Francis Lomax Gibbs

Born1869 The Parsonage, Clifton Hampden
Died1943 London
FatherRev. John Lomax Gibbs (1832 – 1914)
MotherIsabel Marianne Bright (1835 – 1920)

Life Events

1909Married Sylvia Beatrice Cockayne in St. Peter's, Eaton Square, Westminster
1914Death of father Rev. John Lomax Gibbs
1920Death of mother Isabel Marianne Bright

Biography and Notes

4th son. Born at the Parsonage, Clifton Hampden, 28 January and baptised in the church there 28 February 1869. Educated privately in England and at Bonn, Germany; matric. at Oxford (Keble College) October 1888, BA 1892. Died childless 28 December 1943 and was buried 1 January 1944 at Putney Vale Cemetery.

He was in Antony Gibbs & Sons, London, 1892-1907. In his own business at 62 London Wall from 1907. Amongst other companies, director of Minerals Separation Ld. from 1906 (chairman from 1919); an original director and chairman of Rhodesian Congo Border Concession Ld., 1923-30, and of N'Changa Copper Mines Ld. 1926-30; director and deputy chairman of Rhokana Corporation from 1930; director of Eagle Oil Transport Co. 1913-30; director sometime of the Argentine N. Eastern Railway Co. Ld., and a Trustee for its debenture holders. Churchwarden of the parish church of Roehampton, 1911-23. Last residences: Woodmansterne, Putney Heath, and Groman, Erwood, co. Brecon.