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Sir Alexander (Alick) John 
Arbuthnot
1822 - 1907


Sir Alexander (Alick) John 
Arbuthnot
, Educ. Rugby (from 1832) and East India College, Haileybury. Introduced rugby to South India. Founder of the Madras Cricket Club in 1846. Amateur rose grower. Of 62 Redcliffe gdns., 1880. After his retirement, according to the 2004 edition of the DNB, he retired to Newtown house, near Newbury, Hants. In 1858, Arbuthnot delivered the first Convocation Address of the University and Thamotharampillai and Visuvanathapillai would have received their sheepskins from him. In 1871, he became the Vice-Chancellor of the University whose details he had helped to work out. In 1878, he became the Vice Chancellor of the University of Calcutta, after, in the years in-between, having served as the Chief Secretary and, for a few months, Acting Governor of Madras. The Times, Saturday, Jan 13, 1872; pg. 10; Issue 27272; col F THE CIVIL SERVICE.-Foreign Office.-Mr. C. Category: Official Appointments and Notices Appt to Vice Chancellor, Madras University. Author of: Memories of Rugby and India; Lord Clive; the foundation of British rule in India (Builders of Greater Britain); Select reports of criminal cases, determined in the Court of Foujdaree Udalat of Madras and Title Lord Clive Author(s) Alexander John Arbuthnot Publisher T. Fisher Unwin Publication Date 1899 Pages 318 After 1899, of Rose Garden, Newtown House, Newbury, Berks. See http://www.kittybrewster.com/india_events.htm Kitty's website states he dsp Madras Civil Fund Family Register, LDS Film No 1836107 The names listed here are pensioners and their dependants from the Madras Civil Fund Family Register. Arbuthnot, Sir Alexander John Author of: Title Major-General Sir Thomas Munro, Governor of Madrus Author(s) Alexander John Arbuthnot Publisher Kegen Paul, Trench Publication Date 1889 Pages 176 Entries in: Who Was Who in British India. By John F. Riddick. Westport, CT:Greenwood Press, 1998. and Allibone's Critical Dictionary of English Literature: A Supplement. British and American authors. Two volumes. By John Foster Kirk. Philadelphia:J.B. Lippincott, 1891. [Alli SUP] Dictionary of Indian Biography. By C.E. Buckland. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1906. The Dictionary of National Biography. Second Supplement. Three volumes. Edited by Sir Sidney Lee. London: Smith, Elder & Co., . poss. in Who Was Who in Literature, 1906-1934. Based on entries that first appeared in Literary Yearbook (1906-1913), Literary Yearbook and Author's Who's Who (1914-1917), Literary Yearbook (1920-1922), and Who's Who in Literature (1924-1934). Two volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1979. See also: Title Memories of the Arbuthnots of Kincardineshire and Aberdeenshire Author(s) Ada Jane (Evelyn) Arbuthnot Publisher G. Allen & Unwin ltd Publication Date 1920 Pages 530 --------- OUP - DNB Vol. 2 pub. 2004 ISBN 0-19-86152-0 Wealth at death. £26,331 3s 7d: Probate, 18 July 1907 CGPLA Eng. and Wales ------ Source: Who Was Who Publisher: A&C Black Category: Biography Date of publication: January 2006 ARBUTHNOT, Sir Alexander John (1822-1907) Details: ARBUTHNOT, Sir Alexander John, KCSI 1873 (CSI 1870); CIE 1878; JP Hants; born Ireland, 11 October 1822; son of Rt Rev. Bishop of Killaloe; married 1st, 1844, Frederica (died 1898), daughter of Maj.-Gen. Fearon, CB; 2nd, 1899, Constance Angelena, daughter of Sir W. Milman, 3rd Bt. Education: Rugby; East India Coll. Haileybury. Work: Entered Madras Civil Service, 1842; Member of Council, Madras, 1867-1872; Member of Gov.-Gen's Council, 1875-1880; Member of Council of India, 1887-1897; Vice-Chancellor of Madras and Calcutta Universities. FRHistS. Publications: Selections from the Minutes and other Official Writings of Maj.-Gen. Sir Thomas Munro, Governor of Madras, with an Introductory Memoir and Notes, 1881; Life of Lord Clive in the series of Builders of Greater Britain. Address: Newtown House, near Newbury. Clubs: Athenµum. Died: 10 June 1907 Member of the Council of India (1891).

Born: Farmhill, , co. Mayo, , Ireland 11th Oct 1822 Baptised:
Died: 11 Duchess st, London, , , England 10th Jun 1907 Buried: Newtown, Hants., , England 1907
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1.
Sir Alexander (Alick) John 
Arbuthnot
(
Fearon
,
Milman
) 1822 - 1907
2.
Rev. Alexander 
Arbuthnot
(
Bingham
,
Bingham
) 1768 - 1828
4.
5.
Anne 
Stone
(
Arbuthnot
) c. 1733 - 1782
3.
Margaret Phoebe 
Bingham
(
Arbuthnot
) 1786 - 1877
6.
George 
Bingham
+ post 1786
 

Siblings


1.
John 
Arbuthnot
* 1799
2.
George Bingham 
Arbuthnot
1803 - 1867
3.
Frances 
Arbuthnot
ante 1819 - 1857
4.
Anne 
Arbuthnot
ante 1819 - 1848
5.
Susan Harriette 
Arbuthnot
1821 - 1823
6.
Sir Charles George 
Arbuthnot
(
Clarke
) 1824 - 1899
7.
Margaret Sarah 
Arbuthnot
1824 - 1841

Spouses



1. Madras, , , India 1st Feb 1844
Frederica Eliza 
Fearon
(
Arbuthnot
) 1822 - 1898
2. Chelsea, London, , , England 6th Jun 1899
Constance Angelena 
Milman
(
Arbuthnot
) 1859 - 1936

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11th Oct 1822Born co. Mayo, Ireland
1st Feb 1844Married
Frederica Eliza 
Fearon
(
Arbuthnot
) 1822 - 1898 Madras, India
1871
Sir Alexander (Alick) John 
Arbuthnot
(
Fearon
,
Milman
) 1822 - 1907 inherited the title
Madras University
  (Vice Chancellor)
3rd Apr 1881Head of household in 1881 census (census) Newbury, Geauga, Ohio, USA
1891Head of household in 1891 census (census) Newbury, Geauga, Ohio, USA
6th Jun 1899Married
Constance Angelena 
Milman
(
Arbuthnot
) 1859 - 1936 London, England
10th Jun 1907Died London, England
1907Buried Newtown, Hants., England
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