Edward Stuart BIBBY (1896 – 1991)
NameEdward Stuart Bibby
Military identificationInfantry WWI
Date of death07 January 1991
Place of deathWaipawa
Secondary educationWaipawa District High School
From “The Bibby Family in New Zealand” –
Enlisted in army in 1916. Served in the infantry in France in World War I and was wounded twice. Worked briefly in family store. In 1919 went to work at Lunesdale. When family land was divided he managed and later owned Glen Appin. He was active in his church, in community and farming circles. His publications were “Onga Onga, Village of the Plains”, “The NZ Bibby Story” (with MC Bibby), “Lunesdale a bush farm community from 1871” (with Claire Bibby). He was one of the founders of the Onga Onga School Museum. He was superintendent of the Onga Onga Interdenominational Sunday School for over 50 years. In 1974 he received the MBE for services to the community. He was a Justice of the Peace.