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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Le Croque Monsieur

on Jan 12, 2019

The television happened to be turned on to the BBC show Eggheads recently, and Judith Keppel made a remark about the classic French sandwich, Croque Monsieur.Now I have never tasted one, and if I ever did it must have been donkey's years ago.As a con...

The Duchess of Cambridge is 37 today.Née Catherine Elizabeth Middleton at Reading, Berkshire, Her Royal Highness's full style and titles are as follows,Her Royal Highness Princess William Arthur Philip Louis, Duchess of Cambridge, Countess of Strath...

New DL

on Jan 6, 2019

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY LIEUTENANTMrs Joan Christie CVO OBE, Lord-Lieutenant of County Antrim, has been pleased to appoint:Colonel Stewart DOUGLAS OBETo be a Deputy Lieutenant of the County, his Commission bearing date the 30th day of November 2018.Sig...

Robin Bryans, 1928-2005

on Jan 5, 2019 in: Books

Some long ago I recommended an anecdotal travel book to readers by an author called Robin Bryans.The book is entitled Ulster: A Journey Through The Six Counties.Merely by chance, a regular reader has drawn my attention to the fact that Mr Bryans ...

High Sheriffs 2019

on Jan 4, 2019

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR NORTHERN IRELANDAPPOINTMENT OF HIGH SHERIFFS FOR NORTHERN IRELANDCOUNTY ANTRIMMr James Ronald HassardBallyclareCounty AntrimCOUNTY ARMAGHMr Ian James ChapmanPortadownCounty ArmaghCOUNTY DOWNMr Henry ShieldsSpaBallynahinchCounty...

Merry Christmas

on Dec 24, 2018

Wishing you all a very merry Christmas from Belmont GHQ (!)...

Van Morrison

on Dec 24, 2018

HONORARY BURGESS OF THE CITY OF BELFAST, 2013Elected and admitted by the Council of the City of Belfast under the Municipal Privilege (Ireland) Act, 1875:-SIR GEORGE IVAN (VAN) MORRISON, OBEKnight BachelorOfficer of the Civil Division of the Most Exc...