Thanks to Joyce M. Oates for this transcription - from LDS film 0106197
#1 Malew of John Quay: was not on the film. There is an Inventory of John Quay in the 1643 wills. Is this the John Quay who died in 1637, or another John Quay?
#2 Malew of Renold Harrison: was not on the film
Douglas of John Glandeman[?],
died 12 April 1637: "John Glandenan[?, Glandeman, etc.] departed this life 12 of April ---- intestate, the Court having intelligence thereof hath decreed his 3 children Ann, Katherin, & Sarah Administrators."
QUESTION: Is this John Quay, and he is of Glandeman??
died 23 May 1637, intestate: "Margret Cannell departed ys life ye 23 of May 1637 intestate, ye Court having intelligence thereof hath decreed her children unmarried Administrators. Note: this decree is in Sr Jo: Keggs bookes.
died 28 May 1637, intestate: Paule Cowin departed ys life 28th of May 1637 intestate ye Court having intelligence thereof.
died 11 January, intestate: "The 1th of January Ellin Skaly als Boide departed ye life intestate."
died intestate 2 January 1637/8: "Phillip Corlett departed this life intestate ye 2 of January 1637. The Court having intelligence thereof hath decreed his 2 Children John & Anne Corlett Administrators & the next of kinred on the fathers side supervisors but in regard that both these children are dead the Court have decreed the next of kin of one the fathers side Administrators vid: Doraty Corlett who is at lawful years, & do buid[?] herselfe to keepe the office for--- lesse subpoena double the value ad ---------. Probated et solvit 4d. Inventory: Imprimis 1 pott, 1 spade, 1 trape, a wheele & cards; Itm 2 fledges & a blanket, 1 sheepe & yearling; Itm fishing geares & a pumdrelly[?], a daggor a boad[?or boat] & fart---, 2 coffers, & a rotten ----, 1 bill; Itm a cottage house & croft of 21d rent. Ubbat Kenish entereth her claime against the executors of Phillip Corlett for a bargaine of contract. Note that the aforesaid ubbat is to prove her bargain of contract before 14teen dayes after the date forof[?] being 17teen of July & to bring a certificate thereof or else wee are to proceed according to law. Ye Contract proved before ye Deemster, --------."
dated 7 April 1637 at top: "Germain April 7 1637: In the name of God Amen. I Jonie Cubbon xxxxxx[dark, can’t read] make this my last wil & testamt in manner following. I leave to the poore 1 sheep & half fer: drye corne. To my Daughter Issabell 6d legasie. Itm, to Ro----[?Roll---] Stevenson a lambe. Lastly constitute her 3 children viz Jo: Ellin, & Anne Cubbon her true & lawful executors: & constituted Hen: Clucas & Sir Willm Cosnahan supervisors: to Sir Wm a lambe. Testes: Wm Cosnahan, Hen: Clucas. Probat et solvit 3d. Invent: half a heffer, 1 part of a cowe, 2 sheepe & 3 yearlinges. Debts to bee pd: To Phillip Cubbin 7s; to Hen: Clucas 5xx; to Patr Quirke 9d; to Jonie Gell a sient[?] of drye corne; to Tho: Shimin ye price of a yearling or 6d in money; these clames are to be proved in forme of lawe, or else not to be allowed. The Supervisors hath bound themselves for the forthcoming of the goods & to keep other office harmless. Subpoena double thee valew ad use domini[?]."
died 26 November 1637 intestate: "Michaell: Wm Quaile departed ys life about ye 26th of 9ber 1637 intestate, whereof ye Church having intelligence hath decreed his 7 Children, Wm:, Mally, Margery, Jo:, Gilbert, Katherin, & Jony Quaile Administrators & ye next of kinred on ye Fathers side Supervisors, ye eldest brother is sworne to bring a true Invent & to be true to ye rest of ye -------- Children. Salvo tamen vinciug suo iure. Decret est et Solvit 8d. Sworne to price ye goods, Jo boi[?] Cannell, Jo: Cannon, Patrick Calmell[?], & Finlo McVoy, Invent: 1 cowe 12 yeares 16s, Itt 1 heiffer a yeare & half oulde 7s, Itt 4 sheepe priced 5s 4d, Itt 3 horses two parts whereof belongs to ye execrs & priced 14s; Itt an ould paire of lomes ye childrens part 1s 8d, Itt 1 pott & spade priced to 18d, Itt 1 barrell & half barrel 9d, Itt 1 yard of linen cloth 8d, Itt some small things in ye house priced to 4d. Jo: Cannell hath bound himselfe with Wm Quaile the eldest of ye execrs who is at lawfull yeares for the forth coming of this Inventory & to secure the office subpoena double ye value ye aforesd Invent ad usu domini. Note that the summe of 31s is proved & confessed to be due debt from ye execrs: therefore it is to be deducted out of ye aforesd Inventr & the remainder for the execrs."
died 25 July 1637, intestate: "Jurbie 1637: Isabell Churphy departed ys life ye 25 of July 1637 the Court having intelligence therof hath decreed her two children vid: Wm & Anne Coneley Administrators & the next of kinred on the mothers side Supervisors, a legasy is to be given unto ye husband upon sight of the Inventory. Probat et Solvit 3s 4d. Salvo tamen vinicuig sui iurie. Inventory before All Saints Day subpoena 20s. The Inventorie of the goods of Essable Curghie aprayst --- delivered the one half geven unto wylls[?] conles --o: Caine & Tho: Bettles suretie for the forth comminge of the goods and to keep the office free. First 1 ox priced 12s, 1shep & 1 hog 3s, 3 gese 13d, household stuff 12s, 3 half ferlett wheat It 1 half cropt corne of a quarter of ground the above sayd goods belongeth to the heyre. ---- the other half of the goods delivered unto John Curghie uncle on the mother side, Edmond Curghie for the forth ---- some goods belonging unto the wench[?] and to ---- the office first 1 ox price 32s, 1 sheep, 1 hog 3s, 3 geise 13d. It houshould stuff 12s, It 3 half ferlets wheat, It 2 horses prised 25s owne of the horses agreed upon betwixt the father and the uncles to be geven unto the wench for her part of the cropt of corne. Debts due to the execr from Edmond Curghie16s, Robt Clark borne 6d, Debts to be deducted 6s 4d Clerk silver[?] 15d. To the Register 2d Corbs due to the wench: 1 chist, 1 sp---yd[?] price 3s, spinninge whell all these are in the ands of John Curghie her uncle. Wm Cain and Tho: Bithell pledges. Pledge Wm Cayne and Tho: Bithell for the forth coming of this Invent to ye execrs according to law subpoena double ye value & keepe ye office harmless."
dated 20 November[?] 1637: " Nov[?] the 20th 1637: In the name of God Amen. I Ebod Choill am sicke in bodie but whell in mind and of perfecte memorie the Lord God be praysed for the same, do make my last will and testament in manner followinge. First bequeath my soule unto the hands of almightie god who created & redeemed me, And my bodie to Christian burial. Itm, I bequeath to the poor 3 half ferlets of malt, half firlet wheate, half firlet oate meale, And 1 sheep. Itm, to Tho: Vandie her eldest son his fathers part of goods that is two beast the one of them a yeare old, and the other two years old. Itm, more as legasie 2 sheits, And 1 blanket of 4 yeards. Itm, to my daughter 3 able beast, 1 horse, 2 bowles in barlie and wheate, 3 sheits and blanket of 4 yeards. Itm, to my son John Christen 1 blanket and 2 sheits. To Joni Monghton[?Moughton] 1 whit peticoate. To Ene Brew 1 coate 1 shep and a half charchiffe. To Jonie Callow 1 charchiffe. To my husband his choise oxe or cowe out of the whole. Itm, to my daughter 2 sheep And all the rest of my cloithes. Itm, to Philip Christry a she calfe of a yeare old. To Sr John Clerke 2 yeards linen. Itm, I do constituted and ordaine Tho Vandie and John Christry my sonnes my true and lawfull execr and Tho: Vandie my eldest son supervisor. Testes Sir John Clerke, Tho: Ffaell, jurati. Probated est et solvit 10d. A true Invent of the goods of Ebod Ilchoill the execr being of yeares -- ---- the goods --- delivered to them selves, and have bounde themselves to discharge all things accordinge to Law & to keep the office harmless subpoena double value ad usum. Imp: ------ 2 oxen the third part of a younge horse of 3 years old, 2 mayres of a yeare old, 1 pige, 1 blanket, 1 sheite, 2 yong geise, 1 hogsed, barlie, 1 tube, 1 ston[?], 1 can, 1 pottle can, 2 piggins, 2 dishes, 1 wooden platter, 1 iron grope, 1 steponi[?], 1 sucbi[?] half a pan of iron, 2 sicles, 1 seve, 2 weighes, Itm, halfe a cropt of corne in one quarter of ground and half a cropt in another quarter of ground wanting the forth part the same and lente Tho: Vandie."
wife of William Quarke, died 3 July 1637: "KK Maughold 1637: The testament of Jonie Callow wch departed the 3 day of July 1637. She bequeathed her soule unto the hands of almightie god and her bodie to Christian burial. Itm, she bequeathed to the poore one bowle of mault, one ferlet of oat meale and 2 sheep. Itm, she bequeathed to Isabell Callow one peticote, one kerchief and a yeard of cloth. Itm, to Ann Callow one petticoat. Itm, to Bahie Callow one red peticot and a wastcote. Itm, to Margaret Colesh 12d. Itm, to Isabell Clucase 12d. Itm, to John Quarke 6d. To Wm Quarke 12d. To Christian Kermod a yeard of whit cloth. Itm, to Katherine Cubbon 3 yeard of gray cloth kerchief and the rest of her linen and her ------ to her daughter Ellin Quarke. Itm due from Patr Callow 13s whereof I leave to himself 4s and 4s to his brother Mallowing Callow and a heifer and the sd ---- ---------- 5s to my executr. Itm, to Margaret Callow 2s of the money wch is ---- now hands to Rich Corteen 12d of the money wch is in his owne hands. Itm, to Patr Corkill 6d. Itm, to her sister Jone Callow 10s conditionally that she shall take one of her children and her portion otherwise 6s and a sie-----ing. Itm, to John Christian 10s. Itm she constituted and ordained her children Elline, Katharine, Margaret and Bahie Quake her true and lawfull executr of all her goods movable and unmovable. Supervisor of this my last will and testament Jo: Christian and Jo: Callow and especire[?] John Christen ---- ---- ground. Testes jurati: Rich Corteene, Ann Callow, Margaret Callow, Isabell Clucas, Margret Colesh. Debts due to the sd test[atrix]: from Danold Callin 10s, from Patr Callow 5s, Rich Corteen 6s, from Wm Costene 4s, from Concan Costene 10s, from Margaret Callow 6s. Probated est et solvit 12d. The Inventory of Wm Quarke and Jony Callow late --------[?deceased] of all there goods movable and unmovable priced by Wm Callow, John Covasten[?], John Corkill and Wm Calow, being sworne as followeth: First 3 kine 2 calves price 4pounds; Itt 3 kine and 1 heffer price 4pounds, Itt one oxe price 30s; Itt one maire one follower price 30s, Itt one labowering horse price 12s; Itt halfe a fishing boate 28s; Itt 11 sheep 4 sheepe hoges price 21s 8d; Itt two paire of nets and line price 8s; Itt two old chiest price 2s; Itt in chaese[?] 30 price 7s; Itt sixe pound of fallow price 18d, Itt one boule of meale price 27s, Itt 1 rackin tree, 1 board, 1 kishan price 2s; Itt 4 lambes price 3s 6d; Itt one quart of salte price 2d, Itt 1 firlet of barley 1 firlet wheate price 12s; Itt 6 boules of oats price 24s, Itt 2 quartes of woole price 3s; Itt 6 traises a gredle panes price 3s 6d, Itt 5 barrells tubes & certain ------ ----- 12s; Itt 2 paire ---rowes 3 coverlet 2 stradles 2s6d, Itt five yards of russet cloth price 6s 8d; Itt certain harrow pines[?] price 3d, Itt 1 fledge 8 blankets 2 round sheelet[?] 23s. Summa totalis 21 pounds 14s 11d. Itt in money 23 pounds 6s. ---[??Tho] Craye of covine to be brought in at --ch------- Barley Stoakes 14 priced 2pounds 8s, Oats Stoakes 55 priced 2pounds 25s; received by ye older brother by a former wife from ye ex---- wch is to be deducted out of ye Invent 30s more fo-------- probation mony, a winding sheete & other chardges -------. Margret daughter of the Testatrix -- ------- ---- Ant Katherin Calow, by the Supervisors (wth her part of goods) for the forth coming of the aforesaid ---- to keep the office harmlesse, the said Katherin hath put in Patrick Corkill & Wm Calow surety who have bound themselves, their heires, executors & assignes in the penalty double the value ad ----. Wm for the forth coming thereof according to law as aforesaid. 21 August 1655: This day Donold Calow has bound him in the same manner that Patr Corkill was bound for goods above mencioned and hath released the said Corkill. Bahee Quark daughter of ye aforesaid Testatrix is delivered unto ye hands of Doncan Costen wth her part of her father & mothers goods & hath put in suretyes for ye forthcoming of ye same, Wm Calow & Donold Corkill, subpoena double ye value ad usu ------ & keepe the office harmlesse. Tho: Faile & Jony Calow his wife hath in the custody the goods of Katherin Calow who have put in Juan Curphy et --- ------- surety for the forth coming thereof according to law. 21 August 1655: Wheras Patr Corkill stoode bound for the forth comeing of the goods or filliall porcion of Margrett Quarke wch was in the hands of Kathrin Caloe her ant as appears in the booke for the yeare 1637 in the parish of KK Maghold; I doe therefore acknowledge to have released the said Patr and his executrs from the said engagement and have entered myself bound in his steed for the forth comeing of the sd goods, and keeping of the office harmeless subpoena double value as witness my subscription the day and yeare above said, Do: Calow his mark. 23 7ber 1656: This day Jo: Curlett who is maryed to Margrett Quark hath released Patr Corkill from his engaged for the goods of the sd Margrett Therfore his name is crossed witness his hand Jo: Curlett his mark V. Testes: Tho: Norris. July 17[?]: John Quarke enterteth his claime against the execr of Jony Calow for 5 mutton & sheep skins, a garment cloath choice of a butt of barly or wheat & craveth tryall second legis."
See also: WM & JONEY’S DAU: Archd will 1663 #45 Maughold, of Bahey Bridson als Quark, died 21 October 1663: only dau Catharine Bridson; husband John Bridson; sister Catharine (md Thomas Kermode who became supervisor); Margaret Quark her other sister; John Corteen & Doniel Corkle are made overseers but they declined John Bridson md Bahey Quark 21 Oct or Dec 1657 Maughold; dau Catharine b 29 Oct 1659 Maughold
dated 18th of September 1637 at the top: "KK Christ Lezayre the 18th of September 1637: In the name of God Amen. I Jonie Crow sicke in body but whole in minde, and of perfect memories praysed be God, doe make this my last will and testament, in manner and forme followinge. First I commit my soule into the hands of almightie God, my Creator and Redeemer and my bodie to Christian burial. Itm, I bequeath unto the minister, one lambe. Itm, I bequeath unto the poore of the usual time of the yeare one boule of mault one ferlett wheate, and the rest at the executors discretion. Itm, I constituted appointed and ordained my sonne in law William Kissage, and my sonne John McYlcaraine my true and lawfull executr of all my goods movable and unmovable. Testes: Ed: Crowe ministr, John Kewen, Margrett Teare, jurati. John Cowin according to his bargain of -----------inge is sworne executr of halfe the goods of the sd Jonie Crowe and William Kissage and John McLecaraine are sworne executors of the other halfe and wheras John McLecoraine clames half the cropp of corne by bargain of handfastinge hee is enjoyned by the Courte to bringe a certificate under the Dimsters hand wthin 14th Dayes that the same is due unto him or els the Court will decree it accordinge to law. Probatu est et Solvit 12d. Invent copie St ---- ------ subpoena 10s. The execr are at lawfull yeares & have bound ymselves to keepe ye office harmelesse."
Lezayre, agreement regarding William Bridson (now dead), his wife Margery (?now dead), William Stevenson (Margery’s ‘late’ husband): 9th November[?] 1637: Memorandum that it is agreed upon & concluded betwixt the overseers of ye Administrators of Wm Bridesonne & his wife Margery and Wm: Stevenson late husband to the sd Margerye as followeth, viz: The sd Wm: Stevensonne hath undertaken & discharge all debts & arr----ages that --- be lawfully pr----- against ye sd Margerie except that debt wch is due or may be proved due to Mr: Molynex Ratcliffe since ye death of Wm: Bridson provided yt ye sd Wm: Stevenson shall discharge & satisfie all arr---- ages & payrmts due yt ----- his -i-hes since ye oath & decease of ye sd Wm: Bridson, in leuw whereof ye foresd overseers have surly accepted of --- goods of ye sd Wm: Brideson & Margerie his wife ---s ----- are to bee had at this instant and -------- are ------- ---------- ----------- by surveyinge of --------[at least a couple of lines at the bottom are missing due page to being folded or missing at bottom]
NOTE: William Bridson is dead, his wife Margery married William Stevenson: the words ‘late husband’ appear to mean the later husband of Margery. ??Is Margery now also dead??
???see also:: A 1661/2 w Lez STEVENSON, William LDS film 0106200
wife of John Sayle, dated 6th of August 1637 at top: "KK Christe 6th of Augst 1637: In the name of God Amen. I Margrett Kneen sick in bodie but whole in minde & of perfect memorie prayse be God, do make this my last will and testament in manner and forme following. First I commit my soule into the hands of almightie God my Creator and Redeemer, and my bodie to Christian burial etc. I bequeath all my worldly goods unto my husband John Sayle, And doe make him whole and sole executr. Testes: Phillip Crynilt ministr, Robt Corlett. Invent one the other side of both these wills in one. Probatu est et solvit."
husband of Margaret Kneen: "KK Christe 6th of August 1637: In the name of God Amen. I John Sayle sicke in bodie but whole in minde and of perfect memories praysed be God, doe make this my last will and testament in manner and forme following. First, I commit my soule into the hands of Almightie God my Creator and Redeemer and my bodie to Christian burial, etc. Whearas my wife Margarett Kneen did --- all her goods movable and unmovable unto me And maid mee executr I doe bequeath my goods in manner following. Itm, I bequeath to the ministr 12d. Itm, to my sister Margret 12d. Itm, to my sister Annas 6d. Itm, to my brother ---- lawe Cottingham 6d. Itm I constitute and ordaine Donald Lace and Margrett Stevenson my true and lawfull executr of all my goods movable and unmovable. Itm, to John Lace ------. Phillip Crynilt ministr. Ro: Corlett one of --- witnesses doth testify the sd Testator did ------ ---- at Donald ------- ----- Margrett -----. Debts due unto ye sd Testator: Imprimis from Ed: Gill 20s and 10 pottles of barley; Itm from Kathrin Standish 7s; Itm, from Ewan Crowe 3s 4d."
The within written wills were both maid at one time in our hering and the wife Margaret Kneein did conscent unto her husbands will before us. Witness our hands: Philip Crynilt minstr, Robart Corlett. Probatud est et Solvit 16d for both wills.
The aforenamed wills of Margret Kneene & John Sayle are ----- wth the consent of the execr Donold Lace & Robte Cowl- who was sworne in the behalf of his wife Margrett Stevenson one of the execr, The execr have promised to give a mutton to the poore at all hallowyd, and the rest at there discrecion.
Invent of the goods of John Saill and Margaret Kneen his wife: Imprimis one cowe one hefer 2 shepe 2 lambes of kerecloth 3 yeards 3 ould blankets 2 ould barells one crookes one stoud and one damm The executr att yeares of discretion who are bound to keepe the office harmless subpoena double the value.
7ber 30, 1637: Wm Crenylt claimeth agt the execr of Jo: McSaile for the summe of 30s for wch he is referred to tryall of law.
Isable Garrett entreth her clayme agt the executrs of John McSaile for the summe of 3s referred to law &c."
At a Court held at Bps Court Jan: 8.1638/, it is thus ordered & decreed: Impris: yt ye debts temporall upon legall proof of yem, shal bee paid wth ye money taken for ye oxe appointed to be sould for yt purpose, & ye overplus to bee divided betwixt ye wife & ye admninstrators. 2ly: The Spiritual debts are to be paid out of ye deads part of goods. 3ly: The yong child is to be kept by ye mother whilst shee is able, and in consideration thereof to have 6s 8d a quarter for ye fathers tyme. This order is to be observed by all parties. Subpoena suspensions. Ri: Sod: & Man. Nich: Thompson, Hugh Cannell. 4ly: the mother is to have the blanket to wrap ye yong child in whilst shee keeps ye child. Ri: Sod: & Man. Nicho Thompson, Hugh Cannell. Let this bee performed subpoena suspend.
dated 23 September 1637: "In nominee Dei Amen: The 23th day of September in anno Domini (1637) I Kathren Cloage sicke of bodie, but of good and perfect memorie (God be praised) doe make and ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and forme followinge, that is to say: First, I commend my soule into the hands of God my Creator: hopeinge assuredly through the onely merits of Jesus Christ my Saviour to be made partaker of life everlastinge: And I commend my bodie to the earth, whereof it is made, and to be buried in the parish Church or Churchyard of St Lonan: Item, I leave to the poore one yeard of russet cloath: Ittm to my sister Mareatt Cloage a petticotte: Ittm, to Kathren Kerwin[or Keewin] 1 double ban, Ittm I leave to Kathren Moore for my winddinge sheet, 1 apran 1 hand charcser[i.e., handkerchief], Ittm to Janie Moore 1 whescotte: Ittm it is my will that my sone Phillip Quile shall be my lawfull executor of all my goods movable and unmovable. And I utterly revoke and adnull every other former testaments wills legacies in any wise befor named willed or bequeathed. Testes: Kathren Moore, Mareatt Cloage, jurati. Probatu est et solvit 3d. Inventory within 14 dies subpoena."
See also the next will ( #15 Lonan): husband Donold / Daniel Quill
dated 4 September 1637: "The 4th of September 1637, Lonan: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Donold Quill who departed this life as afforesd: First he committed his soule to God and his body to Chrian burial. Itt to the poor at the descrecione of his execr. Itt constituted and ordained his wife Kathrin Cloage & his child Phillip sole execr of all his goodes & if his wife dy then all his goodes to his child & the child & his goods to his sister Mariott Quill & if his child dy all to his sister Mariott whatsoever. Testes: Phillip Cloage, Ffinlo Cloage, jurati. Probatu est et Solvit 3d. Debtes owing to the Deceadent: Imprimis from Jo: Christin 6d; It from Allice Costeen 7d; It from Phillip Breew 2s 4d. The Invent priced by Phillip Breew & Gilbt Killey: All his goodes & his wives goodes moveable & unmoveable priced to 22s 6d. Pledges Tho: Cloage & Tho: Carran for the forth coming of ye goods & to keepe the office harmless subpoena double ye value."
See also previous will ( #14 Lonan): wife Catharine Cloage
died 24 August 1637 intestate: "Lonan: Wm Loeney departed this life the 24th of August intestate whereof the Church having intelligence hath decreed his 4 Children viz. Wm., Jo:, Isable & Phillip Leoney administrators, the Children of lawful yeeres supervisors of the rest, a legasie to the wife upon sight of the Inventorie to the wife the haulf oxe she returninge 3s to the Children. Salvo tamen uniquig suo jurie. Decretu est et Solvit 2s. Invent half an oxe 13s, one cow 22s, two steeres 20s, half a mair a horse and a calf 20s, 5 sheep 7s, all the houshould stuffe 14s 9d, these goods were praised by Tho: Corrin, Donold Cowin, Donold Scarffe & Henry Nelson. The haulf crop of corne to come in. Donold Cowin & Phillip Quaile bound wth therin execr in forme of Law for the forthcomminge of the goods & to keepe the office harmless."
died 15 February 1637/8 intestate: "Cathrin Corrin departed this life the 15th of Febry intestate whereof the Church having intelligence hath decreed her onely son Willm Knakill administrator the next of kind on the mothers side Supervisors a legasie to the husband upon sight of the inventorie. Solvo tamen uinquig suo iuri. Decretu est et Solvit 18d. Invent 20s of all the debtlesse goods praised by Donold Brew, Wm Cowin, Malloney Cowin & Tho: Cowin. Jo: Cotteen wth his executor bound in forme of Law for the forthcomminge of the goods & to keepe the office harmlesse. Subpoena double ye value."
dated 9th August 1637: "KK Lonan: August the 9th 1637: The last will & testament of Christian Corrin who committed her soule unto God & her bodie unto Christian buriell. Itt: she left to the poore a fer: malt two pottles wheat & Oate meale & sheepe at the discrecion of her execr. It she left to her eldest son Tho her part of the plough & her part of the crop of corne wth her riding horse half a cow half a maire & her plow yeares. Itt she left to her daughter Kathrin half a cow half a mair & to her daughter Isable half a cow the third part of a maire & a follower. It she left to her two youngest children Donnold & Gilbt Brew her part of the sheep and a cow & the two parts of a maire & a follower. Itt, she left to her 2 brothers a yeard of white woolen cloath. It, she left the one haulf of the tyth unto her 2 eldest draughts & the other haulf to her son Tho: & her son Tho to give to everie of her said Children a ferlett of barley all the rest of her goods moveable and unmoveable she bequeathed unto Tho: Kathrin Isable Donnold & Gilbt Brew her children whom she constituted her lawfull execr. She left Tho: Corrin & Wm Corrin Supervisors of this her last will. Testes: Hen: Nelson, Wm Corrin, iurati. Probatu est et Solvit 1s. Invent: one oxe 20s, three beist[?] one heffer 18s. two maires & one follower 30s. haulf a horse 13s. the muttons & sheep being praised 8s 6d, the lynyn & woolen 4s, the household stuffe 8d, thees goods were praised by Phillip Quaile, Donnold Brew, Wm Corrin, Phillip Brew. Xxx Wm: Corrin & Donald Brew have bound ymselves for ye forthcoming of this Inventory & to secure the office subpoena double the value."
Donald Brew is probably the husband of Christian Corrin.
dated 25 July 1637: "July the 25th 1637, Lonnan: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Bessy Kewly who departed this liffe as afforesd: Ffirst she committed her soule to God and her body to Chrian burial. Itt, to the poore 1 boule of malt and half fir: wheat to be paid by her son Willm and the rest att the discrecian of her execr. Itt, to her sonne Willm Cowine her part of the Intackes her halfe of the plough & her halfe of the crope of corne to be sowen by her execr to him the sd: Willm. Itt, to her daughters maried 1 cow apiece or one heifer apiece if they were but one yeare old that they shall not refuse them. Itt, to her three children unmarried her part of St Nicholas Croft. Itt, to her daughter Elizabeth 1 heiffer. Itt, to Mariot Kewly 1 heiffer, 1 coate, some shirte. Itt, my nephew Jony Cowin 1 sheep. Itt, to my nephew Phillip Nelson 1 sheep. Itt, to Sr Jo: Moore 1 mutton. Itt, to Phillip Skillicornes children & Philip Knaells children one follower. Itt, to Robt & Phillip Cowine 2 calves & one younge ffilly two yeares old. Itt, constituted & ordained her 3 children Phillip, Robt, and Elizabeth Cowine her true and lawfull execr of all her goodes moveable and unmoveable. Testes: John Moore, minister, Tho: Ffargher, Phillip Cowine. Inventory within 14 dayes subpoena 10s. Probatu et Solvit 12d. Inventory in the 4 leafe following.[only 2 pages of inventory followed per the film]
KK Machold: Item, debts due unto the executors of Bessey Kewley wch deceased this life the ten day of August last – 1637, they wch are now subscribed [no names were subscribed] Itt: Patrick Cowle 30s; Itt Jo: Cowle in Ramsey 26s, Itt Donold Corkill 6 s, Itt the executors of Donold Calow 27s, Itt the executors of Willm Calow 10s. KK Lonan: Itt, Raph[?] Lauransone 3s 6d, Itt, Phillip Cowne 11s, Itt Phillip Cowine in Colbey 14s, Itt, Philip Breewe 2s, Itt, Sir Willm Nores 10s, Itt Michiell Moore 6s, Phillip Skillicorne 14s, Itt, Phillip Knakill 19s, Itt, Donold Kermod 9s, Itt Willm _orcher 3s 6d, Itt Henry Loney 3s 6d. KK Christ Leare: Itt, Willm Standish 22s. Pledges [none listed].
The Invent of Bessy Kewley priced by Wm Cowine, Mahony Cowine, Jo: ?Ffargher & Tho: Fargher as follows: Imprinis note that all her goodes moveable & unmoveable was priced to 16 pounds 12s 0d. the execr att lawffull yeares and have received their parte of goodes into their owne custodie. The executr are at lawfull yeares & have bound ymselves in ye penalty double ye value to keep the office harmless."
died 20 September 1637: "Lonan: The last will and testament of Ann Leawne who departed this liffe the 20th 7ber 1637, bequeathed her soule unto God and her bodie to Christian burial. It, leaft to the poore a boule malt half fer: wheat & oate meale & xxxxx[?sheep] at the descrecion of her execr. It, leaft to her husband her part of the riding horse and two oxen out of her part of goods. It, leaft to Ann Quaile a carchieffe and a heffer. It, leaft to Isable Cowin a yearling calf. It, to Ffinlo Fargher her grandchild a cow & her husband to have the use of the said cow until the child be of lawfull yeeres. It, leaft to Isable Cowine a green wascott & a red petticoat. It, she leaft to her brother Donnold Leawne 3s. It, to Rich: Leawne her brother 3s. It, to her sister Margrett 6s & a calf of a yeere & a haulf. It, she leaft to her sister Margrett the younger 4s. It, she leaft to Tho Cowine a sheep & a lambe. It, to Willm Quaile 2s. It, she constituted and ordained her two sons John & Robt Cowine execr of all the rest of her goods moveable & unmoveable. Further she left to her husband her part of the cropp of corne. Debts due unto her from Ann Christian 20s, from John Kewley 13s 3d, from Willm Galle[?] 20s; from Kathrin Clerke 14s. Item she left unto her son Robt a cow & haulf the executorship xx aforesaid in leiu of what goods is due unto him by his father, this Robert being in Ireland the court hath received all right for him according to Law. Xxxx xxxx tamen uviquig suo juri. Xxxx by the testimony of the said witnesses the testatrix left Robts goods unto Margrett Leawne until he himself came into the Island. Testes: Donnold Leawne, Phillip Quaile, jurati. Probatu est et Solvit 1s. Invent wthin 14teen dayes subpoena 10. Performed. Inventory of Ann Lewne et sequit: Imprimis 2 ould cowes priced 30s; It, 2 young cowes 40s; It 1 steere 4 yeare ould 14s; It 2 maires priced 36s; It 1 horse priced 14s; It 12 sheep priced to [no amount recorded[. Joh: Cowin is at lawfull yeares & hath bound himself for the one halfe of the executorship to the secure xxxx office for the other halfe of this Inventory & to secure the office John Shimmin hath bound himself. In forma iuri. 9ber 9th 1638: Robt Lewin being at lawfull yeares hath confessed himselfe to have received all the goods due to him by ye death of Anne Leawin & doth herby free his bounds for the aforesaid goods & xxxx himselfe his heires & execrs to secure the office subpoena predicta."
died July 1637: "KK Lonan: Maclowny Knackle departed ys life about y xx[hidden in fold] of July the church having intelligence therof hath decreed his children James & Katherin Administrs & the next of kinred on the fatherside supervisors & a legasy to the wife upon ye sight of the Inventory. Salvo tamen vincuig suo iure. Invent. Ys Invent to be perfected wthin 14 dayes subpoena 10s. Patrick Lowny & Donold Gilpatrick pledges. 23[?] stokes of oates. Total 48s 4d all the goods, surmouth to xxxxxx."
dated 15 September 1637: "Lonan: The 15th of 7ber 1637, Lonan: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Avericke Kerran. First she committed her sould to God & her bodie to Christian burial. Itt, to the poore at the discrecion of her execr. Itt, to her daughter Ellin Chaighen 1 choyse cow & so much red cloth as will be her a petticoat. Itt, to her daughter Jony her best coat. Itt, to her daughter Kathren Chayghen 1 coverlett & 1 kercheiffe. Itt, to her yongest sonn 1 steere or 1 yonge mayre in his brothers custodie. Itt, constituted & ordained her children vidz: Willm, Robt, Willm, Jony and Mally Caighen her true & sole execr to all her goodes moveable & unmoveable. Testes: Tho: Freew, Jony Cloage, iurati. Probatu est et Solvit 1s.
[The inventory is written in the same hand and with the same ‘pen’ as the above ‘probatue est et solvit 1s’.] The Inventory of Ales Cerren: In primis one mare 20s; It one foale 3s; It one yonge steare 2 yeares ould 9s; It on hefufer[?] 1 yeare ould 8s; It 1 ould mare 7s; It halfe a fether bed & boulster 5s; IT in sheepe and hoges 10 15s; It in pewter platters 800[?] 12d; It in sakxx[?] one a furlod 2s; It in wodden vessels 3 12d; It in wodden canes 3 4d; It in brass halfe a pan 8d; It in cheese 2 and a halfe 12d. Prased by William Christin, xxxxxx and William Christin junior. The whole some is 3 pounds 3 shillings. Donald Cannell et Gilbt Cordeige hath bound ymselves there heires & executrs to secure ye office subpoena double the value of this Inventory.
QUESTION: The Inventory is on the same page as with will of Averick Kerran, as if it belongs to the will. Did Averick go by the name Alice? Or did the name Averick sometimes get changed to Alice (like Johnette became Joney at the end of 1500s, which became Judith by the mid 1750s)? Or did the clerk write it wrong when writing the Inventory? Etc.
died 6 June 1637: "Conchan: The laste will & testament of Bahie Kewley wich departed this lyfe the 6 of June, she left to the poore 1 b of malte 1 halfe firlet wheate 1 halfe firlet of ote meale 2 mottenes. Itm she left to her daughters halfe her goods and the other halfe of her goods to her towe sones John and James Corwin[?] and they to be her lawfull executors of all her goode. Testes: John Oates vicr, Margret Sletch[?], jurati. Probat est et Solvit 12d. Invent wthin 14teene dayes subpoena 20s. Performed. Inprimis 1 cow, 1 heiffer & half cowe, Itt 8 sheep young & ould, wch the Children have taken to themselves being at lawfull yeares. It, more the 3 part of a fishing boate priced 20s, It, halfe the netts priced 10s, It half houshould stufe 22s. Tho: Corran hath bound himself his heires & executors to keep the office harmless, the execr are at lawfull yeares to receive there goods & have xxxx bound them selves wth the sd Tho: ut supra.
died 16 July 1637: "KK Onchan 1637: The last will & testament of John Loone who departed this life the 6th of July anno 1637. He left the poore 1 bowle of malt, 1 firlett wheate 2 muttons, and the rest at the discrecion of the overseers. It, he left his eldest sonne halfe the teame of oxen & halfe the crop of corne, and half of all gears belonging & necessary for labouringe of the Land; It, he left to his sayd sonne eight sheep, 4 muttons, and a maire. It, to his wife his rydinge horse. It to Sr Jo: Oates a mutton. It to his two yongest Edmond & John Loone his part of Skillicornes corne, and constituted and ordained them his lawfull executors of all his goods moveable and unmovable, and willed his wife to have the keepinge of his children & the benefit of the farme till the children come to lawfull ears, whether his wife marryed or not. It, he acknowledged & tooke upon his conscience that he had payd Mr. Squire then under steward all the rents due at Michaelmas 1636 being 4 pounds 4s & 7d, out of wch moneyes the sayd Mr Squire payd him his allowance. It, he left the 4 witnesses supervisors of his children. Witnesses: Donald Loone, Jo: Kewley, Edmund Cro, Donald Crich, jurati. Probat et Solvit 12d. Debts due to ye sayd Jo: Loone: xxx from his father and mother 20s; It, Mallowny Cowne 3s; It, Jo: Skillycorne 2s 6d; It, Robt Crich 12d. Note yt ys codicil wch Jo: Kewley hath offered is to be examined by ye circ & sworne by 3 witnesses, wch he is to returne before y 2 of November. Pledge. Note: yt Jo: Kewley, Donald Leane & Donald Critch upon oath saith that xxx[hidden in fold] John Leane bequeathed to his son in xxxxx Will half his crop of corne & half his team of oxen, he asked his wife whether she xxx willing thereunto, shee sayd she was coxxxxx the farther affirmeth that he left chardge upon his wife to bring up his son at the schoole. An Inventorie of the goods of John Lewne taken the 21 of September 1637 prased by 4 sworne men, Tho Christin, Danold Canell, Phill xxxxx, John Kellye: Imprimis xxxxx and a bullocke pair 4 21s; Item 2 heiffers price 16s; Item, for ther parte of the swine 8s; Item 2 bl--ed & 2 shites price 13s; Itm halfe a fleche 3s; Itm, half a xxrbes bed price 3s 4d, Itm a sacke & a canvice 2s; Item 2 yarde of canvice cloath 8d; Item 1 ould canvice & 2 pxxxxx 16d; Item, 1 barrell 1 fishine, 1 tub wth other same vessel 4s; Item halfe a hogete price 9d; 2 pewter platers xxxx 20d; 1 ould chaire[?] halfe a chiste 16d; halfe a lytell potte 12d; halfe a _atte_ xxxx 6d; Itm a lader, 3 carres & crills[?] price 2s 6d; halfe a mare price 7s, Ite in sheep yonge & ould 23 & halfe sheep 30s; the l---eb prase 7s; 2 yonge goates 2s; The halfe the cropte of corne & halfe the teame of oxen due to the eldest. Pledges Ed: Crow, Donald Leane & Ed: Crow senr, for ye forthcoming of ye goods & to secure ye office subpoena double ye value. The xxxx Corbes: 1 table, 1 briefe pottes, 1 chist, 1 xxxxxxxx, 1 colte, 1 spayd shxxxx & dagger, 1 halbexxx all priste 32s. Xxxxx the corne wch was in Skilcorn xx[?hands] he lxxx to the xx xxxge xxx wch ssss 9 stokes of oates & xxx sheaves of barley priced 7s. It halfe an ould feather bed, It, on earthen platter. The whole Invent amounts to 9 pounds 18s 3d.
died 6 June 1637, intestate: "Conchan: Katherin Leone departed ys life ye 6th of June intestate, the church having intelligence therof hath decreed her brethren & sisters administrators. Decret et Solvit 12d. Invent wthin 14teen dayes. Subpoena 10s. dismist. Invent priced by Patrick Fletcher, Wm Kewley, John Xtin, Donald Critch ut sequitr: Imprimis 1 maire 20s; It 11 sheep & muttons 16s 6d; It 4 goats 5s 4d; It the houshould stuff wth some other trifles 42s. baiting agioate[?]. These goods before specified are the childrens pt of goods, vidolicel[?] Robt Lewne, Gilnow Lewne, John Lewne, Paule Gellin, & Isabell Gellin, the other half of the Inventory being 44s her two sisters hath who are at lawfull yeares & have bound ymselves to secure the office. Jo: Kewley & John Lewne are bound for the befor specifyed childrens goods & to secure the office subpoena double the value. Debts due to ye executors from Robt Cubbons wife 1s 6d; more from Bessy xxxxxx 8s."
died 9 August 1637: "The last will & testament of Mariatt Moore alias Clucas wch departed this life the 9th day of August 1637, who left to the poore a boule of malt, halfe a firlet of wheate, halfe a firlet oatemeale, a mutton & a sheep. Item, left her parte of the teame of oxen & her part of the crope of corne unto her eldest sonne & he to give unto everie one of the other children 3 boules of mault & wheate. Item, left to her sister Jony the cowe wch was in her owne keepeinge. Item left to Kathren Clucas als: Craine a cowe. To the vicr a muttn. Willed & ordained her 4 children co-executr of all the rest of her goods moveable & immoveable, & her husband to have the keeping of the children & their goods. The next of kinred one ye mothers side supervisors. Probat et Solvit 12d. Wm: Oats vicr.
An Inventorie of the debtless goods of Mariat Moore alias Clucas valewed by Patr Kelly, Gilbt Clucas, Phillip Quillam, & Nicho: Karran, sworne men. Imprimis, In sheep & muttn yonge & old three score price 6 pounds; Itm, 20 lambs 20s; Item 30 goats, yonge & old 50[?]s; Item, 8 kids 6s; her part of the theame beingt 4 oxen wth their implements 6 pounds 10xxx; Item, 6 kyne price 6 pounds 12s; Item 2 steares 2 yeares old 22s; Item, 3 bullocks a years & an halfe old 24s; Item, 1 horse, & 1 maire price 48s; her part of the household stuffe as cloathes & vessels & valeued to 3 pounds; Item, 4 hens 6d; Item, 8 geese 2s 8d; Item, 2 maires & a foale 40s; Item, 1 coult 2 yeares old 20s; Item, 1 yonge maire 20s; Item, 1 cowe & 2 purres 6s; Item, halfe the croop of corne being halfe the croope of a quarter & an halfe of ground. The corbs: a chist 2s 4d; whele & cards 2s 4d, a sucke 12d, a fledge 6s 8d, a spade 12d, [subtotal of corbs] 13xxx. Certaine debts to come in, wch if it may be had, shall be answered to the children. From the executor of Wm: Hutchens 3 pounds beinge the childrens part. Pledges Robt Clucas et Robt Kermott for ye forthcoming of ye Inventory to secure the office subpoena at double valew.
died 18 October 1629, dated 11 March 1628/9 at the top: "The 11th of March 1628: The last will & testament of Patr: Clucas, wch departed this life the 18th of October 1629. He left to the poore in wheate & barly 1 boule, and xx boule of oatemeale & a mutton or two. Item, Left to his 4 children viz: Jo: Kathren, Issable & Mariatt Clucas a cow or an oxe betwixt them for a legasie. He said that Mrs Jaine Christin, the old Deemsters wife was to give him 20s his parte thereof viz: 10s he bequeathed to Wm Oats vicr: & if it might not be had without trouble then he willed that his executor should give him the said vicer 10s willed alsoe that all the intackes in his possession should remaine to the farme, except his part of the cloasse, wch he bequeathed unto his sonne Oats Clucas. Item, Left to the said Oats Clucas fortie stoukes of oats out of the whole crops willed his wife Margrett Killy & his sonne Oats Clucas xx executors of all the rest of his goods moveable & unmoveable. Testes: Wm Oats vicr, Wm More. Probatum est et Solvit 12d. Invent before ye next Chapter. Whereas question was moved by other of his sonnes in claime whether ye decedent was in perfect remembrance the minister of ye parish wth ye othr teste have taken upon there corporal oath yt ye sayd Patr Clucas was of perfect & good memory xx xxx d--eme b any xx make his will to them ---------, ergo probatum est ut supra. Xxx The executr at lawful yeares hath upon ----------- --- in --- invent 3 pounds & 10s & hath bound himselfe ------ --- 20 pounds ad usum domi to secure ye office. Jo: Quaye enterth his challenge for ye benefit of a handfasting bargaine promised to him by Oates Clucas for & in the behalfe of his fathr Patr Clucas for wch he craveth the lawe & desyreth ye Courte to take[?] --- office of his clayme ---: wch is refered to ye tryall to the ----- corporall power where hee is to --- ------ by course of lawe to bee releemed[?redeemed]."
died 9 August 1637: "Marowne: the last will & testament of John Kermott, wch departed his life the 9th day of August 1637, who left to the poore att discretion of the executr. Item, Left to his wife halfe the horse. Item, Left to his sonne Oats Kermot be much of the crope of corne, as his sonne Robt had formarly taken away, viz: the third part & a yonge goate; To the vicr a kide. Willed his three unmarried children co executors of all the rest of his goods & his sonne Robt Supervisor. Testes: Wm: Oats vicr, Ffinloe Kermot. 12d. Ellin Kermott one of ye execr is dead & ye church hath decreed her brothers & sisters Administrs. Decretu est et Solvit 2s. An invent of the goods of Jo: Kermot, valewed by sworne men viz: Patr Kelly, Gilbt Clucas, Phillip Quillam, & Nicho: Karran. Imprimis, all the household stuffe whatsoever valeued unto 26s 4d; Item, 1 care, 1 paire of creels[?] 3d; In sheep & muttn 6 12s; 3 lambs 3s; 5 goats & 2 kids 11s; 1 cowe 22s; 1 steare 13s; 1 oxe bullocke 7s 6d; 1 old horse 6s; 1 calfe 2s; his part of the geese 8d. Summ: 5pounds 2s 8d. His part of ye crope being 40 stoakes of oats. The execr are at lawful yeares & have bound themselves in ye penalty of double ye valew & to keepe the office harmlesse. Robt Kermott ye 20 of October entereth his claime agt ye execr of Jo: Kermott for a piece half mutton, 5s 8d."
died 27 September, husb John Gelling, fa John Kewley: "Anne Kewley alias Gellin departed ye 27 of Septembr intestate whereof ye Church having intelligence ----- her only son Jo: Gellin Administrator & ye next of kinred on the mothers side supervisor, a legasy to ye husband on sight of the Invent., vid: halfe ye riding horse. Decret est et Solvit. Salvo tamen uniang suo iure.
An Invent of the goods of Ann Kewley als Gellin taken the 2 day of 8ber 1837 & valewed by sworne men viz: Patr Kelly, Wm Kelly, Finloe Kewley & Jo: Kewley. Imprimis, 1 oxe ;price 25s; Item 1 cowe 23s; Item, the 4 parte of a cowe & the 4 parte of a bullocke 6s 6d; Item, 1 yonge colt 14s; Item halfe an old maire 7s 6d; Item, halfe the riding horse 14s; In money 10s; Item halfe a colt 12d; Item, 3 sheep, a lambe, & halfe a lambe 7s 6d; Item 1 purce[?] 12d; her cloathes & her part of the household stuffe 6s 8d; Item ---- ----- -- ye corne xx stoaks, her part of the crope of corne being 28 stoacks of oats or there abouts price 14s. Summ 6 pounds 10s 2d. Ther is to be deducted out of the above said goods to discharge the Lo: rents, church duties, other debts 2vs. Jo: Gellin father of ye orphant & Jo: Kewley grandfather of the mothers side pledge for y forthcoming of ye goods & to keep ye office harmless. This is moreover to be added to the invent of Ann Kewley alias Gellin: 4 stokes of oats price 6s; hemp & flaxe & other trufles 2s."
father Richard Bridson who died earlier: "The last will of Christian Bridsonne who ----[hidden in fold] to the poore half firlet malt, half fir: oatemeale, a sheep. Item, left to her sisters Alice & -axxx[?Jane] Bridson a yonge cow 5 yeares old. And willed her brother Nicho: Bridsone sole executor of all the rest of her goods. Testes: Jo: Callew, Ellin Callew[?]. Probat et Solvit. Note: yt ys decedents Invent is included in her fathers Invent Rich Bridsons. Pledge Jo: Moore et Jo: Callin for ye forth of ye goods & to secure the office subpoena duble value."
made 23 July 1637, husband William Corkill: see Full Will
, died 2 January 1637/8: "Nicholas Watchen departed this
life the 2th of Januarie 1637 intestate whereof the Church having intelligence
hath decreed his children legitimately begotten his administrators vidz: John,
Ellin & Emy Wattson, & the mother Supervisor in regard there is none
of the fathers kinreed in this contrie & a legasie to her upon sight of
the Invent. Salvo tamen vincuig xx jure. Decretum probatum est et solvit 1s.
Inventory have cowe 12s 6d, Itm half sheep 20s; Itm half pur[?] 2s; Itm the
corne 6s 6d; Itm, the household stuff & clothes 28s 2d; Itm the smithie
geares, to be added. Debts claimed by ye execrs wch is referred to ye tryall
of Law: Robt Moore 1 firlett barley, Wm Dobson 10 groats. Ye mother to take
bonds[?]; who hath taken Wm Dobson & Gyles Ke----- sureties for ye Invent,
who have bound ymselves heires & executrs for the same as also to [secure
ye office] subpoena double ye value usu ----."
Braddan burial register: Nicolas Walchin buried 2 Jan 1637
See also: #63 Arbory of Joney Key als Coole als Kinage
, died 4 January 1637/8: "Marie Walker alias Cure departed this life the 4th of Januarie 1637 departed this life intestate the Church having intelligence therof hath decreed her 3 children Robt, Phillip, & Bahee Administrators & the next of kin--- on the mother side Supervisors. Note yt --- ye oath of 2 witnesses p----- house ----- ------- ------ her ----. Decrecum est Solvit. Invent 1 house & garden price 3 pounds 2s. Pledge John Cuttery[?] for ye forthcoming & to secure ye office."
[right part of page is crumbled away a little]: "In the name of God amen. I Danold Quarke sicke in bodie but ---- in mynd & of perfect memorie praysed bee God, doe make this my last ----- in manner & form followinge. First I comitt my soule to God & my bodie --- Christian buriell. Itm, to his two sons Wm & Philip Quarke 8d apiece, & all the rest of his goods to his daughter Mally Quarke wm: he constituted execr. Witnesses: Sr Patrick Thompson, Ellin Ffletcher. Probatm et Solvit. Inventory 4 sheep. The execr are at lawfull years & have bound ymselves to secure the office."
Mallie Blaine alias Cannell departed this life ye 17th of October 1637. The will in the Archdeacons bookes.
Braddan burial register: Malie Canell bur 17 Oct 1637
, died 24 December 1637: "Jo: Quay departed this life ye 24th of December 1637 the Ch--- having intelligence therof hath Decreed his six Children Finloe, Robt, John, Wm, Avericke, & Margrett Administrators of all his goods & the next of kinred one the fathers ---- Supervisors is legacy is to be graithed to the wife upon the sight of that Inventory. Decretm est et Solvit. Invent as followeth: Itm, 1 stire price 12s; Itm, 1 pott 15d; Itm, 1 blankett 2s; Itm, half chest 12d; Itm little smale vessels 6d; Itm, pound & halfe hemp xx; Itm, corne 2s. Paule Bridson & Tho: Karalough sureties for ye fourth coming of ys Inventory subpoena double the value, a usu Domini."
Jo: Callinge departed this life ye 26th of December 1637 intestate, the Church having intelligence therof hath decreed his child[?] Administrator upon oath in--- ------.
Margrett Kewley alias Cunesie[?] departed ye 26th of December 1637 paupefr ---- inhabet upon oath.
#36 Braddan, of James Stowell / Stoale, dated 4 September 1637 at the top: "The 4th of 7tember 1637: The last will and testamt: of James Stoale who comit--- his soule into the hands of the allmightly & his body to Xtian burial. Itm, to the poore a sheep and 4 bottles of corne. Itm, he left to Phillip & Tho Stoale qrter of a mayre, & a qrter of a foole. Itm, he left to his sister Mrgreat a sheep. Itm, to his mother a sheep. He constituted & ordained his mother his lawfull execr of all the rest of his goods moveable and immoveable. Testes: Jo: Carrowne, Phillip Stoale. Probatum et Solvit 4d. Inventory is contained in the will. The execr ---- lawfull yeares hath bound herself to dischardge --- --- --------- accordinge to Law."
, died first July 1637: "Braddin: Mariod Leawine alias Gelling departed this life the first of July 1637 intestate wherof the Church having intelligence hath ordered & decreed her two children vidz Paule & Isabel Gellion her lawfull Administrators & the Ante upon the mother side vidz Jony & Allis Leowine overseers a legasie to the husband upon the sight of the Invent, wch the Court hath decreed to bee the --dinge h---- out of the whole. Salvo tamen vinenyg suo jure. Decretum est et Solvit 3s.
Invent taken and priced by the Sumner and 4 men viz Danold Cowley, Paule Gellinge, Donold Leawne and Willm Gelling: Imprimis 1oxe 9 years old price 27s; Itm 1 oxe 4 years old price 27s; Itm, half oxe 5 years 10s; Itm, 1 cowe 7 years old 20s; Itm 1 cow 4 years 20s; Itm, one maire, one coult one foule & half young horse price 34s; Itm, half muttons 16s 6d; Itm, 16 sheep price 24s; Itm, 10 lambs 6s 8d; Itm, 2 goates & half goat, & 1 kid & half kid 3s; Itm 2 coats & wascotts 8s; Itm linens price 4s; Itm, household stuffe 6s; certaine other things priced to 30s & appointed to dischardge & pay the debts the childers part of the crop to be added when it is tried the 4th part of the crop is found to be due. Pledges Paule Gellin & John Xtin for the forth coming this Inventory in penalty double the value.
November the 6 1672: Be it know unto all mene by these presence that Poall Gelling sonne to Poale Gelling have re -- saved the goodes which was due to me by my motheres death from my fathere Poale Gelling, but the righte of the corne is reserved for me when soe ever I call for it. Poall Gelling his marke X. Witnesses: Malonilounie X, Will Cermad X, Edw Ffletcher.
May 17th 1676: this day Willm Norris for himself & his wife Issable Gelling came to the Records & acknowledged himself to have received at & from ye hands of his father in law Paule Gelling the full --------- of 5 pounds 19s beinge the full due to her except her part of w---- provided all wages yt --re fall due besides the crop ------ to 5 pound 3s 1d: & having received the said since of 5 pounds 19s, remaines yet due to be deducted out of her part of the crop the full sume of 11d. Willm Norris, Isable Norris allias Gelling her mark X.
June 9th 1676: Paule Gellin one of the Administrators doth acknowledge himselfe to bee fully satisfied, & he paid all such goods as fell due to him by ye death of his mother Mariod Gellinge except the crop of corne as appears by his certificate & doth acquit & discharge the pledge. Poaule Gellin."
See Archdeacon Will 1688 #40 Marown,
of William Norris, dated 9 December 1688: Will of Marriod's son in law who
married daughter Isabel Gelling
See #25 Conchan of Katherine Lewn, died 6 June 1637, intestate: Will of sister of Marriod
, died August 1637: "Braddan: In the name of God amen. I Jony Crow alias Ffarghar sick in bodie, but whole in mynd, & of good & perfect memorie praysed bee God doe make this my last will & testament in manner & forme following. First I comitt my soule to God and my bodie to Christian buriell. Itm, I leave to the poore a mutton. Itm, I constitud & ordaine my son James execr of all my goods moveable & unmoveable. Testes: Patr: Thompson, Jo: Cotteir. Inventorie: one cowe price 21s; It 4 sheep price 5s; It, one coffer 3s; It, woole 1s; Itm, certaine little vessels 6d. Priced by Richard Clucas & Jo: Quay who are also bound for ye forthcoming of ye goods & to secure ye office. Pledge."
Braddan burial register: Jony Crow als Farker buried 18 Aug 1637
, died 30 July 1637: "Braddan: Willm Gellinge departed this life the 30th
of July in 1637 intestate wherof the Church havinge intelligence hath ordered
& decreed his brother Paul & his 4 sisters vidz Ann, Jony, Ellyne &
Issabell Gellion his lawfull Admnistrators & Lawful execr the sight of the
Invent to their father, the Adminystrators all of lawfull yeares needeth noe
overseers. Salvo tamen vin---- suo jure. Decretum est et Solvit 18d. Invent
before St And----- Day subpoena 10s ---- ---- performed. The execrs are 5 &
all of them at lawfull yeares, & the goods amounteth to 20s in the whole
vid: 4s apiece & a boule of barley betwixt them all. --: forme apparat.
Pledge to dischardge all things & to keepe the office harmless Paule Gelling."
Braddan burial register: Wm Gelling son of Paul Gelling, buried 30 Jul 1637
, dated 3 October 1637: "Braddan in anno domini 1637 ye 3rd of Oct: In the name of God Amen. I Jo: Quirke sicke and weak in body but whole and perfect of memorie praised bee God doe make this my will as followeth: First I commend my soule to God my maker and my body to be buried in Christian mould from whence it came. Item, I leave to ye poore at tyme usuall half a firlet of mault and 2 kissans wheate and pease at the discreation of my executors. Item, I leave a parte of my goods towards the payinge of my depts.. Item, I leave my children jointly executors of the overpluse. Item, I leave my sayd children unto the custodie and keepeinge of there mother and likewise theire goods until they come to lawfull yeeres to receive them. The Court in discrecon hath decreed the Uncles & Ants on the fathers syd Supervisors. Testes: Patricke Thompson vicar, Jo: Cosnahan curatus. Probatum est et Solvit 4d.
A true and perfect Inventorie of the goods of the foresaid Jo: Quirke brought in and praised by the Sumpner and other foure men sworne and appointed for that purpose viz: Tho: Fairebrother, Donnalo Callin, Tho: ---- Fayle and Gylbert kerrett. Imprimis half a house and gardinge and other things c---- ---- in the house as half an old cupboard, half table one --ost or forme, all praised to fourtie shillings. Item, an iron pott praised to 12d: half a brass pass 9d; Item a pottle -ans, 2 piggins, and 2 earthen platters all praised to 8d; Item, half a flaxen wheele praised to ---, Item, half a chare 3d, one old bed part 8d, one fledge --, one barrel 6d, one flaxen sheet priced 3s; Item, half a feather bed & boulster priced 3s 6d, half a churne & half a tub 7-; Item one weight and a sieve 2d; Item, a rakantree and, pothookes priced 3d; Item, half an old cow praysed 6s; Item, half an heifer of 2 yeares old praised to 10s, half a tub and half firkin praised to 3d. Depts deducted out of this inventorie due to several parties doth amount unto the whole and ------ sum of sixe and twentie shillings 2d. Pledges Edward Postlett & the wife of ye decedent."
"Braddan in anno domini 1637: In the name of God Amen. I Christian Courmeene
sicke and weake in bodie but whole and perfect of memories praised bee God,
do make this my will as followeth: First I commend my soule to the tuition of
ye almightie God and my bodie to bee buried in Christian mould. Item, I leave
to the poore at tyme usual half a firlet of mault three kissans of wheate. Item,
I leave my children viz, William Clarke and Kather Clarke my whole and sole
executors of all my goods movable and unmoveable. Wm Clerke hath in his own
& sisters behaulf. Witnesses: Jo: Cosnahan curatus. Proved this will &
payd 6d probacion. A true and perfect inventorie of the fore said will, priced
by Willm: Cotter & Paule Taggard: Imprrimis one old cow praised to twelve
shillings, Itm one old blanket praised to 18d; Item an old coffer or chest praised
to 6d. Depts deducted out of the foresaid inventorie, due to several parties
doth amount unto foure shillings 6d. Pledge Wm: Cotter et Wm: Clark for ye Inventory
& to secure the office subpoena double the value."
Braddan burial register: Christian Keermene buried 17 Sep 1637
This will was written the 3th of October by me Jo: Cosnahan.
"Braddan In the anme of God Amen. I Christian Keanaije sicke and weake in body, but whole and perfect of memorie praised bee God doe make this my will as followeth. First I commend my soule to the tuition of the almightie God and my body to be buried in Christian mould. Item, I leave my children jointly executors of all my goods movable and unmovable. Item, I leave my said children unto the custodie and keepinge of their father. Testes: Jo: Cosnahan juratus. Probatum est et Solvit 6d. A true inventorie of the foresaid will praised by Willi: Cotter Sumpner & Paule Taggard: Imprimis half a younge cowe praised to tenne shillings; Item in small trisets[? Tripets] wch were in the house as 2 olf platters & 2 tubs all praised to 4d. Depts due to be paid to severall parties, out of this inventorie doth amount unto seven shillings. Pledg: Wm Cotter et Wm Clark for the goods & to secure the office subpoena 10s.
January 19th: Margreta Moore queritum contra execrs Katherin Kinnaige, half cowe & 2s in money as shee will make evidently appeare, for wch she craveth tryall for the same secunda sorcua legis huius jusula[?]."
, died 6 June 1637 intestate: "Bradan: Isabell Lewin departed ys life
abut ye 6th of June intestate wherof ye Church having intelligence hath decreed
her 3 Children, Donald, Bahy & John Critch Aministrators & the next
of kinread of the mother side supervisors. Salvo tamen vincing suo iure. Probat
est et Solvit 3s. Invent wthin 14 dayes. Subpoena 10s perforamed, Inventory
page the 3 aute. Braddan in anno Domini, 1637: A true and perfect Inventorie
of the goods of Issable Lewn brought in by the Sumpner and foure other men sworne
and appointed for yt purposse, viz: Jo: Christin, Robert Lewne, Donald Lewne
and Donald Creech. Imprimis, one cowe, 8 sheep and other small trifles which
are in the house, as one brewinge combe and three firkins of wood, Item a paire
and half of hearringe nets, Item one goose and a flaxen wheale, Item a bed stocke
and half an iron harrowe, which smale goods doth amount unto the whole and inst
summe of thirtie shillings. Pledge Dollin et Wm Gellin to secure the office
for the forth coming of the goods subpoena double the value."
Braddan burial register: Issable Lewn als Cretch bur 24 Feb 1637
, died 1 August 1637: "Jony Gellin Departed ys life ye 1 of Aug: intestate
the Church having intelligence hath decreed her 6 children Administrs &
the next of kinred on ye mothers side supervisors, a legasy to the husband upon
sight of ye Invent. Salvo temen vincing, Suo iure. Decret ye 6d. Invent wthin
14 dayes. Subpoena 10s performed Inventory page before. A true and perfect inventorie
of ye goods of Jony Gellinge alias Cannan who died sine testamento praysed by
Gylbert Creere, Willi: Cannon, Willi: Cannell, & Willi: Creere: Imprimis
one oxe of 7 yeares old praised to 27s & another of 8 yeares praysed to
20s another of 7 yeares praysed to 25s. Item, another cowe of 6 yeares praysed
to 20s. Item an incalfe cowe praysed to 24s. Item a younge heffer of 3 yeares
old praysed to 16s. Item a younge steare of a yeare old praised 6s. Item, halfe
a yonge calfe praysed 12s. Item, a mare praysed to 20s. Item, a younge horse
of 2 yeares old praysed 12s; Item half an old horse praysed to 8s; Item 6 muttons
praysed to 8s. Item, 9 sheep praysed 16s; Item, half a sheepe 12d. Item, 2 geese
praysed; Item, half the house hold stufe praysed to 13s 4d; Item, half ye crop
of half a quarter of land; Item, 4 lambs praysed to 3s 4d. Pledge Wm Cannell
et Wm Cannan have bound ymselves there heires & execr not only for the forthcoming
of the goods but also to secure the office subpoena double ys Invent."
Braddan burial register: Jony Canon als Gelling buried 4 Aug 1637
"Braddan in anno domini 1637: In ye name of God Amen. I Jo: Quine, sicke in body but whole and perfect in memorie praysed be to God doe constitute and ordaine this my will as followeth. First, I commend my soule to the tuition of the almightie God, and my body to bee buried in Christian mould. Item, I leave to the poore at tyme usuall three kissangs of mault and 2 kissans of oate meale. Item, I leave and ordaine to my wife out of the whole, half a heffer of a yeere old. Item, I leave my daughter Aricke my whole executor of all my goods movable, and unmovable. Item, I leave my sayd daughter unto the custodie and keepinge of her mother, and her goods likewise, until shee come to lawful yeeres, to receive them. The Court in discrecon hath decreed the uncles & Ants on the fathers syd supervisors. Testes: Patricke Thompson, Jo: Cosnahan. Probatum est et Solvit 6s. A true and perfect Inventorie of the foresaid will, brought in by the Sumpner, and 2 other men swarne and appointed for that purposse, viz: Hugh Cowley, Willi: Cotter. Imprimis, hald a cowe praysed to 6s and half a steere of 3 yeeres old praysed to four s[shillings]; Item 2 sheepe one mutton and a lambe all praised to foure s. Pledge Gibt Creere et Wm Cannell have bound ymselves there heires & executr for the forth coming of the goods & to keepe the office harmlesse sub poena double value."
, died 3 January 1637/8 intestate: Santan 1637: Katherin Quay alias Moore departed
ys lif ye 3d of January intestate wherof the Church having intelligence hath
decreed her 5 children Administrars saving the croppe of corne to her eldest
son as is by one witness deposed; & the next of kinred one the mother side
supervisors, all ioynt execrs: of the rest of the goods. Salvo tamen vincing,
suo iure. Decrem est et Solvit 2s 10d. Inventory of Katherin Quay, Wm Kissaige
Jo: Cubon, & Gilbt Mare sworne to price the goods wch amounted to 6 pounds
-0 s after all debts dischardged. Pledge Patrick Quay and Sir John Colcale[?].
Jane Moores part of goods in Margret Quaile her grandmothers hands & Robt
Joyner pledge for the same & secure ye office. These are ye particulars
of ye precedent Invent: In muttons & sheepe young & ould price 4pounds
10s; Itm 2 in calfe cowes 52s; Itm, 1 younge heifer 12s; Itm, houshould stufe
40s; Itm, 2 broad geese 2s; Itm half featherbed 15s."
See #48 Santan of Thomas Quay: the father of Catharine
, died 13 March 1637 intestate: "Ellin [?Alice] Brew departed ye life
ye 13th of March 1637 untestat wherof the Chruch having intelligence hath decreed
her only sister by father & mother Administr: & the next of kinread
Supervisors. Salvo tamen vincuig suo kure. Decretm est Solvit 2s 6d. Inventory
included in her mother will Mally Cunery."
The typed Index indicates she is Ellin Brew, but, even though the first letter is partially hidden in a fold, it looks like Alice Brew to me. -JM Oates, October 2004
Braddan burial register: Mally Cunery buried 26 Mar 1629
"In nominee dei Amen: I Tho: Quay sicke weake and impotent in bodie but whole & perfect in memorie praised bee God doe make this my last will and testament in mannor followinge. First I commend my soule unto the hande of Almightie God and my bodie to bee buried in the parish Church of KK St Anne. I leave to the poore at tyme usuall to bee distributed between my daughters funeral & my owne three ferlote of mault one ferlet wheat, one ferlet oate meale, and one muttone and a sheepe: I leave to my WIFE MARGARET QUAILE all my household stuff as cupboard beds fledges sheete blankete pewter brasse silver gold or else wtsoever is wthin the house to her selfe & she to dispose of the at her will and pleasure without molestacione or trouble: I appoint and ordaine my SONNE CHRISTOPHER QUAY my whole and sole executor of all other goode wtsoever: I leave unto my SONNE THO: QUAY all my part of yt debt wch he owes me & is in his hande. I leave to my SONNE IN LAW ROB:JOYNER my part of yt debt wch he owes mee. I leave my SONNE JOHN QUAY 40s Mr Robert Calcote owes mee 5 pounds wch hee is to pay at lammas next come twelve monthes and I doe bequeath the said monie as followeth, 20s to my WIFE: 20s to ROBERT JOYNER 20s to THOMAS QUAY of Mery, 20s to my SONNE JOHN QUAY, and 20s to my SONNE CHRISTOPHER my executor. Mr Calcott hath promised 10s for use wch I do leave to be equally dealt as aforesaid between ---: I leave my SONNE PATRICK QUAY my part of wt corne hee owes mee. I leave & bequeath to my WIFE my part of the whole crop of corne & tymber as will build a seat on my grave at the right of the vicar. Debts due to the testator: Hugh Kissake 10s; Mrs Jane Sansbury alias Christin 20s; and ye price of one mutton 4s. Testes: John Cosnahan Vicar, MARGARET QUAY ALIAS QUAILE, XPO: QUAY. Probatum et Solvit 12d. Pledge Sr Jo: Cosnahan & the execr who are at lawful yeares & have bound ymselves there heires & execr for ye forthcoming of this goods & to secure the office subpoena double the value.
The Inventory of THO: QUAY ---- --- one mare and a horse all praised to 4pounds, hald one oxe 26s, in muttons and --- 16, 40s: MARGARET QUAILE & CHRISTOPHER QUAY HER SON --- in the penaltie of 10 pounds to keepe ye office secured ---- for is at lawfull years. The execr is at lawfull yeares & would not --- his mother sworne to the Invent for ---- have agreed among themselves viz ---- 20: & ye mother. Ye 19th of October 1637: Jo: Cubon entereth his claime in ye behalfe of Marget Cos----[hidden in a fold] against ye execr of THO: QUAY for a young horse 2 yeares & 4 yeards of white cloth & a blanket & her mothers corbes & graveth tryall for lege."
See #46 Santan of Catharine Moore als Quay, died 3 January 1637/8 intestate: the daughter of Thomas
, died 14 October intestate: "Malew 1637: Jo: Shimmin departed ys life ye 14th of October untestat ye Church having intelligence therof hath decreed his only sister Administrator who is at lawfull yeares & a legasy to his wife upon ye sight of Inventory. Salvo tamen vincing, Sui iure. Decretum est et Solvit.
The 18th of 8tober 1637: An Inventory of the goods of John Shimmin priced by four sufficient men vidz Thomas Bridson, Tho: Shimmin, John Bell & Nicholas Quiggin as followeth: Imprimis one cow, one mayre & a follower 2pounds; It, two blandest priced unto 8s; It, half a chist half a table & a cobe 16d; It, half a pott & half sword 2s; It, 19 betwixt thee yearlings & lambs 2ts; It, Laid out for ground 22s; It, a house & a little crost of 1d rend & a parcel of ground of 2d rent; It: a parcel of Demaine Land of 3d rent; It, in the hand of Tho: Bridson in money 5s; It: in the hands of Margret Chew[?] in money 3s. The Court hath in discretion given unto his wife a legasy vid: ye benefit of that parcel of land wch was divised unto ye said John Shimmin from Robt Xtin, during the yeares expressed in the Covenant & the decedents part of the corne wholly & 5s ad pies usus. The exec: are at lawfull yeares & have bound themselves to keepe the office harmless subpoena ys Inventory.
Jo: Shimmin ye 24th of January entereth his claim agt the execrs of John Shimin for 37s of money & two boules of barley.
, dated 21 September 1637: "1637: KK Malew the 21th of September: In the name of God Amen. I Wm Vorrey senior doe make my last will & testamt as followeth. First I bequeath my soule to God & I leave my sonne Geo: 6d legasy. It: I constitute, and ordaine my sonne William my lawfull executor of all my goods movable & unmovble. Testes: Jo: Stanley, Wm Corrin, Christian Norris. Inventory is included in his sons followinge."
, dated 29 September 1637V: Septr 29. 1637: The last will of Wm Vorrey Junior &c. First he left his uncle Jo: Cowley all his sheep & hemp seed & to his wife all the clothes whatsoever lynnen or woolen & the vessels in the house, ten cars of turfe & ten kishans of barley. It: I leave to my master Jo: Stanleyes wife 2 wheeles. It, I leave to Humphrey Prescotts wife & Mathew Postleyes wife 2 threise of flax wth the sand. It, to Arthur Caesars wife 15 pound of woole. It, to Wm Corrin one butt of Leekes. It, to his daughters 3 sickles. It, to my master Jo: Stanley 4 sheep. It, I constitute my brother Geo: my executor of my house & garden, the croft at the redgap, 1 iron pott & 1 chest. I leave my master Jo: Stanley overseer of this my last will. Witnesses: Jo: Stanley, Silvester Halsall. Probatum et Solvit 4d. George ye exec is out of ye Country & Mr. Jo: Stanley hath proved ye will in his behalf. Invent, 3 blanketts, some other of woolen, 3 sickles, 2 sheeles, straw baskets, 1 ould crucke[?] & 2 ould tools 3 ould cans, 4 wooden dyshes[?], 1 pan mug 1 basin, 2 ould piggins 2 treanc-- ------- woole 26 pound & 4 sheep. Pledges Mr. John Stanley in the behalfe of ye exec hath bound hims: in ye behalf of ye exec who is at lawfull yeares to secure the office."
, dated 4 October 1637: "The 4th of 8ber 1637: The last will and testament of Kathren Corrin who commended her soule into the hands of the Allmyghty God & her body be interred in the parish Church of KK Arbory. It, she left to the poore three half ferlets of corne & a sheepe. It, she left to her brother John Corrin 5s in money & a ferlet of corne. It, she left to her sister in law a peticoate & a wascoate & one blanket. It, she left to them that would carry her to the Church 4s to be bestowed in beer. It, she constituted and ordained her husband Nicholas Quirke her lawful executor of all the rest of her goods moveable & unmoveable. This is her last will & testament; being in good & perfect memory. --- sheep to Tho Parre. Testes: Tho: Parre, William Brew clark.
Inventory: 11s in money, 4 pounds of woolen yarne three yards of canvest cloath one cane 3 sheep, two blankets, five pounds of woole, one peticoate, one waistcoate, two carchifes, half a traue of flax, 1 sheep, & 12d that is in the hands of Margreat Oats. Solvit 12d. The execr at lawfull yeares & hath bound himself his heires & execr to keep the office harmless."
, dated 3 June 1637: "Tricessimo Die Junii 1637, KK Malew: In nominee dei Amen. The last will & testament of Edmond Shimmine who committed hie soule into the hands of the allmightie God & his bodie unto the earth. First to the poore a ferlet of mault and flesh at the discreation of his executors. It, he left to his son Robt Shimine half the house & halfe the grounds (being cottage land [these 3 words crossed out]). It, hee constituted & ordained his wife his son & his two daughters his lawfull executors of all the rest of his goods moveable & unmoveable, this is his last will & testament, beinge in good & perfect memory. Testes: Tho: Parre curat X, William Brew clearke.
Inventory of the goods taken by four sufficient honest men being sworne & priced to the full value as foloweth: Imprimis half the iryne vessels priced to 4d; It, half old cow priced to 12s; It, 2 sheepe priced to 4s; It, 2 sives priced to 2d; It, one little tobe priced to 1d; It, half one barrel priced to 7d; It, half a wheele priced to 4d; It, a little boord priced to 3d; It, 2 pounds of woole priced to 8d; It, half a blanket priced to 16d; It, half a little chist priced to 4d; It, 2 sickles priced to 3d; It, half an old little horse 8d; summa 21s. There is also 12s debt to be deducted out of this Inventory. Gilbt Shimin suertie for the fourth coming of the goods ---- dischardge all things accordinge to law."
, dated 5 July 1637 at the top: "5th die July 1637: In nominee dei Amen. The last will & testament of Nicholas Clark who committed his soule into the hands of the allmightie God & his body to Christian burial. Imprimis, he left to the poore after the discretion of his executor. It, he constituted & ordained his daughter executor of all his goods moveable and unmoveable. This is his last will & testament being in good & parfect memory. Testes: Tho: Parre. Invent wthin 14 Dayes subpoena 10s in the next leafe following baton[?] the vicar hath certified, upon depositions taken yt he dyed pauper & left nothing debtless."
[2 pages later:] "Brother Sir John Harison all three wthin named are ascited[?] excepting Wm Tayler & Ann Norris who live in KK Christ Rushen whether I have sent direccion to Charge them, or Sumner hath charged Pickards wife to bring in a true Inventorie forthwith & have gtaken the oath of the executors & wives of Nicho: Clerke & John Bridson who have sworne that there is noe debtless goods but that the debts for farre exceed the goods, they are sick, els they should travel themselves, record what is here certified & it will suffice: my father in law & myself (in my Lo: & ---- his absence who then was in England) did censure John Norris who hath done one Sondayes penance & given 6s 8d to pious usus wch 6s 8d the Captane begged to repaire the chappell of Castletowne his further punishmt we referred to my Lo:'s pleasure as formerly promised Thus wth my love remembered --- rest this 27th of 9ber 1637. Yor Loving brother, Ro: Parre."
Note: Thomas Parre curate must have been whimsical or bored when writing wills because frequently in wills where his name and signature appear, there are little eyes and bugs and curliques drawn discretely as part of his signature or in the heading, etc. -JM Oates, October 2004
, died 1 November 1636 [This will is not listed in the typed index]: "for KK Malue 1636: Jo: Bridson departed this life ye first of November 1636 the Church having intelligence thereof hath decreed his children vidz: Giles, Wm, Hugh, Jo: & Jane Bridson Administrators, -----habet. Salvo tamen vinciug suo iure. Decretum est et Solvit, nil. Invent nihil, the debts being paid out the Sumner & mother hath deposed."
[2 pages later:] Brother Sir John Harison all three wthin named are ascited[?] excepting Wm Tayler & Ann Norris who live in KK Christ Rushen whether I have sent direccion to Charge them, or Sumner hath charged Pickards wife to bring in a true Inventorie forthwith & have gtaken the oath of the executors & wives of Nicho: Clerke & John Bridson who have sworne that there is noe debtless goods but that the debts for farre exceed the goods, they are sick, els they should travel themselves, record what is here certified & it will suffice: my father in law & myself (in my Lo: & ---- his absence who then was in England) did censure John Norris who hath done one Sondayes penance & given 6s 8d to pious usus wch 6s 8d the Captane begged to repaire the chappell of Castletowne his further punishmt we referred to my Lo:'s pleasure as formerly promised Thus wth my love remembered --- rest this 27th of 9ber 1637. Yor Loving brother, Ro: Parre.
, died 8 September 1637: "Tho: Hariison departed this life the 8th of 7ber untestate whereof the Church haveinge intelligence hath decreed his onely brother Nicholas Harison administrator. Salvo tamen vincing sui iure. Decretum est et Solvit 12d. The inventory 3 pounds, the execr of lawful yeares who is bound to keep the office harmless."
, dated 5 September 1637: "The 5th Day of 7ber 1637: The last will & testament of Willm Karney who committed his soule into the hands of the Allmy God & his bodie to Xtian burial. Itm, he left to the poore half ferlet of mault 2 kishans of wheate, and a mutton. It, hee left to his cozen Richard Shurlogue one sheep. It, hee left to his cozin Jony Shurlogue one sheep. It, he left to Thomas Parr an ewe lambe. It, hee constituted and ordained Thomas Bell his lawful executor of all the rest of his goods moveable & unmoveable. This is his last will and testament beinge in good & perfect memory, witnessed by mee, Tho: Parre.
Inventory five sheep, foure yards of ruset cloath, an ould blanket. Probat et Solvit 6d. the execr at lawfull yeares & hath bound yms: their heires & execr to secure the office."
, dated 6th September 1637: "The 6th of 7tember 1637: The last will & testament of Xtian Ducan who committed her soule to God & her body to the earth. It, she left to the poore after the discrecion of her executor. It, she left to her brother Christopher Duckan 13s 3d which is in the hands of Willm Kermott. It, she left to her sister Maly a medly petticoat & waistcoat & 6d legasie. It, she constituted & ordained her brother Gilbt Duckan executor of all the rest of her goods moveable & unmoveable. This is her last will & testament. Testis, Tho: Parre.
Inventory: Imprimis three sheep, one fledge, foure lambes, one savegard[?], one yearlinge & 2 half carchiefes & 3 bans, all valued to 18s 6d. Probat et Solvit 9d. The execr at lawfull yeares & hath bound hims: to secure the office."
, died 12 August 1637: "In nominee Dei Amen, 1637, KK Malew: The last will & testamente of Nicholas Taggart who died the 12th of August & committed his soule to God & his bodie to the earth. It, he left to the poore after the discrecion of his executors. It, he left to his brother Humphrey Taggart half a cow & half a steere. It, he constituted & ordained his brethren & sisters ioyntly executors of all the rest of his goods moveable & unmoveable. Testes: Tho: Parre, Kathren Kermott. Inventory of the debtlesse goods priced to the full valew by sufficient sworne men as followeth: In primis one heffer priced to 18s; It, half a steer priced to 8s; It, one old mayer for the dischargeinge of the Clarke filed & funeral. Probatm et Solvit 12d. Pledges ye execr who is at lawful years & hath bound hims: to secure the office."
, died 9 November 1636 [This will is not listed in the typed Index]: "Curia
2d a per Ecclea Arboris: KK Arbory: Kathren Cloage departed this life the 9th
of November 1636 whereof the Church haveinge intelligence hath decreed her children
(viz) Jo: & Mary Cloage Administrators. Decretum est et Solvit 2s. Salvo
tamen vincinge suo iure."
Note: Is she Catharine Clague als Clague?? Generally the woman is listed by her maiden name, and if that is true for Catharine, then her maiden name is Clague, as well as her married name being Clague. -JM Oates, October 2004
, died 28 November 1636: "This is affirmed to bee ye last will and testament of Jony Keeye alias Kinage who departed this life ye 28th November anno domini 1636, did commit her soule to God; she leaft to her grandchild Ellinor Wattson half cowe, 3 kerchiefe, 3 bands, 1 yellowe aprone, 1 peticoate. To my son Jo: Qoole 1 sheepe. To my grandchild Jony Costeene 1 petticoatte and wastcote. To my daughter Jony Qoole 1 kerchiefe and half ---rter[?or --rber] potte. To Marye Costeene 1 kerchiefe and 1 aprone of ----male cloath, also for ye Debts half cowe / run-cloath[?] and sluy[?stuff]. Testes: Wm Shurlocke, Ane Kinage. Invent included in ye will, paper iurati et nihil habet debless.
Febory 19th of October 1637: The sd witnesses have refused to aderre[?] the
testatrix to be compos mentis; therefore the Court hath decreed her son John
Coole her sole & lawfull administrator and Mary Costeen hath proved this
will on his behalfe. Salvo Tamen Vininge suo jure. Decretum est et Solvit 12d.
Pledg: Jo: Stoale et John Gelling who have bound thems: their heires & execrs
for the forthcoming of the goods & to secure ye office subpoena double valew
See also: #32 Braddan Nicholas Watson / Watchen,
, died 16 or 17 October 1636, intestate: "Arbory 1637: Bessy Norres departed this life the 17teen of 8ber untestate, wherof the Church having intelligence therof hath decreed her 3 children vidz: Finloe Cubon, Anne Cubon & Jony Cubon Administrators & the next of kinred on the mother side Supervisors. Salvo tamen vincing Suo iure. Decretum et Solvit 6s 4d.
KK Arborye: A perfect Inventorye of the goods of Bessie Cubbon als Norris who departed the 16th of October anno domm: -----, And praised by four sworne men viz: William K------, William Kewn tigge[?or bigge, or??], Thomas Cubbon, John Comish. InPrimis: 19[?] kine betwixt old & yonge priced to 8 pounds; It, one old horse two maires, 1 colt priced 2 pounds 10s; It, certaine thorine[?] vessels & carrs priced 6s 20d; It, 1 brasse pott 2 littill pewder dishes priced 3x; It, bed clothes priced 1 pound 15s; It, half fether bed & boulster 7s 2d; It, harrows, bedstocks, boords, ladders, carpals, barrel, coffers 14s 2d; It, half dozen pewder spoones 1d; It, more thrine vessels3s; It, spads & irons axes & others[?] 7s; It, half hundredth of piche[?] 4s; It, punbrells & fishinge lines 2d; It, in nets & kegs 10s; It, two payre of smale sheets 16s; It, 1 eough canves 2s; It, sakes & pokes 4s 2d; It, hempe seed and flax seede 15d; It, one quarter of a boate 5s; It, half barrel of salt 3s 6d; It, hempe 2s; It, the swine 10s; It, 1 part quarter of a cowe ----. The Administrators are at lawfull yeares who have bound themselves there heirs exec & assignes to secure the office subpoena double this Inventory, ad usu domi:."
, dated 25 March 1636 at the top: "Arborye anno Dom: 1636: beinge ye 25th March: In nominee Dei Amen. The last will and testament of Wm Cloage. First bequeathed his soule to God; and his bodie to Christine mould. To ye poore three half ferletts of corne, and one mutton. To my son Robt the ground, & ye mother his overseer. To ye Vic: 2 yearlinge, to Robt --arre one goose. Testes: Robt Norris Vicr., Robert par Glucke[?].
Forasmuch as Wm: Claoage hath appointed noe execr the Church hath decreed his son Robt & Margery Administraters & ye next of kinred of ye fathers side Supervisors.
An Inventorye of the goods of Wm: Cloage praysed by foure sworne men viz: Henrie Clouge, Jo: Corrine, Nicholas Quarke, John Cubbon. In primis, one oxe ten years old, & 1 oxe sixe years old prised 40s; one maire one foler & 1 fillie praized 18s; half horse sixe yeere old 6s; half chalf 4s; three --ards & half of medche[?] 4s; one barrel & harone[?] 1s 0d; 2 frames 1 -eckes, 1 care, 1 pole 1s 0d. Summa 3pounds 14s. Whats Due: To Issable Cubbon 20s; To Jo: Cloage 21s; To Henrie Cloage 20s 5d; To James Watterson 20s; To Wm: Quiggin 9s; To M-----t Christine 9s; To Kathrine Corrine 4s; To Jony Knakill 5s 6d; To Issable Shurlocke 1s; To John Watterson 2d; To John Corrine 5d; To Tho: Quiggin18d; The rent by me 8s. --- 5d."
, died 22 June 1637: "Rushen: The last will and testamt of Christian iniVorrey wch departed this life the 22th of June 1637. Impr: I bequeath my soule unto Almyghty God my Creator and Redeemer and my body to be honnestlie interred. Item, to the poore ad discretione exect. Item, to my husband half a mare, to Jonie Crobbin 1 blanket. Item, to Nicholas McYlvorrey one sheep. Item, more I bequeath to my husband one blanket and one sheete. I constitute and ordaine my children viz, Jonie, and Ellin Moore, my true and lawful executors of all my goods moveable and unmoveable, & this is my last will and testament as witness these persons: Testes Jo: Kegge, Kathren Crobbin. Claimeth of Jonie Taylor 30s, of icelie Shurlogue 2s. Probat: est Solvit 6d.
Invent: Impr: the quarter & half a quarter of a cow 7s 6d; 2 sheepe & muttone 5s; one lambe 10d; 2 course sheets 4s, and chist 2d, half a wheele 15d; half a chist 6d, one barroll 18d; one old fledge, one a potte 2s, in Money 18s 8d. Totalis summa 48s 9d,
Henry Tailor et Wm Crobbin hath ymselves there heirs, execr & assignes for ye forthcoming ye Invent & to secure the office subpoena double ye value ad usu."
, died 28 June 1637: "1637: "1637: The last will and testamt of Henrey Gall who departed this life the 28th of June 1637. He committed his soule to God and his body to be honestly interred. To the poore one bowle malt, & one ferled wheate & a mutton. To my brother Wm Gall half a heffer, my best suite, stockings and shoes. To my daughter Ann one bowle malt, to my daughter Katheren 3 half ferled corne, to my sone Henrey Gall 3 halfe ferleds corne, my will is that he my sone and heire shall have the whole croppe totally. Item, to my brother Wm Gall a parcel of land commonly termed knocke aspicke[?] during his owne naturall life. Itm, there is due to my bro Wm 23s. I claime from Jo: Tatles[?] 17s, from Alice Cla[hidden in fold] 9s. I constitute and ordaine my children, John, Henery, Katheren, and Ann Gall my true and lawfull executors of all my goods moveable & unmoveable except the croft. I bequeath David[?] Taylor & my brother Wm Gall Supervisers of my children and my wife to have the tuition of my children during there nonage conditionally, that she doesn't marrie, otherwise my will is that the Supervisors shall have the tuition of my children & goods during their minority. This is my last will and testament as wittnes these personse: Testes: John Kegge, Jo: Harisone, Jonie Taylor. Probat est et Solvig 12d.
Inventory[some is hidden in a right-hand fold]: Impr: 1 oxe 35s, 1 cowe 28s; 1 steere three yeares old 20s, two mares 32s; sixe sheepe ---- 2 lambes & two ewes 3s 6d, 2 muttons -----, goslings 10d; half a broad goose et ----- 8d, half a pigge 6d, 2 old carres et straddles 1s, 2 blanketts et half an old blanket 9s, 1 powle[?] 4d, 1 threne[?] et half of ----- 3s, a porcion of hempe 10d, 1 old spade -----, --- yards of linen cloth 2s, half a chist ----, half a ----tte 15d; 2 old barrels 2---, treene vessles 6d, half a gridle ------. Totalis summa 8pounds 9s---. Pledge John ----one et -----ailor for the forthcoming of ye goods & to keep the office harmless."
, died 15 June 1637: "Rushen: The last will and testament of Patricke Carowne wch departed this life the 15th of June 1637. In nominee Dei Amen: I Patricke Carowne sicke in body but whole in minde and of a perficte memories thankes be to God, doe make my last will and testament in manner following. Imprs, I bequeath my soule into the hands of Almightie God my Creator and Redeemer and my bodie to Christian burial. Item, to the poore three halfe ferleds corne, and one sheepe. Item, to Patricke and Issabell Carowne halfe a ferled of wheate or of barley. Item, to my grandchild Jo: Carowne half a heffer. Itim, to Wm Shurlogue and to his sone John Shurlogue half a maire. Item, to Jonie Carowne 6d legasie. Item, to my grandchild Henrey Watersone the quarter of a mair. I leave to my grandchild Ann Carowne the quarter of a maire, and one lambe. Item, I constitute and ordaine my sone John Carowne my true and lawfull executor of all my goods moveable and unmoveable. This is my last will and testament as wittnes these presence. Testes: Jo: Kegge, Ann Gall. Probatum est et Solvit 9d.
Invent: Imprs: one oxe 26s, one cowe 23s, the quarter of a steere 2s, certaine treene vessels 1s, th----- old bands 3d, one carchiefe 8d, the corfe present[?] is to be deducted. Totalis summa 5 pounds ----. Henry Tailor cum Henry Tailor hath bound ymselves heires & execr for ye forthcoming of the goods & to keep the office harmless , su----."
, died 5 June 1637: "In nominee dei, Amen. The last will and testamt of William Taylor wch departed this life the 25th of June 1637. I Wm Taylor sicke in body but whole in mind and of a perfect memorie, thanks be to God, doe make my last will and testament in manner following. Imprs, I bequeath my soule into the hands of Almightie God my Creator and Redeemer and my body to be honestlie interred. I bequeath to the poore 1 boule and half a ferled of malt, 1 bould wheate, & a muttone. To Jaine Taylor half a heffer three years old. To Jaine Corkish half of the said heffer. To my grandchild Thos Taylor one swarme bees. To Henerey Corkish one swarme bees. To Wm Taylor one oxe[?]. To my wife Margreat Quaile half a horse. My will is that Thos Taylor my sone and heire shall give and lett to William Shurlogue the crofte that now he dwelleth in, during his naturall life. To Sir Kegge a mutton. I claimane from Martine Stole 10s, from John Tattles 10s, from John Taylor 9s. I constitute and ordaine my daughter Christian Taylor my true and lawfull execr of all my goods moveable & unmoveable. This is my last will and testament as witness: Jo: Kegge, Henerey Gawne, Wm Crobbin, Wm Shurlogue. Itim, my sone Thos Taylor is to have the third parte of the old vessels of the house, as appeareth by his contract bargaine, and noe more. Probat est et Solvit 12d. Note yt these 3 witnesses denieth yt the croft was left unto Wm: Shurlocke but saith that he charded Tho: Tailor to be good unto ye said Shurlocke during his life, as he should deserve h--- blessing.
Inventory: 1 cowe nine yeares old 20s, 1 mare 20s, twelve sheep twixe young and old 2s, 2 blankets 8s, two sheets 8s, certaine treene vessels 8d.
The sd witnesses say yt ye sd Testat: did will unto his execr 38s as due debt, & ye interest to said e---- ["interest to said e-----" has been crossed out) benefit of ye goods of Tho: Tailor for his education. Gilbert Nelson & Jo: Quynie hath bound theselves their heires & assiagnes for forthcoming ye said Invent & to keep the office harmless.
Jaine Quaile ye 19th of 8ber entereth her claime for 4 pounds 20s.
John Tailor aga---- ye execr of Wm: Tailor for 40tie shillings."
"------- 1637 ----- -----: The last & true will of Ales Cowley who committed her soule t God & to the poore a boule of Corne at the usual time. It, to her daughter Anne Caine a sheep. It, to her son John Caine 1 sheep. It, to her neece Jony Cauley 1 yearling. It to her son John Caine a quarter of a calfe. It, there constituted & ordained her 2 childred Patrick & Jony Caine her true & lawfull execr: of all her goods moveable & unmoveable & to see her will fulfilled. Testes: Thomas Carran, Jony Cawley. Probat est Solvit 6d. Invent: half oxe, 1 quarter of a cafe, 4 sheep & 2 yearlings. The execr att lawfull yeares & have bound themselves to dischardge all things ----- --- to ----."
, died 12 October 1637 intestate: "Rushen 1637: Ann Quay the 22th of October departed this liff intestate, whereof the Church haveinge intelligence hath decreed her children legittimatly begotten her true & lawfull Administrators vidz: John, Ann, Mariott & Kathren Knaell, & the next of kinred on the mother side Supervisors yt is Robt & Jony Quay, & a Legasy to the husband upon sight of the Invent. Salvo tamen vincing suo iure. Decretum est et Solvit 2s 8d. Invent before hallowtide subpoena 20s performed in ye leafe going before.
Rushen: Inventorie of the goods of Ann Quah, wch departed this life the 12th of 8ber untestat 1637: Impr: 3 oxen 3 pounds 10s, one cowe et 1 heffer 34s; one horse, one maire et half a filli of 2 yeares old 40s; 9 sheepe twixe younge and old et half of one ewe 13s 8d; half of one sowe, & 1 pigge, et half of one pigge 2s 4d; in money tenne shillings, one fatte 2s, too old barrels 18d, two yards et half yard of linen cloth 2s, foure yard of course stuffes 4s, one carchiefe et 1 band 2s; half a carchiefe et half a muffler 7d, 1 old caddowe 3s, 1 redde petticoate 5s, one cloake 2s, 1 old redde petticoate 2s, fifteene pounds weight of yarne woole 4s, together with one slippe of yarne & a porcion of flaxe 2s 6d; two stownes 18d, one tube, 1 cane, 1 old brazen et certaine dishes 18d, certaine pecke et half a gridle 12d, one korrowe[?] iron 12d, two carres et 2 steadles 12d, 1 spade 16d, a porcion of linseede & a porcion of hempe seede 1s 6d, the croppe unvalued is reserved for the Administrators. The funeral duties is to be deducted. Hary Taylor & Rich[?] Crobin pledge in forme of law."
, died 12 July 1637: Patrick 1637: Thomas Quaine departed ys life ye 12 of July untestate, the church having intelligence therof hath decreed his brother & sister Administrators who are at lawfull yeares, a legasy is to be given his wife upon the sight of the Inventory. Salvo tamen vincing suo iure. Decret est et solvig 3s 4d. Invent ut sequitor It, 1 heifer, 2 sheepe. Gilbt Quaine pledge & to secure ye office.
, died 18 September, intestate: "Patricke 1637: Richard Callin departed ys life 18th of September untestate the Church having intelligence therof hath decreed his two legittimat children Administrators & the next of kinred one the father side Supervisors, a legasy is to be allowed the wife upon sight of the Invent. Note yt an oxe more is due to ye boy then to ye wench. Salvo tamen vincing suo iure. Decret est et Solvit 18d. Invent wthin 14teene dayes. Performed.
A true Invent of all such goods as Rich: Callin dyed possessed of & priced by Wm: Cosnahan, Jo: Corras, Jo: Ratliffe, & Wm: Cottere, upon oath as followeth, 23 9ber 1637: Imprimis, a yoking oxe 4 yeare ut May next & half a steere of a yeare & halfe 30s; Itm, 1 young cow in calf 7 yeare ould 30s; Itm, half a calfe a yeare at May next 2s; Itm, 1 quarter & half quarter of an oxe 7 yeare ould 10s 6d; Itm, 1 oxe 30s; (It, 1 ould maire et half horse 5 yeares ould 34s: the wives legasy is on ye other side [This item has been crossed out]), Itm, 3 sheep, 2 muttons, 2 hoggs 10s; It, half a hoge & half a quarter of an ould boate the childs part 2s; It, half a birds 2 younge geese 1 broad goose, It, a paire of blankets & 2 fledges 20s; It, 1 ould feather bed & boulster & 1 stockebed 17s; It, 1 ould chiest & 2 paire of sheets 13s; It, half an ould silver spoon & a 1uarter of another priced to 2s 7d; It, care & 1 steadler, 1 barrell et half hoghead 2s 6d; It, 1 rope & ----- & 1 halter 3d; It, 2 ould peauter dishes et hald dandlestick 2s 8d; It, ----- ----- --- ------- a little iron potte 10x; Certeine wooden vessels wth othe smale brisles 2s 3d; It, the houshould stufe; It, half Manx spade 5d; It, half firlin, half crucke & 1 s--- 13d; ----- 3s; It, half iron draught wth 1 geares, It, half a hoake & 1 harrow wth 5 trenchers 2d; It, half towel & 1 napkin; It, 2 yards of red cloth; 8pounds.
Note yt all the houshould stufe belonging to ye childs part is in ye mothers hands who is accoumptable for the same. We allow the wife for a legasy the half horse & a maire priced to 34s. Note yt ye childs part of ye crope of corne is ye 4th part --- part wherof in ye hands of the grandfather & the 3th part in ye mothers. Nicho Thompson, Hugh Cannell.
July 5th 1638: Mich: Callin entereth his claim agt the execrs of Richd Callin for 5 boules of wheate & barley. This is recorded and paid by ye mother of ye child, & is to be deducted out of ye whole crope except 1 boule of barley wch was -------cien.
Tho: Callin 3 firletts barley & 1 boule wheate not recovered.
Tho: Callin for 3 boules of barley 2 boules of otts & wheate wth 10s of money. Ys is also recovered & to be deducted out of the whole betwixt ye execr & ye mother ye execr; is to pay for her parte to themother 3 loosse firletts of barley & 5 sives & a halfe of oats.
It, due from Isabell Dosen alas Lace of ye childs fathers portion 35s, for wch she stands bound with the rest.
Henry Dosen wth his mother Isabell have become bound unto Michaell Callin for forthcoming --- halfe this Invent: & have bound ymselves there heires execrs & assignes for performance therof according to law, who hath ---------- ---- Note yt the sd Henry & Isabell is become bound for the whole Inventory secundus forma legis.
Pledges for Mich: Callin, Wm Quirke, et Tho: Callin senior for his part of the child goods. Henry Dosen & Isabell Dosen pledge for the other ----- of the childs ----- wch is in the mothers -----."
#74 Patrick of Alice Knickle, dated 29 April 1637: "April the 29th 1637, Patrick: In nominee Dei amen. It Ales Knickle sicke of body but whole of minde & perfect memory make my last will & testament as followeth. Imprimis, I commit my soule to God & my body to Xtian burial. I leave to the poore at my executrix will & pleasure. Item, I leave to Gilbert Quaine one white sheepe. I constitute & ordaine my daughter Ellin Knickle my sole executrix of all my goods, houses & lands, or whatsoever else doth in any wise belonge unto mee. Item, my will is that John Knickle shall pay my daughter 9s wch he owes me in price of payment for a cow, & 9 stockes of corne, vid: 3 of barley 6 sheaves of wheate & t stockes & salte[?] of oats due from Wm Knickle unto my said executrix. I appoint Gilbert Quaine overseer of my child & to see all things in this my will fulfilled. Testes: Gilbert Quaine, ----lip Knickle. Inventory of the decedents goods: Item one sheepe & half one, Item in money 9s. The executrix is at lawfull yeares & hath bound herself in ye penalty double y value to secure the office."
; wife also dead at time will was proved: "In nominee dei amen. I finloe Lowny sicke of body but whole of mind make my last will as followeth. Inprimis, I commit my soule to God & my body to Xtian burial. I leave to the poore 1 firlett of malt a pecke of wheat & a pecke of oatmeale. It, to my son John Lowney & Jony Lowney 1 firlett of barley & a boule of oats. It, I constitute & ordaine my son Thomas Lowney my whole exect of all my goods moveable & unmoveable, & my will is that John Geile shall have the tuition of my said son Thomas & his lands & noe other upon condicion that he mary one of his daughters to my said son & my will is that Gilbt Quaine shall see that my said child be well used. It, I leave to the vicar 1 goose. Witnesses: John Harison, Gilbt Quaine. Probt est et Solvit 6d.
Inventory of Finloe Lowny & his wife priced by Jo: Hutchen, Finloe Cotter, Jo: Key et Tho: Ratliffe. Imprimis, in courne 2 stookes barley 1 of wheate & 9 of oates the one halfe thereof small[?] oates, the other placket[?], It, 1 oxe 25s & heifer 15s for 40s; It, houshould stuff priced 2s, 1 blankett ---p--d & 1 paire of harrows & 1 quart of gray woole; 4 sheepe 6s; ye mother will also is included in this Invent.
Jo: Geile doth bind himselfe in the penalty of 20 pound to mary one of his daughters unto the said Tho: Carran[sic] if it please God he shall come to that yeares of discretion. Jo: Hutchen junr: doth bind himselfe in penalty of 20 pounds that Tho: Carran[sic] shall performe ye said commitions when he becomes to lawfull yeares --- & the said Geile hath taken ye youngest child wth the eldest in consideration of the aforesaid match.
February 12th 1637: John Geile entereth his claime against the execr of Ffinloe Lowny for the summe of 13s 4d for wch he craveth tryall of law.
The goods of ye execrs of Finloe Lowny & his wife is in the hands of Thomas Carran & Phillip Tailor. John Harison & Samuel Ratliffe sureties for half Finloe Lowney's & his wives Inventory, wch goods are in the custody of Finloe Tailor, ye other halfe in the hands of Tho: Carran junior & his mother. Jo: Hutching & Donald Cannell bound for the other part of Finloe Lowney his goods."
, died 9 September intestate: "1637, Patrick: Patrick Cholly departed this life the 9th of 7ber when he perished by water, the Church having intelligence therof hath decreed his only son Administrator & the next of kinred on the fatherside supervisors. Salvo tamen vincing suo iure, Decretum et Solvit. Inventory 1 sheep, 1 blanket, It, half sheete & half his fishing geares, It, half house & garden all sworn in debts, ergo pauper et inhil habet."
, died 1 September: "Pat, 1637: The last will & testament of Tho: Carran who departed this life 1 September & who left to ye poor 1 firlet of corne & a mutton. It, to my daughter Margrett Carran 1 heifer, & 2 sheep, wth 1 boule in barley & wheate & 1 boule of oats. It, my will is yt my said daughter shall have a parcel of my land called Slatary[?] to cut her from seeking any more from my son. It, to Jo: Hutchin 1 yearling. It, I constitute my only son Tho: Carran my lawfull execr & Jo: Hutchen wth the vicar of Supervisors to my said son. Witnesses: Jo: Harison, Jo: Hutchin. Salvo tamen vincing suo iure. Probat et Solvit 6d. Invent: It, one horse, & 1 cowe & calfe a heifer; It, in sheep 2 & 1 yearling. Jo: Hutchin hath bound himself his heires executrs & assignes for the forthcoming of ye goods & to secure ye office harmless subpoena double ye value."
, dated 9 March 1636/7: Patricke, March the 9th 1636: In nominee die amen. I John Quirke sicke of body but whole of mind & perfect memory make my last will & testament in forme as followeth. Inprimis I commit my soule to God & my body to the grave. It, I leave to the poore a boule of corne & one sheepe. It, I leave to my wife Jony Killy half a heifer 4 year ould. It, to my grandchild Jony Quirke one yearling. It, I constitute & ordaine my two children John & Tho: Quirke junior my true & lawfull executr of all my goods moveable & unmoveable. It, to my daughter Isabel Quirke 2 sheep; & her choice of 2 cowes & a heifer of her mothers goods wch was in my custody. It, I appoint my eldest son & my wife Supervisors & to see all things in this my will fulfilled. Witnesses: John Harison, Tho: Ratliffe, Richard Quirke, jurati. Probat et Solvit 12d. The overseers sworne to bring in a true Inventory wthin 14 dayes & served[?].
Inprimis half maire 6 yeare ould 11s; It, one oxe 6 yeare ould 34s; It, a couple of sheep & 2 lambes 2s 6d; It, 1 bankett & 1 sheete 6s; It, wooden vessels priced to 2s; It, the 4th part of the crope of corne is yet to be added looke in the leafes side ------. Bounds for ye half cropes of -----. Precers: Tho: Rafliffe, Wm Quirke, Tho: Crelling, Rich: Quirke. This invent satisfied as appears.
Isabell Quirke ye 23 of October entereth her claime against ye executrs of Jo: Quirk for 1 boule of barley 5 kitchans of wheate, 8 stockes of oats 4s in money 1 mutton & 1 sheepe, wch was due unto her by the death of her brother Hugh Carran & left in custody of her father Jo: Quirk. The side afore-----.
[This has been x'ed out:] Note yt out of ye 4th pt ye Cropes of ---riten of is due to Jo: Quirke his execrs in there brother Tho: Quirke hand; is to be deducted 1 boule betwixt barleye & wheate ------- given at hallowtide to the poore; to his daughter Isabell Quirke 3 firletts of barley & ----[?wheate] wch was left her by her mother; to Rich:[?--ch] Quirke half firlett half pecke of barley more 5s to Donald Tagart more Finloe Shimine 2, more to Wm Quarter[?] 6d. To Phillip Kelly 6d. To Quirke -------- peck of barley. More for ye rent 6d. of ye ould yeare, & 10s for ye newe yeare, all wch is to be deducted out of ye Inventory.
Tho: Crellin who is maryed to ye wife of ye said Jo: Quirke hath the other child & his portion, who put in wth him Finloe Quirk Arislaun[?] for bounds & have bound ymselves there heires, & executors, for yt portion of goods & to secure the office subpoena double value of the sum.
1 May 1656. Jo: Quirke hath acknowledged to have received full satisfaction for his childs part of goods expressed in the -------- the other seate from his brother Tho: Quirke. Before me, Tho: Norris Reg.
Jo: Quirke ye eldest[crossed out] son of Jo: Quirke ------ goods are in the hands of Tho: Quirke who hath put in Wm Quirk for the forth coming of the orphants portion of goods & to secure the office, who have bound ymselves there heires & execr joyntly subpoena double ye value.
----[?--54] Tho: Quirke brother & sworne Supervisor to ye execrs upon oath saith that there is noe more due for yere part of ye crope of ----- but 1 boale of barley & 3 firletts oats.
[The following copy of the will of John Quirk was inserted several pages earlier in the wills. About 1/3 to 2/5 of the will is torn away at the top and left side:] "-------------- ----------- ---------- ------- to my wife Jony -------------- ---ifer, & to my daughter ------- --------- 2 wooden vessels & the remains ------ ---- --- twixt my son Thomas Quirk------- ----- Jony Killy, I constitute & ordaine [my child]ren John Quirke & Thomas Quirke my sole executors jointly of all my goods moveable & unmoveable, & my son Tho: Quirke & my wife Jony Killey overseers of my 2 children & to see all things in this my will fulfilled. Witnesses: Michael Quirk, Tho: Ratcliffe, jurati. Note that ye will & Inventory is placed in the book 1637."
, made 1 March 1637/8: "Patrick: In the name of God amen. Ye 1th of March 1637, I John Caine sicke of body but whole of mind & perfect memory make my will as followeth. Inprimis I commend my Soule to God & my body to Xtian burial. It, I leave to the poor one boule of corne & 1 sheep. It, I leave to my daughters Jony & Anne Caine 1 yearling apiece. It, to my grandchild Thomas Caine 1 yearling. It, I constitute & ordaine my 3 children John Patrick & Jony Caine my true & lawfull executr of all my goods moveable & unmoveable, except my part of the crope of corne I leave to John & Patrick Caine they giving what they shall think fitting but of the said crope of corne unto there sister Jony Caine. Witnesses: Ffinloe Kelly, Thomas Carran. Probat et Solvit. Note yt Patrick Caine hath de----[hidden in fold] his part up by a straw in ye favor ------[hidden in fold]. Invent: Inprimus half cowe 5 yeare ould; It, 1 qter of an oxe 6 yeare ould; It, half an ould horse; It, in sheep young & ould 9; It, the corne is yet to come in. Note: yt Jo: Caines bargaine of handfasting proc----[hidden in fold] & allowed of --- & hath in face of ye Court refused ----[fold] executorship & stood to his bargaine of Contract ----- Patr:Caine & Jony Caine execrs & to pay all debts so far ye goods will extend. Execrs of lawfull yeares who have bound themselves there heires execrs & assignes in ye penalty double ye value to ye secure ye office."
died 2 November 1637: "KK Patr: de Parcell. The pall will & testamt of Hugh Clucas who departed about the 2 of Xber 1636. Imp, he bequeathed his soulle to God. Itm, he left to the poore 3 half ferlets malte, 1 fer oate meale, & 2 muttons & ----heat at discrecion. He bequeathed to his eldest daughter an[?] heffer & 3 fer: barley. Itm, he bequeathed his parte of ye cropped of corne to his eldest sonne he yeldinge ye sd three ferl: barley to his sd eldest daughter, and two boull of oates unto everye of ye rest of his children. To ye Vicr an[?] mutton. Itm, he bequeathed & constituted all his children viz Jo:, Jo: junior, Kathren, Patr:, Ffinloe, Tho:, & Jonie Clucas, his joint & carefull executors: he ordained his eldest sonne supervisor & ---- ------- the children & there goods dureinge minoritie. Testes: Tho Kennaigh, Ffinloe Clucas, Jo: Harrison vicar. Probat et solvit 12d. Invent: 7 sheepe, Itm, eyther 20s in money to eery childe, or else a cowe of 4 yeres olde for theyre parte of ye cattle & horses & household stuff wtch all other trifles: Note that the eldest sonne wth John & Kathren have received theyre partes & small porcions of the Inventorie. Pledges Wm: Quirke et Tho: Geile hath bound ymselves there heires & executrs for ye forth coming of the goods & to secure the office subpoena double ye value. Margret Kermott ye 21 of 8ber entereth her claime agt ye exec of Hugh Clucas for 3 stockes of oats, 2 boards, 1 rop, & 1 poule, half horse hide, half firlett wheate, a Manx spade & 15s ----- the yeares of y law unexpired."
wife of Silvester Tunman, made 6 January 1637/8: 6 Janry 1637/: It was my wife gifte as well as mine at my sonnes marriaghe after the longer liver of us from Silvester Tunman and Ane my wife that my sonne Thomas Tunman should have all our goodes and lande movable and immovable saveinge twentye pounds which is to pay to his sister Jane for hir porciones if shee doe marry dureinge my her father life. Xxxx is to pay halfe hir porcione if it please God to call hir afore shee marrye then halfe the afore saide twentye pounds is to be devided atwixt my sonne Thomas Tunman and his sister Dorothy and Margerye Tunman and my sone is to give over and besides to his sister Jane Tunman at hir marriaghe one feather bed one bouster one new paree of sheetes one nue caddowe one blankette one new tauell two table napkins foure peauder platter one peauder candle sticke one s------ ----- one dusen ----- [the page appears cut in half at the fold and the bottom half is missing]
See also will of daughter Jane Taubman:
died 13 July 1637 [not in typed index]: Tho: Sankey departed this life ye 13th July untestate whereof the Courte haveinge advertised, hath decreed his children viz [there is nothing more regarding this will]
died 16 November 1636: Anne Gell alias Kelly departed this life ye 16th 9ber untestate, whereof the Courte having intelligence hath decreed her brother Oates & her sisters Dorothie, Ellin & Margrett Gell her lawefull Administrators: Ellin who is at lawefull yeres is sworne supervisor over the rest who are under yeres. Decret est et solvit 3s xx.
Margt Gell one of ye Administrators being at lawfull yeares hath come wth her Supervisor & hath acknowledged herself to have received her full parte & procion of goods yt was due unto her by he death of her sister Anne Gell abovsd, & therefore doth free the Suretyes, witness her hand ys 26th 8ber 1646, Margt Gell her mrk X.
Invent: an oxe, a horse, a cowe, a heifer ["allotted --- a legacy" is written above heifer] an olde mayre a horse & a colte of 2 yeres & ye funeral charges. Itm ye Deads part of 4s 7d intacbs[?, intacos?]: 3 sheepe.
Securite Gilbt Callow et Henry Gell who hath bound ymselves there heires & executors for ye forthcoming of the goods & to secure the office sub poena double ye aforesd Inventory.
Claimes entered agt the execr of Anne Gell 9th of 9ber 1637.
A true & perfect note of all such goodes --- is due to me Christian Kelly by the death of my father William Kelly and is in ye possession of ---- Gell hir Executors: In halfe of one oxen sould for 23s; more half an other oxe sould for 23s; more halfe of one cowe sould for 30s, more Joniy Clowage demandes of the foresd executors of lent money 30d, more the sd Joniy demandes of them the executors 13d; more Tho: Mcffreer demandes of the sd executors 5s 6d; more the sd executors is behind for rent 6s 6d; more Thomas ffreere demandes three yards of keane cloath.
Tho: Freere ys 26th of January entereth his claime agt the exec of Ann Gell for 5 groates & 3d & 1sum[?] of dry corne for wch he craveth law.
Patricke Kelly entereth his claime agt ye executors of Anne Gell for ye worth of 20s of houshould stuff & 6 sheepe & 6 lambes.