The Kings Candlesticks - Family Trees
John GOFFE of Daventry [4743]
Sarah GOFFE [3161]
(Abt 1700-1740)


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1. Rev Vere John ALSTON [3043]

Sarah GOFFE [3161]

  • Born: Abt 1700
  • Marriage (1): Rev Vere John ALSTON [3043] on 26 Jul 1731 in Daventry, Northamptonshire
  • Died: 2 Feb 1739/40 aged about 40
  • Buried: 8 Feb 1739/40, Odell BDF

bullet  General Notes:

Daventry 1731
Northampton Registers - Ancestry 2017.
July 26 Vere John Alston & Sarah Goffe both of Pavenham in Bedfordshire by licence.

Sarah Goffe and Vere were married by licence. She and Vere were from Pavenham
Ref: Longdens Northants - Rutland Clergy

ALSTON Vere John of Pavenham, Bed. Gent
GOFE Sarah
Bd. V.J.A and John Gofe of Pavenham, Yeoman.
M. Dadford (Daventry)
M.L. Pet. 26 July 1731 (Pet.=Peterborough)

Noverent Universi per Proesentes. Nos. John Gofe de Pavenham in County of Bedford Yeoman et Vere John Alston do Pavenham aforesaid Gent. is bound and firmly . . . . . 100 pounds of legal money of Great Britian 26 July 1731
Signed sealed and deliberated in Presence - Vere John Alston and John Gofe.
Elizabeth Taylor
Carol Powell
The conditions of this obligation are such that if there shall not hereafter
appear any lawful lett or impediament be reason of any pre-contract,
consanguinty affinity or any other just cause whatsoever; but that the
above bondsman Vere John Alston and Sarah Gofe may lawfully marry together; and that there is not any suit depending before any Judge Ecclesiastical or Civil for or concerning any such Pre Contract And that the Consent of the Parents or others the Governors of the said Parties etc. etc.
Ref: Susan Perrett 2009.

Sarah had no issue, she is buried under a ledger stone on the right under the choir in Odell church inscribed "Sarah Alston ye wife of Vere John Alston clerk died Feb 2nd 1739 aged 40
Ref.Harvey - Hundred of Willey co Bedfordshire. Bedford R.O.


Sarah married Rev Vere John ALSTON [3043] [MRIN: 1064], son of Sir Rowland ALSTON 2nd Bart [3025] and Hon Temperance CREWE [3035], on 26 Jul 1731 in Daventry, Northamptonshire. (Rev Vere John ALSTON [3043] was christened on 13 Dec 1685 in Odell BDF, died on 20 Jun 1762 and was buried on 23 Jun 1762 in Odell BDF.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Marriage by Lic.
Ref: Research S Perrett 2009

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