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Moyne, Baron (UK, 1932)


Creation: let. pat. 21 Jan 1932


Family name: Guinness




Per saltire Gules and Azure a Lion rampant Or on a Chief Ermine two Ducal Coronets each enfiling as many Arrows in saltire of the third


A Boar passant quarterly Or and Gules charged with a Mullet counterchanged


On either side a Cingalese Macaque sejant proper


Noli Judicare (Judge Not)



Walter Edward [Guinness], 1st Baron Moyne, DSO PC

3rd son of Edward Cecil [Guinness], 1st Earl of Iveagh, by his wife and cousin Adelaide Maria Guinness, dau. of Richard Samuel Guinness MP, of Deepwell, co. Dublin


29 Mar 1880


24 Jun 1903 Lady Evelyn Hilda Stuart Erskine (b. 21 Mar 1883; d. 21 Jul 1939), 2nd dau. of Shipley Gordon Stuart [Erskine], 14th Earl of Buchan, by his wife Rosalie Louisa Sartoris, yst. dau. of Capt Jules Alexandre Sartoris, of Hopsford Hall, Coventry, co. Warwick


1. Hon Bryan Walter Guinness, later 2nd Baron Moyne

2. Hon Murtogh David Guinness, of 117 E 80th Street, New York, New York, USA (b. 7 May 1913), mar. 15 Nov 1949 Nancy Vivian Laura Tarbolton (d. 1975 following a car crash), only dau. of Cyril Edward Tarbolton, of Hampstead, London

1. Hon Grania Maeve Tosaura Guinness OBE JP, Pro Chancellor of Dublin University 1985-95 (b. 14 Apt 1920; d. 15 Jan 2018), mar. 10 Feb 1951 Oswald Constantine John [Phipps], 4th Marquess of Normanby, and had issue


6 Nov 1944 (assassinated in Cairo by terrorists belonging to the notorious Stern Gang)


21 Jan 1932 Baron Moyne, of Bury St Edmunds in the County of Suffolk

suc. by



served in the Boer War as Capt, Imperial Yeomanry 1900-01; Member of Parliament (Unionist) for Bury St Edmunds 1907-31; served in World War I 1914-18; DSO 1917; Under-Secretary of State for War 1922-23; Financial Secretary of the Treasury 1923-24 and 1924-25; Privy Councillor 1924; Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries 1925-29;  Secretary of State for the Colonies and Leader of the House of Lords 1941-42; Deputy Minister of State for the Middle East 1942-44; Resident Minsiter for the Middle East 1944


Bryan Walter [Guinness], 2nd Baron Moyne


27 Oct 1905

mar. (1)

30 Jan 1929 (div. 1934) Hon Diana Freeman-Mitford (mar. (2) 6 Oct 1936 Sir Oswald Edward Mosley, 6th Bt.), 3rd dau. and cohrss. of David Bertram Ogilvy [Freeman-Mitford], 2nd Baron Redesdale, by his wife Sydney Bowles, 1st dau. of Thomas Gibson Bowles MP, of Lowndes Square, London

children by first wife

1. Hon Jonathan Bryan Guinness, later 3rd Baron Moyne

2. Hon Desmond Walter Guinness, of Leixlip Castle, Co. Kildare (b. 8 Sep 1931), mar. (1) 3 Jul 1954 (div. 1981) HSH Princess Hermione Marie-Gabrielle ('Mariga') Petronella Sophie Devota Elizabeth Albertine von Urach, Countess of Wurttemberg (d. 9 May 1989), 1st dau. of HSH Prince Albrecht Eberhard Karl Gero-Maria von Urach, Count of Wurttemberg (by his first wife Rosemary Blackadder, dau. of John Blackadder, of Ninewells, Mains, Chirnside), 3rd son of HSH Prince Wilhelm Karl Florestan Gero Crescentius von Urach, 2nd Duke of Urach, Count of Wurttemeberg (by his first wife HRH Duchess Amalie Maria in Bavaria, 1st dau. by his first wife of HRH Duke Karl Theodor in Bavaria), 2nd son of HSH Prince Friedrich Wilhelm Alexander Ferdinand von Urach, 1st Duke of Urach, Count of Wurttemberg (by his second wife HSH Princess Florestine Gabrielle Antoinette of Monaco, only dau. of HSH Florestan I, Sovereign Prince of Monaco 1841-1856), 3rd son of HRH Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Philipp of Wurttemberg, later Count of Wurttemberg (by his morganatic wife Dorothea Friederike Franziska Wilhelmine Karoline Louise Henriette von Thunderfeld, dau. of Karl August Wilhelm Rhodis von Thunderfeld, by his wife Baroness Therese Wilhelmine Henriette Schilling von Canstatt), 4th son of HRH Friedrich Eugen, Sovereign Duke of Wurttemberg 1795-1797, and (2) 1985 Penelope ('Penny') Cuthbertson, dau. of Graham Cuthbertson, and has issue by his first wife

mar. (2)

21 Sep 1936 Elisabeth Nelson, 3rd dau. of Capt Thomas Arthur Nelson, of Achnacloich, Connel, co. Argyll, by his wife Margaret Balfour, 3rd dau. of Alexander Balfour, of Mount Alyn, co. Denbigh

children by second wife

3. Hon Diarmid Edward Guinness (b. 23 Sep 1938; dvp. 15 Aug 1977), mar. 8 Dec 1962 Felicity Carnwath, only dau. of Sir Andrew Hunter Carnwath KCVO, of The Old Vicarage, Ugley, co. Hertford, and had issue

4. Hon Finn Benjamin Guinness, of Chute Forest House, Chute, Andover, co. Hampshire, biologist (b. 26 Aug 1945), mar. 25 Mar 1989 Mary Wilson Donleavy, former wife of James Patrick Donleavy, the author, and dau. of Benjamin Wilson Price, of Baltimore, Maryland, USA

5. Hon Kieran Arthur Guinness, of Knockmaroon House, Castleknock, Co. Dublin, botanist (b. 11 Feb 1949), mar. 4 Nov 1983 Vivienne Halban, dau. of Dr André-Jacques van Amerongen DFC, of Grafton House, Blisworth, co. northampton, and has issue

6. Hon Erskine Stuart Guinness, of Fosbury Manor, Marlborough, co. Wiltshire, farmer (b. 16 Jan 1953), mar. 26 Apr 1984 Louise Mary Elizabeth Dillon-Malone, only dau. of Patrick Dillon-Malone, and has issue

1. Hon Rosaleen Elisabeth Guinness (b. 7 Sep 1937), mar. 12 Jun 1965 Sudhir Jayantilal Mulji, of 150 Malcha Marg, New  Delhi, India, only son of Jayantilal Mulji, of Bombay, India, and has issue

2. Hon Fiona Evelyn Guinness, of Isle of Rhum, Inner Hebrides, zoologist (b. 26 Jun 1940)

3. Hon Thomasin Margaret Guinness, of Biddesden House, Andover, co. Hampshire, potter and painter (b. 16 Jan 1947)

4. Hon Catriona Rose Guinness, of Biddesden Farm, Andover, co. Hampshire, botanist and farm manager (b. 13 Dec 1950)

5. Hon Mirabel Jane Guinness, equestrienne, Master of the Tedworth Hunt (b. 8 Sep 1956), mar. 10 Aug 1984 Patrick Ian ('Tom') Helme, of Mount Orleans, Collingbourne Ducis, Marlborough, co. Wiltshire, interior decorator, son of A R Helme, of Danehill, co. Sussex, and has issue


6 Jul 1992

suc. by

son by first wife


Jonathan Bryan [Guinness], 3rd Baron Moyne


16 Mar 1930

mar. (1)

25 Jul 1951 (div. 1963) Ingrid Olivia Georgia Wyndham (mar. (2) 7 Aug 1963 (Henry) Paul Guinness [Channon], Baron Kelvedon (Life Peer)), only dau. of Maj Guy Richard Charles Wyndham MC (by his second wife Grethe Wulfsberg, dau. of G Wulfsberg, of Bergen, Norway), 2nd son of Col Guy Percy Wyndham CB MVO (by his first wife Edwina Virginia Joanna Brooke, dau. of Rev Frederick Fitzpatrick, Rector of Cloone, co. Leitrim), 2nd son of Hon Capt Percy Scawen Wyndham MP, of Clouds, co. Wiltshire (by his wife Madeline Caroline Frances Eden Campbell, 6th dau. of Maj Gen Sir Guy Campbell, 1st Bt.), 2nd son of George [Wyndham], 1st Baron Leconfield

children by first wife

1. Hon (Jasper) Jonathan Richard Guinness, of 96 Cheyne Walk, London SW10, and Arniano, Murio, Siena, Italy (b. 9 Mar 1954; dvp. 9 May 2011), mar. 1985 Camilla Alexandra Uniacke, dau. of Robie David Corbett Uniacke, and has issue:

1a. Amber Guinness (b. 1989)

2a. Claudia Guinness (b. 1992)

2. Hon Valentine Guy Bryan Guinness, of 87 Hereford Road, London W2 (b. 9 Mar 1959), mar. 1986 (div. 2013) Lucinda Jane ("Lulu") Rivett-Carnac (b. 29 May 1960), only dau. of Cdr Miles James Rivett-Carnac, of Martyr Worthy Manor, Winchester, co. Hampshire, by his wife April Sally Villar, dau. of Maj Arthur Andrew Sidney Vilar, of Knightsbridge, London, and has issue:

1a. Tara Victoria Guinness (b. 29 Nov 1991)

2a. Madeleine Rose Guinness (b. 16 Jan 1997)

1. Hon Catherine Ingrid Guinness (b. 1 Jun 1952), mar. (1) 16 Jul 1983 (div. 1988) as his first wife Hon James Donald Charteris, styled Lord Neidpath, 2nd but 1st surv. son and heir of (Francis) David [Charteris], 10th Earl of Wemyss, by his first wife Mavis Lynette Gordon Murray, 1st dau. of Edwin Edward Murray, of Hermanus, Cape Province, South Africa, and (2) 1990 Robert Fleetwood Hesketh, of Meols Hall, Southport, co. Lancaster, and 36 Porchester Terrace, London (b. 10 Jun 1956; d. 14 Nov 2004), only son of Roger Fleetwood Hesketh OBE MP, of Meols Hall, Southport, co. Lancaster, by his wife Lady Mary Constance Lumley OBE, 1st dau. of Lawrence Roger [Lumley], 11th Earl of Scarbrough, and has issue by both husbands

mar. (2)

10 Jan 1964 Suzanne Phillips (former wife of Timothy Phillips), dau. of Harold William Denis Lisney, of Cadaques, Gerona, Spain

children by second wife

3. Hon Sebastian Walter Denis Guinness, of La Ermita de San Sebastian, Cadaques, Gerona, Spain (b. 15 Feb 1964), mar. (1) 1987 (div. 1991) Silvie Dominique Fleury, dau. of Eric A Fleury, of Geneva, Switzerland, and (2) 18 Nov 1995 Peggy Stephaich

2. Hon Daphne Suzannah Diana Joan Guinness (b. 9 Nov 1967), mar. 1987 Spyros Niarchos, of 41 Park Street, London W1, 2nd son of Stavros Niarchos, of St Moritz, Switzerland, and has issue


 Last updated 31 Jan 2018




3rd Baron Moyne, of Bury St Edmunds in the County of Suffolk

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 21 Jan 1932)



Bosalverne, Greenbank, Alverton, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4TQ

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