Edward Thomas Sackett

FatherRichard Thomas Sackett (c 1834-1907)
MotherAnn Elizabeth Reed (c 1836-1912)
Birth1882, Hackney, MiddlesexG,1
Baptism1891, Stratford, EssexG,2
Death1936, Romford, EssexG,3
Marriage1912, West Ham, EssexGRosina Edith Draper4
Edward Thomas Sackett, railway labourer, son of Richard Thomas Sackett and Ann Elizabeth Reed, was born in Hackney, MiddlesexG, on 11 May 18821 and baptized at St John, Stratford, EssexG, on 28 October 1891.2 He died aged 53 in Romford, EssexG, in 1936.3 He married in West Ham, EssexG, in 1912, Rosina Edith Draper, daughter of ___ Draper and ___ Gooch.4 Rosina was born in IslingtonG on 24 March 18885,6 and died aged about 90 in Wandsworth, LondonG, in 1979.7
     In 1891 Edward was living at 113 Major Road, Stratford, MiddlesexG, in the household of his parents Richard and Ann, and was recorded in the census as Edward Sackett, a scholar, aged nine, and born in Hackney Wick.8
     In 1901 he was living at the Royal Artillery Barracks, Weedon Beck, NorthamptonshireG, and was recorded as Edward Sackett, a soldier, aged 18.9
     In 1911 he was living at 36 Pond Road, West Ham, EssexG, in the household of his sister Matilda, and was recorded as Edward Sackett, a labourer, single, aged 29.10
     Ernest joined the National Union of Railwaymen at Stratford, EssexG, on 3 July 1914. He worked as a labourer on the Great Eastern Railway.11
     Edward served in the British Army in the Royal Field Artillery from 18 February 1901 and continued his service during the First World War. He was awarded the Victory Medal and the British Medal in recognition of active service overseas, and the 1914 Star. He was a Shoeing Smith and later a Sergeant. He was discharged on 8 November 1918 due to sickness. He was issued a Silver War Badge on 22 November 1918, to be worn with civilian clothes to indicate that he had been honourably discharged because of illness or injury.12,13,14
     In 1921 he was living at 142 Corporation Street, West HamG, in the household of his widowed father-in-law William Draper, and was recorded as Edward Thomas Sackett, a labourer on the Great Eastern Railway, aged 39. Living with him were his wife Rosina Edith, 33, and their children, Rosina Matilda, 6, and William Richard, aged two. Rosina Edith's brother Archibald Draper and sister Elsie Draper were also in the household.15
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Edward's widow Rosina was living at 142 Corporation Street, West Ham, EssexG, with their daughter Rosina.16

Children of Edward Thomas Sackett and Rosina Edith Draper

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Jun qtr 1882. Sackett, Edward Thomas. Mother: Read. Hackney. 1b:592."
  2. "Essex Baptisms" (Findmypast transcript), Baptisms Register, Stratford, St John, Essex, "28 Oct 1891, Edward Thomas Sackett, b. 11 May 1882, father Richard Thomas Sackett, labourer, mother Elizabeth Ann, of 26 Major Rd."
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Jun qtr 1936. Sackett, Edward T, 53. Romford."
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1912. Sackett, Edward T (spouse: Draper). W Ham. 4a:551."
    "Jun qtr 1912. Draper, Rosina E (spouse: Sackett). W. Ham. 4a:551."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Jun qtr 1888. Draper, Rosina Edith. Mother: Gooch. Islington. 1b:287."
  6. 1939 Register.
  7. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "Mar qtr 1979. Sackett, Rosina Edith, b. 24 Mar 1888. Wandsworth. 15:1430."
  8. 1891 England census, RG12/1315/f74v
    113 Major Rd, Stratford, Essex
    Richard Sackett, head, married, 55, general labourer (employed), b. Canterbury
    Ann Sackett, wife, 54, b. Stratford
    Henry Sackett, son, unm, 18, carman (employed), b. Stratford
    Emily Sackett, dau, 14, b. Stratford
    Edward Sackett, son, 9, scholar, b. Hackney Wick
    Joseph Corderey, lodger, married, 21, railway fireman (employed), b. East Ham, Essex
    Mary Corderey, wife, 22, b. Stratford.
  9. 1901 England census, 1432/113v
    R A Barracks, Weedon Beck, Northamptonshire
    Edward Sackett, soldier, single, 18, gunner KFAS, b. Hackney, London.
  10. 1911 England census, RG14, Piece 9424, Schedule 49
    36 Pond Road, West Ham, Essex
    4 rooms
    Matilda Luxton, head, 40, m. 18y, 9 ch, 7 living, house duties, b. West Ham
    Frederick Richard Luxton, son, 17, labourer, leather cloth -?-, b. West Ham
    Matilda Susan Luxton, dau, 15, skin comber, leather dressers, b. West Ham
    Albert Edward Luxton, son, 13, b. West Ham
    John Richard Luxton, son, 12, b. West Ham
    Edward Luxton, son, 8, b. West Ham
    Lillian Luxton, dau, 6, b. West Ham
    Annie Luxton, dau, 7 months, b. West Ham
    Mrs Sackett, mother, 76, widow, b. West Ham
    Henry Sackett, brother, 38, single, labourer, b. West Ham
    John Sackett, brother, 36, single, labourer, b. West Ham
    Edward Sackett, brother, 29, single, labourer, b. West Ham.
  11. "Britain, Trade Union membership registers" (Findmypast image), "Sackett, E T, admitted National Union of Railwaymen, Stratford 2 branch, 3 Jul 1914, age 32, labourer, railway GE."
  12. "Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards" (Findmypast transcript).
  13. "British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920", digital image, The National Archives, "Sackett, Edward Thomas, Shoeing Smith, later Sergeant, Royal Field Artillery, service no. 14357, Victory Medal, British Medal, 1914 Star, Silver War Badge, discharged 8 Nov 1918. WO372/17."
  14. "Silver War Badge Roll, 1914–1920" (Findmypast image), "Sackett, Edward Thomas, rank Farrier Sergt., no. 14357, 4a Res. Bde. R.F.A., enlisted 18 Feb 1901, discharged 8 Nov 1918, age on discharge 37, cause Sickness Para 392 (xvi) King's Regulation 2(a), served overseas Yes, badge no. B38310, issued 22 Nov 1918."
  15. 1921 England census, 142 Corporation Street, West Ham, Essex, London
    5 rooms
    William Draper, head, 59y 4m, widowed, b. London, Middlesex, fitter gas pipe, Carburine Motor Spirit Co, Crows Rd, West Ham
    Archibald Draper, son, 23y 8m, single, b. West Ham, Essex, packing case maker, Carburine Motor Spirit, Crows Rd, West Ham
    Elsie F Draper, daughter, 18y 6m, single, b. West Ham
    Edward Thomas Sackett, son-in-law, 39y 1m, married, b. London, labourer, danger man railway, Great Eastern Railway, Stratford, Civil Engineers, Stratford G E R
    Rosina Edith Sackett, daughter, 33y 3m, married, b. London, home duties
    Rosina Matilda Sackett, granddaughter, 6y 8m, b. West Ham
    William Richard Sackett, grandson, 2y 4m, b. West Ham
    William Gooch, boarder, 58y 1m, single, b. London, dock labourer, Gray Dawes Coy, Albert Dock, Custom House
    Joseph Gooch, boarder, 50y 11m, single, b. London, dock labourer, Gray Dawes Coy, Albert Dock, Custom House.
  16. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 142 Corporation Street, West Ham, Essex: RG101/1031F/009/32, Rosina M Sackett (later Harris), b. 19 Oct 1914, single, printing machine operator cigarette manufacture; Rosina E Sackett, b. 24 Mar 1888, widowed, unpaid domestic duties.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited14 Sep 2023

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