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Capt Henry Wollaston, of Waltham

Male 1626 - 1678  (52 years)


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  • Name Henry Wollaston 
    Prefix Capt 
    Suffix of Waltham 
    Born 15 Feb 1626  Fishers Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1678  Waltham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I78  Wollaston
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2016 

    Father Henry Wollaston, of Waltham,   d. Feb 1670, Waltham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Ursula Foxe,   d. Apr 1670 
    Married 29 Apr 1617  Waltham Abbey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Boteler 
    Married 1654 
    Children 
     1. Henry Wollaston, of Waltham,   b. Apr 1660, Waltham Abbey Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thomas Wollaston,   b. 1666
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Henry was Captain of the Essex trainbands after the Restoration and succeeded to Fishers on his father's death in 1670.

      HENRY WOLLASTON, surviving son and heir of Henry by Ursula Foxe, was
      born at Fishers at 5 P.M. on Wednesday 15th Feb. 1625-6, and was baptized at
      Waltham Abbey on 23d Feb., when his aunt Mrs. Boteler of Stapleford was his
      godmother, and his godfathers were his uncles Mr. Thomas Burnell and Thomas
      Foxe, who were represented on the occasion by Dr. Foxe and Mr. Samuel Middlemore.
      Henry was Captain of the Essex trainbands after the Restoration, and succeeded to Fishers on his father's death in 1670. He married in 1654 Anne,
      daughter of Oliver Boteler Esq. of Harrold, Bedfordshire, and had eight children,
      four of whom died young in his lifetime. His youngest son Thomas was an
      upholsterer in London in 1688, when he is named in the Will of William Wollaston
      of Shenton as heir in remainder to his estates in case his devisee had no issue.
      Captain Henry Wollaston died at the age of 52, and was buried at Waltham
      Abbey on 21st March 1678-9.