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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Fermanagh DL

on Jul 3, 2020

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY LIEUTENANTThe Viscount Brookeborough KG, Lord-Lieutenant of County Fermanagh, has been pleased to appoint:-Mrs Catherine Mary MaguireLisnarickCounty FermanaghTo be a Deputy Lieutenant of the County, her Commission bearing date,...

Dundonald: Glebe House

on Jul 2, 2020 in: Heritage

Dundonald, County Down, now almost consumed within Greater Belfast, was once a charming, picturesque village, with its own tavern, meeting-house, parish and presbyterian churches, and a row of cottages lining the main road.This continuous line of cot...

Old Dundonald

on Jul 1, 2020 in: Heritage

A Postcard of Dundonald taken about 1907After breakfast this morning I cycled to Dundonald, County Down, formerly a village on the eastern outskirts of Belfast.The Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland, dated 1814-45, describes Dundonald thus:A parish i...

1st Earl of Carhampton

on Jun 30, 2020

The Luttrells of Luttrellstown, County Dublin, claimed kinship with the Luttrells of Dunster Castle, Somerset, though the armorial bearings differ.Nevertheless, the land known as Luttrellstown, in Ireland, is said to have been possessed by the Somers...

Franklin Maxims: XI

on Jun 22, 2020

TRICKS AND TREACHERY ARE THE PRACTICE OF FOOLS, THAT HAVE NOT WIT ENOUGH TO BE HONEST...

The Duke of Cambridge

on Jun 20, 2020

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS Prince William Philip Arthur Louis, Baron Carrickfergus, Earl of Strathearn, and DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE, KG KT PC, is 38 today.Royal Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter Extra Knight of the Most Ancient & Most...

Sir James Henderson

on Jun 19, 2020 in: Heritage

A reader from New Zealand sent two photographs of Sir James Henderson (1848-1914) and his family.Sir James served the office of Lord Mayor of Belfast in 1898, and was the first High Sheriff of the city.He has been credited with the establishment of t...