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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English Lesson

on Mar 17, 2019

Jeeves in the Offing was published by Sir P G Wodehouse in 1960.In Chapter Eighteen Bertie Wooster is discussing his old prep schoolmaster, Aubrey Upjohn MA:-“Audacity,” I said, throwing her the line.“The audacity to dictate to me who I shall h...

New DL

on Mar 15, 2019

Mrs Alison Millar, Lord-Lieutenant of County Londonderry, has been pleased to appointMr David CunninghamMagheraCounty LondonderryTo be a Deputy Lieutenant of the County his Commission bearing date the 11th day of March 2019Lord Lieutenant of the Coun...


on Mar 13, 2019

THE CRAMSIES OWNED 4,036 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY ANTRIMROGER CRAMSIE settled at Ballymoney, County Antrim, about 1709.He left two sons,John;PATRICK, of whom presently.The younger son,PATRICK CRAMSIE, of Ballymoney, High Sheriff of County An...

I paid a visit to Castlewellan Park, County Down, on the 8th March, 2015.My main purpose was to view progress on the Moorish Tower on the hill-side to the west of the Lake.However, I also wished to investigate reports I'd heard of a derelict structur...

The Earl of Wessex

on Mar 9, 2019

His Royal Highness THE PRINCE EDWARD ANTONY RICHARD LOUIS, Earl of Wessex and Viscount Severn, KG, GCVO, is 55 today.Royal Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian OrderThe Earl and Countess of...

Donegall Square: 1844

on Mar 1, 2019

Donegall Square East ca 1912.  Click to EnlargeEXTRACT FROM THE PARLIAMENTARY GAZETTEER OF IRELAND, 1844DONEGALL SQUARE, at the south end of the town, and on the thoroughfare toward Dublin, is a noble quadrangle of about 200 yards by about 150.T...

Lady Mary Peters

on Feb 27, 2019

Dame Mary receiving insignia of CH in 2015I am absolutely delighted for Lady Mary Peters, who is appointed a Lady Companion of the Order of the Garter.Lady Mary joins the Duke of Abercorn and the Viscount Brookeborough as the third recipient of the G...