Authorised form of namePaget; Sir; George Edward (1809 - 1892)
Dates1809 - 1892
Place of birthGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
Date of birth22 December 1809
Place of deathCambridge, Cambridgeshire
Date of death16 January 1892
Charterhouse; Caius College, Cambridge. BA (1831), MB (1833), MD (1839, Cambridge, and Dublin); DCL (Oxford and Durham); LLD (Edinb)
Fellow of Caius College, Cambridge; Physician, Addenbrookes' Hospital, Cambridge (1841-1884); President, General Medical Council (1864-1869); Regius Professor of Physic, Cambridge (1872-1892); had a large practice in Cambridge; died of influenza
KCB 1885
FRCP (1839)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/06/1873
RelationshipsSeventh of seventeen children of Samuel Paget of Great Yarmouth; brother of Sir James Paget (FRS 1851); father-in-law of Hans Gadow (FRS 1892), of Charles Roy (FRS 1884) and of J J Thomson (FRS 1884); grandfather of George Paget Thomson (FRS 1930)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1891-1892 vol 50 pp xiii signed by G M H
Gudrun Richardson, 'A Norfolk Network within the Royal Society' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 27-39, plate
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA5705
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1873/12Paget, Sir George Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/5/1222Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons30 January 1892
MC/9/578Letter from Dr [George Edward] Paget, Cambridge, to [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]14 June 1873
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
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