The Hon. Edith Caroline Gibbs

Born1848 13 Hyde Park Street, Paddington
Died1942 Hampstead
FatherBaron Henry Hucks Gibbs of Aldenham (1819 – 1907)
MotherLouisa Anne Adams (1818 – 1897)

Life Events

1897Death of mother Louisa Anne Adams
1907Death of father Baron Henry Hucks Gibbs of Aldenham

Biography and Notes

The Hon. Edith Caroline Gibbs (only daughter), born at 13 Hyde Park Street, Paddington, 2 November and baptised privately 19 December 1848, received into the Church 26 February 1850 at St. John's, Hampstead. Died unmarried 25 July 1942.

She and her brother, Vicary Gibbs, lived with their father and on his death they sold the lease of St. Dunstan's, Regent's Park, which he left them, taking 12 Upper Belgrave St., Westminster, for their London residence while continuing to occupy Aldenham House as tenants of their brother Alban Lord Aldenham.

Portraits: in a group with her mother and brother Kenneth by E.U. Eddis (oil) 1859 in possession of Andrew Antony. Portrait by F.G Cotman 1876, Head by J. Sant R. A. Chalk drawing by E.Uk. Eddis 1872. Miniature by Edith Kemp-Welch 1948. All in possession of Lord Aldenham in 1932.