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|John ALSTON of Tiverton 
John ALSTON of Tiverton 
- Marriage (1): Eleanor 
THE WILL of JOHN ALSTON of TIVERTON
John Alston of Tiverton in the County of Devon Clothier bequeaths two dwelling houses in Birchin Lane in Tiverton with land and garden adjoining (now in the occupation of William Chambers and Elnor his wife and Humphrey Snow) to six poor shearemen of the town of Tiverton.
L500 to the poor of parish of Tiverton, to be put out to interest during the
lives of said William and Elnor Chambers, on their death an estate to be bought with said money, which estate to be for the use of the poor in Tiverton, the rent to be used for maintaining the said two houses
To Brother-in-law Thomas Alstone one shilling and remittance of two years rent due at Christmas.
To nephew John Alstone one shilling
To nephew Thomas Alstone one shilling
To nephew Joseph Alstone one shilling
To nephew Abraham Alstone one shilling
To niece Elnor Alstone one shilling
To niece Joane Gray daughter of Richard Chamberlaine one shilling
To Nephew Thomas Chamberlaine one shilling
To niece Elnor Chamberlaine one shilling
To niece Elizabeth Chamberlaine one shilling
To niece Elnor Hursey the daughter of Thomas Alstone one shilling.
To nephew John Alstone son of Thomas Alstone the elder one shilling
To John Palfrey all the shop stuff. Shears and Shearboard and handles-a one spill press and papers, a single rack belonging to the fulling trade.
The remainder of the Goods and Chattels to Elnor his wife, who is appointed sole executrix
Proved 7 May 1696 by Eleanor Alston wife
Page 127 Alstoniana. Cresswell notes: Another of the West County Alstons.
Copy of Will on this file
John married Eleanor  [MRIN: 2322].
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