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Minto, Earl of (UK, 1813)

 

Creation: let. pat. 24 Feb 1813

 

Family name: Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th grand quarters, quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent a Hunting Horn Sable stringed Gules in the dexter chief point a Crescent of the last on a Chief wavy Azure three Mullets of the field (Murray of Melgund);  2nd and 3rd, Azure a Chevron Argent between three Fleurs-de-lis Or (Kynynmound of that Ilk);  2nd and 3rd grand quarters, Gules on a Bend engrailed Or a Baton Azure within a Bordure Vair (Elliot of Minto);  overall a Chief of Augmentation Argent charged with a Moor's Head couped in profile proper, being the arms of Corsica

Crest:

A Dexter Arm embowed issuant from Clouds throwing a Dart all proper

Supporters:

On the dexter side an Indian Sheep, and on the sinister side a Fawn, both proper

Mottoes:

Over the crest:  Non Eget Arcu (He needs not the bow);  Below the shield:  Suaviter Et Fortiter (Mildly but firmly)

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Gilbert [Elliot later Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound], 1st Baron Minto later 1st Earl of Minto, PC

1st son of Rt Hon Sir Gilbert Elliot, 3rd Bt., by his wife Agnes Dalrymple-Murray-Kynynmound, dau. and hrss. of Hugh Dalrymple later Dalrymple-Murray-Kynynmound, of Melgund, co. Forfar, and Kynynmound, co. Fife

born

23 Apr 1751

mar.

3 Jan 1777 Anna Maria Amyand (b. 26 Mar 1752; d. 8 Mar 1829), 1st dau. of Sir George Amyand, 1st Bt., by his wife Anna Maria Korteen, dau. of John Abraham Korteen, of Hamburg, Germany

children

1. Hon Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, later 2nd Earl of Minto

2. Admiral Hon Sir George Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound KCB, Master of the Scottish Mint, a Lord of the Admiralty (b. 1 Aug 1784; d. 24 Jun 1863), mar. Dec 1810 Eliza Cecilia Ness (d. 23 May 1848), yst. dau. of James Ness, of Osgodby, co. York, and had issue

3. Hon John Edmund Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound MP (b. 30 Mar 1788; d. 4 Apr 1862), mar. 3 Oct 1809 Amelia Casamaijor (d. 23 Jul 1872), 3rd dau. of James Henry Casamaijor, of Madras, India, and had issue

1. Lady Anna Maria Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (d. 18 Oct 1855), mar. 1832 Lt Gen Sir Rufane Shawe Donkin KCB GCH (d. 1841)

2. Lady Harriet Mary Frances Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (d. Jul 1825)

3. Lady Catherine Sarah Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (d. 25 Jun 1862), mar. 14 Nov 1825 Sir John Peter Boileau, 1st Bt., of Tacolneston Hall, co. Norfolk, and had issue

died

21 Jun 1814

created

20 Oct 1797 Baron Minto, of Minto in the County of Roxburgh

24 Feb 1813 Viscount Melgund, of Melgund in the County of Forfar, and Earl of Minto, of Minto in the County of Roxburgh

suc. by

son

note

barrister, Lincoln's Inn 1774; suc. his father 11 Feb 1777 as 4th Baronet of Headshaw;  Member of Parliament for Morpeth 1776-77, for Roxburghshire 1777-84, for Berwick 1786-90 and for Helston 1790-95; Privy Councillor 1793; Minister to the Italian States 1794; Viceroy of the Kingdom of Corsica 1794-96;  Envoy to Vienna 1799-1801; President of the Board of Control for India 1806; Governor-General of India 1806-13

 

Gilbert [Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound], 2nd Earl of Minto, GCB PC

born

16 Nov 1782

mar.

1806 Mary Brydone (b. 30 Mar 1786; d. 21 Jul 1853), 1st dau. of Patrick Brydone, of Lennel House, co. Berwick, by his wife Mary Robertson, 1st dau. of Dr William Robertson, of Edinburgh, the historian

children

1. Hon Gilbert Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound, styled Viscount Melgund (d. 3 Oct 1807; dvp. 26 Sep 1817)

2. Hon William Hugh Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, later 3rd Earl of Minto

3. Rt Hon Sir Henry George Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound GCB, Secretary of Legation at The Hague 1848 and Vienna 1853, Envoy and Minister Plenipotentiary to Copenhagen 1858, Naples 1859 and Rome 1863-67, Ambassador to Constantinople 1867 and Vienna 1877-84 (b. 30 Jun 1817; d. 30 Mar 1907), mar. 9 Dec 1847 Anne Antrobus (d. 17 Dec 1899), 2nd dau. of Sir Edmund Antrobus, 2nd Bt., by his wife Anne Lindsay, only dau. of Hon Hugh Primrose Lindsay, of Plaistow Lodge, co. Kent (by his wife Jane Gordon, 2nd dau. of Hon Alexander Gordon, a Lord of Session under the style Lord Rockville), 8th son of James [Lindsay], 5th Earl of Balcarres, and had issue

4. Admiral of the Fleet Hon Sir Charles Gilbert John Brydone Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound KCB, Commander-in-Chief of The Nore 1870-73 (b. 12 Dec 1818; d. 21 May 1895), mar. (1) 8 Dec 1863 Louisa Blackett (d. 17 Jul 1870), 1st dau. of Sir Edward Blackett, 6th Bt., by his first wife Julia Monck, last surv. dau. of Sir Sir Charles Monck, 6th Bt., of Belsay Castle, and (2) 4 Feb 1874 Lady Harriette Emily Liddell (d. 6 Feb 1913), 4th dau. of Henry Thomas [Liddell], 1st Earl of Ravensworth, by his wife Isabella Horatia Seymour, 1st dau. of Lord George Seymour-Conway (by his wife Isabella Hamilton, dau. of Rev Hon George Hamilton, Canon of Windsor), 7th son of Francis [Seymour-Conway], 1st Marquess of Hertford, and had issue by both wives

5. Hon George Francis Stewart Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, barrister (b. 9 Oct 1822; d. 14 Feb 1901)

6. Lt Col Hon Gilbert Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound (b. 23 May 1826; dsp. 25 May 1865), mar. 17 Aug 1858 Katherine Anne Gilbert (mar. (2) 12 Apr 1879 Rt Hon Hugh C E Childers MP (d. 29 Jan 1896); d. 30 May 1895), 6th dau. of Rt Rev ..... Gilbert DD, Bishop of Chichester

1. Lady Mary Elizabeth Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound (b. 14 Feb 1811; dspm. 10 Apr 1874), mar. 18 Sep 1838 Ralph [Abercromby], 2nd Baron Dunfermline, and had issue

2. Lady Frances Anna Maria Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound (b. 15 Nov 1815; d. 17 Jan 1898), mar. 20 Jul 1841 as his second wife John [Russell], 1st Earl Russell, and had issue

3. Lady Elizabeth Amelia Jane Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound (d. 18 Jan 1892), mar. 29 Nov 1848 Lt Col Frederick Romilly MP, of Barry, co. Glamorgan (b. 21 Mar 1810; d. 8 Apr 1887), 6th son of Sir Samuel Romilly MP, Solicitor-General 1806, by his wife Anne Garbett, dau. of Francis Garbett, of Knill Court, co. Hereford, and had issue

4. Lady Charlotte Mary Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound (d. 3 Jun 1899), mar. 9 Oct 1855 Melville Portal MP, of Laverstoke, co. Hampshire (b. 31 Jul 1819; d. 24 Jan 1904), 1st son of John Portal, of Laverstoke, co. Hampshire, by his second wife Elizabeth Drummond, only dau. of Henry Drummond, of The Grange, co. Hampshire, by his wife Hon Anne Dundas, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Henry [Dundas], 1st Viscount Melville, and had issue

5. Lady Harriet Anne Gertrude Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound (dvp. 9 Feb 1855)

died

31 Jul 1859

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Ashburton 1806-07 and for Roxburghshire 1812-14; Privy Councillor 1832; Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Berlin 1832-34; GCB 1834; First Lord of the Admiralty 1835-41;  Elder Brother of the Trinity House 1837-59; Lord Privy Seal 1846-52; Envoy to Sardinia, Tuscany, etc. 1847-48; Governor of the Naval College, Portsmouth; Trustee of the British Museum

 

William Hugh [Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound], 3rd Earl of Minto, KT

born

19 Mar 1814

mar.

20 May 1844 his second cousin Emma Eleanor Elizabeth Hislop (b. c. 1824; d. 21 Jul 1882), only dau. and hrss. of Gen Sir Thomas Hislop, 1st Bt GCB, by his wife Emma Elliot, only dau. by his second wife of Rt Hon Hugh Elliot (by his wife Margaret Jones), 2nd son of Sir Gilbert Elliot, 3rd Bt.

children

1. Hon Gilbert John Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound, later 4th Earl of Minto

2. Hon Arthur Ralph Douglas Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound, Member of Parliament for Roxburghe 1880-92 and for Durham 1898-1906, Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1903 (b. 17 Dec 1846; d. 12 Feb 1923), mar. 14 Feb 1888 Madeleine Harriet Dagmar Ryan (d. 1 Jan 1906), dau. of Sir Charles Lister Ryan KCB, and had issue

3. Hon Hugh Frederick Hislop Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound, Member of Parliament for North Ayr 1885-92 (b. 23 Feb 1848; d. 30 Apr 1932), mar. 15 Jul 1879 Mary Euphemia Long (d. 4 Oct 1934), 2nd dau. of Lt Col Samuel Long DL, of Bromley Hill, co. Kent (by his third wife Emily Herbert, 2nd dau. of Charles John Herbert, of Muckross, co. Killarney), 1st son and hr. of Samuel Long MP, of Carshalton Park, co. Surrey, by his wife Lady Jane Maitland, 4th dau. of James [Maitland], 7th Earl of Lauderdale, and had issue

4. Lt Col Hon William Fitzwilliam Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound, served in the Zulu War 1879, Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, Dublin District 1881-84, served in the War Office 1884-89 and North East District 1889-92 (b. 14 Sep 1849; d. 16 Nov 1928), mar. 1880 Elizabeth Fanny Rutherford (d. 4 Feb 1929), dau. of John Rutherford, of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and had issue

died

17 Mar 1891

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Hythe 1837-41, for Greenock 1847-52 and for Clackmannan 1857-59; Chairman of the Scottish Lunacy Commission 1857; Knight of the Thistle 1870

 

Gilbert John [Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound], 4th Earl of Minto, KG GCSI GCMG GCIE PC

born

9 Jul 1845

mar.

28 Jul 1883 Mary Caroline Grey CI (b. 13 Nov 1858; d. 14 Jul 1940), 4th dau. of Gen Hon Charles Grey (by his wife Caroline Eliza Farquhar, 1st dau. of Sir Thomas Harvie Farquhar, 2nd Bt.), 2nd son of Charles [Grey], 2nd Earl Grey

children

1. Hon Victor Gilbert Lariston Garnet Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound, later 5th Earl of Minto

2. Lt Hon Gavin William Esmond Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound (b. 25 Apr 1895; d. 6 Aug 1917)

1. Lady Eileen Nina Evelyn Sibell Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound (b. 13 Dec 1884; d. 29 May 1938), mar. 11 Feb 1915 Lt Col Lord Francis George Montagu-Douglas-Scott KCMG DSO (b. 1 Nov 1879;  d. 26 Jul 1952), 6th son of William Henry Walter [Montagu-Douglas-Scott], 6th Duke of Buccleuch, by his wife Lady Louisa Jane Hamilton, 3rd dau. of James [Hamilton], 1st Duke of Abercorn, and had issue

2. Lady Ruby Florence Mary Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound DGStJ, Vice President St John, London District 1944-49 (b. 26 Sep 1886; d. 5 Nov 1961), mar. 4 Apr 1908 Rowland Thomas [Baring], 2nd Earl of Cromer, and had issue

3. Lady Violet Mary Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound DStJ (b. 28 May 1889; d. 3 Jan 1965), mar. (1) 20 Jan 1909 Maj Lord Charles George Francis Petty-FitzMaurice later Mercer Nairne Petty-FitzMaurice MVO, of Meikleour and Tullybeagles, co. Perth, and Aldie, co. Kinross, Equerry in Ordinary to HRH Prince of Wales 1909-10 and Equerry to HM King George V 1910-14 (b. 12 Feb 1874;  dvp. 30 Oct 1914), 2nd son of Henry Charles Keith [Petty-FitzMaurice], 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, by his wife Lady Maud Evelyn Hamilton, 7th dau. of James [Hamilton], 1st Duke of Abercorn, and (2) 28 Aug 1916 John Jacob [Astor], 1st Baron Astor of Hever, and had issue by both husbands

died

1 Mar 1914

suc. by

son

note

Lieut, Scots Fusilier Guards 1867-70; served with the Turkish Army 1877 and in the Afghan War 1878-79; Private Secretary to Gen Sir Frederick Roberts at the Cape 1881; volunteer in the Egyptian Campaign 1882; Military Secretary to the Governor General of Canada 1883-85; Chief of Staff to Gen Middleton in North West Canada 1885; Governor-General of Canada 1898-1904;  GCMG 1898; Privy Councillor 1902; Viceroy and Governor-General of India 1905-10; GCSI and GCIE 1905; Knight of the Garter 1910

 

Victor Gilbert Lariston Garnet [Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound], 5th Earl of Minto

born

12 Feb 1891

mar.

19 Jan 1921 Marion Cook OBE (d. 16 Jan 1974), dau. of George William Cook, of Westmount, Montreal, Canada

children

1. Hon Gilbert Edward George Lariston Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound, later 6th Earl of Minto

2. Hon (George Esmond) Dominic Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound, of 88 St James's Street, London SW1 (b. 13 Jan 1931), mar. (1) 4 May 1962 (div. 1970 Countess Marianne Esterhazy, only child of Count Maria Thomas Paul Esterhazy, of Geneva, Switzerland, and (2) 25 Jun 1983 Jane Caroline Reeve, dau. of Laurence Alick Roger Reeve, of Bromham, co. Wiltshire, and has issue by both wives

1. Lady Bridget Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound (b. 7 Dec 1921), mar. (1) 19 Apr 1944 (div. 1954) Lt Col James Averell Clark Jr DFC USAAF (d. 1990), 1st son of James Averell Clark, of Long Island, New York, USA, (2) 13 Apr 1954 (div. 1963) Maj Henry Claude Lyon Garnett CBE (d. 1990), only son of Capt Claude Lyon Garnett, of Lancaster, and (3) 7 Oct 1966 (div. 1970) Maj Edward Peter Godfrey Miller Mundy MC (d. 1981), only son of Maj Godfrey Edward Miller Mundy, of Andover, co. Hampshire, and has issue by her first husband

2. Lady Willa Eliott-Murray-Kynynmound (b. 21 Mar 1924; d. 6 May 2010), mar. 9 Oct 1946 Maj (George) David Chetwode MBE of Swiss Farm House, Upper Slaughter, co. Gloucester, ADC to Governor of Bombay 1937 (b. 24 Aug 1914), 2nd son of Admiral Sir George Knightley Chetwode KCB CBE, Commanding Officer 1st Cruiser Squadron Mediterranean Fleet 1932-33 and Admiral commanding Reserves 1933-36 (by his first wife Alice Clara Vaughan-Lee, yst. dau. of Maj Vaughan Hanning Vaughan-Lee DL, of Dillington Park, co. Somerset), younger brother of Philip Walhouse [Chetwode], 1st Baron Chetwode, and 2nd son of Lt Col Sir George Chetwode, 6th Bt., and has issue

died

11 Jan 1975

suc. by

son

note

served in World War I 1914-18 as Capt, Scots Guards; ADC to the Governor-General of Canada 1918

 

Gilbert Edward George Lariston [Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound], 6th Earl of Minto, OBE DL

born

19 Jun 1928

mar. (1)

26 Nov 1952 (div. 1965) Lady Caroline Child-Villiers (b. 9 Apr 1934; mar. (2) 23 Sep 1969 as his second wife Hon John Douglas Stuart, 2nd son of James Gray [Stuart], 1st Viscount Stuart of Findhorn, and (3) 1980 as his second wife Hon James Donald Diarmid Ogilvy, of Sedgebrook Manor, co. Lincoln, 3rd son of David Lyulph Gore Wolseley [Ogilvy], 7th Earl of Airlie), only child of George Francis [Child-Villiers], 9th Earl of Jersey, by his first wife Patricia Kenneth Richards, only child of Kenneth Richards, of Cowcumbla, Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia

children by first wife

1. Hon (Gilbert) Timothy George Lariston Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, later 7th Earl of Minto

1. Lady Laura Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (b. 11 Mar 1956), mar. 23 Feb 1984 John Reginald David Palmer, of The New House, Carlton Curlieu, co. Leicester, 2nd son of William Palmer, and has issue

mar. (2)

10 Jul 1965 Mary Elizabeth Ballantine (d. 24 Jan 1983), dau. of Peter Ballantine, of Stonehouse Farm, Gladstone, New Jersey, USA

mar, (3)

1991 Caroline Jane Larlham (former wife of Christopher Larlham), dau. of Stanley Godfrey, of Ruislip, co. Middlesex

died

7 Sep 2005

suc. by

son by first wife

 

(Gilbert) Timothy George Lariston [Elliott-Murray-Kynynmound], 7th Earl of Minto

born

1 Dec 1953

mar.

30 Jul 1983 Diana Barbara Trafford, 2nd dau. of Brian S L Trafford by his wife Hon Audrey Evelyn Taylor, 1st dau. by his first wife of Francis [Taylor], Baron Taylor of Hadfield (Life Peer)

children

1. Hon Gilbert Francis Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, styled Viscount Melgund (b. 15 Aug 1984)

2. Hon Lorne David Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (b. and d. 1986)

3. Hon Michael Timothy Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (b. 1987)

1. Lady Clare Patricia Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (b. 1991)

note

the Earl of Minto has not proven his succession to the Baronetcy of Elliot of Headshaw

 

 Last updated 26 Jun 2010

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Titles:

7th Earl of Minto

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 24 Feb 1813)

7th Viscount Melgund, of Melgund in the County of Forfar

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 24 Feb 1813)

7th Baron Minto, of Minto in the County of Roxburgh

(Great Britain, let. pat. 20 Oct 1797)

de jure 10th Baronet, styled "of Headshaw"

(Nova Scotia, let. pat. 19 Apr 1700)

 

Address:

Minto, Hawick, Roxburghshire TD9 8SH

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