Joseph Arthur Gibbs

Born1867 68 Belgrave Road, City of Westminster, London
Died1899 London
FatherGeorge Louis Monck Gibbs (1838 – 1881)
MotherLaura Beatrice Elton (1842 – 1911)

Life Events

1881Death of father George Louis Monck Gibbs

Biography and Notes

Baptised 28 December 1867 at Wraxall, Somerset. Educated at Eton College, 1881-6; matric. at Oxford (Christ Church) 1887. Died unmarried in London from the effects of an operation 13th and was buried 18 May 1899 at Clifton Hampden. Memorial Inscription in churchyard there. Will proved 13 July 1899.

Was in Antony Gibbs & Sons' London and Liverpool offices 1890-92. An original director, 1894-99, of Blyth Greene Jourdain & Co., Ltd., London. Author of A Cotswold Village (1st edition. 1898, 2nd 1899, popular edition. 1909, Travellers's Library edition. 1929) and The improvement of cricket grounds (1895). The former went through more editions to cover a record span of 65 years of printing and publishing by John Murray.