Edward Ponsonby, 8th Earl of Bessborough, 5th Baron Duncannon, 9th Viscount Duncannon, was born 1 March 1851 in Dover Street, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom to Walter William Brabazon Ponsonby, 7th Earl of Bessborough (1821-1906) and Louisa Susan Cornwallis Eliot (1825-1911) and died 1 December 1920 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Blanche Vere Guest (1847-1919) 22 April 1875 .


Offspring of Edward Ponsonby, 8th Earl of Bessborough and Blanche Vere Guest (1847-1919)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Olwen Verena Ponsonby (1876-1927)
Helena Blanche Irene Ponsonby (1878-1962)
Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, 9th Earl of Bessborough (1880-1956)
Cyril Myles Brabazon Ponsonby (1881-1915)
Bertie Brabazon Ponsonby (1885-1967)
Gweneth Frida Ponsonby (1888-1984)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Walter Ponsonby
Earl of Bessborough
Succeeded by
Vere Ponsonby