Sir Gilbert Elliot, 3rd Baronet (1722 - 1777) MP

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Birthplace: Minto,Roxburgshire,,Scotland
Death: Died in Marseilles,Bouches-Du-Rhône,,France
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About Sir Gilbert Elliot, 3rd Baronet

Biographical Summary

"ELLIOT, Gilbert (1722-77), of Minto, Roxburgh - b. Sept. 1722, 1st s. of Sir Gilbert Elliot, 2nd Bt., of Minto, Lord Minto, S.C.J.; bro. of Adm. John Elliot, M.P. educ. Dalkeith 1732; Edin. Univ. 1735; Leyden; adv. 1743; Grand Tour (Holland, Germany) 1744-5. m. 15 Dec. 1746, Agnes, da. and h. of Hugh Dalrymple Murray Kynynmound of Melgund, Forfar, and Lochgelly and Kynynmound, Fife, 5s. 2da. suc. fa. as 3rd Bt. 16 Apr. 1766...

...Gilbert Elliot, a lawyer like his father and grandfather, came to the fore as one of the procurators for his uncle Archibald Stewart, who was tried and acquitted in 1747 for neglect of duty, when lord provost of Edinburgh, during the Forty-five. His father’s patron, the Duke of Argyll, found him a seat in Selkirkshire at a by-election in December 1753. He died 11 Jan. 1777."

SOURCE: The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970

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Sir Gilbert Elliot, 3rd Baronet's Timeline

December 14, 1746
Age 24
April 23, 1751
Age 29
Minto, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Age 30
Age 36
February 11, 1777
Age 55