"Andreas 1681/2: The last will and testament of William Brew who departed this life about the eight of January anno predicto. He left to the poor one bowle of corn at Hallowtide. Item, he left to his wife the sum of five pounds as it was promised in their marriage contract, also his part of a piece of cloth that is in Ireland be dressed. Also he left to his said wife three days mowing of hay in the lane near Jurby head with another day math of hay adjoining to William Patricks land with her during her natural life and after to return to the Heir the same being formerly promised to her in the marriage contract which is supposed to be lost. Item, he left to his two daughters 4 sheep apiece. Item, to his grandchild (the son of James) a choice cow calf and an ewe lamb. Item, to his grandchild at KK Michael a heifer of three years old when he comes to age. Item, to the witnesses of his will 6d apiece. Item, to the minister a mutton. And lastly he constituted and ordained his only son James Brew sole Executor of all the rest of his goods moveable and immoveable. Testes: John Kneal, John Kneal minor, John Christian, jurati. The wife and Executor sworn in Court in form of Law. Probatum et Solvit 1s. The Inventory prized by 4 sworn men (vizt.,) John Cleaxxx, Dan Insh, Wm Skinner, & Henry Insh, amounts to the sum of 7 pounds 05 shillings 00 pence. Pledges in form of law Henry Insh & John Wattleworth.
January the 24th 82: Alice Crenell in behalf of herself and children enters her claim against the Executors of Wm Brew for 3s &c.
July the 29th 1682: Adam Cannell in behalf of himself and the Executors of deceased wife Isabel Brew enters his claim against the Executors of his father in law William Brew for the sum of three pounds sterling due debt as wil be made to appear by specialty & craveth trial.
July the 18th 1682: John Wattleworth junior in behalf of himself and his father John Wattleworth enters their claim against the Executors of Wm Brew for 26s sterling. Die predicto: Nicholas Christian enters against the Executors of Wm Brew for 30s &c.
September 29th 1682: Nicholas Brew enters his claim against the Executors of Wm Brew for 10s 4d. October the 14th 1682: Richard Brew in behalf of himself and his children enters his claim against the Executors of Wm Brew of 5 pounds sterling.
November the 1st 1682: Jony Cowle widow enters her claim in behalf of herself and her children against the Executors of Wm Brew for 6s 6d &c. Item, the said widow enters against the Administratory of Dorothy Camaish for 4s.
November the 2nd 1682: Thomas Kelvye[?] enters his claim against the Executors of Wm Brew for eleven shillings nine pence due by shop book as shall be made to appear and craveth trial.
December the 11th 1682: John[?] Quark enters against the Executors of Wm Brew for 12 pounds of his mary xxxx portion. Item for 2s 6d rent paid for him. Item, for the half of 30s xxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [bottom of page worn away] wife & 20s lent by his wife 40s xxxxxxxxxx[bottom of page]
December the 14th 1682: Charles Sayle enters his claim against the Executors of Wm Brew for the sum of ten shillings due debt; also for 5s 3d due from his mother before she was married to Wm Brew on the deads part & yet unsatisfied all due as will be made to appear and craveth trial. die predicto: This day all parties appeared and it appears by the testimony of Margaret Christian the widow of Wm Brew that the above ten shillings was satisfied to the Claimer, 5s in money and for the other 15s he accepted of John Sayle deceased for debtor to pay the same the like sum being one to the said Wm Brew from the said Sayle and that therefore the said claim is satisfied. And as for the other 5s 3d xxx as due from his mother it appears to be her part of the consideration of a certain parcel of land set by her and her said son in her widowhood, and therefore the claimer shall recover nothing. Exam per me Jonem: Christian Registry Adjr.
February the 12th 1682/3: Richard Brew enters his claim against the Executors for 12s in lent money, 1 firlet of barley, 10s and 10d the price of a pair of xxxxx which he had xxxxx."