Thomas Sackett

FatherJeremiah Sackett (1775-1847)
MotherSarah Hodgeman (1779-1850)
Marriage1827, Deal, KentGMaria Diggerson4
Thomas Sackett, tailor of Ramsgate, Kent, son of Jeremiah Sackett and Sarah Hodgeman, was born in St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 2 June 18031 and baptized at St Lawrence in ThanetG on 2 July 1803.2 He died aged 64 in RamsgateG on 16 July 18673 and was buried at St George's Church, RamsgateG.5,6 He married at St Leonard's, Deal, KentG, on 16 April 1827, Maria Diggerson.4 Maria was born in about 1802.7 She died aged 84 in RamsgateG on 26 January 18878 and was buried at Ramsgate CemeteryG.6
     In 1851 Thomas was living at 8 Sion Hill, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Thomas Sackett, a tailor, head of household, married, aged 44 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Maria, aged 45, and born in Deal, their unmarried son Henry, aged 23, Maria's sister Susanna Diggerson, and niece Ann Diggerson.9
     In 1861 he was living at 6 Royal Crescent, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, aged 57, and born in Ramsgate. He and his wife Maria, aged 56, and also born in Ramsgate, were living in the household of his son Henry D Sackett.10
     In 1871 Thomas's widow Maria was living at 13 Hertford Place, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Maria Sackett, a greengrocer, head of household, a widow, aged 73, and born in Deal.11

Child of Thomas Sackett and Maria Diggerson

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence in Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "2 July 1803 Thomas s. Jeremiah & Sarah Sackett, bn. 2 June."
  2. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence in Thanet, Kent, "2 July 1803 Thomas s. Jeremiah & Sarah Sackett, bn 2 June."
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1867. Sackett, Thomas, 65. Thanet."
  4. Marriages Register, St Leonard's, Deal, Kent (Transcript), "16 April 1827 Thomas Sackett, bachelor of St Lawrence, Thanet, & Maria Digerson, spinster of this parish. Banns. Witnesses: Wm. Denne, Mary Ann Digerson."
  5. Burials Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "11 July 1867 Thomas Sackett, Royal Crescent, 65 years." [There is an error either in the date of death recorded in the MI, 16 July 1867, or in the recorded date of burial, 11 July 1867.]
  6. Marion Sackett, Canterbury Cathedral Archives (), "Sacred to the memory of Thomas Sackett who departed this life July the 16th 1867 aged 65 years also of Maria Sackett wife of the above who died January 26 1887 in her 85th year interred in Ramsgate cemetery."
  7. Date of birth based on age at death.
  8. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Mar qtr 1887. Sackett, Maria, 84. Thanet."
  9. 1851 England census, HO107/1630/f390
    Ramsgate, Kent
    8 Sion Hill
    Thomas SACKETT, head, married, 44, tailor, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Maria SACKETT, wife, 45, b. Kent, Deal
    Henry D. SACKETT, son, unmarried, 23, artist, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Susanna DIGGERSON, sister, unmarried, 38, b. Kent, Deal
    Ann DIGGERSON, niece, 15, b. Kent, Deal.
  10. 1861 England census, RG9/?
    6 Royal Crescent, Ramsgate, Kent
    Henry D Sackett, head, married, 33, house decorator, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Mary B Sackett, wife, 36?, b. Ramsgate
    Thomas Sackett, father, married, 57, b. Ramsgate
    Maria Sackett, mother, married, 56, b. Ramsgate
    Ann Digerson, cousin, unm., 24, b. Deal, Kent
    Francis Carr, servant, unm., 17, b. Littlestone.
  11. 1871 England census, RG10/996/f57v
    13 Hertford Pl., Ramsgate, Kent
    Maria Sackett, head, widow, 73, greengrocer, b. Deal.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
1st cousin 6 times removed of Simon Sackett the colonist
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Arthur Digerson Sackett & Florence Sackett relationship chart
Henry Digerson Sackett & Mary Bird Sackett relationship chart
Last Edited29 Dec 2022

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