4 December 1772 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom to Robert Arbuthnot, Jr, 2nd of Haddo-Rattray (c1728-1803) and Mary Urquhart (1745-1818) and died 3 November 1843 of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Fraser (1792-1834) 26 April 1810 in St Mary's Church, Fort St George, India. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Germany, France, England, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine, Portugal, Italy, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Belarus, Switzerland, Ireland, Scotland, Israel, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden.George Arbuthnot, Sr, of Elderslie was born
Portrait by George Romney.
Younger brother of Sir William Arbuthnot, 1st Bt of Edinburgh. Founded Arbuthnot & Co, Madras.