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Nelson of Stafford, Baron (UK, 1960)

 

Creation: let. pat. 20 Jan 1960

 

Family name: Nelson

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Arms:

Argent a Cross Flory Sable a Chief Gules thereon between a Stafford Knot and a Rose of the first barbed and seeded proper a Pale also of the first charged with a Sword erect of the third

Crest:

An Arm embowed resting on the elbow in Armour proper the gauntlet grasping a Cross Flory fitchy Sable between two Roses Gules barbed and seeded also proper

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Lion guardant Or charged on the shoulder with a Thunderbolt Azure;  Sinister:  a Grey Horse proper gorged with a Ducal Coronet composed of four Fleur-de-lys with Chains affixed thereto and reflexed over the back also Or and charged on the shoulder with a Stafford Knot Gold

Motto:

Who Leads Serves

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George Horatio [Nelson], 1st Baron Nelson of Stafford

1st son of George Nelson, of 66 Muswell Hill Road, London, by his wife Emily Walsh Lewis, dau. of William Edward Lewis, of London

born

26 Oct 1887

mar.

17 Jul 1913 Florence Mabel Howe (d. 14 Dec 1962), dau. of Henry Howe

died

16 Jul 1962

created

11 Jul 1955 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Hilcote Hall"

20 Jan 1960 Baron Nelson of Stafford, of Hilcote Hall in the County of Stafford

suc. by

son

 

Henry George [Nelson], 2nd Baron Nelson of Stafford

born

2 Jan 1917

mar.

8 Jun 1940 Pamela Roy Bird (d. 12 Jun 1999), 2nd dau. of Ernest Roy Bird MP, of New House Farm, Robertsbridge, co. Sussex

children

1. Hon Henry Roy George Nelson, later 3rd Baron Nelson of Stafford

2. Hon James Jonathan Nelson, heir presumptive to the Barony of Nelson of Stafford, of 82 Tachbrook Street, London SW1 (b. 17 Jun 1947), mar. 1977 Lucy Mary Brown, 1st dau. of Roger Gopsill Brown, of Chestnut House, Albrighton, co. Shropshire, and has issue:

1a. Camilla Amy Nelson (b. 1982)

2a. Llara Kitty Nelson (b. 10 Jan 1985)

3a. Eloise Violet Nelson (b. 2 Aug 1988)

1. Hon Caroline Jane Nelson (b. 11 Jan 1942), mar. 2 Apr 1964 Michael John Henry Ford, of Lower Moorhayne Farm, Yarcombe, co. Devon, son of Lt Col Mortimer Noel Ford DL, of The Cross House, Alphington, co. Devon, and has issue

2. Hon Sally Louise Nelson (b. 20 Oct 1955), mar. 9 Sep 1975 Peter Robert Jolliffe Tritton, of Weasel Cottage, Brent Pelham, co. Hertford, 2nd son of Lt Col John Tritton, of Powers Hall, Witham, co. Essex, and has issue

died

19 Jan 1995

suc. by

son

 

Henry Roy George [Nelson], 3rd Baron Nelson of Stafford

born

26 Oct 1943

mar.

8 Jun 1968 Dorothy Caley, 2nd dau. of Leslie Caley, of Tibthorpe Manor, Driffield, co. York

children

1. Hon Alistair William Henry Nelson, later 4th Baron Nelson of Stafford

1. Hon Sarah Jane Nelson (b. 1981)

died

22 Sep 2006

suc. by

son

note

chartered engineer; joined RHP Bearings 1970: General Manager, transmission bearings 1973-78, automotive bearings 1978-81; Member, Government Committee of Enquiry into Engineering Profession 1978-80; Manufacturing Director, industrial bearings 1981-83; Managing Director Hopkinsons Ltd 1983-85; Managing Director, industrial and distribution divisions Pegler-Hattersely plc 1985-86; Group Managing Director GSPK Ltd 1986-90; Managing Director, power transmission division Fenner plc 1991-92; Operations Director TIB plc 1993-97 (non-executive director 1998-2000)

 

Alistair William Henry [Nelson], 4th Baron Nelson of Stafford

born

3 Jun 1973

 

The heir presumptive to the Barony of Nelson of Stafford is Hon James Jonathan Nelson, second son of the 2nd Baron Nelson of Stafford and uncle of the present Baron.

 

 Last updated 25 Oct 2006

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Titles:

4th Baron Nelson of Stafford, of Hilcote Hall in the County of Stafford

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 20 Jan 1960)

4th Baronet, styled "of Hilcote Hall"

(United Kingdom, let pat. 11 Jul 1955)

 

Address:

Eastlands, Tibthorpe, Driffield, East Yorkshire YO25 9LD

Tel:  01377 229244

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