Biography and Notes
5th son of Rev. Joseph Gibbs of Clifton Hampden. Baptised 28 August 1845 at Wraxall. Educated at Marlborough College, 1852-62, matric. at Cambridge (Jesus College) October 1865, BA 1870, MA 1876. Student at Cuddesdon Theological College, Oxon, 1868-9. Buried 18 March 1918 at Clyst St. George. Memorial Inscription in churchyard there. Memorial window in Hagley Church, co. Worcester, to him and his sons Beresford and Edward. Will proved London 8 May 1918.
Won the mile race for Cambridge v. Oxford in 1868 in the fastest amateur time then on record (4 min. 28 sec.). Deacon 1869; Priest 1871. Curate of Abingdon, Berks., 1869-73; Vicar of Exwick, nr. Exeter, 1873-8; (presented by Wm. Gibbs; Vicar of Abingdon 1878-84; Rector of Hagley, co. Worcester, 1884-1903; Rector of Clyst St. George, Devon (presented by Antony Gibbs) 1903 to 1911 when he resigned and retired to Temple Hill afsd.