From Summary of Wills, A Manx Notebook

[not 100% sure of year] son Thos Mcillrea exor; dau-i-law Alice Bell; names Jo Corkill, Will Brew, Henry? Brew; witt Jo Corkill clark, Will Brew?


  1. The earliest Mylrea will for Malew
  2. Old enough to be a mother-in-law so born c1550
  3. Annas might well have been the matriarch of a family of Mylreas who endured in Malew for nearly two centuries
  4. The will of her daughter in law, Alice, identifies 5 children: Finlo, Thomas, Isabel, John, Hugh  
  5. There is much about the Malew Mylreas of the 1600s and early 1700s that does not hang together so extreme caution must be exercised
  6. For further insights into the Malew Mylreas, please refer to Mylreas in Ballaquaile and Fildraw

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