JOHN McYLREA vs Thomas Quaille

Dispute - 1660 (Michael)

Copied from Joyce Oates' Archdeacon Wills 1600-1618 because it was embedded on p5 of a 755 page .pdf document

Whereas Thomas Quaille claimeth and alledgeth that his father Gubbon Quaille pmissed at the daye of his handfastinge unto hym the on half of his wheat crope, The pties all (viz) the said Thomas John McIlrea and Katherin Cowley haith reffered the pmisse thereof to the oath of Donold Quaill who hath sworne the same and for the Devision thereof and consideracon wher the crope be better at this Instant or at the tyme pmisse all the said pties willinglie haith informed themselves to the order and arbitriment of foure men (vz) Phillip Corlod Thomas Corlod, Jo: Stean and Willm Quine and haith bond themselves in the penaltie of x£ [10£] to her maties --- to stand thereby wch foure men haith ordered that the said Thomas Quaile shall have the on halfe of the crope as it nowe is the other half quarter to the said Katherin Cowley and the other quarter be twixt of John McIlrea one the on syd and Thomas Quaile and his sistores one the other syd and to witness the same entrie of the said ptes hand put their signs manuell as also the four men have subscribed their names Notte that this order was appointed to be taken by the consent of the Demster and vic: gen----- The names of the foure men Phillip Corlod, Thomas Corlod, John Steane, William Quine, [See previous will]: Notte that this order was appointed to be taken by the consent of the Demster and vic: gen----- The names of the foure men Phillip Corlod, Thomas Corlod, John Steane, William Quine

NOTES

  1. This is the first couple named John Mylrea and Catherine Cowley; the second almost a century later
  2. This document was amongst Ballaugh wills so presumably the event was in Ballaugh. The second couple came from Michael

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