Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London, the Milner-Gibson Estate (no.63)

Major Thomas Gibson  (d.1807) made his fortune in the West Indies’ sugar plantations. The family return to England when Thomas Milner-Gibson (1806-84) was a baby to live in Theberton House, Suffolk. (This site has a comprehensive history of the family.)

Theberton Hall, c.1850, photograph in the Church of St Peter, Theberton

Theberton Hall, c.1850, photograph in the Church of St Peter, Theberton

Theberton House, Suffolk; Theberton House, Suffolk; © Copyright Ron Galliers and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Theberton House, Suffolk; Theberton House, Suffolk; © Copyright Ron Galliers and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

In 1823 the family leased land in Islington to invest in housing. The Milner-Gibson estate in London consisted of Theberton Street, Gibson Square, Milner Square, and Milner Place and posts will follow.

Members of the family are buried at the Church of St Peter, Theberton, an interesting church, with a rather overgrown churchyard.

Family memorial inside the Church of St Peter, Theberton

Family memorial inside the Church of St Peter, Theberton

In the churchyard, St Peter, Theberton

In the churchyard, St Peter, Theberton

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