George Fegen Sackett

FatherGeorge Robert Sackett (1854-1916)
MotherCaroline Edith Pillow (1852 or 1853-)
Birth1893, Ramsgate, KentG,1,2,3
Baptism1893, RamsgateG,4
Death1978, Thanet, KentG,5,6
Marriage1915, Thanet, KentGLaura Louisa Revell7,8
Marriage1965, RamsgateGDaisy Amy Martin9
George Fegen Sackett, chauffeur, son of George Robert Sackett and Caroline Edith Pillow, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, on 9 September 18931,2,3 and baptized at St Mary's Church, RamsgateG, on 20 October 1893.4 He died aged 85 in Thanet, KentG, on 29 September 1978.5,6 He married first in Thanet, KentG, in 1915, Laura Louisa Revell, daughter of ___ Revell and ___ Lay.7,8 Laura was born in Pancras, LondonG, on 1 November 1892.10,3 She died aged 69 in ThanetG in 1962.11 He married second at St George's Church, RamsgateG, on 9 October 1965, Daisy Amy Martin, daughter of Alfred James Darker.9 Daisy was born on 7 February 1899. She died aged 95 in Thanet, KentG, in August 1994.12
     In 1901 George was living at 7 Effingham Street, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his parents George and Caroline, and was recorded in the census as George F Sackett, aged seven and born in Ramsgate.13
     In 1911 he was living at 30 Camden Square, RamsgateG, in the household of his parents George and Caroline, and was recorded as George Fegen Sackett, a grocer, aged 17 and born in Ramsgate.14
     George served in the British Army during the First World War as a Private in the Army Service Corps. He was awarded the Victory Medal and the British Medal in recognition of active service overseas. He enlisted on 26 June 1915, served in France from 11 August 1915, and was awarded the 1915 Star. He was discharged on 31 July 1917 due to sickness. He was granted a Silver War Badge, to be worn with civilian clothes to indicate that he had been honourably discharged because of illness or injury.15,16,17
     In 1921 he was living at 16 Upper Dumpton Park Road, RamsgateG, and was recorded as George Sackett, head of household, aged 27. He was unable to work at the date of the census as he was undergoing medical treatment. Living with him were his wife Laura, 28, and their children, Joan, 6, and Douglas, aged one.18
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, George and Laura were living at 7 Mill Cottages, Ramsgate, KentG. George was a motor driver and cleaner.19

Children of George Fegen Sackett and Laura Louisa Revell

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1893. Sackett, George Figgins. Mother: Pillow. Thanet. 2a:877."
  2. Census.
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. Baptisms Register, St Mary, Ramsgate, Kent, "20 October 1893 George Figgins s. George Robert & Caroline Edith Sackett, 5 Leopold Street, general porter."
  5. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "Sep qtr 1978. Sackett, George Fegen, b. 9 Sep 1893. Thanet. 16:1709."
  6. The East Kent Times and Mail, Ramsgate, Kent ( image), 4 Oct 1978, p 16, "Sackett — On 29th September 1978, at home, George, beloved husband of Amy (nee Martin), father of Douglas, Gordon, Joan and Joyce, peacefully aged 85 years. Sadly missed."
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1915. Sackett, George F. Spouse: Revell. Thanet. 2a:1770."
  8. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1915. Revell, Laura L. Spouse: Sackett. Thanet. 2a:1770."
  9. Marriages Register, St George, Ramsgate, Kent, "9 October 1965, George Fegen Sackett, 72, widower, chauffeur, of 12 Saith, Eastern Road, Ramsgate, s. of George Robert Sackett, deceased, to Daisy Amy Martin, 66, widow, of 14 Vale Square, Ramsgate, d. of Alfred James Darker, deceased. Banns. Witnesses: J Martin, K L? Davis."
  10. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1892. Revell, Laura Louisa. Mother: Lay. Pancras. 1b:56."
  11. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1962. Sackett, Laura L, 69. Thanet. 5b:725."
  12. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" , "Aug 1994. Sackett, Daisy Amy, b. 7 Feb 1899. Thanet. 5751B:B11D:069:894."
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. "Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards" (Findmypast transcript).
  16. "British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920", digital image, The National Archives, "Sackett, George Fegen, Private, Army Service Corps, service no. M2/114690, Victory Medal, British Medal, 1915 Star, Silver War Badge, Theatre of War France entry 11 Aug 1915, discharged 31 Jul 1917. WO372/17."
  17. "Silver War Badge Roll, 1914–1920" (Findmypast image), "Sackett, George Fegen, rank Private, no. M2/114690, A.S.C. M.T., enlisted 26 Jun 1915, discharged 31 Jul 1917, age on discharge 23, cause Sickness Para. of King's Regulation 392 (xvi) Army Order 265 of 1917 2 (b), served overseas Yes, badge no. 294420, issued 2 Jan 1918."
  18. 1921 England census, 16 Upper Dumpton Park Road, Ramsgate, Kent
    4 rooms
    George Sackett, head, 27y 9m, married, b. Ramsgate, Kent, unable to work, undergoing medical treatment
    Laura Sackett, wife, 28y 7m, married, b. King's Cross, London, home duties
    Joan Sackett, daughter, 6y 1m, b. Broadstairs, Kent
    Douglas Sackett, son, 1y 2m, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    [+ visitors George & Ivy Preston & son Frank].
  19. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 7 Mill Cottages, Ramsgate M B, Kent: RG101/1766H/019/28, George F Sackett, b. 9 Sep 1893, married, odd motor driving & cleaning; RG101/1766H/019/29, Laura L Sackett, b. 1 Nov 1892, married, unpaid domestic duties; & 4 closed records.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited9 Mar 2023

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