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Dudley Julius Medley

Male 1861 - 1953  (92 years)


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  • Name Dudley Julius Medley 
    Born 31 Mar 1861  Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 13 Eastbourne Terrace
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 10 May 1861  St James, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age in 1911: 50; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head: Head 
    Arrival 15 Aug 1929  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrival 10 Sep 1929  Southampton, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 14 Oct 1953  Newbury, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Age at Death: 92
    Probate Date 12 Nov 1953  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Professor of History, University of Glasgow 
    Buried Oxford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2067  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2020 

    Father Maj. Gen. Julius George Medley,   b. 19 Jul 1829, Russell Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1884, Port Said, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Adelaide Charlotte Steel,   b. Feb 1841, Norwood, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1923, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1858  Simla, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabel Alice Gibbs,   b. 27 Dec 1862, Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1942, Newbury, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Sir John Dudley Gibbs Medley,   b. 19 Apr 1891, 2 Keble Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1962, Harkaway, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Isabel Sybil Charlotte Medley,   b. 26 Jun 1892, Oxford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1967, Hungerford, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Brigadier Edgar Julius Medley, DSO, OBE, MC,   b. 16 Dec 1893, Oxford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1972, Shaftesbury, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Bertram Antony Medley,   b. 23 Feb 1895, Oxford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1915, Givenchy, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     5. Mary Blanche Medley,   b. 13 Nov 1896, Oxford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1925, Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     6. Rosalind Evelyn Medley,   b. 1899, Oxford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1916, Queen Anne's School, Caversham, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
    +7. Captain Ralph Cyril Medley, DSO, OBE,   b. 2 Oct 1906, Burton Seagrave, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1999, Chilton House Nursing Home Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F941  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 2nd son of Leiutenant General Julius George Medley (1829-1884) (Royal Engineers), by Adelaide (1841-1923), daughter of Colonel James Steele, C.B. Baptised at a church in the parish of Paddington 10 May 1861. Educated at Wellington College 1875-80; matric at Oxford (Keble College) October 1880; 1st Class Modern History and BA 1883; MA 1887; Hon. LL.D Glasgow University 1931. Cremated at Oxford.

      At Wellington was Head of School and Queen's Medallist. History lecturer and tutor of Keble College, Oxford, 1884-99. Professor of History at Glasgow 1899-1931. Sometime Chairman of the Appointments Committee of Glasgow University, a Member of Glasgow School Board, an examiner for the Scottish Education Department, for the Oxford and Cambridge University Examination Board, and for the Civil Service Commissioners. Sometime Honours History Examiner for Oxford, Cambridge, Belfast, Birmingham and Sheffield Universities, now (1932) for Glasgow, Sheffield, and Durham. Member representing Glasgow University in Glasgow Territorial Army and Air Force Association 1908-31. Chairman of the Military Education Committee (Officers' Training Corps) 1909-31. Chairman of Central Organisation Military Education Committee (Senior Divisional O.T.C.) 1923- 31. In the Great War one of the Young Men's Christian Association's lecturers to the Army in France, and (1918-19) sub Director at Trouville, later at Havre, under the Army Scheme of Education: awarded British War medal. Author of A Student's Manual of English Constitutional History published 1894 (6th edition 1925) and other works (see Who's Who 1930). He and his wife lived at Oxford 1890-1900: at Glasgow 1900-31 (45 Lilybank Gardens from 1919). Vacation houses: The Manor House, Mears Ashby, Northants 1908-15; and successively 1915-28 at Bradfield, Greenham, and Highclere, all in Berks, and, from 1928-34, at Hill House, Heckfield, Hants, to which he retired on resigning his Professorship. Thereafter, lived at Ashby, Tydesham, Newbury, until his death.

      Two portraits, both by James Gunn, R.A., the one at Glasgow University, the other now in the possession of his grandson George Medley.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Mar 1861 - Paddington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 10 May 1861 - St James, Dorset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age in 1911: 50; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head: Head - 2 Apr 1911 - Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 15 Aug 1929 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 10 Sep 1929 - Southampton, Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Oct 1953 - Newbury, Berkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate Date - 12 Nov 1953 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oxford, Oxfordshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1911 England Census - Dudley Julius Medley-1.jpeg
    1911 England Census - Dudley Julius Medley-1.jpeg

    Headstones
    Graves of Dudley Julius Medley, his wife Isabel (nee Gibbs) and two of their children
    Graves of Dudley Julius Medley, his wife Isabel (nee Gibbs) and two of their children
    He is buried next to the two children (Rosalind died in 1916 of appendicitis and is buried there, and the reverse is a memorial to Bertram who was killed in 1915). John Lomax Gibbs grave beyond them.