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Susanna GOSSE of Waldingfield [2796]


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Thomas ALSTON of Edwardstone [945]

Susanna GOSSE of Waldingfield [2796]

  • Marriage: Thomas ALSTON of Edwardstone [945] on 15 Nov 1579 in Newton Nr Sudbury SFK
  • Buried: 28 Jan 1626, Newton Nr Sudbury SFK

bullet  General Notes:

Susan Alston survived her husband about ten years, being buried at Newton on the 28th January 1625-6. Her Will mentions most of her children and step-children, including her eldest daughter Susan (Mann), who curiously enough is not mentioned in her father's Will.

Named as Susanna Gosse de Waldingfield MS Visitation Suff. 1561, pg 275 Alstoniana.

Susan was mentioned for L5, in her son Isaac's will 20 May 1625, where she is described as Susanna.

24th Janry 1625/6
I give to the children of my eldest dau, Susan Mann L170 to be divided amongst them according to the discretion of my execs and according as my daughter shall report to him concerning their dutiful behaviour towards her
I give to the children of Amy Curd my dau. L45
I give to Dorothy Alston my dau. my great silver bowl and my newest silver bowl, for which she is to pay her sisters Susan Man and Amy Curd 20/- each
Also to Dorothy my best joyned bedstead feather bed, flock do., 2 bolsters, a paire of blankets a dornakle coverlett of blue and white, a green rug, 2 pillows, green curtains and furniture belonging to the bed, the trundle bedstead running
under the said joyned bedstead and bedding belonging thereto 8 pair of sheets 4 pair of pillow beers, bord cloth, a dozen napkins, silver salt a trencher silver salt, all gilt, a dozen new silver spoons without knoppes one wine scott Chest, 6 joyned stools 2 joyned forms two chairs two boxes, 3 Dornikle cushions, one joyned table and another joyned table standing in the house called ROGERS wherein my son Samuel now dwells. I desire that all my brass pewter dripping pans spits and dairy vessels shall be equally divided between Samuel my son and Dorothy my daughter
I also give to Dorothy my dau. L300 - L200 to be for her and heirs - Should she die before the whole of the money is paid by my execs L100 to be divided between Susan Man and Amy Curde her sisters - to the said Amy one of my best brass kettles
I give to the eight children of Will. Alston my son of Water belchamp co. Essex L32
To William my son and Mary his now wife 20/- each.
To Edmond Alston my son and Rachel his wife 20/- each
To the children of said Edmond L28
To my dau. in law wife of Samuel my son 20/
To Edward Alston my son in law and his wife 10/- each
To their seven children L7-10-0.
To Thomas Alston the son of Tho. Alston the younger my late son decd 20/-
To the Children of Tho. Alston the elder my son in lawe decd viz to Tho. his son 10/- to John 20/- to Mary his dau. 20/- to Dorothy his dau. 20/- to Jane 10/- and Ellen 20/-
To Susan Alston my god-daughter dau. of Edward Alston son of Edward Alston of Edwardstone my son in law 20/-
To Mr Wytherall parson of Newton 20/-
To Mr Richard Skinner of Sudbury 20/-
To Tho. Willcoxe my servant 5/-
To John White my servant 5/-
To maidservants 5/-
To the poor of Newton 40/-
The residue of my property I give to my son Samuel to his own use for ever and appoint him sole executor of this my will
Witnesses : Tho: Weatherell, John Smith, Tho: Fryth
Proved the 20th April 1626 by Samuel Alston son of above and executor named in will.
Ref. Hele 55
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Susanna married Thomas ALSTON of Edwardstone [945] [MRIN: 915], son of Edward ALSTON Lord of Sayham [2795] and Elizabeth COLEMAN [2810], on 15 Nov 1579 in Newton Nr Sudbury SFK. (Thomas ALSTON of Edwardstone [945] was born about 1554 and died on 6 Jun 1614.)

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