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 Princess Royal

on Aug 14, 2018

Her Royal Highness THE PRINCESS ROYAL KG KT GCVO is 68 today.The Princess Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise was born at Clarence House, London.HRH is married to Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence KCVO CB.Princess Anne is a Royal Knight of the Most Noble Ord...

New DL

on Aug 11, 2018

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY LIEUTENANTDr Angela Garvey, Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Londonderry, has been pleased to appointMr Zola Sipo MZIMBA MB ChBLondonderryCounty LondonderryTo be a Deputy Lieutenant of the County Borough, his Commission...

Ballynastragh House

on Aug 9, 2018

THE ESMONDE BARONETS OWNED 3,533 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY WEXFORDThis family is of very ancient establishment in County Wexford, where we find John Esmond was consecrated Bishop of Ferns in 1349.The immediate founder of the present house,JOHN ESMOND,...

Ramsfort House

on Aug 8, 2018

THE RAMS OWNED 1,813 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY WEXFORDIn the Kingdom of Hanover, on the east side of the River Seine, was the Principality of Grubenhagen, which signified a wood or forest belonging to the Gubes family.In this country there were mines o...

Templemore Abbey

on Aug 6, 2018

THE CARDEN BARONETS OWNED 6,680 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY TIPPERARYThis family, which is of antiquity, removed from Lincolnshire into Ireland about the middle of the 17th century.The name is local, being derived from the township of Cawarden, or Carden...

Castle Blunden

on Aug 3, 2018

THE BLUNDEN BARONETS OWNED 1,846 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY KILKENNYJOHN BLUNDEN (c1718-83), only surviving son of John Blunden, of Castle Blunden, Barrister, MP for County Kilkenny, 1727-52, married Martha, daughter of Agmondesham Cuffe, and sister of...

Ballyheigue Castle

on Aug 2, 2018

THE CROSBIES WERE MAJOR LANDOWNERS IN COUNTY KERRY, WITH 13,422 ACRESThis is a branch of the CROSBIES OF ARDFERT, extinct Earls of Glandore, themselves scions of a family long settled in the Queen's County and in County Kerry, and latterly represente...