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Rev. John Stanley Gibbs, MC

Male 1879 - 1952  (72 years)


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  • Name John Stanley Gibbs 
    Title Rev. 
    Suffix MC 
    Nickname Jack 
    Birth 21 Nov 1879  Abingdon, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Vicarage
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 14 Dec 1879  Abingdon, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    St Helen's 
    Residence 1891  Hagley, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 11; Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1901  West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 21; Relation to Head of House: Visitor 
    Death 30 Jan 1952  Badmington, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial 2 Feb 1952  Didmarton, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Baptised 14 December 1879 at St. Helen's, Abingdon. Educated at Haileybury College, 1893-8, matric. at Oxford (Keble College) 1898, BA 1904, MA 1908. Student at Cuddesdon Theological College, 1904. Buried at Didmarton 2 February 1952. Memorial Tablet in St. John Baptist's Church, Shipton Moyne, nr. Tetbury.

      At Haileybury he won mile and half mile races 2 years; at Keble College the half and quarter mile 3 years. President of Keble Coll. Athletic Club 1901. At Oxford House, Bethnal Green, 1902. Travelled round the world with a pupil 1903. Deacon 1904; Priest 1905. Curate of St. Pancras in the Borough of that name 1904-8; member of the Bush Brotherhood of Charleville, Queensland, 1908-11; Vicar of St. Frideswide's, Poplar, and Head of the Christ Church (Oxford) Mission there 1911-13; Vicar of Christ Church Telford Road, Kensington, 1913-19; Vicar of Badminton, co. Glos. from 1919.

      Chaplain to the North Somerset Yeomanry 1911-30. In the Great War he was chaplain to the Australian Voluntary Hospital at Wimereux January-April 1915; to the 8th Cavalry Brigade (Brit. Exp. Force) September 1915-18; to the Garrison and Hospitals at Exeter February-July 1918; to the 3rd Cavalry Division (B.E.F.) 1918-19. Mentioned in despatches 1917; Military Cross 1918. 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, and Allies' (Victory) Medal of the Great War.

      Rector of Shipton Moyne 1937-50. Rural Dean of Tetbury, Glos. Hon. Canon of Gloucester. Special Constable (Head) in 2nd World War. Chairman of Tetbury Grammar School.

      Portrait: Pastel by W. E. Miller last in possession of his daughter Sheila (Countess of Morton).
    Person ID I2766  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 13 May 2020 

    Father Rev. William Cobham Gibbs,   b. 28 Jul 1845, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Mar 1918, East Budleigh, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Annie Katharina Downall,   b. 26 Sep 1846, Wolverley, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Dec 1924, East Budleigh, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 78 years) 
    Marriage 6 Feb 1879  Exwick, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Rosamond McCorquodale,   b. 19 Oct 1897, St George Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Feb 1966, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 68 years) 
    Marriage 24 Apr 1924  Winslow, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Beresford Norman Gibbs, FRICS, FLAS,   b. 27 Feb 1925, London Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 May 2016, Oaksey, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 91 years)
     2. Mary Sheila Gibbs, Countess of Morton,   b. 7 Mar 1927, Badmington, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 May 2016 (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 21 Nov 1879 - Abingdon, Berkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - St Helen's - 14 Dec 1879 - Abingdon, Berkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 11; Relation to Head of House: Son - 1891 - Hagley, Worcestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 21; Relation to Head of House: Visitor - 1901 - West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 24 Apr 1924 - Winslow, Buckinghamshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 30 Jan 1952 - Badmington, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 2 Feb 1952 - Didmarton, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Beaufort Hunt Polo Club Team 1930
    7 Gibbs Brothers and Cousins in North Somerset Yeomanry