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St George Arbuthnot

Male 1859 - 1911  (52 years)



  • Name St George Arbuthnot  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 07 Mar 1859  Umzinto Lodge, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Marriage 18 Jun 1890  Ladysmith, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Blanche Florence Barker,   b. 30 Nov 1864, Lower Umzinto, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1946, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Post/Rank/Title - Nov 1911  JP  [3
    Residence - Nov 1911  201 Burger St, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Death 08 Nov 1911  201 Burger St, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Strychnine poisoning  [1, 2, 4
    • Death Certificate
      Pietermaritzburg No F 187
      Death: 8th November 1911 at 201 Burger St, PMBurg.
      Deceased: St George Arbuthnot, m, 53 yrs, Gentleman
      Cause of death: Poisoning by strychnine.
      Property left: yes
      Informant: W.E. Chalton, undertaker, PMBurg
      Certified by: Dr Chas. W. Ward
      Registered: 15th Nov 1911,
      A.D. Graham, Registrar
    Burial 09 Nov 1911  Commercial Road Cemetery, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 5
    • Surname : Arbuthnot
      First Names : St. George
      Date of Death or Burial : 08 November 1911
      Notes : Died leaving Blanche Florence Arbuthnot
      Tombstone : Yes
      Age : 51 years
      Grave Number : 2300. Map : 6. Section : FF. Plot : 8
      Section in Cemetery : Anglican Section
      Source : Commercial Road Cemetery, Pietermaritzburg
      Acknowledgements : The Natal Inland Family History Society
      [ancestry24.com item 22186 accessed 12 Feb 2010]
    Notes 
    • Parents: James Arbuthnot of Umzinto Lodge, Kelso District, Alexandra County, Natal. Born Peterhead 1816. Died Umzinto Lodge 4 May 1861. Married in Scotland, 1842, Jane ("Jean") Cordiner (born Peterhead 1819, died Arborville, Equeefa, Natal 2 July 1907, buried Equeefa), daughter of Dr MacDuff Cordiner of Madras and Elizabeth, née Arbuthnot, daughter of Thomas Arbuthnot of Innervidie. Her Zulu name was "mother elephant". They emigrated on the "Unicorn" in 1856 under the Byrne's Scheme. In recognition of their pioneering role in Natal, two of the main streets in Scottburgh are named Arbuthnot Street and Cordiner Street. [Kittybrewster]
    • uncle of Aline Katherine Grace Arbuthnot
    Person ID I2184  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2013 

    Family Blanche Florence Barker,   b. 30 Nov 1864, Lower Umzinto, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1946, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Marriage 18 Jun 1890  Ladysmith, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Notes 
    • 2nd dau Dulcie Arbuthnot. Born Equeefa 29 August 1893. Died Port Shepstone 1978. Married in Pietermaritzburg (Victor) Jack Forder (born Pietermaritzburg 1888; died Port Shepstone 23 May 1958), youngest son of James Forder. [Kittybrewster website].
      Sponsor of baptism of nephew Frederick St George Arbuthnot Tatham 21 Jun 1916.
    • 3rd dau Josephine Arbuthnot. Born Umzinto 16 September 1900. Killed at Oribi Airport, Pietermaritzburg by an aeroplane 7 April 1947. Unmarried.
      Sponsor of baptism of niece Pamela Blanche Tatham 07 Oct 1918
    Children 
    +1. Nicola Buchan St George Arbuthnot,   b. 06 Dec 1891, Ladysmith, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1970, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 02 May 2012 
    Family ID F0513  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 07 Mar 1859 - Umzinto Lodge, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 18 Jun 1890 - Ladysmith, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 18 Jun 1890 - Ladysmith, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Nov 1911 - 201 Burger St, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Strychnine poisoning - 08 Nov 1911 - 201 Burger St, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 09 Nov 1911 - Commercial Road Cemetery, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Kittybrewster/Arbuthnot.

    2. [S23] Monumental Inscription, Commercial Road Cemetery, Pietermaritzburg, 08 Nov 1911.
      St George Arbuthnot age 51

    3. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    4. [S41] Death Certificate.

    5. [S06] Parish Registers, burials, St Saviour, Pietermaritzburg, 09 Nov 1911.