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Nov 4, 2012

Flattery got Milford Haven nowhere

Emma Hamilton, wife of Milford Haven's founder, had already borne Lord Nelson's child when the naval hero ...
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriClark

was invited to the settlement in 1802. Nelson gave a speech at the New Inn - which was soon renamed the Lord Nelson Hotel - praising Milford's port facilities. Sir William Hamilton and his agent had calculated that this would encourage the Royal Navy to set up a dockyard at Milford, but their plans came to nought. To read the story, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes at the Lord Nelson Hotel. Or click here.