George Arbuthnot, Sr, of Elderslie was born 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.

Portrait by George Romney.

Younger brother of Sir William Arbuthnot, 1st Bt of Edinburgh. Founded Arbuthnot & Co, Madras.


Offspring of George Arbuthnot, Sr, of Elderslie and Elizabeth Fraser (1792-1834)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Arbuthnot (1812-1859) 29 April 1812 Madras, India 30 March 1859 John Alves Arbuthnot (1802-1875)

Robert Arbuthnot (1813-1813)
George Arbuthnot, Jr, 2nd of Elderslie (1815-1895) 24 April 1815 Madras, Tamil Nadu, India 19 March 1895 Elderslie Lodge, Ockley, Surrey, England, United Kingdom Maria Thomas (1824-1899)

Jane Arbuthnot (1816-1892)
Anne Arbuthnot (1816-1840)
Coutts Trotter Arbuthnot (1818-1899)
Elizabeth Georgiana Arbuthnot (1820-1820)
(John) De Monte Arbuthnot (1822-1886)
Catherine Gregor Arbuthnot (1824-1837)
William Reierson Arbuthnot (1826-1913) 28 January 1826 31 May 1913 Mary Helen Anstruther (1839-1912)

Elizabeth ("Leila") Agnew Arbuthnot (1828-1895)
Laura Calvert Arbuthnot (1830-1917) 22 January 1830 Upper Wimpole Street, London, England, United Kingdom 1 July 1917 William Fitzwilliam Lenox-Conyngham (1824-1906)

Eleanor Louisa Arbuthnot (1833-1894)

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  Robin Patterson