Stuart/Stewart Family, Earls Castle Stewart

Biography/History

The Stuart/Stewart Family, Earls Castle Stewart, Co. Tyrone, trace their family lineage to Andrew Stuart of Eary (Irry or Try), who was created Baron of Castle Stewart in 1619 under James I. The family seat remained based in Eary, near Stewartstown, Co. Tyrone until the 20th Century and was re-christened as Stuart Hall during the early 18th Century. The present Earl Castle Stewart now resides in Somerset.