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date: 27 November 2022

Paget, Sir John (Starr)free

Paget, Sir John (Starr)free

3rd Bt cr 1886, of Cranmore Hall, Co. Somerset; CEng, FIMechE

Born 24 Nov. 1914; s of Sir Richard Paget, 2nd Bt and 1st wife, Lady Muriel Paget, CBE (d 1938), o d of 12th Earl of Winchilsea; m 1944, Nancy Mary Parish, JP, d of late Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Parish, DSO, MC; two s five d; died 7 Feb. 1992

Director, Somerset Fruit Machinery Ltd, since 1986; Proprietor, Sir John Paget Woodworker; Senior Partner, Haygrass Cider Orchards

Succession

S father 1955

Heir

s Richard Herbert Paget [b 17 Feb. 1957; m 1985, Richenda, d of Rev. J. T. C. B. Collins; three d]

Education

Oundle; Château D’Oex; Trinity College, Cambridge (MA)

Career

Joined English Electric Co. Ltd, 1936; Asst Works Supt, English Electric, Preston, 1941; joined D. Napier & Son Ltd, 1943; Assistant Manager, D. Napier & Son Ltd, Liverpool, 1945; Manager, D. Napier & Son Ltd, London Group, 1946; Dir and Gen. Man. D. Napier & Son Ltd, 1959–61; Works Director, Napier Aero Engines, 1961–62. Director: Thermal Syndicate Ltd, Wallsend, 1939–84 (Chm., 1973–80; Chm. Emeritus, 1980–84); Glacier Metal Group, 1963–65; Hilger & Watts, 1965–68; Rank Precision Industries Ltd, 1968–70. Hon. DTech Brunel, 1976. Silver Medal, Instn of Production Engineers, 1950

Recreations

Music, cooking

Club

Athenæum

Address

Haygrass House, Taunton, Somerset TA3 7BS

Taunton (0823) 331779