Rev. Edmund Nelson, Vicar of Sporle, Rector of Hibborough

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Rev. Edmund Nelson, Vicar of Sporle, Rector of Hibborough

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Birthplace: Sporle, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Death: October 23, 1747 (53)
Hillsborough, Dunham, Norfolk, UK
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Son of William Nelson and Mary Nelson (Shene)
Husband of Mary Nelson (Bland)
Father of Thomas Nelson; Rev. Edmund Nelson, Rector of Burnham Thorpe; Martha Nelson; Alice Bland Rolfe; Thomasine Nelson and 2 others
Brother of Thomas Nelson; William Nelson; Alice Nelson and Frances Nelson

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About Rev. Edmund Nelson, Vicar of Sporle, Rector of Hibborough

http://www.thepeerage.com/p54023.htm#i540227
Reverend Edmund Nelson was born on 4 November 1693 at Dunham Parva, Norfolk, England. He was the son of William Nelson and Mary Shene. He married Mary Bland, daughter of John Bland, on 23 April 1717 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He died on 23 October 1747 at age 53 at Hillsborough, Dunham, Norfolk, England.
He graduated with a Master of Arts (M.A.). He was Vicar at Sporle, Norfolk, England. He was Rector at Hillborough, Norfolk, England



Venn online (ACAD):
Edmund NELSON
Adm. pens. at EMMANUEL, 03 Mar., 1713/4.
Of Norfolk .
3rd s. of William, of Dunham Parva [ Norfolk ]. B. 1693 .
Matric. 1714 ;
B.A. 1718/9 ;
M.A. 1722 .
Ord. deacon (Norwich) Dec., 1717; priest (Ely) 21 Dec., 1718.
V. of Sporle, Norfolk , and R. and patron of Hilborough [ Norfolk ].
Married Mary, dau. of John Bland, of Cambridge [ Cambridgeshire ].
Died 23 Oct., 1747.
Father of the next.


From The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson, by Roger J.B. Knight (2005): He went to Eton College, the provosts and fellows of which "gave him the Vicarage of Sporle". His father-in-law, John Bland, purchased for his son-in-law "the next presentation and perpetual advowson of Hilborow in Norfolk in 1735".

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Rev. Edmund Nelson, Vicar of Sporle, Rector of Hibborough's Timeline

1693
November 4, 1693
Sporle, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
1719
October 2, 1719
East Bradenham, Hillsborough, Norfolk, England
1722
March 19, 1722
East Bradenham, Norfolk, England, UK
1726
May 23, 1726
East Bradenham, Hillsborough, Norfolk, England
1730
April 7, 1730
East Bradenham, Hillsborough, Norfolk, England
1732
September 4, 1732
East Bradenham, Hillsborough, Norfolk, England
1736
June 16, 1736
East Bradenham, Hillsborough, Norfolk, England
1747
October 23, 1747
Age 53
Hillsborough, Dunham, Norfolk, UK
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