|Beit of Russborough, baronets|
Tewin Water, Hertfordshire
|Tewin Water: view of the house in c.1790 from the Oldfield Collection [Hertfordshire Archives & Local Studies, DE/Of/6/226]|
|Tewin Water: drawing by Humphry Repton, 1799, showing the house after its remodelling by J.T. Groves |
[Hertfordshire Archives & Local Studies, DZ/42]
|Tewin Water: the house in the early 20th century, after enlargement and remodelling for Lord Limerick and Alfred Beit.|
Russborough House, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
|Russborough House: the vast extent of the main front of the house|
|Russborough House: engraving by J.P. Neale, 1826|
|Russborough House: the entrance front of the main block.|
|Russborough House: piano nobile plan of the main block, colonnades and wings.|
|Russborough House: entrance hall.|
|Russborough House: the dining room in 1937, with the Kentian picture frames |
for Barret's classical landscapes still in place. Image: Country Life.
|Russborough House: drawing room with the Vernet paintings in the frames made for them.|
|Russborough House: tapestry room ceiling. Image: Steve Shriver (art+works)|
|Russborough House: music room ceiling. Image: Steve Shriver (art+works)|
|Russborough House: the saloon.|
|Russborough House: saloon ceiling. Image: Steve Shriver (art+works)|
|Russborough House: detail of carved panel on the chimneypiece.|
|Russborough House: the former dining room was converted into a library for Sir Alfred Beit in the 1950s.|
|Russborough House: library ceiling, attributed to the Lanfranchini brothers. Image: Steve Shriver (art+works)|
|Russborough House: staircase balustrade.|
Image: Steve Shriver (art+works)
|Russborough House: staircase hall.|
Image: Elle Decor.
|Russborough House: the first floor landing. The columns were introduced for structural support in the 19th century and clad in Ionic dress |
by Sir Alfred Beit in the 1950s. Image: Steve Shriver (art+works).
|The Poulaphouca waterfall and bridge |
on the Russborough estate, 1839.
Image: National Library of Ireland
Beit family of Russborough, baronets
|Alfred Beit (1853-1906)|
|Sir Otto John Beit (1865-1930), 1st bt.|
Image: National Portrait Gallery
(1) Theodore Hamilton Beit (1898-1917), born 29 April 1898; an officer in the Dragoon Guards (2nd Lt., 1916); committed suicide, 27 January 1917;
(2) Alice Angela Beit (1899-1982), born 30 September 1899; Master of the Hertfordshire Hunt, 1926; married, 2 June 1927 at St Paul, Knightsbridge (Middx), Arthur Clifford Howie Bull MBE (1899-1982), schoolmaster and later stockbroker, of Brynderwen Court, Bettws Newydd, Usk (Mon.), younger son of Rev. Reginald Bull of Heatherlands, East Grinstead (Sussex), schoolmaster, and had issue one son and three daughters; died 23 April 1982; will proved 16 July 1982 (estate £648,515);(3) Sir Alfred Lane Beit (1903-94), 2nd bt. (q.v.);(4) Lilian Muriel Beit (1904-76), born 25 June 1904; married, 22 March 1934, as his second wife, Sir (Richard) Gordon Munro KCMG MC (1895-1967), High Commissioner for Southern Rhodesia, son of Richard Gordon Munro, and had issue two sons; lived at Wepham Lodge, Burpham (Sussex); died 16 May and was buried at Burpham, 21 May 1976; will proved 31 August 1976 (effects in England & Wales £258,528).
|Sir Alfred Lane Beit (1903-94), 2nd bt.|
Location of archives
Coat of arms
Can you help?
- Can anyone direct me to other early views of Tewin Water, prior to the remodelling of 1797-99?
- If anyone can offer further information or corrections to any part of this article I should be most grateful. I am always particularly pleased to hear from the descendants of families associated with a property who can supply information from their own research or personal knowledge for inclusion.