Maurice Antony Crutchley Gibbs

Born1888 10 Lennox Gardens, Chelsea
Died1974 La Haut, Dominica
FatherThe Hon. Henry Lloyd Gibbs (1861 – 1907)
MotherThe Hon. Alice Mary Crutchley (1860 – 1942)

Life Events

1907Death of father The Hon. Henry Lloyd Gibbs
1912Married Elma Gordon-Cumming in Altyre Church, nr. Forres, Co. Elgin
1912Birth of daughter Daphne Marian Gibbs
1918Birth of son Ronald Gordon Vicary Gibbs F/O RAF
1933Married Margaret Falkiner
1941Death of son Ronald Gordon Vicary Gibbs F/O RAF
1942Death of mother The Hon. Alice Mary Crutchley
1973Death of wife Elma Gordon-Cumming

Biography and Notes

1st son. Baptised 25 July 1888 at St. Saviour's Chelsea. Educated at Eton College 1901-6; matric. Oxford (Christ Church) October 1906; BA 1910.

He was with Antony Gibbs & Sons in London 1910-14; with their Australian branch, Gibbs Bright & Co., 1914-29 (Melbourne 1914-22, Perth 1922-9), a manager of Gibbs Bright & Co., 1915 and a partner in it 1927-9. Retired 1929 and lived at 25 Cadogan Square (1932). Member of the Carlton Club from 1920.

Returned to Melbourne. Died 8 August 1974 at La Haut, Dominica and buried in Roseau, Dominica, West Indies.