Thomas Joseph BIBBY (1865 – 1945)

Name

Thomas Joseph Bibby

Gender

Male

Birthdate

1865

Birthplace

Waipawa

Date of death

26/02/1945

Place of death

Yokohama, Japan

Parents

Biography

From “The Bibby Family in New Zealand” –

Farmed in Pettits Valley. In 1910 he leased his share of the farm to his brother Jack and went to Japan, where he lived, returning to New Zealand in 1919 for three years. In 1922 he returned to Japan where he was involved with Japanese social work and received recognition for this. Thomas had a cryptic manner of speech and was fond of quoting Kipling.

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