Margaret Evelyn Mackay

Born1914 Westbourne, Hampshire

Life Events

1944Birth of daughter Isabel Margaret Ramsay Gibbs
1949Birth of son Julian Robert Gibbs
1966Married Christopher John Gibbs OBE in St. Andrews, Cobham
1985Death of husband Christopher John Gibbs OBE

Biography and Notes

3rd daughter of Capt. Robert Henry Ramsay Mackay, OBE, RN, of Petham, Nr. Canterbury, Kent by Beatrice Caroline Arbuthnot, younger daughter of Rear Admiral Charles Ramsay Arbuthnot. Baptised at Westbourne, Hampshire. Educated at Princess Helena College.

'Mother's Help' to the mother of the compiler of the 1980 edition of the pedigree (Rachel Gibbs). Joined ATS at time of Munich crisis, 1938, being one of the first thousand women to do so. Subsequently became an officer. Discharged from the ATS 1944 prior to the birth of her daughter Isabel.