Isaac ALSTON of Edwardstone 
- Born: Abt 1594, Edwardstone SFK
- Marriage (1): Susannah KNOPP  on 20 Apr 1619 in Newton Nr Sudbury SFK
- Died: 22 Jun 1625 aged about 31
- Buried: 25 Jun 1625, Newton Nr Sudbury SFK
Isaac married on the 20th April 1619 Susanna Knox at Newton, but it is not known if they had any children as none are mentioned in his will dated 21st May 1625. His widow is supposed to have then married one ? Wetherall and was still living 22nd April 1631.
ALSTON V. ALSTON.
Chancery B. and A. James I. A. 6. (38.)
Bill dated 10 May 1624, by Isaack Alston of Edwardstone, co. Suffolk, yeoman V. William Alston of Water Belchamp, co. Essex, yeoman, brother of the said Isaack.
About 3 years since differences arose between the said Isaac and William touching surrender to be made by William to Isaac of the former's lease of the rectories and tithes of Edwardston and Little Waldingfield, formerly demised to William by the said Isaac and Thomas Alston, his father.
The differences were submitted to arbitration, and the suit is brought for remedy against defendant's susequent proceedings therein.
Alstoniana Pg 169
ISAAC ALLSTON, of Edwardston.
Inquisition Post Mortem taken at Eye,
7 November I Charles i. (1625) (calendared as 7 Charles i.)
Ser ii Vol 46(7?)3 No 46 1625 co. Suffolk
The said Isaac was seised of a capital messuage called Motts and about 3 acres thereto belonging, in Newton, co. Suffolk, which by his will, dated 21 May I Charles i. (1625) he bequeathed to his wife Susan for life, with remainder to his brother Samuel in tail. Isaac also held a messuage lately rebuilt and 4 acres of pasture in Little Waldingfield and the Rectory and advowson of Waldingfield.
He died 22 June last past.
William Alstone (relationship not given) his heir, is 40 and more.
The premises in Newton are held of Maurice Barrowe, Esq., of his manor of Newton ; those in Waldingfield, of the heirs of Sir Isaac Appleton, of their manor of Branston Hall; and the rectory aforesaid of the King.
(Willam Alstone his heir was his elder brother)
Alstoniana pg 260
WILL OF ISAAC ALSTON OF EDWARDSTONE (Abstract)
Will dated 20 May 1625
To Susanna Alston wydow my mother yerelie pension of ffortye pounds out of the priorie of Edwardstone Yearlie according to the Will of Thomas Alston late of of Newton, yeoman, my father deceased, which pension of ffortye pounds was formerlie given by the said Thomas Alston my father.
My executors shall paie out of the said priorye unto my Lord Bishope of Eley the yerelie rent of Twentie pounds (at the two half years)
My father Thos Alston of Newton yeoman deceased gave yearlie to Joyce Pamplyn the wife of Thomas Pamplyn of Much Bradfield in the County of Essex a yearlie pension of Tenne Pounds (at the usual half-year) I do also will that the said yearly pension of Ten Pounds shall be paid in every year.
I give to Susanna my wellbeloved wyfe a yerelie pension of three skore pounds oute of my houses and lands and tithes in little Wallingfield and Great Waldingfield some of them are now in the occupation of myselfe and the rest in the occupation of Richard Gallen.
If it shall happen that my said mother Susan shall depart this life before my lease which I have of the Priorie of Edwardstone shall be expired I give and bequeath it unto Edmond Alston of Newton yeoman my brother during the time of my lease and noe longer.
I give unto William Alston the Eldest son of my brother Wm. Alston beinge my God childe the some of Tenne Pounds when he come to the full age of one and twenty years.
I give to each of the other children of my said brother Wm the sum of ffortye shillings (when they come to 21) and yf they or any of them dye - then the equal share to the others.
I give to Rachell Alston the wife of Edmond Alston of Newton 40s.
To every of the children of Edmond Alston 40s.
I give to Thomas Man the son of my brother in law Joseph Man L20
To Thomas Man and William Man my kinsmen the sonnes of my said brother in law Joseph Man and to my kinswomen Marie Man the daughter of my brother in law Joseph Man L20 each.
I give to my well beloved sister Amye Curd the wife of John Curd of Sudburie the some of L40 to be paid within three years after my decease.
To the three children of my brother in law John Curd and to that childe which my said sister Amye his wife is with child with all the some of L10 a piece when the attain the age of 21.
I give to my sister Dorothie Alston L40 to be paid to her within 2 years after the daie of her marriage.
I give to Susanna Alston wydow my mother the sum of L5 - within 2 years.
I give to Marion Knox of Newton aforesaid wydow my mother in law L5.
I give to my kinsman Thos. Alston the sonne of my brother Thomas Alston who died at Assington L5, when 21.
I give to my brother Edward Alston and my sister Margaret Alston his wife to each of them 20s.
I give to my kinsman Thos. Alston, Arthur Alston and Abraham Alston and Pennynge Alston the sonnes of my said brother Edward Alston 20s each when 21.
I give to my kynsman Joseph Alston the sonne of my brother Edward Alston L5. upon his coming of full age of one and twenty years
I give to my kynswoman Margaret Alston and Elizabeth Alston daughters of my said brother Edward Alston 20s a peece.
I give to my kinsman John Alston the sonne of my brother Thomas Alston who died at Edwardstone 40s.
I give unto everie of the daughters of my said last rehearsed brother Thomas Alston 20s a piece - when 21.
I give to Susanna my well beloved wyfe my capital messuage in Newton aforesaid called Nolles with all howses barnes and stables and one orchard and one croft of ground for her naturall lyfe and after her decease unto my brother Samuel Alston and his heirs forever.
I give unto my said brother Samuell Alston all my houses landes tenements and hereditaments and tithes in Little Waldingfield and Great Waldingfielde, some of myne owne occupation and some in the occupation of Richard Gallen. And all suche tithes in Little Waldingfield as Samuel Appleton gent houldeth.
I give unto Susanna my well beloved wife all my household stuffe all my cheese and butter one combe of wheat and two cows.
I do earnestlie request my brother Samuel if my wife dye within 3 years that my said brother Samuel shall pay L200 (twoe hundred ) unto such parties as my said wife in her last Will and Testament shall bequeath the same unto.
If it shall happen my wife marry again then I will my brother Samuel Alstone shall enjoy the said house immediately after her saide marriage.
I give to the poore of Edwardestone 20s.
I give to the poore of Little Waldingfield 20s.
I give to the poore of Newton 10s.
To my servant Richard Lynes 5s.
To my servant Robert Warren 5s.
To my servant Edward Upcheare 2s.6d.
To Richard Gallon 2s.6d.
To Elizabeth Packhearns 2s.6d.
To Thomas Dearsley now minister of Edwardstone ? (no amount stated)
To my wife my black Geldinge or if she sells him, then to my brother Samuel for 40/-
To my brother in law John King 20s, to my sister Tanner 20s, to buy rings.
To my brother and sister Gardiner 20s each.
To my sister Kingsburie and her childe my Goddaughter each of them 20s.
I make Samuel Alston my sole Executor.
I give to Samuel Alston my brother the lease of the Priorie of Edwardestone.
Proved 7th October 1625.
Witnessess: Joseph Hues, Robert Warren, Thomas Dearsley, Isaac Alston.
Ref: Alstoniana Pg 156
Isaac married Susannah KNOPP  [MRIN: 1188], daughter of Unknown and Marion , on 20 Apr 1619 in Newton Nr Sudbury SFK.