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William ALSTON Siam Hall And Sible Hedingham ESS [2813]
(Abt 1537-1618)
Margery HOLMSTEAD [2815]
(-Abt 1607)
Thomas CROCHERODE of Toppesfield ESS [3118]
(Abt 1536-1619)
Anne MORDAUNT [3119]
(Abt 1540-)
John ALSTON of Stisted & Belchamp Otten [3116]
Anne CROCHERODE [3117]

L'Estrange ALSTON [3123]
(Aft 1598-Abt 1681)


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1. Anne LEWIS [3124]

L'Estrange ALSTON [3123]

  • Born: Aft 1598
  • Christened: 23 Apr 1601, St Ethelbert and All Saints Belchamp Otten ESS
  • Marriage (1): Anne LEWIS [3124] on 13 Jan 1652/53 in Castle Camps CAM
  • Died: Abt 1681

bullet  General Notes:

L'Estrange was aged under 18 as a legatee under his grandfathers will dated 31 May 1616

Belchamp Otten St Ethelbert & All Saints Baptism Date 23 Apr 1601 Forename Leastrange Sex M Father Forename John Father Surname ALLSTON
Notes Seax D-P 214-1-1 File Number 20898
Ref: Free Reg (M Terbrack 2013)

L'Estrange of Stisted, left his property to his cousins, sons of John Alston of Gosford. Anna his relict was alive in 1689 when L' Estrange Jnr died. Died d.s.p.

Visitation of Essex 1634 puts his age at 34 years.

Essex Hearth Tax, Hinckford Hundred 1671.
Stisted Mr Le Strange Alliston gent 8 hearths.

Repository: Essex Record Office
Level: File MICHAELMAS 1616
Reference Code: Q/SR 215/49
Dates of Creation: 30 Aug.1616
Scope and Content: INQUISITION before John Deane, John Tyndallm Tho.Gardner kts. and Henry Gentleman esqus., justices on the oaths of John Hale, Anthony Bentall, John Fokes, John Trowles, Rob.Seawell, Edmd.Seawell, Rob.Edwards, Anthony Barker, Rob.Smyth, John Kettle, Wm.Parmiter, Thomas Browne, John Greene, John Harvey and Henry Cooke, who say that John ALLESTON of Sible Hedingham yeoman, John Fryer of Belchamp St.Paul gent., Rob.Smyth, Reginald Northie husbandmmen, Leetrange ALLESTON yeoman, all of Sible Hedingham, and Wm.Fytche of Toppesfield shoe-maker, with seven other unknown malefectors, 5 Aug., at Sible hedingham, riotously assembled armed with staves and Pitchforks, and broke into a close of Tho.Bigge there, assaulted William Harker, carried away two "cockes of Pease"worth 10a. in their custody belonging to Henry Earl of Oxford, Great Chamberlain of England. Transmitted to the King's bench to be returned with delay Trinity term, 15 James
Date From: 1616.

Repository: Essex Record Office
Level: File MICHAELMAS 1616
Reference Code: Q/SR 215/123
Dates of Creation: 1 Sept.1616
Scope and Content: WARRANT from Sir John Deane and Sir John Tyndall Kts. at Great maplesteadm, to the Sheriff, recites that whereas at a Special Sessions of the Peace held before them and Sir Tho.Gardener knight and Henry Gentleman esq. at halstead on 30 Aug., concerning divers riots conceived to have been committed in the parish of Sible Hedingham. It was found and presented on the oaths of twelve and more good and lawful men that John ALLSTON of Sible Hedingham yeoman, John Fryer of Belchamp St.Paul gent., Robert Smyth, Reynold Horthie, husbandman, Leastrange ALLSTON yeoman, all of Sible Hedingham, and William Fytche of Topperfield shoemaker, had on 5 August committed an unlawful riot; for their appearance at Chelmsford on 4 October at 9 o'clock in the forenoon to answer the premises and stand to such order as the justices shall appoint.
Signatures and seals of: Sir John Deane, Sir john Tyndall Added in a different band: The above named Wm.Fythe being solemnly exacted now appeared adn was committed to Gaol until he make bail to appear at the next sessions and in the meantime to be of good behaviour.
Date From: 1616

Essex Record Office Q/SR 215/87 Q/SR 219/44,54,91
1616 Aug 5: John Allston, Lestrange Alston, both yeomen of Sible Hedingham, and others, did at Sible Hedingham, riotously assembled with staves and pitchforks, and broke into a close owned by Thomas Biggs, assaulted William Harker and Walter Priestwood, and stole "2 cockes of pease" worth 10/-

1616 Aug 10:Walter Priestwood, tailor of Castle Hedingham, to keep the peace towards John Alston.

1616 Sept: It was found at the Sessions that on the 5th Aug the above had committed an unlawful act.

1617 Aug 10: John Taule to keep the peace towards John Allston yeoman of Sible Hedingham. Also the said John Allston to keep the peace towards Walter Priestwood.

1617 Sept 1: William Priestwood of Castle Hedingham struck Lestrange Alston on the arm at Castle Hedingham. Also John Taule, weaver of Sible Hedingham, struck Lestrange Alston and 2 or 3 days later also struck his brother Matthew Allston.

Essex Record Office Q/SR 219/112
Dates of Creation 10Aug.1617.
Scope and Content: Recognizances of Rob.Smyth, John Alston and "Sranges" Alston, all of Sible Redingham; Smyth to keep the peace towards Walter Pristwood, William Browne and John Tall.(As in 54,91).

Essex Record Office Q/SR 219/113
Dates of Creation 10 Aug.1617.
Scope and Content Recognizances of rob. Smyth, John Alston and "Strangue" Alston; John to keep the peace towards Pristwood, Browne and Tell (as in 112).

Essex Record Office
Reference Code Q/SR 408/20
Dates of Creation 24 April 1666.
Scope and Content Presentments by Grand Jury. Lestrange Alston of Stisted (gent.), for obstructing a watercourse in a common footpath running from "Rayne hatch" in Stisted to "Wolney greene" and so to a common meadow called "West meadowe" in the same Parish. The parish of Sandon, for a gateway in a highway (near to written above leading to struck through) "Giboracke" which is "unpassable" Signatures of the jurors.

Dated 20 April, 1678
I give to Anne my wife for her life, my manor house, called Kentish with the lands Tenements Woods Commons &c. belonging thereto, situate in Stisted and Bocking, co. Essex, with remainder to my Cousin John Alston, eldest son of my Nephew John Alston of Gosfield co. Essex, failing his issue to L'estrange Alston another of the sons of my said nephew John Alston
I give to my wife also until my said Cousin John Alston attains the age of 21, my messuage and lands in Wetherfield, Essex, with remainder to the said L'estrange Alston
To Elizabeth Alston one of the daughters of my Nephew John Alston the elder the sum of L100 on her reaching the age of 21 to be paid to her either by the said John or L'estrange Alston
I give to my wife until L'estrange Alston is 21 all my messuage lands &c, situate in Boxford and Hadley, co. Suff. and in Toppesfield, co. Essex, or elsewhere unbequeathed, with remainder to said John Alston; provided they pay to my sister
Elizabeth the wife of Edmond Drewry gent. dec'd an annuity of L12, according to the terms of the will of my late father
John Alston-also that they pay to Anne Alston another of the daughters of my nephew John Alston the elder, L100 on her coming of age.
I give to William and Henry Alston, my brothers, 10/- each
I appoint my wife Anne sole executrix and give her all my goods, chattels and personal estate
Witnesses: Tho. Ferrand, John Pennock, Eliz. Cornell, George Lawsell.
Proved 6 May 1681 by Anne Alston relict and executrix named in will.
North 66.
Page 119 Alstoniana


L'Estrange married Anne LEWIS [3124] [MRIN: 1056] on 13 Jan 1652/53 in Castle Camps CAM. (Anne LEWIS [3124] died about 1697.)

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