Peter Acton is nephew of Hedley Vickers Strutt and he manages the estate at Carrigart, where he has resided for two years. This recording is compiled during a tour of Manor Vaughan House and he explains that his mother is a sister of Hedley Strutt, both of whom were born to Hilda Clements who was born and reared at the house. She was a sister of the last Lord Leitrim. Peter discusses the family history and reveals that the property at Carrigart will be inherited by his relative Lord Rayleigh. Originally the estate extended to 52,000 acres. Portraits of the former Earls of Leitrim hang on the walls and Peter recalls their personalities and their times. Peter Acton’s father was the thirteenth Baronet and Peter looks back on his life and achievements.