Catherine Laura Sackett

FatherWilliam Smith Sackett (1880-1965)
MotherLaura Catherine McKenna (c 1883-before 1928)
Catherine Laura Sackett, daughter of William Smith Sackett and Laura Catherine McKenna, was born at 2 St Stephen's Place, St Jacques, St Peter Port, GuernseyG, on 11 January 1907.1 She died aged 97 in Beverley, YorkshireG, on 23 January 2004.2,3 She was unmarried.
     In 1911 Catherine was living at Les Osmonds, St Sampson's, GuernseyG, in the household of her parents William and Laura, and was recorded in the census as Catherine Laura Sackett, aged four and born in St Peter Port.4
     In 1921 she was living at 3 New Paris Street, St Peter PortG, and was recorded as Catharine Laura Sackett, aged 14. She was boarding with her father William and sister Doris in the household of William's sister Laura and brother-in-law Thomas Keyho.5
     Catherine trained as a teacher at Southlands Training College, Battersea, LondonG. She returned briefly to Guernsey, taking her first teaching job there in 1929 before moving in the same year to Hull, Yorkshire, where she taught in a number of girls' schools.6
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Catherine was living at 54 High Street, Goole, YorkshireG. She was a school teacher.7

Sackett.— Catherine (Cath). Of Beverley, in Hull Royal Infirmary on 23rd January 2004 shortly after celebrating her 97th birthday. Friend of many and a dedicated supporter of Girl Guiding, The Red Cross, and many other charities. Service of Thanksgiving will be held after a private cremation on Wednesday 4th February at 10.45 am at Toll Gavel Methodist Church, Beverley."

Hull Daily Mail, Yorkshire, 30 Jan 2004

 Notes & Citations

  1. Register of Births, Guernsey (Guernsey Greffe, Royal Court House), 186/18, "11 January 1907 Catherine Laura d. William Smith Sackett & Laura Catherine McKenna, b. at 2 St Stephen's Place, St Jacques. Father's occupation: jardinier."
  2. Telephone 1 Feb 2004, Gwen Long, goddaughter of Catherine Sackett, to Chris Sackett.
  3. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "Jan 2004. Sackett, Catherine Laura, b. 11 Jan 1907. Hull. 550/1:B79A:227:104."
  4. 1911 Channel Islands census, Les Osmonds, St Sampson's
    4 rooms
    William Smith Sackett, head, 31, m. 6y, gardener, worker, b. Yorkshire, Walkington, father b. Kent, Hythe
    Laura Catherine Sackett, wife, 26, m. 6y, 3 ch., all living, b. St Peter Port, father b. Inverness
    Doris Ada Sackett, dau, 5, b. St Peter Port, father b. Walkington
    Catherine Laura Sackett, dau, 4, b. St Peter Port, father b. Walkington
    Arthur George A Sackett, son, 1, b. St Sampson's, father b. Walkington.
  5. 1921 England census, 3 New Paris Road, St Peter Port, Guernsey
    6 rooms
    Thomas John Keyho, head, 38y 5m, married, b. St Peter Port, baker & confectioner general agent, own account, Rohais Rd, Guernsey
    Laura Keyho, wife, 38y 7m, married, b. Walkington, Yorkshire, assisting in above business
    Ruth Bichard Keyho, daughter, 14y 3m, b. St Peter Port
    Dulcie Lillie Keyho, daughter, 10y 5m, b. St Martin, Guernsey
    John Arthur Keyho, son, 8y 7m, b. St Martin
    William Smith Sackett, boarder, 41y 5m, married, b. Walkington, Yorkshire, grower foreman, Partners Ltd, Fruit & Flower, St Andrews
    Doris Ada Sackett, daughter, 15y 9m, single, b. St Peter Port, home duties
    Catharine Laura Sackett, daughter, 14y 5m, b. St Peter Port
    Alfred James Sackett, visitor, 55y 8m, married, b. Rye, Sussex, out of work, Rowe & Mitchell Granite Merchants, Alderney.
  6. "Teachers' Registration Council Registers 1914-1948" (Findmypast image), "Sackett, Catherine Laura, reg. 1 Feb 1933, no. 90593, Sir Henry Cooper Girls' School, Hull, Board of Education Certificate, Southlands Training College, Battersea, SW, experience: Assistant Mistress, Hautes Capelles Boys' School, Guernsey, 1929; Chiltern Street Girls' School, Hull, 1929; Hebrew Street Girls' School, Hull, 1929; Somerset Street Girls' School, Hull, 1929-1930; Eastfield Road Temporary School, Hull, 1930; Somerset Street Girls' School, Hull, 1930-1932; Selby Street West Girls' School, Hull, 1932; and later Sir Henry Cooper Girls' School, Hull."
  7. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Hotchin household, 54 High Street, Goole R D, Yorkshire (West Riding): Thomas H Hotchin, b. 1887, married, master tailor; Maud Hotchin, b. 1883, married, unpaid domestic duties; Catherine L Sackett, b. 11 Jan 1907, single, school teacher.
Sackett line9th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsDescendants of Jabez Sackett
Last Edited31 Mar 2023

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