, presently part of the Scottish Borders Council Area, located in the eastern part of the Borders Region of Scotland, in south eastern
from ancient times. The Arthur family traced their descent from King Aedan Mac Gabrain, King of Dalriada, whose mother was a British Princess, and named his eldest son Arthur, and he was believed to be the first Gael to bear the name. The family name was recorded in the late 6th and early 7th century.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Archibure research.Another 51 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1670, 1642, 1644, 1670, 1606, 1593 and 1666 are included under the topic Early Archibure History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Archibure, Arthuwire, Artheor, Arthurs, Arture, Harthawr, Artair, Artuir and many more.
Notable amongst the Clan
from early times was James Arthur (d. 1670?), Irish divine, born at Limerick
, and professed himself a Dominican friar in the abbey of St. Stephen, Salamanca. "In 1642 he retired to the convent of St. Dominic in Lisbon, and there, according to Quetif and Echard, died on 1 Feb. 1644. Ware says that he survived... Another 58 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Archibure Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Arthur who settled in Virginia in 1623. Another Arthur settled in Barbados in 1679. Alexander Arthur arrived in Philadelphia in 1808; and many more..