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Major Guy Melvil Gibbs

Major Guy Melvil Gibbs

Male 1889 - 1959  (69 years)

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  • Name Guy Melvil Gibbs 
    Title Major 
    Birth 15 Dec 1889  Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 16 Hyde Park Gardens,
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 28 Dec 1889  Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    St Michael's 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrival 13 May 1912  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 14 Mar 1959  Cirencester, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 5th son of Henry Martin Gibbs of Barrow Court. Baptised 28 December 1889 at St. Michael's, Paddington. Educated at Eton College 1902-8 ad at Cirencester Agricultural College 1909-10.

      He qualified as an Associate of the Surveyors' Institution, 1910, and was learning land agency, 1911-12. A clerk in Vivian Gray & Co., stockbrokers, in the City of London, 1912-14; member of the London Stock Exchange from 1914.

      After the Great War he rejoined Vivian Gray & Co., but from 1919-23 his home was at Gatwicke Hall, Barrow Gurney, where he was working his father's Home Farm on his own account. Partner in Vivian Gray & Co. from 1922. 2nd Lieut., North Somerset Yeomanry, Jan. 1910; Lieut., Aug. 1914; Capt. May 1915. Territorial Decoration, 1920. Retired from Territ. Army, 1928. Served 1914-18 in the Great War in France and Belgium (1914 Star, British War Medal, and Allies' (Victory) Medal). Served in North Somerset Yeomanry in the Second World War.

      A Trustee of St. Michael's Home, Cheddar from 1918. Resided at 7 Tite Street, Chelsea, 1923-25; The Hyde, Hatfield, Herts, 1925-27; Chestnut Farm, Acton Turville, Glos., 1927-28; from 1928 at Ruckley, Easton Grey, Malmesbury; after the war at The Cottage, Badminton and finally at Park Leaze, Ewen, Cirencester.

      Portrait as a boy by F. Crawley-Boevey at Sheldon Manor in possession of Martin Gibbs and another in uniform by Ogilvie with his son Martin St. John Valentine Gibbs, together with a portrait of Margaret Olivia by L. Trapp last in possession of his son Martin St. John Valentine Gibbs.
    Person ID I2315  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2020 

    Father Henry Martin Gibbs, High Sheriff, Somerset,   b. 30 May 1850, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Apr 1928, Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Emily Anna Otter,   b. 6 Mar 1854, Cowfold, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Jul 1928, Fyfield, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 74 years) 
    Marriage 22 Jun 1883  Lindfield, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Olivia St. John,   b. 3 Jun 1890, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Sep 1964, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 74 years) 
    Marriage 6 Aug 1914  Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anna Patricia Gibbs,   b. 24 Oct 1915, Eccleston Square, London Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Nov 2004, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 89 years)
     2. Col. Sir Martin St John Valentine Gibbs, CB, DSO, RD, JP,   b. 14 Feb 1917, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Feb 1992, Ewen Manor, Ewen, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 74 years)
     3. Ursula Mary Gibbs,   b. 20 May 1919, St George Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Sep 2000, Oxford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 81 years)
     4. Field Marshal Roland Christopher Gibbs, GCB, CBE, DES, Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire,   b. 22 Jun 1921, Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 31 Oct 2004, Devizes, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1065  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 15 Dec 1889 - Paddington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - St Michael's - 28 Dec 1889 - Paddington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1911 - Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 13 May 1912 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - - Liverpool, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 6 Aug 1914 - Barrow Gurney, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 14 Mar 1959 - Cirencester, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Barrow Gurney, Somerset Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Beaufort Hunt Polo Club Team 1930
    7 Gibbs Brothers and Cousins in North Somerset Yeomanry
    8 children of Henry Martin and Emily Otter
    Guy Melvil Gibbs

    Documents
    1911 England Census - Henry Martin Gibbs.jpeg
    1911 England Census - Henry Martin Gibbs.jpeg