Lady Hilaria Agnes Edgcumbe

Born1908 Aldenham, Herts

Life Events

1933Married Lt. Col. Denis Lucius Alban Gibbs DSO
1935Birth of daughter Jilliane Bridget Gibbs
1937Birth of daughter Margaret Hilaria Gibbs
1941Birth of daughter Rosamund Lucia Gibbs
1949Birth of daughter Penelope Mary Gibbs
1984Death of husband Lt. Col. Denis Lucius Alban Gibbs DSO
1994Death of daughter Jilliane Bridget Gibbs

Biography and Notes

Eldest daughter of 6th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe. Educated at Aldenham and in France.

For part of Second World War worked as a Telephone Operator in firm of Everett Edgcumbe, London. President., Plymouth Branch, League of Pity (N.S.P.C.C.) from 1955; President of Red Cross
(Tavistock) 1963-70; Manager of Church School, Bickleigh, 1953-63.

Family portrait by Godfrey Money-Coutts of grandchildren of Earl and Countess of Mount Edgcumbe; as also portrait 6th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, T.D., D.L. and portrait of his wife, Countess of Mt. Edgcumbe, her father and mother.
Portrait: Water colour 1914 by Winifred Marks; crayon by Robert Needham 1947 of her brother Piers Edgcumbe, Xllth Royal Lancers, killed at Dunkirk 1940.