Thomas Gordon 1685-1769
Sir Thomas GORDON 3rd bart 1685-1769
Son of Sir Alexander Gordon, 2nd baronet (1650–1726). Became a bankrupt in 1743 and alienated his lands and baronies of Earlston and Afton.
Used an engraved bookplate:
Franks 12230 Gordon of Earlestoun Bat.
(Wrongly identified by Franks as 'Sir John Gordon 3rd Bart. succeeded 1726; died 1769'.)
- Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
- Cokayne, G.E. Complete baronetage. 1904, vol. IV, p.438.