Christopher Henry Gibbs

Born1938 Holwell Manor, Hatfield
FatherThe Hon. Sir Geoffrey Cokayne Gibbs KCMG (1901 – 1975)
MotherHelen Margaret Leslie CBE (1905 – 1979)

Life Events

1975Death of father The Hon. Sir Geoffrey Cokayne Gibbs KCMG
1979Death of mother Helen Margaret Leslie CBE

Biography and Notes

Baptised 18 September 1938 at St. Mary The Virgin, Essenden, Herts. Educated Eton and Stanbridge School. Universite de Poitiers, La Sorbonne.

Studied Archeology at Jericho with Dame Kathleen Kenyon 1956. Since 1958 (as Christopher Gibbs Ltd.) in business as dealer in paintings and antiques at Islington, Chelsea, and now at 118 New Bond Street, London W1.

Director of the Faversham Oyster Fishery Company; Trustee of the Edward James Foundation. Member of the Diocesan Advisory Committee, Diocese of Canterbury 1979.

By family agreement, on the death of his mother, inherited the Manor and advowson of Clifton Hampden, 1980.

Club: Beefsteak.

Address: 1-6 Albany, Piccadilly, London, W1. Arbalou, Valee de l'Ourika, Province de Marrakech, Morocco.