Baron Kinross

Baron Kinross

Baron Kinross, of Glasclune in the County of Haddington, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1902 for the Scottish lawyer, Liberal politician and Lord President of the Court of Session John Balfour. His grandson, the third Baron, was a noted author and journalist. As of 2007 the title is held by the latter's nephew, the fifth Baron, who succeeded his father in 1985.

Barons Kinross (1902)

*John Balfour, 1st Baron Kinross (1837-1905)
*Patrick Balfour, 2nd Baron Kinross (1870-1939)
*John Patrick Douglas Balfour, 3rd Baron Kinross (1904-1976)
*David Andrew Balfour, 4th Baron Kinross (1906-1985)
*Christopher Patrick Balfour, 5th Baron Kinross (b. 1949)

The Heir Apparent is the present holder's son Hon. Alan Ian Balfour (b. 1978)


*Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). "Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage" (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
* [ Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page]

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