Meredith of Kerry: seal from 1828.
A sketch in a manuscript of the Meredith pedigree

This website presents the results of research into the genealogy of Meredith families of Co. Kerry, Ireland.

The Meredith branch that was established in Co. Kerry from the late 17th century has its roots in Montgomeryshire, Wales. The Merediths acquired their Co. Kerry estates in Ireland through marriage into the important Herbert family of Montgomery Castle.

Edward Herbert, third Baron Herbert of Chirbury was also third Baron Herbert of Castle Island (1630-1678), and it seems to have been through the marriage of his niece to Richard Meredith of Montgomeryshire that the lands of Dicksgrove and Tiernagoose in Co. Kerry were acquired by the Merediths.

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Notable people in the database include: