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Francis Wollaston

Male 1668 - 1684  (16 years)


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  • Name Francis Wollaston 
    Born 2 Jul 1668  Shenton Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Nov 1684 
    Buried Waltham Abbey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5  Wollaston
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2016 

    Father William Wollaston of Shenton,   b. 1623,   d. 19 Aug 1688, Shenton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Cave 
    Married 1668 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • FRANCIS WOLLASTON, son and heir apparent, was bom at midnight on
      Thursday, 2d July 1668, and was baptized at Shenton on 23d July. He
      had just entered at the Middle Temple when he caught the smallpox, and died on
      20th Nov. 1684 at the age of 16, to the great grief of his parents. He was buried at Waltham Abbey on 6th Dec. 1684. in the family vault of the Wollastons of that
      place. His monument in the church there is surmounted by the bust on a pile
      of books of a curly-haired youth in a gown, and has this inscription:
      Francis Wollaston, only son of William Wollaston Esq. of Shenton, co. Leicester, and Elizabeth
      Cave of Ingarsby in the same county, died Nov. 20, 1684, of the smallpox in the Middle
      Temple, aged 17.