Will - 1781 (Lonan)


At a Chapter Court holden at KK ..... the 18th day of June 1781 William Mylroii having departed this life on or about the 3rd day of February 1781 last part intestate the Court upon intelligence thereof hath decreed his six children namely Margaret, Esther, Mary, Ellinor, Ann & Jane Mylroii joint administrators of all his goods and chattels moveable and immoveable whatever, who being all under age John Mylroii and David Mylroii their uncles by the father’s side are sworn their guardians and supervisors and consent that Elizabeth Mylroii the widow shall have the tuition of the dead’s part of the said children and their goods whereupon she is likewise sworn guardian of the said children to return a perfect Inventory of the goods and effects of the said intestate to the Registry of this Court, to pay his just debts so far forth as the said goods will extend and the law shall bind her and hath given pledges in form of law namely the said John Mylroii and David Mylroii

Decretum est et


Charles Crebbin, William Clucas

A perfect Inventory of the effects of William Myleroi of the parish of KK Lonan who departed this life 3rd February 1781 appraised by four sworn men namely William Callow, John Cowill, John Hendrick and Robert Clague as follows:

To a mare 10 years old

To a loom [etc]

At a Chapter Court holden at Marown 18th Jan 1781 returned by Elizabeth Mylroi the executrix. Calcott Heywood Episcopal Registrar


  1. Buried 5th February 1781, Lonan, aged about 34
  2. Baptised 28th Sept 1746, the son of Richard Mylroie & Mary Quark, Richard's third wife
  3. Married Elizabeth Callow 14th December 1771. Six daughters: Margaret (1772), Esther (1774), Mary (1775), Ellinor (1777), Ann (1779), Jane (1781)
  4. Uncles John & David correspond with Richard Mylroies 1749 will 'which mentions sons John & David (& William & Thomas & Richard jnr)
  5. Wife Elizabeth died 1788; daughters Ellinor & Jane not identified in Elizabeth's will so presumably they had died between 1781 and 1788
  6. Esther might have married James Carrett in Braddan in 1800
  7. This branch of the Lonan Mylroie clan had no male descendants
  8. There is frequently confusion between this William Mylroie, b 1746, and his cousin William Mylroie b1754
  9. Lonan parish registers from the early 1700s are far from complete so extreme caution must be exercised when attempting to draw conclusions about these families and their relationships

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