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Wraxall, Baron (UK, 1928)


Creation: let. pat. 11 Jan 1928


Family name: Gibbs




Argent three Battle-Axes erect Sable within a Bordure nebuly of the last


A Dexter Arm embowed in Armour the hand in a Gauntlet proper bearing a Battle-Axe bendwise sinister Sable


On either side a St Kilda Sheep proper charged on the shoulder with a Portcullis chained Or


Tenax Popositi (Tenacious of purpose)



George Abraham [Gibbs], 1st Baron Wraxall, PC

1st son of Antony Gibbs, of Tyntesfield and Charlton, co. Somerset, and Pytte, Clyst St George, co. Devon, by his wife Janet Louisa Merivale, dau. of John Louis Merivale, Senior Registrar of the Court of Chancery


6Jul 1873


20 Nov 1901 Victoria Florence de Burgh Long CBE (d. 29 Mar 1920), 1stdau. of Rt Hon Walter Hume Long MP later 1st Viscount Long, by his wife Lady Dorothy Blanche Boyle, 4th dau. of Richard Edmund St Lawrence [Boyle], 9th Earl of Cork

children by first wife

1. George Antony Gibbs (b. and dvp. 5 Sep 1911)

2. Antony Eustace Long Gibbs (b. 24 Sep 1916; dvp. 29 Nov 1916)

1. Hon Doreen Albinia de Burgh Gibbs (b. 17 Sep 1913), mar. 12 Nov 1937 Charles Bathurst Norman, 2nd son of Rev Harry Bathurst Norman, of Iwood Manor, co. Somerset, and has issue


21 Jul 1927 Hon Ursula Mary Lawley OBE, Maid of Honour to Queen Mary 1912-27 (b. 8 Jun 1888; d. 1979), 1st dau. of Arthur [Lawley], 6th Baron Wenlock, by his wife Dame Annie Ellen Cunard GBE, 3rd dau. of Sir Edward Cunard, 2nd Bt.

children by second wife

3. Hon George Richard Lawley Gibbs, later 2nd Baron Wraxall

4. Hon Sir Eustace Hubert Beilby Gibbs KCVO CMG, later 3rd Baron Wraxall


28 Oct 1931


11 Jan 1928 Baron Wraxall, of Clyst St George in the County of Devon

son by second wife


Government Whip in House of Commons 1917-21; Treasurer of HM's Household Apr 1921-Jan 1924 and Nov 1924-Jan 1928


George Richard Lawley [Gibbs], 2nd Baron Wraxall


16 May 1928


19 Jul 2001

suc. by



Eustace Hubert Beilby [Gibbs], 3rd Baron Wraxall, KCVO CMG


3 Jul 1929

mar. (1)

23 Oct 1957 Evelyn Veronica Scott (d. 14 Dec 2003), only dau. of Sydney Keith Scott, of Reydon Grove Farm, Southwold, co. Suffolk

children by first wife

1. Hon Antony Hubert Gibbs, later 4th Baron Wraxall

2. Hon Andrew Christopher Gibbs (b. 17 May 1965), mar. 1 Jul 1995 Diahann Lesley Alison Brown, dau. of J E Brown, of Brighton, co. Sussex, and has issue

3. Hon Jonathan Charles William Gibbs (b. 27 Apr 1969)

1. Hon Miranda Caroline Gibbs (b. 26 Jan 1961), mar. 1993 Andrew David Fox Jolliffe, only son of B R Jolliffe, of Bedford

2. Hon Alexandra Mary Henrietta Gibbs (b. 28 May 1971)

mar. (2)

8 Jul 2006 Caroline Feilden (widow of P Feilden)


17 May 2017

suc. by

son by first wife


Diplomatic Service 1954: Bangkok, Rio de Janeiro. Berlin, Vienna, Caracas, Paris; CMG 1982; Vice-Marshal, Diplomatic Corps 1982-86; KCVO 1986


Antony Hubert [Gibbs], 4th Baron Wraxall


19 Aug 1958

mar. (1)

1988 (div. 1994) Caroline Jane gould, dau. of Arthur Gould

children by first wife

1. Hon India Florence Aurelia Gibbs (b. 28 Mar 1989)

2. Hon Cosima Eleanora Gibbs (b. 3 Mar 1992)

mar. (2)

15 Mar 1995 Virginia Gilchrist, dau. of Colin Gilchrist, of Knightsbridge, London

children by second wife

1. Hon Orlando Hubert Gibbs (b. 19 May 1995)

2. Hon Felix Gibbs (b. 22 Jan 1999)


 Last updated 11 Jun 2017




4th Baron Wraxall, of Clyst St George in the County of Devon

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 11 Jan 1928)



Coddenham House, Coddenham, Ipswich, Suffolk IP6 9TY



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