WILLIAM MYLREA 1893 Will Andreas

The last will and testament of William Mylrea Andreas village being of sound mind, memory and understanding thereof do order and ordain the disposal of my goods in the way and manner following: I leave and bequeath to my beloved wife during her natural life time all my real estate namely dwelling house, smithy, and outhouses and garden. I leave an bequeath to my beloved son Thomas Daniel all my right, title and interest in the aforesaid property to be possessed by him at the demise of my beloved wife, I nominate and appoint my beloved wife whole and sole executrix and residuary legatee of all my goods and chattels moveable and immoveable of whatsoever nature and wheresoever found. As witness my subscription this seventh day of July 1893. William Mylrea Signed and published in presence of John James Radcliffe, James Knight WILLIAM MYLREA ANDREAS In the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man Common Law division, Testamentary jurisdiction To his honour Deemster Gill of the said division The humble petition of Mary Mylrea of the parish of Andreas, widow Showeth that petitioner’s husband William Mylrea late of the parish of Andreas blacksmith departed this life or or about the 9th day of July last past having first made and executed his last will and testament in writing bearing date the seventh day of July one thousand, eight hundred and ninety-three whereof he appointed petitioner sole executrix. That petitioner is desirous of obtaining probate of the said will Whereof petitioner prays a hearing hereof and that your honour be pleased to grant probate of the said will to her or to some other fit and proper person and petitioner will pray. C.B. ….. Advocate for the petitioner Ordered that this petitioner do come on to be heard before me at a Court to be holden at Ramsey on Monday the 27th day of November 1893 whereof all proper persons and parties are to have due notice. Given this 25th day of November 1893. …. Gill In Her Majesty’s High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man Common Law division, Testamentary jurisdiction At a Court holden at Ramsey on the 27th day of November 1893 The annexed paper writing dated the 7th July 1893 having been proved to be the last will and testament of William Mylrea late of the parish of Andreas, blacksmith, deceased who died on the 9th day of July 1893 Mary Mylrea of the parish of Andreas aforesaid, widow, the relict of the testator the executrix therein named is sworn well and truly to fulfill and execute the same and to administer the personal estate of the said deceased according to law. ….. Gill, a judge of the said Court

NOTES

  1. William was the youngest son of Thomas Mylrea & Margaret Cowin. He was born in Braddan in 1827
  2. He married Mary Mylrea in Michael in 1850 and the couple soon moved to Andreas where he was a blacksmith
  3. William & Mary had 10 children:
    • William (1851-1854)
    • John (1852-1921), migrated to Australia
    • Mary Ann (1854-1885)
    • Margaret (1857-1923), migrated to USA
    • William (1858-1861)
    • Thomas Daniel (1861-1947)
    • Philip Herbert (1863-1864)
    • William Frederick (1865-1942), migrated to South Africa
    • Elizabeth Jane (1867-1942)
    • Frances Emily(1870- 1904)
  4. Mary's Mylrea family originated at Ballacooley in Ballaugh. Her parents were John Mylrea & Isabella Quayle
  5. Mary came from Michael, where her father farmed at Cronk Urleigh
  6. Mary's father lived with William & Mary after the death of his wife

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