Episcopal Wills 1749 Malew #1, of Thomas Redfern

(from MM GL708 / LDS 0106379 )

In the name of God Amen. I Thomas Redfern of
Castletown being sick and weak in body but of perfect
mind and memory at the making hereof thanks be
unto Almighty God for the same and calling to mind
the incertainty of this mortal life do therefore make
publish and declare this my last will & testament
in manner and form following First I recomend my
soul to almighty God hoping thro' the mediation &
passion of my Saviour Jesus Christ to obtain full &
free pardon and forgiveness for all my sins and my
body I comit to the earth to be decently buried at
the discretion of my Extx. Item I do own and
acknowledge I have borrowed , and now stand stand justly
indebted unto my son Thomas Redfern the full sum
of twelve pounds and he my sd son to enjoy my part
of the houses and backsides untill my Exectx pay ? the
same - Itm to my son John Redfern fourty shillings
Itm to my daughter Leonora the feather bed whereon
I lye and a pewter dish. Itm to my son Tho my
silver hilted sword and the house which adjoyn to
James Walker He paying to my son John three
pounds ten shillings Item to my daughter in law
Martha Redfern a pewter dish. Lastly I nominate
ordain and appoint my daughter Jane whole extrx
of all the rest of my goods, chattles, & effects moveable
and immoveable whatsoever. In witness whereof I
have hereunto put my mark & my name this 16th
May 1748
Thomas Redfern mk x
Wm Curghey
Thom Moore - jurati
At a chapter court in Castletown May 25 1749
The exectx sworn in court in form of law and hath
given pledges for paymt of debts & legacys vizt
Mr Wm Curghey & Capt Thos Moore 
decretum est
solvit 12s Edw Moore



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