Joseph Francis Vaughan Gibbs

FatherRev. George Henry Gibbs (1880 – 1896)
MotherMildred Mordaunt (1846 – 1926)

Life Events

1896Death of father Rev. George Henry Gibbs
1921Married Dorothy Annesley in Holy Trinity, Sloane Street, Chelsea
1926Birth of son Caryl Antony Vaughan Gibbs
1926Death of mother Mildred Mordaunt
1929Birth of daughter Brenda Mary Gibbs

Biography and Notes

2nd son. Born 8 December 1887 and baptised at Hutton. Educated at Haileybury College 1902-3, but left because his back was broken playing rugger and was thereafter educated privately.

In the Great War volunteered for the Army 5th August 1914 and served in Training Corps and in civilian war work, but owing to ill-health was always refused admission to the Army. He owned Rietfontein Citrus farm afsd. and lived there 1920-9.

In the firm of Leonard Partridge, dealer in Works of Art, of 3 Savile Row, Westminster, 1929-32. Joined the firm of Peter Jones, Sloane Square, firstly in the Interior Decorating Dept., and then in due course becoming the firm's Assistant General Manager.

1941-45 working for the Foreign Office in Dublin. After the Second World War became a partner in an antique shop in Victoria, London, S.W.I.