Our Families
 Williston One-Name Study

Richard Wollaston

Male 1600 - 1648  (48 years)

Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All

  • Name Richard Wollaston 
    Born 8 Nov 1600  PENN, STAFFORD, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1648 
    Person ID I28  Wollaston
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2016 

    Father Hugh Wollaston, of Trescott Grange,   b. 1553,   d. 1610  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Jane Bach,   b. Oken, Codsall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1606, Penn, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1593 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Hazard 
     1. John Wollaston,   b. 1626
     2. Elisabeth Wollaston
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RICHARD WOLLASTON, Citizen and Fishmonger of London. Will dated 16 May 1648.
      My wife Hannah to be my executrix. • My loving friends and neare alliance' Sir John
      Wollaston Kt., Alderman of London, my wife's father Mr. Peter Hazard, merchant, and Roger
      Hill Esq. of the Temple, Counsellor at Law, to be overseers of my Will. My brother-in-law and
      partner Mr. Richard Husband to give an account of my stock·in-trade. To the two children of
      Mr. Nicholas Lockyer 20 nobles each. To my kinswoman Mary§ Stephens, now living with me
      in my house, .£100 towards her marriage. To my wife's two uumarrled§ sisters, 40 shillings
      each. To my brother-in-law Husbands' two children, £20 each.
      -The residue of my personal estate to be equally divided between my wife and my son John.
      My house and brewhouse at Witham, Essex, to my wife for life, with remainder to my son John.
      To my said son at 21 the lease of my house and shop. wherein I have long dwelt, called the
      Golden Lyon, in Cornbill, London. If I have omitted anything proper to be done the same is to
      be performed by my' wife and her three assistants.
      Will proved in C.P.C. 10 Jan. 1648·{} by Hannah Wollaston the Widow. [4 Fairfax.]
    • https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/97TY-1LZ/p1
      Birth at Family search.org
    • From Doomsday with the Wollastons:
      Richard the second son of Hugh, like so many young men whose place was not on the land served apprenticeships in the various Guilds, so Richard at the age of 17, son of Hugh, gentleman deceased, lately of Trescott Grange, was apprenticed to John Langley, citizen and fishmonger of London, for a term of 8 years obtaining his freedom in 1625, was raised to the Livery in 1631 and came on the Court of Assistant in 16-45-6. Although free of the Fishmongers' Guild he was a linen-draper by trade and owned a shop known as the "Golden Lion" in Cornhill. He married Hannah Hazard daughter of a London merchant and died in 1648, and was buried in South Chapel, Cornhill by Brother "Wolliston." He left a son John in Spain and a daughter Elizabeth.