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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.

Background

  • 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.

    Career

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

    Works

    • 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.

    Membership

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

    Connections

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