ASSIGNMENT - 1746 (Braddan/Ballaugh)

Know all men by these presents that I Thomas Mylrea of the parish of KK Braddan with the full consent of Jane Mylrea my wife for the consideration of eight pounds currency of this Isle being the consideration money due unto us upon the Bill of Mortgage which we had from the late Thomas Mylrea of the parish of Ballaugh of a part of his Intack land in the curraugh in the said parish called Ballacooiley Close bearing date the 21st March of 1742 promised to be paid unto us by our friend John Corlet of the said parish of Ballaugh

Have hereby given, granted, delivered up and assigned and by these presents do give, grant, deliver up and assign all our right and title to the premises by virtue of the said mortgage unto the said John Corlet

To have and to hold the premises with all profits and advantages thereof accruing with all ways and waters, and other the appurtenances thereunto pertaining unto him the said John Corlet, his heirs and assigns during the continuance of the said mortgage and until the sum of eight pounds consideration money be fully paid and satisfied by virtue of these presents paying the Lord’s Rent with all boons, suits and services annually incumbent on the premises

And for the true and faithful performance hereof I the said Thomas Mylrea and Jane Mylrea my wife do bind ourselves, heirs and assigns in the penalty of double the value to be levied and paid according to law. As witness our names and marks this 3rd January 1746 Thomas Mylrea my mark X, Jane Mylrea my mark X

Signed and delivered in presence of John Clark his mark X, John Tear

3rd October 1747 Thomas Mylrea and Jane Mylrea acknowledged the within and above Assignment to be their voluntary act and deed. Before me Dan Mylrea

At a Sheading Court holden at Peeltown the 8th October 1747 The within and above Assignment being acknowledged before the Deemster and now published in open Court and no objection offered against it is therefore allowed of and confirmed according to law. ..say, Charles Stanley, John Quayle, William Christian, Dan Mylrea, John Taubman

3rd October 1753 The within mentioned eight pounds and charges is paid me as appears by my discharge on the original Bill of Mortgage John Corlet my mark X. Before me John Quayle (Comp)

[Ref Oct 1747 #43]


  1. Thomas Mylrea of Braddan loaned £8 to Thomas Mylrea of Ballacooiley in 1742
  2. The mortgagee was Thomas Mylrea, husband of Jane Karran, and the mortgagor was Thomas Mylrea, husband of Isabel Killip
  3. The two men were probably second cousins, having a common great grandfather in John de Dollough
  4. The mortgagee assigned this mortgage on 3rd January 1746 to John Corlet, and it was finally settled in 1753 almost a decade after the death of the mortgagee
  5. Three days after this assignment, Thomas purchased purchased lands in Braddan from Edward Tear. It was one of many transactions conducted by Thomas in Braddan and in German over the next two decades

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