Ernest Sackett

FatherGeorge Sackett (1852-1902)
MotherLouisa Else (1852-1926)
Birth1887, Faversham, KentG,1,2
Death1966, Thanet, KentG,3
Marriage1913, Hernhill, KentGLessie C Gammon4,5,6
Ernest Sackett, son of George Sackett and Louisa Else, was born in Faversham, KentG, on 27 April 1887.1,2 He died aged 78 in Thanet, KentG, in 1966.3 He married at St Michael's Church, Hernhill, KentG, on 20 December 1913, Lessie C Gammon, daughter of John Thomas Gammon.4,5,6 Lessie was born on 9 August 1888.2 She died aged 66 in Canterbury, KentG, in 1955.7
     In 1891 Ernest was living at 34 Tanner Street, Faversham, KentG, in the household of his parents George and Louisa, and was recorded in the census as Ernest Sackett, aged three and born in Faversham.8
     In 1901 he was living at 3 Dartford Villas, Birchington, KentG, and was recorded as Ernest Sackett, a plasterer's apprentice, aged 13 and born in Faversham, son of George Sackett.9
     In 1911 he was living at 3 Perfects Cottages, BirchingtonG, in the household of his widowed mother Louisa, and was recorded as Ernest Sackett, a milkman, single, aged 23 and born in Faversham.10
     In 1921 he was living at Denstroude, Blean, KentG, and was recorded as Ernest Sackett, a farm labourer, head of household, aged 34. Living with him were his wife Lessie, 32, their son, Ernest Edwin, aged six, and Lessie's father John Gammon, 64.11
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Ernest was a market garden labourer, living at Paramour Street, EastryG, with his son Ernest E. His wife Lessie was a patient in the Kent and Canterbury Hospital.12,13

Child of Ernest Sackett and Lessie C Gammon

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Jun qtr 1887. Sackett, Ernest. Mother: Else. Faversham. 2a:874."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Mar qtr 1966. Sackett, Ernest, 78. Thanet. 5f:886."
  4. Marriages Register, St Michael, Hernhill, Faversham, Kent, "20 December 1913, Ernest Sackett, 26, bachelor, groom/ gardener, of Markshill, Hernhill, father: George Sackett, plasterer, deceased; and Lessie Caroline Gammon, 25, spinster, of Markshill, Hernhill, father: John Thomas Gammon, labourer. Banns. Both signed. Witnesses: Sydney Frank Sackett, Lydia Eva Gammon."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1913. Sackett, Ernest. Spouse: Gammon. Faversham. 2a:2118."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1913. Gammon, Lessie C. Spouse: Sackett. Faversham. 2a:2118."
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Jun qtr 1955. Sackett, Lessie C, 66. Canterbury."
  8. 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].
  9. 1901 England census, 819/105
    Birchington, Kent
    3 Dartford Villas
    George Sackett, head, married, 49, plasterer, worker, b. Margate, Kent
    Louisa Sackett, wife, 48, b. Plurkley, Kent
    Fredk G T Sackett, son, single, 23, plasterer, worker, b. Faversham, Kent
    Stephen E Sackett, son, single, 17, apprentice to plumber, worker, b. Faversham
    Lewis H Sackett, son, 15, telegraph messenger, worker, b. Faversham
    Ernest Sackett, son, 13, plasterer's apprentice, worker, b. Faversham
    Kate A Sackett, dau, 12, b. Faversham
    Sidney F Sackett, son, 8, b. Faversham
    Edmond H Sackett, son, 5, b. Faversham.
  10. 1911 England census, 3 Perfects Cottages, Birchington, Kent
    6 rooms
    Louisa Sackett, head, 59, widow, parochial relief, b. Pluckley, Kent
    Lillian Martha Sackett, dau, 30, single, b. Faversham, Kent
    Louis Sackett, son, 25, married, (invalid), b. Faversham, Kent
    Ernest Sackett, son, 23, single, milkman, worker, b. Faversham, Kent
    Kate Sackett, dau, 22, single, domestic servant, b. Faversham, Kent
    Sydney Sackett, son, 18, single, house boy (domestic), b. Faversham, Kent
    Edmund Sackett, son, 15, errand boy greengrocer, b. Faversham, Kent
    Alice Elmer, gdau, 13, school, b. Battersea, London.
  11. 1921 England census, Denstroude, Blean, Canterbury, Kent
    4 rooms
    Ernest Sackett, head, 34y 2m, married, b. Faversham, Kent, farm labourer, J J Kingsnorth, farmer, New Farm, Dunkirk
    Lessie Caroline Sackett, wife, 32y 10m, married, b. Blean, Kent, home duties
    Ernest Edwin Sackett, son, 6y 3m, b. Sittingbourne, Kent
    John Thomas Gammon, father-in-law, 64y 1m, married, b. Blean, Kent, farm labourer (retired), not able to work.
  12. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, Paramour Street, Eastry R D, Kent: RG101/1819C/007/25, Ernest Sackett, b. 27 Apr 1887, married, mkt gardener labourer, heavy worker; RG101/1819C/007/26, Ernest E Sackett, b. 10 Mar 1915, single, lorry driver.
  13. "1939 Register" , Sackett household, Kent & Canterbury Hospital, Ethelbert Road, Canterbury C B, Kent: RG101/1680H/006/6, Lessie C Sackett, patient, b. 9 Aug 1888, married, unpaid domestic duties.
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited3 Nov 2022

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