JOHN MYLREA snr to PATRICK CAINE

SALE - 1779 (Ballaugh)

Know all men by these presents that I John Mylrea of Ballne Cooilley in the parish of Ballaugh with the joint consent and free approbation of Jane Mylrea otherwise Clark my wife divers good causes and reasons us hereunto moving but chiefly and more especially for and in consideration for the just and complete sum of forty-seven pounds Manx currency to be paid and satisfied unto us at or upon the tenth day of October next ensuing the date hereof at, by and from the hands of Patrick Caine of the parish of Jurby have given, granted, alienated, bargained, passed over and sold and by these presents do give, grant, alienate, bargain, and forever absolutely sell unto him the said Patrick Caine, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns all and singular our north part or parcel of that part of our Intack land called Close Val ne Cooilley adjoining the watercourse or drain on the north, the land of John Tear of Jurby on the west, our own lands on the south and east separated on the south aforesaid from our said lands by a hedge and on the east by a line to be drawn from the east end of the sand hedge northward to a mark this day set by said parties a small space or distance from the highway the premises situate in the parish of Ballaugh of such yearly Lord’s Rent as the Setting Quest shall proportion and adjust thereon to have and to hold unto him the said Patrick Caine his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns from us the said John Mylrea and Jane my wife, our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns the said premises with all its ways, waters, watercourses, liberties and all and every the appurtenances in anywise appertaining together with free and unmolested access from said purchased lands to said highway to pass and repass on that small parcel of land between said purchased premises which said parcel or easement is to be an easement between the present and future proprietors or said close to pass and repass thereon on all occasions whatever as well for the proprietors of said purchase and also for the proprietors of the rest of said Close or Intack land forever as aforesaid commencing from the 10th day of October next ensuing the date hereof he the said Patrick Caine, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns yielding and paying the Lord’s Rent of said premises with all boons, suits and services annually incumbent thereon and I the said John Mylrea and Jane Mylrea my wife do hereby firmly bind and oblige ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to uphold, awarrant and defend him the said Patrick Caine, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in the peaceable possession of said premises against the pretended right, claim, property, challenge or demand of any person or persons to the same forever and for the faithful performance of all and singular this Deed of Sale, I the said John Mylrea and Jane Mylrea otherwise Clark my wife hereby firmly bind and oblige ourselves our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in the penalty of ninety and four pounds sterling. As witness our names and marks this 26th day of July 1779.

Note before the signing of these presents I the said John Mylrea and Jane my said wife do hereby reserve out of said purchase sufficient road for said John Tear of Jurby to his purchased parcel in said Close Val ne Cooilley on the north side of said Patrick Caine’s purchased premises by the water drain to pass and repass thereon on all occasions whatever in all respects as the same was granted to him the said John Tear in his Deed of Sale passed over by us the said John Mylrea and Jane Mylrea unto him of this ............... forever.

John Mylrea my mark X, Jane Mylrea als Clark my mark X

Signed and delivered in presence of us William Tear my mark X, Dan Stephen

22nd November 1779 John Mylrea and Jane Mylrea the executing parties acknowledged the before written Bill of Sale to be their proper act and deed and to be fully paid the consideration money therein mentioned. Before me Robert Farrant

The Setting Quest of the parish of Ballaugh are hereby ordered to proportion and settle the Chief Rent on the granted premises before mentioned whereof all proper parties are to have due notice to attend the Setting Quest. Before me Thomas Moore

We the Setting Quest of Ballaugh do settle and proportion on the premises mentioned in foresaid Bill of Sale to bear and pay the yearly Lord’s Rent of two pence halfpenny and this we return for our answer. As witness our subscription this 31st of July 1780. John Corlet, William Corlett Thomas Craine, John Craine

At a Baron Court holden at KK Michael the 2nd day of September 1780 for the parishes of Michael, Ballaugh and Jurby the before written Bill of Sale being acknowledged before the High Bailiff of Peeltown and now openly published in Court and no objection offered against it the same is therefore allowed of for and in the name of the most noble John, Duke of Atholl, Lord of the Manor of Mann and the Isles and confirmed by this Court. Robert Heywood

[Ref: SSS May 1780 #29]

NOTES

  1. John inherited Ballacooiley after his father Thomas died in 1744, although he (John) was only 6 years old. His mother Isabel als Killip and uncle Nicholas Mylrea snr kept the estate going until John was old enough to take responsibility
  2. John married Jane Clark in 1758, and had 13 children: John (b1759) married Ellinor Corlett, Daniel (b1761) & Mary Hughes, Isabel (b1763) & Patrick Cowley, Jane (b1765) & James Corlett, Margaret (b1767) & Thomas Corlett, Ellinor (b1774) & John Caley, Ann (b1781) & John Corlett; Thomas (b1769) & Mary (b1772) died of smallpox within days of eachother in 1773; William (b1771), Ann (b1776) & Thomas (b1779) died in infancy. Wife Jane died 1803
  3. His father had sold and mortgaged parts of his Ballacooiley inheritance during his stewardship. When he died, John's father left mortgages worth over £50 plus interest

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