'Nelson2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Nelson of East Dereham, Nelson of Holme, Nelson of Scarning, Nelson of Sparham

Edmund Nelson of Wendling & Scarning (bpt 29.11.1629, bur 01.11.1711)
m. Mary (bur 1724)
Carthew presents a pedigree for this family, as provided to him by members of the family, but on the next page shows another pedigree of the family "from my own notes and extracts" in which he inserts the following additional generation.
1. Edmund Nelson of Scarning (bur 02.01.1724)
  m. (1688) Mary Lane (bur 12.01.1746, dau of Benjamin Lane)
  A. Edmund Nelson of East Dereham (bpt 06.01.1689, d 29.04.1740, grocer)
  m. (c1719) Mary Aylmer (d 1769, dau of James Aylmer of East Dereham)
  i. Edmund Nelson of Dereham, later of Hunstanton, Norfolk (b 1720-1, d 05.04.1790)
  m. Ann Halcott (b c1735, d 1810/18, dau of Matthew Halcott of Hoo)
  a. Matthew Nelson of Holme-next-the-Sea (d 23.01.1813)
  m. _ Thurlow (heir)
  (1) John Nelson of Winterton
  m. (c1817) Elizabeth Gudgeon of Shipdham
  (2) Matthew Thurlowe Nelson (a 1813)
  b. Orby Nelson
  m(1). _ Browne (dau of John Browne of Dereham)
  c. James Nelson of Sparham, Norfolk (farmer)
  m. Anna Fisher (dau/coheir of Edward Fisher of Sparham)
  (1) Matthew Nelson of Holme
  (A) Matthew Nelson of Holme
  (2) John Nelson (Rector of Winterton)
  (A) John Nelson of Hanworth (cleric)
  (3) Thomas Nelson of Sparham
  (A) issue - Thomas of Wareham, Edward of Sparham
  (4) Frances Fisher Nelson
  m. George Edwards of Eye
  d. Thomas Nelson of East Dereham (d 1805)
  e. John Nelson of Limehouse (RN, youngest son?)
  m. Sarah Rich (dau/coheir of Charles Rich of Limehouse)
  (1) Charles Rich Nelson of Limehouse had issue
  m(1). Mary Anna
  (A) James Edward Nelson
  (2) Isaac King Nelson of Tasmania
f. Anne Nelson
  m. Robert Cooper of East Dereham
  g.+ other issue - Thomas of East Dereham (d 1805), John of Limeh
  ii. Mary Nelson
  m. James Smythe of Dereham, later of West Bradenham Hall
  iii. Judith Nelson
  m. John Ward of Dereham (brewer)
  iv. Frances Nelson (b c1727, dsp 27.10.1759)
  m. (16.06.1757) William Donne of East Dereham (b c1712, d 27.10.1782, surgeon)
  v.+ other issue - James of Deraham (bpt 17.12.1697, d 1767), John of Dereham (dspl, ironmonger & butterfactor)
  B. James Nelson (bpt 22.06.1675, bur 1767!?)
  In the 1st pedigree, Carthew reports that James (2nd son?) was buried (1767) with his wife Anne. In the 2nd pedigree, Carthew shows that he (bpt 1675, 4th son?) had 3 daughters by ...
  m(1?). (1702)
  i. Mary Nelson
  m. Jno. Betts of Dereham
  ii. Sarah Nelson
  m. Stephen Frost of Langham
  iii. Judith Nelson
  m. Richard Elsegood of Bawburgh
  m(2?). Anne
  C. Benjamin Nelson (bpt 1694, youngest son)
  m. Elizabeth Rix
  D.+ other issue - John (bpt 1692), Judith (bpt 1695), Mary (bpt 1699)
2.+ other issue - Mary (bpt 1672), Amy (bpt 1673)

Main source(s): 'The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley' (G.A. Carthew, 1877, Part 3, p351+)
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