3. ALSTON Timeline 14th C  (Time Line 13th C 2, Family Background 1).
In the time of Edward III.(1312-1377) HUGH ALSTON bore the arms Azure, ten estoiles or., four, three, two, one.
This was long before coat armour was granted by patent ?.
An Alston/Alliston village was incorporated into Trimley St Martins in 1362.
Alston Hall still exists and can be seen on Google Maps. In the domesday as Alteinestuna, the name Alston/Alliston must have been attributed at a later date.
Ref: Mark Alliston
ESSEX PORTION OF GORHAMBURY ESTATE ARCHIVES, LUCKYN FAMILY OF MESSING
Manor of The Rectory, Messsyng
Dates of Creation 22 July 1370
Grant [and copy] by Thomas Baynard of Messyng to John Alston, of Legattes in Messyng.
Ref: Essex Record Office D/DH/VF26
23 July 1370 - grant of land to John Alston of Legattes, Messyng, by Thomas Baynard of Messyng.
Ref ESS PRO D/DH/VF26 & 26A
1381 Poll Tax Brockley Suffolk Thomas Alston & wife Catherine. Thos Alston. (Brockley Essex is 24 miles from Stisted Essex and 9 miles from Sudbury Suffolk)
1381 Poll Tax Hadleigh Essex Johanna Alston. (Hadleigh is 12 miles from Sudbury.)
Suffolk Poll Tax Lists 1381
Thomas Alston ij - shillings vj - pence
Catherina his wife.
Thome Alston iiij - pence
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The child from this marriage was:
+ 4 M i. ALSTON Time Line 15thC  .
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