Transcripts of 1675 Archdeaconal Wills

Thanks to Joyce M. Oates for this transcription - from LDS film 106203

Presentments

Reverend Parson: Being required to appear before you tomorrow, and som of our companie being charged before Mr. Dimster Christian, therefore we begg our Excuse; Tho or Jo:Christian, xxx Clucas, xxx Kelley, xxx Kneale.

William Norris presented for burying the Dead in our Isle, & not giving notice unto ye Clearke or Minister there both being in ye parish. For meddling in another manís care [etc, his punishment]

Margt Curghey for absenting herself from Church, not comeing etc xxxx

Malley Killey for a common slanderer, & for not comeing to perform her last censure which was lawfully done & with our just consent presented xxxx

Jo: Kelley for absenting himself from Church presented

Margt. Quine for absented herself from Church presented

Jo: Christian presented for common fame, as suspected for sorcery, & [etc.]

Chapter Quest Wm Kerrin, Jn.Killey, Tho.Kermode, John Kewley, Febr 23th 1675 [1675/6]: The wardens and Chapter quest came before me this day to declare and depose that they did not present Mally Killey nor Joh Christian but that it was the Minister himself that did it without Their knowledge or xxxx though they sent this to me by one of themselves and their names put to by the Minister and not his own.

This day Church warden and chapter quest have dxxxxx in court that they presented these xxxx. Mar 7th 1675 [1675/6]

 

xxxxx 1675

xxxxxxx and Chapter Quest of K St Ann have xxxxx together this 28th of Nober and our answer is a xx xx xxxxx

xxxly wee have mett together the 26th of December and our answer is as before.

xxxly wee have mett together this 24th of Janury and our answer is as before

xxxly wee have mett together this 2nd of February and our answer is as before

xxxly we have met together this 6th of March and we present Margaratt Ronan for staying from the Church 3 or 4 Sundays together

Wardens: Christopher Bridson his X, Robt Brew his X, John Brew his X, Robt Caine X

Quest Men: John Bridson his X, Robt Calow his X, Tho: Keige his X, John Churghey X

Also we do certify under our hands that the minister of this parish teacheth the children of the parish the catechisim and keep it constant chool and also doth read prayers one Wednesday and Friday.

[signed] Hugh Cosnahan

 

Presentments xxx 167xx, Arbory

Omnia bene: nisiquod viccarins, illiterates, non potest linguam predirame nativam atgs absend 14th xxx Novembeis ab ecclesion, in xxx obxxxgui. Joams movvabia. Hen:Waterson, Willm: Madrill: inquit omnia bene; Patr:Lowey similiter; Gilbt:Cubbon. [JMO: The Latin is the best I could make out, not knowing the language ]

We present Edward Causbon and Petter Comish for quarelling and fightinge upon the Sabbeth day and Willm Cubon and Christian Houlden for quarellinge and the sd. Christian said unto him thou art mad for the pounds, and he sd unto her that thou may be mad, for I am not mad. We present Robt Cubon and Alis Quaile to be xxxx of fornication by common fame. Also the minister absent the last Sunday from eveninge prayer beinge at a feast at Ballacagin. Wardens Hen:Watterson & Pat:/Lowey & Will:Madrell & Gilbt Cubon; Chap.Quest Will Creeden, Will Cansten, Jo:Cubon, Finlo:Cubon.

 

xxxx xx 1675/6: Omnia bene: ex nihilo nihil fit [fpc: all good, out of nothing nothing can be made]

Henry:Waterson X, Gilbt Cubbon X, Patr:Lowey X, Willm. Madrill X; Willm:Credgeen X, John Cubbon X, Willm Costen X, Phinlow Cubbon X

 

Trinity Rushen Presentments March 5th 1675/6

We doe certifie that at this present, omnia bene.

Wardens: Ed:Christian X, Hen:Gawne X, Willm:Tayler absent, Jo:Kaugheedy absent

Chapter Quest William Gawne, Jo:Juke X, Gilbert Killey X, William Carwule[?] X,

xxx Thompsonn

 

Arbory

Mr. Samuell Robinson Vicar presented for leaving his Parish Church one ye 20th of June, notwithstanding that he was xxx

At a Court held: Curia habita ye die Mar . axxd Douglass Coxxx deomino Tho:Parr et Carett Parr vicars gens et ne non Joh:Huddleston:Regist Archd.

Pledges for Milly Kewen[?] Giles Arther & Rv:Shimmin

 

Janry 6th 75/6

These are to certifie that by virtue of Mr Parson Harrison his toaken[?] I have charged Sr Ed:Nelson, & Willm:Karran and his wife to be at Ballaugh Church at ten of the clock tomorrow. as wittnesse my marke Tho:Quillam X

Reverend Vicr Genll.: In all humilitie my most humble dutie. In obedience to your authorie, I am sorrie I cannot answer the wages[or wayes] being soe deepe, & this business coming so sudden; I humbly begg my excuses yet I certifie the truth of every particular in Nic:Karrans Will (written by me) to be truth and nothing but what was spoaken by ye sd Nic: deceased, which will was not written in cleane paper ye last Cxxxxts. This I say is truth upon my conscience. & that he was also of perfect memorie to ye best of my knowledge. Your obedient servant, Ed:Nelson. Dated Janry 6:75.

 

Trinity Rushen presentments December 12th 1675

The wardens and old chapt. quest presented for not repayreinge the church and churchyard

Jxxxxx xxxxx for not cominge to xxxx in his presentments. xxxxx.

Wardens Jo:Kaugherdy X, Ed:Xtian X, Hen:Gawne sick, Wm Taylor absent, Wm Gawne X, Gilbert Kelley XX, Wm Gawne XX, Jo:Juke absent

Joh: Koougherdie for giving ye minister ye lie is ordered xxx dies in ecclesn & also ye vicar forgiveness & 12 pence to the xxx & to be distributed by the minister.

 

Trinity Rushen presentments Feb 6th 1675/6

Isable Corrin & Eleza:Gell for windowinge on St.Paules day, before prayers

Richd:Crebbin, Wm:Skealley, Tho:Garrett & John Watterson for goeinge to ther calfee[?] on Sunday before prayers. [etc.]

Tho:Gell for workinge on St.Tho: day before Xtmas

Wm Cluage Clarke for not ringinge the bell in due tyme on Sundays

The Church wardens presented for not keepeinge the church & church yard in repayre

William Taylor for not giveiinge in his presentments when called upon, he being one of the wardens; his obligation is that he is niarel but xxxx warden before moare. xxx

Wardens: Jo:Kaugherdy X, Hen:Gawne X, Ed:Xtian sice

Chapt.Quest: Wm Gawne X, Wm Carwue[?] X, John Juke absent, Gilbert Kelley absent

 

Pr. Feb: 6th 1676 (?or 17996)

I doe hereby certifie that by virtue of your order I chandged[?,charged?] Wm Taylor xxx to give in his presentments to xxx minister but hee xxxx xxxx; all which is a xxxx as witness my hand this day and year above written. John Watterson, Sumner of K Xt Ryshen his mark. For Sir Tho:Parr these with my service present.

 

Trinity Rushen presentments Jan:16th 1675/6

John Qualtrough & Ewan Qualtrough for sufferinge their corne xxx to xxxx on Sunday, being the present day of this sale[?]; whereupon Evan Qualtrough replyed that the charge had nothing to doe with it, for he pd the Lords rend. xxx & given bonds not to do the xxx xxx after.

John Kaugherdy & Margarett Gawne his wife for lyinge together before marriage; which is a common report since their marriage day, [etc. punishment]

Present. of Joh:Kauguardy and wife was given in by the xxx upon the information of Namey[?] Callow. Richd:Thompsonn

Likewise, John & Evan Qualtrough xxxx presentment by the minister who saw the mill grindinge on Sunda and went to a visitation. Richd: Thompsonn.

Wardens: John: Kaugherdy X, Hary Gawne X, William Taylor absent, Ed: Xian sick.

Chapt. Quest: William Gawne X, Jo:Juke X, Wm Gawne X, Gilbert Killey X.

 

German the 20th of March 1675 (1675/6)

Presentment made by the wardens and chapter quest of KK German.

Nicholas Coule for strickinge off James Caine on the Lords day ater dinner prayers

Mr. Bradly for tearinge sr coole without the land 23 xxxx xxxxxx and xxxxx to the act of uniformity and cannon of the Church.

Wardens: Gilbt Mallext, James Coule, John Loone, Daniell Christin.

Chapter quest: Jo:Christin, John Scarfe, Christo:Cotch, William Kaighen, William Caine, William Shimmin

Presentments made by the wardens & chapter quest of K Pat:

Ellin Quirke pregnant

Wardens: Tho:Gell, William Coole, Tho:Quirke, Phillip Quilliam.

Chapter quest: Henry Ratcliffe, Phillip Quilliam, Phillip Kelly absent, John[?] Clucas sick.

Noe presentments was taken by me, Jo: Woods.

 

Jurby presentments Janr 1675 (1675/6)

Jony Freer pregnant by common fame: after she is delivered then censured

Willm Cowley for absenting himself from ye church above a month time. Ordered xxx dies[days] in ecclra[?] if in health

Janry 16, 75:

Joh:Christian & Joney Freer for fornication; in the man Adulterie; the said Joney Freer is ordered to xxx xxxx 3 days in xxx ecclva[?]; one Sunday is to be preformed when she sxxxx the child, and then to be churched, and the other 2 Sundays: the Sundays following

Joh: Christian for his adulterie is censured to maxxxxxx 7 Sunday, that is to say, 3 days in his own parish church in xxx ecclra[?]; & one Sunday in Ballaugh, one in KK Bride, one in KK Andreas, and one in KK Christ Lezayre; & each minister to witness of his erformance to be returned to the records, to satisfie the Court. And the woman to be banished out of the sheadinge; and to give in bonds not to come into his companie, unless it be in church & market all this to be performed after she hath xxxx[?surew] the child who is the father thereof, and that to be done the next Sunday in plana ecclra, and if either of them disobey, this xxx censure, they are immediately to be committed, and there remaine till they give in bonds to undergo the censure of the church.

Pat:Frilks[?] wife for carrying a sack out of ye milne on Sunday when the people were at prayer, as Joh:Christian did inform Tho Reese one of the church wardens: xxxx to tryall.

Sent to ye Sumner April ye 27th 1676

 

Ellin Crellin daughter of Donll Crellin of the parish of KK German came this day to the Court being at lawfull years, and acknowledged herself to be fully satisfied and paid in money and money worth at and from the hands of her mother all such goods or sum and sums of money due to her by the death of her said father and doth by these presents acquit and discharge her said mother and pledges and desires this to be recorded for their discharge as witness my had ye 14th of Janry 1685, in the presence of Parson Harrison Vicar General & Joh: Quirk in multin alias. Ellin Crellin her mark . 1664: note ye to be added to her said fatherís jurati.

 

At a Court holden in Castletowne Chapel the 3d of Novr 1675 before the Reverend Parson Joh Harrison Parson Charles Parr and Sir Tho Parr Vicar General & Jo: Huddleston, Regisr

Santan: Sr Hugh Cosnahan vicar, Hugh Calow apparatr; Quest Joh:Curghy, Robt Calow, Joh.Bridson, Tho:Keigg

Malew: Sir Tho Parr vicar; Robt Shimmin apparatr; chapt quest Willm Gellin, Giles Bridson junior, Christopher Bridson, Willm Taggart, Joh: Corrin, Willm Preston.

Arbory: Samll Robinson vicar; Willm Stole apparatr; chapter quest: Willm Credeen in Colby, WillmCostaine, Finlow Cubbon, John Cubbon.

Rushen: Ricd Thompson vicar; John Cotter apparatr; chaptr quest: Willm Charry, Joh: Juke, Willm Gawne, Gilbt Kelly

Maughold: Memorando: ye decree of Margt Calow dyed 4 years ago for Ro:Kerouish xxxx

At a Court holden in KK Bride December ye 16th 1675 etc.

At a Court holden in Ramsey Mar 1st 1675 (1675/6)

Feb 27th 75 (1675/6): Joh:Kissage is released out of prison till ye Receivers work be done, and then Philip xxx & Joh:Kewine are to become bonds that he shall not come into ye care[?] xxxx xxxx Kissage unless in church or market till then, and to deliver him into ye xxxxxxxx perform his censure.

 

At a Court holden in KK Bride December ye 16th 1675 before Parson Joh:Harrison official & Joh:Huddleston Receiver & received for the Bride Registry.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #1, Andreas, of William Christian:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Willm Christian.
Item, he left to his stepson his houses.
Item, to his daughter a quarter of a heifer legacy.
Item, he constituted and ordained his wife Ales Cowley Executrix and after her death to her daughter.
Item, to Capt Sayle what is in his hands.
Item, to Sir Joh:Huddleston 1 pence. Note that he was in perfect memorie and commited his soul to God and his body to Christian burial. Testes: Capt Joh:Sayle, Tho:Sayle, J.Juddleston, jurati. The Executrix sworn in form of law. Prabatum et solvit. Pledges in form of law: Capt Jo:Sayle, Phillip Cowley."

Archdeacon Will 1675 #2, Andreas of Thomas Crenilt:

"In nominee die amen: Tho:Crenilt sick in body but whole in mine, and of good and perfect memory (praised be God) make this his last will and testament in manner followinge: first he committed his soul to God, and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he willed and bequeathed to Mally Crenilt 6 pence legacy.
Item, to Bessye Creere 6 pence legacy.
Item, to Ales Crenilt 6 pence legacy.
Item, to Danll. Goldsmith a yard of cloath.
Item, to Willm Crenilt as much as come to my share of what is in his hands.
Item, he willed & bequeathed to his Cathe. Crenilt als Lace a croft he gave her in contract of ye yearly[?] rent 3 pence, and also the 9 pence xxx he hath in the the Lough, which rent he hath paid hitherto, the rest of the neighbors thereto adjoining refusing to pay any part thereof, in regard they had no right to it.
Item, being an Intack and drindable[?] goods.
Item he left ot Tho:Crenilt 6 pence, to Sir Joh:Chambers, and to the parson[?] a gallon of meale and a sheep, if there be so much time towards his funeral.
Item he constituted and ordained his said wife Cathe Lace sole Executrix of all the rest whatsoever moveable and unmoveable. Testes: Tho:Crenilt, J.Huddleston, jurati. The executrix sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12 pence. The Inventory of the said tho Crenilt prized by 4 sworn men amounts to 0 pounds 17 shillings xx pence."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #3, Andreas, of Ann Quark als Quirk: "December 16th: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Ann Quark als Quirk being in good and perfect memorie, commited her soul to God and her body to Christian buryall.
Item, she left to her daughter Mally 5 shillings legacy.
Item, to each of her brothers 6 pence apiece legacy if her said daughter die under xxxxx all to her husband.
Item, to Mally Kinry a coate and carchieff.
Item, to Willm. Ratcliff 6 pence.
Item, to Bahee Martin 6 pence.
Item, she constituted and ordained her loving husband Willm Quark her sole Executor in regard of his great paines and care of her during her sickness, hoping that he will be careful and good to her said daughter. The uncles Willm: James & Joh: Quirk sworn supervisors. Testes: Willm Ratcliff juratus. Bahee Martin: I have also sworn xxx every particular in this will to be truth before me. J.H. The Executor sworn in form of law. The Inventory of ye said Testatrix prized by 4 sworn me come to 1 pound 12 shilings 3 pence. Pledges: Willm Ratcliffe & Robt: Kelly."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #04, Andreas, of Ann Teare als Caine, died 5 Oct 1675:

"Andreas. This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Ann Caine who departed this life about the 5th of October 1675, being in good and perfect memorie committed her soul to God and her body to Christian buryall.
Item, she willed that a sheep with what was needful therewith should be besytowed on her the night she would be lodge.
Item, to her daughter CAthe. a sheep and a lamb.
Item, to her grandson Willm Teare a ewe.
Item, to her daughter Jony Teer the remainder of her sheep that she and a sister xxx, and a fledge, and 2 old barrels.
Item, she willed to her son Willm in consideration of 5 shillings that is due to him, a clow a fledge a bigg chest, and 2 big pewter dishes.
Item, she left to her 2 daughers her cloathing linen and woolen.
Item, she declared that according to her husband will, she left the cupboard and bedstocks to remain in the house with other necessaries xxxxx in the house.
Item, she ordained and nominated her son DAnll. Teer her true and lawfull Executor & he to discharge her funeral.
Item, she willed to Joh:Kee 2 yards of linen cloath or her daughter Jony to fill it and buy him therewith a sheep or a lamb and also left to her said daughter Jony a little wool and yarn that was in the house. Testes Charles Cowl, Ales Corlett, jurati. The Executor sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12 pence. The Inventory within 14 days to be perfected xxxx etc. The Inventory of the said Testatrix and in the hands of ye Executor prized by Danl Gawn,Jo:Teere, & Nicho:Moore, sss Wattleworth junr [is] 19 shilings. Sheep in unnber[?] 7: 10s 6p.
Item 1 fledge, 1 blanket, 2 petticoats & 2 washcoats 13s 00p. In pewter, brass & flax with 5 quarts barly 6s 6p.
Item, one old blanket, 1 old keggel, a xxxx 1s 0p. The total 2pounds 10shillings 0pence. January ye 14th 1675 (1675/6): Willm Teere enters his claim against the Executor of his mother Ann Craine for the sum of eight pounds sterling due to him by contract as appears and craveth trial. All admistion is granted to Will Teere & is proved according to law; as appears by certificate Janry 16th 1675. Tho:Teere for himself and his wife Cath Teere enters against the Executor for 33 shillings of his portion due debt etc. A deduction out of the said Inventory: funeral charges burial dues Sumner fees amounts to 00:00:8pence. xxxxx a small debt left and declared upon death bed (to Nich:Cowley & Joh:Crow) 1s xxp."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #05, Andreas, of Alice Christian als Teare:

"Andreas. This is affirmed to be the last wil and testament of Ales Christian alis Teere, being in perfect memory committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she bequeathed to ye poor 11 firlets of oat meal, 3 quarts of barley, and a mutton to be distributed at xxxxx.
Item, she left to Donll: Teere and his son to each of 3 pence.
Item, to Chathe Bittle 6 pence.
Item to her husband the priz of a mutton her sold to Tho:Corlet, and her right of another they killed for the house.
Item, to Joh:Crebbin 6 pence.
Item, to Margt Gowne 6 pence.
Item, she left to Ricd Kneele son[?] a ewe and another to Willm Kelly.
Item, to Jony Teere another ewe.
Item, she left to Cathe Crebbin a sheep.
Item, she constituted and ordained her father sole executor of all good whatsoever moveable and unmoveable belonging to her.
Item, she bequeathed also to Margt Teare als Gowne her holy day suite of clothes.
Item, she left to Cathe:Cowle her chest with what was in it. And also to Katie Bittle the other sister 3 pence. Testes: John Crebbin, Margt Teere als Gowne. The Executor sworn in form of law.

The Inventory prized by Willm Clater, Will Skally & Robt Killy xxxx all sworn; amounts to 1 pound 1 shilling 0 pence; in land 2 pounds 0 shillings 0 pence. and also pledges in form of law Capt Joh:Sayle, Robt Killey. The Executor at lawful years and the goods in his custody have discharged the pledges.

December 16th 1675: Some contention arising touching ye legality of this will in respect of the witnesses, hath given the Courts xxxxx (at the request of the Executor) to take what further proof and be produced for the better confirmation thereof. Jony Teare sworn & examined sayth that the above testatrix being turned away by her husband, she was compelled to become a beggar and had utterly perished had not ye deponents entertained her in her house, who further saith that she said if her father would look to her he should have all her goods that was due unto her upon which the deponent having given him notice he came and fetched her away. And further saith not. Joney Teare sworn and examined saith that she heard ye testatrix xxx, that if her stepmother would entertain her, she would leave her all her goods this was spoken on her death bed, and her father at that time bringing her to his own house on his xxx, she died two nights after, and further saith not, only yet declareth that ye testatrix said further said to ye deponent that if she would entertain and look to his said daughter she should have what goods she had. Wm Cowle sworn and examined sayth that the morning before the testatrix died, he came to visit her and she asking him whether her father was gone for ye minister, he replied what are you so weak that you need the minister, and again asked xx xxxxx she wonít leave her goods she replied that she left them to her father, and this she xxx xxxxx in perfect memory. And further saith not. This will is rexxxx valid in respect of ye xxxxxxx witnesses and ye material xxxxxxx xxxx and xxxx to the Court. Probatum est. Solvi xxxxx"

 

At Curia Habitu xxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxx Lezsayre 18th of Novr 1675 Coram. Reverand Johan Harrison, Tho:Parre et xxxx Parr Vicar Generals et no noon Joh:Huddletson Regis Archd.

Archdeacon Will 1675 #06, Andreas, of Mary Kneale als Martin, died 6 November 1675:

"Novr 6th 1675, Andreas: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Mary Kneele als Martin who departed this life about the 6 of Novr., she being sick in body bur whole in mind and of perfect memory. First she committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left to the poor at the discretion of her executor.
Item, she left to Willm Martin 6 pence legacy.
Item, to Willm Christian 6 pence.
Item, to John Carrett 6 pence.
Item, to her sister Ann Martin a xxxx coat and a carchief, & 2 pottles of barley.
Item, to Sir Joh: Huddleston a young mutton.
Item, to Mally Martin 6 pence, to Margt Martin, 6 pence & cuts them off with the said legacies, if they claim any right to any of her goods.
Item, she constituted and ordained her loving husband John Kneele sole Executor of all the rest of her goods whatsoever moveable and unmoveable and he to xxx and possess all her lands that belonged to her during his life and after his decease to her sister Ann Martin. Testes: J. Huddleston, Richard Howland, jurati. The Executor sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12 pence. The Inventory within 14 days®subpeona etc.

The Inventory of the said Testatrix prized to 1 pound 10 shillings 2 pence, being debt less goods. The goods in the Executorís custody and have given pledges in form of law Joh:Lace senior & Willm Ratcliff. Note the debts belonging to the decedent amounts to 1 pound 4 shillings 0 pence, and goods left out of the Inventory to discharge them. Octo the 22nd 1676: Willm Christian enters his claim against the Executor of Mary Martin for the 4th part of a quarter land of the rent yearly 9 shillings 9 pence due to him as will appear and craveth trial. Novr 14th 1676: Willm Kneele enters against the Executor of Mary Martin for 15 pence due debt."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #07, Andreas, of Alice Brew:

"Ocbo 30th 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of ales Brew, being sick in body, though of good and perfect memory (praised be God) committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she bequeathed to the poor at the discretion of her executor.
Item, she left Catherin Keneene a red coat, to Willm Keneen 6 pence, to CAthe: and Mally Kneale a pond of wool apiece.
Item, to her goddaughter Ales Brew a wescoat.
Item to Philip Brew her brother 12 pence.
Item, to Ales brew her goddaughter a pound of wool.
Item, to Ales Brew ballaquane a quife, and a muffler.
Item, to Cathe:Brew ballaquane a quife and a muffler.
Item, to her stepmother a brown coat and a carchieff and a muffler and the flax.
Item, to John sayle an apron.
Item, to Willm Clator a lamb.
Item, to Sir Joh:Huddleston a mutton.
Item, she constituted and ordained her loving father Willm Brew sole Executor of all the rest; as well of what lands belonged to her, as of goods. Testes: J. Huddleston, Willm Cleter, Maryad Brew, jurati. The Executor sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12 pence. The Inventory included in the motherís jurati.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #08, Andreas, of Catharine Teare als McNameer, made 2 Nov 1675:

"Novr the 2nd, 1675, Andreas: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Kathe:Inemeere, who committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she bequeathed to the poor 11 firlets of meal, and 100 of herring.
Item, she left to her son Willm her part of all such goods and implements as belongs to the working of the lands, and her part of the xxxxx xxx and also a quarter of the crops, with all her part, or right in the lands.
Item, she left to her eldest son Joh:Tear 5 shillings legacy.
Item, to her daughter Margt a white blanket and a gray blanket, a sheet, a charchief, a muffler and coat, a young filly, her part of a steer, and half a quarter of the crop, and the father to have it till she go for herself.
Item, to her daughter Jony a fledge, a blanket, a charchiff, and a muffler. Also she bequeatherd to her said son Willm a suit of the cloath in the walk milne. And to the said Jony half a quarter of ye crops, and the father to have it till she go for herself.
Item, to isabel Teaare a coat and eastcoat.
Item, she left to Sir Joh a yard of linen cloath, to Danll.Christian 6 pence, to Danl McNameere 6 pence.
Item, se constituted and ordained her husband John Teare her true and lawful executor of all the rest whatsoever moveable and unmoveable. Testes: Danl. Christian, Danll.McNameers, juraati. The Executor sworn in Court. Probatum et solvit 12 pence. The Inventory of the Cathrin priced by 4 sworn men Willm Cowle, Joh Quirk, Joh Tear, and Robt Martin all amounts to 1 pound 6 shillings 0 pence. Pledges Edmond Kuab[?or Knele] lezayre, Dannl Lace."

Archdeacon Will 1675 #09, Andreas, of John Kneale, made 11 November 1675:

"November 11th 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of John Knele who committed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, to the poor xx sheep and 12 pence worth of drink at his funeral.
Item, he declared that there was 10 shillings of his in the hands of Joh Teare & that 5 shillings thereof should be towards his funeral, and the other 5 shillings to his brother in law and sister Christian.
Item, he said that there was 6 shillings 6 pence in Joh: Cowle hands and that it should be to pay Sir Joh: for the tithe.
Item, there is due to him from Henry[?] Keneen[?] 3 shillings 2 pence, and if he pay it willingly to pay but 2 shilling, and if not the whole. Itme, due to him from Donll:Sayle 2s 8p.
Item, he left to his youngest sister a suit of cloath, a sheep and a xxxx and 1 hogg.
Item, to his sisters Christian & Nelly Knele the black russet cloth between them.
Item, he constituted and ordained his sister Nelly Knele sole executrix of all his lands houses and goods whatsoever moveable and unmoveable, and willed that the corn should be betwixt the executor and his youngest sister whom the executor is to xxxx till May.
Item, he willed that his eecutor should pay unto his youngest sister all that is due to her by father & mother.
Item, he left the stear[?] to Joh:Cowle haggert to himself and the rest to Jo:Teare. Witnesses: Joh:Teare, Joh:Cowle, jurati. The Executor sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12 pence. Fourteen days to bring in an Inventory xxx &c. The Inventory amounts to 6 pence. Pledges in form of law Jo Cowle, Jo Teere.:

 

Defuncts:

Archdeacon Will 1675 #10, Andreas, of Margery Lace alias Craine, made 10 April 1675, proved 23 Jun 1676:

"April the 10th 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Margerie Lace als Craine being sick in body, but whole in mind and of perfect memory (thanks be to God) made this her last will and testament in manner and form following: first, she committed her soul to God, and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she bequeathed to her son Danll:Lace her part of the crop, of the teams, and of the houses with her part of the cupboard.
Item, she left and bequeathed to her daughter Ales Lace a peckled heifer; and her son Danll: to pay her four pounds when she hath occasion to use it.
Item, she declared that she cut her daughter Nelly off with what goods they gave her out of their own hands, further she declared that Tho: Lace was paid of in the quarter of the milne already, and that whosoever would redeem the milne should have it.
Item, she constituted and ordained her loving husband John Lace sole Executor of all the rest of her goods whatsoever moveable and unmoveable. Witnesses: Robert Kelly, Doniell Downe, jurati. The Executor sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12 pence. 14 days granted to brind in an Inventory sub poena 20 shillings. The Inventory of the said testatrix given is by the executor amounts to 10 pounds 2 shillings 6 pence. The goods in the Executors custody and have given pledges inform of law James Ratcliffe, Donll:Lace. This will was proved in KK Andreas ye 23d of June 1676 before Sr Tho:Parr Vicar General & Sir Jo:Hudleston Registrar. September 17th 1676: Thomas Crenilt enters against the executor of Margery Craine for the sum of 20 shillings due debt for which he hath land in mortgage due debt and craveth trial. October 8th 1676: Richard Brew and his son Philip Brew enter against the executor of Marjorie Craine for the sum of 13 pounds 10 shillings due debt as appears by specialty, having land in mortgage for the same, and craveth trial. October 8th 1676: Sir John Huddlestone enters against the said executor for the sum of 4 pounds 10 shillings due debt for the clerkship and also the rest of landsxxxx[?], and craveth trial. November ye 6th 1676: Ricd Lawson enters against the executor for the sum of 5 pounds sterling due debt and craveth trial. November ye 1st 1676: Henry Inch enters against the executors of Margery Lace alias Craine for 30 shillings due for xxx he hath land in xxxx due debt as appears by specialty, & craveth trial. xxxxx 1676: Ev:Kelly and his wife Christian Keneene for and behalf themselves and Willm Ratcliffe children against the executor of Margery Lace alias Craine for the full sum of five pounds sterling, for which they have land in mortgage as appears by specialty due debt and craveth trial. xxxxx also the said Rob: enters his claims against the said executor for 10 shillings[?] wages due him and 2 s 0d for mowing hay due debt and craveth trial. xxxxx Ales Lace and the executors of John Crebbin enters their claim against the executors of Margery Craine for the sum of 3 pounds for which they have land in mortgage and craveth trial. xxxxxx enters against the said executor for the sum of 20 shillings lent money to her husband, due debt."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #11, Andreas, of Isabel Camaish alias Teare, made 29 Oct 1675, proved at Lezayre June 1676:

"Andreas October 29th 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Issable Camaish alias Teere being in good and perfect memory committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she bequesthed to Chathe:Killip an apron and a xxxxxxx.
Item, to Sir Joh: a mutton hoping he will be a friend to my children.
Item, she constituted and ordained her two children joint executors of all her goods moveable and unmoveable after her debts were paid. Further she declared that if any friend also claimed any right to any thing she had, that then she cut them off with 6 pence.
Item, to her sister a coat and a wastcoat. Testes; J. Huddlestone, Cathe:Cotter, jurati. The father is sworn in form of law. And having denied the administration in the behalf of the children therefore orders is granted that Tho:Dollin & Cathe Teare to appear tomorrow to administer being the next of kin on the motherís side. This will proved in Lezayre June 20, 1676. The Inventory of Isabel Camaish prized : Item, two sheep prized to 1:04:00; A quarter of a cow priced to 0:08:4d;
Item, the executors part of a tub and barrel 0:01:00;
Item, the part of a woolen wheel 6d & the part of a can and xxxxxx in all 0:01:00;
Item, half a blanket old 0:00:08;
Item half plow gears, colter suck, draughts, etc 0:01:04d;
Item, the 3p part of an old bock[?] 0:01:8p;
Item, one blanket, taken in lieu of her winding sheet; TOTAL 0:18:00. debts deducted ®to Patr:Cowle 2s0d; to Edmond Quark 1s 6d; to Willm Camaish 3s 0d; to Joh:Lace junior 5s 0d; to Sir Joh:Huddleston 1s 8d; to Joh Kneele uxor 2s 6d; In All 19s 8d. October 1st 1676: Joh: Cleter & Willm Cleter enter against the executor of Isabel Teare for 2s 6p due debt. October 15, 1675: Will Camaish enters his claim against the executor of Isabel Teare for 16 s 4d, and there is land in mortgage for 12s 6p of said sum."

Archdeacon Will 1675 #12, Andreas, of Joney Skinner alias Crenilt:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Jony Skinner alias Crenilt, being in good and perfect memory, committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she bequeathed to the poor half a firlet malt, and what is needful therewith.
Item, she left to her daughter Bessy Skinner half a cow and her clothes linen and woolen s she did wear them to church.
Item, she left to each of her other children 20 shillings apiece out of the moneys she had in other mens hands.
Item, to Willm Sayleís wife 12 pence.
Item, she left to her brother Tho: Crenilt all whatsoever was in his hands.
Item, to Sir Joh: 5 shillings, and to William Sayle 5 shillings, and they to be xxxx and assisting unto my husband to get in the said moneys abroad.
Item, she ordained and appoiinted her husband John Skinner sole executor of all the rest of her goods whatsoever; and he to have the tuition of her children. The testator bequeathed the whole debt unto er brother Thomas Crenilt as well her own part as her husbandís part; at which time her husband said you cannot leave him my part, upon which she said he shall have it, for thou hast all the rest of my goods. Testes: Jo:Hudleston, Willm Sayle, jurati. The Executor sworn in form of law. Probatum est solvit 12 pence. 14 days granted to bring in the Inventory sub poena 10 shillings.

Jon Quarkís mutton is in Jo:Quayle xxxxx in the xxxxx

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #13, Andreas*, of Thomas Teare, made 30 October 1675:

"October ye 30th 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Thomas Teere, he being in good and perfect memory committed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he bequeathed to his wife his part of the chest.
Item, to each of his brothers and sisters 6 pence apiece legacy.
Item, he constituted and ordained his sister Isabel and her husband Donll Christian joint executors of all the rest of his goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever. to Donll:Teere. Testes Joh: Teere, Donll:Teere, J.Huddleston, jurati. Probatum et solvit 1 pence. The Inventory of the said Tho:Teere prized by 4 sworn men vizt, James Camaish, Jo:Crenilt, Donll:McYlevorrey, and Willm Teere amounts to 00:17s:00d. Funeral charges and church dues to be deducted 00:8:6. xxxx due to the executor: 8s 6d. The executor at age sworn in Court and given pledges second in forma legis Tho:Teere, James Camaish." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

Archdeacon Will 1675 #14, Andreas*, of Henry Teare, made about 30 November 1675:

"November[?] 30th: The last will and testament of Hen:Teere, who committed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he bequeathed to his son Stephen Teere the fourth part of what xxxx goods there is.
Item, to Sir Joh: a mutton.
Item, to his 2 godsons Hen:Martin & Will:Teere a lamb.
Item, to his son John Teere his part of the crop of corn whom he also nominated and appointed sole executor of all the rest moveable and unmoveable whatsoever.
Item, to Willm Skinner a young sheep for and in consideraton of what was owing him. Further he declared that his father in law Sir Phillip Crenilt and himself paid in the behalf of the heir Joney Crenilt 15s for the lease and pewter money. And also that he himself paid unto Ales Crenilt and her husband 17s in consideration of the goods due unto her. And also 2 bowls of oats and 5 xxx of barley. Further he declared that there is due to him from the executor of William Joughin and his wife 14 s for rent and lease money. From the executor of John Quirk and his wife 10xx. From Tho Cowle 1s.
Item, he left to John Cowle 6 pence and to Donll:Lace 6 pence.
Item, he left his part of the flax to Jony kee. Testes Donll:Lace, Joh:Dowle, jurati. The Executor sworn in court. Probatum et solvit 12 pence. The inventory of Henry Teere®prized by sworn men Ro:Corkill, Donll:McNemeere, Donll:Lace & Joh:Caine; amounts to 2 pounds 17 shillings 0 pence. Pledges Donll:Christian, Donll:Lace." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #15, Andreas*, of Columbus Crenilt, made October 29th 1675, wife is Isabel Joughin (the next will):

"Andrews, October 29th 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Collum:Crenilt being in good and perfect manner, committed his soul to God, and his body to Christian burial.
Item he bequeathed to the poor a pottle of meal, and what else is needful therewith.
Item, to his son Tho:Crenilt 6 pence legacy.
Item, to each witness of his will 6 pence apiece.
Item, he constituted and ordained his son Willm Crenilt his true and lawful executor of all that belonged to him whatsoever.
Item, he declared that there is due to him from Donll:Christian 3s 8d; from Willm:Crenilt 1s; from Margt Croxxx; from Donll:Goldsmith 2s 8d and xxx a quart of barley; from Joh:Crenilt 5d, and that his son Thomas should help his brother Willm to build him a house, and if he would not do so, then his will was that Willm should have the xxxx of the barn. Debts that he oweth, as followeth: to Randle Sayle 20s; to Ellin Christian 10s; to Tho Crenilt his son 2s; to Tho: his brother for ye lands 7s 6d and what xxx he paid formerly to Joh:Skinner it was for and in behalf of his brother Tho:Crenilt. further he declared that he paid to his son Willm for and in the behalf of Willm Skinner 5s 6d he paid the said Skinner half a hundred of xxx in 10 d and a xxxx he owed him in pease. due to Donll:Crenilt 1s and apound an a half of hemp. Witnesses: Tho:Crenilt, Willm:Sayle, Cath:Crenilt als Lace[?], jurati. The Executor sworn in Court. Probatum et solvit 12 pence. The Inventory of the said Collum Crenilt and Isabel Joughin his wife prized by sworn men: Tho:Crenilt, Phillip Teere, Charles Cowle, and Joh:Crenilt, amounts to 7 pounds 1 shilling 0 pence. Deducted debts 3 pounds 0 shillings 0 pence, that he borrowed to pay for lands. Pledges Will Sayle, Donll:Lace. Note that Bahee Joughin being charged by the sumner to take her legacy answered and said to him that she would fetch it, if able, and had non to go for it. *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

Archdeacon Will 1675 #16, Andreas*, of Isabel Crenilt als Joughin, made 3 November 1675, husband is Columbus Crenilt (previous will):

"November the 3d 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Issable Jouhin, who committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, to the poor 2 pottles of meal and a sheep.
Item, to Jony Teere a bowle of oates, 4 pottle barley, half a little horse, and a sheep and lamb, and a shirt with a carchiff and a muffler; and a klew[?] of sluab linen yarn and 2 of xxxx and a blanket a white coat with half a hundred of herring, and a potle of meal when she build ye house and the vessel that hath the herrings in where its xxxx, and also half os all her linens when all legacies are paid.
Item, she left to Willm Crenilt a sheep out of the whole of her own goods, and also she nominated and appointed the said Willm Crenilt her true and lawful executor of all the rest whatsoever xx xxxx. 6 pence legacy to Joh:Farcher. To Jo:Sayle 4 pence legacy. To Bahee Joughin 6d and 2 yards of linen cloth with a carchiff and a coat and a lamb to her son.
Item, Tho:Crenilt 2 pottles of barley and 2 yards of linen cloth and half a pottle to his wife a pound of fleece.
Item, to Thomas Crenilt also 3 yards of the linen web if he weave it.
Item, to her goddaughter Issable Goldsmith a coif. To Mary Christian a muffler. And to Jony Sayle a mufler. And to Jaine Christian a muffler or a quife, and a pound of flax to Mary Joughin.
Item, to each witness 6 pence.
Item, a lamb to Jony Cain xxxx. Testes: WillM Sayle, Tho:Crenilt, Tho:Crenilt iurati, Bahee Lace iurati, 4 sworn to ye will. The executor sworn in form of law. The Inventory of ye said Isable xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxx. Probatum et solvit 12 pence. May ye 14th 1691: Received then and before from the hands of my brother in law Daniel Lace the sum of four pounds sterling in full of the like sum left to my wife as legacy by our deceased mother for which I do acquit and discharge my said brother his executors administrators and assigns forever. I say received by me, Willm Sayle X. Signed and acknowledged the day and year above written before me, John Christian V.G." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #17, Andreas*, of Catharine Christian als Kneale, made 2 November 1675:

"November 2d 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Kathe Christian als Kneale, she being in good and perfect memory commended her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left to the poor at the discretion of her executor.
Item, she bequeathed 3 sheep to her brother Collin(or Dollin) Kneal.
Item, to Sir Joh: a mutton.
Item, she bequeathed her choice coat and wiskott to Jony Kneal.
Item, to Mally Skally, James Quirkís wife a coat.
Item, she bequeathed her linens the rest of her clothes to her mother.
Item, to Mally Crenilt a coat and wiskitt.
Item, she nominated her father and her husband Phillip Christian joint executors of all the rest, and only to Donll Keneen 1s. Testes: Donll:Keneen, Mally Crenilt. The executors sworn in formof law. Protum et solvit 1s. The Inventory of the said Kathe: prized by 4 sworn men Donll Corlett, Donll Sayle, Joh:Cowle & Tho. Cowle, in all 3 pounds 4 shillings 0 pence. Pledge in form of law." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #18, Andreas*, of Bahee Cowle als Cowle:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Bahee Cowle being in good and perfect memory, committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she willed all her clothing to Mally Crenilt.
Item, to Joh: Christian 12 pence.
Item, she left to her brother Christopher Cowle 6 pence.
Item, she bequeathed to her husband John Cowle a xxxx of land[?] in the downe of 6 pence rent.
Item, she constituted and ordained Phillip Christian executor of all her goods moveable and unmoveable. Testes: Jo: Christian, Mally Crenilt. This will is not authentique in regard one of the witnesses is father to ye executor. Bahey Cowle departed this life about November ye 4th intestate whereof the Church having intelligence hath decreed her only brother Christopher Cowle (who is in Ireland) administrator, and Willm Kinley as next related by his wife is empowered to take the charge of the goods, and to be accomptable to ye administrator at his coming to the Island, and in the interim to give in bonds for so doing. The husband to be sworn to bring in a perfect Inventory. Devictin et solvit 2 pence.

June 1st 1676: Christopher Cowle ye administrator is sworn in form of law.
June 10th 1676: John Cowle hath deposed that Willm Kinly received all these particulars below mentioned of his house in the behalf of the administrator Christopher Cowle then in Ireland, which are yet prized in form of law, but only some as they were sold. Therefore ye Sumner ordered to appoint 4 sworn men to prize the said particulars, or else to deliver the xxx xxxxx unto the said Administrator who is now in the Island, & he to give in bond to debts and discharge the office, and this to be done forthwith sub poena juris, and if the said Kinly disobey, ye are forthwit to commit him to St Germans prison, and to remain till he submits to law, and if you be disobeyed, you are to desire the assistance of a soldier from the constable of Peel Castle, and for so doing this shall be your discharge, and to pay all fees before he be released. For ye Sumner of KK Andreas to put this in execution. J. Harriosn Vicar General.

The Inventory of Baheey Cowle given by Willm Kinly and Robt Kelly sumner prized by James Kissag & Rob:Kelly, amounts to 13 shillings. Debts paid by Willm Kinly that is for her winding sheets 4s; for probation and sumner fee 2s 4d; to Willm Kinly 4s as mentioned in his contract 4s. Pledges within a month sub peona 2d. The Inventory of Baheey Cowle given by the husband upon oath none prized but what was sold or xxxx: Imprimis 10 pottles barley, half firlet of rye, half fir xxxxx, 1 firlet oats, 1 gxxxx of pease, 5 pounds of hemp and 2 of flax, 1 pott sold for 4 s, 1 xxx half xxx the deads part of a heifer 2s 6d. The deads part of a mare 4s 0d. A linen wheel and a half xxx 100 herrings and 1 charchief, 1 xxxx xxxx, her clothes that is 2 coats sold for 3s 4p. xxxx other small wooden vessels, 1 kockl[], half carr sold for 4d, 3 pottles of hemp sold and xxx xxxx. " *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #19 Andreas*, of Catharine Coole als Crenilt:

"Andreas 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Cathe: Coole als Crenilt in good and perfect memory committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she willed and bequeathed what little goods there was to pay the debts therewith, and the rest xxx xxxx xx her son John Coole whom she ordained her executor. Testes: Willm Cowle carine, Willm Joughin, juratus. The husband sworn in form of law. John Crenilt the next of kin by the mother is to be sworn supervisor. Probatum et solvit xxx. The Inventory included only in the land and house, having no other goods as the father declared. Pledge Willm Radcliffe the land in the father custody." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

Archdeacon Will 1675 #20, Andreas*, of John Keneen, died 4 March 1675/6:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of John Keneene who departed this life the 4th of March 1675, who first committed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he left to the poor at the discretion of his executor.
Item, he left xxxx to his grandchild Cathe: Ratcliffe a ewe.
Item, to Ann Garrett a ewe.
Item, xxxx Sir Joh: Huddleston a mutton, and his part of the young calf.
Item, he constituted and ordained his daughter and his grandchild Ann Ratcliffe joint executors of all the rest of his goods whatsoever, and ordained his kinsman Joh: Ratcliffe supervisor of his said grandchild, and he to have the custody of her and her xxxx come to 16 years of age. and left him the xxxx of land which he xxxxx from his father for 14 s as a legacy. Witnesses J.Huddleston, John Ratcliffe. Further he willed the next day that his said grandchild to have in present possession his part of the land xxxx enjoyed, and the supervisor to sow it with xxxxx if her mother would not sow it jointly, then xxxxx to have her own part and xxxxx. Witnesses J.Huddleston, John xxxxx. The codicil not yet proved. The Inventory of the said Testator prized by Pat Cormod, Willm Kee, John Wah xxxxx, being sworn, amounts to 2 pounds xx shillings xx pence. The goods of the child in the custody of the supervisor who have given pledges in form of law Willm Rafcliffe his brother & James Crebbin. *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

the Inventory of Donll: Corlett taken & prized by 4 sworn men vizt Donll Sayle, Charles Joughin, & xxxxxx, amounts to 1 pound 15 shillings 0 pence.

Inventory Cathe: Joughin wife to Willm Corkill prized by 4 sworn men vizt, Joh Joughin, xxxxx Christian, & Tho: Clark, & Robt Killey, amounts to 2 pounds 2 shillings 6 pence.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #21, Andreas*, of John Cormod/Kermode :

"Andreas, about 12 November 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of John Cormod, who committed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he willed and bequeathed his part of the lands to his xxxx son Edmond Cormod.
Item, he constituted & xxxx his children vizt, John Edmond Maryod & BAhee Cormod joint executors of all the rest of his goods whatsoever. Further he declared tht he lent a pair of looms to John Casement & his sone, and whatsoever sticks ye said looms wanted he was to make it good and send it home whole without any want at May last. In regard there is no supervisors named the Court have ordered the next of kin on the fatherís side supervisors Pat Cormod is sworn & Wllm, Cathe, & Margt are to be sworn or xxx xxxxxxx their acct Sunday to be performed. Testes: Willm. Christian, Jony Gowne, jurati. Probatum et solvit 6d. The Inventory to be brought in by the supervisors within 14 days sub peona 10sxxxxx.

The Inventory of John Cormod given by the wife and John Kerxxxx ye prized upon oath amounts to in all 18 shillings. All in the hands of the supevisors except a pot and a xxx corbs in the mothersí hands and the more[?] except[?]. The said Inventory given in 6 xxxx the supervisors amounts to 17 shillings xx pence. 10 pottles of barley, 1 bowle and a half fir oak & 3 yards of white cloth; & in the motherís hand 9s xxd; the deadís part of old loomes: not prized. In the custody of Willm Cormod 4s 3d, and in the hands of Pat, Cath, & Margt Cormod 5s xxd besides the debts by them. Pledges Pat: Cormod and Cathe Cormode & xxxxx xxxxxx. debts to be deducted to the 2 moars 3 s, to the old moare 4s 8d, to Pat Cormod xxxx, to the Register 0:3d; xxxx; Sumner for 4d, xxxxxx.. to the Moar 3d xxxxx. October 1681: John Cormod at lawful age doth acknowledge the receipt of 3 yards of cloth from Danl: Cormod" *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Lezayre Chapter quest: Danll Kneele, xxxx xxxx, Gilbt xxxx, Ro: Caley.

Andreas quest: Michael Kelly, Pat Cormod, James Kissag, Tho Sayle.

Bride quest: Joh: Cowl, Joh: Knele jurat, Joh: Cotter, Michell Howland xxxx

At a Court holden at KK Bride Feb. 16th 1675 (1675/6) before Parson Joh: Harrison official & John Huddleston & Rxxx Fxx Registers

xxxxxxx: Charles Cowle, Willm Christian, Joh: Cormod, Cath. Crenilt decree, Ales Brew, Cath Knele als Kexxxx. Finlo Martin.

Gilbert Ratcliffe dead: Willm Sayle xxxx sworn that xxxxxxx xx xxxx xxxx/

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #22, Andreas*, of Daniel Cown:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Donll: Cowne being in good and perfect memory, committed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he left and ordained his children xxxx that in the womb if it lives joint executors of all his goods whatsoever moveable and unmoveable.
Item, to Ro: Cannell 1s 6d.
Item, to Sir J. Huddleston 1s 6d.
Item, he declared that there was due to him from John Kneele Mullin downe 28s and bowle of malt corn. Also due from John Lace ballavoddan 4 years wages after 14s year. And that he never received xxxx xxx xxx worth of all these goods, save only a cow grassings each year and xxxx xxxxx of malt corn & a quart of pease.
Item, due from Pat Kneele senior 4s, and further left the tuition of his children and goods to his wife. Testes Ro: Cannell, J. Huddlestone, jurati. The wife having refused the tuition of the children, the Court have ordered the fathers part of them upon the next of kin on the fatherís side, vizt, Margt Cowne. Probatum et solvit. Pledges in form of law. The Inventory of the said testator prized by 4 sworn men amounts to 1 pound 14 shillings 0 pence. The wife finding that the next related on the fatherís side are not capable of the charge of the children (being very poor) and she out of her tenderness of them being therefore willing to do her utmost endeavor less they should perish, and having informed the Court that her condition is very mean which also is averred by the neighbors and that three children are very young and one also upon her bearing; The Court taking her condition to consideration hath thought[?] fit[?] and so ordered that for the reasons aforesaid, and also in xxxxx of these times of soar xxxx, that the small portion of goods due unto them shall be expended to xxxxxxx them alive that they perish not. And that she shall not hereafter be accomptable for for the said goods to any one xxxxx hereafter." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

Archdeacon Will 1675 #23, Andreas*, of Alice Cuslin:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Ales Cuslin being in good and perfect memory, committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left to her brother Hugh Cuslin 5s legacy.
Item, she named[?] that there was due to her son Robt of his own goods, and in her custody a quart of wool, woolen wheel and cards and a white blanket.
Item, she constituted and ordained her said son sole executor of all the rest of her goods whatsoever.
Item, to Ales Christin a coat and each witness 6d apiece legacy. Further declared that she and her brother Hugh were half and half in all the goods they had. Testes: Danll Christian, Joh: Crenilt, jurati. The executor sworn in Court and at lawful age. Probatum et solvit 12d. 14 days for the Inventory. Inventory amounts 5 pounds 15 shillings 0 pence; more added 7 shillings. Pledges: Jo: Christian Regr., John Kneale." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #24, Andreas*, of Alice Martin:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Ales Martin, being sick in body bur whole in mind and of perfect memory makes this her last will and testament in manner following. First she committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, to Ann Martin a coat.
Item, she left to Bahee Martin her clothing.
Item, she left 6 pence apiece legacy to her 4 brethren.
Item, she left to her kinsman John Martin a quarter of a heifer.
Item, she left to her aunt a woolen wheel and the xxxx of a linen wheel and 2s 6d legacy.
Item, to each of the witnesses 6d apiece legacy.
Item, she constituted and ordained her uncle Willm Martin her true and lawful executor of all the rest of her goods whatsoever, and that in regard there was now there took care of here in her sickness but he only. Testes: Cathe Corteen, Cathe Crebbin, jurati. The executor sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12d. The Inventory taken in form of law came to 20s 0d, and the xxxx of a daymonth of hay. Pledges inform of law Joh: Martin." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

Archdeacon Will 1675 #25, Andreas*, of Catharine Martin als Kermode:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Cathe Martin being sick in body but whole in mind and perfect memory; committed her soul to God, and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left to her brother Michell Cormod 2 pottles of barley, or 12d in moneys.
Item, she left John Quirk 6d.
Item, she left a weskot to Mary Inechily[?].
Item, she constituted and ordained her son in law John Farcher sole executor of all the rest whatsoever will a xxxxx rent in the croft below at Michael Cormod.
Item, she declared before Sir Joh: Huddleston at receiving the sacraments that she had little or nothing, but what there was she left it to her said son in law, for she gave it him before in contract. Witnesses: John Quirk, Jony Gowne, John Huddlestone, jurati. The goods included in John Farcher contract which is to be proved within 14 days certify xxx." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #26, Andreas*, of Catharine Kee als Cowle als Fargher:

"Andreas: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Cathe: Farcher who committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left and bequeathed to each of her 2 sons John & James Cowle as much cloth as will be each them cxxxxx.
Item, she left her part of 7 yards of new cloth to her husband Willm Kee.
Item, she left to all the rest of her sons Ewan and Phillip Cowle, & he to bring up his said brother Phillip to each witness 4d. Testes: Philip Kneene, Joh: Quirk, jurati. Ewan Cowle sworn in form of law and also supervisor of his said brother underage. A codicil added in these words that she the said Catharine Farcher named her eldest son Ewan Cowle sole executor and he to bring up the youngest son Philip Cowle. Testes Will Kee, Joney Farcher. Probatum et solvit 6d. The Inventory of ye said Testatrix prized by 4 sworn men amounts to 14s 0d. The goods in the custody of the eldest son Ewan Cowle and hath given pledges in form of law." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

Archdeacon Will 1675 #27, Andreas* of Catharine Clark als Kee:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Cathe: Clark alias Kee, being in good and perfect memory, committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, to the poor at the discretion of her husband.
Item, she left to her husband Tho: Clark her part of a choice cow.
Item, she left to her eldest son Tho: Clark her interest in all her lands whatsoever and also her part of the crop.
Item, she willed in regard her eldest son was to enjoy all the land and crop, that he should be liable to pay unto each of the other five children twenty shillings apiece, and he also to keep the youngest child till he came to age.
Item, she constituted and ordained her said 5 children joint executors of all the rest of her goods whatsoever, and the father to have the custody of what goods belong to the 2 youngest children till they come to age.
Item, she willed her part of the xxxx to her eldest son.
Item, she left Willm Corkill supervisor of her children and to xxx xxx her will performed.
Item, she left to him the said Willm Corkill 6d, further her husband Tho: Clark did oblige and bind himself to leave the other half of all his lands to his said eldest son Tho: Clark.
Item, she willed that her children should have each of them what hey had by the christening moneys, and the eldest son is to pay the 20s apiece to the children as they come to age. The husband hath consented to her will in court provided he be not forced in necessity to xxxxx any part of it for his own relief. Testes Willm Corkil, Nelly Teere, jurati. Joh: Clerk at age and one of the executors is sworn supervisor & Tho Clark also the eldest brother & Willm also sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12d. The Inventory within 14 days. The Inventory prized by 4 men amounts to 2 pounds 13 shillings 0 pence. The goods of the youngest children in the custody of the eldest brother Tho: Clark. Pledges for the eldest son in form of law his father & his brother John. The goods of John in his own custody, and discharges the office. The goods of the other 2 children in the fatherís custody, pledges in form of law Willm Sayle & Tho: Clark eldest son. The goods of William in his own custody (being at age) & discharges the office. July the 12th 1680: Willm Clerk son of Tho: at lawful years do acknowledge the receipt of 20s fro his bro Tho. and clears ye pledges, which 20s was due by his motherís will. per Jon Christian Regxxx. Janry ye 10th 1680/81: Jo: Clerk at lawful age doth acknowledge himself to have received from his brother Tho. the 20 s left to him upon his brother in his motherís will. Before me Jon Christian Regr. Janry the 7th 1682: This day Patrick Clerk son of Catherin Clark als Keey being at lawful age hath received from his brother Thomas Clerk the sum of twenty shillings left to him upon his said brother in his motherís will. Patrick Clark his mark X. Before me, Jon Christian Regr. Received then from Bahee Lawson in full the portion due to my brother William Clerk by the death of his deceased mother the sum of thirty shillings and seven pence and this by virtue of a letter of assignment under my said brotherís hand and do therefore acquit and discharge the said Baheey and her deceased husband and their heirs executors and administrators forever of the same as witness my hand this 6th day of March 1689. William Clerk. The above sum of thirty shillings seven pence being the whole due to the above Wm Clerk is pd and discharged, Before me, Jon Christian V.G." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #28, Andreas*, of Joney Sayle als xxxx, died 4 February 1675/6:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Jony Sayle who departed this the 4th of Feb: 1675, being in good and perfect memorie, committed her soul to God & her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left to ye poor at the discretion of her Executor.
Item, she left to her son John Sayle 2s legacie.
Item, she left to her daughter Bahey Sayle 2s legacie & as much red cloath as was in the house unshapen.
Item, she left her part of ye Lands she redeemed unto her son John Sayle.
Item, she left to her daughter Margt 1s legacie and what shapen linens she had in the house betwixt her the said Margt and the said Bahey, & the Executor to put her daughter Margt out with linen & cloathing as would be needful for her.
Item, she left her son William 1s legacie, and to her son Phillip 1 s.
Item, to her daughter Ales a laughton weskcott, & a blue coat and red petticoat to her daughter Margt.
Item, she left one calf betwixt her grandchildren Margt Sayle & Philip Brew.
Item, she constituted and ordained her loving husband sole Executor of all the rest of her goods moveable and unmoveable and he to decide her part of goods amongst thxxx her children as he best thinks fit.
Item, to her grandchild William Sayle a coat.
Item, to Sir J. Huddleston a mutton, & to each witness 6d apiece. Testes: Cathe: Christian, Jony Kneele, jurati. The Executor sworn in Court in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12d. 14 days for ye Inventory. Pledges in form of law Tho: Clarke. The Inventory of the said Jony Sayle given in by ye Executor amounts to 3 pounds 11 shillings 0 pence. December 18th 167x: Phillip Sayle enters his claim against ye Executor of Jony Sayle for ye sum of 10s 6d due &ct. December 21, 1676: Kathe: Knele enters her claim against ye Executor of Jony Sayle for ye sum of 25s due moneys & craveth tryal." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

Archdeacon Will 1675 #29, Andreas* of Phinlo Martin:

"This is affirmed to be the last wil and testament of Ffinlo Martin being sick in body but whole in mind being of good and perfect memory committed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he declared xxxx he had a pot of William Martin in powne[?] of 4s and to keep till she xxx pxxx.
Item, he left all that ever he had unto his wife, and she to bring up his children, he being poor and but little left to maintain them with. Testes Edmond Quark, Ann Martin, jurati. The wife is sworn in Court Executor and xxxx to maintain ye children. Probatum et solvit 6d. xxxx fee paid & burying money. The Inventory amounts to of debtless goods 16s 0d." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #30, Andreas of Mally Kneale als Skally:

"Andreas: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Mally Kneele als Skally, she being in good and perfect memory, committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she bequeathed to the poor at the discretion of her Executor.
Item, she bequeathed to her daughter in law a coat, weskcoat, bodyes, and an apron & a carchieffe.
Item, she willed, that if her daughter in law thought it not good to cut ye said weskcoat for Cathe: Keneene, that she would buy her a weskcoat cloath.
Item, she left to Jony Skally a coat and a half carchiff.
Item, to Jony Kneele a ewe lamb if there were any.
Item, she left to her said daughter iin law 3 pounds of kurgen and a pound of flax and she to give to her husband what thread should be needful for him.
Item, she constituted and ordained her son Colln: Knele her true and lawful Executor of all the rest whatsoever and willed that her said Exeuctor should have 3 yards of the linen cloth that is in the weavers house to discharge debts.
Item, she willed and giveth to her husband all the rest of what linen and woolen cloth she had in the house and her said husband and her Executor to discharge all debts jointly between them peaceably & quietly.
Item, 2 yards of kurgen to her daughter in law. Testes: William Christian, William Cannell, juratus. The Executor sworn. Probatum et Solvit 12d. The Inventory of the said Testator prized by 4 sworn men comet to 1 pound 2 shillings 0 pence. Pledges in form of law William Christian, Jo: Quirke." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

Archdeacon Will 1675 #31, Andreas, of Joney Joughin als Wattleworth:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Jony Walleworth, who being in good and perfect memory, committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left her coat to Mary Carret.
Item, she constituted and ordained her husband John Joughin her true and lawful Executor of all the rest of her goods whatsoever; and further willed that if any friend or relation of hers came to claim any right to any of her goods, that she then did cut off ye person or persons at with 6d legacy apiece. Testes: William Brew, J. Huddleston, jurati. The Executor sworn. Probatum et solvit 6d. The Inventory of ye said testator prized by 4 sworn men amounts to 13s 0d. (My fee paid.) Pledges in form of law William Brew & Ro: Kelly." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #32, Andreas of Daniel Corlett, made 26 February 1675/6:

"Andreas, Feb 26: 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Donll: Corlett, being in good and perfect memory, committed he soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he left to the poor at the discretion of his Executor.
Item, he left to Bahee Brew a sheep and a lamb and the blanket on his bed.
Item, to Jony Brew 6d legacy.
Item, to William Skally 6d.
Item, it was his will that if any other person came, and did claim any right by kindred to any of his goods, that he did cut them off with 6d apiece legacy.
Item, he left to William Sayle a sheep and a lamb.
Item, to Isable Teare his goddaughter a ewe.
Item, to Sir Joh: Huddleston a hog.
Item, he left betwixt his father in law Pat Cowle & William Cowle his son a firlet of corn that is in their own hands & promised him in contract.
Item, to Tho: Cowle.
Item, to Donell Sayle 6d.
Item, he constituted and ordained his loving wife Jony Cowle his true and lawful Executor of all the rest of his goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever, and she to enjoy his house and land during the time of hir leafx. Testes: Tho: Cowle, Conll: Sayle, jurati. The Executor sworn in court. Probatum et solvit 12d. The Inventory of the said Donll: Corlett taken and prized by Donll: Sayle, Charles Joughin & Robt.Kelly amounts to 1 pound 15 shillings 0 pence. Pledges in form of law Tho: Cowle & Danll:Sayle. *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #33, Andreas of Joney Quirk als Christian:

"Andreas: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Jony Quirk alias Christian sick in body, but whole in mind and of perfect memory; commits her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left to the poor at the discretion of her Executor.
Item, she left to her daughter Cathe: a blanket and a sheet legacy, if she come for it, if not, she left one of them to her daughter Mally, and the other to her Executor.
Item, she left to her said daughter Mally 2 coats, a weskcoat, and a carchiff and another carchieff to her daughter that is her grandchild.
Item, she left to Sir Joh: Huddleston and to William Cowle 6d.
Item, to her daughter in law Jony Gawne a coate and a carchiffe.
Item she constituted and ordained to her son John Quirk sole Executor of all the rest of her goods whatsoever.
Item, she willed and bequeathed that the quarter of ye crop that was at her disposal to her Executor in case he have a child by his wife; and if not, that then it should return and fall due with the lands to whomsoever of her children should survive and fall due to enjoy the said Lands. Testes: J Huddleston, William Cowne, jurati. The Executor sworn. Probatum et solvit 12d. The Inventory of ye said Testatrix prized by 4 sworn men comes to 1 pound 11 shillings 0 pence. Jan: the 5th 1695: John Crinnill being at lawful years come this day and doth acknowledge he has received half the above blanket and sheet that was left to ye above Kath: and that in the behalf of the said Mally his wife and doth hereby exonerate the said Executor his heirs or assigns witness his subscription Jo: Crenilt before me Mr. John Curghey Registrar." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #34, Andreas of Joney Quirk als Gawne, died 5 February 1675/6:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Jony Quirk als Gawne who departed this life the 5th of Feb. 1675, being in good and perfect memory, first committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left to her brother William 1s legacy.
Item, to her brother Donll. 6d legacy.
Item, to her brother Tho. 6d lecady.
Item, she left to Emmy Killxx[Killip or Killey] a mutton.
Item, to Joh:Croweís 3 children to each of them a neck cloth, and to the youngest of them a yard of linzie-woolzie.
Item, to her sister ye chest, and her linens and wearing clothes betwixt her sister & mother.
Item, to her sister Mally Quirk a red coat, and to Ales Christian a gray coat, and another gray coat to Ellin Caltropp.
Item, to her husband John Quirk 5d[or 5s].
Item, to each witness 6d apiece.
Item, to Ales an apron & her bodice.
Item, to Mally daughter a quiff and another to her goddaughter Jony Teare.
Item, to her sister Ann her part of the linen clothing, and to Sir Joh: Huddleston for his pains 12d.
Item, she constituted and ordained her father Joh:Gawne sole Executor of all the rest of her goods whatsoever.
Item, she left the linen wheel to her sister Ann. Testes: Joh: Farcher, Joh: Teere tyall[?], jurati. The Executor sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12d. The Inventory of ye said Testatrix given in by ye Executor amounts to 2 pounds 15 shillings 0 pence.
Item, also more in moneys 1 pounds 10 shillings 0 pence. Pledges in form of Law the goods in his own custody Dollin Cane[?], Pat:Keroish" *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #35, Andreas, of Joney Sayle als Camaish, died 20 November 1675:

"Andreas: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Jony Camaish, who departed this live Novr ye 20th, who first committed her soul to God, and her body to Christian burial.
Item, to ye poor at ye discretion of her Executor.
Item, she willed and bequesthed to her son Joh:Sayle the quarter of the crop.
Item, she bequeathed to her son Christopher Sayle a sheep legacy.
Item, to Sir Joh:Huddleston a mutton.
Item, she constituted and ordained her daughter Jony Sayle sole Executor of all her goods whatsoever (the legacy being paid) and her said executrix to pay 5s to her youngest daughter Jony Sayle when she goeth for herself.
Item, she willed that her Executrix and her son John should discharge all her debts jointly.
Item, to Phillip Cletor 4d. Testes J Huddleston, Phillip Cletor, jurati. The Executrix sworn. Probatum et solvit 12d. Note that the Executor was dead before the probation and the said executrix ordained her husband Executor of hers as appears by the following will; therefore the Court hath approved of ye same according to the practis in such cases. The Inventory of Jony Camaish & of her daughter Jony Ratcliffe alis Sayle prized by 4 sworn men both Inventories amounts 1 pound 12 shillings 0 pence. Pledges in form of law James Camaish. October 1st 1676: Joney Kneele alis Teere enters against the Executor for half a firlet of corn that is to say 3 quarts of barley and 3 quarts of metiorue[?, meale] & craveth trial." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #36, Andreas of Joney Radcliffe als Sayle, died 16 January 1675/6:

"January: This also is affirmed to be the last will and testament of her daughter Joney Ratcliffe als Sayle who departed this life the 16th of January 1765. She first committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left unto her brother John all her Lands with the cro[ps of corn, as is exprest in her fatherís will, and he to return 7s to her sister Jony Sayle as a legacy over and above the 5s due to her from me by my motherís will, which he is also to pay part to my brother Christopher or much cloth as will be him a cassog.
Item, to her said sister Jony Sayle a red coat and weskcot, a quiff, and a muffler, and what linens there is excepting a charchiff to my sister in law Bahee Martin, and another to Chathe: Kee.
Item, to Jony Camaish als Brew her black coate; and her shoes to her daugher Alis Brew, & as much white cloth to the said Jony Camaish as will be a wescoat.
Item, to her sister in law what kurge there is a cann[?], and a pair of kurgen cards[or caeds].
Item, to Bahey Cletor a pound of wool that is in her hands.
Item, to Sir Joh:Huddleston his choice sheep.
Item, to her said sister in law a red coat, that is the second coat.
Item, to Catherine Brew a linen apron.
Item, she constituted & ordained her loving husband Will: Ratcliffe sole executor of all the rest of her goods whatsoever, except to her Ant a ewe and a pound of wool and a ewe to Bessy Cleter, and to her sister a calfe, & to John Wadge[or Cuagde or ?] wife a gray blanket.
Item, Bessy Cleter have deposed being one of ye witnesses that she left all ye gears belonging to husbandry to her said brother Joh:Sayle. TestesBessy Cleter, J.Huddleston, jurati. The Executor sworn in Court. Probatum et solvit 12d. A codicil added in these words, that upon better consideration she xxxx those legacies above mentioned of, that is to say the ewe to her Ant, the ewe to Bessy Cleter, the calf left to her sister, and a blanket to Joh Wagds wife, and xxx only willed her a yellow coat. Testes Willm. Camaish, Joh: Martin, Phillip Cleter, jurati. Pledges William Brew, Robert Camaish. October 1st 1696: Joney Kneele als Teere enters for 3 quarts of meale and a pottle of wheat due xxxx and craveth trial." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

(Willm. RATCLIFF married 25 Nov 1673 Andreas, to: Joney SAYLE)

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #37, Andreas of John Crebbin, died 27 January 1675/6:

"Andreas: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of John Crebbin who departed this life the 27th of January 1675. First he committed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he bequeathed to the poor at the discretion of the Executor.
Item, he left to hs first wives children to each of them a sheep legacy, besides their motherís part of goods which is about 5s apiece.
Item, he left to his eldest son John Crebbin his right or part of the looms and all gears belonging to it, and a chair, with a few boards in the house to make him a chest, and a firlet of barley which his said son lent them.
Item, he left to John Keneene a few sticks that belongs to the loom in his own custody.
Item, he left to his sister and her husband Ro:Crow a hundred of herrings.
Item, he willed to his daughter Alice a sheep in lieu of a mutton they had from him.
Item, he left to Willm. Kneele a lamb and to John Lace his godson a lamb.
Item, he left to his wife a blanket of the yarn that is in the house when its done.
Item, he willed his part of ye corn in the haggard, & all the household stuff whatsoever unto his daughter Jony Crebbin, and she to keep the children together this year.
Item, he willed the roof of ye house to stand for the Executors use and his wife, if she stay there, during the live of ye setting, and at after to return to his said son John Crebbin.
Item, he willed the 6s or the lands he hath from John Ratcliff for it to his Executor.
Item, he declared also that he had 20s upon Ratcliffe meadow, which is due to the Executor.
Item, he willed his rest of the moneys that went for ye Land in KK Bride to his son Thomas Crebbin.
Item, he constituted and ordained his said daughter Joney and his said son Tho Crebbin joint Executors of all the rest of his goods whatsoever, and if his said son Tho should depart this life before he came to lawful years, that his said daughter Joney, and his wife should enjoy it equally betwixt them.
Item, he further declared that there is due to him from the hier Paul Kneel & Willm Kneale his xxxxx half a quarter of ye crop, draughts barrels, and things else whatsoever; she his wife knoweth of, are left there. Further he declared that there is due from him to John Lace 20s besides tithe xxxx t Sir John Huddleston, and also there is due to Hen:Inch (or Juch] 1s 4d.
Item, to Sir Joh a year mjutton.
Item, to each witness 6d apiece.
Item, he left all his wearing clothes to his son John. Testes: Tho:Cowle, Hen: Inch, Joh: Keneen, jurati. Jony Crebbin at age sworn in Court & also supervisor of her said brother Tho:Crebbin. Probatum et solvit 12d. 14 days for the Inventory. The Inventory of John Crebbin prized by 4 sworn men, vizt., Hen:Inch[or Juch], Phillip Cowly, Christopher Joughin, Robert Kelly, amounts to 2 pounds 0 shillings 0 pence. Also in Land mrortgaged 6 pounds 0 shillings 0 pence." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #38 Andreas, of Callaughvorey Skalley als Brew, died 20 January 1675/6:

"KK Andreas per anno í75: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Callaughvorey InyBrew who departed this about ye 20th of Janry. Imprimis, she committed her soul to God, and her body to Christian Burial.
Item, she bequeathed to her son in law John Skayly a ssheep.
Item, to her daughter stepxxxx Ann Skayly a quife, a bussel, and an hog.
Item, to her sister Isable xxxxx a wasecoat. To Alice Brew an old wasecoat and an old apron.
Item, she bequeathed to her husband a bullock going in two years, that is to say her own part thereof.
Item, to Wm cleater 11d. To Phillip Kneene 11d.
Item, she constituted, and ordained her only son Wm Skayly Executor of all the rest of her goods movable and unmovable whasoever, and the child and goods in the tuition of her husband, and if ye child die under age, then she bequeathed all the said goods to her said husband. Testes: Wm Cleater, Phillip Kneene, jurati. Probatum et solvit 6d. The Inventory amounts to the sum of 21 shilling. Debts to be deducted, to ye old children 3s. More of other debts 5s. Church day and burial moneys & xxxx 3s. Clear for the Executor 0 pounds 10 shillings 0 pence. Pledges secunda forma legis James Quirke and Wm Christian. More added to ye above Inventory being ye prise of the corn: 0:04:10." *: In the Index of Archdeacon Wills, this will is erroneously listed under Marown, but is actually the next Andreas will in the book of wills.

 

Reverend Sir: These are to certify that Dollin Caing after his enlergment out of St Germans prison for his offense to God and the church made his penance submissively in penitent all habit on the Lords day in the parish church of St Patrick in July before the full congregation, with great signs of contrition and xxxxx repentance which gave great satisfation to the people then present as witness my subscription, Sr xxxxxxx Wm: Crowe.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #39, Bride of Patrick Cowle, died 18 April 1676:

At a Court holden in KK Andreas June ye 23, 1676 before Sr Tho: Parr Vicar General and Sir John Huddleston Registrar: Bride: Pat: Cowle seinor departed this life about the 18th of April 1676 intestate, whereof the Court having intelligence, have decreed his children vizt., William, & William, Christian & Catherin Cowle Administrators all at lawful years and the goods in their own custody. Note: a will exhibited into the Court, but as prepare no witnesses to prove it ergo invalid. Solvo lamen vuecing sieo jure[?]. Decretum et solvit 3s. The Inventory prized by 4 sworn men amounts to 4 pounds 2 shillings 0 pence. If any more be, 14 days is given to perfect the same. Pledges in form of Joh:Lace & Christopher Cowle."

Archdeacon Will 1675 #40, Bride of Christian Cowle als xxxxxx:

"Bride 75: This is affirmed to be the last will of Xtian Cowle. Imprimis, she committed her soul to God and her body to Xtian burial.
Item, she left to the poor 1 firlet of malt and what more was necessary there with at her executors discretion.
Item, to the heir of the tenement her own part of the team or plough and xxxx her half of the crop of corn and her part of a gray horse with a heifer of 3 years and all her part of the lands with Intacke in her possession to him or her that should be the heir.
Item, she willed to her husband her part of the riding horse.
Item, to her brothers & sister 12d apiece legacy.
Item, to her sister Christian a double ban[?or can].
Item, to the witness of her 6d apiece legacy.
Item, she constituted her children jointly executors vizt., Kath: Cowle, Anne Cowle, Xtian Cowle, of all the rest of her goods moveable and unmoveable and to see her will performed. Testes William Caismeene, William Kneale joynr, jurati. The executor sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12d. December 30th 1676: John Quirk enters his claim against the executor of Pat: Cowle junior & his wife Xtian Cowle for the sum of 2s 4d due debt for wages and craveth tryal.

KK Bride February the 2th 1675: The Inventory of Patrick Cowle and of his wife Christian Cowle praysed xxxxx viz., Wm Cowle, Evan Corkill, John Christian & William Kaghen [a small strip of the right hand edge of page is missing]

 

pounds : shillings : pence

Item, in cattel 5[?] cow in heifer 3 one steer xxx Caluej[?]

8:00:xx

Item in horses and mares 6

2:00:xx

Item in sheep & muttons 16

00:16:xx

Item 4 blankets

00:16:xx

Item in linen cloth unwhetten 10 yards

00:07:xx

Item in linen whetten cloth 11 yards

00:8:xx

Item half one tand hide

00:2:xx

Item 8 betwre[?] barrel and one chest

00:6:xx

Item in flax 2 pound

00:xx:xx

Item inhemp one quart and a half

00:2:xx

Item one spinning wheel

00:00:xx

Item one woolen wheel

00:1x:xx

Item one pewter dish

00:xx:xx

Item sum clues of hemp yarn

00:xx:xx

Item sum wool

00:xx:xx

Item sum treene vessels with neight[?] and flines[or flives]

00:xx:xx

Item sum fetters[feathers] and one bolster

00:xx:xx

Item sum old blankets and sum old forks

00:xx:xx

Item one bowl of sale

00:xx:xx

Item 3 old fledges

00:xx:xx

Item one quarter of the fishing boat

00:xx:xx

Item sum tallow

00:xx:xx

Item sum fishing nets with the spinlers[?]

00:xx:xx

Item one iron gridle

00:xx:xx

Item 8 yards of tow[?] cloth

00:xx:xx

Item 8 yards of tow cloth

00:xx:xx

2 goose

00:xx:xx

Item in moneys

23:00:00

Item in William Croas[?] hand in mortgage

3:00:00

Item in Tho: Calister hand

00:05:00

Total

42:2:00

Note: ye legacies not prized and the husbandry gears not prized and belong to ye Executor, and is to be prized with the crop of corn and the same being the motherís part of the gooses only.

Note ye legacies being prized amounts to

2s 6d

and to be deducted with funeral charges and all dues as followeth

corpse prepared

13s 4d

fees

0s 8d

probation

02:00

for burying

2:00

for ye writing of one will

1:00

clerk dues

3:02

clark silxxxx[?]

0:06

 

2:03:02

More added by ye other children & xxx seven [?] shillings & ye 3d xxx of ye xxxx of corn.

Note that Christian Cowle the youngest xxxx her goods is left in the custody of her xxxx who is to be responsible for the same xxxx lawful years & have given pledges Pledges William Cowle & Samll: Christian xxxx executor being at lawful years xxxx custody of ye own goods and have xxxx and the child part under age axxxx over & above what is unprized.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #41, Bride of John Kaighin, dated December 30, 1675:

"Bryde, Decr 30. [16]75: In nomine dei amen. I John Kaighin sick in body but whole in mind and perfect memory praised be God, do make this my last & testament as followeth: Imprimis, I commit my soul to God and my body to Xtian burial.
Item, I leave to the poor 4s in drink and the rest at my executors discretion.
Item, to my son Thomas Kaighin 5s in money & to his children a mutton.
Item, I leave to my grandchild the heir half the horse that was betwixt them & the calf which was at the end of the table, with a brood goose and gander and also a carchief.
Item, I leave to my son David Kaighin 2s in money, a blanket, a sheet, a new garment of clothes with my own part of that heifer which my wife left me for legacy.
Item, I leave to my son Patrick Kaighin the whole steer that was released from Do:Xtn ballenyne, because my executor might have the mothers part of the heifer which my son David hath.
Item, to my grandchildren I leave to each of them a mutton viz., as my wife left them a sheep.
Item, I leave to the parson a mutton.
Item, I leave to Nicholas Moore clerk 10s 3p; further I leave to my son David Kaighin all my fishing gears and do constitute my son Gilbert Kaighin sole Executor of all the rest of my goods moveable and unmoveable to see my will performed.
Item, he left Margret Teere[?] child a young mutton. Testes Parson J.Harrison & Nicho: Moore, jurati. The Executor sworn in Court. Probatum et solvit 12d. The inventory ;prized by Wm Crenilt, Do:Xtin, Jo:Xtin, & Jo xxxx, who were sworn in form of law. The whole is prized to 12 pounds and 1 shilling & 7d. The Executor at lawful years and bound himself to pay all debts and legacies and to keep the office harmless. Pledges in form of law Nicho:Moore & Donll: Teer or Feer. Note: All Legacies discharged Novr 4th 1676."

[1675/6]

To the Right Worshipful Maier[?] Henry Nowell Esquire and Governor of this Isle, The Humble petition of Phillip Cowin: Shewing: That in November last your petitioner entered into the holy estate of matrimony with the mutual consent of all parties, there being no impediement to the contrarie either by consanguinity or affinity or consent of xxxxxtson both sides also having xxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxx [page torn across this writing] the Banns on three several Sundays proclaimed xxxx congregation, in ye parish Church where both parties rexxxxx the minister thereof, yet is your petitioner conxxxxx to all most injuriously imprisoned by order of ye Vicars General on Wedensday last in the fort at Duglas, for non payment lxxxxx moneys, which under reformation he humbly caxxxx himself in no wise liable to, for ye reasons above said xxxx xxxx that your petitioner one Thursday last by his xxxx appeal from all orders of ye Vicars General unto xxx xxxstaff of authority which being exhibited unto parson Harrison by ye sd messengers he was pleased to present acceptance thereof but would not deliver it xxxx except six pence were given him, for ye same xxxxx your petitioner still remains in xxxxx at Duglas and xxxx presented by your worship is to be transplanted from there to St Germans prison, and compelled from xxx xxxxxx again as more expense then ye former, noting confxxxx your petitioner wrongfull suffering in the interim; The premises being taken into your worships mature condiseration your petitioner for redress of this his xxxx sad conditions humbly implor your worship for justice in the case by granting your worships order for his Libertie, also to commaxxx the sd Parson Harrison before your worship with ye sd xxxxx which your petitioner is able to pxxx to the least syllable or suffer according to demerit that there by your petition may receive such reparations as to justice at a pxxxxxx he as bound shall ever prove. [Right side and some words are hard to read.]

To the Right worshipful Henry Nowell Esquire and Governor of this Isle, The humble petition of Phillip Cowin: Shewing, that your petitioner was lately by ye vicars General xxxx & xxxx committed prisoner in the fort of Duglas for nonpayment of 3s 4d xxx by them for license moneys as hath been formerly in xxxxx intimated to your worship with ye lawful reasons: where on your petitioner insisted for ye nonpayment thereof as also how your petitioner for xxxx was constrained to appeal unto your worshipful staff wchich by Parson Harrison would not be accepted of without 6d were given him for his xxxx ye messinger not being so well furnished offered him all ye moneys he then had being 3d which was rejected the appeal detained and your petitioner xxxxx where upon he was inforced to exhibit this annexed petition to your whorship which xx resseranie[?] xxxxxx where in the truth of ye petition is sampled[?] your petitioner therein ordered to be released by ye sd parson until he made his sd petition, which being restored xxxx to ye sd parson he accepts thereof xxx appeals as appears by his xxxxxxx thereunto, yet still xxxx in his own custody the true appeal and compelled ye messinger to xxxx him 6d for his acceptance of that was ordered by your worship upon xxxxx annexed petition And for ye better pxxx of ye annexed petition, your petitioxx xxxx by ye testimony of 2 honest men, that after it was known the vicars General had granted there order either to commit your petitioner of he xxxx 3s 4d as is above said the same two men meeting with parson xxxxxx avoiding of future trouble was willing to give him 3d, but he would not accept of one farthing under ye som above sd not withstanding there was not by right one penney due; The prmises being tenderly considered your poor xxxx most humbly implores your worship for justice in ye case and ye rather for that now it is pretended your petitioner waxxxed for disobedience, yet, it will appear by ye oaths of ye above sd 2 men that if they would have given parson Parr 3s 4d your petitioner had not at all been committed xxxx any cause of all this your petitioners xxxx charges & imprisonment with your petitioner most humbly prostrates with himself at your worships feet for justice and he as above shall ever prove. We whose names are here under written do certify that ye bands of matrimony was twice published in ye parish Church of KK Lonan between Phill Cowne and his wife and ye marriage being done ye 21 of November last 1675. Phil Keeley his mark X, Tho: Skellicorne his mark X, James Lowney his mark X, James Skelicorne his mark X, Phill Caloster his mark X, Nich Kenele his mark X.

At Castletown this 5th of Feb: I cannot believe ye contents of this petition but leave ye petitioner to ye Reverend Vicars General to do him all ye justice that ye law requires such cases, but in ye mean tyme I must not xxx my Lords prerogative put down, And desire that Parson Harrison accept of ye petitioners appeal otherwise that Parson Harrison appear xxxx some reason to ye contrary, and with all that Parson Harrison grant his releasement until he make good his petition which is to be done with all speed. Hen:Nowell. This appeal is humbly accepted of, the petitioner is to be released and time is given him till the next Sheading Court holden at Castletown, where he is to appear to make good his petition before ye officers temporal and spiritual. in the xxxxx Capt Quaile is to release him and this shall be his discharge. Note that the petitioner and his appeal is to be safely kept till then, and delivered into our Records for better xxxx as Capt Quayl pxxxed it. Feb 13th 1675. John Harrison Vicar General.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #42, Bride of Margaret Quark als Christian, made 1663, Mgt died abt 1663 (son Charles died abt 1675): "KK Bride 1663: In Nomine die amen. I Margt Christian als Quarke sick in body but whole in mind and perfect memory praised be God for the same make this my last will and testament as follows. Imprimis, I commit my soul to God and my body to Christian burial.
Item, I leave lecacy to my brother one ox, and do constitute and ordain my only child Charles Quarke executor of all these of my goods movable and unmovable and if my child die before he come to years, the I leave all to my husband Charles Quarke, and he to see this my last wxxxx. Testes John Harrison, Wm Moore, jurati. The Court hath appointed the next of kindred on the mothers side supervisors which are to be sworne. Probatum et solvit 12d. Inventory prized by 4 sworn men:

 

pounds : s : d

Imprimis , the third part of 2 heifers

00:09:04

the 3rd part of another heifer

00:06:08

the 3rd part of 2 oxen

00:16:08

the drd part of a cow & calf

00:06:08

the 6th part of a heifer

00:02:06

five sheep between young & old

00:10:00

certain small veessels

00:01:04

2 barrels et dxxxx tub

00:08:xx

half wheels, half 2 little cxxerrs

00:01:08

half woolen web et 2 pound wool

00:08:0x

herring nets, 3 clues of hexxxx xarn

00:03:xx

half lanthorn, half candle stick

00:01:xx

1 sickle, half sickle, half boulster

00:00:1x

half blanket, half fledge

00:04:xx

half old blankets, half 2 old sxxx

00:02:xx

half thraw

00:01:00

half trough, half 2 spades, half rope, half line, 1 bay

00:02:01

the third part of a pig

00:00:10

half draught half carr, half liver[?], half straddle

00:02:02

3 quarts of salt, suies[?] & weights, half casbell[?]

00:01:05

3 quarts of lynt feed, half tongs, xx brood goose

00:01:06

1 hen, 4 trayse[?]

00:00:11

the 3rd part of a horse, ye 3rd part of a mare & colt

01:03:0x

half baking stone, 4th part of a grate, half plough

00:01:04

 

5:11:11

Item, half crop of corn unprized corbs, 1 chest, 1 wheel, 1 xxx in

Debts to be deducted out of ye above Inventory 01:10:00

Pledges secunde forma Legis Donald Christian & Wm Christian, bound to the office and & see this Inventory perfected. Exam by me Rich Foxx xxxxx. mother of Charles Quark who died ~1675 is Margaret Quark als Christian, who died 1663; his father is Charles Quark who apparently remarried. Son Charles would have been born about 1660; mother Mgt probably died in childbirth with her 2nd child (or she may have died childbirth with son Charles, though unlikely, because without his motherís milk, a newborn baby would probably have died also).

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #43 Bride, of Charles Quarke:

"Bryd 75: This is the last will affirmed that Charles Quarke made who was in perfect memory &c. Imprimis, his soul to God and his body to Xtian burial.
Item, to the poor a gallon of meal and 1d worth of drink.
Item, to John Quarke 5s, & to Smyth[?] Joughin 5s.
Item, he left to Jo:Stin & Wm Cowle 6d apiece legacy.
Item, he willed to every next of kinred on his others side that claimed any right by him 6 pence legacy to cut them off.
Item, he willed his brother Jo:Quarke & Margt Quarke his joint Executors of all the rest of his goods moveable and unmoveable and to see his will performed. Testes: Willm Cowle, Jo:Xtin, jurati. The Mother sworn in form of law, the Executors under age. The goods in the custody of Capt William Christian who xxx is to give in pledges in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12d.

The inventory included in the motherís will in ye Bishopís Registry 1663, which amounts to (debts therein deducted) 4 pounds 10 shillings 1 pence. And 2 corbs 3:xxd & half ye crop of corn unprized due to the children that is the Executors herein mentioned. Debts deducted out of ye said decedents goods for church dues 3s 3d, his funeral in drink 2s, and other charges thereto 2s, his winding sheet 4s, [total debts] 11s 3d. The legacies bequeathed by the decedant are also to be deducted xxx in all 16s. The within Inventory declaring the whole of what is due to the Executors of Charles Quark out of which the legacies left by the said Charles, and the expens laid out at his funeral are to be deducted, which comes to 16s so there remains clear for his Executors 2 pounds 14 shillings 8 pence." mother of Charles Quark who died ~1675 is Margaret Quark als Christian, who died 1663; his father is Charles Quark who apparently remarried. Son Charles would have been born about 1660; mother Mgt probably died in childbirth with her 2nd child (or she may have died childbirth with son Charles, though unlikely, because without his motherís milk, a newborn baby would probably have died also).

Archdeacon Will 1675 #44, Bride, of William Cowle junior, of Shellag:

"This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of William Cowle junior Shellag, who committed his soul to God and his body to Xtian burial. Imprimis, he bequeathed to the poor a firlet of meal.
Item, he left to the parson a mutton.
Item, he left to his loving wife his part of the riding hourse.
Item, he left to his brother Charles Cowle his best garment.
Item, he left to his only sister an yearling.
Item, he left to his manservant William Cotter 17s wages and a basket.
Item, to the witnesses 6d apiece legacy.
Item, he constituted and ordained that if the child on his wives bearing was a boy, he to be his heir and his daughter Katherin Cowle to be Executor of all the rest of his goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever, and further he willed whosoever should be his heir should have his part of the crop of corn, his part of the team or plough with all the gears implements that belonged to husbandry, with a choice cow and mare.
Item, his will was that if both his children died under age, that then whosoever should be the heir should have all things as he left before in the same nature and manner, and that xxx the rest of there goods should be equally divided one half to his wife and the other half to his brother Charles.
Item, he constituted his father William Cowle supervisor of his children to see his will performed. Testes Charles Caismeene, William Cotter, jurati. Charles Cowle ballacurju[?] and Charles Cowle Shellag sworn supervisor and the mother also to bring in a perfect Inventory in whose hands the goods aare within 14 days. Sub poena 20s. Probatum et solvit 12d." The Inventory of William Cowle junior prized by Tho:Kaughin, Ro: Moore, John Cotter, & Mark Joughin, as followeth:

Imprimis in hemp sacks

£00:06s:06d

Item half fither & boulster

00:05:00

item for fledges

00:02:06

item in blanket & cover

00:04:00

item half blanket

00:02:00

item for linen cloth

00:16:00

item for raw cloth

00:07:04

item in shapen clothes

00:06:00

item for flax and wool

00:03:00

item for hemp & half hide

00:03:06

item for linen yarn

00:01:06

item in xxxx cows ye deads part

06:06:00

item the plough and husbanding gears, the dead part

00:05:00

item in horses and mares ye dead part

01:00:00

item sheep in number 13 prized to

00:14:00

item for harrowes ye dead part

00:00:06

item in nets and fishing geers

00:10:00

item his part of a saddle and an English spade and a Manks spade

00:01:06

item a sickle & some treuw[?] vessels

00:01:00

item barrels, keepes & pron prized to

00:06:00

item a chest prized to

00:02:00

item for geese sieves, & pocks[?]

00:02:00

item in baskets, pannors, & a heckle

00:00:09

Item a small common book

00:01:00

item his part of cards wheel & 2 barrel boards

00:01:00

item in moneys

03:00:00

item in his father in law hands of his portion

07:10:00

Total

22:18:01

William Cowle junior Shellage his goods in ye custody of the wife, and have also undertaken ye charge of the farm until ye heir come to 14 yars of age; and have given pledges in form of law Charles Cowle and Samuel Christian upon condition, that she hath liberty ot marrie into the farm[?] whom she pleaseth; and this in ye presence of William Cowle & Charlew Cowle his brother. It is also agreed upon by the supervisor and the mother who concorned[?], that if the children both die under years; that thoseall their goods is to return to ye mother, except 4 pounds 0s 0d, which she is to pay to ye next of kin on ye father side. The grandmother also obliged herself to give 4s to the mother towards the childrens maintenance provided that if they both die under years then ye said 4s is to return to herself or her executors. More added by Charles Coul to ye Inventory of Will Coul the remainder of the crop after all debts discharged and ye land sown : 20 shillings

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #45 Bride of Daniel Christian of Ballamyne:

"Bride, 75: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Do:Xtn senior ballemyne. Imprimis, he committed his soul to God and his body to Xtian burial.
Item, he willed that Marke Joughin should pay his executors 4s which he owed him and that should go for to bury him.
Item, to his sons Do: Xtins children 1 sheep betwixt them and to his daughter Kath: Crenilts children a young sheep two years old if it would xxx alive.
Item, willed to Gilbert Lace 10s which he owed him.
Item, he xxx to his son Wm Xtn 6d legacy.
Item, to Margt: Xtn he confessed that xxxhad pd & 28d of that debt which he owed.
Item, he willed & constituted his two sons Do: & Ewan Xtin his true and lawful Executors of all the rest of his goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever and to see his will performed and to see himself honestly buried. Testes: Jo: Cowle, Tho:Clarke, jurati. The Executor sworn. Probatum et solvit 12d. The Inventory amounts to 00 pounds 15 shillings 00 pence. The Executors being at lawful years and the goods in their custody have given pledges. Pledges Willm Crialt[or Crenlt], Ewan Christian."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #46, Bride, of William Cowle senior of Shellague:

"Bryde 75: Wm Cowle Shellague departed this life about the 22 of Janu: intestate whereof the Church having intelligence hath decreed his son Charles Cowle his true and lawful administrator who is at lawful years and a legacy to the wife upon sight of the Inventory. Salvo xxxx vincing suoxxxx. Pledges Samuell Xtn, Wm Kaighin, second in forman legis. The Administrator sworn in Court in form of law and also the mother. Decretum et solvit 2s." The Inventory of William Cowle Shellage senior prized by 4 sworm men vizt., Ro:Moore, Joh: Moore, Joh:Cotter & William Knele as followeth:

The Inventory of the said testator comes to

15 pounds 3 shillings 8pence.

item, part of the fishing boat with all necessaries belonging to the boat are prized to

1:15:00.

And the corn vizt, the 4th part is to be added before May:,

 

and a certain number of herrings.

 

Item, th deads part of ye moneys is

25:10:00

and in mortgage of a piece of land in the Gary

01:10:00

out of which deduct for funeral charges and other church dues with servant wages 01 pounds 01 shillings 02 pence, so your remainder to be added to ye Inventory in all free & debtless

24:03:8

for ye xxxxx

01:09:10.

 

The goods of William Cowle senior in the custody of the Administrator who is at lawful years and have given pledges in form of Law William Cowle & Samuel Christian. It there be any more forgotten that is here given he to add to ye Inventory before May next. May ye 14th 1676: more added by the wife in sheep though not prized yet in number ------ 13

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #47, Bride of John Christian Ďgoodladí, died 23 January 1675/6:

"Bryde 75: This is affirmed to be the last will & testament of Jo: Xtin goodlxx who committed his soul to God & his body to Xtian burial. William Xtin & Wm Xtin Mark hath refused to swear that the testator was in perfect memory when he made this will so the Chruch hath made his decree ut sequitori. Jo:Xtin goodlad departed this life intestate about the 23 of January 1675, whereof the Chruch having intelligence hath decreed his xxxx children xxxxxxxed viz. Jo & Christian Xtin, who are at legal years & a legasy to the wife upon sight of the Inventory. Salvo lamen vniccug suo ure[?]. Decret et solvit 6d. The Executors at lawful years and the Inventory amounts to 1 pound 10shillings 0pence. Pledges."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #48 Maughold of Hugh Cowle, made 27 Dec 1675:

"Bryde Decr 27 Ė 75 (Maughold): "In nominee dei amen. I Hugh Cowle sick in body but whole in mind and perfect memory praised be God, making my last & testament as follow: Imprimis, I commit my body to the grave soul to God and my body to Xtian burial.
Item, I leave to be bestowed at my funeral 1 mutton and one firlet of corn.
Item, I leave to Edward Martin a sheep.
Item, to Charles Howlay an yearling.
Item, I leave to Bessy Cowle a sheep for the 12d I owed her, I confess to be owing & indebted to Christian Joughin 20s, if that will content her. To Capt Edward Churphey 3s. To Thomas Keluy[?] 2s 6d; to Christian Cowle 2s.
Item, I consistute and ordain my only child Mary Cowle my true and xxxx Executor of all ye rest of my goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever.
Item my will is that James Corkill should have the tuition of my daughrer and her goods & lands untilshe come to lawful years & then my is is that James xxxx if he pleased do match with my said daughter that then all the lands that was betwixt them xxxx go through other as it was before, and if it please God to call for my said child under years then my will is that James Corkill should have one quarter of all her good, and another quarter to Charles Cowle and the third quarter to John Cowle xxxxbadooes his brother & the 4th last quarter to my sister Katherin Cowle, and do constitute & apoknt supervisors of my said child Charles Cowle, Jo:Cowle & Kath:Cowle to see all things in my will performed and y child to be carefully brought up and her goods truly cept for and inventoried, further my will is that if James Corkill do take my child and her lands, that he give one days plowing to Edmond Xtin of the land furthest off & 3 days plowings of the piece next to the house. Testes: Charles Cowle, Edward Martin, jurati. James Corkill have this day (being the xxxx of record) confessed to ye will, and is sworn in form of law & the goods in his xxxx the houses to be kept in good repair as he now finds them in. The supervisors sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvig 12d.

November ye 19th 1681: This day John Cowl of KK Bride hath come to ye Records and doth acknowledge and confess himself fully satisfied by James Corkill of KK Maughold in all that fell due to him by the death of the above Hugh Cowle or his daughter Mary Cowle and acquit and dischargeth the said James his heirs and executors forever of ye same as witness his mark. John Cowle his mark. xxxxxx me Jon: Christian Registrar Archd. Die preta: Ann Cowl doth acknowledge to have this day recíd from the above James Cowle the sum of 22s 6d upon ye account of the goods of the above Hugh Cowle and acquit and forever discharge ye said James Corkill for the same as witness her mark. An Cowle X. xxxx me Jon: Christin Regr. Die preta®Wm Marteen on behalf of his wife Bessy Cowle hath received full satisfaction for all and xxxxx [bottom of page crumpled away]. KK Maughall January ye 12th 1675: The Inventory of ye goods of Huge Cowle prized by 4 sworn men viz: Tho:Killey, John Christian, Edward Martin & John Stole.

Imprimis, 1 in calf cow 30s, fallow cow 30s

3 pounds 00 shillings 00 pence

1 steer 30s, one calf 6s

1:16:00

2 old horses 29s, one horse 14s

02:03:00

2 other horses

01:00:00

The fishing nets with 2 clues of thred

00:04:00

1 boulster, 1 sueb[?] & all ye gears belonging to husbandry that is, 1 manks spade, 1 English spade, one turf spade, one grape, 3 harrows, 6 traveb[?], with one draught and one axe, with half a plow beam

00:10:00

The sppinlers, with joweb, bags, 1 line and 2 ropes

00:03:00

one woolen wheel, and 1 pair of cards

00:02:00

one little wheel 2s, weights & fives 6d

00:02:06

treen vessels, with 2 mugs

00:02:00

2 small sickles 4d, an iron gridle 3s

00:03:0x

1 boulster 1s 6d, one saddle 9d, 8 pound of wool 2s

00:04:00

5 pound of tow 8d, 2 pounds and Ĺ of rought flax do

00:07 xx

one iron pot 7d l looming kishans 4d

00:07:xx

1 pound and 1/s of white candles 4d; 3 yards & Ĺ of linen cloth 3s

00:03:0x

one kerchief 8d, the small linens 1s

00:01:0x

one chest 2s 6d, one carr & one ladder 1s

00:03:0x

19 sheep

02:00:0x

in hoggs 13, 16s 4d, the turf 2s

00:18:0x

2 maize[?] of herring 12s; 3 kishans of salt 1s

00:13:0x

Totallis

14:17:00

Note that James Corkle is only to repair the dwelling house, into which he is not admitted because of a frantic woman, grandmother of the child.

Debts to be deducted out of the above Inventory:

To Ed: Curghey 3s, to Tho: Kealwey 2s 6d

00:05:xx

To Xpian Cowle 2s, Lords rent 4s

00:06:xx

more 2d the keart & wheat money

00:00:xx

Court fees and sumner fees

00:0x xx

burial money to Mr. All 1s, writing ye will 1s

00:02:xx

funeral fees 6d, fines 6d, tithe money 5s

00:05:xx

to Christian Joughin of her wages

01:02:xx

milkness[?] 9d, for drawing up the contents for ye goods & lands to James Corkle

00:01:xx

the number of herrings Inventory falling short, to be deducted therefore

00:01:xx

And whereas there was 19 sheep prized, but there are not more but 17so upon this accompt there is deducted

00:04:00

also there is a hogg to be deducted for tithe the prise

00:01:04

also there is to be deducted the wives goods, which is

01:10:00

Sum

02:01:04

Also there is upon the fathers part 27 shucks of barley out of which is to be deducted for the motherís Inventory 15 shucks, so that ye encece[?] having received of shucks, in oats 12 and in barley 27 shucks is satisfied for the mother and the fathers proportion of ye corn. The motherís Inventory in libro 1674 is all included in this Iventory, and nothing due upon her part brcause as aforesaid included in this. Pledges given in by James Corkle secunde firmed legis Lieut Richd: Cowle & Dan: Looney of Ramsey.

more added to ye Inventory for cloth old

01:06:00

more yet to be deducted, to the weaver for ye hureden cloth

00:01:02

to the walker[?Tho:Walker] 8d more to him10d.

 

to yue taylor for making seuits[?] clothes, which ought to be done in the decedents life time

00:00:08

for thred 1d to his daughter for a hurden smock 7d, to ye old moare 4d

00:01:00

for plowing

00:06:00

to the walker[?Tho:Walker] of old debt

00:00:03

for writing all these accompts

00:01:06

sum

00:12:00

The whole Inventory amounts to the sum of

16 pounds 3 shillings 3 pence

The deductions are

05:02:08

The Clear Inventory

11:00:07

ye December ye 5th 1681[?]: This day Cha:Cowle one of the Administrators of the daughter of Hugh Cowle came to ye records an acknowledge himself fully satisfied in all that was due to him by the death of ye said Hugh Cowleís daughter and in ye hands of xxxxx Corkill and acquit & discharges ye sd James Corkill forever of ye same, witness his mark. Charles Cowle X. xxxxx me Jon: Christian, Registrar. December ye 27th 1681: This day Wm. Kermeen for himself & his wife Jony Cowle doth acknowledge to have received full satisfaction from James Corkill in all that was due to them by the death of Hugh Cowle or his wife Mary Cowle, and acquite ye said James Corkill for the same. Willm Kermeen X. die preta: Wm Corkill in behalf of himself and his wife Catherin Cowle doth acknowledge to be fully satisfied in all that was due to them upon account aforesaid. As witness his mark, Wm Corkill X. Coram ine Jon: Christian Registrat Archd"

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #49, Bride of Christian xxxxx als Kneale, made December 1675 (see will next page):

"In nominee Dei amen. I Christian Kneale sick in body but whole in mine and perfect memory praised be God ake my last will in manner as followeth. Imprimis, I commit my soul to God and my body to Christian burial.
Item, I leave to my brother & sister viz., John & Jony Kneale 12d apiece legacie.
Item, I leave to John Keruish and to Margt Crayne 6d apiece legacy.
Item, toI leave to my husband all my goods & he to brin up my child & to look t him carefully. Witnesses: John Kerroush, Margt Craine, jurati. Probatum et solvit 12d. In regard the testator hath not bequeathed 6d or to the value thereof to her child therefore the Court hath ordained her joint Administrator with the husband, who hath undertaken the charge and tuition of the said child. Decrete et solvit 6d. The Inventory amounts to 2 pounds 4 shillings 0 pence. The husband is sworn and given pledges according to law John Lace."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #50, Bride of Isabel Cotter als Quarke:

"Bride 1775: In noie dei amen. I Isabel Quarke sick in body but whole in mind and perfect memory praised be God for the same do make my last will and testament as followeth. Imprimis I commit my soul to God and my body to Christian burial.
Item, I leave to the poor a bowle of corne, a sheep & 2 goose.
Item, I leave to each of my children one shilling apiece legacy.
Item, I leave to my two married daughters as much of there portion as is unpaid,, which the executor of my will knows of.
Item, I leave to Willam Cotter my grandchild 1s.
Item, I leave to the parson a mutton.
Item, I constitute and ordain my daughter Ann Cotter my true and lawful Executor of all the goods that my son left me in his will as also of my own whatsoever moveable and unmoveable, & to pay all such legacies as is by me bequeathed, to see me honestly buried & to see my will truly performed. Last, I do appoint my son John Cotter & Samuel Xtian my son in law to assist my executor in all her concerns as much as in them lies. John Harrison parson, Nicholas Moore clark, jurati. The executor sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12d. A true Inventory of the goods of William Cotter & Elizabeth[sic, Isabel] Quark proffered as followeth:

item 3 white blankets and one cador

1 pound 0 shillings 0 pence

item for 23 yards of linan cloth

1:03:00

item 2 chests 2 baskets

00:03:10

item hemp & flax

00:05:06

item one coute and haxx

0:04:00

item butter oil and earthen dissish[dishes]

00:03:06

item for sickles & showes

00:05:00

item for herring nets & fishing gear

00:12:00

item for herrings & barrels

01:07:00

item for 4 pottels of wheat

00:04:00

item for 2 cows

02:16:00

item for 2 steers 3 years old

01:04:00

item for one ox

01:10:00

item for one half a mare

00:10:00

item for one old bedstock and boards

00:02:00

item for sickles

00:01:00

item for half a horse hide and lent[?] seele[?]

00:01:05

item for salt

00:01:06

item for 18 sheep

01:04:00

item in money

03:00:00

item in a bill mortgage for lands

02:05:00

Sum

19 pounds 8s 9d

Note ye crop of corn and half the geese belonging to husband and ye quarter of the boat is to be prized for the executor and added to the Inventory within 14 days. sub poena &c, and what increase may be had. The goods in ye Executors custody and have given pledges inform of law Willm Cowle & Nicho: Moore.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #49b, Bride of Christian xxxxx als Kneale, made December 1675 (see will previous page, this will has been crossed out):

"Decr 1675 Bryde: In noie amen. I Christian Kneale sick in body but whole in mind and perfect memory made my last will in manner following &c. Imprimis, I commit my soul to God and my body to Xtian burial.
Item, I leave to my brother John & to my sister Jony Kneale 12 pence apiece legacy.
Item, I leave to John Keruish & to Margrett Crayne 6 d apiece legacy.
Item, I leave my child Executor & goods all to my husband & my husband bring up ye child & to look xx him carefully. John Keriush, Margt Crayne, testes. Inventory preceed. In your jur. before."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #51, Bride of John Goldsmith, died 16 December 1675:

"Bryde: Jo:Gouldsmyth departed this life about the 16 Decr who first bequeathed his soul to God and his body to Xtian burial &c.
Item, to the poor he left a gallon of meal & a sheep.
Item, he bequeathed to his 3 children 3 pounds in money, 40x thereof to be paid by his wife to his 3 daughters & the other 20s to be paid by his son the heir of his farm, & that his wife should keep his children until they came to years lawfull of age.
Item, to his son Jo:Gouldsmyth an ox & half his part of the crop of corn & half his part of the plough with the gears thereto belonging & constituted his loving wife Mary Joughin his sole Executor of all the rest of his goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever; and to see all things in his will truly performed. He left to ye witnesses xxx will 6d apiece.
Item, he willed due from Philip Gouldsmyth 2s.
Item, due from Do: Gouldsmyth 10s.
Item, due from Wm Saile for which he hath a piece fo ground in pawn 20s.
Item due from Do:Xtn laynmoer 7s.
Item due from Jo:Joughin Cranstle 5s.
Item, from Henry Joughinís wife 3s.
Item, from Do:Xtin Ballacunery 2s.
Item, from John Cowle 2s. Testes: Doneld Saile, Jo:Cowley. Inventory to be by 4 men xxxxxxxxx."

Archdeacon Will 1675 #52, Bride, of Catharine Cowle als Casement, dated 16 January 1675/6:

Bryde 75 Jann: 16th: In nominie die, amen. I Katherin Cowle alias Casemeene sick in bodye but whole in mynde and perfect memory praised bee God,make my last will testament as followeth &c. Imprimis, I leave the poore to be remembered after my husbandís desireth.
Item, I leave to my two daughters two coats and two wescotts of the cloth xxx the walk Milne, more to the two daughters abovesaid two wescoate clothe xxx xxxx was shaped within.
Item, I leave to my heir that shall xxxx the farm[?] my part of the team of oxen and my part of the crop of corne.
Item, I constitute and ordayne my loving husband Gilchrist Cowle my true and lawful Executor of all the rest of my goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever & the custodie of her children to her husband& hee to give them as hee was able. Testes Wm Camaish, Wm Kaiskill, kurati. The Inventory prized by 4 sworn men amounts to 06 pounds 12 shillings 0 pence. Pledges William Cowle and Nicho:Moore. Bride: Note that 2 of ye children of Cathrn Casemint which she left no legasies to, are ordained joint Administrators with ye husband Christopher Cowle, added to ye will proved ye last Court day. The father sworn Executor in Court in form of Law. The father Willm Casemint sworn supervisor with ye husband. Probatum et Solvit 12d. The goods in ye father custody and have given pledges in form of Law. The Inventory with 14 days per 20s. Nicho:Moore & Willm.Cowle"

At a Court holden in Ramsey before before Parson John Harrison official & John Huddleston Registrar the last of Feb 1675.

Archcdeacon Will 1675 #53 Bride of Patrick Cowle:

"This is affirmed to be the last will & testament of Patr:Cowle junior who committed his soule to God and his bodye to Xtian burial. Imprimis, to the poore dim[?] firlet meale and what more his Executor saw need.
Item, to his sister Kath:Cowle 2s 6d.
Item, to Wm Cowle his brother 2s xxx.
Item, to Sam:Xtin 1s.
Item, to Wm Xtin 1s.
Item, to Wm Cowle senior 1s.
Item to this parson 1 mutton.
Item, to NiIcho:Moore 6d.
Item, to his father 5s.
Item to the witnesses of his will 6d apiece.
Item, to his sister Xtian at Shellay 1s.
Item, hee affirmed that he payd his father for the cattle that was betwixt them.
Item, he left to his only son Pat:Cowle one quarter and a halfe of the crop of corn and his part of the teame as they were on the draught with all mxxxx geare belonging to husbandry.
Item, he left his said son the ryding horse & his part of a gray horse also to his son a farrow cow.
Item, he left xxx son also of the fishing boate with a paire of nette of the best, also to xxx son xxxx hemp as would make 20 fathom of net.
Item, to his said son xxx their bed with clothes.
Item, he willed to his sd son all the land that was in his xxx both Intack and quarter land.
Item, hee willed that if it please God that his son dye of xxx sickness that then the daughter that was theheir should have all things as he left his son and that daughter should have no part of his Executorship, but all xxx shall xxxx to his youngest daughter.
Item, he constituted his 3 daughters, vizt., Kath: Anne & Christian Cowle the true and lawfull Executrices of all the rest of his goods moveable and immoveable whatsoever and to see his xxxx xxxx xxxxx he willed Wm Cowle his brother & Sam: Xtian supervisors.

1676 January ye 13th: Joh:Quirk enters his claime against the Executors of Pat:Cowle junior for 2s 4d due to him in part of his wages, as he will make to appear etc.

[on the next page:] January 22nd 1676/7: This day Catherin Cowle one of the Executors & Pat:Cowle her brother have this day mutually agreed xxx to xxx all differences sowever betwixt them touching the father & mother will is this day ended and agreed upon thus, that in consideration of any thing that the said Pat: demands now I his house[?] belonging to the said Cathr that is to say all xxx therefo not prized with her part of the boats and nett, is freely given him, & she at libortie to take away her remxxxx[?] goods that is there prized with her corn when she pleaseth and a horse to thresh her corn in with lock and keey during the times; and a keel which is her corbe or legasie to the said Pat:Cowle & all this with the consent of his father Ja:Xtian. [signed their marks] Pat:Cowle X, Cathe: Cowle X."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #54, Bride of Mark Casement, dated 24 January 1675/6:

"This is affirmed to be the last will of Marke Caismeene, who committed his soule to God and his body to Xtian buryall. Imprimis, I leave to my wife, my children two children and there goods & if my children dye under age there goods to my father & hee to give my wife 5s legasie.
Item, I leave to my mother a sheep or a lambe if it bee living at May & shee to be good to my poore children whom I appoint Executors. Testes, Sam:Xtin, Xtian[?] Kneale, jurati. The Executors sworn in Court, Probatum et Solvit 6d. The Inventory taken & prised by 4 sworne men in form of Law is 1 pound 0 shillings 6 pence. The goods in ye motherís custody and have given pledges in form of Law Willm Castmint & Willm Kaughin Summer[Sumner]."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #55 Bride, of Mally Goldsmith, dated 27 January [1675/6]:

"Bryde, Jan:27: In noie amen, this is affirmed to be the last will of Mally Gouldsmith who departed this life ut supraer. Impremis, shee committed her soule to God and her body to Xtian burial, etc.
Item, to she pxxxx at her Executor upon the day of her buryall &c.
Item, she willed to her father xxx Gouldsmythe 10s.
Item, to her sister Alice Gouldsmyth 5s.
Item, to Wm Camaish her xxxx.
Item, to her grandmother Ales Cey[or Cay] one shilling.
Item, to the witnesses of her will one shilling.
Item, to her Aunt Kath:Camaish a petticoat, a cherchiefe & a handcherchieffe.
Item, to her sister Jayne Gouldsmyth 2 wescoate & certeyne shaped linens.
Item, she constituted and ordained John Gouldsmyth & her sister Jayne Gouldsmyth her true & lawfull Executors of all the rest of her goods jointly what ever moveable or unmoveable & to see her will truly performed. Testes, Do:Xtin, Jo:Xtin, jurati. The Executors sworn according to Law. Probatum est et Solvit 1s. Inventory included in her m otherís Inventory amounts to 1 pound 17 shillings 4 pence, obit. The Inventory clear xxxxxxxx [bottom of page, missing]. Pledges in form of Law Patt:Camaish & William xxxxx.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #56 Bride of Isabel Joughin als Christian, dated 26 December 1675:

"Bryde, December 26 Ė 75: In Nomie Dei amen. I Isabell Xtin sicke in body but whole in mynde & perfect memory (praised be God) make my last will as followeth. Imprimis, I committee my soule to God & my body to Xtian buryall.
Item, I leave to the poor a sheepe, a potte of meale & my daughter to give one shilling in drinke at the tyme of my funeral.
Item, I leave to my son John Joughin 2 yards of cloth in Phillip Joughinís hands & 6d legacy.
Item, to Margret Joughin my daughter all my wearing linens & two parts of newe cloth which in the walke milne, with 3s and 6d due to her for a petticoate which was in the hands of Isabell Carret; more she left to her foresaid daughter a chxxxx blanket.
Item, I leave to my eldest daughter Mary Joughin my best petticoate and what monyes was in her owne hands which she ought[owed] me.
Item, I leave to my said daughter Mary a blanket which was in the hands of John Joughin Cranstle.
Item, I constitute and ordayne my two daughters Margt: and Mary Joughin joynt executors of all the rest of my goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever & to my see my will truly performed & myselfe honestly buryed. Lastly, I leave to my Executors aforesaid 18s due me from William Corlettís wiffe of Glantrammon, & from John Lace Ballavodan & his wife 13s, and from William Sayle 8s mxxx, from Katheriin Lace 2s, from Mr. Cannon 6d, from John Kneeneís wife 4d.
Item, fxxx these men that she persecuted at law she much as was awarded by the Court Item from the parties aforesaid a bowle of barley ordered to her from the govr. Testes: Jo:Cowle, Ranold Sayle, jurati. The Executors sworn in form of Law. Probatum et Solvit 12d. Inventory taken & prized in form of law comes to 15s besides the legasy in xxxx withen will, the Executors all at lawful years to receive their parts. The Executors at lawful years and the goods in their custody and have given pledges in form of Joh: Cowle, Randle Sayle."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #57 Bride, of Ann Cross als (?Kneale als) Howland:

"This is affirmed to be the last will of Anne Howlayne who committed her soul to God & her body to Xtoian buryall.
Item, she bequesathed to her brother Richard Howlayne 1[or 10]s in money whith the xx rent that was due to her from him.
Item, to Richard Howlayneís wife a petticoate and westcoate.
Item, to the said Richardís son a sheep and a xxxx & the said Richardís daughter an yearling.
Item, to her daughter Bessy Kneale a blanket a7 a canvass, 3 yards of white course[coarse] cloth to be her smocke, soe much as would be a wastcoate a choice petticoat a cherchiefe a sheepe and a lamb and xxx part of a choffer after Marke Crosses death.
Item, she left betwixt Margt Crenilt and Ellin Kaighin 1 yard of linen cloth and a yard of woolen cloth betwixt Wm Crxxxx her youngest daughters.
Item, to David Xtin 6d legasie.
Item, to the witnesses of her will 6d apiece.
Item, she constitute & ordained her husband Marke Crosse and her son Edxxx Crosse joint Executors of all the rest of her goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever, to see her will performed and herself honestly buryed. Further she willed if her son died under age that then her sayd husband should be sole Executor. Testes, Ewan Xtn, xxxx, jurati. Probatum est et Solvit 12d. The executor is sick and therefore the xxx impowered Wm Crenilt to Administor who xxxxx true xxxx him xxxxxxx [at the edge of the page]"

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #58 Bride of Margaret Kaighin als Lace of Glantruan, Bride, died 17 November 1675:

"Margt Kaighin Glantruan will. Bryde 75 November 17: The last will and testament of Margt Kaighin als Lace who departed this life about the 17 of November 75 &c. Imprimis, she committed her soule to God and her body to Xtian burial.
Item, she left to the poore 3 quarts of meals and what more it pleaseth her Executors to give them.
Item, she willed to her son David Kaighin 4 pounds of money, a blanket and a sheet.
Item, to Margaret Teare legasy a choice red petticoate & a keoxxx[?].
Item, to her grandchild Kath:Kaighin the second choice petticoat.
Item, to Katherine aforesaid a westcoate the best which she had.
Item, to Anne Quxxxx a red petticoate.
Item, to Ellin Kaighin her grandchild a black cap and handcherchiffe.
Item, to Catherin Cotter a red petticoate.
Item, to Kath Lace a choice chite coate or westcoate.
Item, to her husband John Kaighin her part of a heifer.
Item, to Thomas Kaighin her son 5s which he owed to her & the 20s which he was to give to Gilbert & David Kaighin in consideraton for the 4th part of the crop of corne. Itme, she left her part of the land in the Courough & Intack unto her son Thomas Kaighin until he got his money he layd out for it.
Item, to Pat Kaighin 13s which she owed him of that 40s mentioned in his contract bargain all the rest was paid him.
Item, from Do:Xtin Ballamyne 5xx for her part of a fishing boat.
Item, from Jo:Lace Ballakelly 20s.
Item, due to her from Wm Teare 37s 6d.
Item, she constituted her son Gilbert Kaighin her sole Executor of all the rest of her goods moveable and unmoveable and to see her will honestly performed.
Item, more she bequesthed legacy to Pat Kaighinís children a sheep and a lamb.
Item, to Tho:Kaighinís children a sheep and a lamb; to each witness 6d. Testes Ewan Xtin, John Cowle, jurati; the Executorís two sisters children and so noe lawful witness. Margt Teare, Joh:Lace, jurati. Note, all legacies discharged & paid xxxx David Kaighin. The Executor sworn in Court. Probatum et Solvit. This will is not accepted of in Court till the other Executor sworn. The Inventory of the said Testatrix prized by 4 sworn men amounts to 9 pounds 3 shillings 7 pence.
Item, vessels in the house 0:9:3.
Item, to William Teare hand for the crop 01:17:xx. The said Gilbert Kaighin acknowledgeth to be fully satisfied and paid for the 37s 6d that was in William Creer hand for the crop. The Executor at age, and the goods in his own custody and has given pledges in form of Law Danl Christian & Nicho" Moore."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #59 Bride, of Christian Howland als Casement:

"Bride: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Christian Casement being sick in body but whole in mind and of perfect memory, commits her souil to God and her body to Christian Buryal.
Item, to her eldest son William Howland her right of all the lands and a quarter of the crop and he to pay to the rest of the children 20s betwixt them.
Item, she left betwixt the said children vizt, Cathe., Margt, & Tho: Howland her part of the sheep to them.
Item, she left to her eldest daughter a blanket.
Item, to her youngest daughter another blanket, and if it xxtch not her husband to make it out.
Item, to her 2 brethren 6d apiece.
Item, to her sister a white coate and a wescott.
Item, she constituted and ordained her husband Michell Howland sole Executor of all the rest of her goods whatsoevermoveable and unmoveable.
Item, she left betwixt her said children a heifer of 3 years old. Note 2 or the children dead before the probate notwithstanding the Court hath ordered the other 3 Administrators. Testes: Christopher Cowle, Stephen Kneele, jurati. The Executor sworn in form of Law. Probatum et Solvit 12d. Note, Michael & Joh:Castmeint the next of kin on the motherís side is to be sworn supervisors. The Inventory prized by 4 sworn men comes to 2 pounds 5 shillings 8 pence. The crop to be added before May subpeonea 20s. The goods in the fatherís custody and hath given pledges Christopher Cowle & Danll Goldsmith. August the 3rd 1681: Added to the Inventory of the above Xtian Castment by her husband for the use of the children, eleven sheep to their part."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #60 Bride of Ann Camaish als Corkill, dated 5 February 1675/6:

"KK Bryde Febru 5 Ė 75: This is affirmed to be the last will of Anne Corkill who was in perfect memory and committed her soul to God and her body to Xtian buryall. Imprimis, to her daughter Anne a petticoate of linsey woolsie.
Item, to her son Wm Camash & Dorothy Camaish 2 blankets and a chest betwixt them.
Item, to her daughter Dorathy two great & little wheels.
Item, she left the croft to her eldest son according to his fatherís will & if he die to his next brother and so from one to one of the other children after their deaths successively.
Item, she constituted her 3 children Wm:senior & William junior with her daughter Dorathy her true & lawful Executors of all the rest of her goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever & to see her last will performed. Testes: Wm Camaish, Wm Kaiskill joyner, jurati. Probatum et Solvit 6d. Inventory prized in form of law by sworne men comes t 38s 6d, besides som corne which is to be added when its prized. Pledges secunda forma legis Wm Camaish & Wm Kaighin. The Executors is sworn form to make euqal devision and to deal justly one with another."

 

Sumner: You are required as formerly ordered to commit the body of Phillip Camaish into St German Prison for denying to prove his wifeís will, his children, the Executors being under years, and in the xxxxx xxxxx their little goods that was imbeselled and xxxed away, also his sister Jony Camaish for her comtempt in the Court. And also Cath Kewny in KK Christ for act proving her husband John Cotter will.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #61 Lezayre of John Cotter, died 12 January 1675/6:

"KK Xt Ley ayre 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of John Cotter who departed this life about the 12th of January. Imprimis, he bequeathed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he left and bequeathed to his brother Robert Cotter 6d legacie, and to his sister six pence legacie to cut them off his goods.
Item, he finds that he lent to Ewan Kinread 9s 6d for which Wm Corlett became security, and he left it upon his securitie to pay it.
Item, he find there was due to him from Phillip Carrett 12s for a mayre which the testator bought from John Kewney which 12s he left Phillip Carrett to pay the same to the said John Kewney.
Item, said that there was due from Ewan Kinread 14s for half a hide, and that he himself ought[owed] the said Kinread 14s for hay.
Item, he said that he had bought a parcel of land from John Kewney which cost 3 pounds and if he would return but 20s lett him to be the said lands.
Item, he constituted his wife his true and lawful Executrix. Testes, John Kewney, Wm Kneene. In regard the Testator bequeathed not 6d or the value of six pence to his child; therefore, he is ordered joint Executor with the mother. The wife Cathe: Kewney is sworn in Court in form of law Administrating solvo tuanor vinuing suojure[??] Decretum et Solvit. The Inventory taken and prized by 4 sworn men amounts to 3s 8d. All the rest is included in the above said Will. She proves not the decree ergo ad caxxxxx. Jane Cotter is to be sworn supervisor. At the Court holden in Ramsey Febr 18th 1675, before Parson Joh:Harrison official & Joh:Huddleston Registrar.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #62 Lezayre, of John Camaish, died 20 Dec 1675:

"KK Christ Ley ayre, 1675: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of John Camash who departed this life about ye 20th of December 1675. First, he committed his soule to God, and his body to bee buryed in ye Church yard of KK Andreas.
Item, hee bequeathed to his brother Phillip Camash a russet coat.
Item, hee said that he had noe goods to make a will of, but five pounds which was in his brother in law, John Kewneyís hand, and fourteen shillings of his wiveís wages which was due from Capt. Garrett, and 3s due to himselfe from ye said Capt., which as due to him of his wages, before hallowtide.
Item, he constituted his onely childe Executor of all his part of ye above named sums and of whatsoever hee had over and besides, and left ye same with the childe to his wife, and if ye childe should dye then hee bequeathed all to his said wife because it was her own, and he would not take it from her. And 12d apiece legacy to his brother and sister.
Item, hee said that there was small portion of tyth oats which he left for ye reliefe of his wife and childe, and a firlet of malt to be soald to pay funeral charges.
Item, he declared that he thought Ewan Kinread was paid what was due to him, and that hee imagined he would not deny ye same.
Item, he said that in his need hee had demanded somepart of ye five bounds from his said brother in law John Kewney, but that he would not get any, and that he feared he would deale accordingly with his wife, and therefore desired John Curghey to assist her and to have six or seven shillings for his paines. Testes, John Curghey, Jane Kegg, jurati. Probatum est et Solvit 1s. The childe of the above Testator beind dead, the goods are decreed unto ye wife, according to ye above wil. Decretum est et Solvit 6d. The Inventory included in ye will except some household stuff which amounts to 2s 8d. Pledges in form of law, John Curghey of ye Carick and John Corlett."

At A Court holded at KK Christ Ley ayre the 21st of Febr 1675 before Parson Joh: Harrison official & Jo:Huddleston Registrar.

Ley ayre: Joney Blackburn & Issable Cotton jurati paeges[?] et nilbil[?] habunt[?].

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #63 Lezayre, of Bessy Cowle als Costeen:

"KK Christ Ley ayre 1675/6: This is affirmed by ye subscribed witnesses to be the last will and testament of Bessie Cowle als Costen being in good and perfect memory who first committed her soule to God etc.
Item, to her sone Wm Cowle 6d legacie.
Item, to her sone Edmond Cowle 6d legacie.
Item, to her daughter Margery all her apparel woolen and linen, and 6d legacies.
Item, to her son Williamís childe a lambe and bequeathed all her goods whatsoever unto her husband Daniell Cowle, and further bequeathed to her daughter Margery a blanket. Witnesses: John Callow, Thom:Callister, jurati. The Executor sworn in form of law. Probatum est et solvit 12d. 14 days to bring in an Inventory subpoena 0s. [on another page: Lezayre last Court: Remember to place the Inventory of Bessy Cowle als Costen to the will which comes to 1 pound 19 shillings 6 pence. Pledges Edm: Crow & Tho: Freere."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #64 Maughold of Joney Callow, made 28 October 1675:

"Maughold ye 28 of October 1675: The last will and testament of Jony Callow. Imprimis, she committed her soul to God and her body to ye grave.
Item, to Jane Kerrish her chest and all her linens and her two best apparels.
Item, to Robt Kerrish a little chest.
Item, to her brother Ewan her quarter of ye heifer.
Item, to her brother John six pence legasie.
Item, she said that there was due to her from Katrine Cowle three shillings and eight pence, from Ewan Christian ten pence, from Bahey Cloige one shilling.
Item, to Robt. Kerrish senr all ye rest what was hers or due to her by ye death of her mother. Testes: Robt Cannan, Katrine Corkill, jurati. The Executor sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12d. The inventory included in her motherís will, vizt, Margt Callow and pledges for the same.

 

Curia haita apud Ramsey ultimo die Feb:1675 cora Domino Johan Harrison officialis et noi non Johane Huddleston Regr Archdeacon. [??]

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #65 Maughold of Ann Costeen als Kermeen, dated 17 February 1675/6:

"Maughold ye 17 of Febru: 1675/: This is affirmed to be ye last will and testament of Ann Costen alias Kirmeene. Imprimis, she committed her soul to God, and her body to ye grave.
Item, to her mother a cow in calf being ye same that she brought from herself.
Item, to her husband Jo:Costen a gray horse that came from Magher-eechave, a blanket and two handcarchieffe.
Item, to her mother one blanket, and ye web in ye weaverís house.
Item, to Mary Costen one handcarchieffe, a hoode, and ye clother in ye walk milne betwixt herself and Jo:Costen her father.
Item, to Ann Joghin an old petticoate.
Item, to her mother a new red petticoat.
Item, to her sister Jony a linen apron of two dreadths.
Item, she bequeathed all ye rest of her wearing linens and woolen to her sister Katrine Jony.
Item, she left to her husband Joh:Costen all his own goods without division; and twenty shillings and some things which they received she left it, as it was.
Item, to Mary Costen a red petticoate and a yallow petticoate.
Item, to Jo:KErrish and Jo:Quillease one mutten, and appointed her well beloved mother viz., Ann Quine her true and lawful Executrix of all ye rest.
Item, to her sister Jony her sheep. Testes: Jo:Kerrish, Jo:Quillease, jurati. In regard there is considerable legasie left to the husband, the Court therefore coxxxxes, that the above said 20s and several things more above mentioned, is to return to ye Executrix. The Executrix sworn in form of Law. Probatum et solvit 12d. Solvo tamen vinceig sxxxxx. The Inventory withing 14 days suppoena 20s. December 13th: Joh:Costen entereth his claim against the Executris of Ann Costen for ye sum of 6s and a gallon of malt dispensed at her funeral 2s 8d, and for xxx at her funeral 1s 4d. 6d for drink and also for 1s 3d in money[?] then in the house; and also for 3s due to William Korixxx whose good xxxx and custody, and 4d in candle at her funeral. All due debt and craveth tryal. Claimed for 2s 8d + 1s 4d + 0s 6d + 1s 3d + 3s 0d + 0s 4d + 0s 4d = 15s 11d."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #66 Maughold of William Shimmin:

"William Shymmin dyinge poore declared that he had nothing in a manner to leave, he therefore first committed his soule to God and his body to Christian buryall.
Item, he left 6d legasy to Joh:Shimmin, and what also there was and did belong to him he left all betwixt Danl Loony and his mother Cathe:Nichollson. Testes: Phillip Corlett, Joh:McKertney, jurati. The Executors sworn in form of Law. Probatum et solvit 12d. The Inventory taken amounts to 3s 0d. Pleges Mr. xxxx & Joh:Kerwen[?]" [NOTE: This will is not included in the Index]

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #67 Maughold of Margaret Callow als Christian, made 1675/6:

"KK Maughold 1675/6: This is affirmed to be ye last will and testament of Margt Callow als Christian. Imprimis she committed her soule to God and body to Xtian burial.
Item, to her husband Robert Callow her part of the ryding horse.
Item, to her eldest son Robert a sheep and a lamb at May. To her mother her shoes and stockings, her wearing apron and a halfe kerchiffe, also a payre of godys of new hureden cloath.
Item, to her servant Ellin Cliage a red under wasecoat & a new quife. Igtem, she bequeathed to her eldest son her halfe of ye crop, her halfe of the teame and her halfe of all the geares belonging to the harness.
Item, she bequeathed to her husband and ye eldest son 2 xxx of wool to be spun for cloaths for themselves.
Item, she constituted an d ordained her 4 children Edmd, Mally, Bessie, and Cath: Callow her true and lawful Executors of all th rest of her goods moveable and immoveable whatsoever. estes John Christian, Wm Cubbon, jurati. Probatum est et solvit 12d. The father & Edmond one of the children at age are sworn in form of law. The inventory within 14 days subpoena 20s." The Inventory of Margt Christian for ye year 1676 at K Maughold Ballatersine:

half of fledge & a blanket & a halfe

8 shillings 00 pence

bedclothes

6s 00d

and a feather bed

3s 06d

2 pare of nets

12s 00d

1 pound of flax

9d

for tow

7d

fishinge lynes and ropes and bags

3s 01d

1 pound of treed[?]

2d

small wheel & a pare of cards

1s 00d

petticoat and awascoage

6d

a lattar & a crattle & a pangerr

2s 00d

old barrel

5s 00d

for kissons

6d

for sackes

3s 00d

for meal & corne

13s 06d

for herrings

1s 00d

for chease

1s 00d

for little vessels & sickles

3s 00d

1 puttor plate

1s 04d

half a furlet of salt

1s 00d

for sheep

8s 00d

great wheels and xxxx of cards

xxs 00d

for a pole

2s 00d

for a gridle

3d

for a stare[?steer]

1s 00d

for horses

2 pounds 10s 00d

for cattle

3 pounds 03s 00d

hens and goose

2s 00d

1 quarter of ye boate

7s 06d

This sum is all of ye childrenís half ye whole sum of

Whatsoever you shall receive this Inventory for ye whole with this is ye whole sum of 10 pounds 6 shillings 10 pence.

The goods in the hands of the husband who hath given pledges according to law Wm Christian clark of KK Maughalls, Wm Callof of the said parish, and Wm Crow of ye gayrey in KK Xt Ley ayre."

 

Bro: Hudleston: We have agreed that the Chapter Court, begin at KK Conchan one Wednesday next after the Abbey Court day, Thursday at KK Malew, and Fryday at Peeltown. Therefore you are to send forth your precepts for a Chapter Quest to be sworn for the Arch-Deaconís half year according to the law and cosfome[?] of this, xxxx[?contry or conley] fail not to send forth your precepts before Sunday to the cheecher[?checker] and also to bring with you that book wherein our commission is recorded , that the inxxxxxxxx may be kept disxxxx[?distinct] and noe cause of complaint & record this for my dischardge. 8ber Ė 18 Ė 76. Yours to have & serve, Joh:Harrison.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #68 Maughold of Robert Kerruish, died 28 November 1675:

"Maughold the 28 of November 1675: The last will and testament of Robert Kerroush, who departed this life ye day and year above mentioned.
Imprimis, he committed his soul to God, and his body to Christian burial.
Item, to his son Robert his riding horse, bridle, saddle, his cloake, and best apparel.
Item, to his grandchild Robt Kerroush his half of the Curragh Ewan.
Item, to his grandchild Jane a peckle heifer, two sheep, and two lambs in ye Coane-moar.
Item, to Robt. Cannan halfe a heifer in ye Curragh.
Item, to Ewan Kerrish of Ballagorry one sheep.
Item, to William Kerrish one sheep.
Item, to ye Vicar of ye Parish one choice mutton.
Item, to William Callow one sheep in ye Sliaue-Rey.
Item, to Edward Callow one sheep, and a white wasecoate that he then had on in his death bed.
Item, to his brother John halfe a crow.
Item, to his brother Ewan half a crown.
Item, to his son John ten pounds, and desired his wife to give him ten pounds more, which she promised in our presence, but not to be paid until she was dead; and this twenty pounds, ye above Robert ordered to be put into some persons hands, and ye use thereof to be for Johnís maintenance, and ye principle to return to his Executors, except twenty shillings which he bequeathed to Tho: Allen Vicar, and desired him to supervise his son John, that he should sustain no detriment in his usage, but that he should be decently provided for, in such manner as he hath been hitherto maintained.
Item, to ye poor a firlet of meal. And constituted and appointed his son Robert & daughter Jony his true and lawful Executors of all ye rest of his goods.
Item, he said that there was due to him from Peter Sumpter sixteen shilling, from Robt Cowle six and six pence. Testes, Thos: Allen, Edward Callow, jurati. The executors sworn in form of Law. Probatum et solvit 12d. The Inventory of the decedent which is already prized amounts to 12 pounds 6 shillings 0 pence. And to be xxxxxx before midsummer & subpoena 20s. The sheep and goats each of them 2s apiece and the yearlings 1s 4d apiece when they come in, amounts according to the prisement to 05:00:00. Pledges in form of Law, Ewan Curghy for Mr. Jo: Xtian & Capt Edwd Curghy for Ro: Kerouish." [Question: did dau Joney marry Mr John Christian?, which is why he needs a pledge rather than dau Joney needing a pledge]

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #69 Maughold of Catharine Churybey[?] als Lawson, died 10 Dec 1675:

"K Maughold 1675: In the name of God, amen. Katheren Lawsen sick in body but whole in mind and perfect memory who departed this life about the tenth of December 1675, maketh this her last will and testament as followeth. She committed her soul to Almighty God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left to her daughter Margret a white blanket and a sheet and 4s, and all her clothes both linen and woolen except a red petticoate and a choice charer to her daughter in law Elsabeath Kewen.
Item, she left to her son Ewan Churibey[?] 3 half ferlets of meal corne and what barley was due to her from her son John also all that she brought to Kirke Maughold with her to Ewan except her clothes aforesaid to her daughter and Ewan to give unto her two sons Robert and Thomas Churybey[?] half a firlet apiece of the meal corn aforesaid.
Item, she left to her 3 sons Robert, Thomas and Thomas 6d apiece legasy.
Item, she left two sheep for her funeral.
Item, she left and bequeathed to her husband Ewan Churybey and her son John her true and lawful executors of all the rest of her goods moveable and unmoveable what soever &c. Testators: Jo: Kermine, Arthor Quaile, jurati. The Executors sworn in form of Law. Probatum et solvit 12d. The Inventory to be brought in within 14 days subpoena 20s. July ye 5th 1677: This day brought in by the Sumner of Lezaire of ye above decedent good )) pounds 11 shillings 06 pence. All the rest of her goods being distributed among ye legators and be xxxx and brought in sub poram[?]. The Execr ad correction. Ewan Curghy of ye cliarbw[?] & his son Joh:. Tho. Curghy senior enters his claim against executors of Kath. Lawson for the sum of fortie shillings. Did establish."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #70 Maughold of Anne Corkill, dated 7 November 1675:

"Maughold ye 7 of November (75): The last will and testament of Ann Corkill. Imprimis, she committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, to Ellin Farebrother three shillings.
Item, to Isabel Corkill half a crown.
Item, to Robt Kerrishís children ten shillings.
Item, she said that there was due from the above named REobert Kerrish 4s and half a steer and half a heifer. From Richd Quorke eleven shillings.
Item, she left all of her goods to Ewan Kerrish and appointed him Executor. Testes: John Kirmeen, Ellen Fairbrother, jurati. At a Court holden in Ramsey March 1st 1675: The Executor sworn in Court. Pro batum et solvit 12d. The Executor is to pay 2s 6d more to Isabel Corkill for looking to her in her sickness. The Inventory to be brought to KK Andrewsthe next Friday subpoena 10s. An Inventory of the goods of Anne Corkill prised by four sworn men.

 

pounds : shillings : pence

Imprims, a cow

01:08:00

one blanket 2s:2d, a waist coat 1s

00:02:02

old linens

00:01:04

due to her from Richard Quorke

00:11:00

due to her from Robert Kerruish

00:04:00

Remaining in ye hands or Ewan Keruish of ye prise of a cow

00:13:00

Total

02:19:06

Debts to be deducted out of ye above Inventory for funeral charges, burial money probation money and other expenses

00:13:04

for writing ye Inventory and Sumner fee

00:00:1

Remains clear and debtless

02:05:04

Pledges given for the security of ye office secundum forman juris. Jo: Christian, Charles Sayle. December ye 29th 77[?]: This day Isabel Corkill came to the Records and received from Ewan Kerruish the sum of five shillings 2s 6d left her by the Testator and 2s 6d ordered by the Court and doth acquit ye said Ewan Keruish for ever of the same as witness her mark, [signed her mark] Issabell Corkill X her mark. John Christian Regr.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #71 Maughold, of William Corteen, died 13 Nov 1675:

"Maughold: The last will and testament of William Corteene, who departed this life ye 13 of November (75). Imprimis, he committed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he bequeathed to his grandchild Gilbert Quillease twenty shillings which he ordered to be put into some honest personís hands, and to be expended for the childís better maintenance, and briging up tillhe was better able to shift for himself. He left him also a new cassack to be made into clothes for him; and said that he had wholly maintained him this hyear past, except the milk of one goat and one sheep, and he did hope that the next of kindred by his fatherís side would maintain him as long again; and did humbly desire that the Reverend Court would require the aforesaid next of kindred to take the childís goods out of the estate, and to give in bonds for their forth coming.
Item, he sid that he had given a cow to John Curlad, till such time as the said cow brought him forth two calves, but declared that the bargain was fulfilled, and the cow to return to his Executrix.
Item, he declared that there was three shillings being a just debt due from Jo: Curlad to him.
Item, he left unto John Kerrish as much of the cloth in the walk milne as would be him a pair of breeches.
Item, he said that the Quilleases demanded a pair of nets from him, as due to them in the childís goods, but hedeclared that there was no such a thing due, and if they called for it, to give them but one hundred herrings, being the utmost of what was of right due to them.
Item, to John Kerrish one shilling.
Item, to Daniel Kerrish one shilling.
Item, he nominated and appointed his daughter Margaret his lawful and true executrix fo all the rest of his goods moveable and unmoveable.
Item, to the children of Jo: Corteen one goat.
Item, he declared that the number of corn[?] which was due to Ann Joughin, the like also was due to his grandchild. Testes, John Kerrish, Dan: Kerrish, jurati. The Executrix sworn in Court. Probatum et solvit 12d The Inventory within 14 days, subpoena 10s. The Inventory prized by 4 sworn men amounts to 3 pounds 10 shillings 0 pence, and in the custody of the Executris. Pledges in form of Law: Jo: Kerowish & Jo: Kerowish. November 17th 1675: The supervisors on the fatherís side are ordered to take custody of such goods as belongs to the children one the fatherís side, and the mother on the other side each of them giving bond to the same, the mother have given in bonds to the Bp Registr in the motherís will."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #72 Maughold of Jane Stole asl xxxxx:

[some 40% of top of will is torn away] The last will and testament of Joney stole als xxxxxx who departed xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxx above written. Imprimins, she committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial. She bequeathed to her daughter Chxxxxx heifer xxxxxand carchief.
Item, to Edward & John Christian[?] both of Lezayre xxxxxxxxx xxown.
Item, to Amilliah Curghy a tub of corn.
Item, to Alice Carxxxxx[?] tub of corn.
Item, she bequeathed to her son John Stole six pence legacy and left him to pay four shillings to her son William and a manks pair of nets.
Item, to her son William all her part of the croft at the Church and all the rest of her goods and chattels and appointed him her true and lawful executor.
Item, to Eliza: Cowle one petticoat. To Isabel Callow one petticoat.
Item, to her daughter Christian her chest, and to xxx grandchild Thom: Stole so much cloth as will be him a coat. Testes: Willm Callow, Willm Kermod, jurati. The Inventory of ye above decedentís goods amounts to 02 pounds 17 shillings 09 pence. The Executor at lawful age is sworn in Court and hath given pledges in form of law Wm Callow & Wm Kermod. Probatum et solvit 1s."

 

Lezayre last Court: Remember to place the Inventory of Bessy Cowle als Costen to the will which comes to 1 pound 19 shillings 6 pence. Pledges Edm: Crow & Tho: Freere.

Ramsey: The Inventory of William Corteen amounts to 3 pounds 10 shillings 0 pence, and to be added to the will proved.

March 2nd 75: Note: Joh: Caly will in the book 54: the mother and her husband in the face of the Court xxxxxxxxxxxxx[smeared] by the death of his father.

xxxxx to Jo: Cally will: The wife have declared upon oath in court that she hath paid 11 pounds besides what is crost in the Inventory of Gilbt & John Caly unto her children vizt., Pat & Willm Caly and the husband Willm Killip jointly with the wife have offered in Court to deliver unto her son Pat what goods is due to him by the death of them the said Gilbert & John Caly, and to deliver the same the next Munday the 6th of March, and if the said Pat refuse to receive it, he the said Pat shall have one further hearing in xxxx Court.

Joh: Harrison
Tho: Parre
Charles Parr

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #73 Conchan of Elisabeth Lewney als Cannell, died 25 January 1675/6:

"Conchan: The last will and testament of Elsabeth Lewney als Cannell who departed this life the 25th of January 1675. She bequeathed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial in KK Conchan.
Item, she left to her daughter Mary Lewney half of all her goods moveable and unmoveable.
Item, she constituted and appointed her son William Lewney and her daughter Ailes Lewney executors of all the rest of her goods moveable and unmoveable. Witnesses hereof: Finlo Farcher, Phillip Christian, jurati. The Executors sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 10d. A true Inventory of all ye goods of the said Elsabath Cannell free from debts amounts to 6 shillings, praised by four sworn men, Finlo Farcher, Philip Kewley, Tho: Cannell, & Thomas Lewin & Tho: Coane Sumner. The Executors at years and the goods in their own custody and discharge the office. Pledges, Tho: Cannell."

Curia habita axxx[?agud] capella de duglass 7die marriage anno 1674 coramm revered sd Tho: Parr et Carolo Parr Vicar Vicar Generals et no non Johan Huddleston Regr Archd.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #74 Conchan, of Christian Gell als Cowley als Cannell als Gelling

[?order of marriages is unknown; maiden name is Gelling]: KK Conchan: The last will and testament of Christian Gelling. First she committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left to the poor at the discretion of her executors.
Item, to Jo: Cannell her eldest son six shillings and all her part of their sheep at Cotterís house, and one goat.
Item, to her daughter Alice Cowley a red petticoat.
Item, to her daughter Ann Cannell a petticoat and a waiscoat.
Item, to her said daughter Ann and Patt: Creer her husband six sheep bexxxxx young and old, and one old horse.
Item, to Sir Tho: Thwaites one mutton.
Item, she left all her shapen linens to her daughters viz., Ann Cannell & Alice Cowley.
Item, she left to her son Jo: Cannell one blanket.
Item, she constituted and ordained her dear children viz, Hen: Gell and Alice Cowley her tru and lawful Executors of all the rest of her goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever.
Item, to her grandchild one goat and a kid.
Item, she left all her part of the crop of corn to the abovesaid Executors. Testes: Tho: Thwaites, Wm Cubbon, jurati. Probatum et solvit 1s. The Inventory of the above Christian Gellin was praised by 4 sworn men viz, Wm Skillicorne, Thos: Lewine, John Cannell and Robt Creetch.

The deceadants part of the cattle and horses

2 pounds 6 shillings 0 pence

Item, household stuff, sheep, 2 goats

1:05:00

Item, more one horse one chest and four hoggs

0:14:00

The goods in their own custody, pledges Will Cubbon & Ro Kinley junior."

October the 27th 1676: John Cannell enters his claim against the Executors of his mother Christian Gellin for half the crop half the team and half the farm with Intack due to him as he will make to appear and craveth trial.

 

KK Lonan Jan: 16th 1675: Church wardens Wm Quaile, Phillp: Moore, Jo: Quine, Don: Loxxxxx. Questmen: James Corrin, Hen: Hogg, John Quarke, & Malony Ottexxxxx. Omnia bene.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #75 Lonan, of Christian Moore als Scarff:

"KK Lonan: The last will and testament of Christian Moore als Scarff being of perfect memory.
First she committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial
Item, she left to her grandson James Moore one sheep and a lamb.
Item, she left to her daughter Isabel Moore 6d legacy.
Item, to Sir Tho Thwaites a lamb.
Item, she left to her dear son Phillp: Moore her part of the crop of corn xxxx heir James Moore should have his fatherís part if he could get it.
Item, she left to her said son Philip Moore half of all her goods.
Item, she constituted and ordained her daughter Ann Moore her true and lawful Executrix of all the rest of her goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever.
Item, she declared at her will making that she gave delivery of one mare and one young cow to her daughter Ann Moore in lieu and consideration of her fatherís goods vix, forty shillings and that the said Ann did willingly accept of the goods.
Item, she said likewise that her son Phill: hath none of her goods but what he paid for. Testes, Tho: Thwaites, Tho: Jameson, jurati. The Executrix sworn in form of Law. Probatum et solvit 6d. The Inventory of the said Christian Moore prized by 4 sworn men amounts to 11 shillings. The goods in her brothers custody and hath given pledges in form of Law, Donl: xxxx & Tho: Jamesson."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #76 Lonan of Ann Killey als Corrin:

"KK Lonan 10ber 1675: The last will and testament of Ann Killey als Corrin. First she committed her soul to God etc.
Item, she left to the poor one blanket and a mutton.
Item, she left to whom soever of her children that will live to be heir and enjoy the tenements all her part of the same and crop of corn and gear.
Item, she left to Sir Tho: Thwaites a mutton.
Item, she left to her brothers and sisters 20s sterling if so be that all her children would die without issue.
Item, she left the tuition of her children to their father John Killey and he to have all their goods during their minority in his own custody and when they would come to lawful years to set them out according to his ability.
Item, she willed that if it should please God to call for her said children without issue then it was her pleasure that all their goods should return to her loving husband John Killey excepting the 20s above mentioned to her bro & sisters.
Item, she constituted and ordained her 3 children viz, Joh:, Gilbt., and Jaine Killey and also her said husband John Killey her true and lawful executors of all the rest of her goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever. Testes, Tho: Thwaites, Margt Harrison. The Executors sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12d. The Inventory of the above Ann Killey als Corrin was praised by 4 sworn men viz, Phil. Moore senior, John Cluag, Pat Knackill, & Philip Moore junior, as followeth:

Imprimis, two cows and half a cow

2 pounds 10 shillings 00 pence

Item, the 4th part of a cow and half a heifer

00:08:00

Item, one young steer

00:02:00

Item, another young steer

00:03:00

Item, the 4th part of one ox

00:05:00

Item, half old mare and a colt

00:09:00

Item, half an old horse

00:03:00

Item, 20 sheep young and old

01:10:00

Item, 20 goats young and old

01:03:04

Item, 2 old blankets and one sack and canvas

00:01:06

Item, half of an old feather bed

00:01:06

Item, iron pot

00:02:0x

Item, half a feather bed without boulster

00:04:xx

Item, treen vessels

00:00:04

Item, russet yarn

00:01:06

Item, more yarn

00:00:03

Item, hemp 9d, and nets & the 8 part of an old boat 4s 6d

00:05:03

Item, a yard and half of black russet

00:02:00

Item, yard and half of linsey woolsey cloth

00:01:03

Item, yard of rus: cloth and one sheet

00:04:00

Item, 2 blankets and half a fledge

00:06:06

Item, one red petticoat waistcoat & hood

00:02:03

Item, her shapen linen xxx clothes linen yarn

00:03:03

Item, coarse linen cloth, half churn & part

00:01:02

Item, one chest 2s 6d, 2 geese 2s

00:04:06

Item, hald olf ladder and half spade

00:00:04

Item, half amaize of herrings

00:02:006

Item, one kissan and half gridle

00:00:06

[Total]

08:18:02

Item, half the team viz, one ox & a half & one old horse & half a horse

01:15:00

Item, plow, gears, and draughts

00:02:10

One old carr 4d, harrows 1s 8d

00:02:00

2 stradles

00:00:01

[total]

01:19:11

 

The good in the custody of the father and have given pledges in form of law Philip Cotter & Thos: Creer.

March 17th 1690: John, Gilbert & Jaine Killey being all at age came this day and acknowledged themselves to be now and before paid at and from the hands of their stepmother six pounds 13s 6d ob being their part of the goods in Inventory of their mother Ann Killey als Corrin and of which they do acquit her for ever and the foresaid John Killey acknowledge to have received all that is due to him as heir excepting the 2 stradles. As witness their marks [signed their marks] John Killey his mark X, Gilbert Killey his mark X, Jaine Killey her mark X."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #77 Lonan of Catharine Laurence als Scarffe als Kaighin:

"KK Lonan: This is affirmed by the subscribed witnesses to be the last will and testament of Katr. Kaighen being of perfect memory. First she committed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left all her part of the lands and crop of corn to her eldest son John Scarfe, and one quarter of a heifer and a fledge or coverlet.
Item, she declared that there was 4s due from Tho: Cotter in KK Conchan and 4s from Patr Cannon and she left the said 8s to her husband Wm Laurence and to her said son John Scarffe.
Item, she left to her husband Wm Laurence half an ox.
Item, she left half a heifer for funeral charges and her said husband to see it done.
Item, she constituted and ordained her daughter Ellin Scarffe her true and lawful Executrix of all the rest of her goods mmoveable and unmoveable whatsoever.
Item, she declared that there is 1 pound 3 shillings due from Phillip Scarff. Also she said that what goods she intend for her son Gubbon Scarffe was in the custody of his uncle Don: Scarffe. Moreover, she said that it was her will that her children shall not take away no goods from her husband but what is remaining of the goods that came by herself, and it was her will that her said husband Wm Laurence should have all the goods that he had himself likewise. Testes, Wm Kissag, Robt Waterson, jurati.

The father sworn in form of law and also her brother John Scarff and Donll Scarff the uncle on the fatherís side supervisor in regard there is noxxx near relations on the motherís side. Probatum et solvit 12d.

The Inventory of the above said Katr Kaighen was praised by 4 sworn men, viz, Robt Waterson, Phill Fargher, Wm Kissag, and Phill Kissage. All the goods moveable and unmoveable was praised, which did amount to the full sum of 2 pounds 1 shilling. The goods in the fatherís custody and have given pledges in form of law Willm Kissage, James Looney."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #78 Lonan of Philip Fargher:

"KK Lonan: The last will and testament of Phillip Fargher being of perfect memory. First he committed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he left all his part of the lands to his eldest daughter Katr Fargher and half of xxx heifer he left to pay his debts.
Item, he declared that there is ten shillings due to him from Robt Waterson.
Item, he constituted and ordained his daughter Bessie Fargher executrix of all the rest of his goods whatsoever. Testes: James Lowney, Phillip Kissag, jurati. The Mother sworn in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12d. Kath: Farcher supervisor & sister xxxxxxx. The Inventory of the above named Phillip Fargher was praised by 4 sworn men viz, James Looney, Wm Laurence, Phillip Kissage, Christopher Knackill. All the goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever doth amount to 15s 6d. The goods in the motherís custory and have given pledges in form of law James Lowney & Tho: Cottocur[?]"

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #79 Lonan of Ann Killey als Cotteen als Corrin, died 29 October 1675:

"KK Lonan: This is affirmed by the subscribed witnesses to be the last will and testament of Ann Corrin who departed this life the 29th of 10ber 1675 being of perfect memory. First she committed her sould to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left to the poor half a firlett of corn.
Item, she left to her son Tho: Cotteene 6d legacy and said that all his fatherís goods was paid him.
Item, to her eldest daughter Ann Cotteene 6d legacy.
Item, to her daughter Marriott 3 yards of cloth and 6d legacy.
Item, she left to her husband Oats Killey half a gray horse.
Item, she left a waiscoat to Ann Scarffe.
Item, she constituted and ordained her son James Killey her true and lawful executor of all the rest of her goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever and he to pay his sisters vizt., Margrett & Ellinr Cotteen the remainder of their fatherís goods that is unpaid and she left them 6d legacy. Testes: Wm Looney, Ann Scarffe, urati. The Executor sworn in Court. Probatum et solvit 1s. The Inventory of the above Ann Corrin was praised byr 4 sworn men, viz, Phill Brew, Phill Moore, Finlow Cowine, & Jo: Quaile. Imprimis, half a cow and a quarter of a cow 0 pounds 18 shillings 00 pence;
Item, a betweene sheep and goats 0:06:00;
Item, he rpart of the crop of corn 0:14:00;
Item her part of the household stuff, herrings[?] and all other treen vessels 1:02:00. My Lordís rent to be deducted out of the Inventory viz 7s. Pledges in form of law (the goods in the executors custody)"

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #80 Braddan, of Margaret Steane [Stephen] als Cubbon, died 19 Nov 1675:

"Bradan: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Margret Steane alias Cubon who departed this life the 19th of November 1675. First she committed her soul t God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left the poor after the discretion of her executor.
Item, she left to her son John the heir an ox and her part of the crop of corn with what she bought from her son in law Robert Crayne with all the gears and necessaries belonging to husbandry conditionally that he pay unto his sister Jane what she is behxxx of her portion by contract upon the motherís part. Itme, she left to her son Thomas half a steer of a year and a half old, 4 sheep and half of a xxx of of russet cloth that was in the walk milne legacy.
Item, she left to her son Robert the othr half of the foresaid cloth, half a small linen sheet, and a sack legacy.
Item, she left to ther daughter Margrett 4 sheep, a new gray blanket, a wasecoate, a petticoat, a new apron, a carchief, and a handcarchief legacy.
Item, she left to her daughter Jane a new hood of woolen cloth and a green apron legacy. Ite, she left her daughter Isabel all the clothes linen and woolen that was in the house.
Item, she constituted and ordained her son Robert and her daughter Isabel to be her true and lawful executors of all the rest of her goods moveable what soever. Testes, Robert Hanton, Robert Clucas, jurati. The Executors sworn in Court in form of law. Probatum et solvit 12d.

A true Inventory taken by 4 sworn men and the Sumner:
Item, 1 cown price 00:14:11;
Item, sheep young a& old price 00:13:00;
Item, one horse 00:10:00;
Item, a quarter boat 00:05:00;
Item, certain wooden vessels 00:02:00. The goods in the executors custody and have given pledges, Ro: Hanton & Phillip Cluage. July 12th: Robert Kewlew enters his claim against the executors of Margt Steane for the sum of 4s due debt and craveth trial."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #81 Braddan of Dorothy Kneale als Shimmin:

"Braddan: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Dorathy Kneale alias Shimmin. First she bequeathed her soul to God and her body to Christian burial.
Item, she left to her eldest daughter Margrett Kneale one little chest, and all the rest of her part of goods she left to her three children vizt., John, Margret & Dorathy whom she ordained co-executors of this her last will. Witnesses, Mathew Kelley, Isabel Christian. The father sworn in form of Law. The whole Inventory of the above Dorathy being praised by 4 sworn men amounted to 15s. Out of which is to be deducted debts:
Imprimis, due to Tho Hoggan for house rent 10s, the half 00:05:00;
Item, due to Jo: Macrey[?] 1s, the half 00:00:06;
Item, due to Robt Kelley 1s 2d, the half 00:00:07;
the whole debts to be deducted is 00:06:01.
So that the whole Inventory amounteth to 00:08:11. The goods in the fatherís custody and have given pledges in form of law."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #82 Braddan of Margaret Key als Standish OR Standish als Key, died 16 Dec 1675:

"Margt Key als Standish departed this life intestate about the 16th of December instant whereof the Court having intelligence, have decreed her 2 children vizt., Margt & Robt administrators, the said Margt being at lawful years, is sworn supervisor of her brother Robt under age. A legacy to the husband upon sight of the Inventory. The Father is sworn in form of law. Solvo luinerert[?]. Decretum et solvit 6d. A month time is granted to the father to bring in an Inventory of what is in the contric[?]"

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #83 Braddan of John Qualtrough, died 21 Dec 1675:

"KK Braddan: This is affirmed to be the last will and teastament of Jo: Qualtrough who departed this life the 21st of December 1675.
First he committed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he left a cow that was in the keeping of Danald Qualtrough unto Jo: Lewne, also seven or eight shillings wages that was due unto him from Danald Qualtrough unto the foresaid Jo: Lewne and his wife and all in regard the said Jo: Lewne and his wife took care of him and looked well to him in all his sickness.
Item, he left to his wife Bahee Skillicorn yd legacy. Itme, to his 2 sons 6d apiece legacy.
Item, he constituted Jo: Lewne to be his true and lawful executor. Testes: Danald Cretch, Will Corexxxx, jurati. The Executor sworn in Court. Probatum et solvit 1s. The Inventory included in the will. Pledges Donll Cretch.

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #84 Braddan, of Robert Quay, died 6 January 1665/6:

"Bradan: This is affirmed to be the last will and testament of Robt Quay who departed this life the 6th of January 65. First he bequeathed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Item, he bequeathed unto his brother Jo: Quay 6d legacy.
Item, to his brother Tho: his children 6d legacy.
Item, he constituted and ordained his loving wife Averick Quay alias Oates his true and lawful executrix of all the rest of his goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever. Testes, Robt Corkill his mark X, Philip Clauge his mark X. The Executrix sworn in Court. Pledges Thomas Oates, Philip Cloage. Probatum et solvit 1s.

A true and perfect Inventory of the goods or Robert Quayís goods the one half praised.
Item, the half of two houses praised 2 pounds 0 shillings 0 pence;
Item, half 3 blankets and 2 caddas 0:07:06;
Item, half 7 sheets praised 0:11:08;
Item, a suit of clothes 0:08:00;
Item, half 6 dosten[?] and 2 0:10:00;
Item, 5 dosten[?] of white leather 0:10:00;
Item, half 28 ropes white 0:00:10;
Item, 2 quarts of wool 0:03:00;
Item, hald 16 yards of new cloth 0:05:04;
Item, half 14 pounds of yarn 0:03:06;
Item, half two chests and 2 boxes 0:03:0;
Item, certain wooden vessels 0:02:06;
Item, half an old wheel 0:00:04;
Item, half an old pot and pan 0:01:00;
Item, half 16 motton sheep and lambs 0:08:00. The goods in the Executrorís hand and have give pledges as above in form of Law, Thomas Oats, Philip Cloage.

March 7th 1675: John Quay enters his claim against th Executrix of Robert Quay for the sum of 5 pounds due debt for the keeping of horses, cattle and sheep ever since his father died, as he will make to appear et note that he kept his sheep 30 years."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #92 Braddan of Christian Quayle als Radcliffe als Kissage, widow of BallaQuayle, died 12 February 1675-6:

"Memorandum: That unpon Thursday night the tenth of February 1675-6 Christian Quayle alias Kissag of BallaQuayle widow lying on her bed of sickness of which she dyed the Saturday following. But being in perfect memory, first recommended her soul to Almighty God by prayer; And afterwards pulling her ring off her finger and asking where her daughter Elnar was answer was made she was in bed with the little child, whereupon she saying she had a weary life with him gave the ring to be given her, & saith she, let her looke to & be careful of my linen & clothes, And I will & order that she give her little daughter Mary & her little son Robert each of them a coat of the searge in the loaft, And for all the rest of my goods I have in the world I leave them to her for to whom els should I leave them for she best deserves them, and I have noe body els to leave them to. These words she uttered as her last will nuncupature And then fell to prayer againe beseeching God to pardon & forgive her her sins &c: Before us, Testes: Mary Malawherry M her marke, Katharine Coonilt K her marke.

Mar: 7th 1675: Mary McYlworrey examined in the face of the Court delcareth, & say yt Christian Quaile als Kissage upon her death bedd, said yt she was at her bedside giving her drink & she prayed to God to forgive her her sins yt was past & grace for the time to come; & she gave her a ring & bid her give it unto Nelly, & wished ye Ro: should have a coat of ye sergeyt was in ye loft, & a coate to Marg: & yt she bid her daugr Nelly looke to her linen & woolle & yt shee should have ym with all her worldly goods, & yt it was shee yt xxxx deserved ym & prayed unto God to forgive her, her great sins, & grace for ye time to come: but refuseth to sweare yt shee was in pfect memorie when she spake these words, but only saith yt shee spake this plaine enough, neither will shee sweare yt shee was called upon to beare witness of this as her will, neither said she, yt shee made a will neither said shee yt it was her will. Mary Mcylworrey M. Cathe Coonill examined in ye face of ye court saith, yt shee was lying sick in in the chamber when Christian Quaile alias Kissage said in her hearinge where in Nelly, & Mary Mcyleworrey answered yt shee was in bed with ye child, lord hathe her said the said Christian shee hath great adoe with ye child, & then she take her ring & gave it Mary Mcylworrey, & said then, yt shee left a coat of ye serge in the loft to Ro: & a coate to Mary, & her linen & woolen cloase to her daugr Nelly & all her worldly goods, shee had noe other yt she cared for but shee; & yt shee last[?] deser---d ym shee would looke noe more to any thinge let ymselves take all & look to it, & praiyed unto god to forgive her, her great sins, & grace for the time to come further saith yt shee heard her not say yt shee made her will, neither delivered she these words as a will: nor was she called upon to bear witness of these words as a will & refuseth to seware yt shee was in pfect memorie but only spake plaine enough. Cathe: Conilt her mark IH. The above said Mary & Cathe: have deposed in the face of the Court all the above written to bee truth, & have signed their mark to each of yr names: & yt before us the day & yeare abovesaid. Tho: Parre, Charles Parr. Whereas it appears by the annexed examinations & deposisions of Mary Mcylworrey & Cathe: Conilt that abovesaid Christian Quayle als Kissage was not in amino testands[?]; nor of pfect memorie but the word uttored by her was but sd ---serie, & the pretended will not authentick: And whereas Capt Tho: Ratcliff, & Mrs Jaine Fletcher children to the abovesaid Christian Quayle, have deposed in Court yt they never received six pence, nor the value of six pence in consideratione of a portione xxxx the rest of her children being provided for by protions, Therefore the Court hath decreed xxx Capt. Tho: Ratcliffe, & Mrs. Jaine Fletcher als Ratcliffe administrators according to Law xxxx said pretended will invalid. The Administrators sworne in form of Law. Decretue est et solvit 2s 0d.

Mar: 20th 1675: Mr. Tho: Fletcher Deemster for & in the behalfe of himselfe & his wife Jaine Fletcher als Ratcliffe ernters yr claime against the Execrs or Administrators of Mrs. Christian Quayle als Kissage, for the sume of twelve pounds sterlinge, due to ym by the death of yr sister Marg Ratcliffe & as shall bee made to appeare & craveth tryall. A true Inventorie of the goods of Christian Quaile alias Kissage praised by 4 sworne men Patr Gelling Edmond Lewin, Robt Cottier & William Cannell:
Imprimis: five horses & one maire & 3 cowes praised to 4 pounds : 00 shillings : 00 pence;
It: foure & twentie sheepe 0:8:00;
It: 9 hoggs & foure younge goates 00:17: 4;
It: hogsets & barrils halfe a keene 2 tubs a---let and two pan mugs 00:9:6;
It: halfe of 2 tubs one cunlett 2 mugs & one mug pan 1:00;
It: halfe a great chest 00:12:00;
It: halfe a chest 00:3:00;
It: halfe a barrel & a halfe mugge 00:1:3;
It: five muttons 00:11:8;
It: goates 00:17:00;
It: pewter platers & plate 2:14:6;
It: in brasse 00:5:10;
It: 2 bottels 00:00:6;
It: halfe a postle & mortar & a bell mettle pott 00:2:xx;
It: halfe an iron kettell halfe an iron pott and one paire of pott hookes 00:1:8;
It: halfe of two cubberts 00:02:xx;
It: halfe another cubbert 00:8:10;
It: 5 fetherbeds & 6 bolsters 3 pillows & 3 cusshins 4:17:0x;
It: 7 fledgee 1:1:xx;
It: 4 blankets 00:9:xx;
It: an old coverled & one old canvas 00:1:xx;
It: a table carpet 00:xx:xx;
It: another carpet 00:xx:xx;
It: a coffer 00:xx:xx;
It: 30 stoukes of corne 00:5:xx;
It: halfe of 2 trunkes & a chest 00:6:xx;
It: half of 2 trunkes & a chest 00:6:xx;
It: halfe of 8 earthen dishes 2 potingers and a glasse bottle 00:1:xx;
It: one spit 00:xx:xx. June 18th 1681: The Inventory was delivered in for a true & full one with a xxxxx of adding or substracting, And the Admrs have given in pledges to law William Clucas of KK Marown, & Wm Bridson ther--- execr adminrs & assignes the day & yeare above before me: Tho: Robinson."

 

Archdeacon Will 1675 #93, Braddan, of Margery Radcliffe, dau of Silvester Radcliffe, died 1 August 1665:

"Braddan 1665: Marg Ratcliffe daughter of Mr. Silvester Ratcliffe departed this life about the first of August 1665, whereof the Church having intelligence hath decreed her brother & sister, Mr. Tho: Ratcliffe & Mrs. Jaine Ratcliffe als Fletcher administrators being both at lawful years. Solvo damen vincing sue juri[?]. Decretum et solvit 2s 0d. The Inventory included in the fatherís will sufficient securities. xxxxxx J. Huddleston Registrar Archdeacon."


 

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