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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This family is descended from Thomas, youngest son of Sir John Hamilton of Cadzow, from which Thomas many families in Ulster descended; namely, those of Killyleagh, Hallcraig or Neillsbrook, Tollymore, Carnesure, Bangor, Ballygally, and Gransha; foun...

New DL

on Aug 18, 2017

The Earl of Caledon KCVO, Lord-Lieutenant of County Armagh, has been pleased to appoint:Mrs Georgina WALSHAnnasamrySummer IslandLoughgallCounty ArmaghTo be a Deputy Lieutenant of the County, her Commission bearing date the 25th July, 2017.Lord-Lieute...

1st Duke of Chandos

on Aug 15, 2017

DUKEDOM OF CHANDOS1719-89The very ancient house of BRYDGES deduces its descent fromSIR SIMON DE BRUGGE, of Herefordshire, who flourished in the reign of HENRY III, and who seems to have been a branch of the old Counts de Rethel, in the province of Ch...

The Princess Royal

on Aug 14, 2017

Her Royal Highness THE PRINCESS ROYAL KG KT GCVO is 67 today.The Princess Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise was born at Clarence House, London.HRH is married to Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence KCVO CB.Princess Anne is a Royal Knight of the Most Noble Ord...

Babington of Creevagh

on Aug 13, 2017

THE BABINGTONS OWNED 1,540 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY LONDONDERRYThe family of BABINGTON, of Creevagh, traces its descent from a younger brother of Bebington, of Bebington, Wirral, Cheshire.He married Margaret, daughter of Thomas Croxton, of Ravenscroft...

Dixon Park

on Aug 11, 2017

Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park is located at Dunmurry, County Antrim, now on the outskirts of Belfast.This fine civic park, originally Wilmont Estate, was conveyed as a gift to the City of Belfast in December, 1959, by Edith, Lady Dixon, DBE, in orde...

Sir Audley Mervyn

on Aug 11, 2017

The family of MERVYN, originally from Wales, was seised of the Fonthill estate, in Wiltshire, during the reign of EDWARD IV.LUCY MERVYN, daughter of Sir John Mervyn, of Fonthill, espoused George, 1st Earl of Castlehaven, and her youngest daughter,THE...