The last will and testament of Mrs. Anne Bridson of Orrystall in the parish of KK Malew, made the beginning of December 1746, she being in perfect memory at the making hereof.
First, she committed her soul to Almighty God, and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she bequeathed to her daughter Jane 10 [or 20] pence legacy.
Item, to William Quayles wife of Castletown a mantle cap & clock & a suit of wearing head clothes.
Item, to John Brews wife of KK St. Anne a white apron.
Item, to Anne Hingley wife of Richard Hingley a white rug.
Item, to Margret Harrison of Ballastephen a wearing apron, or a wearing petticoat.
Lastly, she nominated and constituted Margret Mylchreest half executor, and Anne wife of Richard Hingley and her son Edward Hingley for the other half, executors of the rest of the goods, moveable & immoveable of what kind soever, and this in presence of us.
Witnesses:John Kneen, Cath. Quayle.
William Mylchreest husband of Margret and Richard Hinley in behalf of himself and of Edward Hinley an orphan are sworn in court in form of law and to perfect an inventory for the benefit of the orphan. And to that end have pledges vizt., the Revd. Mr. Moore curate of KK Arbory, and Mr. Wm Stole.
Ann is widow of Capt Wm Bridson (d 12 Jul 1746; will - capt wb;son-i-law wm mychreest ('cross of 4 ways'),richard hingley exor) - marriage not found, possibly in Arbory, buried als Parr Mal 17461212 ;the orphan Edward is somewhat of a mystery - Richard's first wife Elizth Maddrell had left him with one daughter, Frances, Ann Bridson was 2nd wife - according to Malew Register they had several children, Edward was first born but bur Malew 17630512 - his younger brother William inherited Oristal