Baronets Elliot of Minto (1700)
1st Baronet Elliot, Gilbert Elliot, b.c.1650, a.1700, d.1718
Sir Gilbert Elliot was a Lord of Session under the title of Lord Minto and was created 1st Baronet Elliot of Minto in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia.
2nd Baronet Elliot, Gilbert Elliot, b.c.1693, a.1718, d.1766
Son of the 1st Baronet and Jean Carre (or Ker), daughter of Sir Andrew Carre of Cavers. He was also a Lord of Session, and Lord Justice Clerk from 1763 to his death.
3rd Baronet Elliot, Gilbert Elliot, b.1722, a.1766, d.1777
Son of the 2nd Baronet and Helen Steuart (b.?, d.1774), daughter of Sir Robert Steuart, 1st Baronet Steuart of Allanbank. He was a Lord of the Admiralty from 1756 to 1762 and Treasurer of the Navy from 1767 to 1770.
4th Baronet Elliot, Gilbert Elliot, b.1751, a.1777, d.1814
Son of the 3rd Baronet and Agnes Dalrymple-Murray-Kynynmound
(b.?, d.1778), a grand-daughter of Sir David Dalrymple, 1st Baronet
Dalrymple of Hailes (a brother of John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair). He spent time in
Earls of Minto (1813)
1st Earl of Minto, Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, as above
The additions to his surname were assumed when he was made a peer and are taken from his mother, Agnes Dalrymple-Murray-Kynynmound (b.?, d.1778), a descendant of Sir James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair.
2nd Earl of Minto, Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, b.1782, a.1814, d.1859
Son of the 1st Earl and Anna Maria Amyand (b.?, d.1829),
daughter of Sir George Amyand, 1st Baronet Amyand of
3rd Earl of Minto, William Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, b.1814, a.1859, d.1891
Son of the 2nd Earl and Mary Brydone (b.?, d.1853). He was elected as an MP on several occasions, and in 1870 was made a Knight of the Thistle.
4th Earl of Minto, Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, b.1845, a.1891, d.1914
Son of the 3rd Earl and Emma Eleanor Elizabeth Hyslop (b.?,
d.1882), daughter of General Sir Thomas Hyslop, 1st Baronet Hyslop.
5th Earl of Minto, Victor Gilbert Lariston Garnet Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, b.1891, a.1914, d.1975
Son of the 4th Earl and Lady Mary Caroline Grey (b.?, d.1940), a grand-daughter of Sir Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey.
6th Earl of Minto, Gilbert Edward George Lariston Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, b.1928, a.1975, d.2005
Son of the 5th Earl and Marion Cook.
7th Earl of Minto, Timothy Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, b.1953, a.2005
Son of the 6th Earl and Lady Caroline Child-Villiers (b.1934), daughter of George Francis Child-Villiers, 9th Earl of Jersey. As well as being 7th Earl, he is also 7th Viscount Melgund, 7th Baron Minto and 10th Baronet Elliot of Minto.
The courtesy title for the heir is Viscount Melgund.
(Last updated: 12/08/2009)