JOHN CORLETT 1804 Ballaugh

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Ballaugh Nov 9th 1804

The last will and testament of John Corlett of Balla Neddin in the parish of Ballaugh being infirm of body but of sound mind memory and understanding do make my will and testament in manner following

I commend my soul to God and body to Christian burial I will and bequeath to my loving wife … money that we have or coming to us or due to us both notes or deed of mortgages to my daughter Elinor wife of John Mylrea in the parish of Ballaugh .. that my loving wife has the interest or use of said sums of money during her natural life I will to the poor of Ballaugh four pounds I will and bequeath to my loving wife all the rest residue and remainder of any goods effects chattels credits whom I nominate constitute and appoint whole executor and residuary legatee of this my last will and testament and two shillings and sixpence to any person that …. to the contrary of this will. John Corlett My Mark X

This in presence of us the witnesses John Kneale, Patrick Kewish

I do hereby certificate that in presence of the Rev Thomas Cubbon vicar general order granted on the petition of Mary Corlett of Ballaugh I have charged Pat Kewish as witness and …. charge at the house of John Mylrea for said John Mylrea and …. ….. …… John Corlett … …. to John Corlett of Ballaugh lately deceased to appear before your reverence at the Ecclesiastical Court to be holden at Ramsey on Friday next 13th instant by time …. o’clock in the forenoon to answer the suit of said Mary Corlett 10th of April 1810

Wm Quayle Sumner of Ballaugh


  1. John Corlett was the father of Ellinor Corlett, who married John Mylrea of Ballacooiley 1801
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