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It was in the Scottish/English Borderlands that the Strathclyde-Briton people first used the ancient name Carbery. It was a name for someone who lived in the parish of Inveresk, Lothian, which was first recorded in the form Crebarrin, from the words Gaelic craobhm meaning "tree," and barran, meaning "hedge."

Carbery Early Origins



The surname Carbery was first found in Midlothian, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Carbery Spelling Variations


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Carbery Spelling Variations



Scribes in Medieval Scotland spelled names by sound rather than any set of rules, so an enormous number of spelling variations exist in names of that era. Carbery has been spelled Carberry, Carbarry, Carbery, Carbray, Carbury, Carbrey, Carbry, Carby, Crebarin and many more.

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Carbery Early History


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Carbery Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carbery research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1230 is included under the topic Early Carbery History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carbery Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carbery Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Carbery Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carbery In Ireland


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Carbery In Ireland



Some of the Carbery family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 261 words (19 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The number of Strathclyde Clan families sailing for North America increased steadily as the persecution continued. In the colonies, they could find not only freedom from the iron hand of the English government, but land to settle on. The American War of Independence allowed many of these settlers to prove their independence, while some chose to go to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Scots played essential roles in the forging of both great nations. Among them:

Carbery Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hugh Carbery, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1746

Carbery Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Carbery, aged 36, arrived in New York, NY in 1803
  • John Carbery arrived in New York 1803

Carbery Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Carbery, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1843

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carbery (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carbery (post 1700)



  • Thomas Carbery (1791-1863), American politician, sixth mayor of Washington, D.C
  • Thomas Carbery, American politician, Mayor of Washington, District of Columbia, 1822-24
  • Joseph P. Carbery, American politician, Delegate to Ohio State Constitutional Convention from Hamilton County, 1873
  • James Joseph Carbery (1823-1887), Irish Dominican, who became the third Bishop of Hamilton, Canada
  • Captain Douglas Hugh Moffatt Carbery MC, DFC (1894-1959), India-born, British World War I flying ace credited with six aerial victories
  • Mary Carbery (1867-1949), pen name of Mary Vanessa Toulmin, who married first Algernon, 9th Baron Carbery of Castle Freke, County Cork
  • Ethna Carbery (1866-1902), Irish journalist, writer and poet
  • Spencer Carbery (b. 1981), Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    11. ...

    The Carbery Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carbery Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 October 2015 at 10:25.

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