Clarence Paget

Clarence Edward Paget (1811 - 1895)

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Adm.Lord Clarence Edward Paget
Born in Chelsea, Middlesex, Englandmap
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Husband of — married in Richmond, St Mary Magdalenemap
Died in Brighton, Sussex, Englandmap
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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.[1] 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.[1]

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.[1]

He served as secretary to the Master-General of the Ordnance from 1846 to 1853.[1] He commanded HMS Princess Royal in the expedition to the Baltic for the Crimean War in 1854.[1] 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.[1] He was promoted to Vice Admiral in 1865 and was Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Fleet from 1866 to 1869.[1] Lord Clarence Paget retired in 1876 and died in 1895 at the age of 83.[1]

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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