Louisa Anne Adams

Born1818 Southampton Row, Holborn, London
Died1897 St. Dunstan's, Regent's Park, London

Life Events

1845Married Baron Henry Hucks Gibbs of Aldenham in Thorpe, Surrey
1846Birth of son Alban George Henry Gibbs
1848Birth of daughter The Hon. Edith Caroline Gibbs
1850Birth of son Walter Antony Gibbs
1853Birth of son The Hon. Vicary Gibbs
1854Birth of son The Hon. Herbert Cokayne Gibbs
1856Birth of son Ven. Archdeacon Kenneth Francis Gibbs
1858Death of son Walter Antony Gibbs
1861Birth of son The Hon. Henry Lloyd Gibbs

Biography and Notes

Louisa Anne, Lady Aldenham, 3rd daughter of William Adams of Thorpe, Surrey. L.L.D (1772-1851), life in the 'Dictionary of National Biography', and sister of George E. Cokayne (born Adams) by the Hon. Mary Anne, daughter and coheir of Hon. William Cokayne of Rushton Hall, Northants, who was brother of the 6th and last Viscount Collen. See Cullen of Ashbourne in 'Burke's Peerage', 1930. Born in Southampton Row, Holborn, 10 September and baptised 9 November 1818 at St. George's, Hart Street, Holborn. Married at Thorpe 6 May 1845 (licensed), died at St. Dunstan's, Regents Park, London 17th and, and was buried 21 April 1897, at Aldenham. Administration February 1898.

Portraits: Chalk (with her son Kenneth) by E.U. Eddis (1859) was (1931) in possession of her son Vicary. Oil by the same (1859) with daughter Edith and son Kenneth in possession of her grandson Andrew Antony; drawing by the same (1860) with sons Vicary and Herbert was in possession of her son Alban (1932).

For her 'Royal Descents' see Burke's 'Royal Descents' (1858) under Adams & under Gibbs; 'Cockayne Meoranda' by Andreas Cockayne (2nd series 1873) and Ellacombe's Clyst St. George (1862).