George Louis Monck Gibbs1838 - 1881 (43 years)
Name George Louis Monck Gibbs Birth 28 Apr 1838 Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Gender Male Baptism 24 May 1838 Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Occupation Merchant S America Residence 1851 Wiltshire Residence 1871 Edgware, Middlesex Age: 32; Relationship: Head Residence 1881 London Age: 42; Marital Status: Married; Relationship to Head: Head Death 26 Nov 1881 Elstree, Hertfordshire
- Deacon's Hill
- Baptised there 24 May 1838. Educated at Marlborough College 1947-53. Died at his residence Deacon's Hill, Elstree, Herts 26 November and was buried 1 December 1881 at Clifton Hampden. Memorial Inscription in churchyard there and in Aldenham Church and Memorial Screen in Elstree Chapel. Will proved 1882.
He inherited Belmont, Wraxall, on his father's death in 1865 (subject to his mother's life interest) and sold it in 1870 to his uncle William Gibbs of the adjoining Tyntesfield. Entered Antony Gibbs & Sons 1855 (was in London 1855-59; in William Gibbs & Co., Peru & Chile, 1859-62; in London, as a manager of A. Gibbs & Sons 1863, as a partner 1865-81). Visited New York 1863, Spain and Portugal 1864, Mexico 1869 all on business of the firm. A director of the London Assurance Co. 1865 (deputy Governor 1878, sub-Governor Dec. 1878-81).
A benefactor to Elstree church. Patron of the living of Hutton, Somerset (see VI, n33). Resided at 14 Devonshire Terrace, Paddington, 1864-67; Nutwood, Bickley, Kent, 1867-70; Deacon's Hill, Elstree, Herts., 1870-81; 46 Grosvenor Street, Westminster, 1881. See book In Memoriam mentioned below under entry for his wife Laura Beatrice Hallam and Obituary notice in The Guardian of Dec. 1881.
Portraits (head) in possession of his daughter Beatrice Rhoda Gibbs; 2 posthumous portraits by Hanson Walker (one last in possession of Antony Gibbs & Sons, the other in that of his grandson Lt.-col George Arthur Gibbs; watercolour thought to be of G. L. M. Gibbs last in possession of Alexandra White (2021 - previously George Medley).
- 1851 CENSUS - Aged 12, at Marlborough College.
1871 CENSUS - Aged 32, living at Deacon's Hill, Edgware.Occ. Merchant. Children, 6 listed, no wife.
1881 CENSUS - Aged 42 , living at 46 Lower Grosvenor St. Occ. Merchant, S. America.
Laura, aged 38, Lillian, aged 15, & Mabel , aged16. Also present, Edmund Elton, 54,
(brother in law), Justice of the Peace - Somerset, and wife Mary, 56.
PROBATE - 1 March 1882, personal estate of £127,333 19s 11d.
( Refer to National Trust guide book for Tyntesfield for family tree.)
Person ID I2580 Gibbs Family Tree Last Modified 3 Feb 2022
Father Rev. Joseph Gibbs, b. 23 Jul 1801, St Davids Hill, Exeter d. 22 Mar 1864, Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire (Age 62 years) Mother Emily Vaughan, b. 14 Aug 1803, Farnborough, Berkshire d. 7 Sep 1869, Kensington, London (Age 66 years) Marriage 14 Sep 1831 Llangattock, Breconshire, Wales Family ID F789 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Laura Beatrice Elton, b. 29 Mar 1842, Rome, Italy d. 30 Aug 1911, Bourton, Dorset (Age 69 years) Marriage 5 Jan 1864 East Clevedon, Somerset Children 1. Lady Mabel Beatrice Gibbs, b. 27 Sep 1864, Paddington, London d. 11 Mar 1944, 10 Sheen Gate Gardens, East Sheen, London (Age 79 years) 2. Agnes Hilda Gibbs, b. 4 Sep 1865, Paddington, London d. 1 Mar 1934, London (Age 68 years) 3. Lady Lilian Mary Gibbs, b. 4 Sep 1865, Paddington, London d. 15 Jul 1925, Gloucester, Gloucestershire (Age 59 years) 4. Joseph Arthur Gibbs, b. 25 Nov 1867, Westminster, London d. 13 May 1899, London (Age 31 years) 5. George Harold Gibbs, b. 28 Feb 1869, Paddington, London d. 28 Dec 1926, Slough, Buckinghamshire (Age 57 years) 6. Beatrice Rhoda Gibbs, b. 11 Jul 1870, Westminster, London d. 10 Aug 1945, Guildford, Surrey (Age 75 years) 7. Stanley Vaughan Gibbs, b. 7 Jan 1872, Kensington, London d. 7 Oct 1907, Barnsley, Gloucestershire (Age 35 years) 8. Major Antony Edmund Gibbs, b. 29 Dec 1873, Elstree, Hertfordshire d. 12 May 1922, Winson, Gloucestershire (Age 48 years) 9. Helen Laura Gibbs, b. 1 Sep 1875, Deacon's Hill, Elstree, Hertfordshire d. 24 Mar 1947, Cirencester, Gloucestershire (Age 71 years) Family ID F1128 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 9 Jul 2017
Event Map = Link to Google Earth
Documents Oxfordshire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915 - George Louis Monck Gibbs.jpeg 1871 England Census - George Louis Monck Gibbs-1.jpeg 1881 England Census - George Louis Monck Gibbs.jpeg
Histories In Memoriam - George Louis Monck Gibbs
Written by his wife Laura Beatrice Gibbs (née Elton)
Headstones George Louis Monck Gibbs Headstone