Roger Wilbraham

Died aged 62

Sir Roger Wilbraham (4 November 1553 – 31 July 1616) was a prominent English lawyer who served as Solicitor-General for Ireland under Elizabeth I and held a number of positions at court under James I, including Master of Requests and surveyor of the Court of Wards and Liveries. He bought an estate at Dorfold in the parish of Acton, near his birthplace of Nantwich in Cheshire, and he was active in charitable works locally, including founding two sets of almshouses for impoverished men. He also founded almshouses in Monken Hadley, Middlesex, where he is buried.

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Widows Almshouses Built early 17th century as cottages. Converted in 1676 to Almshouses for six widows by Sir Roger Wilbraham, moved by the death of his wife and sons.

26 Welsh Row, Nantwich, United Kingdom where they was