The Kings Candlesticks - Family Trees
Rev Edward ALSTON B.D. [3482]
Frances TABOR [3685]
(1646-Bef 1719)
Rev William ALSTON M.A. [3688]
Annie ELLIS of Colchester. [3689]
Rev Samuel ALSTON [3690]


Family Links

1. Mary COLLYER [3691]

Rev Samuel ALSTON [3690]

  • Born: 9 Jan 1716/17, Newton SFK
  • Christened: 29 Jan 1716/17
  • Marriage (1): Mary COLLYER [3691]
  • Died: 1758 aged 41

bullet  General Notes:

Samuel had a private baptism, he was Rector of Gunthorpe and Bale, vicar of Burnham Overy co Norfolk. Preb. St Botolph Lincoln 1749-1758

Samuel Alston - Admitted scholar at Trinity Hall Camb. 7 Nov 1735; atric 1735; L.L.B. 1743; L.L.D. 1748; Ord deacon Norwich Mar 1738-9; priest Feb 1740-1; Rector of Waterden, Norfolk 1740-50; perhaps vicar of Burnham Overy, 1743; Rector of Gunthorpe and Bale.

St Mary Gunthorpe.
Incumbant: 1750, Samuel Alston, by William Alston, clerk.

Alston Samuel Qualification LLB University College Age25
Curate to William Alston, Vicar at Little Waldingfield, Suff.
Ordination Date 22/2/1741
Place Holbourn Church Ely Chapel Clerical Status priest
Letters Dimissory No
Source NRO, DN/ORR/2/1 (Ordination Register) ntbl
Bishop Gooch, Thomas Norwich 1738-1748

Hillington. Daniel Collier Esq. purchased and lived in a little manor of Netherhall Norfolk and gave it to Dr. William (correctly Samuel) Alston rector of Gunthorpe, who married his niece, and Mr. Spurgion of Annell recovered it by suit in Chancery about 1762.
Bloomfield Vol. 8 Pg. 463
Samuel Alston Vicar of Holkham 1750
Alstoniana Pg 353 & 364

Cleric Detail
Surname Alston
Forename Samuel
Date 3/4/1749
TitleOffice/Status Prebendary
Qualification DCL
Location Lincoln Cathedral/Prebend of St Butolph
Ordinary / Jurisdiction Thomas, John/Lincoln 1744-1761
Patron Type Episcopal
Patron Role own right Lincoln Bishop
Gender Male
Adm. scholar at TRINITY HALL, Nov. 7, 1735. Of Newton, Suffolk. ' Matric. 1735; LL.B. 1743; LL.D. 1748. Ord. deacon (Norwich) Mar. 1738-9; priest, Feb. 1740-1 R. of Waterden, Norfolk, 1740-50. Perhaps V. of Burnham Overy, 1743. R. of Gunthorp, 1750.
1749 Appt(Collation) Alston, Samuel Lincoln Cathedral / Prebend of St Butolph Prebendary
1758 Vac(Death) Alston, Lincoln Cathedral / Prebend of St Botolphs

Samuel Alston Dates: 1726-1750 Gender: Male
Societies/Clubs: Trinity Hall, Cambridge
Source Date: 1739 Source Info:
Subscribed to Sermons upon several subjects, preached in the Cathedral Church of St. Peter, in Exeter . . . . . To which is prefixed an account of the author (Vol. 1), 1739, WARREN, John. London
Subject: religion
Ancestry Directories

Samuel Alston. On the 5th April, 1758, Administration of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of Samuel Alston Doctor of laws late of Gunthorpe co. Norfolk widower deceased was granted to Joseph Alston the uncle and curator lawfully assigned to Samuel Alston an infant the natural and lawful son and only child of the said deceased for the use and benefit of the said infant until he shall reach the age of 21 years having been first sworn duly to administer.

bullet  Research Notes:

See attached sources.


Samuel married Mary COLLYER [3691] [MRIN: 1275], daughter of James COLLYER [9505] and Mary AMBROSE [9672]. (Mary COLLYER [3691] was buried on 13 Sep 1743 in St Nicholas Alons LND.)

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