Authorised form of nameWollaston; Francis (1694 - 1774)
Dates1694 - 1774
Place of birthLondon
Date of birth06 June 1694
Place of deathCharterhouse Square, London
Date of death27 December 1774
Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge; LLB (1717)
?FSA (1749)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election27/06/1723
ProposerRichard Lucas
Martin Folkes
RelationshipsSon of William Wollaston, gent, and his wife, Catherine Charlton; married Mary, daughter of Dr John Francis Fauquier; father of Francis Wollaston (FRS 1769), Charlton Wollaston (FRS 1756) and George Wollaston (FRS 1763); father-in-law of William Heberden (FRS 1749); grandfather of Francis John Hyde Wollaston (FRS 1786) and William Hyde Wollaston (FRS 1793) and William Heberden (FRS 1791); great grandfather of Alexander Luard Wollaston (FRS 1829)
Bulloch's Roll; Venn; Romulus 2
Gentleman's Magazine 1774, p599 (obituary)
Royal Society codeNA3069
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/4/22Note from Francis Wollaston, on reform of the system to elect Foreign Members of the Society1777
L&P/1/347Letter, 'Of a calculus' from William Watson to Francis Wollaston1745
L&P/5/143Plates, various figures and drawings by John Swinton and Francis Wollaston1769
L&P/5/262Paper, 'Of the going of an astronomical clock' by Francis Wollaston2 November 1771
L&P/1/348Letter, 'Of a large snake with a porcupine in its belly' from unknown author to Francis Wollaston23 January 1744
CLP/14ii/44Paper, regarding the case of a person bitten by a rabid dog by David Hartley and F Sandys[1734]
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