Nelson-Johnson, Horatia

BORN 24 Nov 1832, Tenterden, Kent - DIED 11 Oct 1890, London: St. Giles
GRAVE LOCATION Brookwood, Surrey: Brookwood Cemetery (Plot 026 (close to the St. Edward Brotherhood), memorial)

Horatia Nelson was a granddaughter of Lord Nelson by her mother Horatia (1801-1881). Her father was Rev. Philip Ward (1795-1859), who was the vicar of St. Mildred's Church in Tenternden, Kent.

In August 1858 she married William Johnson (1827-1891) and she lived with him in London. They had at least three children. After she died in 1890 she was buried at Brookwood Cemetery near Woking. Her husband died in 1891. Their headstone was cleaned and the inscription renewed in 2005 because of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar.

Related persons
• is grandchild of Hamilton, Emma


The grave of Horatia Nelson Johnson at Brookwood Cemetery, Woking.
Picture by Androom (25 Jun 2009)


• Clarke, John M., London's Necropolis, A Guide to Brookwood Cemetery, Sutton Publishing, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2004
Horatia Nelson Johnson

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Published: 28 Nov 2009
Last update: 20 Feb 2022