Sale - 1762 (Malew)

Know all men by these presents that I Elizabeth Mylrea of Castletown in the parish of KK Malew widow and relict of John Mylrea deceased divers good causes me hereunto moving but more especially for and in consideration of the full and just sum of sixty-three pounds British part whereof to discharge a mortgage on the premises hereafter mentioned and the remainder to me in hand paid at, by and from the hands of my loving brother John Caroon a resident of the Kingdom of Ireland but now in Castletown aforesaid have given, granted, alienated, bargained, passed over and sold and by these presents do give, grant, bargain, alienate, pass over and forever absolutely sell from me my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns all my right, title, property and interest that I now have or ever after may, might or could have in all the my dwelling house and back side with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging lying and situate on the Deemster’s Hill and adjoining to the rent of John Joaghen on the south west and to the worshipful Deemster Taubman’s rent on the north and south and of the annual Abbey rent of one half penny and twelve pence land rent to the said worshipful Deemster Taubman or his assigns for ever to have and to hold unto him the said John Caroon his heirs and assigns the premises aforesaid with all ways, waters, watercourses, easements, liberties and advantages unto the same belonging or in any wise appertaining he the said John Caroon yielding and the annual rents aforesaid with all other dues, duties, boons, suits and services due and payable out of the premises at the times and seasons accustomed and I the said Elizabeth Mylrea do bind and oblige myself my heirs, executors and assigns to uphold, awarrant and defend the premises with the appurtenances against the pretended right, claim or demand of any manner of person or persons whomsoever And for the true and faithful performance hereof and all and singular the premises I the said Elizabeth do bind and oblige myself my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in and under the penalty and forfeiture of two hundred pounds to be levied and paid according to law In testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name this eighteenth day of December one thousand seven hundred and sixty two 1762 Elizabeth Mylrea als Carowne my mark X

Signed and delivered in presence of John Quayle, John Holmes

18th December 1762 Elizabeth Mylrea acknowledged the beforegoing Bill of Sale to be her voluntary act and deed before me John Taubman

At an Abbey Court holden at the Bridge house near Douglas the 12th day of December 1762 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 is therefore allowed of and in the name and in behalf of the most noble John Duke of Atholl Lord of Mann and the Isles and confirmed by this Court PJHeywood

[Ref Oct 176* #94]


  1. Fildraw beg
  2. Isabel/Elizabeth Caroon married John Mylrea jnr in 1746, Malew; Children: Sarah (1747), John (1749), Kath (1751), Thomas (1754). Castletown List of Householders c1757 shows two sons and two daughters in family and that the family had 1 servant
  3. This sale took place after John jnr died. What became of her children or herself is unknown
  4. There is much about the Malew Mylreas of the 1600s and early 1700s that does not hang together so extreme caution must be exercised

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