George Abraham Gibbs

Born1848 13 Hyde Park Street, Paddington
Died1870 Kingston, Jamaica
FatherWilliam Gibbs of Tyntesfield (1790 – 1875)
MotherMatilda Blanche Crawley-Boevey (1817 – 1887)

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Biography and Notes

Baptised 26 April 1848 at St. John's in Paddington. Educated at Eton College, 1862-65; matric. at Oxford (Christ's Church), 12 October 1866. Died unmarried of yellow fever at Kingston, Jamaica, 23 February and was buried 22 July 1870 at Wraxall, Somerset. Memorial Inscription in the churchyard and outside vestry, and in Tyntesfield chapel.

At Eton he was in the school "Field" football XI in 1865, and at Oxford he was Master of the Christ Church Harriers.

Portrait in the miniature group mentioned under his brother, William Gibbs. Lord Wraxall also had in 1930 a miniature of him with his brother Martin and a dog, by Sir William Ross. A drawing by J. de Cazenave (1859) and a coloured one by J. W. Cole (1870) were in possn. of William O. Gibbs in 1932.