Stephen Cokayne Gibbs

Born1929 Epcombs
Died2017 Dougarie, Isle of Arran, Scotland
FatherThe Hon. Sir Geoffrey Cokayne Gibbs KCMG (1901 – 1975)
MotherHelen Margaret Leslie CBE (1905 – 1979)

Life Events

1972Married Lavinia Winifred Bacon in Raveningham, Norfolk
1973Birth of daughter Emily Anna Maria Gibbs
1975Birth of son James Edmund Geoffrey Gibbs
1975Death of father The Hon. Sir Geoffrey Cokayne Gibbs KCMG
1978Birth of son William Stephen Gibbs
1979Death of mother Helen Margaret Leslie CBE

Biography and Notes

2nd son. Baptised 6 October 1929 at Hertingfordbury. Educated at Eton.

Joined the Army September 1947. Commissioned in 60th Rifles May 1948 and demobilised September 1949. Joined Queen Victoria's Rifles (TA) 1952; Captain 1956; Major 1959; retired 1962.

Entered Port Line Ltd. October 1949; Assistant Manager 1957; London Manager 1959-62. Entered Charles Barker and Sons Ltd. 1962, Director since 1962. Director Vaux Breweries from 1971 and other companies

Travelled extensively in the USA, Canada, Southern Africa and Australasia.

Died at home on 12th November 2017

Interests: Fishing, shooting, stalking, ornithology and gardening.

Clubs: White's, Pratt's.

Address: Isle of Arran since 1972