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Rev. John Lomax Gibbs

Rev. John Lomax Gibbs

Male 1832 - 1914  (81 years)

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  • Name John Lomax Gibbs 
    Title Rev. 
    Born 28 Mar 1832  11 Bedford Sq, Bloomsbury, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 26 May 1832  St. Giles-in-the-Fields, Holborn, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1851  Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1871  Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1881  St Thomas the Apostle, Exeter, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Clyst St George, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Speen, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Died 12 Jan 1914  Speen, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Speen House
    Person ID I231  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2019 

    Father George Henry Gibbs,   b. 24 Aug 1785, Exeter, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1842, Venice, Venezia, Veneto, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Caroline Crawley,   b. 25 Apr 1794, Clyst St George, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1850, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 7 Jul 1817  Stowe-nine-Churches, Upper Stowe, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabel Marianne Bright,   b. 1 Mar 1835, Abbots Leigh, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1920, Newbury, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1860  Abbots Leigh, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John Arthur Gibbs,   b. 27 Oct 1860, Torwood, Torquay, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1949, Cobham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Caroline Blanche Gibbs,   b. 27 Nov 1861, Gelos, Basses Pyrenees, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1945, Speen, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Isabel Alice Gibbs,   b. 27 Dec 1862, Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1942, Newbury, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Robert Tyndall Gibbs,   b. 20 May 1865, Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1942, Worcester, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Reginald Gibbs,   b. 29 Jun 1867, The Parsonage, Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1940, Aldenham, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     6. Frances Lomax Gibbs,   b. 28 Jan 1869, Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1943, Wandsworth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Mary Beatrice Gibbs,   b. 16 Feb 1871, Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1886, Pimlico, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     8. Ethel Constance Gibbs,   b. 27 Nov 1872, Clevedon, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1961, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F56  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 8th son of George Henry Gibbs of London. Baptised 26 May 1832 at St.-Giles-in-the-Fields, Holborn. Educated at Eton College 1834-35 and Charterhouse, London, 1846-7. Matric at Oxford (Exeter College), 24 Oct. 1849, BA, a 'grand compounder, MA, 1856. Buried 15 January 1914 at Speen. Will proved 17 February 1914.

      To add to the facts about education, he went to a school at Brighton about six or seven, and then to one at Clifton, Bristol. After Charterhouse he was, 1848-9, with a tutor, the rector of Poundstock, Cornwall. Joined Antony Gibbs & Sons, London, 1854, but left them 1856 through ill-health, and in every year 1851 to 58 he travelled much abroad, particularly in Spain, and (1857-8) up the Nile and in Palestine. A student at Wells Theological College 1858. Ordained Deacon (Exeter) 1859, Priest 1860. Curate at St. Mary's, Torwood, Torquay, to Rev. J. Hogg 1859-1860, when his health drove him abroad again (Pyrenees) with his wife and first-born. Living at Bradeham, Bucks., 1863-4. Perpetual Curate of Clifton Hampden, Oxon., 1864 (presented by his brother Henry Hucks Gibbs), but resigned work in 1874 from the same cause as before. His parsonage there was what is now the Manor House. Resided at Oaklands, Cleveland, Somerset, 1874-8. Vicar of Exwick, Devon, 1878-85; Rector of Clyst St. George, Devon 1885-97 (presented to both by Antony Gibbs). Retired and resided at Speen House, Berks., 1898-1914. Editor of 'The Registers of Clyst St. George', published 1899 by The Parish Register Society. Member of the Athenauem Club, London, 1863-86. His diaries 1851-1912 (52 vols.), last in possession of John Arthur Gibbs in 1932 are now missing. The volume of his 'Reminiscences' (MS.) from c.1840 to 1910, now in the possession of Denis D. Gibbs.

      Portraits: Oil 1858 by E.U. Eddis in possession of Lord Aldenham (1932); oil (c. 1902) by A. Macdonald, last in possession of George Medley; a posthumous one painted 1921 (from a photo of about 1910) by Ronald Gray in possession of Denis D. Gibbs; a chalk drawing by E.U. Eddis (c. 1859) last in possession of Francis L. Gibbs in 1932; a pastel by E. Havell (1887) last in possession of Francis L. Gibbs in 1932.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Mar 1832 - 11 Bedford Sq, Bloomsbury, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 26 May 1832 - St. Giles-in-the-Fields, Holborn, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Oxfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jan 1860 - Abbots Leigh, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - St Thomas the Apostle, Exeter, Devon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Clyst St George, Devon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head - 2 Apr 1911 - Speen, Berkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jan 1914 - Speen, Berkshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    John Lomax Gibbs and family around 1906
    John Lomax Gibbs and family around 1906
    Standing, L to R relationship to JLG

    Emily Fraser Gibbs, née Handcock wife of Robert Tyndall Gibbs
    Isabel Alice Medley, née Gibbs 2nd daughter, wife of Dudley Medley
    Robert Tyndall Gibbs 2nd son
    John Arthur Gibbs 1st son
    (unknown child)
    Dudley Julius Medley son-in-law
    (unknown youth)
    Francis Lomax Gibbs 4th son
    Sylvia Beatrice Gibbs, née Cokayne wife of Francis Lomax Gibbs
    Reginald Gibbs 3rd son

    Seated L to R

    Robert Claud Gibbs only child of Robert T & Emily Gibbs
    (all children unknown)
    (lady with children unknown)
    Ethel Constance Dickson, née Gibbs 4th daughter
    Emily Gertrude Gibbs, née Bright daughter-in-law, wife of John Arthur Gibbs
    John Lomax Gibbs himself
    Isabel Marianne Gibbs. née Bright
    John Lomax Gibbs Golden Wedding 10th January 1919
    John Lomax Gibbs Golden Wedding 10th January 1919
    John Lomax Gibbs and Family at Clifton Hampden 1872
    John Lomax Gibbs and Family at Clifton Hampden 1872
    John Lomax Gibbs with his wife Isabel Marianne née Bright and family at Clifton Hampden, 1872. From left to right, their daughters seated are Isabel and Blanche, their sons standing are Robert, Francis, Reginald and John Arthur.
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    John Lomax Gibbs
    John Lomax Gibbs 1860
    John Lomax Gibbs 1860

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    John_L_Gibbs_Sketch.jpg
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    John Lomax Gibbs

    Documents
    1911 England Census-1912.jpg
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    London England Births and Baptisms 18131906-2-1.jpg
    London England Births and Baptisms 18131906-2-1.jpg
    1891 England Census-1.jpg
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    1901 England Census-1904.jpg
    1901 England Census-1904.jpg
    Reminiscences of John Lomax Gibbs 1832-1914
    Reminiscences of John Lomax Gibbs 1832-1914

    Headstones
    John Lomax Gibbs Grave
    John Lomax Gibbs Grave
    Ray Gibbs managed to find and tidy up JLG’s grave which is in a completely overgrown patch at Speen Church.