ALSTON, Sir Edward

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Sir Edward ALSTON


Name Sir Edward ALSTON (ALSTONE)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician. ?Elector BSC Masters 1623. Author. Pres RCP 1655-66)
Period of medical practice 1620-1669
Place of birth England (Edwardstone, Suffolk (son of Edward Alston))
Date of birth c. 1595
Date of death 24 Dec 1669
Address Billingsgate Ward 1640. Great St Helen's 1669
Other notes Ca 1612 BA 1616 MA 1619 lic 1620 MD 1626 incorp Ox 1626. CRCP 10/12/1628. FRCP 4/4/1631. Kn 3 Sep 1660.

Known London address

Billingsgate ward
Ward Billingsgate
Date 1640
Great St Helen's Bishopsgate
Parish St Helen Bishopsgate
Ward Bishopsgate (Within & Without)
Date 1669

College membership

Date of BA 1616
Date of MA 1619
Medical education (university) Cambridge
Medical education (years) 7
Date of license to practise 1620
Date of MD 1626
Degree incorporated into Oxford University Yes
Date became Candidate 10/12/1628
Date became Fellow 04/04/1631
Date of Candidacy 1628-1631
Date of Fellowship 1631-1669
Date elected censor 1642-1642
Date made Elect 1648
Date elected Treasurer 1649-1654
Date elected Consiliarius 1653-1668
Date elected President 1655-1666
Offices held Co 1653,1667,1668
In trouble before membership Yes
Other notes Ca 1612. MD Cantab 1626. Created HonFell CP (when?)
Date of birth c.1595
Date of death 24 Dec 1669

Censorial hearings

5 Jan 1627
Entry BROWNE against Alston.
Action taken ?
Sentence To become College member (?)
2 Nov 1627
Entry Examined for the second time.
Action taken Approved.