JAMES MYLREA 1794 Andreas

Andreas, Isle of Man

At a Consistory Court holden at the Court House in the parish of KK Michael on the 27th day of February in the year of Our Lord one thousand and seven hundred and ninety-four

James Mylrea (bachelor) formerly of the parish of Kirk Andreas within this island but late a mariner on board the Hope Cutter of Liverpool ....... Kneal Master having perished at sea on or about the twenty third day of January last past intestate and this Court having received intelligence thereof hath decreed his mother Ellinor Mylrea and his brethren namely Daniel, Thomas, and Basil Mylrea as also his sister namely Lucy Quayle als Mylrea and Catherine Quayle a daughter of Catherine Quayle als Mylrea deceased another sister of the intestate joint administrators of all and singular his goods, rights, credits, chattels and effects moveable and immoveable whatever that are within this diocese and the said Daniel Mylrea being present in Court he is thereupon sworn well and truly to administer the estate of his intestate to pay all his just debts so far forth as his goods and effects will extend and the law shall bind to return a perfect inventory of the said goods and effects to the Registry of this Court and to be faithful and just to his absent co-administrators in the division of the residium of the said estate to which ends he has given pledges in form of law namely Thomas Allen of Ballavarry and William Radcliffe both of the parish of KK Andreas

Probatum est

William Clucas


  1. Deemster/Archdeacon/MHK/Attorney General line; and once possessors of the Dollough estate
  2. Sixth of seven sons of William Mylrea & Ellinor Gell, two of whom did not survive infancy
  3. Father was Archdeacon of Mann; older brothers Daniel also became Archdeacon of Mann and Thomas an MHK
  4. James and Basil, the two youngest surviving Mylrea brothers were both mariners as was their brother William, possibly in the slave trade
  5. These three brothers were unmarried. William died 1787 off the Guinea Coast; the other died have been recorded simply as died at sea

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