Joseph Arthur Gibbs1867 - 1899 (31 years)
Name Joseph Arthur Gibbs Birth 25 Nov 1867 Westminster, London Gender Male Baptism 28 Dec 1867 Wraxall, Somerset Residence 1871 Edgware, Middlesex Age: 3; Relationship: Son Death 13 May 1899 London
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Burial 18 May 1899 Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Notes
- Baptised 28 December 1867 at Wraxall, Somerset. Educated at Eton College, 1881-6; matric. at Oxford (Christ Church) 1887. Died unmarried in London from the effects of an operation 13th and was buried 18 May 1899 at Clifton Hampden. Memorial Inscription in churchyard there. Will proved 13 July 1899.
Was in Antony Gibbs & Sons' London and Liverpool offices 1890-92. An original director, 1894-99, of Blyth Greene Jourdain & Co., Ltd., London. Author of A Cotswold Village (1st edition. 1898, 2nd 1899, popular edition. 1909, Travellers's Library edition. 1929) and The improvement of cricket grounds (1895). The former went through more editions to cover a record span of 65 years of printing and publishing by John Murray.
- J. Arthur Gibbs was born in Westminster in 1867 and educated at Eton and Christ Church College, Oxford. After two years with the family banking firm in London he moved to Ablington Manor in the Coln Valley to live as the squire of a small estate. He was a keen cricketer, playing for Somerset and the MCC and writing 'The Improvement of Cricket Grounds on Economic Princples', as well as enjoying hunting, shooting and fishing. He died in 1899.
For further info see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Gibbs_(cricketer)
Person ID I2590 Gibbs Family Tree Last Modified 3 Feb 2022
Father George Louis Monck Gibbs, b. 28 Apr 1838, Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire d. 26 Nov 1881, Elstree, Hertfordshire (Age 43 years) Mother 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 Family ID F1128 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Event Map Birth - 25 Nov 1867 - Westminster, London Baptism - 28 Dec 1867 - Wraxall, Somerset Residence - Age: 3; Relationship: Son - 1871 - Edgware, Middlesex Death - 13 May 1899 - London Burial - 18 May 1899 - Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire = Link to Google Earth
Documents 1871 England Census - George Louis Monck Gibbs-1.jpeg Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1914 - Joseph A Gibbs.jpeg
Headstones Joseph Arthur Gibbs Headstone