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Bangor University
Paget Family Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS PAG

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Paget Family Papers

Short Title: Paget Family Papers

Creation date(s): 1783 -1900

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 68 items

Name of creator(s): Paget Family

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Paget Family has been connected with Plas Newydd, Llanedwen, Anglesey since the marriage in 1737 of Nicholas Bayly of Anglesey (d. 1782) and Caroline Paget of Staffordshire (d. 1766), which united two of the most influential families in Britain. Their second son and heir Henry Bayly (1744-1812) took the name Paget on succeeding to the barony of Beaudesert, Staffordshire in 1769 and was created earl of Uxbridge in 1784. His eldest son and successor Henry William Paget (1768-1854) had a military career and was created first Marquess of Anglesey in 1815 for his success on the battlefield. He was MP for Caernarfon as were his brothers Edward and Charles, two other brothers William and Berkeley (1750-1842) represented Anglesey in parliament. Further genealogical detail is available in John Edwards Griffith Pedigrees of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire families (1914)

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Comprises: Bundle (i): the Hon. Berkeley Paget's marriage settlement and related documents, 1783-1856; Bundle (ii): Lady Mary Paget's marriage settlement and related deeds, 1803-1846; Bundle (iii): Lady Caroline Paget's marriage settlement and a related deed, 1817; Bundle (iv): marriage settlement of Stewart Henry Paget and Charlotte Jemima Williams and related documents, 1834-1872; Bundle (v): Lady Mary Paget's marriage settlements, 1838-1839.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 37139-37206

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Material received from the British Record Association (BRA number: 2246)

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Plas Newydd Manuscripts , Lord Uxbridge Marriage Settlement Papers , Peckover, Burrill and Owen Papers . Collection level descriptions are available on the Archives Hub .

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, May 2002.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Marriage settlements | England | Oxhey
Marriage settlements | England | St Clement
Marriage settlements | England | Watford
Marriage settlements | Ireland
Marriage settlements | Ireland | Kilmallock

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Kilmallock (Ireland)
Oxhey (England)
St Clement (England)
Watford (England)

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