Frank Gordon Sackett

(1885-1945)
FatherFrank Sackett (1848-1897)
MotherClara Jane L Griffiths (1864-1940)
Frank Gordon Sackett, son of Frank Sackett and Clara Jane L Griffiths, was born in Woodford, EssexG, on 1 November 1885.1,2,3 He died aged 59 at home at 135 New Church Road, Hove, SussexG, on 18 April 1945.4,5 He married first at St Saviour's, Stoke next Guildford, SurreyG, on 20 March 1909, Alice Harper, daughter of James Harper and Sophie ___.6,7 Alice was born in Hanwell, MiddlesexG, on 12 October 1882.2,3 Frank and Alice were divorced. Alice died aged 89 at the Tower Hospital, Isle of Ely, CambridgeshireG, on 11 April 1972.8,9,10 Frank married second in Birmingham, WarwickshireG, in 1932, Olive M (Trundle) Oliver.11,12,13,14 Olive was born on 7 April 1898.3 After Frank's death, Olive married at Hove, SussexG, in 1950, Charles C Wilson.15
     In 1891 Frank was living at Rydalmount, Grove Hill Road, Woodford, EssexG, and was recorded in the census as Frank G Sackett, aged five and born in Woodford, son of Frank Sackett.16
     In 1901 he was living at Christ's Hospital School (Boarding), Newgate Street, Barking, LondonG, and was recorded as Frank Gordon Sackett, a scholar, aged 15.17
     In 1911 he was living at 35 St Albans Road, Woodford Green, EssexG, and was recorded as Frank Gordon Sackett, an insurance clerk, head of household, aged 26 and born in Woodford. Living with him were his wife Alice, 28, and their son Geoffrey, aged one. James and Sophie Harper, visitors in the household, may have been Alice's parents.18
(1911 census)

     In 1921 he was living at Oak Grove, Theydon Bois, EssexG, and was recorded as Frank Gordon Sackett, an actuary at the Scottish Metropolitan Insurance Company, head of household, aged 35. Living with him were his wife Alice, 38, and their children, Geoffrey, 11, and Helen, aged nine.19
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Frank and his second wife, Olive, were living at Compton, High Street, Ninfield nr. Battle, Hailsham, SussexG. Frank was a retired actuary.20 Frank's first wife, Alice, was living at 3 & 5 Connaught Avenue, Frinton-on-Sea, EssexG, with her son Geoffrey. She owned a cafe and Geoffrey was the manager.21
     Frank left a will which was proved on 20 July 1945 by his daughter (Helen) Margaret and by "Alice Sackett single woman" who has not been identified. His estate was valued at £2,247.22
     Frank's first wife, Alice, left a will which was proved on 10 May 1972. Her estate was valued at £8,107.9

Children of Frank Gordon Sackett and Alice Harper

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1886. Sackett, Frank Gordon. Mother: Griffiths. W Ham. 4a:247."
  2. Census.
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Jun qtr 1945. Sackett, Frank G, 59. Hove."
  5. Probate record.
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1909. Sackett, Frank Gordon. Guildford. 2a:125."
  7. Marriages Register, St Saviour, Stoke next Guildford, Surrey (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "20 Mar 1909, Frank Gordon Sackett, 24, bachelor, insurance clerk, of Woodford Wells, Essex, father Frank Sackett (dec'd) merchants' clerk; and Alice Harper, 26, spinster, of Woodbridge Road, father James Harper, riding master. Banns. By W E Peters, Vicar. Witnesses: Sydney Whitmore Dyer. Winifred Harper."
  8. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Jun qtr 1972. Sackett, Alice, b. 12 Oct 1878. Ely. 4A:811."
  9. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "SACKETT Alice of Tower Hospital Isle of Ely died 11 April 1972 Probate Ipswich 10 May. £8107."
  10. The birth date 12 Oct 1878 stated in the GRO death index differs from the date 12 Oct 1882 stated in the 1939 Register. Other records support the 1882 date.
  11. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1932. Sackett, Frank G. Spouse: Trundle. Birmingham. 6d:998."
  12. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1932. Sackett, Frank G. Spouse: Oliver. Birmingham. 6d:998."
  13. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1932. Trundle, Olive M. Spouse: Sackett. Birmingham. 6d:998."
  14. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1932. Oliver, Olive M. Spouse: Sackett. Birmingham. 6d:998."
  15. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index" (Ancestry transcript), "Mar qtr 1950. Sackett, Olive M. Spouse: Wilson. Hove. 5h:505."
    "Mar qtr 1950. Wilson, Charles C. Spouse: Sackett. Hove. 5h:505."
  16. 1891 England census
    RG12/1359/f50v
    Rydalmount, Grove Hill Road, Woodford, Essex
    Frank Sackett, head, married, 42, mercantile clerk (empd), b. Orsett, Essex
    Clara I/J Sackett, wife, 21, b. Liverpool, Lancs
    Ethel G Sackett, dau, 6, b. Woodford
    Frank G Sackett, son, 5, b. Woodford
    Gladys V Sackett, dau, 4, b. Woodford
    Dorothy G Sackett, dau, 2, b. Woodford
    Ellen Crackwell, serv., unm, 17, domestic (empd), b. Walthamstow, Essex.
  17. 1901 England census
    267/133v
    Christ's Hospital School (Boarding), Newgate Street, London City Allhallows, Barking, London EC
    [total 583 boys]
    Frank Gordon Sackett, 15, scholar, b. Woodford, Essex.
  18. 1911 England census
    35 St Albans Road, Woodford Green, Essex
    7 rooms
    Frank Gordon Sackett, head, 26, married, insurance clerk, worker, b. Essex, Woodford
    Alice Sackett, wife, 28, m. 2y, 1 ch, living, b. Middlesex, Hanwell
    Geoffrey Gordon Sackett, son, 1, b. Essex, Woodford
    James Harper, visitor, 75, married, private means, b. Cambridgeshire, Thorney
    Sophie Harper, visitor, 65, m. 34y, 4 ch, 3 living, b. Berks, Reading.
  19. 1921 England census
    Oak Grove, Theydon Bois, Essex
    Frank Gordon Sackett, head, 35y 7m, married, b. Woodford, Essex, actuary, Scottish Metroplitan Insce Co, 66/7 Cornhill, EC3
    Alice Sackett, wife, 38y 6m, married, b. Hanwell, Middlesex
    Geoffrey Gordon Sackett, son, 11y 5m, b. Woodford, Essex
    Helen Margaret Sackett, daughter, 9y 9m, b. Woodford.
  20. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, Compton, High Street, Ninfield nr. Battle, Hailsham, Sussex: Frank G Sackett, b. 1 Nov 1885, married, actuary retired; Olive M Sackett (later Wilson), b. 7 Apr 1898, married, unpaid domestic duties; & 1 closed record.
  21. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 3 & 5 Connaught Avenue, Frinton & Walton U D, Essex: RG101/1512C/009/18, Alice Sackett, b. 12 Oct 1882, divorced, cafe proprietress; RG101/1512C/009/19, Geoffrey A Sackett, b. 20 Jan 1910, married, cafe manager.
  22. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "Sackett Frank Gordon of 135 New Church-road Hove Sussex died 18 April 1945 Probate Lewes 20 July to Alice Sackett single woman and Helen Margaret Slater (wife of Harvey John Slater). Effects £2247 8s. 11d."
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Generation.TreeQ.6
Last Edited21 Nov 2022
 

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