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Monday, December 23, 2019

Antony Burrard Horatio Nelson 1935-2019

_. Antony Burrard Horatio Nelson, who died on the Isle of Lewis, 5 December, 2019, aged 84, was a scion of the Earls Nelson.

He was born 5 July, 1935, son of John Charles Horatio Nelson [1905-94], by his wife the former  Alice Helen Rainey-Robinson [1910-2005], scion of that landed family.

Antony Nelson was a great-great-grandson of the 2nd Earl Nelson, of Merton and of Trafalgar [1786-1835], who was a nephew of the great Horatio Nelson, Viscount Nelson of Trafalgar, &c.

Antony Nelson married firstly, 2 Apr, 1960 [divorced 1989], Judith Constance Howard, daughter of Brigadier Thomas Farquharson Ker Howard, by whom he had issue, 2 sons and 2 daughters; married secondly, 6 December, 1990, Vasanthi Muriel Vedanyakam, daughter of Charles Vedanyakam, by whom he had a further two daughters

The funeral service was held at Ness, on Friday 13 December, 2019.

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