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  • ID: I23785
  • Title: Vice-Admiral 1 2
  • Name: Horatio NELSON RN; Viscount Nelson 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 29 SEP 2017
  • Birth: 29 SEP 1758 in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk
  • Note: Baptised at Burnham Thorpe, 9 October 1758. 1
  • Death: 21 OCT 1805 in Cape Trafalgar, near Cadiz, Spain
  • Note: Buried with great pomp in St Paul's Cathedral, London, 8 January 1806. 1

    Father: Edmund NELSON MA; Rector of Burnham Thorpe b: 19 MAR 1722/23
    Mother: Catherine SUCKLING b: 09 MAY 1725

    Marriage 1 Emma LYON b: 26 APR 1761
    • Event: Liaison 1799
    • Note: This record is not meant to indicate a marriage Emma and Nelson became lovers in 1799, soon after his first major victory in the Battle of the Nile against the French, but never married. Both were already married to others and would remain so, but they regarded their love as virtuous. 2 3
    1. Has No Children Horatia NELSON b: 29 OCT 1800 in Merton, Surrey

    Marriage 2 Frances Herbert WOOLWARD
    • Married: 11 MAR 1787 in Montpelier, Isle of Nevis, West Indies
    • Note: Frances was the widow of John Nisbet, MD, of St Nevis. 4

    1. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Nelson, Vol.9 pp.462-63
    2. Title: Dictionary of National Biography
      Abbrev: DNB
      Publication: Oxford University Press
      Page: Nelson, Horatio, Viscount Nelson (17581805)
    3. Title: Dictionary of National Biography
      Abbrev: DNB
      Publication: Oxford University Press
      Page: Sir William Hamilton (17311803) article
    4. Title: County Genealogies. Pedigrees of Essex Families
      Abbrev: Essex Pedigrees
      Author: Compiler: William Berry, Clerk in the College of Arms
      Publication: Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper, Paternoster Row, London
      Page: Nelson, Vol.9 pp.462-63

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