Nelson Lawson

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Nelson Simmons Lawson (1 May 1806 – 3 February 1849) was an Australian politician.

He was born at sea on the Lady Nelson, the son of William Lawson and Sarah Leadbeater. His first wife was Sarah Anne Kirke; on 7 January 1836 he remarried Honoria Mary Dickinson, with whom he had five children. From 1849 to 1849 he was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Council. Lawson died near Prospect in 1849.[1]


  1. ^ Parliament of New South Wales (2008). "Mr Nelson Simmons Lawson (1806-1849)". Former Members. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 7 November 2015.