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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TODAY is Her Majesty’s 73rd Wedding Anniversary.On the 20th November, 1947, Her Royal Highness THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH, elder daughter of KING GEORGE VI and QUEEN ELIZABETH, married Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark (Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten,...

New Tyrone DL

on Nov 13, 2020

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY LIEUTENANTMr Robert Scott OBE, Lord-Lieutenant of County Tyrone, has been pleased to appoint:-Mr Christopher Leonard Kerr QFSM Cookstown County Tyrone To be a Deputy Lieutenant of the County his Commission bearing...

Blessingbourne House

on Oct 22, 2020

THE MONTGOMERYS OWNED 7,996 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTIES FERMANAGH AND TYRONEHUGH MONTGOMERY was settled at Derrybrusk, County Fermanagh, by his kinsman, the Rt Rev Dr George Montgomery, Lord Bishop of Clogher, about 1618, was father of THE REV NIC...

Culloden Hotel

on Oct 19, 2020

William Auchinleck Robinson JP (c1816-98), originally from Scotland, married, in 1847, at St Anne's, Shankill, Belfast, Elizabeth Jane (1819-89), daughter of Patrick Culloden (1768-1843), of Stranmillis, Belfast.Mr Robinson was a stockbroker, and ini...

A Caricature of Richard Dowse, by Ape,published in Vanity Fair in 1871An extract from Chapter XVI of The Years of my Pilgrimage, by the Rt Hon Sir John Ross, last Lord Chancellor of Ireland:-"It was several years before I learned the first duty of a...

The Years of my Pilgrimage

on Oct 13, 2020 in: Books

The Right Honourable Sir John Ross, 1st Baronet, was the last Lord Chancellor of Ireland. Sir John was a son of the manse; his father was the Very Rev Dr Robert Ross, a former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.In 1924 he wrote rand...

Prince Edward in NI

on Oct 7, 2020

THE EARL OF WESSEX has arrived in Northern Ireland for a series of engagements.His Royal Highness was greeted at Belfast City Airport by Adrian Donaldson MBE DL.