PURCHASE - 1829 (Lonan)

Know all men by these presents that George Stowell of the town of Douglas for and in consideration of the sum of eighteen pounds British to him in hand paid by Daniel Molroy of the parish of Lonan the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath given, granted, bargained and sold and by these presents doth give, grant, bargain and forever absolutely sell unto the said Daniel Mylroy all and singular that dwelling house and garden situate in the parish of Lonan aforesaid known by the name of Corjeen’s Garden bounded on the north by the lands of William Molroie, on the east by the lands of William Fargher, on the south by the property of Thomas Fargher, and on the west by the road leading from Laxey towards Glenroy and of the annual Lord’s Rent of eightpence or thereabouts to have and to hold the same with all appurtenances thereto belonging unto the said Daniel Molroy, his heirs and assigns from the day of the date of these presents forever,he the said Daniel Molroy, his heirs, executors and administrators paying the Lord’s Rent aforesaid and performing all boons, suits and services annually incumbent on the said premises and for the true and faithful performance of these presents the said George Stowell doth bind and oblige himself, his heirs, executors and administrators in and under the penalty of thirty-six pounds British to be levied and paid according to law. In witness whereof the said George Stowell has hereunto subscribed his name the tenth day of January one thousand, eight hundred and twenty-nine. G. Stowell

Signed and delivered in presence of Thomas Freer, Thomas Christian

At Douglas 4 July 1829 George Stowell the executing party to the foregoing Deed of Sale acknowledged the same to be his proper act and deed. Before me ……………

At a Court Baron holden at Douglas the 26 April 1834 The foregoing Deed of Sale having been acknowledged before a High Bailiff and now openly published in Court and no objection offered against it the same is ordered to be recorded. .............

[Ref: NSS May 1834 # 56]


  1. Laxey Glen - Glen Road
  2. Daniel Mylroie was the son of David Mylroie jnr & Catherine Quayle, and baptised in 1805
  3. Daniel married Mary Ann Teare in Patrick in 1829, and they had 8 children although only 3 daughters and 1 son were mentioned in Mary Ann's 1871 will
    • John 1830, a builder, married Sarah Ball. He died a few days after his father
    • Mary Ann 1833, had a child out of wedlock, married James Lawson, a miner
    • Ann, no baptismal record, 1836ish married Robert Corlett, a miner
    • Thomas 1840-1855
    • Margaret 1841
    • Catherine 1842, married Joseph Cannell, a miner
    • Lenora 1844
    • Isabella 1845-1849
  4. After Mary Ann died in 1871, Daniel remarried, to Jane Lowry 1874
  5. Daniel was a shoemaker by trade but did very well in his business life. He had properties and was a money lender
  6. This transaction is the first surviving document of what might have been the start of Daniel's business enterprise. It was also the year that the family's estate was settled upon Daniel's oldest brother, James jnr, and the year that Daniel married Mary Ann Teare in Patrick
  7. In 1841, Daniel mortgaged this property, perhaps to fund further purchases
  8. When he died, he left and array of properties and mortgages for his legatees to enjoy

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