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Gilbert (Elliot) Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (1751 - 1814)

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Sir Gilbert "1st Earl of Minto" Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound formerly Elliot
Born in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
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Died in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 31 Mar 2016
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Gilbert (Elliot) Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound is a member of Clan Elliot.
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4th Baronet Minto
1st Earl Minto - Sir Gilbert Murray Kynynmound 1813-1814 was succeeded by Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound 1814-1859
from Douglas Scott in A Hawick Word Book p:631
Earl o Minti is the title of the Lords of the Minto estate, beginning with Sir Gilbert, the 4th Baronet who was created Earl in 1813. The family also have the titles of Viscount Melgund and Baronet of Nova Scotia. They have been the most important landowners in the area around Denholm (Roxburghshire) for the last 300 years.


  • Life and letters of Sir Gilbert Elliot, first earl of Minto, from 1751 to 1806, when his public life in Europe was closed by his appointment to the vice-royalty of India by Minto, Gilbert Elliot, Earl of, 1751-1814; Minto, Emma Eleanor Elizabeth (Hislop) Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, countess of, d. 1882, ed [1]
  • A Harwick Word Book by Douglas Scott [2]
  • 1st Earl of Minto
  • The Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland by John Debrett
  • "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 March 2015), Gilbert Baronet Elliot, 15 Apr 1751; citing Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, reference 2:17P26WK; FHL microfilm 1,066,669.
  • Memorials of the Earl of Sterling and of the House of Alexander, Vol. II

Author: Rev. Charles Rogers, LL.D. Publication: Edinburgh, Scotland: William Patterson Date: 1877 Page: Chapter 25, p. 76

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