Nicholas Bayly (Anglesey MP)

Colonel Nicholas Bayly (1747 – 7 June 1812) was a British soldier and Member of Parliament.[1]


Bayly was the third son of Sir Nicholas Bayly, 2nd Baronet, and Caroline, daughter of Brigadier-General Thomas Paget.
He was baptised on the 1 Jun 1747 at Llanedwen, Anglesey, Wales.
He was the younger brother of Henry Bayly-Paget, 1st Earl of Uxbridge, and the uncle of Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey. The family seat was Plas Newydd.[2]
Press cutting - Oxford Journal 27 June 1812 - Deaths: At Weymouth, aged 64 years, Colonel Nicholas Bayly, brother to the Earl of Uxbridge.

Military and political careerEdit

Bayly was a Colonel in the Royal West Middlesex Militia and a Lieutenant-Colonel in the 1st Foot Guards. He was returned to parliament for Anglesey in 1784, a seat he held until 1790. He was succeeded as MP by his nephew William Paget.[1]


Bayly married Fanny (née Nettlefold). He died in June 1812.[1] Their second son was Gen. Sir Henry Bayly.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Namier, Lewis; Brooke, John (1985). The House of Commons 1754-1790. Boydell & Brewer. p. 69. ISBN 9780436304200. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Deaths". Gentleman's Magazine, or Monthly Intelligencer. Edward Cave. 80: 654. November 1865.
  3. ^ Burnham, Robert; McGuigan, Ron (2017). Wellington's Brigade Commanders: Peninsula and Waterloo. Pen & Sword Military. p. 40. ISBN 9781473850828.
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
The Viscount Bulkeley
Member of Parliament for Anglesey
Succeeded by
Hon. William Paget