|Rt Rev Alexander Arbuthnot|
7 May 1768|
Rockfleet, County Mayo
09 January 1828 (age 59)|
Killaloe, County Clare
|Occupation||Bishop of Killaloe and Kilfenora|
|Successor||Hon. Richard Ponsonby|
|Religion||Church of Ireland|
(1) Susanna Bingham |
(2) Margaret Phoebe Bingham
|Children||(1) Major-General (hon.) George Bingham Arbuthnot, (2) Sir Alexander John Arbuthnot, KCSI and (3) General Sir Charles George Arbuthnot|
|Relatives||Son of John Arbuthnot of Rockfleet; Brother of Charles Arbuthnot and General Sir Thomas Arbuthnot and General Sir Robert Arbuthnot|
He was born in Rockfleet, County Mayo, Ireland, on 7 May 1768, the son of John Arbuthnot of Rockfleet. Among his siblings were the Right Honourable Charles Arbuthnot and General Sir Thomas Arbuthnot. Alexander married twice: first, on 31 March 1798, Susanna Bingham, daughter of Mr Bingham of Antigua, West Indies; and secondly (in a service performed by the Archbishop of Tuam at St Peter's, Dublin), on 5 May 1819, Margaret Phoebe Bingham, daughter of General George Bingham (Alexander's first wife's uncle). Among his children were Major-General (hon.) George Bingham Arbuthnot (who had issue including Major-General George Alexander Arbuthnot), Sir Alexander John Arbuthnot and General Sir Charles George Arbuthnot.
Arbuthnot was ordained a priest at Limerick on 2 November 1794, made vicar of Annaghdown and Killascobe in 1801 and rector of Crossboyne and Kilcoleman in 1808. He served as Archdeacon of Aghadoe 1809-16 and Dean of Cloyne 1816-1823. He was Bishop of Killaloe and Kilfenora 1823-1828.
|Offspring of Alexander Arbuthnot and Susanna Bingham|
|John Arbuthnot (1799-?)|| |
|George Bingham Arbuthnot (1803-1867)|| |
|Frances Arbuthnot (?-1857)|| |
|Anne Arbuthnot (?-1848)|
|Offspring of Alexander Arbuthnot and Margaret Phoebe Bingham|
|Susan Harriette Arbuthnot (1821-1823)|| |
|Alexander John Arbuthnot (1822-1907)||11 October 1822 Killaloe, County Clare, Ireland||June 1907|| Frederica Eliza Fearon (1822-1898)|
Constance Angelena Milman (?-1936)
|Charles George Arbuthnot (1824-1899)||19 May 1824 Killaloe, County Clare, Ireland||14 April 1899|| Caroline Charlotte Clarke (c1845-1909)|
|Margaret Sarah Arbuthnot (1824-1841)|
- ^ His middle name may have been John
- Arbuthnot, Mrs P S-M (1920). Memories of the Arbuthnots. George Allen & Unwin.
- Sir James Balfour Paul, ed (1908). The Scots Peerage. founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's 'Peerage of Scotland'.
|Bishop of Killaloe and Kilfenora|
| Succeeded by|
Hon Richard Ponsonby
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