KEELING / GIBBS FAMILY PHOTOS 1915-1965

Well I promised you more and here it is: Some very old photos from Mum's album. I'll be using some of them in the new edition of Barbar's diaries (to be released imminently).

We start with one from 1915-ish - dates are approximate - and end in 1965 with the arrival of Paul. Mum, do tell me if dates need correcting. Click the headline for more. x George.
1915: Arthur Gibbs. My Grandfather.


1915: Arthur Gibbs

1935: Mum. She assures me it was not a real chimp.

1949: Uncle Bill and Aunt Cherry wedding

1949: Bill and Cherry wedding

1949: Bill and Cherry wedding
1949: Dad and Barbar Gibbs (my maternal Grandmother)
1950: Barbar

1950s: Barbar

1950s: Jack Keeling, my Grandpa

1950s: Tony Berry and Barbar

1950s: Uncle David Gibbs and Barbar

1950s: Great great aunt Alice (or is that Allis?)

1951: Christopher Hudson's christening. Grandpa Gibbs is holding Serena aged 3....in a rather uncomfortable grasp! [Thanks for the tip Alex]

April 24 1951: Mum and Dad's wedding

1951: Wedding. Granny, Barbar, Grandpa, Uncle David

1951: Wedding. Barbar, Dad, Mum, Aunt Cherry Gibbs, Uncle Brian Keeling

1951: Wedding. Mum and Dad

1951: Wedding. Granny and Grandpa welcoming Pete Gardiner-Hill and his mother.
1951: Wedding. Barbar and Uncle David welcoming guests.

1952: Barbar and Robert 

1951: Barbar and Dad

1951: Barbar and Dad

1951: Barbar and victims

1955: Babies are popping. Trevor, George, Robert

1957: Trevor, Robert, Mum, George, Simon

1957: George, Robert, Trevor at Hurst

1957 at Hurst: Uncles Brian, Johnny, Herbert. Dad
Aunts Biddy, Robby (Johnny's 1st wife), Cally. Mum
Cousins Patrick, Sarah. Trevor, Granny, Robert, Grandpa, George
and various dogs.

1958: Trevor, Robert, Patrick, Sarah, George
1958: George

1962: Robert, David, Mum, Trevor, Tom, George, Simon

1965: Brood completed with Paul.
Trevor, Tom, Mum, George, Paul, David, Jim, Simon, Robert
All these photos and a few more can still be found in Mum's old albums at Jacobs.
Comments
Amazing Dad. Haven't been on the blog for ages and had totally missed these going up. I have made the your chubby, grumpy, younger self my screen saver xx
Posted by: Ruth | January 09, 2011 at 01:55 PM

I love looking at all these wonderful pics. The third photo titled 'Bill and Cherry's wedding' is actually Christopher Hudson's christening. Grandpa Gibbs is holding Serena aged 3 who definitely wasn't born out of wedlock....in a rather uncomfortable grasp! No sign of Bill and Cherry anywhere!
xxAlex
George writes: Thanks for the tip Alex. I have moved the photo down to get it into chronological order and changed the caption.
Posted by: Alex Crockatt | December 19, 2010 at 02:27 PM

George, you star. What pleasure you give. Trev
Posted by: Trev | October 03, 2010 at 01:37 PM

Great pictures! I wonder if it was a stuffed chimpanzee?
1950s Unknown and Barbar is Tony Berry.
1951 wedding, Granny and Grandpa welcoming Pete Gardiner-Hill and his mother.
Family photograph,Ruby is Robby, Johnny's 1st wife.
Posted by: Mum | October 03, 2010 at 12:55 PM

wonderful! thank you George, xxx
Posted by: camilla | October 03, 2010 at 11:58 AM

Fantastic work George,but surely we can find out who the unknowns are? Bri's squeeze and Babar's young man??
Posted by: Paul K | October 02, 2010 at 04:22 PM

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