SALE - 1777 (Ballaugh)

Know all men by these presents that I Daniel Mylrea of the town of Douglas in the Isle of Man, gentleman, nephew and heir at law of Daniel Mylrea esq late of Castletown in the said Isle, Deemster, deceased, and also executor and residuary legatee named in the last will and testament of the said Daniel Mylrea deceased by and with the consent and approbation of Leonora Mylrea otherwise Heywood my wife for and in consideration of the sum of eighty pounds to be unto me secured to be paid upon the twelfth day of November next by Patrick Corlet of the parish of Ballaugh in the said Isle have granted, bargained and sold, aliened and confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain and sell, alien and confirm, unto him the said Patrick Corlet his heirs and assigns forever all those fields or parcels of lands situated in the said parish of Ballaugh commonly called Corraig’s Fields containing by the survey thereof thirty-three acres, one rood and thirty-eight perches be the same more or less with all profits, commodities, advantages, hereditaments, ways, waters, watercourses, easements, liberties and appurtenances whatsoever to the said premises belonging, or in any wise appertaining and also the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders of the said premises and of every part thereof and all the estate, right, title, interest, claim and demand whatsoever of me the said Daniel Mylrea of, in and to the said premises and every part thereof to have and to hold the said parcels of land and all and singular the premises above mentioned and every part and parcel of the same with the appurtenances unto him the said Patrick Corlet his heirs and assigns to the only proper use and behalf of him the said Patrick Corlet his heirs and assigns from the said twelfth day of November next ensuing the date hereof forever he the said Patrick Corlet his heirs and assigns yielding and paying yearly and every year the annual Lord’s Rent with all boons, suits and services due and payable out of the said premises and I the said Daniel Mylrea do covenant, promise and agree to and with the said Patrick Corlet that I the said Daniel Mylrea my heirs and assigns shall awarrant and defend the said premises and their appurtenances unto him the said Patrick Corlet his heirs and assigns against the claim, challenge or demand of all and every person or persons whomsoever and for the true and faithful performance of this Deed of Sale I the said Daniel Mylrea and Leonora my wife do bind and oblige ourselves our heirs, executors and administrators in the penalty of one hundred and sixty pounds sterling. As witness our names this fifth day of September 1777. Daniel Mylrea, Leonora Mylrea

Signed and delivered in presence of us Thomas Craine, John Hughes

20th February 1778 The said Daniel Mylrea and Leonora Mylrea acknowledge this Deed of Sale to be their proper and voluntary act and deed and that the consideration money therein mentioned is paid and satisfied. Before me Thomas Moore

We the Setting Quest of Ballaugh do settle and proportion on the within mentioned Deed of Sale to bear and pay the yearly Lord’s Rent of four shillings and this we return as our answer. As witness our subscription this 25th of July 1780. William Corlett, John Corlett, John Craine, Thomas Craine

At a Baron Court holden at at KK Michael the 2nd day of August 1780 The before written Deed of Sale being acknowledged before the Deemster and now openly published in Court and no objection offered against it the same therefore is allowed of, for and in the name and behalf of the most noble John, Duke of Atholl, Lord of the Manor of Mann and the Isles and confirmed by this Court. Robert Heywood

[Ref: NSS May 1780 #24]


  1. Daniel Mylrea was the son of Thomas Mylrea & Rose Savage, baptised Peel 1750
  2. His was the Deemster/Archdeacon/MHK/Attorney General line of Mylreas; Dollough estate
  3. Daniel's father died in 1759 and Daniel received a significant inheritance at the time
  4. His bachelor uncle (Daniel the Deemster) died 1775, leaving Daniel his main beneficiary. This is one of many parcels of the heriditary Mylrea estate which Daniel sold at this time, returning about £3,000
  5. These sales signalled the end of Mylrea ownership of the fabled Dollough, occupied by the Mylrea clan since records began

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