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Philip Gibbons (c1829-1896) of P. and H. P. Gibbons
c1829 Born in Bledlow Ridge, Bucks, son of Henry Gibbons (1798-1891), farmer
1851 Philadelphus Jeyes 36, wholeslae druggist, lived in Northampton with Ann M Jeyes 27, Helen M Jeyes 6, Francis E Jeyes 5, Lucy E Jeyes 6 Months, Caroline Jeyes 35, John A Barres 23, assistant druggist, Philip Gibbons 22, assistant druggist
1858 Joined his brothers in business, which was renamed P. and H. P. Gibbons
1862 A gentleman, of Wantage, when he married Emily Sarah Brown in Greenwich
1891 Described as a Steam Engine and Threshing Machine Maker (but away from his home at Brooklands, Wantage). He wife Emily is also absent. Their five children are present including Frederick C. Gibbons (age 25 born Wantage), Steam engine maker.
1896 Died. 'We regret to announce the death of Mr Philip Gibbons, of Brooklands, Wantage, took place on Monday evening his residence, at the age of 68. He had for many years been a sufferer from asthma…. with the Vale of White Horse Iron Works that his name will more particularly associated, for here it was that 35 years of the most useful part of his life was spent....'