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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Belle Isle: II

on Oct 13, 2018 in: Heritage

Porter ArmsREMINISCENCES FROM JULIAN BROWN, WHOSE FAMILY ONCE HAD CLOSE TIES WITH BELLE ISLE ESTATE, COUNTY FERMANAGH I often visited Miss Tiggy Brunt and Captain Hermon at Necarne Castle (the gardener's house) in the 1970s, when they took up residen...

Tyrone DLs

on Oct 12, 2018

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY LIEUTENANTSMr Robert Scott OBE, Lord-Lieutenant of County Tyrone, has been pleased to appointMr Charles Gregory PARKEOmaghCounty Tyrone Mr Peter David WATERSONOmaghCounty TyroneTo be Deputy Lieutenants of the County, his Co...

Belle Isle: I

on Oct 12, 2018 in: Heritage

Ross armsREMINISCENCES FROM JULIAN BROWN, WHOSE FAMILY ONCE HAD CLOSE TIES WITH BELLE ISLE ESTATE, COUNTY FERMANAGH By the 1950s, the Belle Isle Castle household had abandoned the elegant Georgian bay-windowed formal dining-room, except for special o...

Greyabbey House

on Oct 11, 2018 in: Heritage

THE MONTGOMERYS OWNED 3,739 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY DOWN IN 1871This is the Braidstane line of the noble house of EGLINTON.ROBERT MONTGOMERIE, second son of Alexander, Master of Montgomerie, and brother of Alexander, 2nd Lord Montgomerie (ancestor of...

AN EDITED EXTRACT FROM THE PARLIAMENTARY GAZETTEER OF IRELAND, VOLUME II, 1844-5THE mansion, garden and lawn of the Marquess of Downshire are situated on the west side of Hillsborough, County Down, and the demesne on the east.The mansion, though a pl...

Tír na nÓg

on Oct 7, 2018

Neil PorteousON SATURDAY, 6TH OCTOBER, 2018, WE WERE TREATED TO A TOUR OF Tír na nÓg, THE BURIAL GROUND OF THE 7TH MARQUESS AND MARCHIONESS OF LONDONDERRY, AT THEIR ANCESTRAL SEAT, MOUNT STEWART, COUNTY DOWN. THE TOUR WAS LED BY THE HEAD...

Downhill Revived

on Sep 29, 2018

As part of the students' National Diploma at Northern Regional College, Ballymoney, County Antrim, they have researched and created a "3D" graphical reconstruction of Downhill House, County Londonderry, as it is looked around the early 1800s.Staff an...