SALE - 1745 (Ballaugh)

Know all men by these presents that I Isabel Killip als Mylrea of the parish of Ballaugh divers good causes and reasons me hereunto moving but chiefly and more especially for and in consideration of the full and just sum of two pounds ten shillings current money to be paid unto me at the time of the worshipful Deemster’s attestation hereunto from the hands of my brother William Killip now of the foresaid parish

Have given, granted, bargained, alienated, passed over and sold and by these presents do give, grant, bargain, alienate, pass over and forever absolutely sell all my whole right, title, interest, property, claim and demand whatsoever of and unto a certain part or parcel of a quarter of land situate and lying in the parish of KK Andreas and commonly known by the name of Dhowin adjoining on the north side to John Cannell’s land, on the east to Smayle’s land, and on the south-west to Daniel Tear’s land, the said parcel bearing the yearly Lord’s Rent of 7/6, from me, my heirs, executors and administrators

To have and to hold unto him the said William Killip, his heirs, executors and administrators the said parcel of land called the Dhowin with all ways, waters, watercourses, easements, liberties, profits and advantages unto the same belonging or in any ways appertaining or commonly use, occupied or enjoyed as part or member of the same forever, commencing from the day of the date hereof, he the said William Killip, his heirs and assigns paying the yearly Lord’s Rent with all other suits and services incumbent on the said premises

And I the said Isabel Mylrea doth bind and oblige myself, heirs and executors to act and do all and every other thing and things necessary for his, the said William Killip’s better security in the premises

And for the true and faithful performance hereof I the said Isabel Mylrea als Killip do hereby firmly bind and oblige myself, heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in the penalty of ten pounds sterling to be levied according to law.

As witness my name and mark this 1st day of March 1745. Isabel Mylrea als Killip X

Signed and delivered in presence of Thomas Clark X, William Corlett

19th April 1746 Isabel Mylrea acknowledged the within and above Bill of Sale to be her voluntary act and deed and also to be paid the consideration monies therein mentioned. Before me Dan Mylrea

We the Setting Quest of Andreas upon viewing the within said parcel of Quarterland do settle thereon the yearly rent of seven pence half penny. As witness our names and marks May the 20th 1746. William Lace my mark X, William Radcliffe my mark X, William Cowley my mark X, Philip Radcliffe my mark X

At a Sheading Court holden at Peeltown the 23rd May 1746 The within Bill of Sale being acknowledged before the Deemster and now openly published in Court and no objection offered against them is therefore allowed of and confirmed according to law. .. Bridson, John Quayle, William Christian, Dan Mylrea, John Taubman

Ref NSS May 1746 #25


  1. Isabel Killip was the widow of Thomas Mylrea who inherited Ballacooiley estate in Ballaugh. Her husband Thomas died in 1744
  2. Her son John inherited Ballacooiley after his father died, even though he (John) was only 6 years old. His mother and uncle Nicholas Mylrea snr kept the estate going until John was old enough to take responsibility
  3. John married Jane Clark in 1758, and had 12 children: John (b1759) married Ellinor Corlett, Daniel (b1761) & Mary Hughes, Isabel (b1763) & Patrick Cowley, Jane (b1765) & James Corlett, Margaret (b1767) & Thomas Corlett, Ellinor (b1774) & John Caley, Ann (b1776) & John Corlett; Thomas (b1769) & Mary (b1772) died of smallpox within days of eachother in 1773; William (b1771), & Thomas (b1779) died in infancy. Wife Jane died 1803
  4. His father had sold and mortgaged parts of his Ballacooiley inheritance during his stewardship. When he died, John's father left mortgages worth over £50 plus interest

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