Francis Wollaston (scientist)

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Francis Wollaston (6 June 1694, London - 27 December 1774) was an English scientist. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1723. Wollaston was the third son of William Wollaston. He was educated at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.[1]

Family[edit]

He married Mary Fauquier, daughter of John Francis Fauquier and sister of Lt. Gov. Francis Fauquier of Virginia Colony, in 1728 and they had the following children:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Francis Wollaston (WLSN712F)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.