of Ayr (Viscountcy)

of Ayr (Viscountcy)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Scotland.

Letters patent issued on Sun 12th Jun 1633

To William Crichton as Hereditary peerage subsidiary to another created by the same letters patent.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages which may be inherited by a female direct descendant.

Note: Regranted by letters patent of 3 Nov. 1690 with SR to grandson William, Lord Crichton, failing whom to the four daughters of Charles, Lord Crichton, and their heirs respectively

Holders

Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Crichton William Sun 12th Jun 1633 -
6th MacDowall-Crichton Patrick Wed 27th Jul 1768 Thu 7th Apr 1803
7th Crichton-Stuart John Thu 7th Apr 1803 Sat 18th Mar 1848
8th Crichton-Stuart John Patrick Sat 18th Mar 1848 Tue 9th Oct 1900
9th Crichton-Stuart John Tue 9th Oct 1900 Fri 25th Apr 1947
10th Crichton-Stuart John Fri 25th Apr 1947 Tue 14th Aug 1956
11th Crichton-Stuart John Tue 14th Aug 1956 Wed 21st Jul 1993
12th Crichton-Stuart John Colum Wed 21st Jul 1993 Mon 22nd Mar 2021