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Name: AYRE, Herbert St. John Brabazon

Nee: bro of Aulbert Fitzpatrick Ayre, son of John Herbert Ayre

Birth Date: 10.4.1882 Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Death Date: 11.6.1944

First Date: 1907

Last Date: 1944

Profession: BEA Saw Mills. Hut - Ayrshire Cattle. Accountant

Area: Box 198, Nairobi, 1930 Strathmore Limuru, 1911 Naivasha

Married: In Mombasa 9 Mar 1908 Catherine Sandeman Ritchie b. 1884 Carnoustie d. 2.2.1970 Uitenhage, S. Africa

Children: William Herbert (1909-16 Aug 1940 on active service); Patricia (22.7.1917 Nairobi-2009); Dorothy Irene (7.12.1919 Nairobi- 22.8.1920 Nairobi)

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Pioneers, Red 22, Land, Advertiser, Bur, SKP, Leader14, Red Book 1912, Red 19, SE, KFA, HBEA

General Information:

Land - 1908 - H. St. J.B. Ayre - Grazing, 5002.5 acres, Kinan Gop, 5-6-05, Registered 3-7-08
Advertiser - 15/10/1909 - H. St. J.B. Ayre the well known accountant who was for 2 years secretary of Newland & Tarlton has joined Mr F.J. Firmin; he was several years in practice in Durban on his own account.
Nairobi City Park Burial Register - Herbert St John Brabazon Ayre, age 62, died 11/7/1944
SKP - 1938 - Society of Kenya Pioneers - over 30 years in Colony - arrived 1907
Leader14 - Business Register - St. J.B. Ayre, Land Agent, Nairobi
Red Book 1912 - H. St. J. B. Ayre - Naivasha
Red Book 1919 - H. St. J. B. Ayre - Nairobi
SE - A. St. J.B. Ayres - Molo - Oct 1907 (maybe H. St. J.B. Ayre?)
KFA - Arnold Paice mentions in his memoirs stopping at "Long" Ayres' farm on the Kinangop in January 1912. They had a dance, and there were about 4 couples. They started dancing at 8 p.m. and danced solidly until 4 a.m. and then went to bed.
HBEA 1912 shows J.B. Ayre at Naivasha
Son buried in Nairobi War Cem.

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