The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Gibbes, Sir Edward Osborne
Gibbes, Sir Edward Osborne, Bart., is the eldest son of the late Sir Samuel Osborne Gibbes, the 2nd baronet, who emigrated to New Zealand, by his second wife, Anne, daughter of Richard Penny, who still survives and resides at Whangarei, N.Z. He was born in Nov. 1850, succeeded as 3rd baronet on the death of his father in 1874, and married in 1879 Sara, daughter of John Mitchell, a captain in the New Zealand Militia. He resides at Wellington, and is chief clerk in the Education Department of New Zealand. His son Philip Arthur, born in 1884, is heir to the baronetcy, which was created in 1774.