"In the name of God Amen. I Daniel Mylrea being of sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament in manner of form following: first, I commit my soul to god and my body to Christian burial. Item, I leave and bequeath to my brother the Archdeacons children the sum of two hundred pounds to be equally divided amongst them. I leave and bequeath to Rose Mylrea one hundred pounds. To Thos. Mylrea one hundred pounds. I leave and bequeath to William Callows children by my sister, one hundred fifty pounds to be equally divided amongst them. I leave and bequeath to Daniel Tellett the sum of one hundred and thirty pounds. I do hereby nominate and appoint Daniel Mylrea my heir at law or whoever at the time of my death is my heir at law whole and sole executor of all the remainder of my goods. In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name this 12th July 1773. [signed] Dan Mylrea. Witnesses: Robt Quayle, Robt Farrant.
At a consistory court holden at KK Michael 9th March 1775: The executor is sworn in court in form of law and hath given pledges . . . Whereas, Daniel Mylrea executor of the last will and testament of Daniel Mylrea Esquire one of the Deemsters of the Isle late deceased did on the twelfth day of May in the year of our Lord 1777 pay and discharge unto Daniel Callow of Claughbane in the Parish of Maughold (attorney at law) in trust and for the use of Thomas, Edward, Margaret and Ann Callow children of Wm Callow of Claughbane afores Ann his former wife the full principal sum of one hundred pounds currency of this Isle being the full portion or of the legacy due the said children by the said will (one sixth parts of the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds) with the further sum of ten pounds of the like currency in interest incurred thereon since the same became due and payable by the said Daniel Mylrea until the 12th May 1777. And whereas the said Daniel Callow passed his receipt the said Daniel Mylrea for the said sum of one hundred and pounds with obligation to procure or cause to be given to proper registry a sufficient release and discharge to him the said Daniel Mylrea for the same and also to be responsible to the said Daniel Mylrea for the due payment thereof. Now know all men by these present the said Thomas, Edward, Margaret and Ann Callow do hereby acknowledge to have received from the said Daniel Mylrea at, by and from the hands of our brother the said Daniel Callow the said sum of one hundred and ten pounds being in full of our proportion or dividend of the said legacy and of the interest due thereon as aforesaid. And of the said principal sum of one hundred pounds with the said further sum of ten pounds interes as aforesaid and of every part thereof as also of all claim challenge or demand whatever which we or either of us our or either of our executors, administrator or assigns might or could have against the said Daniel Mylrea . . . each of us do hereby acquit exonerate release and discharge him the said Daniel Mylrea as well as him the said Daniel Callow. . . In witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names and affixed our seals this 25th day of September 1778. [signed] Thomas Callow, Edward Callow, Margaret Callow, Ann Callow. Witnesses: Wm Callow, Wm Callow junior.
The within named Thomas Callow and Ann Callow acknowledge the beforegoing release and discharge proper act of deed, and William Callow Junior one of the subscribed witnesses to the beforegoing release . . . that Edward Callow and Margaret Callow duly executed the same in his presence as also in the presence of William Callow the other subscribing witness. We Daniel Callow and William Callow two of the children of William Callow and Ann Callow alias Mylrea his former wife do hereby acknowledge to be fully paid and satisfied . . . by the last will and testament of Daniel Mylrea Esqr. . . Witness our subscription this 19th Feby 1779. [signed] Dan Callow, William Callow.
Whereas my brother Daniel Mylrea Esqr one of the Deemsters of this Isle late deceased by his last will and testament bearing date 12th July 1773 . . . bequeathed unto my children the sum of two hundred pounds . . . I do hereby acknowledge to have received the said sum . . . Witness my hand this 12th June 1775. [signed] Revd. William Mylrea. Witnesses: Jas Wilks, John. Moore.
I William Mylrea, son to the Revd William Mylrea, Archdeacon of the Isle of Mann, do hereby acknowledge to have received from my father the said Archdeacon Mylrea, the sum of twenty eight pounds . . . Manks currency, being a legacy willed and bequeathed by my Uncle Daniel Mylrea, late Deemster of the Isle of Man, deceased . . . As witness my subscription this 24th day April 1782. [signed] Wm Mylrea. Whereas my brother Daniel Mylrea Esquire one of the Deemsters of this Isle late deceased by his last will and testament . . . bequeathed unto my children the sum of two hundred pounds . . . appointed his nephew Daniel Mylrea sole executor . . . I do hereby acknowledged to have received the said sum . . . Witness my hand this 12th June 1775. [signed] W. Mylrea.
I Thomas Mylrea, one of the children of the Revd. Wm Mylrea Archdeacon do hereby acknowledge to have received from my said father Wm Mylrea my part . . . Witness my subscription thi s 28th August 1782. [signed] Thos. Mylrea.
Know all men by these present that I Rose Mylrea spinster do hereby acknowledge to have received from the hands of my brother Daniel Mylrea executor of the last will and testament of Daniel Mylrea late of Castletown Deemster deceased the sum of one hundred pounds . . . this 25th February 1778. [signed] Rose Mylrea.
The humble petition of Daniel Mylrea, showeth: That your Petitioners uncle Daniel Mylrea Esquire late one Deemster of this Isle having lately departed this life who in his life time and when of sound and disposing m mind and memory made published and declared his last will and testament in writing and thereof appointed your petitioner executor; that your petitioners affairs requiring his immediate attendance in Ireland, where he for the most part resides; Petitioner humbly prays your Reverence whould be pleased to appoint a short for the probate of the said will with authority to charge all necessary parts and witnesses and petitioner shall pray. Consistory Court to be holden at KK Michael on Thursday the 9th instance and hereof all the next of kin of the deceased . . ."