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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]
(1576-1656)
Anne CROCHERODE [3117]
(1574/1755-1657)

Henry ALSTON of Stistead [3139]
(1616-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth GREEN [3140]

2. Susanna DAY of Raydon [4560]

Henry ALSTON of Stistead [3139]

  • Born: Stisted ESS
  • Christened: 3 Jun 1616, Sible Hedingham ESS
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth GREEN [3140] about 1643
  • Marriage (2): Susanna DAY of Raydon [4560] on 27 Oct 1674 in Boxford SFK
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bullet  General Notes:


Henry was living 20 April 1678 being mentioned in his brother L'Estranges will. Henry was a Churchwarden at Stisted Church 1648, (1669, 1670, 1677) these later dates may have been a son. His wife and family details are presumed from entries in the registers of Stisted Church.

Essex Hearth Tax, Hinckford Hundred 1671.
Stisted Henry Alliston 7 hearths.

A second Henry is mentioned in the Heralds Visitation to Essex 1634
Ref pg 273.

Essex Record Office Q/SR 360/18
COURT IN SESSION: SESSIONS ROLL EASTER 1654
Dates of Creation 28 March 1654
Scope and Content Indictment of Henry Alston senior of Stisted gentleman assaulted Robert Wood, one of the constables of the parish, in the execution of his office. pleads not guilty.


Essex Record Office Q/SO 1/220
ORDER BOOK EPIPHANY 1652 - MICHAELMAS 1661
Date: 1654
Scope and Content Stistead: Alston Whereas Henry Alston of Stistead in this County, gent[leman], and John Brockwell of same place, yeoman, being overseo[r]s for the poore of the said p[ar]ish for the yeare ending att Easter last, the parishone[r]s of the said parish in Easter weeke aforesaid did nominate Robert Aylette, John Baysey and Isaack Medcalfe to bee overseors for the poore of the said parish for this p[re]sent yeare, who wer confirmed by two of the Justices of the peace of this County according to Law, as was proved openly in Court, But the said warrant of Confirmac[i]on comeing to the handes of the said Henry Alston and by him deteyned from the p[re]sent overseors, hee the said Henry Alston afterward procured himself to bee continued in this office w[i]thout the knowledge or consent of the said parishon[er]s And whereas John Alston gent[leman], father of the said Henry, being convicted for swearing severall oathes, Dionisius Wakering Esq[uire], one of the Justices of the peace of this County, before whom the said Convicc[i]on was, directed his warrant to the Constables, Churchwardens and overseors of the poore of the said parish for the levying the Twenty Shillings of the goods of the said John Alston for his said offence, which said warrant the said Rob[er]t Aylett and Isaac Medcalfe as overseors for the poore of the said parish, w[i]th the Constables and Churchwardens thereof did endeavour to execute, but did forbeare to doe anything therein in regard the said John Alston p[re]tended the said Twenty shillings was formerly paid to Henry Alston his sonn, [f.78v.] which said matter hereby adjudge and declare that the said Robert Aylett, John Baysey and Isaack Medcalfe were legally nominated and confirmed overseo[r]s for the poore fo the said parish att the time of the Convic[i]on of the said John Alston as aforesaid, [and] att the time endevouringe to take the side distresse were and still are overseors for the poore of the said parish.

Essex Record Office Q/SO 1/13
ORDER BOOK EPIPHANY 1652 - MICHAELMAS 1661
Date: 1652
Scope and Content: Alston
Whereas upon the Petic[i]on of John Alston of Stysed and Henry Alson of the Same, gent[lemen], p[re]sented unto this Courte at Easter Sessions last, settinge forth that they were much oppressed by beinge overated to the Poore, Constables rates and other rates in the saide, Parrish, It was ordered that [th]e matter of Complainte should bee referred to the two next Justices who were desired to call before them all p[ar]ties concerned, and to examine the equallity of the Rates, and order therin as they should see cause, Now this Courte beinge this Day informed by the saide John Alston and Henry Alston that nothinge hath beene done for rectifyeinge the inequallity of the saide rates, and complayninge that new rates have beene since made for other sum[me]s wherein they are overated as before, & desiring [th]e further order of this Courte for their releife herein, This Courte doth order that the matter of compl[ain]te be referred to S[ir] Tho[mas] Honywood k[nigh]t, Dionis Wakeringe W[illia]m Harlackenden & Dudly Templar Esq[uire]s or any 3 of them, who are disired to call before them all p[ar]ties concerned, and to examine the equallity of the saide Rates, and order therin as they should see cause, Now this Courte beings this Day informed by the said John Alston and Henry Alston that notinge hath beene done for rectifyinge the inequallity of the saide rates, and complaynings that new rates have beene since made for other sum[me]s wherein they are coverated as before, & desiring the[e] further order of this Courte for their releife herein, This court doth order that the matter of Compl[ain] tte be reffered to S[ir] Tho[mas] Hoywood k[nigh]t, Dionis Wakeringe, W[illia]m Harlackenden & Dudly Templar Esq[uire]s or any 3 of them, who are disired to call before them all p[arties therein concerned & to examine the equallity of th[e] s[ai]d rates [f.4r.] and to make such Order therein as they shall see cause for puttinge an end to the said diffeence, the saide John Alstone and Henry Alston promising in open Courte to play to all rates such p[ro]porc[i]on as the said Justice shall soe Order them to pay

Essex Record Office Q/SR 341/18
COURT IN SESSION: SESSIONS ROLL MIDSUMMER 1649
Dates of Creation 26 April 1649
Scope and Content Indictment of Roger Breadday of Stisted Cordwainer at Halstead, assaulted Henry Alston gentleman Witnesses: Alston, Robert Sidey. Confessed, fined 2s.6d.

Essex Record Office Q/SR 306/19
SESSIONS ROLLS MIDSUMMER 1639
Dates of Creation 31 July 1639
Scope and Content Indictment of John Wyndle of Bocking yeoman at Stisted, stole and drove away 26 sheep worth 28 of Henry Alston.

Essex Record Office Q/SBa 2/78
36 SESSIONS BUNDLES: EARLY SERIES
Dates of Creation Epiphany 1652
Title [Informations, examinations, petitions and certificates]
Scope and Content Informations, include . . . . . at the instigation of Henry Alston and his father the parishioners of Stisted refused to pay their rates on the grounds that the constables had no authority to collect them, Alston did not contribute to rate for 'drummes and cullours'; . . . . .

Essex Record Office Q/SR 363/7
COURT IN SESSION: SESSIONS ROLL EPIPHANY 1655
Scope and Content JURY LIST to enquire upon their oaths whether Henry Alston of Stisted son., gent., be guilty of a certain trespass and assault on Robert Woodhen, one of the contables of Stisted, as he Standeth indicted of.

Essex Record Office Q/SR 360/30
COURT IN SESSION: SESSIONS ROLL EASTER 1654
Dates of Creation 16 March 1654
Scope and Content INQUISITIONS taken at Great Coggeshall, 15 March, before Sir Thomas Honywood knight and Dionysius Wakeringe, on the oaths of 14 jurors (named), who say that Richard Kay of Colne Engaine husbandman, having seisin and possession delivered to him by the sheriff of a messuage called colne engaine Hall, was in peaceable possession until Edward Mullins yeoman and George Hudson husbandman, both of colne Engaine, and many others unknown to the jurors, 6 March, between the hours of 5 and 6 in the afternoon, forcibly disseised him.
Witnesses: Thomas Spurgeon, Thomas Hatch, John dines, Richard Ray, Henry Alston

bullet  Research Notes:


See attached sources.


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Henry married Elizabeth GREEN [3140] [MRIN: 1061], daughter of John GREEN [4791] and Unknown, about 1643.


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Henry next married Susanna DAY of Raydon [4560] [MRIN: 1565] on 27 Oct 1674 in Boxford SFK.


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