Ann Patricia Gibbs

Born1915 Eccleston Square, London
FatherGuy Melville Gibbs (1889 – 1959)
MotherMargaret Olivia St. John (1890 – 1964)

Life Events

1940Married Rupert Edward de Zoete
1942Birth of son Timothy Rupert de Zoete
1959Death of father Guy Melville Gibbs
1964Death of mother Margaret Olivia St. John

Biography and Notes

Baptised 23 November 1915 at St. Saviour's, Pimlico. Educated at Westonbirt, Paris & Florence.

Chairman for many years of Chelsea Branch of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and made an Honorary Member of the Council in 1954 in recognition of services to the cause. Former Chairman of the South Kensington Branch of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund and in 1978 elected a Life Governor for services rendered to the Fund. Author of gardening articles in The Royal Horticultural Society's journal The Garden (Vol. 101, Part 12, December 1976, p. 573-574) and also in House and Garden. She and her husband both enjoy gardening and travelling.

Portrait: Pastel (1926) by Miss Noyes last in own possession.