The Carbry Family

Carbry family crest

(Crest No. 222. Plate 35.)

THE Carbry family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Rossa Failge, son of Cathire More, King of Ireland, A. D. 144. The ancient name was Clan Carbre and signifies “Tribe of Carbre.”

The possessions of the clan were located in Queens County. The Carbrys were also Chiefs of Tuath Binn, in ancient Meath. This is the district now called Tuaith, or Twy, situated in the barony of Clonlonan and County of Westmeath.