Guinness family

Guinness family

The Guinness family is an extensive aristocratic Irish Protestant family noted for their accomplishments in brewing, banking, politics and diplomacy. They are particularly known for their eponymous family firm, Guinness.

Four members of the family in succession held the UK Parliament constituency of Southend, which became popularly known as "Guinness-on-Sea".

Prominent members

*Arthur Guinness (1725-1803), Founder of the Guinness brewery
*Arthur Guinness, 1st Baron Ardilaun (1840-1915), created Baron Ardilaun in 1880
*Arthur Guinness, 4th Earl of Iveagh (born 1969)
*Benjamin Guinness (1798-1868)
*Benjamin Guinness%2C 3rd Earl of Iveagh (1937-1992)
*Bryan Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne (1905-1992)
*Caroline Guinness (born 1954)
*Daphne Guinness (born 1967)
*Desmond Guinness (born 1931)
*Edward Guinness%2C 1st Earl of Iveagh (1847-1927)
*Gloria Guinness (1912-1980)
*Henry Grattan Guinness (1835–1910)
*Jasmine Guinness (born 1976)
*Jonathan Guinness, 3rd Baron Moyne (born 1930)
*Kenelm Lee Guinness (1887-1937)
*Loel Guinness (1906-1988)
*Rupert Guinness%2C 2nd Earl of Iveagh (1874-1967)
*Sabrina Guinness (born 1955)
*Walter Edward Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne (1880-1944)
*Frank V. Guinness, NZ Politician
*Caroline Blackwood (1931-1996)
*Garech Browne (born 1939)

*Henry Channon (1897-1958)
*Paul Channon (1935-2007)

*Sheridan Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 5th Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (1938-1988)

*Victoria Niarchos (born 1960)

*Constantine Phipps, 5th Marquess of Normanby (born 1954)

ee also

* Earl of Iveagh (created 1919)
* Baron Moyne (created 1932)
* Guinness Baronets
* Kenwood House
* Guinness Trust
* Lion's Gate Bridge
* St. James's Gate Brewery
* Guinness share-trading fraud

Further reading

* D. Wilson, "Dark and Light" (Weidenfeld, London 1998)
* G. Martelli, "Man of his Time" (London 1957)
* J. Guinness, "Requiem for a Family Business" (Macmillan 1997)

External links

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