Christabel, Lady Aberconway

Christabel, Lady Aberconway

Renowned beauty, cultural socialite and writer. Born as Christabel Mary Melville Macnaghten into a wealthy Irish family, daughter of the criminologist Sir Melville Macnaghten, who investigated the...

Person, Literature, Ireland

1 memorial
James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn

James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn

Born Seymour Place. Educated Harrow School. Twice Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Father of 13 children that survived infancy, including Claud John Hamilton. Died at home in Northern Ireland.

Person, Politics & Administration, Ireland

1 memorial
Serjeant John Abrahall

Serjeant John Abrahall

John Abrahall was born on 6 February 1875 in Buttevant, County Cork, Ireland, a son of William James Abrahall (1842-1890) and Mary Jane Abrahall née Lewis (1855-1939). His father was a soldier who ...

Person, Armed Forces, Belgium, Ireland

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
Field Marshal, First Viscount Alanbrooke

Field Marshal, First Viscount Alanbrooke

Churchill's chief military advisor in WW2.  Born (and brought up) in France as Alan Brooke into the Irish aristocracy.  Entered the army aged 18 and served in Ireland and India and then in WW1, in ...

Person, Armed Forces, France, India, Ireland

1 memorial
Senior Commander Marjorie Wilson Anderson

Senior Commander Marjorie Wilson Anderson

Marjorie Wilson Anderson was born in 1902 in Ballee, Ballymena, County Antrim, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), her birth being registered in June 1902. She was the elder daughter of Samuel Wilson A...

Person, Ireland

War dead, WW2
1 memorial
Earl of Antrim, 6th

Earl of Antrim, 6th

Randal William MacDonnell, 6th Earl. He had no sons so King George III recreated the Earlship (resetting the numbering) so that his daughters could inherit and pass on the title until a male heir ...

Person, Politics & Administration, Ireland

1 memorial
Mark Ashton

Mark Ashton

Irish political, community and gay rights activist. Born Oldham but grew up in Northern Ireland. With his friend Mike Jackson he formed and raised funds for the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners...

Person, Community / Clubs, Gender Issues, Politics & Administration, Social Welfare, Ireland

1 memorial
Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

Born Dublin, of English parents. Died Madrid.

Person, Art, Ireland, Spain

2 memorials
Michael William Balfe

Michael William Balfe

Musical composer. Born Dublin (in a street which is now named after him). Wrote English-language operas the most successful being 'The Bohemian Girl'. In 1864 moved from Seymour Street to Hertfords...

Person, Music / songs, Ireland

1 memorial
Tony Banks

Tony Banks

MP, Chairman of GLC in October 1985 - 86 when it was abolished by Mrs Thatcher. Born Belfast (although he does not appear to have any Irish connections). Died while visiting Florida.

Person, Politics & Administration, Ireland, USA

1 memorial
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