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Gribble Family

 
 
 

2 brothers and a nephew

 

Henry John Carew Gribble

He was born on the 19th June 1885. The son of Henry Ernest Gribble, the brother of Walter and Herbert. He was educated at Clifton College from 1899 to 1903. He joined Clifton RFC in 1903-04. He became a Solicitor. He died in 1959.

 

Herbert Willis Reginald Gribble

He was born on the 23rd December 1860. The son of H.Gribble, of Clifton. He was educated at Clifton College, from 1871 to 1878, where he was a member of the cricket eleven, captain 1878. Between 1878 and 1882 he played in 29 first-class cricket matches, all for Gloucestershire. He also played rugby for his county. He joined Clifton RFC in 1879-80. He lived at Clifton until about 1888, when he moved to Courthorpe Villas, Wimbledon, and became a member of the London Stock Exchange. In 1925 he was living at Briarwood, Udnet Park, Teddington. He died at Teddington, Middlesex, on 12th June 1942.

 

Walter Gouldsmith Gribble

He was born on the 20 th April 1855. He was educated at Clifton College from 1868 to 1872. He joined Clifton RFC in 1872-73 and played in the first ever match v Sydney College, Bath . He became a Solicitor. He died in 1929.