SALE - 1739 (Andreas)

Know all men by these presents that I Thomas Mylrea and Isabel Mylrea als Killip my wife for the consideration of four pounds ten shillings to be paid us at the worshipful Deemster’s attestation of these presents by our loving brother William Killip of the parish of Andreas have alienated, passed over and sold and by these presents do alienate, pass over and forever absolutely sell from us, our heirs and assigns unto our said brother William Killip, his heirs and assigns all our right and title unto a certain part of the Quarterland of Loudis (Loedest?) situate in the said parish of KK Andreas commonly called by the name of Crott e Yhrooink rooih of the yearly Lord’s Rent of one shilling to have and to hold the premises unto him the said William Killip, his heirs and assigns with all its appurtenances taking commencement from the date of these presents he the said William Killip paying our right honourable Lord’s Rent aforesaid at the accustomed ........... with all boons, suits and services actually incumbent on the premises and it is agreed that Thomas Killip, the father of the said William Killip, shall have the profits of the premises during his life in regard that he is to pay the consideration money above mentioned. For the faithful performance of the foregoing Bill of Sale and Agreement the foresaid Thomas Mylrea and Isabel Mylrea als Killip my wife and William Killip, our brother, do hereby bind ourselves, heirs and assigns in the penalty of ten pounds to be paid according to law. As witness our names and marks this 1st of May 1739. Thomas Mylrea my mark X, Isabel Mylrea als Killip X, William Killip my mark X

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

9th May 1839 Thomas Mylrea, Isabel Mylrea and William Killip acknowledged the above Bill of Sale and Agreement to be their voluntary act and deed. Before me Dan Mylrea

At a Sheading Court holden at Peeltown the 9th May 1740 The within Bill of Sale and Agreement having been acknowledged before the Deemster and now openly published in Court and no objection offered against them are therefore allowed of and confirmed according to law. J. Murray, Charles Stanley, John Quayle, Dan Mylrea, John Taubman

[Ref May 1740 #25]


  1. Inherited Ballacooiley when his uncle John died in 1739, without issue
  2. This sale might be for land he acquired in his marriage (to Isabel Killip)
  3. Thomas was the son of William Mylrea & Isabel Killip
  4. Thomas born 1707, married Isabel Killip 1734 Ballaugh and had six children. Only two surviving (John b1738, Mary b1744) when he died aged 35. Daughter Mary died 1748
  5. Thomas's son John was 6 when Thomas died. The boy inherited no only the estate, but the four mortgages his father had taken out
  6. Thomas's brother Nicholas Mylrea snr was probably the guiding influence for the boy. Helped him mortgage parts of the farm when he was 14 years old
  7. Ballacooiley stayed in the family, John married Jane Clark in 1758 and Mylrea line of succession continued
  8. After Thomas's death, Isabel Mylrea als Killip married William Caine 1747
  9. Mother Catherine Cowle married William Stephan 1737 after first husband died in 1733

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