|Administrative History||Mildred Eleanor Gibbs was born in Salford, Lancashire, in 1901. She was educated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne Church High School, and Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University where she gained a First in the School of Modern History, 1923. She undertook research into nineteenth century British constitutional history, for which she was awarded an MA from Manchester University. She became involved in the Student Christian Movement, and became a Church Mission Society missionary in India in 1932. From 1933-1962 she taught history at St John's College, Agra. |
Her publications include the monographs, 'From Jerusalem to New Delhi', 1964, and 'The History of the Anglican Church in India, 1600-1970', 1972. Throughout her time in Agra she also edited 'The Diocesan Chronicle', Lucknow.