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David Evelyn Gibbs

Male 1931 - 1998  (67 years)


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  • Name David Evelyn Gibbs 
    Born 22 May 1931 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jul 1998  Salisbury, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2239  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2018 

    Father Lancelot Merivale Gibbs, Brid. CVO DSO MC,   b. 23 Dec 1889, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1966, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Marjorie Florence Maxwell,   b. 24 Apr 1906, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1939  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1929  Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Phyllida Lovaine Plowden,   b. 1936,   d. 11 Nov 1999, Swallowcliffe, Salisbury Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1959  Hengrave Hall Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Quenelda Marjory Gibbs
     2. Giles Evelyn Somerset Gibbs
     3. Crispin Lancelot Gibbs
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F1009  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Educated at Eton 1944-49. Coldstream Guards.

      After leaving Eton, joined the Coldstream Guards (Commissioned in 1950). Served for two years in North Africa and England, with a further three years on the Reserve. Attended Westminster Abbey as a Gold Staff Officer for the Coronation 1953 (Coronation Medal).

      1951-52 worked at Fortnum and Mason. 1952 joined A. W. Bain Sons & Bevan, Insurance Brokers. 1957— Member London Stock Exchange.

      In 1968 purchased Braishfield Manor and in 1977 planted a small vineyard which produced for the first time in 1979. Member of English Vineyards Association. Extensively renovated and enlarged the garden which is open to the public in the summer.

      Portrait by Marientrau at Braishfield.
      Portrait of family by Hugh Powell at Braishfield.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1959 - Hengrave Hall Link to Google Earth
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