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Tomas Hannibal AQUINO (b abt1859 d bef 1901, Confirmed 1/5/1881 by Bishop Paul Tosi, O.C. Bishop of Redopopolis) married on. 2-Jul-1891 at St Francis Xavier Cathedral Hyderabad, Esther Dorothea DESMIER (b1869 Kotri, Sind d 1935 Jaipur, India)   Esther moved to Poona sometime during the period 1898 - 1900 and stayed until 1908/9, she had a house in Arsenal Road. From there she moved to Watson's Annexe in Bombay which was close to the Gateway of India. Information from her daughter Sibyl. Esther later moved to live with her daughter Mary in Jaipur until her death in 1935/6.  children:           

  1. Othelia Clothilde Aquino b1892 Hyderabad, Sind d1962 Knaresborough, Yorkshire     

  2. Sibyl Aquino b1893 Bombay d 1995 Orpington, Kent

  3. Laura Esther Aquino b1895 Gadag, India 

  4. Mary Aquino b 1899 Sukkur, Pakistan d 1935 Jaipur, India        

Next Generation

Othelia Clothilde AQUINO b1892 Hyderabad, Sind d1962 Knaresborough, Yorkshire  married Alfred John GIBBS on 9-Jan-1916 St. Joseph's Garden Church, Hong Kong  b. ??-___-1877  Also known as Bijou Buried in Unconsecrated part of cemetary, children:

  1. Robert Thomas Gibbs b1916 Kowloon, Hong Kong  m. Mildred Kathleen Baines m. 28-May-1955 Knaresborough, Yorkshire  b1925 Leeds, Yorkshire d1988 Harrogate, Yorkshire    Robert was first bought to England with his brother by his mother in 1928. He attended school at Chertsey, Surrey and his mother returned to India to work. In 1931 they emigrated permanently to England. * Margaret Gibbs b1957 Harrogate, Yorkshire   m. Richard Stanley Moore m. 24-May-1980 Harrogate, Yorkshire b1957 Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorkshire   Graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons), class 2.1, from St. Andrews University, 1979  

  2. Alfred William George Gibbs b1918 Kowloon, Hong Kong   m. Christina Hutton m. 23-Aug-1947 b1926 Consett, Co. Durham  m. Roberta ??   Plays hockey for the UK team "Golden Oldies" and travels all over the world. Lives in Birmingham.  * Stephen Gibbs b1949 Leeds, Yorkshire   m. Sylvia ?? m. ??-Oct-1991 Coventry   * Geoffrey Gibbs b1951 Lytham St Annes, lancashire UK  Anne ?? m. Since 1975   * Anthony Gibbs b1966 Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire  Severely mentally and physically handicapped. Resident in a home in Solihull, West Midlands, since July 1983.

  3. Esther Margaret Gibbs b1920 Calcutta.

Sibyl AQUINO b1893 Bombay d 1995 Orpington, Kent  married Anthony George CURRIE in 1921 at Bombay .  Had two children - one died as an infant, other killed during a bombing raid in WWII. In India lived in Watson's Annexe, Colaba, Bombay. Went to school in Colaba Woodhouse Rd Convent and later Poona Convent.   

Laura Esther Aquino b1895 Gadag, India  married Victor Herbert WEEKS on 5-Oct-1921 in Bombay  d 1970 Beckenham, Great Britain (b19995 , children:

  1. Alban Weeks b1922 Bombay  m. Mary ? -   * Philip Andrew Weeks b1959  m. Dawn Noble  Married 1985   * Francesca Scarlet Mary Weeks b1991   * Madalen Saoise Naomi Weeks b 1993   * Anastasia Aisling Tessa Weeks b 1995   * Robert Victor Weeks   m. Julia Claire Toy   Married August 1989  * Matthew Victor Weeks b1990    * James David Weeks b 1992   * Alice Claire Louise Weeks b 1995              

  2. June Weeks b1925  m. ----- Singleton m. 1951  * Paul Stephen Singleton b1953  m. Unknown    Now lives in Capetown, South Africa  * Caitleen Claire Singleton b1995             

  3. Yvonne Weeks b1926  Never married. Worked for World Health Organisation, based in Switzerland.              

  4. Colleen Weeks b1928  Married man named McLeod in Harare (Salisbury), Zimbabwe (Rhodesia). He died many years ago.       

Mary AQUINO b. 1899 Sukkur, Pakistan d. 1935 Jaipur, India  married ? NAZARETH Mary was a Doctor who was in charge of a hospital in Jaipur. They had no children of their own but adopted two boys both (according to Laura #566) were princes of the Jaipur Maharaja. One was named Goanji. They both became Generals in the Indian Army in the 1939-45 war.       

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