The History of 13 Chichester Terrace

Mr. Haselwood remembers Horatio Nelson

In the early days of Kemp Town, a notable resident was old Mr.Haselwood. He resided near the Duke of Devonshire. It was with Mr. Haselwood that Lord and Lady Nelson dined after Nelson’s return from Copenhagen in 1801, on which occasion Nelson cautioned his wife, telling her to be careful what she said. Immediately after this event, Nelson left her and never lived with her again.

Battle of Copenhagen, 2nd April 1801, British fleet used toforce Denmark into an Alliance against the French.

Remarkable Visitors

Lord Aberdeen

Lord Aberdeen stayed here when Foreign Secretary. 1845-6