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"ARBUTHNOT, ARBUTHNOTT. Of territorial origin from the old barony now the parish of the same name in Kincardineshirc. The first of the name in record appears to have been Hugh de Aberbothenoth, who flourished in the reign of William the Lion, and was variously designated 'Dominus' and Thanus' de Aberbuthenoth. He obtained his lands from Walter Olifard, son or nephew of Osbert Olifard, sheriff of the Meams, who died before 1206. In 1206 a dispute between Duncan Aberbuthenoth and the bishop of St. Andrews "super terra de Aberbuthenoth que appellatur Kirfctoun was settled in favor of the bishop" (SCM., v, p. 210). Allewinus or Alwinus de Aberbutennauth witnessed two deeds prior to 1241 granted by Christina, daughter of Walter Corbet, in favor of the Priory of St. Andrews (RPSA., p. 263, 278). Hugh de Abirbuthenoth granted the church of Garuoch to the monastery of Arbroath in 1282 (RAA., i, 314). This Hugh was commonly designated Hugo Blundus or Le Blond from the flaxen color of his hair (Sc. Peer., i, p. 274). Philip de Arbuthnott who succeeded in 1335 (or 1355) appears to have been the first designated dominus ejusdem, 'of that Ilk.' In the early part of the eighteenth century the Arbuthnets are described as "the most thriving name" in Peterhead (CAB., p. 415). The museum in Peterhead was formed by Adam Arbuthnot, merchant there, and bequeathed to the town in 1851. Aberbuthnocht 1443, Arbuthnat 1490, Arbuthnet 1639, Arbuthneth 1583, Arbuthnoth 1513; Aberbuthno. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|John Arbuthnott, 16th Viscount of Arbuthnott||John Campbell Arbuthnott, 16th Viscount of Arbuthnott, KT, CBE, DSC (born 26 October 1924) is a Scottish peer, and was Lord Lieutenant of Kincardineshire (1977 - 1999).|
|John Arbuthnott, 14th Viscount of Arbuthnott||John ("Jack") Ogilvy Arbuthnott, 14th Viscount of Arbuthnott (Montrose, 15 September 1882 ? 17 October 1960), was a Scottish Viscount.|
|John Peebles Arbuthnott||Sir John Peebles Arbuthnott (born 8 April 1939) is a Scottish microbiologist, and was Principal of the University of Strathclyde.|
|Alexander Dundas Young Arbuthnott||Sir Alexander Dundas Young Arbuthnott (1789 ? 8 May 1871) was a British Rear Admiral during the Victorian era.|
|Barbara Arbuthnott||Barbara Elrington Douglas Arbuthnott (b.|