George William Sackett

FatherGeorge Sackett (1852-1902)
MotherLouisa Else (1852-1926)
Birth1881, Faversham, KentG,1
Baptism1881, Preston-next-FavershamG,2
Death1912, Birchington, KentG,3,4
Marriage1905, All Saints, BirchingtonGDaisy Catherine Sarah Maytum5,6
George William Sackett, son of George Sackett and Louisa Else, was born in Faversham, KentG, in 18811 and baptized at Preston-next-FavershamG on 4 December 1881.2 He died aged 30 in Birchington, KentG, on 31 March 19123,4 and was buried at All Saints, BirchingtonG. He married at All Saints, BirchingtonG, on 26 December 1905, Daisy Catherine Sarah Maytum, daughter of Arthur Maytum and Ellen ___.5,6 Daisy was born in Faversham Registration District, KentG, in 18817 and baptized at Boughton under Blean, KentG, on 21 August 1881.8 After George's death, Daisy married second, in Canterbury, KentG, in 1915, Baron Percy Mackenzie.9 Daisy died aged 90 in Herne, KentG, on 15 January 1972.10,11
     In 1891 George was living at 34 Tanner Street, Faversham, KentG, in the household of his parents George and Louisa, and was recorded in the census as George Sackett, a scholar, aged nine and born in Preston.12
     George enlisted in the East Kent Regiment "The Buffs" at BirchingtonG on 5 February 1901. He served in South Africa in the Second Boer War and saw action in Cape Colony and the Orange Free State. He was discharged on 6 June 1902.13
     In 1911 he was living at 12 York Terrace, BirchingtonG, and was recorded as George Sackett, a plasterer working for a building firm, head of household, aged 29 and born in Faversham. Living with him were his wife Daisy, 29, and their daughter Dulcie, aged four.14
(1911 census)

     In 1921 George's widow Daisy was living at 6 St Edmunds Road, Canterbury, KentG, with her second husband Baron Mackenzie. Living with them were their three children and Daisy's daughter Dulcie Sackett, 14, from her first marriage.15
George William Sackett (1881–1912), Birchington Churchyard, Kent
(Src: Susan Wood)

Child of George William Sackett and Daisy Catherine Sarah Maytum

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1881. Sackett, George William. Mother: Else. Faversham. 2a:80."
  2. "England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975" (Findmypast transcript), Baptisms Register, Preston-Next-Faversham, Kent, "4 Dec 1881, George William Sackett, father George Sackett, mother Louisa Sackett."
  3. Society of Genealogists, Monumental Inscriptions, Birchington, Kent, BIR/E461   
    In loving memory of my dear husband George William Sackett who passed away on Palm Sunday 31 Mar 1912 aged 30 yr 6 mth. "At rest."
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Jun qtr 1912. Sackett, George W, 30. Thanet."
  5. Marriages Register, Birchington, Kent (Transcript), "26 December 1905 George Willliam Sackett, 24, bachelor, plasterer, of Birchington (father George Sackett dec'd) & Daisy Catherine Sarah Maytum, 24, spinster, of Birchington (father Arthur Wallace Maytum, market gardener). Witnesses: Stephen Edward Sackett, Tryphena Butcher Maytum."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1905. Sackett, George William. Thanet. 2a:2147."
  7. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index" (Ancestry image), "Sep qtr 1881. Maytum, Daisy Catherine S. Faversham. 2a:800."
  8. Baptisms Register, Boughton under Blean, Kent (Ancestry transcript), "21 Aug 1881, Daisy Catherine Sarah Maytum, father Arthur Maytum, mother Ellen."
  9. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1915. Sackett, Daisy C S. Spouse: Mackenzie. Canterbury. 2a:2806."
    "Dec qtr 1915. Mackenzie, Baron P. Spouse: Sackett. Canterbury. 2a:2806."
  10. Email from Ann Mackenzie to Terri Carlson, Nov 2018.
  11. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837–1915" (Ancestry transcript), "Mar qtr 1972. Mackenzie, Daisy Catherine S, b. 2 Jul 1881. Bridge. 5f:148."
  12. 1891 England census, RG12?
    34 Tanner St, Faversham, Kent
    George Sackett, [head], 39, plasterer, b. Margate, Kent
    Louisa Sackett, [wife], 38, b. Pluckley, Kent
    Edith Sackett, [dau], 13, scholar, b. Preston, Kent
    Fred Sackett, [son], 13, scholar, b. Preston
    George Sackett, [son], 9, scholar, b. Preston
    Stephen Sackett, [son], 8, scholar, b. Faversham
    Ernest Sackett, [son], 3, b. Faversham
    Kate Sackett, [dau], 2, b. Faversham
    William Sackett, [son], 11 months, b. Faversham
    [Relationships were blank in this record].
  13. "British Army Service Records" (Findmypast image).
  14. 1911 England census, 12 York Terrace, Birchington, Kent
    5 rooms
    George Sackett, head, 29, married, plasterer, builder, worker, b. Kent, Faversham
    Daisy Sackett, wife, 29, m. 5y, 1 ch., living, b. Kent, Boughton
    Dulcie Sackett, dau, 4, b. Kent, Birchington.
  15. 1921 England census, 6 St Edmunds Road, Canterbury, Kent
    4 rooms
    Baron P Mackenzie, head, 42y, married, b. Birmingham, Warwickshire, tanner's labourer, T T Williamson & Sons, St Mildreds Tannery, Canterbury
    Daisy Sarah Mackenzie, wife, 40y 3m, married, b. Boughton, Kent, home duties
    Dulcie Helen Sackett, step-daughter, 14y 6m, b. Birchington, Kent
    Arthur Leslie Mackenzie, son, 4y 7m, b. Canterbury
    Percy Alec Mackenzie, son, 2y 8m, b. Canterbury
    William Lewis Mackenzie, son, 8m, b. Canterbury
    Arthur W Maytun, visitor, 63y 1m, married, b. Dargate, Kent, carpenter, Mr Martin Builder, Lenham.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Ann Mackenzie.
Last Edited16 Oct 2022

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