Adelaide Guinness
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Adelaide Maria Guinness (1844 - 1916)

Adelaide Maria "Dodo" Guinness aka Viscountess of Iveagh
Born in Dublin, Irelandmap
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Wife of — married 20 May 1873 in Windsor, Berkshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 72 in Elveden Hall, Suffolk, England, United Kingdommap
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Adelaide was born in 1844. She was the daughter of Richard Guinness and Katherine Jenkinson.

She married Edward Cecil Guinness, 1st Earl of Iveagh (son of Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness, 1st Bt.and Elizabeth Guinness) on 20 May 1873 at Windsor, Berkshire, England.[1]

They had 3 children:

1. Rupert Edward Cecil Lee Guinness, 2nd Earl of Iveagh (b. 29 Mar 1874, d. 14 Sep 1967)
2. Hon. Arthur Ernest Guinness (b. 2 Nov 1876, d. 22 Mar 1949)
3. Walter Edward Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne (b. 29 Mar 1880, d. 6 Nov 1944)

As a result of her marriage, Adelaide Maria Guinness was styled as Baroness Iveagh of Iveagh on 19 January 1891. She was styled as Viscountess of Iveagh on 18 December 1905.

She passed away on 16 February 1916 at the age of about 72.[2]


St Andrew and St Patrick Churchyard, Elveden, Forest Heath District, Suffolk, England[3]


  1. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2014), Adelaide Maria Guinness, 1873; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,”
  2. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 31 December 2014), Adelaide M Guinness, 1916; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,"

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Adelaide Maria Guinness

Gender: Female Notice Type: Marriage Marriage Date: 20 May 1873 Marriage Place: Berke Father: Richard Samuel Guinness Spouse: Edward Cecil Guinness Publication Date: 24 May 1873

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