Rt. Hon. Sir Gilbert Elliot of Minto, 3rd Bt

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Rt. Hon. Sir Gilbert Elliot of Minto, 3rd Bt

Birthplace: Minto,Roxburgshire,,Scotland
Death: February 11, 1777 (54)
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Gilbert Elliot, 2nd Baronet of Minto and Helen Elliott
Husband of Agnes Dalrymple Kynynmound
Father of Gilbert Elliot, 1st Earl of Minto; Hugh Elliot; Alexander Kynynmound Elliott; Reverend Robert Elliott; Eleanor Eden and 1 other
Brother of Andrew Elliot, of Greenwells; Admiral John Elliot, Governor of Newfoundland; Margaret Sampson; Eleanor Rutherford and Jean Anne Congalton

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About Rt. Hon. Sir Gilbert Elliot of Minto, 3rd Bt

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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Rt. Hon. Sir Gilbert Elliot of Minto, 3rd Bt's Timeline

September 1722
April 23, 1751
Minto, Roxburghshire, Scotland
April 8, 1754
April 4, 1755
April 4, 1755
February 11, 1777
Age 54