Lord Belmont In Northern Ireland

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Observations and experiences from a personal perspective. Writing about a wide variety of topics including The Monarchy, The Nobility, The Gentry, Heraldry, Pageantry, Heritage, Country Houses, The National Trust, Brackenber House School



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Lanesborough Lodge

on Jun 24, 2017

THE EARLS OF LANESBOROUGH OWNED 7,946 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY CAVANThis family is not sprung from any of the ancient Irish houses of Butler; but from George Butler, of Fenny Drayton, in Cambridgeshire, and of Tewin, in Hertfordshire.This George, livi...

SELECTIVE ACQUISITIONS IN NORTHERN IRELANDPROPERTY: Anne's Point, near Mount Stewart Estate, County DownDATE: 1988EXTENT: 14.61 acresDONOR: S & K HamiltonFirst published in January, 2015.

The Duke of Cambridge

on Jun 20, 2017

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS Prince William Philip Arthur Louis, Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn, Baron Carrickfergus, KG, KT, PC, is 35 today.Royal Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter Extra Knight of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order o...

HER MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY ELIZABETH THE SECOND, OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, AND OF HER OTHER REALMS AND TERRITORIES QUEEN, HEAD OF THE COMMONWEALTH, DEFENDER OF THE FAITH, Sovereign of the Orders of the Garter...

Belfast in 1836: I

on Jun 11, 2017

BELFAST SIXTY YEARS AGO [i.e. 1836]: RECOLLECTIONS OF A SEPTUAGENARIAN, BY THE REV NARCISSUS BATTFROM ULSTER JOURNAL OF ARCHÆOLOGY, 2ND SERIES, VOLUME II, NUMBER TWO, 1896DONEGALL PLACE, now full of shops, was, half-a-century ago, a quiet street of...

Glengarriff Castle

on Jun 11, 2017

THE WHITES WERE MAJOR LANDOWNERS IN COUNTY CORK, WITH 16,175 ACRESThe family of WHITE claimed to derive its descent from a brother of the Rt Rev John White, Bishop of Winchester, in 1557.The immediate ancestor of this noble family came to Irelan...

Killymeal House

on Jun 10, 2017

THE NEWTONS OWNED 544 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY TYRONERYCHARDE NEWTON, Town Clerk of Carrickfergus, 1595, had allotments of parts of property in the same year, a portion of which remained in the possession of the family. His son,RICHARD NEWTON, Sheriff...