DANIEL McYLREA jnr to THOMAS CALLISTER

SALE - 1733 (Jurby)

Know all men by these presents that I Daniel McYlrea of the Dollough in the parish of Ballaugh, Attorney General, with the full and free consent and assent of my wife Lucy McYlrea divers good causes and several valuable considerations me hereunto moving but more especially for and in consideration of the just and entire sum of sixty pounds sterling currency of this Isle to be unto me paid thirty pounds thereof at the Deemster’s approbation and the other thirty pounds when demanded at, by and from the hands of Thomas Callister of the parish of Jurby have given, granted, alienated, bargained, passed over and sold and by these presents do give, grant, alienate, bargain, pass over and forever absolutely sell from me my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns all my whole right, title, interest, claim, propriety and demands whatsoever that I now have or hereafter may or anywise can have of, in and unto a certain parcel of Intack being meadowing being and situate in the parish of KK Andreas and Jurby adjoining to Jon Black of Ramsey’s land on the south, to Loghnacreagh on the west, to Thomas Thompson’s meadow on the north and to the highway on the east and of the annual Lord’s Rent of eight pence or thereabouts unto him the said Thomas Callister his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to have and to hold unto him the said Thomas Callister his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns all and every the before bargained and demised premises commonly called Close-ne-Shune with all and every its appurtenances with all ways, waters, watercourses, easements, liberties, profits, and advantages thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining he the said Thomas Callister his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns yielding and paying our honourable Lord’s Rent with all other dues, duties, suits and services yearly due and incumbent upon the premises at and upon the accustomed times of payment within the Isle and I the said Dan McYlrea do hereby bind and oblige myself my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns all and every the before bargained premises with all and every their appurtenances to maintain, awarrant, uphold and defend against all manner of person and persons unto him the said Thomas Callister his heirs and assigns firmly by these presents also to procure the honourable Court’s confirmation to this Bill of Sale and likewise to do, perform and execute all and every other thing or things, act or acts that shall be found to be necessary or requisite in law to be done for his the said Thomas Callister’s security to the premises and for the true and faithful performance hereof and of all and singular the premises I the said Dan McYlrea and Lucy McYlrea my wife do hereby bind and oblige ourselves heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in the penalty and forfeiture of one hundred and twenty pounds sterling to be levied and paid according to law and the practice within this Isle. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 28th of September 1733. Dan McYlrea (seal), Lucy McYlrea (seal)

Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of William Christian, Robert Brew

29th September 1733 Mr Daniel McYlrea, Attorney General, hath acknowledge the above and within written Deed of Sale to be his act and deed. Before me Nich Christian

9th October 1733 Mrs Lucy McYlrea hath acknowledged this Bill of Sale to be her act and deed. Before me Nich Christian

At a Sheading Court holden at Peeltown the 10th October 1733 The before going Bill of Sale having been acknowledged before the Deemster and now openly published in Court and no objection offered against it is therefore allowed of and confirmed according to law. Nich Christian, James Horton, Charles Moore, Charles Stanley

I Daniel McYlrea Attorney General do hereby acknowledge and confess to have this day and before received at and from the hands of Thomas Callister of Jurby the full and just sum of sixty pounds sterling currency of this Isle being the full consideration money due to me from the said Callister for the purchase of that meadow called Close-ne-Shune from the payment of the said sum of sixty pounds I do hereby acquit, exonerate and discharge the said Thomas Callister his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns. As witness my hand this 16th of February 1733. Dan McYlrea Witness present William Christian

5th April 1734 .............. receipt for the consideration money was recorded at the request of Mr Dan McYlrea Attorney General. William Stonier Compt

[Ref: NSS Oct 1733 #17]

NOTES

  1. Deemster/Archdeacon/MHK/Attorney General line; Dollough estate
  2. Daniel McYlrea jnr, son of Daniel Mylrea (Deemster) and Margaret Curlett als Parr, baptised 1684 in Ballaugh
  3. Grand father William was the parish Captain of Ballaugh; father Daniel was Attorney General 1690-1695, and Deemster 1695-1724; Daniel jnr was Attorney General 1720, Deemster 1734-1757
  4. Married Lucy Parry about 1715, probably in England; 11 children of whom 5 reached full adulthood
  5. This current contract might be for the land "recently purchased" in 1709 by Daniel McYlrea & his wife Margaret, with an annual Lord's Rent of 8d.
  6. In 1709, the parents of Daniel jnr settled the Dollough estate on their (then) unmarried 25 year old son, Daniel jnr, and bound him to purchase more land (which he did), and to pass everything on as inheritance
  7. This plan came to nought with the son of Daniel jnr (also named Daniel) who died a bachelor and left the Dollough estate to his oldest nephew (also named Daniel) who promptly sold the estate in many parcels in 1777.
  8. CLOSE NE SHUNE = Close of the Rushes

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