There have been eleven Gordon Baronetcies  :

Gordon of Letterfourie, Sutherland (1625) Edit

The creation of Robert Gordon of Gordonstoun, 4th son of the Alexander Gordon, 12th Earl of Sutherland, to the Baronetage of Nova Scotia was the first such in that Baronetage, and until the line failed in 1908 were the premier baronets in Scotland.[1]

Gordon of Gordonstoun Edit

Gordon of Letterfourie Edit

baronetcy dormant 24 Mar 1908

Gordon of Cluny, Aberdeen (1625) Edit

baronetcy dormant c 1668

Gordon of Lesmore, Aberdeen (1625) Edit

Gordon Mausoleum, River Don near Dyce

baronetcy dormant 9 Nov 1839

Gordon of Lochinvar, Kirkcudbright (1626) Edit

Baronetcy merged with Viscountcy until it became dormant in 1847

Gordon of Embo, Sutherland (1631) Edit

Baronetcy extinct or dormant 9 Sep 1956

Gordon of Haddo, Aberdeen (1642) Edit

see Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair

Gordon of Park, Banff (1686) Edit

baronetcy extinct or dormant 23 Jul 1835

Gordon of Dalpholly, Sutherland (1704) Edit

also known as Gordon of Invergordon[3]

baronetcy dormant 1850

Gordon of Earlston, Kirkcudbright (1706) Edit

Gordon of Newark-upon-Trent, Nottinghamshire (1764) Edit

baronetcy extinct 1831[4]

Gordon of Northcourt, Isle of Wight (1818) Edit

baronetcy extinct 1876

References Edit

Notes Edit

  1. ^ Cokayne, vol ii, p277
  2. ^ Cokayne, vol ii, p. 279
  3. ^ The families of Gordon of Invergordon, Newhall, also Ardoch, Ross-shire. 1906. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  4. ^ The Times, Wednesday 18 May 1831, p. 2.

Sources Edit

  • Cokayne. Complete Baronetage. V vols. Exeter, 1902. [1]

Leigh Rayment's list of baronets – Baronetcies beginning with "G" (part 2)