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PAGET of Cranmore Hall

SIR RICHARD HERBERT PAGET, 4TH BT , of Cranmore Hall, Co Somerset [Sir Richard Paget Bt, Burridge Heath Farm, Little Bedwyn, Wilts SN8 3JR]; born 17 Feb 1957; succeeded f 1992; educated Eton; ind mktg consultant AES 1983–87, Nixdorf Computers 1987–88, Inforem plc 1989–89, sales manager SAS Inst 1989–95; married 1985 •Richenda Rachel, daughter of Rev Preb John Theodore Cameron Bucke Collins (see HAZLERIGG, B), and has:

1a •Emma Rachel; born 17 June 1986

2a •(Richenda) Elizabeth; born 29 Dec 1988

3a •Camilla Mary; born 5 May 1991

Lineage: JOHN PAGET, of Rugby; married 17 Sept 1632 Joyce Harris (died May 1691) and was buried 30 Nov 1659, leaving, with two daughters:

JOHN PAGET; baptised 8 March 1639; married 9 Sept 1662 Mary Bishop and had, with three daughters:

JOHN PAGET; educated Queen's College Oxford (MA 1685); sold his estate at Daventry; bought the Manor of Pointington, Somerset; Rector Pointington and Sandford Orcas 1691; baptised 13 Oct 1663; married 5 Dec 1693 Mary (baptised 21 Jan 1668; died 27 Nov 1735), daughter of John Ruddock, of Almsford, Somerset, and died 20 April 1745, leaving, with an elder son and and four daughters:

THOMAS PAGET; baptised 11 Jan 1706; MA, Fell Ch Ch Oxford, Rector St Mewan's Cornwall, Clifton Maubank Dorset 1742, Bradford Abbas Dorset 1743, Pointington 1745, Mells 1751; married Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Cobb, of Basildon, Berks, and had, with other issue:

1a John (Rev); born 1728; Vicar Doulting, Somerset; married 1st 27 Aug 1757 Anne (died Aug 1758), daughter of Rev Benjamin Milward, Rector Mells, and had:

1b Anna Aletheia Elizabetha; married 1781 Rev William Phelips (died 1806), of Montacute, Somerset, and died 7 July 1816, leaving issue

1a (cont.) The Rev John Paget married 2nd Sarah (died 29 April 1793), daughter of Samuel Jeffery, and died 5 Oct 1782, leaving by her an only surviving dau:

2b Sarah Jeffery; born Sept 1766; married 24 April 1802 Rev Edward Bradford, BD, Rector Stalbridge, Dorset, and died 1810, leaving issue


3a William; born 5 Nov 1735; married 1 July 1765 Sarah Salmon, of Wrington, Somerset, and died 2 Sept 1785, leaving:

1b Sarah Maria; born 30 Oct 1770; married 7 Oct 1790 Rev John Peploe Mosley (see RAVENSDALE, B) and had issue

4a Robert; born 1739; DCL, Fell Magdalen College Oxford; died unmarried 10 Aug 1793

The Rev THOMAS PAGET died 2 Jan 1783; his 3rd son,

RICHARD PAGET, of Newberry House and Cranmore Hall, Somerset; born 1 Dec 1730; MA; married 1 July 1760 Mary (born 1 Dec 1732; died 2 Nov 1807), eldest daughter and eventually sole heiress of James Moore, of Chilcompton, Somerset (4th s of John Moore, of Newberry House, Kilmerson, by Mary, n of Benjamin Bradford, of Cranmore Hall), through her inherited the Newberry and E Cranmore estates 1779 and 1791, and had:


2a Richard; born 7 July 1766; Probationer Fell Magdalen College Oxford, Curate E Cranmore; died unmarried 9 Dec 1794

3a Thomas; born 7 Dec 1767; married 4 March 1800 his 2nd cousin Mary (died 5 Dec 1810), only daughter of Francis Moore, of Eggington House, Beds, and died without issue 10 April 1813

RICHARD PAGET died 8 April 1803; his eldest son,

JOHN PAGET, of Newberry and Cranmore; born 12 Dec 1761; married 24 Feb 1784 Jane, eldest daughter and eventually sole heiress of Rev Paul George Snow, of Clipsham Hall, Rutland, and died 21 Aug 1825, leaving, with other issue:


1a Jane Elizabeth; married 29 Aug 1809 John Gough, of Perry Hall and Old Fallings Hall, Staffs (see 1970 edn CALTHORPE, B), and died without issue 29 Feb 1848, leaving Old Fallings to her bro

2a Mary Anne (twin); married 25 May 1819 Francis Hutchinson Synge, s of Sir Robert Synge, 1st Bt (qv), and died without issue 5 Nov 1871

The son and heir,

JOHN MOORE PAGET, of Cranmore, JP, DL; born 17 June 1791; High Sheriff Rutland 1851; sold Clipsham 1865; bought the Manor of Doulting, Somerset; married 4 Oct 1827 Elizabeth Jane (died 22 Dec 1881), eldest daughter of Rev John Frederick Doveton, JP, DL, of Everdon Hall, Northants, Rector Mells-cum-Leigh and Burnet, Somerset, and died 4 June 1866, having had, with other issue:

1a RICHARD HORNER (Sir), 1st Bt

1a Jane Blanche Somerville; married 23 Aug 1851 Henry William Hoskins, of N Perrott, Somerset, eldest son of Rev Henry Hoskins, Preb Wells, and died 10 April 1896, having had issue. He died 22 Feb 1904

2a Margaret Doveton; married 7 Oct 1856 Lt Col Douglas William Parish Labalmondière, CB, Assist Commr Met Police (died 8 March 1893), and died 16 March 1931, leaving issue

JOHN MOORE PAGET died 4 June 1866; his younger son,

Sir Richard Horner Paget, 1st Bt (UK), so created 6 March 1886, PC (1895), of Cranmore Hall, JP, DL; born 14 March 1832; 66th Regt, Lt-Col 3rd Bn Somerset Vols, Chm QS and CC Somerset, MP E Somerset 1865–68, mid-Somerset 1868–85 and Wells 1885–95; married 13 Nov 1866 Caroline Isabel (died 29 July 1946), 2nd daughter of Henry Edward Surtees, of Redworth Hall, Co Durham (see BLG 1965), and Dane End, Herts, and had:


2a Freville John Moore; born 13 Aug 1870; died 17 May 1880

3a Geoffrey Moore; born 8 Sept 1881; Lt-Col Coldstream Gds, Assist Mil Sec to Govr Gen S Africa 1910–14, served Boer War 1901 (medal with two clasps) and WW I (wounded); died unmarried 15 Feb 1941

1a Aletheia Georgina; married 19 Jan 1898 Lt-Col Percy Robert Clifton, CMG, DSO, of Clifton Hall, Notts, and died 14 Nov 1904, having had issue (see BRUCE-CLIFTON, Bt)

2a Hylda Snow; married 2 Dec 1909 Archibald Edward Balfour, LLM, slr (died 22 March 1951), of Munden Parva, Herts, s of Archibald Balfour, and 24 Nov 1949, leaving issue

3a Dorothy Mary, DGStJ; married 2 Nov 1901 1st and last Viscount Gladstone (see GLADSTONE OF FASQUE AND BALFOUR, Bt) and died 20 June 1953

The 1st Bt died 3 Feb 1908; his eldest son,

Sir Richard Arthur Surtees Paget, 2nd Bt; born 13 Jan 1869; educated Eton and Madgdalen College Oxford; barrister Inner Temple 1895, Hon ARIBA, FRAI, FIPPS Lond, memb Roy Inst, specialist in speech, vocal acoustics and gesture language for educating congenitally deaf, Hon Assoc Memb Inst Town Planning, Sec Submarine and Electrical Sectn Admlty Bd Inventions 1915–18; married 1st 31 May 1897 Lady Muriel Evelyn Vernon Finch-Hatton, CBE, fndr St Petersburg hosp for wounded soldiers WW I (died 16 June 1938), only daughter of 12th Earl of Winchilsea and (7th Earl of) Nottingham (qv), and had:

1a Richard Hatton Harcourt; born 6 March 1898; died Oct 1898

2a JOHN STARR (Sir), 3rd Bt

1a Sylvia Mary OBE (1976); born 10 July 1901; educated Roedean and Newnham College Cambridge; fndr Prisoners' Wives Serv; married 18 Feb 1926 Sir Christopher John Chancellor, CMG (died 1989), gen manager Reuters, elder son of Lt-Col Sir John Robert Chancellor, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO (see BLG 1965), and died 26 Oct 1996, leaving:

1b •John Paget [John Chancellor Esq, Crown House, Caxton, Cambs]; born 1927; married 1959 (divorce 1968) Hon (Mary) Alice Jolliffe, daughter of 4th Baron Hylton of Hylton (qv), and has:

1c •(John) Edward Horner; born 1962

1c •Isabel Rose; born 1959; married 1982 •John Joseph Boothby (see BOOTHBY, Bt)

2c •Katharine Sylvia Anthony; born 1961; married 1st 1989 (divorce) Will(iam) Woodard Self, novelist, s of Prof Peter Self, of Canberra, Australia; married 2nd 2002 •Rowley Leigh, chef at Kensington Palace restaurant, and by her 1st husband has:

1d •Alexis; born 1990

1d •Maddy; born c 1993

3c •Anna Theodora; born April 1965; educated Inst of the Blessed Virgin Dorset and LAMDA; actress (notably ‘Duckface' in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) and Diana Lethaby in BBC2 TV's lesbian costume drama Tipping the Velvet (2003)); has by •Jock Scott:

1d •Poppy; born 1987

3c (cont.) Anna Chancellor married 1993 (divorce 1998, resumed maiden name) Nigel Willoughby, cameraman

2b •Alexander Surtees [Alexander Chancellor Esq, 1 Souldern Rd, London W14]; born 1940; educated Eton and Trin Hall Cambridge; Reuters 1964–74, ITN 1974–75, ed Spectator 1975–84, Time and Tide 1984–86, Sunday Telegraph: dep ed 1986, assoc ed 1994–, US ed Independent 1986–88, ed: Independent Magazine 1988–92 and New Yorker ‘Talk of the Town' 1992–93, columnist: The Times 1992–93, Guardian 1996–, Daily Telegraph 1998–; married 1964 •Susanna Elizabeth, only daughter of Martin Ridley Debenham (see DEBENHAM, Bt), and has:

1c •Elizabeth Beatrice; born 1964; married 1990 •Alexander Evelyn Michael Waugh, s of Auberon Waugh (see CARNARVON, E, and ONSLOW, E), and has issue

2c •Cecilia Mary; born 1966; model

1b •Teresa [Mrs John Wells, 1a Scarsdale Villas, London W8 6PT; Chapel Farm, East Chiltington, E Sussex BN7 3BA]; born 1933; married 1st 1953 (divorce 1977) Edward Victor Gatacre (see BLG 1972), and has:

1c •Thomas Jerome; born 1954; married 1990 •Elsebeth, daughter of Jorgen Tholstrup, and has:

1d •Jack Victor; born 1992

2c •William; born 1956; married 1994 •Catherine Lucy Emily, daughter of Sir Nigel Edward Seely, 5th Bt (qv), and has:

1d •Amelia Lettice; born 7 April 1997

1c •(Alice) Amelia; born 1960

2c •Maria Teresa; born 1964

3c •Cecily; born 1967

1b (cont.) Mrs Teresa Gatacre married 2nd 1982 John Campbell Wells, the writer and actor (died 11 Jan 1998), and by him had:

4c •Dorothy (Dolly) Perpetua; born 1971

2b •Susanna Maria [Mrs Nicholas Johnston, Shellingford House, Faringdon, Oxon SN7 7QA]; born 1935; married 1958 •Nicholas John Johnston, RIBA, and has:

1c •Clara Mary; b1960; married 1987 •(Edward) Percy Keswick Weatherall, elder son of Capt Anthony Weatherall, of Cowhill Tower, Dumfries, and has:

1d •Bertram Edward Johnston; born 1989

1d •Stella Nony; born 1991

2d •Ruby Susanna; born 1994

3d •Honor Violet; born 1997

2c •Lily Silvia; born 1962; married 1991 •Daniel Stevens, s of Dr Dominic John Charles Stevens, of Bolton

3c •Rose Pamela Muriel; born 1963; married 1994 •Adam Gardner, s of Michael Gardner, of Cobham, Surrey, and has:

1d •George Nicholas; born 1997

4c •Silvy Margaret; born 1968; married 1993 •Benjamin Joseph Keswick Weatherall, younger son of Capt Anthony Weatherall, and has:

1d •Ida Winefred; born 1995

2d •Barley Rose; born 1996

2a Pamela Winifred; born 7 Aug 1903; married 25 Sept 1925 (divorce 1935) 2nd Baron Glenconner (qv) and died 1989, leaving issue

3a Angela Sibell; born 14 Nov 1906; married 24 May 1928 Sir Piers Kenrick Debenham, 2nd Bt (qv), and died 16 June 1965, leaving issue

Sir Richard married 2nd 22 July 1939 Grace Hartley, only daughter of Walter Herbert Glover, of Birkdale and Grasmere, and died 23 Oct 1955

His only son,

Sir John Starr Paget, 3rd Bt; born 24 Nov 1914; educated Oundle and Trin College Cambridge (BA 1936, MA 1939); FIMechE, FIPE; married 11 Nov 1944 Nancy Mary, JP (Inner London 1955) (died 1999), elder daughter of Lt-Col Francis Woodbine Parish, DSO, MC, KRRC, and died Feb 1992, leaving:

1a Sir RICHARD HERBERT PAGET, 4th and present Bt

2a +DAVID VERNON JOHN [David Paget Esq, Chenies, Liphook Rd, Headley, Hants GU35 8HF]; born 26 March 1959; heir presumptive; educated Eton and Trin College Cambridge; married 1990 •Cluny Patricia Maxine, daughter of Cdr Duncan Macpherson, of Radbroke Hall, Salop, and has:

1b +(Alexander) Lachlan John; born 14 June 1994

1b •Antonia; born 10 June 1992

2b •Catriona Isabel; born 28 Nov 1997

1a •Patricia Mary [Mrs Philip Hawkes, 60 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France; Château De Missery, 21210 Saulieu, France]; born 5 Oct 1945; educated Downe Ho; proprietor real estate agency (French Historic Listed Chateaux); married 7 June 1975 •Philip John Anthony Hawkes, s of Frederic Clare Hawkes, and has:

1b •Lucy Mary; born 22 Aug 1980

2a •Rosemary Muriel [Mrs Christopher Inge, Westmead, Bleadney, Somerset BA5 1PF]; born 4 April 1948; married 22 July 1971 •Christopher Ralph William Richard Inge, eldest son of Maj Edward Inge, of Brightwell Manor, Wallingford, Berks, and has:

1b •Alexia Diana Nancy; born 1977

2b •Olivia Dorothy Jane; born 1980

3a •Elizabeth Frances, LVO (1998); born 3 Feb 1950; Lady-in-Waiting to HRH PRINCESS MARGARET, COUNTESS OF SNOWDON 1979–2002; married 1st 1981 (divorce 1985) Dr Angus A D Blair; married 2nd 1989 •Maj-Gen Charles Gerard Courtenay Vyvyan, CB, CBE (see VYVYAN, Bt)

4a •Davina Jane; born 29 May 1951; married 1 Jan 1972 •Rev (James) Adrian Hunter Pollard, s of Maj Benjamin James Prodbury Pollard, and has:

1b •(Etienne) James Hunter; born Feb 1979

2b •Benjamin David Hunter; born 13 Dec 1979

5a •Susan Glynne [Mrs Simon Thornhill, 265 Old Brompton Rd, London SW10]; born 4 Dec 1960; married 1988 •Maj Simon Thornhill, Scots Gds, younger son of Thomas Thornhill, of Buzzards Bay, MA, and has:

1b •Thomas; born 199–

1b •Catherine Starr; born 1991

2b •Fiona Surtees; born 1993

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