Andrew Antony Gibbs MBE, TD

Born1914 The Old Rectory, Hatfield
FatherVen. Archdeacon Kenneth Francis Gibbs (1856 – 1935)
MotherMabel Alice Barnett (1874 – 1953)

Life Events

1935Death of father Ven. Archdeacon Kenneth Francis Gibbs
1947Married Elizabeth Joan Flint in St. Mary's, Bayford, Herts.
1948Birth of son John Kenneth Andrew Gibbs
1953Birth of son Alan Francis Gibbs
1953Death of mother Mabel Alice Barnett
1993Death of wife Elizabeth Joan Flint

Biography and Notes

5th son. Born on 31 March 1914, baptised 9 May 1914 at Aldenham. Educated at Winchester College 1927-33, Oxford (Christ Church) BA 1937, MA 1946.

MBE (1945), TD (1945), Major Herts. Regt. RARO served in World War II (despatches); 1939/45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal.

Local Director, Barclays Bank Ltd., Oxford District 1947-53; Shrewsbury District from 1953; York District from 1961; Director of The Bank 1962; Director of Barclays Bank UK Management Ltd. 1971-79; Director Barclays Insurance Services Co. Ltd. 1970-75; Director York Waterworks Co. from 1969. Member York Diocesan Board of Finance from 1964. Member 1968 and Chairman since 1969 of Dean and Chapter of York Minister Finance Committee. Member of the HIgh Stewards Committee of York Minster and a Trustee of the York Minster Fund, from its inception in 1967. Fell Corpn. of SS Mary and Nicolas (Woodard Schools Midlands Division) from 1959; Chairman of the School Council of Worksop College and Ranby House School since 1962. A member of the Executive Committee of the Woodard Corporation since its formation in 1976. Governor of St. Edward's School, Oxford from 1948; Hon. Life member BRCS. A member of 'Nobody's Friends' since 1963.

Clubs: Travellers", Pratt's, MCC, and Yorkshire (York).

Portrait: oil by A.C. Davidson-Houston, last in his own possession and pastel by Mrs Blakeney Ward, likewise.

Last address: Kilvington Hall, Thirsk, Yorkshire