Nelson, rector of Hillborough. Venn's entry reads: NELSON, EDMUND College: EMMANUEL Entered: 1714 Born: 1693 Died: Oct. 23, 1747 Adm. pens. at EMMANUEL, Mar. 3, 1713-4. Of Norfolk. 3rd s. of William, of Dunham parva. B. 1693. Matric. 1714; B.A. 1718-9; M.A. 1722. Ord. deacon (Norwich) Dec. 1717; priest (Ely) Dec. 21, 1718. V. of Sporle, Norfolk, and R. and patron of Hilborough. Married Mary, dau. of John Bland, of Cambridge. Died Oct. 23, 1747.Father of the next.