Birth: 2 January 1780

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

Baptism: Not Known

Place of Baptism: Not Known

Death: 26 October 1842

Place or Registered Place of Death: Kingston, Surrey

Father: Henry Bayly Paget

Mother: Jane Champagné

Spouse(s): Sophia Askell Bucknall-Grimston

Date of Marriage: 22 November 1804

Place or Registered Place of Marriage: Westminster, Middlesex


Gertrude Jane Paget (1805-1871)
Frederick Bayly Paget (1807-1866)
Eleanor Paget (1808-1862)
Catesby Paget (1809-1878)
Matilda Susannah Paget (1811-1871)
Leopold Grimston Paget (1824-1892)
Lennox Paget (1826-1827)


Paget, Hon. Berkeley (Thomas), s. Henry, Earl of Uxbridge. Christ Church, matric. 26 October, 1797, aged 17; a commissioner of excise, M.P. Anglesey 1807-20, Milbourne Port 1820-6; died 26 Oct., 1842.

Berkeley, the sixth and youngest son (called Bartolo or the " Villain " by his brothers and sisters), joined the 7th Hussars as a youngster, became A.D.C. to the Duke of York, served in the Peninsula and was afterwards for many years M.P. for Anglesea, a Lord of the Treasury, and finally Commissioner of Excise. He died suddenly in 1842, having married in 1804 Sophia Grimston, only child of Hon. Willam (Grimston) Bucknall.

The Gentleman's Magazine - 1843
Hon. Berkeley Paget.
Oct. 26. At Hampton Court Palace, aged 62, the Hon. Berkeley Paget, a Commissioner of Excise ; brother to the Marquess of Anglesey.

He was born Jan. 2, 1780, the sixth son of Henry first Earl of Uxbridge, by Jane, eldest daughter of the Very Rev. Arthur Champagne, Dean of Clonmacnois. He was formerly Aide-de-camp to the Duke of York, in which capacity he was the medium of many of those acts of generosity which procured for the Duke the well-merited appellation of the "soldiers' friend." Mr. Berkeley Paget had resided for many years in Hampton Court Palace, in which neighbourhood, as wherever else be has lived, he was universally esteemed and beloved.

Mr. Berkeley Paget married, Nov. 22, 1804, Sophia. Askell, daughter of the late Hon. William Bucknall Grimston, uncle to the present Earl of Verulam. By this lady, who was Bedchamber Woman to Queen Adelaide, he had issue four sons and three daughters:

1. the Right Hon. Gertrude-Jane Viscountess Guillamore, married in 1828 to Lt.-Col. Standish O'Grady, now Viscount Guillamore, and has issue a numerous family;

2. Frederick Paget, esq. Capt. in the Coldstream Guards, and M.P. for Beaumaris;

3. Eleanor, married in 1825 to Sir William George Hylton Jolliffe, Bart. M.P. for Petersfield;

4. Catesby Paget, esq. Capt. 7th Foot, who married, in 1839, Florinda-Frances, eldest daughter of the late Capt. Thomas Monck Mason, R.N. and was left a widower in 1842;

5. the Hon. Matilda-Susannah Paget, a Maid of Honour to the Queen;

6. Leopold ; and:

7. Lennox, who died an infant in 1827.

The Will of Berkeley Paget
Bequeathed all his estate and effects to his wife, Sophia and declared her to be his sole executrix. Will executed on the twenty eighth of September, 1808.
The will was proved at London on the 16th November 1842.


1841 Census:

Hampton Court Palace, Hampton
Berkeley Paget - 60 - Middlesex
Sophia Paget - 55 - Middlesex
Frederick Paget - 30 - 1811 - Middlesex
Matilda Paget - 25 - 1816 - Middlesex

Hon Berkeley Thomas Paget
(Bartolo, or The Villain)