Ivor Grosvenor Guest, 2nd Viscount Wimborne

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Ivor Grosvenor Guest, 2nd Viscount Wimborne

Birthdate: (63)
Death: January 7, 1967 (63)
Immediate Family:

Son of Ivor Guest 1st Viscount Wimborne and Alice Viscountess Wimbourne
Husband of Mabel Edith Guest, Viscountess Wimborne
Father of Ivor Fox-Strangways Guest, 3rd Viscount Wimborne; Frances Ann Guest; Charles James Guest and Julian John Guest
Brother of Rosemary Sibell Boyd and Cynthia Guest

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About Ivor Grosvenor Guest, 2nd Viscount Wimborne


Ivor Grosvenor Guest, 2nd Viscount Wimborne, PC (21 February 1903 – 7 January 1967) was a British politician.

Early life

Ivor Grosvenor Wimborne was born on 21 February 1903 and was the son of Ivor Guest, 1st Viscount Wimborne (1873–1939), and his wife the Hon. Alice Katherine Sibell (died 1948). His maternal grandfather was Robert Grosvenor, 2nd Baron Ebury (1834–1918). He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge.


After Cambridge, he served with the Royal Tank Corps (TA), achieving the rank of lieutenant

From 1935 to 1939, he was National Member of Parliament (MP) for Brecon and Radnor. The latter year he succeeded his father in the viscountcy and entered the House of Lords.

Personal life

Lord Wimborne married Lady Mabel Edith, daughter of Giles Fox-Strangways, 6th Earl of Ilchester (1874–1959), in 1938. William Walton composed "Set me as a seal upon thine heart" for the wedding.

He died in January 1967, aged 63, and was succeeded in his title by his son Ivor Fox-Strangways Guest (1939–1993)

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