Francis Wollaston (scientist)

Francis Wollaston (6 June 1694, in 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]


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:


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