Helen Bridget Gibbs MBE, TD

Born1896 10 Lennox Gardens, Chelsea
FatherThe Hon. Henry Lloyd Gibbs (1861 – 1907)
MotherThe Hon. Alice Mary Crutchley (1860 – 1942)

Life Events

1907Death of father The Hon. Henry Lloyd Gibbs
1917Married Sir Ian Leslie Orr-Ewing MP in St. Peter's, Eaton Square, Westminster
1917Birth of daughter Anthea Helen Orr-Ewing JP
1942Death of mother The Hon. Alice Mary Crutchley
1958Death of husband Sir Ian Leslie Orr-Ewing MP

Biography and Notes

1st daughter. Baptised 26 March 1896 at St. Savoir's, Chelsea. Died 27 April 1978.

MBE for work for the WVS during the Second World War, as county Organiser for Somerset. She also took a very active part in helping her husband in his constituency. Lived at Christon Old Rectory, nr. Weston-super-Mare, and susbsequently at Adcombe Edge, Corfe, Taunton, until her death.