Archdeacon Wills 1742 #57, Maughold, of Margaret Callow of Claughbane, Maughold:

‘KK Maughold, 1741: I Margaret Callow of Claughbane, infirm in body but of perfect mind and memory, being mindful of my mortality, do make my last will and testament in manner following. First, I commend my soul to God and my body to Christian burial. Item, bequeath to my son and heir William Callow my half of the crop, team and husbandry gears, likewise the servants bed clothes within and without house. Likewise all sacks and canvases and all my folding sheep, he to pay what I owe to Ballacowls cottlers Lord’s rent and servants wages, likewise the new enclosure, he paying seven pounds I owe to widow Quay in Ramsey in lieu of xxx the said enclosure. Likewise to him half dozen chairs, the big table on the loft, the big cheive and little cheive hoghead and barrel. Item, to my three daughters that is married a sheep apiece of the mountain sheep; to my daughter Dorothy a new coverlet. I nominate and appoint my son William Calow, xxx, & Margret Callow sole executors of all my goods moveable and immoveable of what kind soever. Witnesses: Wm Callow, Rbt xxx.

The Executors being all at lawful years are sworn in Court in form of Law and have given pledges viz., Mr. Robert Corlet & William Callow.’




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