Theme Week East Anglia – Burnham Thorpe

28 May 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Birthplace of Admiral Lord Nelson © geograph.org.uk - Nigel Jones/cc-by-sa-2.0

Birthplace of Admiral Lord Nelson © geograph.org.uk – Nigel Jones/cc-by-sa-2.0

Burnham Thorpe is a small village and civil parish on the River Burn and near the coast of Norfolk. It is famous for being the birthplace of Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, victor at the Battle of Trafalgar and one of Britain’s greatest heroes. At the time of his birth, Nelson’s father, Edmund Nelson, was rector of the church in Burnham Thorpe.   read more…

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