Birth: 23 May 1879

Place or Registered Place of Birth: Dewsbury, Yorkshire

Baptism: Not Known

Place of Baptism: Not Known

Death: 2 August 1917

Place or Registered Place of Death: The Warren House, Coombe Wood, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey

Father: Arthur Henry Fitzroy Paget

Mother: Mary Fiske Stevens


Captain Albert Edward Sydney Louis Paget was born on 23 May 1879. He was the son of General Rt. Hon. Sir Arthur Henry Fitzroy Paget and Mary Stevens. He died on 2 August 1917 at age 38, on active service, unmarried. Captain Albert Edward Sydney Louis Paget gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 11th Hussars. He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1901, where he won a medal with four clasps. He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1917, where he was wounded, and was mentioned in despatches twice. He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel. He gained the rank of General Staff Officer in 1916.

The New York Times - 30 January, 1895
Guardian for Lady Paget's Children
Presiding Justice Van Brunt of the Supreme Court has appointed ex-Judge Truax guardian of Albert Edward Sidney Lewis Paget, Louise Margaret Leila Wemyss Paget, Arthur Wyndham Paget, and Reginald Scudamore Paget, children of Lady Mary Fiske Paget, the daughter of Mrs. Paran Stevens, to protect their interests in an action brought by their grandmother for the sale of the property 244 Fifth Avenue and 3 East Twenty-eighth Street. This property is held in trust by Charles G. Stevens, as executor, for the benefit of Mrs. Stevens during her life, under the will of her husband Paran Stevens. The grandchildren live in London.

The Times - August 3, 1917
Died of Wounds
Paget. - On the 2nd inst., at The Warren House, Coombe Wood, Lieutenant-Colonel Albert Edward Sydney Louis Paget, M.V.O.

Wisden - Obituaries during the war, 1917
PAGET, LIEUT.-COL. ALBERT EDWARD SYDNEY LOUIS, M.V.O. (Hussars), died at The Warren House, Coombe Wood, August 2, aged 38. (Had been ill for some months in hospital in France, whence he was removed to a nursing home in London). Regimental cricket and Aldershot Command XI. Member of M.C.C. since 1908. Fine horseman, polo player and rider to hounds. Had previously been wounded and three times mentioned in Dispatches.

Edward VII Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha was sponsor (Godfather) for Captain Albert Edward Sydney Louis Paget at his baptism.


1881 Census:

3, Halkin St W, St George Hanover Square
Arthur Paget - Head - Married - 30 - Captain Scots Guards - London
Mary Paget - Wife - 26 - New York, U.S.A.
Albert Edward Paget - Son - 1 - London

1891 Census:

Hinchingbrook House, Brampton Road, St Mary, Huntingdon
Edward was a visitor in the house of Edward George Henry Montagu, Earl of Sandwich.
Earl of Sandwich, Edward - Head - Single - 51 - Peer, Retired Army Officer, Colonel Militia, Farmer - St. James, Westminster
Albert Edward Paget - Visitor - Single - Living on his own means - St. George, Hanover Square
Hon. Evelyn Paget - Visitor - Single 41 - 1850 - Maid of Honour to Her Majesty the Queen - Living on her own means - London

1911 Census:

Warren House (Kingston)
General Sir Arthur Paget - Head - 60 - Married 32 years - 4 surviving children - General - London
Captain A.E. Paget - Son - 31 - Single - Captain 11th Hussars - London
Miss Amy Paget - Sister - 52 - Single - Spinster - London
Mr. Almeric Paget - Brother - 50 - Married 15 years - 2 surviving children - M.P. - London

Lieut.-Col. Albert Edward Sydney Louis Paget