George Wollaston

George Wollaston (1738–1826) was an English Anglican priest. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1763.

He was the son of Francis Wollaston (1694-1774). He was educated at Charterhouse School and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, where he graduated second wrangler in 1758.[1] He married in 1765 Elizabeth Palmer of Thurnscoe Hall and they had a single daughter Elizabeth Palmer Wollaston who died in infancy (17 April 1766).


  1. "Wollaston, George (WLSN753G)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
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