Arthur baronets

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Sir George Arthur, 1st Baronet

There have been two baronetcies created for persons with the surname Arthur, both in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. As of 2014 both creations are extant.

The Arthur Baronetcy, of Upper Canada, was created in the UK baronetage on 5 June 1841[1] for the military commander and colonial administrator Sir George Arthur; the fifth baronet of this creation was Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives between 1984 and 1985, and as of December 2015, the present rightful holder, who lives in Australia, is yet to formally prove his succession to the baronetcy and is therefore not on the Official Roll of the Baronetage. However, the case is under review by the Registrar of the Baronetage.[2]

The Arthur Baronetcy, of Carlung in the County of Ayr, was created in the baronetage of the United Kingdom on 10 January 1903. For more information on this creation, see Baron Glenarthur.

Arthur baronets, of Upper Canada (1841)[edit]

Until his death in 2016, the heir presumptive to the title was the present holder's second cousin twice-removed Sir Gavyn Arthur (b.1951), a judge and former Lord Mayor of London. The current heir presumptive is Robert Arthur, son of Dr Leonard Arthur.

Arthur baronets, of Carlung (1903)[edit]



  • Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.

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