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Janet Blanche Gibbs

Female 1887 - 1974  (87 years)


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  • Name Janet Blanche Gibbs 
    Born 15 Apr 1887  Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Gender Female 
    Baptism 15 May 1887  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrival 27 Apr 1911  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure 28 Mar 1929  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrival 26 Apr 1929  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure Santa Marta, San German, Puerto Rico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bombay 
    Destination Morocco Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 4 Jun 1974  Chippenham, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1749  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2018 

    Father Antony Gibbs, of Tyntesfield,   b. 10 Dec 1841, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1907, Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Janet Louisa Merivale,   b. 15 Dec 1850, Kilburn, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1909, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1872  St. Michael's, Star Street, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F796  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married 23 Feb 1915  Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married 23 Feb 1915  Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F805  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Lieut. Colonel William Otter Gibbs,   b. 13 Sep 1883, Clifton, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1960  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1915  St. Michael's, Star Street, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Major Martin Antony Gibbs, DL, JP,   b. 12 Mar 1916, 6 Evelyn Gardens, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1994  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Her husband's first cousin, 3rd daughter of Antony Gibbs of Tyntesfield. Baptised 15 May 1887 at Wraxall, Somerset.

      Assistant Commandant of Red Cross Hospital
      Chippenham, 1917-18. On the Rural District Council of Long Ashton, Somerset, from 1925; on the Board of Guardians of same, 1925-30; Vice-Chairman of Guardians Area Committee from 1930. Member of Somerset County Nursing Assn. since 1929; on the Exec. Committee of Somerset Federation of Women's Institutes from 1924 (Vice-Chairman, 1929-30); a Trustee of St. Michael's Home aforesaid from 1929; member of Council of St. Monica Home of Rest afsd. President of the Clevedon Branch of Somerset Welfare of Women and Girls.

      Travelled round the world, 1910; S. America, 1911; India and Canada, 1912.

      1938 First County Commandant A.T.S. for Somerset. During the Second World War, Barrow Court became a convalescent hospital for soldiers (1940) under the Red Cross and she was the Commandant. In 1947 Barrow Court was let to the combined Dioceses of Bath and Wells, Gloucester and Bristol, as an adjunct of Fishponds St. Matthias' Diocesan Training College for church school teachers, and she and her husband bought Attadale in Wester Ross, where they lived until 1952, and thereafter at South Cerney, Glos.

      After her husband's death in 1960, she moved to Sheldon Manor and lived in the converted outbuildings.

      Portraits: min. by Cosway Co. (1911); oil (1930) by T. Binney Gibbs, both last in possession of her son Major Antony Gibbs

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Apr 1887 - Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 15 May 1887 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 27 Apr 1911 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Feb 1915 - Paddington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Feb 1915 - Paddington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Feb 1915 - St. Michael's, Star Street, Paddington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - 28 Mar 1929 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 26 Apr 1929 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - - Santa Marta, San German, Puerto Rico, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - Bombay - - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDestination - - Morocco Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jun 1974 - Chippenham, Wiltshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1891 England Census - Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs-1.jpeg
    1891 England Census - Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs-1.jpeg