Nelson (Earldom)

Nelson, of Trafalgar and of Merton in the County of Surrey (Earldom)

A peerage of the United Kingdom.

Letters patent issued on Wed 20th Nov 1805

To William Nelson as Promotion.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages which may be inherited by a male indirect descendant of the first holder, for example: a brother or a male cousin.

Note: SR to hm of Susanna wife of Thomas Bolton Esquire and of Catharine wife of George Matcham Esquire (both sisters of late Horatio Viscount Nelson)


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Nelson William Wed 20th Nov 1805 Sat 28th Feb 1835
2nd Nelson Thomas Sat 28th Feb 1835 Sun 1st Nov 1835
3rd Nelson Horatio Sun 1st Nov 1835 Tue 25th Feb 1913
4th Nelson Thomas Horatio Tue 25th Feb 1913 Tue 30th Sep 1947
5th Nelson Edward Agar Horatio Tue 30th Sep 1947 Tue 30th Jan 1951
6th Nelson Albert Francis Joseph Horatio Tue 30th Jan 1951 Sun 23rd Jun 1957
7th Nelson Henry Edward Joseph Horatio Sun 23rd Jun 1957 Tue 8th Aug 1972
8th Nelson George Joseph Horatio Tue 8th Aug 1972 Mon 21st Sep 1981
9th Nelson Peter John Horatio Mon 21st Sep 1981 Sat 28th Mar 2009

External identifiers

Wikidata: Q1277131