William James Sackett

FatherHerbert Sackett (1881-1963)
MotherMary Jane Ashby (1879-1953)
Birth1911, Canterbury, KentG,1,2,3
Death2000, Canterbury, KentG,4
Marriage1937, Canterbury, KentGMabel Evelyn Clifford5,6
William James Sackett, a master plasterer, son of Herbert Sackett and Mary Jane Ashby, was born in Canterbury, KentG, on 28 September 1911.1,2,3 He died there aged 88 in June 2000.4 He married in Canterbury, KentG, in 1937, Mabel Evelyn Clifford, daughter of Cyril Claude Clifford and Edith Mills.5,6 Mabel was born in Dartford, KentG, on 20 February 19177,8 and died aged 75 in Canterbury, KentG, in 1992.9
     In 1921 William was living at 52 Wincheap Street, CanterburyG, in the household of his parents Herbert and Mary, and was recorded in the census as William James Sackett, aged ten and born in Canterbury.10
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, William was living at 2 Prickle Lane, Canterbury, KentG. He was a plasterer. One of three closed records was probably that of his wife Mabel. They were living in the household of Mabel's father Cyril Clifford.11

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1911. Sackett, William James. Mother: Ashby. Canterbury. 2a:1728."
  2. Occupation from son's marriage record.
  3. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837–1915" (Ancestry transcript), "Jun qtr 2000. Sackett, William James, b. 28 Sep 1911. Canterbury. DST:5601D:17."
  4. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837–1915", "Jun 2000. Sackett, William James, b. 28 Sep 1911. Canterbury. 5601D:D5T:017:600."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1937. Sackett, William J. Spouse: Clifford. Canterbury. 2a:2719."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1937. Clifford, Mabel E. Spouse: Sackett. Canterbury. 2a:2719."
  7. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index" (Ancestry image), "Mar qtr 1917. Clifford, Mabel E. Mother: Mills. Dartford. 2a:1060."
  8. Death record.
  9. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Aug 1992. Sackett, Mabel Evelyn, b. 20 Feb 1917. Canterbury. 16:391:892."
  10. 1921 England census, 52 Wincheap Street, Canterbury, Kent
    5 rooms
    Herbert Sackett, head, 40y 4m, married, b. Canterbury, stoker gas works, Canterbury Gas and Water Company, Castle Street
    Mary Jane Sackett, wife, 42y, married, b. Canterbury, home duties
    Herbert George Sackett, son, 11y, b. Canterbury
    William James Sackett, son, 10y 9m, b. Canterbury
    Thomas Ernest Sackett, son, 9y 8m, b. Canterbury
    Percy Albert Sackett, son, 5y 10m, b. Canterbury
    John Henry Sackett, son, 1y 8m, b. Canterbury.
  11. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Clifford household, 2 Prickle Lane, Canterbury C B, Kent: Cyril C Clifford, b. 1888, plasterer; RG101/1676D/012/35, William J Sackett, b. 28 Sep 1911, married, plasterer; & 3 closed records.
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited5 Nov 2022

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