Thomas Joseph BIBBY (1865 – 1945)
NameThomas Joseph Bibby
Date of death26 February 1945
Place of deathYokohama, Japan
- Edward Bibby
- Mary Ann Bibby
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.