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Husband: William Nelson 1 Also known as: Earl Nelson 2
Born: 20 Apr 1757 in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk 1,3 Christened: 3 May 1757 in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk 3 Died: 28 Feb 1835 in London 1,3,4 Buried: in St Paul's Cathedral, London 5 Probate: 1835 in Prerogative Court of Canterbury (see note 1) Education: North Walsham Grammar School, Norfolk 4 Education: Christs College, Cambridge 4 (see note 2) Occupation: 1779 - 1781 Curate of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk 4 (see note 3) Occupation: 1781 - 1783 Curate of Syderstone, Norfolk 4 Occupation: 1783 - 1797 Rector of Brandon Parva, Norfolk 4 (see note 4) Occupation: 1797 Rector of Hilborough, Norfolk 4 Occupation: 1803 Prebendary of Canterbury 4 Father: Edmund Nelson (1722 - 1802) Mother: Catharine Suckling (1725 - 1767) Other spouse 1 Notes
Wife: Hilare Barlow Married name: Hilare Nelson Married: 26 Mar 1829 in St George Hanover Square, London 3
Resided: in Great Cumberland Street, Marylebone, London Resided: 1857 in Almonds Hotel, Clifford Street, London 6 Died: 22 Dec 1857 in Paris, France 3,6 Probate: 13 Feb 1858 in London (see note 5) Father: Mother: Notes
Sources: (1) http://rmeservy.byu.edu/ email lww4@email.byu.edu. (2) Burke's Landed Gentry 17th Edition (1952) (3) Nelson, Thomas, a Genealogical History of the Nelson Family (1908) (4) Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses. (5) email June 2007 cwrhc@hotmail.com. (6) . Event Notes Note (1) Will: Dated July 18th, 1832. Proved March 19th, 1835 (P.C.C. 189-Gloster). Note (2) Name: William. Nelson College: CHRIST'S Entered: Michs. 1774 Born: Apr. 20, 1757 More Information: Adm. pens. (age 17) at CHRIST'S, Jan. 15, 1774. [4th] s. of the Rev. Edmund (1741), R. of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk (and Catherine Suckling). B. there [Apr. 20, 1757]. School, North Walsham. Matric. Michs. 1774; Scholar, 1775; B.A. 1778; M.A. 1781; D.D. 1802. Ord. deacon (Norwich) Dec. 19, 1779; priest, June 4, 1781; C. of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, 1779-81. C. of Syderstone, 1781-3. R. of Brandon Parva, 1783-97. Naval Chaplain in H.M.S. Boreas, 1784; obtained his discharge, Oct. 1786 and returned to Brandon Parva. R. of Hilborough, 1797. Preb. of Canterbury, 1803. Succeeded his brother, Oct. 21, 1805, as 2nd Baron Nelson of the Nile. Created Viscount Merton and Earl Nelson of Trafalgar, 1805. A pension of 5000 a year was granted to him by Parliament together with the sum of 90,000. With this, in 1814, he bought Stanlynch Park, near Downton, Wilts. Married (1) Nov. 1786, Sarah, dau. of the Rev. Henry Yonge, and had issue; (2) 1829, Hilare, dau. of Rear-Admiral Sir Robert Barlow. Died, s.p.m., Feb. 28, 1835, in London, when the earldom passed to his nephew, Thomas (1807). Brother of Suckling (1791) and of the Admiral; father of Horatio (1805). (Peile, II. 299; Northants. Clergy; G.E.C.; Walford, County Families; D.N.B.) Note (3) Ordained deacon (Norwich) Dec 19 1779; priest Jun 4 1781. Note (4) Norfolk Chronicle 15 Nov 1783: On Wednesday last the Rev. William NELSON, Clerk, M.A. was instituted to the Rectory of Brandon Parva, in this county, on the presentation of John BERNEY, Esq. Note (5) See media files For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated 18 May 2020 Name Index