William James Sackett

FatherSamuel Henry Sackett (1844-1880)
MotherEmma Rosetta Roberts (1841-)
Birth1872, Camberwell, SurreyG,1,2
Death1940, Brentwood, EssexG,3,4
Marriage1900, Camberwell, LondonGCaroline "Carrie" Wolsey5,6,7
William James Sackett, gas collector, son of Samuel Henry Sackett and Emma Rosetta Roberts, was born in Camberwell, SurreyG, on 1 March 1872.1,2 He died aged 68 at Billericay Hospital, Brentwood, EssexG, on 1 January 1940.3,4 He married at St George's Church, Camberwell, LondonG, on 23 June 1900, Caroline "Carrie" Wolsey.5,6,7 She was born on 8 February 18748 and died aged 82 in Lewisham, KentG, in 1956.9
     In 1891 William was living at 41 Cowan Street, Camberwell, LondonG, in the household of his widowed mother Emma, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, a mineral water machine minder, single, aged 19 and born in Camberwell.10
     In 1911 he was living at 130 Camberweill Road, Camberwell, LondonG, and was recorded as William James Sackett, a lamp attendant for the gas company, head of household, aged 39 and born in Camberwell. Living with him were his wife Caroline, 37, and their daughters, Phyllis, 4, and Dorothy, aged nine months.11
(1911 census)

     In 1921 he was living at 379 Albany Road, CamberwellG, and was recorded as William James Sackett, a gas meter collector, head of household, aged 49. Living with him were his wife Caroline, 47, and their children, Phyllis, 14, and Dorothy, aged eleven.12
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, William and Caroline were living at Jesse Dene, Brentford Avenue, Billericay, EssexG. William was a retired gas collector.2
     Administration of the residue of William's estate in the amount of £40 was granted on 27 July 1946 to his widow Caroline.13

Children of William James Sackett and Caroline "Carrie" Wolsey

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Jun qtr 1872. Sackett, William James. Camberwell. 1d:729."
  2. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, Jesse Dene, Brentford Avenue, Billericay U D, Essex: RG101/1480D/003/43, William J Sackett, b. 1 Mar 1872, married, gas collector retired; RG101/1480D/003/44, Caroline Sackett, b. 8 Feb 1874, married, unpaid domestic duties.
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Mar qtr 1940. Sackett, William J, 68. Brentwood."
  4. Probate record.
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1900. Sackett, William James. Camberwell. 1d:1433."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1900. Wolsey, Caroline. Camberwell. 1d:1433."
  7. Marriages Register, St George, Camberwell, Surrey (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "23 June 1900, William James Sackett, 28, bachelor, gas-fitter, of 52 Neate Street, father: Samuel Sackett (deceased), furrier; and Caroline Wolsey, 26, spinster, of 2 Southampton Street, father: Frederick Wolsey (deceased), builder. Banns. Both signed. Witnesses: Edith Clarke, Samuel Sackett."
  8. 1939 Register.
  9. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1956. Sackett, Caroline, 82. Lewisham."
  10. 1891 England census, RG12, piece 485, folio 98, p. 59, GSU roll 6095595
    41 Cowan St, Camberwell, London
    Emma Sackett, head, wid, 48, mantle machinist, b. London, Newington
    Willm Sackett, son, single, 19, mineral water machine minder, b. London, Camberwell
    Saml Sackett, son, 17, mineral water labourer, b. London, Bermondsey
    Henry Raper, lodger, married, 35, bookbinder, b. London, Islington.
  11. 1911 England census, 130 Camberwell Rd, London SE
    3 rooms
    William James Sackett, head, 39, married, lamp attendant, Gas Company, worker, b. Camberwell
    Caroline Sackett, wife, 37, m. 11y, 2 ch, both living, b. Camberwell
    Phyllis Edith Sackett, dau, 4, b. Camberwell
    Dorothy Emma Sackett, dau, 9 months, b. Camberwell.
  12. 1921 England census, 379 Albany Road, Camberwell, London
    4 rooms
    William James Sackett, head, 49y 3m, married, b. Camberwell, gas works, slot meter collector, South Metropolitan Gas Co, 709 Old Kent Rd
    Caroline Sackett, wife, 47y 4m, married, b. Camberwell, laundry starcher, Blue House Laundry, Walworth Rd
    Phyllis Edith Sackett, daughter, 14y 8m, b. Camberwell, at home, house work
    Dorothy Emma Sackett, daughter, 11y 11m, b. Camberwell.
  13. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "Sackett William James of Jessendene Brentford-avenue Brentford Essex died 1 January 1940 at Billericay Hospital Brentwood Essex Administration London 27 July 1946 to Caroline Sackett widow. Effects £40."
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited16 Nov 2022

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