THOMAS McYLROY 1717 Braddan

Douglas 1717 Oct 27th

This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Thomas McYlroy who departed this life about the 26th of September last being of perfect mind and memory at the making thereof. He left all his worldly goods jointly betwixt his wife Ann McYlroy and his step-daughter Jony Kelly.

Witnesses John Cottiman, William Curlod ] jurati

The executors sworn in form of law

Pledges to secure the Office etc Philip Clague


  1. Crowe's analysis of early Braddan land holders "Thomas Mylroi & Ann Mylroi alias Kelly alias Cain his wife, with Jony Kelly & Elinor Kelly her daughters; Ann's right assumed to have been inherited from Gilbert Cain, who held this rent 1671"
  2. From Thomas's will, it would seem that he had no children of his own. Nothing at all is known about him other than that in 1705 he was recorded as occupying allotment 16/08, which was close to allotments occupied by others of the Mylrea clan who had no discernable link to Thomas (See

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