Biography and Notes
Gertrude was John Arthur Gibbs's second cousin. 3rd daughter and co-heir of Rev. James Frank Brighton, DD, (died 1920), Master of University College, Oxford (nephew of Robert Bright, by Emmeline Theresa (died 1871), 1st daughter of Rev. Edmund Dawe Wickham, vicar of Holmwood, Surrey, by Theresa, daughter and heir of Archdale Palmer of Cheam Park, Surrey (see Wickham of Horsington in Burke's 'Landed Gentry' and 'Selborne' in his Peerage): born at Preshute House, Marlborough College, 31 August 1868 and baptised at Preshute House, Marlborough College, 31 August 1868 and baptised at Preshute House, Marlborough College, 31 August 1868. Married at St. Peter's-in-the-East, Oxford 14 January 1902. Died 27 November 1960 at Cobham, Surrey and was buried at St. James' Abinger 30 November 1960.
For her lineage see 'Bright of Colwall' in Burke's 'Landed Gentry'. The life of her father and that of her grandfather, Richard Bright, MD (died 1858) are in the Dictionary of National Biography.