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William ALSTON 
William ALSTON 
- Christened: 9 May 1671, Gt Yeldham ESS
- Marriage (1): Sarah STEVENS  in 1699 in Gt Burstead ESS
- Buried: 17 May 1731, St Mary Stifford ESS
William Alston: Grace for M.A. 1675 (Lit. Reg.)
Legatee of his grandfather Pasfield's Will 1684
Will of William Alston.
16 May 1731
In the name of God Amen I William Alston of the parish Stifford in the County of Essex Yeoman being of perfect mind and memory tho weak in body do hereby make this my last Will and Testament as follows.
Impris I commend my soul to Almighty God thro Jesus Christ My Lord & My Body to be interred at the discretion of my Executrix
Item I give to my loving brother Philip Alston one shilling
Item to my loving brother John Alston one shilling
All the rest and residue and remainder of My Goods Chattels Ready Money plate & Estate whatsoever Real or Personal after my debts and funeral charges are paid I give and bequeath to my Dear and Loving wife Sarah Alston and her heirs for ever and I do hereby Nominate and Appoint my said Loving Wife Sarah sole Executrix of this My Last Will and Testament hereby revoking All other and former Wills heretofore made by me in Witness whereof I have here unto Sett my hand and seal this Sixteenth day of May 1731
Wilm Asten (Very shaky signature)
Signed Sealed Published and Declared to be the last Will and Testament of the Testator in the presence of us.
John Broad X (his mark)
Probatum er vicesimo quinto die Mensis May Anno Dom Mittimo Septingenmo picesino primo Coramt enti Viro Gulielmo Strahan Legmn Doctore Surroer Junto Sarieo Alston widng relicter dicto Defti er Estricip .........
(apologies for the Latin transcription!)
William married Sarah STEVENS  [MRIN: 6392] in 1699 in Gt Burstead ESS.
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