SALE - 1808 (Ballaugh)

Know all men by these presents that I Nicholas Mylrea of the parish of Ballaugh with the joint consent of Margaret Mylrea my wife and also William Mylrea of said parish with the joint consent of Ellinor Mylrea my wife for the consideration sum of eighty-six pounds according to the currency of Great Britain to be paid by Daniel Cowle of said parish

Have, given, granted, alienated, passed over and sold and by these presents do give, grant, pass over and absolutely sell from us, our heirs and assigns all our right and title unto those premises of our Intack land situated in the parish of Ballaugh aforesaid known and distinguished by the name of Ellan veg which is bounded by Robert Corlett’s property on the west, Mr Thomas Corlett’s on the north, Deemster Lace’s on the east, and the property of Mr John Killip on the south

To have and to hold unto the said Daniel Cowle, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns the said premised land as it is encompassed and fenced about with all and every its ways, waters, watercourses, easements, liberties and appurtenances to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining, and he the said Daniel Cowle, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns paying the annual Lord’s Rent such as the Setting Quest of Ballaugh shall adjust on said premises with all other dues and duties and services attending the same and commencing possession of said premises the twelfth of May last past

And I Nicholas Mylrea and Margaret Mylrea my wife also William Mylrea and Ellinor Mylrea my wife do bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to maintain, awarrant and defend the said premises in the peaceable possession of the said Daniel Cowle, his heirs and assigns against the right, title, claim and demand of any person or persons whatsoever

And for the true and faithful performance of all and singular the beforegoing Deed of Sale I the said Nicholas Mylrea, Margaret Mylrea my wife, William Mylrea and Ellinor Mylrea my wife do bind and oblige ourselves respectively, our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in and under the penalty of three hundred pounds sterling.

As witness our names and marks this 14th day of June one thousand and eight hundred and eight. Nicholas Mylrea, Margaret Mylrea my mark X, William Mylrea, Ellinor Mylrea my mark X

Signed and delivered in presence of John Cain, William Corlett

At a Court holden in KK Michael the 8th day of April 1809 Nicholas Mylrea, William Mylrea and Ellinor Mylrea acknowledged the beforewritten Sale to be their act and deed and to be paid the consideration money. Before me JMFGellin

11th April 1809 Margaret Mylrea one of the parties to the beforewritten Sale acknowledged the same to be her act and deed. Before me Thos Gawne

We the Setting Quest of the Parish of Ballaugh do certify that the yearly Lord’s Rent of the premises mentioned in the beforegoing Deed of Sale is one shilling and ten pence Intack rent. As witness our subscription this 21st day of October 1809 John Hughes, William Corlett, John Craine, John Teare

At a Court Baron holden at KK Micheal for Michael Sheading the 11th Day of April 1810 The beforewritten Deed having been acknowledged before a Deemster and High Bailiff and now openly published in Court and no objection offered against it the same is therefore ordered to be recorded. Thomas Moore

[Ref: May 1810 #2; LV May 1832]



  1. Ellen veg was one of three parcels of land contributed by the Kneen family in the 1774 Marriage Contract for Nicholas Mylrea jnr & Margaret Kneen
  2. It had been mortgaged originally in 1795 for £24, and repaid in March 1806
  3. William was the oldest son of Nicholas Mylrea jnr, born in Ballaugh, 1781
  4. William's wife was Elleanor Cain. They married in 1806, children: Ann (1807), Jane (1810), Ellinor (1811), William (1812), Margaret (1813), John (1817)
  5. By 1810, Nicholas jnr had sold Ballacorraige mortgages for nearly £100 (Cowle 1808 & Bennett 1810) but did not reduce his mortgages to Taubman (£60) & Cowley (£42) in order to leave the estate unencumbered with Margaret died at the end of that year
  6. William died in a fishing incident in 1816

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