CATHERINE MYLROIE als KNEALE to ODD FELLOWS LODGE

MORTGAGE - 1870 (Lonan)

Know all men by these presents that Catherine Mylroie (otherwise Kneale) wife of the late Robert Mylroie of the parish of KK Lonan doth own and acknowledge herself to be and stands justly endebted unto William Corkhill, Robert Kelly, and John Killip trustees and James Clague treasurer of the North Star Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of the Isle of Man district Manchester Unity in the full and just sum of twenty-two pounds sterling to the payment whereof with interest at and after the rate of five percentum per annum nevertheless should the interest be paid within two months after it is become due then the interest is to be reduced to four and a half percentum per annum and all costs and charges attending these presents the said Catherine Mylroie doth bind and oblige herself her executors or administrators in and under the penalty or forfeiture herein mentioned and for the further and better security William Corkhill, Robert Kelly, John Killip and James Clague and successors in office in the premises know ye that the said Catherine Mylroie have given, granted, passed in security and by these presents do give, grant, transfer and pass over in security unto the said William Corkhill, Robert Kelly, John Killip and James Clague and successors in office all and singular a parcel of land situated in Colby in said parish of Lonan with the houses erected thereon call and known Crotten Couney and joining the rent of Thomas Mylroie on the north, Croaghan’s land on the east and the estate of Ballacowin on the south and west the foresaid premises being Intack land to have and to hold the said lands and premises with all rights, privileges and appurtenances to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining they the said William Corkhill, Robert Kelly, John Killip and James Clague and successors in office until the said sum of twenty-two pounds with interest and all costs and charges due and owing hereon be fully paid and satisfied. And it is also hereby provided that in case the said Catherine Mylroie her executors, administrators and assigns should be desirous to pay off and discharge the principal, interest, costs and charges due and owing hereon or that the said Wiliam Corkhill, Robert Kelly, John Killip and James Clague and successors in office shall be desirous to call in the same then and in either of such cases it shall be necessary that six months previous notice by they [sic] party of their or their intention respectively to pay off or call in the principal, interest, costs and charges and it is hereby also provided that in case the said Catherine Mylroie, her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns shall at any time fail to pay and keep down the interest arising hereon or shall fail to pay off the principal, interest, costs and charges due and owing hereon after receiving six calendar months previous notice in writing so as to do as herein before provided then and in either of such cases this Bond with the principal, interest, costs and charges owing thereon shall become due and payable to the said William Corkhill, Robert Kelly, John Killip and James Clague and successors in office to sue out execution for the amount of the principal, interest, costs and charges due and owing the said Catherine Mylroie, her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns under execution by the proper officers to sell and dispose of by public auction the whole or such of the said lands or premises hereby granted in security as will be sufficient to pay off and discharge the principal, interest, costs and charges due and owing hereon and the said Catherin Mylroie doth hereby for herself, her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns covenant, engage and agree to and with the said William Corkhill, Robert Kelly, John Killip and James Clague and successors in office that she hath good right, full power and lawful authority to charge and incumber the said lands and premises in manner aforesaid and that she shall and will uphold the same unto the said William Corkhill, Robert Kelly, John Killip and James Clague and successors in office from and against the claim, challenge and demand of all and every person or persons whomsoever. And for the true and faithful performance hereof the said Catherine Mylroie doth bind herself, her heirs executors, administrators and assigns in and under the penalty of forty-four pounds sterling to be levied and paid according to law. As witness my subscription this the eleventh day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy Feb 11th 1870 Catherine Mylroie my mark X

Signed and delivered in presence of James Lawson, Robert Corlett

At Douglas August 6th 1870 James Lawson one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing Deed and who is personally known to me made oath on the Holy Evangelist that Catherine Mylroie affixed her mark to the same after it had been read over to her in his presence and in the presence of Robert Corlett the other witness. James Harris, High Bailiff of Douglas

Registry Office 6th August 1870 I certify that the foregoing Deed was this day at the hour of eleven o’clock forenoon received by me at this Office for the purposes of being registered and recorded according to law and that the same is duly registered and recorded registration book 7 page 141 No 1823 James J. Harris Registrar

[Ref: August 1870 #44 Lonan]

NOTES

  1. COLBY
  2. Catherine Mylroie als Kneale was the third wife of Robert Mylroie, son of David Mylroie jnr & Catherine Quayle
  3. In 1833, David Mylroie jnr settled land on Robert, probably as recognition that this son had cared for his parents in their old age
  4. In 1860, Robert mortgaged the property for £100 (no document survives) and a year after his death Catherine took out a mortgage for £22
  5. The land Robert left to Catherine was again mortgaged in this document
  6. Catherine sold her share of a house in Laxey in 1874 for £15. This too had been left to Catherin in shares with Eunice, Robert's daughter from his second marriage
  7. Things did not end happily, with the estate being forcibly sold in 1885 when the debt had blown out to £188/10/0

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