THE NELSON SOCIETY
President: The Hon Peregrine Nelson Hood
Nelson and the Slave Trade: A Position Statement by The Nelson Society
In the wake of the […]
In the wake of the […]
Members will be interested in the following update on the HMS Invincible excavation, which the Society has been pleased to support.
Members may be interested in the following email The Society has received from Anthony Annakin-Smith:
“I wondered if you would be kind enough to bring to your members’ attention a book to be published by the University of Chester, written by myself, which amongst other things discusses Emma Hamilton’s paternal family (father Henry, uncle Thomas and […]
The books listed below have come from Beryl Whipp a former long serving member of the Society.
Many of the books listed are second hand or indeed perhaps third hand with some in a very good condition, others only in a good/reasonable condition and a further group which are […]
The Society has been contacted by Commodore Richard Lord CBE RN (Rtd) with the following invitation to members:
“I wondered if you might make your members living in the Salisbury aware of this event in support of Alabare’s work with veterans.
The idea for this fundraiser topic came from a paper by Andrew Lambert, Professor of Naval […]
Members may be interested in The Nelson Garden Annual Lecture on Thursday 24th October 2019
Members may interested in the
North Norfolk’s Festival of Poetry + Prose, Sea Fever 3: A Nelson Extravaganza
to be staged at Wells Maltings, Wells-next-the-Sea on Friday, October 18
Last year The Nelson Society, with Bath World Heritage, introduced the hugely successful ‘Nelson Trail’, a walk around Bath hi-lighting the people and places connected with Admiral Lord Nelson during his many stays in the City. Now, to further support the Trail, the Nelson Society has published a new guide book ‘Bath and Admiral […]
Members may be interested in The Nelson Garden Party in Monmouth. The Nelson Garden Team has done a great job in returning it to be very close to how it was when Nelson and the Hamiltons visited.
Please note that this is not an event organised by […]
The Society has received the following email which may be of interest to members:
“We are holding an anniversary dinner on 18 May 2019 and our after dinner speaker is royal historian and tv presenter talking on Emma, Lady Hamilton. We wondered if you would be able to circulate this to your members please. the […]
Peter Warwick 1949-2019
The Nelson Society is very sad to note the passing of the Chairman of the 1805 Club, Peter Warwick. Peter was an ebullient and enthusiastic Nelsonian and charismatic leader of the 1805 Club.
Peter’s funeral will be held on Wednesday 10th April at […]
HMS Invincible was a 74 gun, third rate ship of the line originally captured from the French in 1747. She sank off Portsmouth on 1758.
An article on the planned excavation of HMS Invincible appeared in the Dispatch Volume 12, Part 12, Autumn 2017 and an update on the progress of the excavation subsequently was […]
A mistake was made in the publishing of a notice for this event in the last TND on page 135. The heading of the notice had the date 16 April while the text had the correct date of 1 April. Please consult The Nelson Dispatch for further details or click here Copenhagen 2019