Gerald Henry Beresford Gibbs

Born1879 St. Marylebone, London
FatherAlban George Henry Gibbs (1846 – 1936)
MotherBridget Beresford-Hope (1853 – 1895)
Occupation3rd Lord Aldenham

Life Events

1895Death of mother Bridget Beresford-Hope
1905Married Lillie Caroline Houldsworth in St. Andrew's, Wells Street, Marylebone, London
1936Death of father Alban George Henry Gibbs

Biography and Notes

Only son. 3rd Lord Aldenham (1936). Born at 82 Portland Place., St. Marylebone, London, 9 January and baptised 18 February 1879 at All Souls, Langham Place, in that Borough. Educated Eton College 1893-4. Matric. at Oxford (Christ Church) 1897, B.A. 1901. Died childless 21 March 1939.

Entered Antony Gibbs & Sons 1903, partner from 1908; was with Gibbs Brighton & Co. in Australia 1902-3, with Gibbs & Co. in Chile 1904-5. A director of The London Assurance Corporation from 1908, & of Ruislip Manor Ld. from 1910. In the Great War a member (1915-19) of Headquarters Central Detachment of Metropolitan Special Constabulary, London (Special constabulary medal). As a Freemason: Junior Grand Warden of England in Mark masonry 1911-12; Senior Grand Deacon of England in Craft Masonry 1931; Member of 'Nobody's Friends' from 1916, of the Carlton Club from 1908. On the Council of St. Peter's Home, Kilburn. A Trustee of St. Michael's Home, Cheddar. He and his wife lived from 1905 at 41 Connaught Sq., Paddington.

Portraits: One by T.C. Gotch 1888. One by C. Vigor 1886. Drawing by W. E. Miller. All 3 in possession of Lord Aldenham.