Biography and Notes
He was in the employ of Antony Gibbs & Sons 1818-24 (in London 1818-21, Cadiz 1818-2, Gibraltar 1822-3, again in London 1823-4). He was ordained Deacon in 1828, Priest by the Bishop of Chester 8 Aug. 1829. Curate of Howarden, co. Flint, 1828-30, Perpectual Curate of Clifton Hampden, co. Oxon 1830-64 in the new parsonage given by his cousin Anne Noyes (patron of the living) which, from 1905, was again the parsonage, and from c. 1846 in the new parsonage built by his sister-in-law Caroline Gibbs (now the Manor House), Devisee of Belmont, Wraxall, under the will of his cousin and brother-in-law George who died 1863. For his life up to 1823 and a few later details see the book 'Antony & Dorothea Gibbs' by J.A. Gibbs.
Portraits: miniature of him by Sir William Ross was in possession of Everilda Gibbs in 1932; a portrait of him with his wife and sister Joanna was known to be in possession of Evelyn Alice Heberden until her death in 1955, but whereabouts unknown in 1980; watercolour in middle age in possession of George Medley in 1980.