Elizabeth Harriet Sackett

FatherThomas Sackett (1848-1923)
MotherHarriet Maria (Simpson) Craycraft (1848-1923)
Elizabeth Harriet Sackett, daughter of Thomas Sackett and Harriet Maria (Simpson) Craycraft, was born in Faversham, KentG, on 18 March 18781,2,3 and baptized at St Mary of Charity Church, FavershamG, on 12 April 1878.1,4 She died aged 78 at home at 16 Hanger Lane, Ealing, MiddlesexG, on 23 September 19561,5,6 and was buried at Margate, KentG, on 28 September 1956.7 She was unmarried. Elizabeth, or one of her sisters Alma or Harriet, would have been the mother of Alma Elizabeth Sackett, born in 1901.
     In 1881 Elizabeth was living at 6 Linfield Cottages, Faversham, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Elizabeth K Sacket, aged three and born in Faversham, daughter of Thomas Sacket.8
     In 1891 she was living at 14 Kingsnorth Road, Faversham, KentG, and was recorded as Elizabeth H Sackett, a scholar, aged 13 and born in Faversham, the daughter of Thomas Sackett.9
     In 1901 she was living at Lynton, Stone Road, Broadstairs, KentG, in the household of Barry Cleveland, a retired insurance manager, and his wife Harriett E Cleveland, a school proprietress, and was recorded as Elizabeth H Sackett, parlourmaid, single, aged 23 and born in Faversham. Also in the household were 4 teachers, 7 pupils, and 2 other servants.10
     In 1911 she was living at Hotel Metropole, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Elizabeth Harriett Sackett, hotel chambermaid, aged 29 [actually 33], single, and born in Faversham.11
     In 1921 she was living at 23 Durley Dean, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Elizabeth Harriett Sackett, a servant in a hotel, aged 39 [actually 43].12
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Elizabeth was a domestic servant in a Stein family household at Rougemont, Exeter Road, Dawlish, DevonG.13
     Elizabeth left a will which was proved on 27 November 1956 by solicitors. Her estate was valued at £665.14

 Notes & Citations

  1. Letter from John Prescott, to Chris Sackett, dated 21 October 2002.
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1878. Sackett, Elizabeth Harriet. Mother: Craycraft. Faversham. 2a:800."
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. Baptisms Register, St Mary of Charity, Faversham, Kent (Findmypast image), "12 Apr 1878 Elizabeth Harriett Sackett, dau of Thomas & Harriett, Linfield Cottages, labourer."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1956. Sackett, Elizabeth H, 78. Ealing."
  6. Probate record.
  7. Letter from John Prescott to Chris Sackett, 21 October 2002 , 28 Sep 1956 Elizabeth Sackett d. Thomas & Harriet, 16 Hanger Lane, Ealing, W5.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 1901 England census, RG13, piece 828, folio 124, p. 18
    Lynton, Stone Rd, Broadstairs, Kent
    Elizabeth H Sackett, serv, single, 23, parlourmaid, b. Faversham
    [In household of Barry Cleveland, retired insurance manager, & his wife Harriett E Cleveland, a school proprietress, with 4 teachers, 7 pupils, and 2 other servants.].
  11. 1911 England census, Hotel Metropole, Margate, Kent
    Elizabeth Harriett Sackett, servant, 29, single, hotel chambermaid, b. Faversham.
  12. 1921 England census, 23 Durley Dean, Margate, Margate St John the Baptist, Kent
    Elizabeth Harriett Sackett, servant, 39y 3m, b. Faversham, Kent
    [Servant in a hotel].
  13. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Stein household, Rougemont, Exeter Road, Dawlish, Devon: Rosalie Stein, b. 1863, widow, incapacitated; Eva Stein, b. 1884, single, housekeeper; Elizabeth Sackett, b. 18 Mar 1878, single, domestic servant; Walter Goldhill, b. 1885, married, sponge & chamois leather merchant; Sophie Goldhill, b. 1885, married, unpaid domestic duties.
  14. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "Sackett Elizabeth Harriett otherwise Elizabeth of 16 Hanger-lane Ealing Middlesex spinster died 23 September 1956 Probate London 27 November to John Ratner Hodder solicitor. Effects £665 4s. 7d."
Sackett line8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited2 Nov 2022

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