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Emma, Nelson: Life & Family
13 May @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
12:30PM meet and greet plus buffet lunch, Verden Gallery on the first-floor of West House (the former home of Emma & Nelson’s grandson Nelson Ward).
Short talks: Beyond Gérin: Emma & Nelson’s descendants in Pinner by Lily Style (descendant & Emma Hamilton Society Chair) and Horatia’s Locations in Pinner by a member of Pinner Local History Society.
1:30PM presentation of new, detailed analysis of Emma Hamilton’s handwriting by Martin Hastings, British Academy of Graphology who will also reference his findings about Nelson.
2:30PM walk to Elmdene, where Horatia lived, then on to Paines Lane Cemtery to lay a bouquet on her grave.
4:00PM Queen’s Head pub, where according to biographer Winifred Gérin, Horatia’s daughter Eleanor Philippa Ward was taken after a cart horse fatally kicked her in 1872 (bar purchases optional and not included in the ticket price).
Tickets: £15 for members of Emma Hamilton Society, Pinner LHS & The 1805 Club, £20 for Guests.
Please contact www.emmahamiltonsociety.co.uk for further information and tickets