Horatia Nelson


Died aged 80

Horatia Nelson, christened as Horatia Nelson Thompson (29 January 1801 – 6 March 1881), was the illegitimate daughter of Emma, Lady Hamilton, and Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson.

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Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765-1815) Born Emy Lyon locally at Ness, renowned Georgian beauty and muse of the artist George Romney, later wife to the ambassador to Naples, Sir William Hamilton, and mistress of Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson. Then known as Emma Hart, she is reputed to have stayed at Dover Castle in 1784 during one of several health cure visits to Parkgate.

16 Station Road, Parkgate, United Kingdom where they was

Some Facts of Interest in the History of the Old Church The Church was built to replace the former Church of St John at Tyburn 1400 Francis Bacon was married here 1606 William Hogarth portrayed the interior of the Church 1735 James Gibbs Architect, pupil of Wren was buried here 1754 Richard Brinsley Sheridan married Miss Linley here 1773 Charles Wesley brother of John Wesley was buried here 1788 Lord Byron was baptized here 1788 Lord Nelson worshipped here and Horatia his only child was baptized here 1803

Garden of Rest, Marylebone High Street, London, United Kingdom where they was