William Frederick Sackett

FatherGeorge Robert Sackett (1854-1916)
MotherCaroline Edith Pillow (1852 or 1853-)
Birth1890, Ramsgate, KentG,1,2,3
Baptism1890, Ramsgate, KentG,4
Death1968, Thanet, KentG,5
Marriage1915, Ramsgate, KentGEthel Strevens6,7,8
William Frederick Sackett, son of George Robert Sackett and Caroline Edith Pillow, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, on 21 September 1890.1,2,3 He was baptized at St Mary's Church, Ramsgate, KentG, on 23 October 1890.4 He died aged 77 in Thanet, KentG, in 1968.5 He married at St Paul's Church, Ramsgate, KentG, on 30 May 1915, Ethel Strevens, daughter of George Strevens and Caroline Rolleson.6,7,8 Ethel was born in Thanet, KentG, on 6 January 18939 and died there aged 78 in 1971.10
     In 1891 William was living at 24 Leopold Street, RamsgateG, in the household of his parents George and Caroline, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, aged six months and born in Ramsgate.11
     In 1901 he was living at 7 Effingham Street, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his parents George and Caroline, and was recorded as William F Sackett, aged ten and born in Ramsgate.12
     In 1911 he was living at 30 Camden Square, RamsgateG, in the household of his parents George and Caroline, and was recorded as William Sackett, a fishmonger, single, aged 20 and born in Ramsgate.13
     William served in the British Army during the First World War as a Private in the Royal Army Medical Corps. He was awarded the Victory Medal and British Medal in recognition of active service overseas. He served in the Balkans from 7 October 1915 and was awarded the 1915 Star.14,15
     In 1921 he was living at 136 King Street, RamsgateG, and was recorded as William Frederick Sackett, a painter, out of work, aged 30. Living with him were his wife Ethel, 28, and their son Wilfred, aged one. They were living with Ethel's parents George and Caroline Strevens.16
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, William and Ethel were living at 82 Manston Road, RamsgateG. William was a general carrier.17

Child of William Frederick Sackett and Ethel Strevens

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1890. Sackett, William Frederick. Mother: Pillow. Thanet. 2a:848."
  2. Census.
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. Baptisms Register, St Mary, Ramsgate, Kent, "23 October 1890 William Frederick s. George Robert & Caroline Edith Sackett, 24 Leopold Street, general porter."
  5. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "Mar qtr 1968. Sackett, William F, 77. Thanet. 5F:1020."
  6. Marriages Register, St Paul, Ramsgate, Kent, "30 May 1915 William Frederick Sackett, 24, bachelor, Army Medical Corps, Canterbury depot, s. George Robert Sackett, porter; & Ethel Strevens, 22, spinster, of 136 King Street, d. George Strevens, photographer. [Both signed]. Witnesses: George Strevens, Robert Strevens."
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1915. Sackett, William F. Spouse: Strevens. Thanet. 2a:2857."
  8. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1915. Strevens, Ethel. Spouse: Sackett. Thanet. 2a:2857."
  9. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1893. Strevens, Ethel. Mother: Rolleson. Thanet. 2a:955."
  10. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" , "Jun qtr 1971. Sackett, Ethel, b. 6 Jan 1893. Thanet. 5F:1719."
  11. 1891 England census, RG12/730/f128
    24 Leopold St, Ramsgate, Kent
    George R Sackett, head, married, 37, licensed porter, b. Ramsgate
    Caroline Sackett, wife, 38, b. Canterbury, Kent
    Ada Sackett, dau, 9, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Emily Sackett, dau, 7, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Florence Sackett, dau, 3, b. Ramsgate
    William Sackett, son, 6 months, b. Ramsgate.
  12. 1901 England census, 825/93&93v
    Ramsgate, Kent
    7 Effingham Street
    George Sackett, head, married, 47, licensed general porter, b. Ramsgate
    Caroline E Sackett, wife, 57, b. Canterbury, Kent [?age]
    Ada C Sackett, dau, single, 19, mothers help domestic, b. Ramsgate
    Emily J Sackett, dau, 17, dressmakers improver, worker, b. Ramsgate
    Florence B Sackett, dau, 14, b. Ramsgate
    William F Sackett, son, 10, b. Ramsgate
    George F Sackett, son, 7, b. Ramsgate
    Albert E Sackett, son, 4, b. Ramsgate
    Herbert W Pillow, bro-in-law, single, 59, paperhanger, worker, b. Canterbury
    Marian Strickland, boarder, single, 28, manageress fancy bazaar, b. Clapham, London.
  13. 1911 England census, 30 Camden Square, Ramsgate, Kent
    6 rooms
    George Robert Sackett, head, 58, married, licensed porter, own account, b. Ramsgate
    Caroline Edith Sackett, wife, 48, m. 30y, 6 ch, all living, b. Canterbury, Kent
    Ada Sackett, dau, 29, single, b. Ramsgate
    Emily Sackett, dau, 27, single, dressmaker, own account, b. Ramsgate
    William Sackett, son, 20, single, fishmonger, worker, b. Ramsgate
    George Fegen Sackett, son, 17, grocer, worker, b. Ramsgate
    Albert Edward Sackett, son, 16, outfitter, b. Ramsgate.
  14. "Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards" (Findmypast transcript).
  15. "British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920", digital image, The National Archives, "Sackett, William F, Private, Royal Army Medical Corps, service no. 385, Victory Medal, British Medal, 1915 Star, Theatre of War Balkans entry 7 Oct 1915. WO372/17."
  16. 1921 England census, 136 King Street, Ramsgate, Kent
    5 rooms
    George Strevens, head, 78y 6m, married, b. Sheerness, Kent, photographer, own account
    Caroline Isabella Strevens, wife, 63y 1m, married, b. London
    William Frederick Sackett, son-in-law, 30y 9m, married, b. Ramsgate, painter, out of work
    Ethel Sackett, daughter, 28y 6m, married, b. Ramsgate, home duties
    Wilfred George Sackett, grandson, 1y 9m, b. Ramsgate.
  17. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 82 Manston Road, Ramsgate M B, Kent: RG101/1767D/008/12, William F Sackett, b. 21 Sep 1890, married, general carrier, heavy worker; RG101/1767D/008/13, Ethel Sackett, b. 6 Jan 1892, married, unpaid domestic; Wilfred G Sackett, b. 24 Sep 1919, single, advertisement representative.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited3 Nov 2022

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