Mary Mercy Llewellyn

Born1875 Langford Court
Died1956 Pytte, Clyst St. George

Life Events

1899Married Antony Hubert Gibbs TD in Burrington
1901Birth of daughter Elaine Blanche Gibbs
1904Birth of daughter Elizabeth Mercy Gibbs
1906Birth of son Captain Evan Llewellyn Gibbs
1909Birth of son Major Antony Gibbs
1918Birth of daughter Pamela Mary Gibbs
1940Death of son Captain Evan Llewellyn Gibbs

Biography and Notes

1st daughter of Evan H. Llewellyn of Langford Court, Burrington, Somerset, MP (by Mary Blanche, 1st daughter of Thomas Somers (died 1862) of Mendip Lodge, Burrington, for whom see Burke's 'Landed Gentry'. Baptised 11 July 1875 at Burrington.

Co-opted member of the Devon County Council's Committee for Care of the Mentally Defective. Member of the following committees: Exeter Diocesan Association for Care of Friendless Girls (Chairman 1927-9); the Devon Voluntary Association for Welfare of the Mentally Defective; the Royal West of England Institution for the Deaf and Dumb; Devon District Nursing Assn. (Topsham & District). Founder Member and 1st President of Clyst St. George & Ebford Women's Institute. A Trustee of St. Michael's Home, Cheddar. Founded Clyst St. George Mother's Union branch 1912.

Portrait: Pastel by H. M. Heaton in possession of great-nephew Patrick Gibbs.