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Nicholas ALSTON 
Nicholas ALSTON 
- Christened: 20 Dec 1683, East Bergholt, Suffolk. UK
- Marriage: Elizabeth FAIRBROTHER of East Bergholt  on 22 Sep 1711 in Ipswich, SFK
- Buried: 2 Jun 1742, Newton Nr Sudbury SFK
Nicholas of Newton bought various buildings and land (Deed in the possession of the late (1899) Rev E Constable Alston), his Will dated 20 Mar 1741 was proved Arch, Sud. 8 June 1742.
Indenture dated 10 July 1730
Bargain & Sale for one year by Nicholas Alston of Newton Gent. and his wife Elizabeth to Nicholas Wadkinson of Glemsford yeoman and Thomas Warner of Sudbury butcher. of a messuage in Newton near a lane called Rotton Row from Newton to Cornard formerly occupied by Robert Ware but now empty.
In trust for Margaret Cook now wife of Robert Cook of Glemsford yeoman
Bury RO Ref. EXY4/W5/74
Copy on file.
Bury St Edmunds Quarter Sessions.
Dated 21 July 1740
Babergh Chief Constable.
This Court doth elect and appoint Nicholas Alston of Newton Chief Constable of the 100 of Babergh in the room of Mr John Louisgal who at his request is discharged from the said office.
Copy on file 2003.
The Will of Nicholas Alston of Newton in Suffolk Gent.
Dated 20th March 1741
I give to Elizabeth Alston all my living and Dead Stock, Household Goods Bonds ready money and Book Debts during the term of her natural Life and after her Decease to be Equally divided between my son Edward Alston the elder and to my youngest son Thomas Alston and to Richard Steward my Grandson then I give the same unto Edward Alston my eldest son to be Kept in his hands until my Grandson Richard Steward shall live and attain to the age of 21 which is to be paid him by my said eldest son Edward Alston and without any interest for the same. If he shall not attain to the age of 21 to be Equally Divided between my Eldest son Edward Alston and my youngest son Thomas Alston.
If my wife Elizabeth Alston should ever marry to any other man Then I give immediately all my Household Goods and personal Estate Equally between my eldest son Edward and my youngest son Thomas Alston and my grandson Richard Steward.
Item I give to Edward Alston my eldest son my 2 Silver Salts and all my Silver Spoons I give to my grandson Richard Steward my Silver Watch I give my said Watch to my Eldest son Edward Alston until my Grandson attain to the age of 21 If he die then I give my Silver Watch to my eldest son Edward Alston
I give the rest and remainder of all my personal Estate and household goods to Elizabeth my wife
I do make and ordain my wife Elizabeth Alston and Edward Alston my eldest son to be my Executrix and Executor.
Dated this 20th March 1741.
(Signed) NICHOLAS ALSTON.
Witnesses: Ann Cottmon, Mary Marchall, Rose Marven.
Proved 8th June 1742 by the Executrix and Executor.
Alstoniana pg 161
1. Inventory: Nicholas Alston, 1742, of Newton Suffolk.
Nicholas married Elizabeth FAIRBROTHER of East Bergholt  [MRIN: 1278] on 22 Sep 1711 in Ipswich, SFK. (Elizabeth FAIRBROTHER of East Bergholt  was christened in Oct 1682 and died on 2 Jun 1752 in Newton Nr Sudbury SFK.)
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