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Sir Howard Christian Sheldon Guinness

Male 1932 - 2019  (87 years)


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  • Name Howard Christian Sheldon Guinness 
    Title Sir 
    Born 3 Jun 1932  St George Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Arrival 2 Oct 1948  Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure Montréal, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service 1960 
    Died 23 Jun 2019 
    Buried 22 Jul 2019  Church of St Mary the Virgin, Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2137  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 11 May 2020 

    Father Edward Douglas Guinness,   b. 19 Apr 1893, Monkstown, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1983, Venice, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Martha Letière Sheldon,   b. 18 Jun 1918,   d. Apr 2004, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1931  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Evadne Jane Gibbs,   b. 17 May 1938, Chelsea, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 2020  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1958 
    Children 
    +1. Annabel Evadne Guinness
    +2. Christopher Edward Howard Guinness
     3. Dominic Evan Mark Guinness
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F969  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Eldest son of Captain Edward Douglas Guinness, CBE, RNR (see Burke's 'Landed Gentry Ireland'). Educated at Eton 1945-50.

      National Service 1951-53. Midshipman R.N.V.R. Director of: S. G. Warburg & Co. Ltd., Harris & Sheldon Group Ltd., Youghal Carpets Holdings Ltd. Chairman Wessex Area Conservative Party

      1975-78; Treasurer from 1978. Knight Bachelor June 1981.

    • Sir Howard Christian Sheldon Guinness, Kt, VRD 1932-2019

      Sir Howard Guinness, who died 23 June, 2019, aged 87, was a member of the merchant banking branch of the wealthy brewing dynasty.

      He was born 3 June, 1932, son of Edward Douglas Guinness, CBE, by his wife the former Martha Sheldon; married 1958, Evadne Jane Gibbs, by whom he had 2 sons, Christopher and Dominic, and and 1 daughter, Annabel.

      Sie Howard was with Guinness Mahon and Co, 1953-55; S.G. Warburg & Co Ltd, 1955-85; Director, Harris & Sheldon Group Ltd 1960-81; Director and Deputy Chairman, Youghal Carpets [Holdings] Ltd, 1972-80; Director, Quality Milk Producers Ltd, 1988-2000; Riyad Bank Europe, 1993-99; Chairman North Hampshire Conservative Association, 1971-74; Member of the Council of the English Guernsey Cattle Soc, 1963-72, 1996-99; Chairman 1975-78, and Treasurer, 1978-81, Wessex Area Conservative Association.

      Guinness was knighted in 1981.

      The funeral takes place at the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Glanville Wootton, near Sherborne, Dorset, 22 July, 2019.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jun 1932 - St George Hanover Square, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 2 Oct 1948 - Liverpool, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - - Montréal, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Jul 2019 - Church of St Mary the Virgin, Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset Link to Google Earth
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