Baron Kinross

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Baron Kinross monument, Dean Cemetery

Baron Kinross, of Glasclune in the County of Haddington, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 15 July 1902 for Scottish lawyer John Balfour, Liberal politician and Lord President of the Court of Session.[1] His grandson, Patrick Balfour, the third baron, was an author and journalist. As of 2010 the title is held by the latter's nephew, Christopher Patrick Balfour, the fifth baron, who succeeded his father in 1985.

Barons Kinross (1902)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son, Alan Ian Balfour (b. 1978).

All four deceased barons are buried at the south end of "Lords Row" in Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh.


  1. ^ "No. 27455". The London Gazette. 18 July 1902. p. 4587.