SALE - 1850 (Lonan)

Know all men by these presents that I Daniel Mylroie of Laxey Glen together with Mary Mylroie alias Tear my wife of the parish of KK Lonan for divers good causes and reasons us here unto moving but chiefly and more especially for the sum of twenty pounds British to us in hand paid and satisfied at, by and from the Laxey Mining Company through Captain Rowe the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have therefore given, granted, bargained, alienated, passed over and sold and by these presents do give, grant, bargain, alienate, pass over and forever absolutely sell from us, our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns unto them the said Laxey Mining Company their heirs, executors, administrators and assigns all and singular our right, title, interest and property we have and do hold in and unto a certain house in said Laxey Glen in the parish aforesaid and bounded on the south-east by our own rent, and in the south-west by the road leading from said mines to Laxey and on the north-west by the rent of the said Laxey Mining Company and on the north-east by the river running from said mines to Laxey the said boundaries are already marked and agreed upon by the parties to have and to hold unto them the said Laxey Mining Company, their heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns the before mentioned, granted and sold premises with all ways, waters, watercourses, easements, rights, members and appurtenances to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining commencing possession on the date hereof and we the said Daniel Mylroie and Mary Mylroie for ourselves, our heirs and assigns that we have good right and full power to sell and dispose of the same and shall and will uphold, warrant, maintain and defend the same unto them the said Laxey Mining Company, their heirs and assigns free from the claim, challenge, debt, encumbrance and demand of all person or persons soever. For the true and faithful performance hereof we the said Daniel Mylroie and Mary Mylroie do bind and oblige ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in and under the penalty of forty pounds British to be levied and paid according to law. As witness our names hereunto subscribed this the eighth day of March 1850. Daniel Mylroie, Mearey Ann Mylroie

Signed and delivered in presence of Robert Kelly, Thomas Jenkinson

At Douglas 31 August 1850 Robert Kelly one of the witnesses to the foregoing Deed of Sale made oath on the Holy Evangelist that Daniel Mylroie and Mary Ann Mylroie the executing parties thereto duly signed the same in presence of deponent and of Thomas Jenkinson the other witness. Before me ……

Register Office 31 August I certify that the foregoing Deed was this day at the hour of twelve o’clock noon received by me at this Office for the purpose of being registered and recorded according to law and that the same is entered in the Requisition Book 2, page 133, No. 1057. J.C.B Watts, D.R.

[Ref: Aug 1850 #29]


  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 reveals that in addition to his own home, Daniel possessed at least one other house in Laxey. Twenty-one years earlier, he purchased a house from George Stowell which he subsequently used to get a mortgage

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