The Hon. Hedley Strutt was recorded at his home at Carrigart, the ancestral home of the Earls of Leitrim. He discusses his family history, the Elizabethan and Cromwellian periods, and his ancestor Clements who fought with Cromwell in Ireland. He discusses his own military career — he served as an officer in the Scots Guards. His family, the Strutts, are traced and he recalls his grandfather, a great inventor who designed a component used in electric light bulbs. Hedley Strutt’s mother, Hilda Clements, was born and reared at Manor Vaughan House and he discusses his early family life and the fact that he and his siblings were all looked after by a nanny.