Kingdom she served as a Guider, Commissioner and Camp Adviser and a Trainer and in 1945 she was awarded the Girl Guides Association's highest award, the Silver Fish, for exceptional service to the Movement. Deputy Chief Commissioner, 1954; Member of the Committee of World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, 1952-66; Vice-Chairman 1954-60. Chairman of the Hostess Country's Planning Committee for the 22nd World Conference of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, held in the United Kingdom in 1975. Member of the Council of the Victoria League for 10 years until she became Deputy President.
During 1948/49 and 1950/51 she was Lady-in-Waiting to her old friend Countess Alexander of Tunis when Earl Alexander of Tunis was Governor-General of Canada.
- Dame Anstice Gibbs, DCVO, CBE (b. Hertfordshire, 2 January 1905, d. Hampshire, 7th February 1978) was the Chief Commissioner of the Girl Guides Association in the UK for ten years, and vice-chair of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) from 1957 to 1960.
Person ID I1936 Gibbs Family Tree Last Modified 24 Apr 2022
Father Ven. Archdeacon Kenneth Francis Gibbs, b. 2 Apr 1856, Hampstead, London d. 1 Feb 1935, Hatfield, Hertfordshire (Age 78 years) Mother Mabel Alice Barnett, b. 6 Sep 1874, 1 Eaton Terrace, Westminster, London d. 20 Mar 1953, Witney, Oxfordshire (Age 78 years) Marriage 5 Jun 1894 Aldenham, Hertfordshire Family ID F820 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Event Map Birth - 2 Jan 1905 - Aldenham, Hertfordshire Baptism - 11 Jan 1905 - Aldenham, Hertfordshire Death - 7 Feb 1978 - Kingsclere and Whitchurch, Hampshire Burial - 13 Feb 1978 - Wasing, Berkshire = Link to Google Earth