Dudley Julius Medley1861 - 1953 (92 years)
Name Dudley Julius Medley Birth 31 Mar 1861 Paddington, London
- 13 Eastbourne Terrace
Gender Male Baptism 10 May 1861 St James, Dorset Residence 1901 Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland Residence 2 Apr 1911 Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire Age in 1911: 50; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head: Head Arrival 15 Aug 1929 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Arrival 10 Sep 1929 Southampton, Hampshire Departure Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Death 14 Oct 1953 Newbury, Berkshire
- Age at Death: 92
Probate Date 12 Nov 1953 London Occupation Professor of History, University of Glasgow Burial Oxford, Oxfordshire Notes
- 2nd son of Leiutenant General Julius George Medley (1829-1884) (Royal Engineers), by Adelaide (1841-1923), daughter of Colonel James Steele, C.B. Baptised at a church in the parish of Paddington 10 May 1861. Educated at Wellington College 1875-80; matric at Oxford (Keble College) October 1880; 1st Class Modern History and BA 1883; MA 1887; Hon. LL.D Glasgow University 1931. Cremated at Oxford.
At Wellington was Head of School and Queen's Medallist. History lecturer and tutor of Keble College, Oxford, 1884-99. Professor of History at Glasgow 1899-1931. Sometime Chairman of the Appointments Committee of Glasgow University, a Member of Glasgow School Board, an examiner for the Scottish Education Department, for the Oxford and Cambridge University Examination Board, and for the Civil Service Commissioners. Sometime Honours History Examiner for Oxford, Cambridge, Belfast, Birmingham and Sheffield Universities, now (1932) for Glasgow, Sheffield, and Durham. Member representing Glasgow University in Glasgow Territorial Army and Air Force Association 1908-31. Chairman of the Military Education Committee (Officers' Training Corps) 1909-31. Chairman of Central Organisation Military Education Committee (Senior Divisional O.T.C.) 1923- 31. In the Great War one of the Young Men's Christian Association's lecturers to the Army in France, and (1918-19) sub Director at Trouville, later at Havre, under the Army Scheme of Education: awarded British War medal. Author of A Student's Manual of English Constitutional History published 1894 (6th edition 1925) and other works (see Who's Who 1930). He and his wife lived at Oxford 1890-1900: at Glasgow 1900-31 (45 Lilybank Gardens from 1919). Vacation houses: The Manor House, Mears Ashby, Northants 1908-15; and successively 1915-28 at Bradfield, Greenham, and Highclere, all in Berks, and, from 1928-34, at Hill House, Heckfield, Hants, to which he retired on resigning his Professorship. Thereafter, lived at Ashby, Tydesham, Newbury, until his death.
Two portraits, both by James Gunn, R.A., the one at Glasgow University, the other now in the possession of his grandson George Medley.
Person ID I2067 Gibbs Family Tree Last Modified 2 Jul 2020
Father Maj. Gen. Julius George Medley, b. 19 Jul 1829, Russell Square, London d. 28 Aug 1884, Port Said, Egypt (Age 55 years) Mother Adelaide Charlotte Steel, b. Feb 1841, Norwood, Surrey d. 10 Jul 1923, Kensington, London (Age 82 years) Marriage 9 Sep 1858 Simla, Bengal, India Family ID F1695 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Isabel Alice Gibbs, b. 27 Dec 1862, Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset d. 17 Apr 1942, Newbury, Berkshire (Age 79 years) Children + 1. Sir John Dudley Gibbs Medley, b. 19 Apr 1891, 2 Keble Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire d. 26 Sep 1962, Harkaway, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Age 71 years) 2. Isabel Sybil Charlotte Medley, b. 26 Jun 1892, Oxford, Oxfordshire d. 25 Jul 1967, Hungerford, Berkshire (Age 75 years) + 3. Brigadier Edgar Julius Medley, DSO, OBE, MC, b. 16 Dec 1893, Oxford, Oxfordshire d. 21 Jun 1972, Shaftesbury, Dorset (Age 78 years) 4. Bertram Antony Medley, b. 23 Feb 1895, Oxford, Oxfordshire d. 25 Sep 1915, Givenchy, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France (Age 20 years) + 5. Mary Blanche Medley, b. 13 Nov 1896, Oxford, Oxfordshire d. 16 Oct 1925, Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland (Age 28 years) 6. Rosalind Evelyn Medley, b. 1899, Oxford, Oxfordshire d. 26 Feb 1916, Queen Anne's School, Caversham, Berkshire (Age 17 years) + 7. Captain Ralph Cyril Medley, DSO, OBE, b. 2 Oct 1906, Burton Seagrave, Northamptonshire d. 1999, Chilton House Nursing Home (Age 92 years) Family ID F941 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 9 Jul 2017
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Documents 1911 England Census - Dudley Julius Medley-1.jpeg
Headstones Graves of Dudley Julius Medley, his wife Isabel (nee Gibbs) and two of their children
He is buried next to the two children (Rosalind died in 1916 of appendicitis and is buried there, and the reverse is a memorial to Bertram who was killed in 1915). John Lomax Gibbs grave beyond them.