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Victoria Florence de Burgh Long

Victoria Florence de Burgh Long

Female 1880 - 1920  (39 years)

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  • Name Victoria Florence de Burgh Long 
    Nickname Via 
    Born 10 Aug 1880  1 Grafton Street, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1881  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Croughton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 29 Mar 1920  Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1st daughter of the Right Hon. Walter Hume Long, PC of Rood Ashton, Wiltshire, who was created 1921 Viscount Long of Wraxall (Wraxall, Wiltshire), by Lady Dorothy Blanche, 4th daughter of Richard E. St. L. Boyle, 9th Earl of Cork and Orrery. Baptised at St. James's, Piccadilly, in London. Died at Tyntesfield 29 March, and was buried 1 April 1920 at Wraxall, Somerset. Memorial Inscription in the church (Charlton chapel) and churchyard, and in Tyntesfield chapel. Died of Spanish Flu epidemic.

      In the Great War she directed the Bristol Soldiers' and Sailors' Help Society. She was chairman of the Ladies' House and Social Committee of the Bristol branch of the Royal Colonial Institute, and was an active member of the Bristol Women's Unionist Association. A Commander of the Order of the British Empire 1918.

      She is commemorated in Bristol by the "Victoria Gibbs Babies' Home" at Kingsdown.

      Her life by Madeleine Alston (Via Gibbs, a Memoir) was published in 1921.

      Portraits: Min. in emeralds (1903), 2 by Alb. H. Collings (1908); all 3 last in possession of Lord Wraxall in 1930.
    Person ID I2084  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2021 

    Father Viscount Walter Hume Long,   b. 13 Jul 1854, Bath, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1924, Westbury, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Blanche Boyle,   b. 18 Nov 1858, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1938, Steeple Ashton, Trowbridge, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1 Aug 1878  St George Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2025  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family The Right Hon. George Abraham Gibbs, 1st Baron Wraxall,   b. 6 Jul 1873, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1931, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1901  All Saints, Ennismore Gardens, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Antony Gibbs,   b. 5 Sep 1911, Long Ashton, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1911, Long Ashton, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Doreen Albinia de Burgh Gibbs,   b. 17 Sep 1913, Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 2008, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     3. Antony Eustace Long Gibbs,   b. 24 Sep 1916, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1916, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1880 - 1 Grafton Street, Westminster, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Croughton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Westminster, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Nov 1901 - All Saints, Ennismore Gardens, Westminster, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1911 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Mar 1920 - Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    The Hon. Victoria ('Via') Florence de Burgh Long, Lady Gibbs (1880-1920) by Albert Henry Collings (London 1858 -1947)
    Via Gibbs with Doreen
    Via Gibbs
    Via Long with her brother Toby
    Fancy Dress in Tyntesfield Conservatory
    Mrs George Gibbs MBE.