MORTGAGE - 1744 (Malew)

Know all men by these presents that I Charles McYlrea of KK Malew and Mary my wife do hereby acknowledge to be fully endebted unto William Stole of the said parish in the full and just sum of thirty-three pounds tens shillings and seven pence which sum we do hereby oblige ourselves our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to pay with lawful interest unto him the said William Stole his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns at or before the end or expiration of five years and for the said Stole's better security of the said sum together with the interest to be paid as aforesaid we do hereby deliver to him by way of counter security all of the right, title or interest that we now have or hereafter may have unto the estate or parcel of Abbey lands in the said parish called or known by the name of Fildraw mooar by him the said Stole his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to be held, possessed and enjoyed in manner aforesaid without the molestation or hindrance of me the said Charles McYlrea jnr and Mary my wife our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns and for the true and faithful performance hereof and everything herein contained we do hereby bind and oblige ourselves our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in the penalty or forfeiture of seventy pounds to be paid according to law As witness my our hand and mark to our names this 3rd day of May 1744 Charles McYlrea, Mary McYlrea my mark X

Signed and delivered in presence of us John Taubman, Rich Scarff my mark X

23rd May 1744 Charles McYlrea and Mary McYlrea his wife acknowledged the above Bond and Security to be their voluntary act and deed before me John Taubman

At an Abbey Court holden at Ballasalley the 16th October 1744 the within Bond and Security being acknowledged before the Deemster and now openly published in Court and no objection offered against them are therefore allowed of and confirmed according to law .... Gimbsay?, Dan Mylrea, John Taubman, Charles Stanley, John Quayle, William Christian

William Stole the mortgagee doth hereby acknowledge to have received the full consideration money of this mortgage and all the charges attending the same and doth therefore cancel this Deed As witness his hand this 6th June 1747 Willia Stole Before William Curghey, Dan McYlrea (comps & clue probate)

[Ref: SSM Oct 1744 #67]


  1. Fildraw
  2. Charles jnr was the only surviving son of Charles Mylrea & Margaret Bridson, baptised 1718
  3. He married Mary Bell als Bridson c1736; five children Charles (1738-1741), John (1740), Robert (1742), William (1746), Thomas (1750)
  4. Mary died 1782; Charles jnr 1792. Son Charles died aged three, the fates of the other sons not known
  5. Having executed 3 sales in 1741, probably to meet his father's financial demands, Charles has now mortgaged the Fildraw estate in this contract
  6. William Stole, the mortgagee, had previously bought the Ballaquale estate of the Martin Mylrea family (1735) as well as the Creggans, from Charles jnr in 1740
  7. There is much about the Malew Mylreas of the 1600s and early 1700s that does not hang together so extreme caution must be exercised
  8. For further insights into the Malew Mylreas, please refer to Mylreas in Ballaquaile and Fildraw

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