Archideaconal Will #44 Kirk Bride, 1723 Daniel Christian,:

July 6 1723

Daniel Christian Ballafail perished at sea about the 2d Novr 1722 intestate, whereof the Court having intelligence hath decreed his three brothers vizt John, William & David Christian joint & lawful admrs of all his goods moveable & immoveable whatever. William & David being out of the Island, John Christian is sworn in form of law Decretum est & solvit 1s 5d

The inventory & pledges next court


which amounts by his father's part of goods to
3 07 0
besides his part of two thirds of two small oxen and some few sheep in the mother's hands ye dead's part
0 3 6½d
deducting as follows
to John Christian his brother for a quarter part of rent
1 2 6
to his mother for an eigth part of the boat
0 11 5
to his brother Wm for the twelth part of ye boat
0 7 6
to Robt Tear 3s 6d to Wm Sayle 2s
0 5 6
to his brother John for a horse sold to Kermeen in Kk Maughold
0 9 10½
to his brother John for ye balance about netts
0 2 0
court fees &c
0 1 5
3 2 3½
to Hugh Black for pitch
0 3 4
to his mother for her part of ye horse sent to Kermeen
0 3 3½
to his brother David for his part of sd horse
0 2 2
july 6 1723
3 11 0

Patrick Tear enters a claim agt ye admrs of Daniel Christian for 3s 6d / proved by Pat Tear

John Corkish ^pd enters a claim ye admrs of Daniel Christian for 7s 0d english value. Provd by John Corkish which Jo Xtian junr of lambfell was to pay

Wm Sayle enters a claim agt ye admrs of Dan Xtian for 2s & craves tryal / proved by Wm Sayle & paid also

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July 20 1723 John Corkish made oath that ye above 7s was due to him from Danl Xtian which is to be paid by Jo: Xtian's Admrs in regards the half sd boat was [] by him from Danl Xtian of taking the fraight [] Isabel Xtian als Curghy pd []



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