Doreathea Louisa Gibbs JP

Born1897 Aldenham Vicarage
Died1987
FatherVen. Archdeacon Kenneth Francis Gibbs (1856 – 1935)
MotherMabel Alice Barnett (1874 – 1953)

Life Events

1897Born
1924Married Sir William Macnamara Goodenough DL, JP in Aldenham
1925Birth of son Sir Richard Edmund Goodenough
1926Birth of son David William Goodenough
1927Death of son David William Goodenough
1927Birth of son Frederick Roger Goodenough
1930Birth of son Samuel Kenneth Henry Goodenough
1935Death of father Ven. Archdeacon Kenneth Francis Gibbs
1940Birth of daughter Mary Dorothea Goodenough
1951Death of husband Sir William Macnamara Goodenough DL, JP
1953Death of mother Mabel Alice Barnett
1983Death of son Samuel Kenneth Henry Goodenough
1987Died

Biography and Notes

1st daughter of Archdeacon Kenneth F. Gibbs. Baptised at Aldenham 7 November 1897.

In the Great War served in the Voluntary Aid Detachment of the British Red Cross Society. Justice of the Peace 1942-45. WVS Centre Organiser 1939-45. Commissioner of Girl Guides for Oxfordshire 1942-48. Was actively involved in village and local affairs, principally the church and the Over Sixties Club. Hobbies: gardening and needlework.

Portrait: by de Gleyn at Filkins.