Joseph ALSTON of Siam Hall 
- Marriage (1): Elizabeth BRAND  before 17 Mar 1637/38
- Marriage (2): Frances CLOPTON  on 27 Jun 1654 in Letheringham
- Died: Bef 1692
Joseph, the eldest son of William and Anne Alston, was of Sayham Hall and Kersey Suffolk, he was living in 1664 at Hindolveston co Norfolk. He died before 27 July 1692, predeceasing his wife.
First Name: Joseph
Last Name: Alston
Admission Date: 19/05/1626
Name: William Alston
Father/Son Relationship: son
Address: Newton Suffolk
Inner Temple Admissions (2009)
( Placement unproven)
Joseph was aged under 18 as a legatee under his grandfathers will
Joseph Alston of Norfolk Admon October 1688 is mentioned thus in the index Cresswell was unable to locate more.
Bury Ref 458/2/77 Indenture dated 30 Oct 1648 Joseph & Elizabeth Alston sell part of Siam Hall to Thomas Gunton of Sudbury for L2820, a further sale of the messuage of Siam Hall by Ann widow of William Alston and son Joseph and his late wife Eliz to Thomas Gunton 15 Aug 1654.
Bury Ref HD 1747/3/13 - Transcript of agreement (of 1656) re three messuages gardens orchards woods and land in Great and Little Waldingfield, Groton, Acton and Edwardstone of about 160 acres between Joseph Alston, William Clopton, and Henry Dawson of the Manor of Sandesfords for payment of rents on the above lands.
ALSTON v. ALSTON.
Answer (date illegible) of Jacob (? Joseph) Alston, gent. to the bill of Complaint of Jacob Alston and Jonas ?Alston,
Defendant acknowledges that his grandfather William Alston left legacies to the children of his son William, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The said William, defendant's father, settled lands upon defendant, his eldest son, and in consideration of a marriage to be had between defendant and Elizabeth Brand [? daughter] of Benjamin Brand of Edwardstone, co. Suffolk, Esq., a settlement was made about 30 August 8. . . . . , of lands in Edwardstone, Boxford and Newton.
Defendant gave bonds in various sums at different times as security for his father, who also made over to him divers lands for certain sums of money, but never in trust, as alleged in the bill.
Collins. 41. (In rather bad state.)
Alstoniana Pg 178
Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch:
Title deeds and associated papers relating to properties in Acton, Boxford, Brent Eleigh, Chilton, Great and Little Cornard, Edwardstone, Groton, Hadleigh, Lindsey, Milden, Polstead, Sudbury, Thorpe Morieux, Great and Little Waldingfield
Catalogue Ref. HD 1747
Canham family of Suffolk
Dawson family of Suffolk
Pochin family of Suffolk
Preston family of Suffolk
Dawson family - ref. HD 1747/3
FILE - Three messuages and land in Great and Little Waldingfield, Groton, Acton and Edwardstone. Transcript of agreement (of 1656) between Joseph Alston, William Clopton and Henry Dawson - ref. HD 1747/3/13 - date: 1809
Joseph married Elizabeth BRAND  [MRIN: 934], daughter of Benjamin BRAND OF EDWARDSTON HALL.  and Unknown, before 17 Mar 1637/38.
Joseph next married Frances CLOPTON  [MRIN: 936], daughter of William CLOPTON OF GASELYNS HALL GROTON.  and Alice DOYLEY , on 27 Jun 1654 in Letheringham.