Shirley Paget, Marchioness of Anglesey, British writer, Died at 92


Elizabeth Shirley Vaughan Morgan, Dowager Marchioness of Anglesey was born on December 4, 1924 and died on January 21, 2017.

She was better known as Dame Shirley Paget.

She was a British writer and the daughter of novelists Charles Langbridge Morgan and Hilda Vaughan.

Pirior to her marriage, Paget worked in the Foreign Office as personal secretary to Gladwyn Jebb.

Shirley was President of the National Federation of Women’s Institutes 1966-1969, a board member of the British Council 1985-1995, chairman of the Broadcasting Complaints Commission 1987-1991, and vice-chairman of the Museums and Galleries Commission 1989-1996.

Shirley Paget wrote The Countrywoman’s Year (1960).

Shirley married Henry Paget, 7th Marquess of Anglesey (8 October 1922 – 13 July 2013) on 16 October 1948.

Upon her marriage her surname became Paget and she gained the title, Marchioness of Anglesey.

Together they had five children.