2nd Sept 1908 – 2nd Jan 1990
Baron Paget of Northampton QC otherwise fondly known as ‘Reggie’, was born on the 2nd of September 1908 into a renowned Shires hunting family. He and his brother, who died at a young age, were brought up at Sulby Hall near Welford in the heart of the Pytchley Country. It was at the time when the great Frank Freeman was hunting the hounds and Reggie’s childhood would have been spent hunting with there and having odd days with the Fernie. Not only was this during the golden era of foxhunting, but also being in a galloping grass country, there could not have been a better time and place to cut ones young teeth against those stiff Northamptonshire / Leicestershire hedges.
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