Archdeacon Wills 1727/8 #40, Jurby, of Mary Caine als Corlett, died 6th February 1727/8:

"Jurby, anno dom 1727: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Mary Caine als Corlett who departed this lif the 6th of February and was of perfect and sound memory at the making thereof the second day of the above month. First, she committed her soul to Almighty God and her body to Christian burial. Item, she left to the poor of the parish of Jurby two bowls of meal and two bowls of barley. Item, she left to her daughter Ann Capt Lace’s wife a cow that is in the keeping of Patt Christian and a cow that is in the keeping of William Caine, a brown steer was three year old, and a cow calf of a year old or near it, three sheep; three muttons, and half a dozen yearlings, a calico blanket, and a gray blanket, on of the largest pewter dishes, six pound of heckled flax and half of the last years linen cloth, the whole being twenty yards. Item, she left her said daughter Ann the feather bed whereon she lay with its usual furniture the same bed being promised her before. Item, she left to her grandson Dan Lace the youngest of the gray mares. Item, she bequeathed to her son in law the Revd Mr. Christian six and forty shillings that he kept in his own hands, that was dipence[?] between them and referred to arbitration, but no return given, and a bowl of malt which she lent the said Mr. Christian. Item, she left to her daughter Chatherine Christian as much of the white serge that was then in the house as would make her a suit. Item, she left to her grandson Thomas Christian the oldest gray mare. Item, she left to her brother William Corlett a bay filly. Item, she left to her sister Ellinor her whalebone waist coat and two brown petticoats, and a suit of her best bed cloths. Item, she left her cousin Margret Corlett Ballaterson an in-calf cow and her best riding hood. Item, she left to Jane Killip her part or share of the cattle that was between them, Jane paying her sister Margrett Craine four shillings. Item, to the said Margrett Craine her old riding hood. Item, she left to her granddaughter Mary Cleark the cloak xxx daughter five and forty pounds sterling, two young in-calf cows, a feather bed, a rug, and coverlet, four blankets, four sheep, three little pewter dishes, and a chest of Curagh fir that stands in the chamber. Item, she left to the Revd Mr. William Walker twelve shillings. Item, she left to her foresaid granddaughter Mary Cleark all the sheep she had in Ease Boldin with Thomas Clark. Item, she willed and declared that the forty five pounds left her granddaughter Mary Cleark shall be laid with and disposed of to the said Mary’s both advantage as the Revd Mr. Walker shall think most proper and convenient. Item, she left her grandson William Cleark a bay filly now four years old. Item, she left to William Caine whatever was in his own hands. Item, she left to Philip Gawn eighteen pence. Item, she left to William Caine half a calf near a year old. Lastly, she nominated constituted and appointed her daughter Mary Cleark sole Executrix of all the rest of her worldly goods, moveable and immoveable whatsoever. She further willed and declaimed that if any person or persons whatsoever mentioned in her will should disturb or molest her Executrix already named by and avowing to break and invalidate her will that he, she, or they so endeavoring were to be deprived of what was mentioned for them in her will and to have only six pence legacy. Witnesses: William Caine, Philip Gawne.

The Executrix sworn in Court in form of Law, and hath given and pledges Captain William Christian of Jurby and John Corlet."




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