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Sir John Wollaston

Sir John Wollaston

Person   Born 1590 Died 1658

Born at Perton in Staffordshire. His name varies in spelling: Wollaston or Woolaston. In London, apprenticed to the Goldsmiths' Company from 1604 to 1611. Achieved great wealth in the City of London. Lord Mayor of London. Founded the alms-houses in Southwood Lane. Elected a Governor of the free school and chapel of Highgate in 1630 in which he took an active interest. Buried in the old Chapel.

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Pauncfort Alms Houses

Founded by Sir John Wollaston in 1658.

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