Charles Thomas GIBSON

Date of Birth: 
21 Oct 1862
Date of Death: 
18 Nov 1942

Charles is a son of James George from an earlier profile.

He was born at Maidstone, Surrey, England.

He migrated to NZ with his parents & siblings in 1874.

He married Sarah Merskell (born at Kensington, London in 1861) at Wellington in 1882.

Sarah and her mother, sister & step father migrated to NZ in 1874, arriving at Wellington. The ship was carrying yellow fever.

Charles started his working life as a fireman then enginedriver for the Wellington Manawatu Railway Co. He then moved to being a publican/hotelkeeper at a range of places, such as Bulls, Paeroa & Whangarei. His final occupation was as a painter in Auckland.

Charles father was killed in an accident at the State Farm in Levin in 1895.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Charles Thomas Gibson, James George Gibson, Elizabeth Anne Collins, Sarah Merskell, William Merskell, Fanny Pallett, William Howell, James William Gibson, Mary Eliza (Liz) Smith, Albert Henry Green, Annie June (Jane) Gibson, Alice Edith Victoria Gibson, William Henry Armstrong, Thomas Henry Burnett, Alice Callagher, Florence Lucy Gibson, Herbert James Forsyth.