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Robert Gayre

Robert Gayre, (Robert Gayre of Gayre & Nigg, Baron of Lochore), anthropologist. Decorated knight grand cross Military Merit Order Malta; grand cross Order Constantine St. George; knight Commander Crown of Italy, grand cross Order of Lippe; knight Hungarian Military Order Vitez; grand cross, grand Commander Order St. Lazarus, vicar-general, 1986.


  • Gayre, Robert was born on August 6, 1907. Son of Robert and Clara (Hull) Gayre.

  • Education

    • Educated University Edinburgh, Exeter College, Oxford. Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy, D.Pol. Science, Doctor of Science.


    • 1 son, Reinold John Robert. Professor anthropology, director postgraduate research department anthrogeography University Saugor (India), 1954-1956, Falkland Pursuivant Extraordinary, 1958.


    • Editor: The Armorial, 1959. The Mankind Quarterly, 1960-1979. Mankind Monographs, 1961, including Teuton and Slav, Ethnological Elements of Africa, More Ethnological Elements of Africa, Miscellaneous Racial Studies, 2 vols.

      Research and publications on ethnology and genealogy.


    Member International Institute Sociology, Institute Political Studies Madrid (correspondent). Ethnological Society Malta (president since 1971), Heraldic Society of Malta (president since 1970).


    • Married Nina Mary Terry.
    • father: Robert Gayre
    • mother: Clara (Hull) Gayre
    • spouse: Nina Mary Terry
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    Born August 6, 1907