Birth: 21 May 1860

Place or Registered Place of Birth: Leicester, Leicestershire

Baptism: Not Known

Place of Baptism: Not Known

Death: 4 February 1934 - Aged 73

Place or Registered Place of Death: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Father: Edmund Arthur Paget

Mother: Martha Patty Maudeline Manners

Spouse(s): Gertrude Williams

Date of Marriage: 1918 - December Quarter

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


Anne Paget (1920-After 2003)


Captain John Otho Paget was decorated with the award of Military Cross (M.C.). Captain John Otho Paget usually went by his middle name of Otho.

John was an author. Wrote, inter alia, books on hunting.

The Times - February 6, 1934
Captain J.O. Paget
Captain John Otho Paget, M.C., Master of the Thorpe Satchville Beagles, died at his home at Burrough, Melton Mowbray, on Sunday, at the age of 73. Captain Paget founded the Beagles in the 1890-91 season and, excepting. the War years. hunted them regularly until he fell a victim to pleurisy-at Christmas: His death recalls the steeplechase which was held at midnight in March, 1890, at Melton Mowbray. All. the riders taking part wore white nightshirts .instead of riding kit; and the race was over a three-mile course. which was, illuminated by -oil lamps. Captain Paget finished second to Major A. E. Burnaby, of Baggrave Hall, Leicestershire who is now the sole survivor. Captain Paget was formerly Hunting Correspondent of the Field. He was educated at University. College School and on the training ship Conway, and spent two years in the merchant service. In his early days he sailed in a "windjammer." In the War be served in the 11th (Southdown) Battalion of The Royal Sussex Regiment, was mentioned in dispatches and awarded the M.C.

He edited "Beckford's Thoughts on Hunting," the Haddon Hall Library edition of Hunting; and was the author of “Memories of the Shires," 1920; "Beagles and Beagling"; and "The Art of Beagling," 1932. In 1918 he married Gertrude, widow of Captain C. Williams, and had one daughter.


1901 Census:

Thorpe Satchville, Thorpe Satchville, Leicestershire
John O. Paget - Head - Single - 40 - Farmer - Leicester
Claude A. Paget - Brother - Married - 42 - Living on Own Means - Italy

Captain John Otho Paget