At a Chapter Court holden at Castletown 26th October 1809 Charles Mylrea bachelor of the parish of Rushen having departed this life on or about the 22nd day of June last past intestate and the Court having received intelligence thereof hath deemed his sister Margaret administrator of all and singular his goods, rights, credits, chattels and effects moveable and immoveable whatever Peter Christian husband of Margaret aforesaid is thereupon sworn well and truly to administer the same to pay all just debts of the said intestate so far forth as the goods will extend and the law bind and to these ends he hath given pledges in form of law namely John Kneen and Thomas Corkill both of Rushen

Decretum est Thomas Cubbon?

1810 April 26th Thomas Cottier claims British £30/0/0


  1. Youngest son of Thomas Mylrea & Elizabeth Shimmin born 1754 Malew
  2. Six siblings: Jony 1747, John 1749, Deborah 1752, Elizabeth 1757-1757, Catherine 1759, Margaret 1762. Last two born in Rushen
  3. Four children named in Elizabeth's 1781 will [Jony, Deborah, Charles, Margaret] suggests other three had already died
  4. No concrete evidence as to father Thomas's fate. The Thomas Mylrea given as pledge for Elizabeth's will suggests that he was still alive. He was probably the Thomas Mylrea who died in Rushen 1801
  5. Jony (died 1797), Deborah (died 1802) & Charles (died 1809) continued to live in Rushen, none marrying
  6. Margaret married Peter Christian 1892, Rushen and had several children - Thomas (1795-1802), John (1797), Margaret (1800), Isabel (1802)
  7. Daughter Margaret had an illegitimate child named John Cannell in 1825, fathered by James Cannell (ref
  8. 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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