John Dawson Sackett

FatherGilbert "Bertie" Sackett (1874-1933)
MotherMabel Agnes Dawson (1879-1945)
John Dawson Sackett, son of Gilbert "Bertie" Sackett and Mabel Agnes Dawson, was born in Thanet, KentG, on 22 October 19141,2 and died there aged 77 on 28 December 1991.3,4,5 He married in ThanetG on 25 September 1942, Lillian Kate Adams.3,6,7 Lillian was born in ThanetG on 21 February 19158,2 and died there aged about 62 in 1977.9
     In 1921 John was living at 8 Salisbury Avenue, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his parents Gilbert and Mabel, and was recorded in the census as John Dawson Sackett, aged six.10
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, John was a van driver, living at 8 Salisbury Avenue, RamsgateG, with his mother (Mabel) Agnes, sister Olive and twin brother Stanley. John's future wife Lillian was a dairy clerk, living at 38 Duncan Road, Ramsgate, in the household of George and Sarah Aubrey.11,12
     John left a will which was proved in Brighton, SussexG, on 4 February 1992.5

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1914. Sackett, John D (mother's maiden name: Dawson). Thanet."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. Email from Michael Anthony Sackett to Chris Sackett.
  4. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "Dec 1991. Sackett, John Dawson, b. 22 Oct 1914. Thanet. 16:1965:1291."
  5. "England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1858-2019" (Findmypast image), "Sackett, John Dawson of 19 Beaufort Ave Ramsgate Kent died 28 Dec 1991 Probate Brighton 4 Feb 1992 not exceeding £125000."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1942. Sackett, John D. Spouse: Adams. Thanet. 2a:3621."
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1942. Adams, Lilian K. Spouse: Sackett. Thanet. 2a:3621."
  8. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1915. Adams, Lilian K. Mother: Norris. Thanet. 2a:2001."
  9. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" , "Mar qtr 1977. Sackett, Lillian Kate, b. 21 Feb 1915. Thanet. 16:2029."
  10. 1921 England census, 8 Salisbury Avenue, St Lawrence Intra, Kent
    5 rooms
    Gilbert Sackett, head, 46y 9m, married, b. Broadstairs, Kent, gas inspector, R Corporation Gas Dept, Ramsgate, Gas Works
    Mabel Agnes Sackett, wife, 42y 4m, married, b. Broadstairs, home duties
    Doris May Sackett, daughter, 17y 9m, single, b. Ramsgate, Kent, dressmaker, Madam Flora Dressmaker, 18 York Street, Broadstairs
    Ivy Grace Sackett, daughter, 16y 6m, single, b. Ramsgate, shop assistant, Woolworths Bazaar, High Street, Ramsgate
    Frank Wilfred Sackett, son, 12y 9m, b. Ramsgate
    Olive Frances Sackett, daughter, 8y 10m, b. Ramsgate
    Stanley William Sackett, son, 6y 8m, b. Ramsgate
    John Dawson Sackett, son, 6y 8m, b. Ramsgate
    Harold Gilbert Sackett, son, 2y 11m, b. Ramsgate.
  11. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 8 Salisbury Avenue, Ramsgate M B, Kent: RG101/1766A/013/20, Agnes M Sackett, b. 20 Feb 1879, widowed, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/1766A/013/21, Olive F Sackett, b. 6 Aug 1912, single, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/1766A/013/22, Stanley W Sackett, b. 22 Oct 1914, single, musician; RG101/1766A/013/23, John D Sackett, b. 22 Oct 1914, single, van driver (motor).
  12. "1939 Register" , Aubrey household, 38 Duncan Road, Ramsgate M B, Kent: George F A Aubrey, b. 1877, married, builders foreman; Sarah A E Aubrey, b. 1875, married, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/1766F/018/4, Lilian K Adams (later Sackett), b. 21 Feb 1915, single, dairy clerk.
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited9 Feb 2024

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