originally submittd by Shirley C. Hogensen to Brian Lawson


In the name of God Amen.

I Susannah Mylrea widow of the Reverend Daniel Mylrea late Archdeacon of this Isle being of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding at the making hereof but taking into consideration the uncertainty of this life do make this my last will and testament in manner following hereby revoking any former will by me made.

First I resign my soul to God and my body to Christian burial at the discretion of my executrix hereinafter named.

I leave and bequeath to my son Daniel Mylrea the sum of ten pounds British.

I leave and bequeath to my cousin Jane Christian the sum or annuity of fifteen pounds British to be paid to her by my executrix yearly and every year during the natural life of the said Jane Christian and commencing from the day of my death. Also my second best bed bedstead and hangings with bedding complete as the same may stand at the time of my death.

I leave and bequeath to my niece Alicia Gawne the sum of three pounds British.

I leave and bequeath to my cousin Jane Christian, junior, the like sum of three pounds British.

I leave and bequeath to William Hinds esquire the sum of five pounds British.

I leave and bequeath to William Watson Christian the sum of five pounds British. (son of Thos Christian and Ann Oates or Murray)

I leave and bequeath to the Rector and Wardens of the parish of Andreas the sum of twenty pounds British to be by them laid out at interest for the benefit of the poor of the said parish.

Lastly I do nominate constitute and appoint my daughter Susannah Alice Lyons wife of Phillip Moyle Lyons whole and sole executrix of this my last will and testament and residuary legatee of all and singular the remainders of my goods, credits, chattels, and effects of every denomination ­ mortgages, securities for money, bonds, notes, book debts, and all other my property of every description.

In witness whereof I the said Susannah Mylrea have hereunto subscribed my name this the twenty ninth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six 1836. Susannah Mylrea

Witness: Freak Tellet, William Creer} jurati

Mr Philip M. Lyons, surgeon, husband of Mrs Susanna Alice Lyons als Mylrea sworn executor with pledges Frederick B. Clucas Esq Advocate and Miss Jane Christian both of the town of Ramsey.

Probatum est

Danl Nelson, Archdeacon Office


  1. Susannah married Daniel Mylrea, oldest son of Rev. William Mylrea & Ellinor Gell, in 1788
  2. Her husband followed his father's footsteps and became Archdeacon of Mann
  3. Susannah & Rev. Daniel had six children of whom four survived to adulthood but from whom no issue came:
    • Daniel (b1792 married Emma Crebbin)
    • Susannah (b1797 married Philip Moyle Lyons)
    • Ellinor (b1799 unmarried)
    • Thomas (b1804 unmarried)
  4. They made significant settlements on their two sons in 1822. Unfortunately, both died while still young men - Thomas in 1836 and Daniel in 1837

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Last updated: March 2016