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William Smythe Lee-Grattan Guinness MA (1795 - 1864)

Reverend William Smythe Lee-Grattan Guinness MA
Born in Dublin, Co. Dublin, Irelandmap
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Husband of — married 9 Mar 1826 [location unknown]
Husband of — married 1 Jun 1863 in Dublin, Irelandmap
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Died at age 68 in London, Englandmap
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Reverend William Smythe Lee-Grattan-Guinness was born on 13 June 1795 in Dublin, Ireland.

He was the son of Arthur Guinness and Anne Lee.

He married, firstly, Susan Jane Guinness, daughter of Benjamin Guinness and Rebecca Lee, on 9 March 1826.

He married, secondly, Susan Rebecca Darley, daughter of Frederick Darley and Elizabeth Guinness, on 1 June 1863.

He died on 21 May 1864 at age 68. He was given the name of William Guinness at birth. He graduated with a Master of Arts (M.A.). He was the Rector at Rathdrum, County Wicklow, Ireland. On 28 February 1856 his name was legally changed to William Smythe Grattan-Guinness by Royal Licence. On 10 March 1857 his name was legally changed to William Smythe Lee-Grattan-Guinness by Royal Licence. He lived at Park Annesley, County Wexford, Ireland. He lived at Beaumont, County Dublin, Ireland. at age 68.

William Smyth Grattan Guinness Death Date: 21 May 1864 Death Place: Dublin Primary Beneficiary: Morgan George Lloyd Secondary Beneficiary: Arthur William Grattan Guinness


  • "Ireland, Valuation Office Books, 1831-1856," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 December 2016), Revd William S Guinness, 1846; from “Griffith's Valuation 1847-1864,” database and images, findmypast ( : 2014); citing Clontarf, County Dublin, Ireland, House Books, various libraries, offices, and a private collection.
  • Source: S-2126399396 Repository: #R-2129772227 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.


  • WikiTree profile Lee-Grattan-Guinness-1 created by Moreen Hay.

See the Changes page] for the details of edits by Moreen and others.

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Rev Wm Grattan Guinness

Gender: Male Spouse: Susan Jane Guinness

posted by Phil Richardson
Lee-Grattan Guinness-1 and Guinness-450 are not ready to be merged because: Please verify and give a source for LNAB.
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Lee-Grattan Guinness-1 and Guinness-450 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicate profiles.
posted by Karen (Old) Panek

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