JOHN MYLREA jnr to Robert Beren

MORTGAGE - 1747 (Malew)


John Mylrea & wife Elizabeth/Isabel Caroon borrowed £14 against Abbey Land known as Fildraw, adjoining Charles Mylrea's land. John was a cooper in Castletown. Dated 10th October 1747. Cancelled 21st March 1753

[Ref: SSM Oct 1747 #62]


  1. John was the son of Thomas Mylrea & Jony Kinley, born in 1721 in Malew. He was also the second son named John so was referred to as John jnr
  2. He was a cooper in Castletown and died in 1757; his brother, John snr, also a cooper in Castletown died in 1746
  3. John Mylrea and Elizabeth/Isabel Caroon married 1746
  4. Children: Sarah (1747), John (1749), Kath(1751) & Thomas (1754)
  5. When his mother died, she left her assets to John jnr as opposed to John snr or the other brother, Thomas
  6. John jnr repaid this mortgage in 1753 by taking another mortgage, this time for £25
  7. 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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Last updated: Sept 2013