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

Latest Blog Posts

The Belmore Interview

on Jul 10, 2018

THE 8TH AND PRESENT EARL OF BELMORE TALKED TO JENNY CATHCART IN 2011LORD AND LADY BELMORE LIVE AT THE GARDEN HOUSE, CASTLE COOLE, COUNTY FERMANAGHIn May, 1949, Major Galbraith Lowry-Corry was serving with the Inniskilling Fusiliers in Malaya when hi...

Old Shane's Castle

on Jul 9, 2018 in: Heritage

Old Shane's CastleSHANE'S CASTLE, the beautifully wooded demesne of the Lord O'Neill, not only indicates an ancient castle, though also the magnificent estate of the O'Neills which stands on the north shore of Lough Neagh, in County Antrim.The Parlia...

Ram's Island

on Jul 8, 2018 in: Heritage

Ram's Island is on the eastern side of Lough Neagh, the largest lake in the British Isles.It lies across the entrance of Sandy Bay, the place where we departed on the 7th July, 2018, for our trip to the tiny island.In fact Ram's Island used to be con...

Vice Lord-Lieutenant

on Jul 6, 2018

APPOINTMENT OF VICE LORD-LIEUTENANTMrs Alison Millar, Lord-Lieutenant of County Londonderry, with the approval of Her Majesty The Queen, has been pleased to appointMrs Stella BURNSIDE OBE DLLondonderryCounty LondonderryTo be Vice Lord-Lieutenant for...

1st Baron Mountjoy

on Jul 4, 2018 in: Heritage

The origin and history of this most ancient and distinguished family has been elaborately investigated by Sir Alexander Croke, of Studley Priory, Oxfordshire, who traces it from the Counts of Guînes, in Picardy, France, a race of nobles descended th...

Ballyhaise House

on Jul 3, 2018

THE HUMPHRYS' OWNED 5,146 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY CAVANWILLIAM HUMPHRYS, of Ballyhaise, County Cavan, younger brother of Christopher Humphrys, of Dromard, married Letitia Kennedy, and had issue,Christopher, b 1786;WILLIAM, of whom we treat;John, 1809...

Edgeworthstown House

on Jun 28, 2018

THE EDGEWORTHS OWNED 3,255 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY LONGFORDIn the reign of ELIZABETH I, about 1563, two brothers,EDWARD and FRANCIS EDGEWORTH, went to Ireland, probably under the patronage of Essex and Cecil, as those names have since continued in th...