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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Brackenber: 1956

on Dec 11, 2017

Here is the Class of 1956 at Brackenber House School.Malcolm Lennox kindly provided the photograph.Click on the image to enlarge it.Dr Kevin Vaughan, a fellow pupil at Brackenber from 1953-59, has sent me the following information:I recognise all the...

Xth Anniversary

on Dec 9, 2017

Lord Belmont in Northern Ireland is ten years old.Here is my very first entry on the 2nd December, 2007.Cumulative visitor numbers stand at 2,418,457.

EDWARD SEYMOUR, 1st Duke of Somerset (c1500-52), the celebrated Lord Protector in the reign of EDWARD VI, had, by his first wife, Catherine, daughter and co-heir of Sir William Fillol, of Fillol Hall, Essex, two sons, namely,EDWARD;John, who dsp, lea...

Ballinderry Park

on Nov 25, 2017

THE COMYNS OF BALLINDERRY OWNED 1,473 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY GALWAYANDREW COMYN, of Ryefield, County Roscommon, married, in 1786, the sister and heir of Lewis Ward, of Ballymacward and Ballinderry, County Galway, and had an eldest son,NICHOLAS COMYN...

Ruby, two keys in saltire, topazThe last Anglican Lord Archbishop of Cashel and Primate of Munster was the Most Rev and Rt Hon Dr Richard Laurence (1760-1838).The archiepiscopal palace was at Cashel, County Tipperary.THE PALACE, Cashel (now the...

Mount Ievers Court

on Nov 23, 2017

THE IEVERS' OWNED 1,203 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY CLAREThis family is descended from HENRY IVERS, who settled in County Clare in 1643.He was Clerk to the King's Commissioners for settling the quit rents, and afterwards became the Deputy Receiver.Mr Ive...

Ballynatray House

on Nov 22, 2017

THE SMYTHS OWNED 7,124 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY WATERFORDThe ancient and influential family of SMYTH was settled in Ireland for more than three and a half centuries, intermarrying with the houses of England, and always maintaining a distinguished posi...