Major Henry Francis Gibbs

Born1928 The Rectory, Walkern, Herts
FatherThe Rev. Francis Antony Woodard Gibbs (1885 – 1946)
MotherAgnes Mary Denise Ruddock (1893 – 1978)

Life Events

1946Death of father The Rev. Francis Antony Woodard Gibbs
1957Married Patience Janet Rutherford
1958Birth of daughter Clare Matilda Gibbs
1959Birth of daughter Belinda Mary Gibbs
1962Birth of son Nicholas Francis Gibbs
1978Death of mother Agnes Mary Denise Ruddock
2015Death of wife Patience Janet Rutherford

Biography and Notes

Baptised 5 August 1928 at Walkern. Educated at Eton and RMA Sandhurst.

Regular soldier in Coldstream Guards until 1967. With his wife Janet, took over chair-caning business in 1969 in High Wycombe. Developed their own line of furniture in 1977. Moved the business to Cirencester in 1979 where Janet (4) has a separate chair-caning workshop.