Sale - 1758 (Malew)

Know all men by these presents that I Charles McYlrea and Mary my wife of the parish of KK Malew divers good causes us hereunto moving but more especially for and in consideration of the full and just sum of thirty-one pounds Manks currency to be paid in manner following Fifteen pounds to be paid at the worshipful Deemster’s attestation and the remainder sixteen pounds to be paid at the redemption of a mortgage on the premises at, by and from the hands of Robert Quayle of the said parish have given, granted, bargained, alienated, passed over and sold and do by these presents give, grant, bargain, pass over and forever absolutely sell from us our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns all the right title interest and property that we now have, ever hereafter may, might or could have of, in and unto a certain part or parcel of our estate of Fildraw called and known by the name of Inylak and the Moaney the said parcels being Abbey lands and commencing from the day and date hereof and of such proportionable rent as shall be settled thereon by the Setting Quest and the said parcels adjoining to Ballaquaile rent on the north and to John Bridson’s rent on the east and south and to Robert Quayle’s own rent and to Charles McYlrea’s rent on the west to have and to hold unto him the said Robert Quayle his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns the beforementioned premises with its appurtenances with all ways, waters and watercourses, easements, liberties, profits, commodities and advantages to the premises in anywise respectively belonging or appertaining he the said Robert Quayle yielding and paying the annual rent with all other dues and duties, suits and services due and payable out of the premises at the usual times and seasons accustomed and I the said Charles McYlrea and Mary my wife do hereby bind and oblige ourselves our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to uphold, maintain, awarrant and defend the premises against the pretended right, title, claim or demand of any person or persons whomsoever the rights of the Right Honourable Lord excepted and also to obtain the worshipful Deemster’s attestation and the honourable Court’s confirmation to the present Deed of Sale and also to do and to perform all other act or acts, thing or things, that shall in law be necessary or requisite to be done to strengthen these presents as an absolute sale and conveyance on the beforementioned premises and for the true and faithful performance of all and singular the premises I the said Charles McYlrea and Mary my wife do bind and oblige ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in the penalty and forfeiture of eighty pounds to be paid in the nature of all fines according to law As witness our hands and marks this 28th day of February 1758 Charles McYlera, Mary McYlrea X

Signed and delivered in presence of Nicholas Harrison, Nicholas Taggart my X, John Quayle

12th April 1758 Charles McYlrea and Mary McYlrea acknowledged the within and above Bill of Sale to be their voluntary act and deed and also to be paid fifteen pounds of the consideration money therein mentioned before me John Taubman

At an Abbey Court holden at Ballasalley 27th May 1758 the beforegoing Bill of Sale being acknowledged before the Deemster and now openly published in Court and no objection offered against it the same is therefore allowed of and confirmed according to law Basil Cochrane, John Taubman, Dan Lace, Dan Mylrea, John Quayle, John Frissel

Know all men by these presents that I Charles McYlrea of Fildraw in the parish of KK Malew doth acknowledge to have received from Robert Quayle jnr of said parish of KK Malew the full and just sum of sixteen pounds which is the balance of account due upon a Bill of Sale from said McYlrea to Robert Quayle as aforesaid and I the said McYlrea doth hereby discharge the said Quayle from having any further encumbrance upon the same Bill of Sale dated in the year our Lord 1758 Witness my name and mark this 3rd December 1759

Charles McYlrea Witnesses present Thomas Cubbon my X, William ………..

14th February 1760 Charles McYlrea acknowledged the above receipt and discharge to be his proper act and deed before me John Taubman

Recorded for safe custody and annexed to the original Bill of Sale this 19th day of February 1760 by me John Quayle (comp)

[Ref: SSS May 1758 #122]


  1. Fildraw
  2. Charles jnr was the only surviving son born to Charles McYlrea snr & Margaret (als Kewley?)
  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 in infancy; the fate of the other sons is unknown
  5. Yet another sale of Fildraw land to settle a prior mortgage, and also give some cash to Charles.
  6. There is much about the Malew Mylreas of the 1600s and early 1700s that does not hang together so extreme caution must be exercised
  7. For further insights into the Malew Mylreas, please refer to Mylreas in Ballaquaile and Fildraw

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Last updated: August 2013