Gibbs Family Tree

Rev. William Cobham Gibbs

Male 1845 - 1918  (72 years)


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  • Name William Cobham Gibbs 
    Title Rev. 
    Born 28 Jul 1845  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Belmont
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 28 Aug 1845  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1851  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Visitor 
    Residence 1871  Abingdon St Helen, Abingdon, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1881  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Hagley, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  Hagley, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 55; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  East Budleigh, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 65; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Died 8 Mar 1918  East Budleigh, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Temple Hill
    Buried 18 Mar 1918  Clyst St George, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2579  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 

    Father Joseph Gibbs,   b. 23 Jul 1801, St Davids Hill, Exeter Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1864, Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Emily Vaughan,   b. 14 Aug 1803, Farnborough, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1869, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1831  Llangattock, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F789  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Katharina Downall,   b. 26 Sep 1846, Wolverley, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1924, East Budleigh, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1879  Exwick, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Stanley Gibbs, MC,   b. 21 Nov 1879, Abingdon, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1952, Badmington, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. William Beresford Gibbs,   b. 24 Feb 1881, Abingdon, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1916, Thiepval, Somme, Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     3. George Louis Downall Gibbs, RN, DSO, NVO,   b. 30 Jul 1882, Abingdon, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1956, Gloucester, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Mary Katharina Pynder Gibbs,   b. 5 Aug 1884, Abington, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1949, Malthouse, Standish, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Edward Reginald Gibbs,   b. 9 Oct 1885, Hagley, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1918, Boisleux-au-Mont, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     6. Alfred Joseph Gibbs, DSC, MC,   b. 26 May 1887, The Rectory, Hagley, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1969, Coxwell House, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 5th son of Rev. Joseph Gibbs of Clifton Hampden. Baptised 28 August 1845 at Wraxall. Educated at Marlborough College, 1852-62, matric. at Cambridge (Jesus College) October 1865, BA 1870, MA 1876. Student at Cuddesdon Theological College, Oxon, 1868-9. Buried 18 March 1918 at Clyst St. George. Memorial Inscription in churchyard there. Memorial window in Hagley Church, co. Worcester, to him and his sons Beresford and Edward. Will proved London 8 May 1918.

      Won the mile race for Cambridge v. Oxford in 1868 in the fastest amateur time then on record (4 min. 28 sec.). Deacon 1869; Priest 1871. Curate of Abingdon, Berks., 1869-73; Vicar of Exwick, nr. Exeter, 1873-8; (presented by Wm. Gibbs; Vicar of Abingdon 1878-84; Rector of Hagley, co. Worcester, 1884-1903; Rector of Clyst St. George, Devon (presented by Antony Gibbs) 1903 to 1911 when he resigned and retired to Temple Hill afsd.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jul 1845 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 28 Aug 1845 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Visitor - 1851 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Abingdon St Helen, Abingdon, Berkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Feb 1879 - Exwick, Devon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Hagley, Worcestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 55; Relation to Head of House: Head - 1901 - Hagley, Worcestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 65; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head - 2 Apr 1911 - East Budleigh, Devon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Mar 1918 - East Budleigh, Devon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Mar 1918 - Clyst St George, Devon Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1911 England Census - William Cobham Gibbs Rev..jpeg
    1911 England Census - William Cobham Gibbs Rev..jpeg
    Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1914 - William Cobham Gibbs Rev..jpeg
    Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1914 - William Cobham Gibbs Rev..jpeg