Family of Gilbert John ELLIOT-MURRAY-KYNYNMOUND (4th Earl)

Partner: Gilbert John ELLIOT-MURRAY-KYNYNMOUND (4th Earl) (1845-1914)
Partner: (unknown)
Children: Victor Gilbert Lariston Garnet ELLIOT-MURRAY-KYNYNMOUND (5th Earl) (1891-1975)

Partner: Gilbert John ELLIOT-MURRAY-KYNYNMOUND (4th Earl)

Name: Gilbert John ELLIOT-MURRAY-KYNYNMOUND (4th Earl)1
Sex: Male
Name Suffix: (4th Earl)
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1845
Death 1914 (age 68-69)

Child 1: Victor Gilbert Lariston Garnet ELLIOT-MURRAY-KYNYNMOUND (5th Earl)

Name: Victor Gilbert Lariston Garnet ELLIOT-MURRAY-KYNYNMOUND (5th Earl)1
Sex: Male
Name Suffix: (5th Earl)
Birth 1891
Death 1975 (age 83-84)

Note on Husband: Gilbert John ELLIOT-MURRAY-KYNYNMOUND (4th Earl)

 

broke his neck riding in the Grand National, but recovered.

 

with Lord Roberts in second Afghan war 1878-9.

Private secretary to Lord Roberts in Cape 1891.

Military SEcretary to Lord Landsdowne during his governor-generalship of Canada 1883-5

Chief of Staff to General Middleton in the Riel Rebellion in Canada 1885.

Succeeded to earldom 1891

Appointed Gov General of Canada in 1898-1904. During visit of prince of wales.

In 1905, succeeded Lord Curzon as Viceroy and Gov. Generral of India 1905-1910.

 

Recommended some reforms in India - the Minto-Morley reforms, 1909

 

There's a John Buchan biography of him. 1924 "Lord Minto" Nelsons

Sources

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