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Families covered: Nelson of Bronte, Nelson of Curds Hall, Nelson of Dunham Parva, Nelson of Fairhurst, Nelson of Wendling

Descended from Richard Nelston of Mawdesley (a 1377) was ...
Richard Nelson of Mawdesley, Lancashire (a 1508)
1. Thomas Nelson of Fairhurst
  m. Cecilia Maxey (dau of Ralph Maxey)
  A. Richard Nelson of Fairhurst
  It appears that there were Nelsons at Fairhurst Hall, Mawdesley, in the 18th century. We hope to find a connection to them in due course.
  B. Thomas Nelson of Fairhurst
  C. William Nelson of London (4th son) the first mentioned by Carthew
m. Judith Clinton
  i. Thomas Nelson of London & Norfolk (b 1580 (c1596?), bur 28.07.1654, 3rd son?)
  m. Elizabeth
  a. Edmund Nelson of Wendling, Norfolk (b 1625, a 1689)
  m1. Joanna
  (1) Edmund Nelson of Wendling & Scarning (bpt 29.11.1629, bur 01.11.1711)
  m. Mary
  (2)+ issue - Joann (bpt 29.06.1636), Anna (bpt 28.05.1637)
  m2. Alice
  (4) William Nelson of Scarning then Dunham Parva (bpt 24.03.1654, d 27.01.1713)
  m. Mary Shene (d 02.01.1731, dau of Thomas Shene of Dunham Parva)
  (A) Thomas Nelson of Sporle (b 16.07.1683, d 22.04.1762)
  m1. Dorothy Pretyman (b 1679-80, d 31.-**.1711)
  m2. (01.02.1714) Barbara Overman of Burnham Deepdale (b 1689-90, d 12.05.1725)
  (i) Bartholomew Nelson (3rd son?)
  m. Dorothy (widow of Rev. Forster of Congham)
  (a) daughter
  m1. _ Pearce
  m2. Rev. William Lucas of Burgh
  (ii) Edmund Nelson (b 01.05.1725, d 16.06.1795, Rector of Conyham)
  m. Elizabeth Forster Rose of Hillington
  (a)+ issue - James (rector of Conyham), Charles (Post Captain RN)
  (iii)+ other issue - Thomas, William
  (B) William Nelson of Dunham Parva & Curds Hall, Fransham (b 18.02.1688, d 29.01.1733)
  m. Mary Lothbury of Suffolk
  (i) William Nelson of Curds Hall (d c1782, rector of Hillington & Hilgay)
  m. Mary Newton (a 1789, m2. Rev. Benjamin Young)
  (a) Mary Nelson
  m. John Drozier
  (b) Susan Nelson
  m1. _ Benezet (Major)
m2. _ Wilson (Captain)
  (c) Ellen Nelson
  m. _ Jacksoin (Captain)
  (C) Edmund Nelson (b 1693, d 23.10.1747, vicar of Sporle, rector of Hilborough)
  m. (1717) Mary Bland (b 1697-8, d 04.07.1789, dau of John Bland of Cambridge)
(i) Edmund Nelson (b 1722, d 26.04.1802, vicar of Sporle, rector of Hilborough & Burnham Thorpe)
  m. (11.05.1749) Catherine Suckling (d 26.12.1767, dau of Rev. Maurice Suckling by Mary Turner)
  (a) Maurice Nelson (b 24.05.1753, dvpsp 24.04.1801, 3rd son)
  m. (01.01.1787) Syphia Smith (dau of Theodore Smith)
(b) William Nelson, 1st Earl Nelson, 2nd Duke of Bronte (b 20.04.1757, d 28.02.1835, prebendary of Canterbury)
  m1. (09.11.1786) Sarah Yonge (d 13.04.1828, dau of Rev. Henry Yonge of Great Torrington)
  ((1)) Horatio Nelson, 'Viscount Merton' or 'Viscount Trafalgar' (b 26.11.1768, dvp unm 17.01.1808)
  ((2)) Charlotte Mary Nelson, Duchess of Bronte (b 20.09.1787, d 29.01.1784)
  m. (03.07.1810) Samuel Hood, 2nd Lord Bridport (b 07.12.1788, d 06.01.1868)
  m2. (26.03.1829, sp) Hilare Barlow (d 22.12.1857, dau of Admiral Sir Robert Barlow by Elizabeth, dau of William Garrett of Worting)
  (c) Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, Duke of Bronte in Sicily (b 29.09.1758, d Trafalgar 21.10.1805, Admiral) §G
  m. (22.03.1783) Frances Herbert Woolward (b 1758, d 06.05.1831, dau of William Woolward of Isle of Nevis, relict of Josiah Nisbet of Isle of Nevis) ## see here ##
p. Emma (originally Amy) Lyon, later Hart, 'Lady Hamilton' (bpt 26.04.1765, d 16.01.1815, dau of Henry Lyons, wife of Sir William Hamilton)
  ((1)) Horatia Nelson (b 31.01.1801, d 1881)
  m. Rev. Philip Ward
((2)) daughter (b/d 1803)
  (d) Susannah Nelson (d 16.07.1813)
  m. (05.08.1780) Thomas Bolton of Cranwich then Wells (d 17.10.1834, grandson of Thomas who was rector of Hollesley, Suffolk)
  ((1)) Thomas Bolton, later Nelson, 2nd Earl Nelson (b 07.07.1786, d 01.11.1835) had issue
  m. (21.02.1821) Frances Elizabeth Eyre (b c1796, d 20.03.1878, dau of John Maurice Eyre of Landford & Brickworth by Frances, dau of Rev. Edward Foyle)
  ((2)) Catharine Bolton (d 22.04.1857)
  m. (18.05.1803) Sir William Bolton (d 01.12.1830, Captain RN)
((3))+ other issue - George (b 10.11.1787, d 1799), Jemima Susannah (d 10.08.1864), Anne (d unm 03.10.1830)
  (e) Catherine Nelson (d 28.03.1842)
  m. (26.02.1787) George Matcham of Ashfold Lodge, Slaugham (d 03.02.1833)
  (f)+ other issue (d unm) - Edmund (b 05.04.1750, d 08.1752), Horatio (b 28.07.1751, d 15.11.1751), Edmund (b 04.06.1762, d 11.12.1790), Suckling (b 05.01.1764, d 1799), George (b 13.12.1765, d 21.03.1766), Anne (d 15.04.1783)
  (ii) Alice Nelson (b 1728-9, d 24.07.1823)
  m. Robert Rolfe (rector of Hilborough)
  (iii) Thomasine Nelson
  m. John Goulty of Norwich
  (iv)+ other issue (d unm) - John, Mary (b c1720, d 1800)
  (5)+ other issue - John (bpt 02.02.1656), Bridget (bpt 24.02.1653)
  b. Elizabeth Nelson (b 1601)
  m. John Green
  c. Anne Nelson
  m. William Williams
  ii. Benjamin Nelson of Scarning mentioned by Carthew but not by BP1934
  m. Elizabeth
  a. Ester Nelson (b c1609, bur 1637)
  iii.+ other issue - Michael, William mentioned by BP1934 but not by Carthew
  D.+ other issue - Edmund of Lancaster, Cecilie

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Nelson') with a little input/support from 'The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley' (G.A. Carthew, 1877, Part 3, p351 & p356)
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