George Edward Sackett

FatherThomas Sackett (1848-1923)
MotherHarriet Maria (Simpson) Craycraft (1848-1923)
Birth1872, Faversham, KentG,1,2,3
Baptism1872, FavershamG,1,4
Death1945, Thanet, KentG,5
Marriage1893, Ospringe, KentGRosa Wilson6,7
George Edward Sackett, son of Thomas Sackett and Harriet Maria (Simpson) Craycraft, was born in Faversham, KentG, on 19 April 18721,2,3 and baptized at St Mary of Charity Church, FavershamG, on 17 May 1872.1,4 He died aged 73 in Thanet, KentG, in 1945.5 He married at Ss Peter & Paul Church, Ospringe, KentG, on 4 November 1893, Rosa Wilson, daughter of William Wilson.6,7 She was born in Canterbury, KentG, on 21 August 1872.8,3
     In 1881 George was living at 6 Linfield Cottages, FavershamG, and was recorded in the census as George E Sacket, a scholar aged 8 and born in Faversham, son of Thomas Sacket.9
     In 1891 he was living at 14 Kingsnorth Road, FavershamG, and was recorded as George E Sackett, an apprentice blacksmith, aged 18 and born in Faversham, the unmarried son of Thomas Sackett.10
     In 1901 he was living at 4 Grange Road, St John's, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as George E Sackett, head of household, a blacksmith (employed), aged 28 and born in Faversham, Kent. The other members of his household were his wife Rosa, aged 28 and born in Canterbury, his daughters, Harriet, aged 7, and Kate, aged 5, and his sons, John, aged 3, and George, aged 9 months.11
     In 1911 he was living at 26 Hastings Avenue, MargateG, and was recorded as George Sackett, a grocer's porter, head of household, aged 38 and born in Faversham. Living with him were his wife Rosa, 38, and their children, Harriet, 17, John, 13, George, 10, Rosa, 5, William, 3, and Thomas, aged two.12
(1911 census)

     George joined the National Union of Railwaymen at Canterbury, KentG, on 4 May 1917. He worked as a temporary porter on the South Eastern and Chatham Railway.13
     In 1921 he was living at 7 Beatrice Road, MargateG, and was recorded as George Edward Sackett, a carman, head of household, aged 49. Living with him were his wife Rosa, 48, and their children, John, 23, George, 21, Rosa, 16, William, 14, Thomas, 12, Frederick, 10, and Arthur, aged four.14
     George was granted administration on 6 October 1923 of his father Thomas's estate, valued at £142.15
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, George and Rosa were living at 7 Beatrice Road, Margate, KentG, with their son William and daughter-in-law Lilian.16

Children of George Edward Sackett and Rosa Wilson

 Notes & Citations

  1. Letter from John Prescott, to Chris Sackett, dated 21 October 2002.
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Jun qtr 1872. Sackett, George Edward. Mother: Craycraft. Faversham. 2a:734."
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. Baptisms Register, St Mary of Charity, Faversham, Kent (Findmypast image), "17 May 1872 George Edward Sackett bn 19 Apr, son of Thomas & Harriet Maria, Lichfield Cottages, gas fitter."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1945. Sackett, George E, 73. Thanet."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1893. Sackett, George Edward. Faversham."
  7. Marriages Register, Ss Peter & Paul, Ospringe, Kent, "4 November 1893, George Edward Sackett, 21, bachelor, blacksmith, of Ospringe, father: Thomas Sackett, gas fitter; and Rosa Wilson, 21, spinster, of Ospringe, father: William Wilson, labourer. Banns. Both signed. Witnesses: Thomas Alfred Sackett, R Sarah Sackett (made mark)."
  8. Census.
  9. 1881 England census, FHL 1341231, PRO RG11/0970/27/7
    Faversham, Kent
    6 Linfield Cottages
    Thomas SACKET, head, married, 32, b. Ramsgate, Kent, gas fitter
    Harriet M. SACKET, wife, 31, b. Ramsgate
    George E. SACKET, son, 8, b. Faversham, Kent, scholar
    Thomas A. SACKET, son, 7, b. Faversham, scholar
    John S. SACKET, son, 5, b. Faversham, scholar
    Elizabeth K. SACKET, dau, 3, b. Faversham
    Alma S. SACKET, dau, 1, b. Faversham.
  10. 1891 England census, 14 Kingsnorth Road, Faversham, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, head, married, 42, gas fitter (lock), b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Harriet Sackett, wife, 41, b. Ramsgate
    George E Sackett, son, unm., 18, apprent. blacksmith, b. Faversham, Kent
    Thomas A Sackett, son, unm., 17, gas fitter's assist. (lock), b. Faversham
    John S Sackett, son, 15, grocer, b. Faversham
    Elizabeth H Sackett, dau, 13, scholar, b. Faversham
    Alma Sackett, dau, 11, scholar, b. Faversham
    Harriet C Sackett, dau, 9, scholar, b. Faversham
    William J Sackett, son, 6, scholar, b. Faversham
    Kate M Sackett, dau, 4, scholar, b. Faversham
    Lily C Sackett, dau, 6m, b. Faversham.
  11. 1901 England census, 4 Grange Road, St John's, Margate, Kent
    George E SACKETT, head, 28, blacksmith (worker), b. Faversham, Kent
    Rosa SACKETT, wife, 28, b. Canterbury, Kent
    Harriet M SACKETT, dau, 7, b. Faversham
    Kate Hilda SACKETT, dau, 5, b. Margate
    John T SACKETT, son, 3, b. Margate
    George W SACKETT, son, 9m, b. Margate
  12. 1911 England census, 26 Hastings Avenue, Margate, Kent
    5 rooms
    George Sackett, head, 38, married, grocer's porter, worker, b. Faversham, Kent
    Rosa Sackett, wife, 38, m. 18y, 7 ch, all living, b. Canterbury, Kent
    Harriet Sackett, dau, 17, b. Faversham, Kent
    John Sackett, son, 13, school, b. Margate
    George Sackett, son, 10, school, b. Margate
    Rosa Sackett, dau, 5, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    William Sackett, son, 3, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, son, 2, b. Margate.
  13. "Britain, Trade Union membership registers" (Findmypast image), "Sackett, George Edward, admitted National Union of Railwaymen, Canterbury branch, 4 May 1917, age 45, temporary porter, railway SE&C."
  14. 1921 England census, 7 Beatrice Road, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent
    George Edward Sackett, head, 49y 2m, married, b. Ospringe, Kent, carman, E A Perkins Contractor, College Rd, Margate
    Rosa Sackett, wife, 48y 10m, married, b. Canterbury, Kent, home duties
    John T E Sackett, son, 23y 6m, single, b. Margate, Royal Air Force, now out of work
    George W Sackett, son, 21y, single, b. Margate, boiler fireman, SEC Railway, Margate Station
    Rosa D M Sackett, daughter, 16y 2m, single, b. Ramsgate, Kent, at home
    William J Sackett, son, 14y, b. Ramsgate
    Thomas S Sackett, son, 12y 7m, b. Margate
    Frederick Sackett, son, 10y 1m, b. Margate
    Arthur D W Sackett, son, 4y 6m, b. Margate.
  15. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "Sackett Thomas of 6 Princes-crescent Margate died 1 August 1923 Administration Canterbury 6 October to George Edward Sackett blacksmith. Effects £142 14s. 10d."
  16. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 7 Beatrice Road, Margate M B, Kent: RG101/1754F/023/6, William J Sackett, b. 6 Jun 1907, married, public works contractors labourer, heavy worker; RG101/1754F/023/7, Lillian G Sackett, b. 6 Oct 1914, married, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/1754F/023/9, George E Sackett, b. 19 Apr 1872, married, old age pensioner; RG101/1754F/023/10, Rose Sackett, b. 21 Aug 1872, married, old age pensioner; & 3? closed records.
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Steve Sackett.
Last Edited19 Nov 2022

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