Birth: January 1820

Place or Registered Place of Birth: Longden, Staffordshire

Baptism: Not Known

Place of Baptism: Not Known

Death: 21 August 1890

Place or Registered Place of Death: Kensington, Middlesex

Burial: 25 August 1890

Place of Burial: Brompton Cemetery

Father: Field Marshal Sir Henry William Paget

Mother: Charlotte Cadogan

Spouse(s): Frederick William Cadogan

Date of Marriage: 29 November 1851

Place or Registered Place of Marriage: St. James, Westminster, Middlesex


Margaret Jane Caroline Cadogan (1868-1941)
Charlotte Louisa Emily Cadogan )-1947)
Ethel Henrietta Maria Cadogan (-1930)
Henry George Gerald Cadogan (1859-1893)


Lady Adelaide Paget was one of eight train bearers at the coronation of Queen Victoria. She drew a sketch entitled "The Queen's Marriage" which was later, after her death, in the possession of her husband, Frederick.

Adelaide wrote "Lady Cadogan's Illustrated Games of Solitaire" 1874.

The first collection of solitaire card games in the English language is attributed to Lady Adelaide Cadogan through her Illustrated Games of Patience, published in about 1870 and reprinted several times.

A variation of Rouge et Noir invented by Thomas Warfield, is called Lady Cadogan. It is named after Lady Adelaide Cadogan, who published one of the first books on solitaire in the 1870s.

Lady, (Adelaide) Cadogan, nee Paget (1820 Jan - 1890 Aug 21)
Illustrated Games Of Patience [1875]
Illustrated Games Of Solitaire Or Patience [1914]

Adelaide also wrote Drawing-room plays, selected and adapted from the French, by Lady Adelaide Cadogan; illustrated by E. L. Shute - 1888 containing Caught at last.--Exchange no robbery.--How happy could I be with either!--Well matched after all.--Bric-a-brac.--Tit for tat.--Crocodile tears.

The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 200 - 1856
In South Audley st., the Adelaide Cadogan, a dau.

The Annual Register of World Events, Volume 101 - 1860
25th - at 138 Piccadilly, the Adelaide Cadogan, a son.

The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 38 - 1852
17. In Hertford-st. Mayfair, Lady Adelaide Cadogan, a dau.

Gentleman's Magazine - Volume 41 - 1854
31. In Green-st., Lady Adelaide Cadogan, a dau.

The Gentleman's Magazine - January-June 1859
April 25
At Piccadilly, the Adelaide Cadogan, a son.


1861 Census:

Castle, High Street, Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire
Adelaide and her daughter Margaret, were visitors at the country seat of the Duke and Duchess of Manchester (Montague) - the Duchess was her sister Mary (Polly).
Adelaide Cadogan - Visitor - 41 - Longden, Staffs.
Margaret Cadogan - Daughter - Unmarried - 5 - Scholar - London

Lady Adelaide Georgina (Adela) Paget