George William Sackett

FatherGeorge Edward Sackett (1872-1945)
MotherRosa Wilson (1872-)
George William Sackett, son of George Edward Sackett and Rosa Wilson, was born in Margate, KentG, on 27 June 19001,2,3 and baptized at St John in ThanetG on 20 July 1900.2 He died aged 54 at home at 18 Drapers Avenue, Margate, KentG, on 24 September 1954.4,5 He married at ThanetG in 1928, Grace Martin.6,7 Grace was born on 11 September 1903.8
     In 1901 George was living at 4 Grange Road, St John's, Margate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as George W Sackett, aged 9 months and born in Margate, the son of George E Sackett.9
     In 1911 he was living at 26 Hastings Avenue, MargateG, in the household of his parents George and Rosa, and was recorded as George Sackett, a schoolboy, aged ten and born in Margate.10
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, George and Grace were living at 18 Drapers Avenue, MargateG. George was a locomotive fireman. Their son William was living with them.11
     Administration of George's estate was granted on 21 October 1954 to his widow Grace. His estate was valued at £1,566.12

Child of George William Sackett and Grace Martin

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Sep qtr 1900. Sackett, George William. Mother: Wilson. Thanet. 2a:980."
  2. Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent, "20 July 1900 George William s. George Edward & Rosa Sackett, b. 27 June, 4 Grange Rd, Margate, labourer."
  3. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, 1939 Register has 29 Jun 1900.
  4. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1954. Sackett, George W, 54. Thanet."
  5. Probate record.
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Jun qtr 1928. Sackett, George W. Spouse: Martin. Thanet. 2a:2539."
  7. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Jun qtr 1928. Martin, Grace. Spouse: Sackett. Thanet. 2a:2539."
  8. 1939 Register.
  9. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 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
  10. 1911 England census, digital image,, 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.
  11. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Sackett household, 18 Drapers Avenue, Margate M B, Kent: RG101/1754G/019/11, George W Sackett, b. 29 Jun 1900, married, locomotive fireman, heavy worker; RG101/1754G/019/12, Grace Sackett, b. 11 Sep 1903, married, unpaid domestic duties; William M Sackett, b. 23 Jul 1933, at school.
  12. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", digital image,, "Sackett George William of 18 Drapers-avenue Margate died 24 September 1954 Administration London 21 October to Grace Sackett widow. Effects £1566 12s. 9d."
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Sackett Family Association descendants
Steve Sackett.
Last Edited29 Mar 2017

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