Archdeacon Wills 1808 #18, Douglas, Braddan, of Jane Bridson als Corrin:

‘I Jane Bridson alias Corrin of the town of Douglas formerly of Ballavarkish in the parish of KK Arbory being weak in body but sound in mind and memory do hereby declare this to be my last will and testament. I commit my soul to God and my body to a Christian burial in hope of a happy resurrection. And thereby order that my son John is to be left as he is not to be distressed. And I further more leave to my son Paul six pence likewise every other claimer who may or has a right to claim six pence. And I hereby leave my daughter Ann Perry whole and sole executrix of all my goods, rents and money of whatever denomination whatever that is due or may become due and this I declare this 5th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seven. This I declare to be my last will and testament. [signed] Jane Bridson. Witnesses Thomas Kaghin, Edward Faragher.

At a Chapter Court holden at Douglas 21st June 1808, the exeuctrix is sworn in Court in form of law and hath given pledges for the payment of debts and legacies vizt, the witnesses of the will.’




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