The D'Arcy Clan

This web-site is a gathering of information related to the D'Arcy family, the descendants of, and relations to Maisie and Michael D'Arcy. Any supplementary information is very welcomed and can be sent to

All the relations in the family is stored on If you are part of the clan, then send your email address to Gitte and she will invite you to the site so that you can see more details.

The D'Arcy name descends back to Sir John Darcy who after being twice Lord Justice, and General Governor of Ireland, was third time constituted for life, in the year 1334. Sir John Darcy came to Ireland in 1329 from England.

By Darcy Burke, D.D. (Dublin, 1796)

Published in 1796 but written in 1752, this is an early example of a family history of Anglo-Norman landed gentry in Ireland written in English. Despite the quaint plural 'Darcies' in the title of the book, this is the family history of Darcy or D'Arcy, a summary of which is helpfully given in the title page (above).