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

Latest Blog Posts

Belvoir House: Demise

on Jan 19, 2018 in: Heritage

West frontI have already posted an article and several images of Belvoir House Newtownbreda, near Belfast.Belvoir Park was built in the mid-18th century by the Arthur, 1st Viscount Dungannon, though it had a number of tenants of lessee...

The Countess of Wessex

on Jan 19, 2018

THE COUNTESS OF WESSEX is 53 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...

Temple House

on Jan 18, 2018

THE PERCEVALS OWNED 7,821 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY SLIGOGEORGE PERCEVAL (1635-75), youngest son of Sir Philip Perceval, Knight, the distinguished statesman (great-grandfather of John, 1st Earl of Egmont), by Catherine Ussher his wife, daughter of Arth...

Gloster House

on Jan 16, 2018

THE LLOYDS OWNED 4,536 ACRES OF LAND IN THE KING'S COUNTYEVAN LLOYD JP DL, of Yale, Denbighshire, a captain-general in the service of CHARLES I, in Ireland, son and heir of Sir John Lloyd, Knight, and grandson of Sir Evan Lloyd, 1st Baronet (c1622-63...

Brackenber Day

on Jan 14, 2018

THE HEADMASTER'S VALEDICTORY LETTERHere is the final correspondence I received from Brackenber's last headmaster, Mr John Craig, following his retirement.It is clearly valedictory in nature.Click on the image to read it.It reflects Mr Craig's feeli...

Grand Opera House

on Jan 12, 2018

I happened to be in Belfast yesterday, in the vicinity of the Grand Opera House in Great Victoria Street.Anybody who knows Belfast will be aware that the opera house remains one of its favourite, cherished and even iconic buildings (despite its bombi...

Ballykilcavan House

on Jan 11, 2018

THE JOHNSON-WALSH BARONETS OWNED 3,131 ACRES OF LAND IN THE QUEEN'S COUNTYALLEN JOHNSON, of Kilternan, County Dublin, son of Christopher Johnson, of the same place, married firstly, Anne _____, and had a son,ALLEN, his heir.He wedded secondly, Abigai...