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lDEATH OF LORD ALFRED PAGET.

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DEATH OF LORD ALFRED PAGET. We regret to announce the death on Fri- day night of Lord Alfred Paget, which took place, somewhat unexpectedly, on board his yacht, off Inverness. His lordship had been indisposed for a few weeks before his death, but it was hoped that hi. vigorous constitution, tssi:t:d by pete t;etsh bee:orztheco;:to I which, as vice-commodore of the Royal Thames Yacht Club, he had long been attached, woolrl soon restore him to health. On Sitnrday, however, a telegram was received by his sister, Countpss Sydney, at FroLnAl, Fontscray, announcing the fittal result of Lord Alfred's illness. His lordship was born in 1816, and was the third son of Field Marshal Henry William, second Earl and first Marquis of Anglesey, K.G., a distinguished cavalry officer, who served in the Peninsular War and lost a leg at Vaterloo. and was twice Lord-lieutenant of Ireland. Lord Alfred's mother was a daughter of the first Earl Cadogan. and was celebrated for her beauty. Few faces and figures were better known in the West-end, at every theatre in the metropolis, and in al) the haunts of fashion, than those of the universally popular nobleman who has just passed away. Like most of the male members of his family. Lord Alfred was ed icated at Westminster Rchnol. and entered the Roval Horse Guards in 1832, became cantain in 1810, msjor in 1845, lieutenant-colonel in 1854, colonel in 1865. majnr. general in 1872. lieutenant-general in 1877, ,,d an?r?inl88t. r,.? 1837 to 1865 h. ,t in the Liberft) interest as one of the memh'Y8 for Lich- fieldâa borough in which, from its proximity to Beaudesert, the princely country seat of his father, the influence of his family was long paramount. From July. 1846, to March, 1852. he filled the offices of chief equerry and clerk marshal to her Majesty, to which he was re-apnointed in Decem- her, 1852, on the accession of Lord Aberdeen's Ministry to power, and held them until March. 1858. He was annointed to them for the thirrl time in June, 1859. nd continnen to hold them both until August. 1874, when he resigned that of chief equerry. A sreat favonrite with the Queen and the Princeof Wales, Lord Alfred Paget, whooe tall, stately fiaure and rubicund good humoured countenance were universally known, will be greatly missed at the West-end and among associates of the Royal Thames Yacht Club. In 1847 he married M'ss Cecilia Wvndham. the youngest danahter nf Mr George Thomas Wyndham, of Cromer Hall, Norfolk, by whnm he leaves tliirteen ohildrpn. His eldest son, Captain Arthur Henry Fitzrov Paget, was married in 1878, to Miss Mary Stevens, daughter of the late Mr Paran Qt8venQ, of New York. In P"rJif\meot Lord AUred Paget was a much less conspicuous member than hiselder brother. Admiral Lord Clarence Pauet, who was secretary to the Admiralty from 1855 to 1866 cVrefly under Lord Palmerston. and was noteo fa' the itext.erity and ability of hi. official answers and speeches. Lord Clarence, who was born in 1811, survives his brother, Lord Alfred, who was his junior by five years. The late Lord Alfred Pairet was an uncle of the present Marquis of Anglesey.

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