The Rev. Joseph Gibbs

Born1801 St. David's Hill, Exeter
Died1864 Clifton Hampden
FatherAntony Gibbs (1756 – 1815)
MotherDorothea Barnetta Hucks (1760 – 1820)
OccupationDeacon, Priest and then Perpetual Curate of Clifton Hampden

Life Events

1815Death of father Antony Gibbs
1820Death of mother Dorothea Barnetta Hucks
1831Married Emily Vaughan in Llangattock, Co. Brecon
1832Birth of son Joseph Henry Gibbs
1833Death of son Joseph Henry Gibbs
1834Birth of daughter Emily Harriett Gibbs
1836Birth of daughter Dorothea Barnetta Gibbs
1838Birth of son George Louis Monck Gibbs
1840Birth of son Joseph Hucks Gibbs
1844Birth of daughter Harriett Theresa Gibbs
1845Birth of son Rev. William Cobham Gibbs
1846Birth of son Stanley Vaughan Gibbs

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.