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BARON OF KILMARNOCK


The 29th Baron of Kilmarnock is EUR ING David Ayre, BA BSc BSc(Hons) MSc DMS.

He is an Ulster-Scot and a European Chartered Engineer (Electronics). He has worked in Scotland's onshore oil & gas industry for over a quarter of a century and his home is here in Scotland.

After grammar school David served an apprenticeship as a radio & television engineer at Perdio Electronics Ltd. He later joined the emerging electronics industry and became a development engineer in the north-east of England. In 1978 his electronics experience was in demand by the early North Sea oil & gas industry, and he joined OXY (Occidental Inc) at the Flotta Oil & Gas Terminal in Scotland. His British university degrees were gained whilst working full-time in industry.

David is a Member of the Convention of the Baronage of Scotland, a Scottish Freemason, a Member of The Horseman's Word, and is the Rector of Scotland of the Royal Order of the Eagle of Georgia. He is an Honorary Academic Member of St. Ambrose Academy and a Foreign Member of The Royal Club Of Georgia. He is known internationally as a devoted balletomane. His main interests are computing, playing guitar, fly fishing, home cinema, chess, microscopy, and the Baronage of Scotland.

David Ayre was granted Arms in Scotland by the Lord Lyon, King of Arms (Arms page here). A family name page has been added here, and an Ayre tartan page here.

  David's mother and father, 1942.  
 
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