GIBBS, James. 1825 — 30.10.1886. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Right Hon. Michael G. (Lord Mayor 1845). Educated at Merchant Taylor’s and Haileybury, 1844-46. In 1846 joined the Bombay Civil Service. “Judicial Assistant to the Commissioner in Sind; Special Commissioner for Income Tax, 1860; President of the Income Tax Commission.” Called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1864. “Judge of Poona, 1864; Puisne Judge of the High Court, Bombay; President of the Asiatic Society, Bombay; Member of Council, Bombay, April 1874 to April 1879; Member of the Supreme Council, May 1880 to May 1885; Vice-Chancellor of the Bombay University, 1870-79.” C.S.I., C.I.E.

Sources: Buckland, Dictionary.