Robert Sackett

FatherRobert Sackett (1847-1915)
MotherMary Ann Lazell (1845-1917)
Birth1875, Dagenham, EssexG,1,2
Baptism1875, DagenhamG,3
Marriage1898, Waterford, MunsterGMargaret Swift4,5,6
Robert Sackett, son of Robert Sackett and Mary Ann Lazell, was born in Dagenham, EssexG, in 18751,2 and baptized there on 29 August 1875.3 He married in Waterford, Munster, IrelandG, on 19 November 1898, Margaret Swift, daughter of James Swift.4,5,6
     In 1881 Robert was living at Bull Inn, Bull Street, Dagenham, EssexG, in the household of his parents Robert and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Robert Sackett, a scholar, aged five and born in Dagenham.7
     In 1891 he was living at 40 Lower Cottages, Creeksworth?, Barking, EssexG, in the household of his sister Annie and brother-in-law John Thomas, and was recorded as Robert Sackett, a general labourer, aged 16 and born in Dagenham.8
     Robert served in the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars for seven years from 11 December 1891. He gave his age on enlistment as 18; he was actually 16. He transferred to the army reserves in 1898 and was discharged medically unfit on 2 January 1900.4

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1875. Sackett, Robert. Mother: Lazell. Romford. 4a:169."
  2. Census.
  3. "Essex Baptisms" (Findmypast transcript), Baptisms Register, Dagenham, Essex, "29 Aug 1875, Robert Sackett, father Robert Sackett, labourer, mother Mary Ann, of Dagenham."
  4. "British Army Service Records" (Findmypast image).
  5. "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes" (FamilySearch transcript), "Dec qtr 1898. Sackett, Robert. Waterford, Ireland. 4:337."
  6. Email from Margaret Stuhlmann to Chris Sackett, Jul 2022.
  7. 1881 England census, FHL 1341420, PRO RG11/1745/85/7
    Dagenham, Essex
    Bull St. Bull Inn
    Robert Sackett, head, married, 33, b. Dagenham, Essex, ag labourer
    Mary A. Sackett, wife, 35, b. Upminster, Essex
    James W. Sackett, son, 13, b. Dagenham, scholar
    Annie E. Sackett, dau, 12, b. Dagenham, scholar
    Henry Sackett, son, 9, b. Dagenham, scholar
    Robert Sackett, son, 5, b. Dagenham, scholar
    Mary A. Sackett, dau, 3, b. Dagenham
    Jane P. Sackett, dau, 1, b. Dagenham.
  8. 1891 England census, RG12, piece 1371, folio 30, p. 9, GSU roll 6096481
    40 Lower Cottgs, Creeksworth?, Barking, Essex
    John H Thomas, head, married, 32, general laborer, b. Sussex, Hastings
    Annie E Thomas, wife, 22, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Herbert H Thomas, son, 3, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Wilfred J Thomas, son, 1, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Philadelphia Thomas, dau, 3 mo, b. Essex, Barking
    Robert Sackett, bro-in-law, 16, general laborer, b. Essex, Dagenham.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Last Edited16 Sep 2023

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