||A portrait of George Rawdon, he was responsible for the building of Rawdon Hall in the early 1600s.
In 1625 he went to London where he served Viscount Conway and subsequently his son, he was married for the 2nd time to the young Viscount's sister Dorothy in 1654.
He fought in Ireland and Scotland and lived in Ireland when England became a Commonwealth under Oliver Cromwell, later becoming a Member of the Irish Parliament.
George became a Baronet in 1665, building the town of Moira in County Down, he largely left the running of his estate in Rawdon to his family.
He first lived in Lisnagarvey, now the City of Lisburn since last year. Lisnagarvey was a garrison town. He built a fine "Gentleman's residence" called Montalto in Ballynahinch, about 5 miles away. It is still there. There is a book about him in the History collection of the Ballynahinch library just called " Sir George Rawdon"