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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The Duke of York

on Feb 18, 2017

His Royal Highness THE PRINCE ANDREW ALBERT CHRISTIAN EDWARD, Duke of York, Earl of Inverness, and Baron Killyleagh, KG, GCVO, is 57 today.Prince Andrew is a vice-admiral in the Royal Navy and Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Irish Regiment.Royal Knight...

Hampstead Hall

on Feb 16, 2017

THE McCLINTOCKS OF HAMPSTEAD OWNED 54 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY LONDONDERRYJOHN McCLINTOCK, son of John McClintock, of Hampstead Hall, County Londonderry, by Sarah his wife, daughter of James Acheson, married Margaret, daughter of Robert Alexander, mer...

Forkhill House

on Feb 15, 2017 in: Heritage

THE ALEXANDER FAMILY WERE MAJOR LANDOWNERS IN COUNTY ARMAGH, WITH 8,324 ACRESNATHANIEL ALEXANDER (1689-1761), of Gunsland, County Donegal, second son of JOHN ALEXANDER, of Ballyclose, County Londonderry, and of Gunsland, County Donegal, and grandson...

The O'Loghlen Baronets

on Feb 13, 2017

THE O'LOGHLEN BARONETS OWNED 1,895 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY CLARECOLMAN O'LOGHLEN JP (1745-1810), of Portlecka, County Clare, married firstly, the sister of Daniel C'Connell, of Kilgory, which lady dsp; and secondly, in 1783, Susannah, daughter of Dr...

The Crown Bar

on Feb 13, 2017

THE CROWN BAR, also known as the Crown Liquor Saloon, is one of three similarly scaled buildings lining the east side of Great Victoria Street, Belfast.It is located at 46, Great Victoria Street, on a corner site, with its gabled south side elevation...

Knockdrin Castle

on Feb 10, 2017

THE LEVINGE BARONETS WERE MAJOR LANDOWNERS IN COUNTY WESTMEATH, WITH 5,017 ACRESThe first of this name on record is LEVINGE or Lyfing, Archbishop of Canterbury in 1013, who crowned CANUTE in 2017, and died in 1020; next is LEVINGE or Lyfing, Bishop o...

Belfast Courthouse

on Feb 6, 2017

THE COURTHOUSE, 88-92 Crumlin Road, Belfast, was built by James Carlisle in 1848-50, to designs of Sir Charles Lanyon.The clerk of works was W H Lynn.The building cost £16,500 (almost £2 million in today's money).The figure of Justice at the apex o...