Admiral Lord Clarence Edward Paget KCB (17 June 1811 – 22 March 1895) was a British sailor, politician and sculptor.
1 Naval career
Naval career Born the younger son of the 1st Marquess of Anglesey, Paget like many younger sons of nobility entered the Royal Navy in 1827 as a midshipman on the battleship HMS Asia and took part in the Battle of Navarino in 1827. Promoted to Commander in 1834, he took charge of HMS Pearl and, promoted to Captain in 1839, he commanded HMS Howe and then HMS Aigle.
He attempted to enter Parliament as a Liberal for Southampton in 1837, but was returned as a member for Sandwich in 1847, retaining the seat until July 1852.
He served as secretary to the Master-General of the Ordnance from 1846 to 1853. He commanded HMS Princess Royal in the expedition to the Baltic for the Crimean War in 1854. Again MP for Southampton from March 1857, he was appointed Secretary to the Admiralty in June 1859 but accepted the Chiltern Hundreds (i.e. resigned) in March 1866. He was promoted to Vice Admiral in 1865 and was Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Fleet from 1866 to 1869. Lord Clarence Paget retired in 1876 and died in 1895 at the age of 83.
Family In 1852 he married Martha Stuart, the youngest daughter of Admiral Sir Robert Waller Otway, Bt.[1
Clarence Edward Paget Birth Date: 13 Jun 1811 Death Date: 22 Mar 1895 Cemetery: All Saints Churchyard Burial or Cremation Place: Patcham, Brighton and Hove Unitary Authority, East Sussex, England
Clarence Edward Paget Gender: Male Birth Date: 17 Jun 1811 Baptism Date: 13 Jul 1811 Baptism Place: Saint Luke,Chelsea,London,England Father: Henry William Paget Mother: Charlotte FHL Film Number: 585471, 585472
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