Alfred Sackett

FatherEdward Sackett (1848-1919)
MotherJane Logan (c 1847-1908)
Birth1880, Croydon, SurreyG,1,2
Death1949, Addiscombe, SurreyG,3,4
Marriage1904, Tunbridge, KentGFanny Skelton5,6
Alfred Sackett, son of Edward Sackett and Jane Logan, was born in Addiscombe, Croydon, SurreyG, on 25 October 1880.1,2 He died aged 69 at home at 83 Grant Road, Addiscombe, SurreyG, on 26 November 1949.3,4 He married in Tunbridge, KentG, on 5 September 1904, Fanny Skelton.5,6 Fanny was born on 18 April 18837 and died aged 93 in CroydonG in 1976.8
     In 1881 Alfred was living at 4 Alexandra Terrace, Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon, SurreyG, in the household of his parents Edward and Jane, and was recorded in the census as Alfred Sackett, aged five months, and born in Croydon.9
     In 1891 he was living at 19 Hare Street, Woolwich, LondonG, in the household of his parents Edward and Jane, and was recorded as Alfred Sackett, a scholar, aged ten and born in Croydon.10
     In 1901 he was living at The Elms, Croydon Road, Warlingham, SurreyG, in the household of his parents Edward and Jane, and was recorded as Alfred Sackett, an apprentice, single, aged 20 and born in Croydon.11
     In 1911 he was living at Ivy Lodge, Sanderstead Road, Sanderstead, SurreyG, and was recorded as Alfred Sackett, a plumber, head of household, aged 30 and born in Addiscombe, Croydon. Living with him were his wife Fanny, 27, their son Donald, 3, and Alfred's widowed father Edward, 62.12
     Alfred joined the British Army (Royal Flying Corps) on 17 August 1916, serving as a mechanic during the First World War. He transferred to the Royal Air Force on its formation on 1 April 1918. He was promoted to Sergeant Mechanic on 1 December 1918 and served until 25 April 1919 when he transferred to the reserves.13
     Alfred proved his father Edward's will on 29 August 1919. His estate was valued at £1,929.14
     In 1921 he was living at 83 Grant Road, Croydon, SurreyG, and was recorded as Alfred Sackett, a plumber's fitter, head of household, aged 39. Living with him were his wife Fanny, 35, and their children, Donald, 13, and Alan, aged eight.15
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Alfred and Fanny were living at Grant Road, Croydon, SurreyG. Alfred was a builder and plumber.16
     Alfred left a will which was proved on 15 February 1950 by his widow Fanny and son Alan. His estate was valued at £1,599.17
(1911 census)

Children of Alfred Sackett and Fanny Skelton

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1880. Sackett, Alfred. Mother: Logan. Croydon. 2a:233."
  2. 1939 Register has 25 Oct 1881.
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1949. Sackett, Alfred, 69. Croydon."
  4. Probate record.
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1904. Sackett, Alfred. Tunbridge. 2a:1621."
  6. Military record.
  7. 1939 Register.
  8. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "Dec qtr 1976. Sackett, Fanny, b. 18 Apr 1883. Croydon. 11:1843."
  9. 1881 England census, FHL 1341193, PRO RG11/0816/108/74
    Croydon, Surrey
    Lr Addiscombe Rd No 4 Alexandra Terr
    Edward Sackett, head, married, 32, b. Margate, Kent, ironmonger emping 2 men 1 boy
    Jane Sackett, wife, 33, b. Guildford
    Edward Sackett, son, 6, b. Croydon, Surrey
    John Sackett, son, 4, b. Croydon
    Alfred Sackett, son, 5 months, b. Croydon
    Florance Logan, visitor, unmarried, 19, b. Woolwich, Kent, visitor.
  10. 1891 England census, RG12, piece 532, folio 77, p. 4, GSU roll 6095642
    19 Hare Street, Woolwich, London
    Edward Sackett, head, married, 42, ironmonger (employer), b. Kent, Margate
    Jane Sackett, wife, 43, b. Surrey, Guildford
    Alfred Sackett, son, 10, scholar, b. Surrey, Croydon.
  11. 1901 England census, 633/46
    Warlingham, Surrey
    The Elms, Croydon Road
    Edward Sackett, head, married, 52, living on own means, b. Margate, Kent
    Jane Sackett, wife, 53, b. Guildford, Surrey
    Alfred Sackett, son, single, 20, apprentice, b. Croydon, Surrey.
  12. 1911 England census, Ivy Lodge, Sanderstead Rd, Sanderstead, Surrey
    5 rooms
    Alfred Sackett, head, 30, married, plumber general shop, worker, b. Addiscombe, Croydon
    Fanny Sackett, wife, 27, m. 6y, 1 ch, living, b. Tonbridge, Kent
    Donald Alfred Sackett, son, 3, b. Addiscombe, Croydon
    Edward Sackett, boarder, 62, widower, retired ironmonger, b. Margate, Kent.
  13. "British Royal Air Force service records, 1912–1939" (Findmypast image).
  14. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "Sackett Edward of 83 Grant-road Addiscombe Croydon Surrey died 27 July 1919 Probate London 29 August to Alfred Sackett engineer and Henry James Crimp estate agent. Effects £1929 6s. 9d."
  15. 1921 England census, 83 Grant Road, Croydon, Surrey
    Alfred Sackett, head, 39y 8m, married, b. Croydon, Surrey, plumbers fitter, G Goldsmith & Son Ltd, Ironmongers etc, 96 & 98 Whitehouse Rd, Croydon
    Fanny Sackett, wife, 35y 2m, married, b. Tonbridge, Kent
    Donald Sackett, son, 13y 4m, b. Croydon
    Alan Sackett, son, 8y 11m, b. Croydon.
  16. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, Grant Road, Croydon, Surrey: RG101/1288A/003/23, Alfred Sackett, b. 25 Oct 1881, married, builder, plumber & hot water fitter; RG101/1288A/003/24, Fanny Sackett, b. 18 Apr 1883, married, unpaid domestic duties.
  17. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", (Ancestry image), "Sackett Alfred of 83 Grant-road Addiscombe Surrey died 26 November 1949 Probate London 15 February 1950 to Fanny Sackett widow and Alan Edward Sackett merchant. Effects £1599 7s. 3d."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett lineGreat-grandson of John Sackett
Sackett Family Association descendants
Vivienne Chan and Jessica Jahn.
Last Edited14 Mar 2024

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