Courtesy J. M. Oates
The Last Will and Testament of Mary Bell als Callister of this parish of KK Malew; who was of perfect wit and memory at
the making thereof.
First she committed her soul to God; and her body to Christian burial.
She left to John Quinney son of Thos: Quinney of Ballastrang her brewing pan and that afterwards sd pan would descend tin the nature of inheritance in sd Ballastrang.
She left to her grand-daughter Mary Quinney a cow together with a furnished feather bed.
3rdly She left to Jane Quinney daughter to Thos Quinney her chest with all that should be found therein at her decease.
4thly she left to Wm: and Robt: Quinney sons of sd Thos: Quinney her right to all the sheep wch: she had in BallaStrang.
5thly, She left to Catharine Creer her best petticoat and her shoes.
6thly, She left six pence apiece legacy to all that would pretend a just right to any of her goods.
And Lastly she nominated and appointed the before sd: Thos: Quinney of Ballastrang whole and sole Excr: of all the rest of her goods, be they of what kind or nature soeer.
Witnesses to the above will: Jane Cannal her mrk X, Ann Hinley her mark X, Jurati.
At a Chapter Court holden in Castletown 8th June 1763: The Execr: is sworn in Court in form of Law & hath given pledges for the payment of debts & legacies namely Philip Quilliam …
There is some small confusion re name - the index has margaret, the will (acc to JMO reads Mary), some registers give Margery
| Any comments, errors or omissions gratefully received The
HTML Transcription © F.Coakley , 2009