Buildings, Castles & Monuments

Notable People From Kilwinning

  • Duncan Currie – Kilwinning-born footballer who made 45 appearances for Hearts who was killed in France during WWI.
  • Janice Galloway – Author from Kilwinning who published various works and wrote radio programs.
  • Ron Geesin – Musician and Composer who was born in Kilwinning. Worked on songs for many notable artists including Pink Floyd.
  • John McGavin – Born in Kilwinning, a patron of the arts. Bequeathed £7,000 for the formation of a public park in Kilwinning.
  • Robert Service – Poet, Author and Bard of the Yukon who wrote his first poem at the age of 6.