Birth: 14 April 1885

Place or Registered Place of Birth: Belgrave Square, London, Middlesex

Baptism: Not Known

Place of Baptism: Not Known

Death: 21 February 1947 - Aged 62

Place or Registered Place of Death: Kensington, London

Father: Alexander Victor Paget

Mother: Hester Alice Stapleton-Cotton

Spouse(s): Victoria Marjorie Harriet Manners

Date of Marriage: 3 August 1912

Place or Registered Place of Marriage: St. George's, Hanover Square, Middlesex


Alexandra Mary Caroline Cecilia Paget (1913-1973)
Elizabeth Hester Mary Paget (1916-1980)
Mary Patricia Beatrice Rose Paget (1918-1996)
Rose Mary Primrose Paget (1919-2005)
George Charles Henry Victor Paget (1922-)
Katherine Mary Veronica Paget (1922-)


Most Hon. Sir Charles Henry Alexander Paget, G.C.V.O., 6th Marquess of Anglesey ( U. K. , 4 July 1815) ; 7th Earl of Uxbridge (G.B. , 19 May 1784) ; 15th Baron Paget (Eng., 23 Jan. 1552) and 9th Bart. (G.B., 4 July 1730) ; D.L.Anglesey, Capt. Res. of Officers, R.H.G., Lord Chamberlain to Queen Mary since 1922, served Great War 1914-18, has Order of the Nile, 4th Class [Supporters — Two heraldic tigers, sable, ducally gorged, tufted and maned argent], b. 1885; m. 1922, Lady Victoria Marjorie Harriet Manners, d. of 8th Duke of Rutland; and has issue—George Charles Henry Victor Paget, commonly called Earl of Uxbridge, b. 1922 ; Lady Alexandra Mary Caroline Cecilia ; Lady Elizabeth Hester Mary ; Lady Mary Patricia Beatrice Rose; Lady Rose Mary Primrose ; and Lady Katharine Mary Veronica. Seats—Beau Desert, Rugeley, Staffordshire; Plas Newydd, Isle of Anglesey. Town res.—170 Queen's Gate, S.W.7. Clubs—Carlton, Turf.

Charles Henry Alexander Paget, 6th Marquess of Anglesey, born 14 April 1885, died 21 February 1947 - He died in London. The Times, 22 Feb. 1947, p. 7, col. D.


Paget was born in 1885, the son of Lord Alexander Paget, was educated at Eton and the Royal Military College Sandhurst and in 1905 he succeeded as Marquess of Anglesey on the demise of his childless cousin. In 1911 he was Mayor of Burton upon Trent and went on to serve in the First World War with the Royal Horse Guards as aide-de-camp to the General Officer Commanding in Egypt in 1915 (for which he was decorated with the Order of the Nile) and then as Assistant Military Secretary to General Officer Commanding in Ireland in 1916. He served in the Home Guard in World War II.

On 3 August 1912, he married Lady Victoria Manners, a daughter of the 8th Duke of Rutland and they had six children:

Lady Alexandra Mary Cecilia Caroline Paget (15 June 1913–22 May 1973 (aged 59), married Sir Michael Duff, 3rd Baronet.
Lady Elizabeth Hester Mary Paget (b. 28 October 1916 (1916-10-28) (age 93), married Raimund von Hofmannsthal.
Lady Mary Patricia Beatrice Rose Paget (19 January 1918–28 March 1996 (aged 78), died unmarried.
Lady Rose Mary Primrose Paget (27 July 1919–1 November 2005 (aged 86), married Hon. John Francis McLaren.
George Charles Henry Victor Paget, Earl of Uxbridge (b. 8 October 1922 (1922-10-08) (age 87)
Lady Katharine Mary Veronica Paget (b. 8 October 1922 (1922-10-08) (age 87), married (1) Jocelyn Eustace Gurney, (2) Charles Farrell.
After World War I he was Lord Chamberlain to Queen Mary from 1922 till his death in 1947.

He commissioned the artist Rex Whistler to undertake a decorative mural scheme for the family seat at Plas Newydd. The trompe l'oeil paintings and murals and a permanent exhibition of Whistler memorabilia are now one of major attractions at this property.


1891 Census:

Oaklands Cottage, Bunbury Lane, Bunbury, Cheshire
Hester A. Paget - Head - Married - 39 - Bognor, Sussex
Winifred C.H. Paget - Daughter - 9 - Scholar - Belgrave Square, London
Beatrice S. Paget - Daughter - 7 - Scholar - Belgrave Square, London
Charles H.A. Paget - Son - 5 - Scholar - Belgrave Square, London
Victor W. Paget - Son - 1 - Belgrave Square, London

Sir Charles Henry Alexander Paget
6th Marquess of Anglesey