Nb. Pedigree not known, but another John Pollard of this period and of known pedigree
named a daughter Mary Gould Pollard, probably after this John's wife. He and his
children are buried in the Pollard Tomb St. Michael's
Dr. John was appointed on 15 Jan 1721, as Doctor to the Alms-houses in succession to Dr. Sidney at the Vestry meeting on that date. He still held the post in 1737.
Will of John Pollard of the town of St. Michael, practitioner in physic and surgery.
To my son Edward Pollard the house and the land in the country and also one
two-handle silver cup. To my son Thomas Pollard my dwelling house in Reid St. and one
silver Tankard. To my daughter Emerline (sic) Pearce 5/-. Residue of my estate to my
sons Edward and Thomas Pollard equally when my youngest son Thomas attains 21, and in
the meantime he is to be properly educated and brought up out of the profits of my
estate. 10 pounds is to be distributed to some poor families in St. Michael's Parish.
Proved 25 Aug 1740.