Sir Robert Arbuthnot, 2nd Baronet

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Sir Robert Keith Arbuthnot, 2nd Baronet FRSE (9 September 1801 – 4 March 1873) was a Scottish civil servant who served as Secretary to the Board of Trustees and Manufactures.[1]

The son of Sir William Arbuthnot, 1st Baronet and Anne Alves entered the Bombay Civil Service and remained with them from 1819 to 1838. Arbuthnot succeeded to his father's baronetcy on 18 September 1829. A collector and Magistrate of Ahmedabad, India, he died, aged 71, in Florence, Italy.


On 20 March 1828, he married Anne Fitzgerald, daughter of Field Marshal Sir John Forster FitzGerald. They had seven children:


  1. ^ Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Former Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783-2002: Biographical Index (PDF). I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 

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Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Arbuthnot
(of Edinburgh)
Succeeded by
William Wedderburn Arbuthnot