Episcopal Will 1842 Braddan #1, of Mary Redfern:

(from MM GL756 / LDS 0106442 )

I Mary Redfern of Atholl Street
in the town of Douglas widow
of John Redfern master mariner
deceased being of sound and
disposing mind memory and
understanding do make publish
and declare my last will
and testament in manner following
I leave decvise and bequeath to
my daughter Mary Kelly otherwise
Redfern widow, Isabella Redfern and
Margaret Redfern and to my 
son John Redfern the whole of
the goods property and effects
of every denomination and
description whereof I may die
possessed or be entitled unto equally
between them and share and
share alike and I do nominate
constitute and appoint the said
Mary Kelly and Isabella Redfern
executices of this my last
will and testament In testimony
whereof I have hereunto
subscribed my name this
second day of October one thousand
eight hundred and forty one
Mary Redfern her mark x
Signed sealed and declared
by the said Mary Redfern
as and for her last will
and testament in our presence
who at her request in her
presence and in presence of
each other have here unto
subscribed our names as follows
Colin Pearson
Elinor Gawne (?)

At a court holden at Douglas 15 April 1842

...Decretum est ...

Pledges were Robert Quiggin and Walter Forrester

19 May 1842 George Redfern claimed Sterling £20 0 0
1 Aug John Hogg £4 19 0

Buried Douglas St George's 15 Nov 1841 age 55

Ran a lodging house in Athol street - one of the lodgers Colin Pearson also witnessed her husband's will, he was to marry Isabella Isabella Redfern 8 October 1842 at Kk Braddan .

From the 1841 census it would appear all children were born in England - Mary Kelly age noted as 25, Margaret 15 and John 14




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