Category Archives: George Gregory

From a family album

These beautiful images have been sent to us from Rear Admiral Michael Gregory, OBE, Lord-Lieutenant for Dunbartonshire. Continue reading

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Old Manor destroyed

“We understand that fine old ruin “Harlaxton Manor House,” is fast being destroyed. We are sorry always to see these most picturesque and in many respects not to be improved old mansion pass away. They are part of the links … Continue reading

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Gatehouse doors

An engraving by the Manor Gatehouse door (inside the McCarthy flat) says “1863 March 3 This door hung by J Coy”. James Coy, Joiner, (1830-1907) is listed as living in Gregory’s Alms Houses in the 1861 census, with wife Mary … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve at the Manor

“The fine old English gentleman who owns the splendid mansion and fine estate of Harlaxton Manor*, with his usual liberality, gave to each of his labourers on Christmas eve, roast and boiled, according to the number in family.” Grantham Journal, … Continue reading

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