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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Lady Mairi's DB4

on Jan 26, 2020

Charles Villiers tells me about his late grandmother's green Aston Martin DB4, now in Germany.The DB4 was produced by Aston Martin between 1958 and 1963.The Lady Mairi Bury, of Mount Stewart, County Down, youngest child of the 7th Marquess and Marchi...

The Countess of Wessex

on Jan 20, 2020

THE COUNTESS OF WESSEX is 55 today.Her Royal Highness's full style is as follows,Her Royal Highness The Princess Edward Antony Richard Louis, Countess of Wessex, Viscountess Severn.HRH received the Royal Family Order of QUEEN ELIZABETH II in 2004.She...

The Macnaghten Baronets

on Jan 20, 2020 in: Heritage

THE MACNAGHTEN BARONETCY WAS CREATED IN 1836 FOR FRANCIS WORKMAN-MACNAGHTENThe sept of Macnaghten, in Argyllshire, is acknowledged by the highlanders, according to Alexander Nisbet, to be one of the oldest in the west of Scotland, and its members wer...

Princess Royal in NI

on Jan 16, 2020

THE PRINCESS ROYAL is spending two days in Northern Ireland.Her Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, the Royal Logistic Corps, visited 152 (North Irish) Regiment at Palace Barracks, Holywood, County Down.On Thursday afternoon Her Royal Highness visited...

Brackenber Research

on Jan 11, 2020

I paid PRONI a visit in 2011 in order to carry out some research on my old prep school, Brackenber House:-The very first entry in the Belfast street directory that I could  see was for Cherryhill House in 1852.It was built for the Ward family, e...

New Antrim DL

on Jan 9, 2020

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY LIEUTENANTMr David McCorkell, Lord-Lieutenant of County Antrim, has been pleased to appoint:-Mrs Jackie Stewart MBE DLIslandmageeCounty AntrimTo be a Deputy Lieutenant of the County.Lord Lieutenant of the County...

The Duchess of Cambridge GCVO is 38 today.Née Catherine Elizabeth Middleton at Reading, Berkshire, Her Royal Highness's full style and titles are as follows,Her Royal Highness Princess William Arthur Philip Louis, Duchess of Cambridge, Countess of S...