Vincent Edward Sackett

FatherEli John Sackett (1823-1901)
MotherAmelia Terry (c 1823-1858)
Birth1855, Stepney, MiddlesexG,1
Baptism1857, MiddlesexG,2
Death1894, Bangalore, MadrasG,3,4,5
Marriage1882, BangaloreGElizabeth Perrett6,7,8
Vincent Edward Sackett, son of Eli John Sackett and Amelia Terry, was born in Stepney, MiddlesexG, in 18551 and baptized at St George in the East, MiddlesexG, on 1 November 1857.2 He died by poisoning, aged 39, at Castle Street, Shulay, Bangalore, Madras, IndiaG, on 12 October 1894.3,4,5 He married in BangaloreG on 10 April 1882, Elizabeth Perrett, daughter of Thomas Perrett.6,7,8 Elizabeth was born in about 1865.9 After Vincent's death, Elizabeth married second in BangaloreG on 30 December 1895, Alfred Robert Clarke, son of Alfred Clarke.
     Vincent was a barge builder before enlisting in the British Army, aged 19, at Sheerness, KentG, on 1 October 1874. He served in the Royal Artillery for eighteen years, including thirteen years in India. Following his discharge in 1893 he lived in Madras. At the date of his death he was a Chelsea Pensioner, receiving his army pension as an out-pensioner.7,10

Children of Vincent Edward Sackett and Elizabeth Perrett

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Jun qtr 1855. Sackett, Vincent Edward. Mother: Terry. Stepney. 1c:437."
  2. Baptisms Register, St George in the East, Middlesex (Ancestry image), "All Saints Day [1 Nov] 1857 Vincent Edward Sackett s. Ely John & Amelia Sackett, of 17 Star? St, shipwright."
  3. Website India Deaths and Burials 1719–1948 (Family Search) (, film 521879, "Vincent Edward Sackett, aged 39, d. 12 Oct 1894, bur. 13 Oct 1894, Bangalore, Madras, India, marital status unknown, parents' names blank."
  4. "British India Office Ecclesiastical Returns, Deaths & Burials" (Findmypast image), deaths in the uncovenanted service, "V E Sackett, d. Castle Street, Shulay, 12 Oct 1894, age 39, b. Shadwell, Middlesex, England, occ. Chelsea Pensioner, Bangalore, family: widow and five children."
  5. "British India Office Ecclesiastical Returns, Deaths & Burials" , "Vincent Edward Sackett, d. 12 Oct 1894, bur. All Saints, Bangalore, Madras, 13 Oct 1894, age 39, pensioned Corporal 5th Battery, Royal Artillery, cause poison. S H Johnston, Incumbent, All Saints."
  6. Website India Marriages 1792–1948 (Family Search) (, film 521870, "10 Apr 1882, Bangalore, Madras, India, Vincent Edward Sackett, 24, s. Eli John Sackett; & Elizabeth Perrett, 16, d. Thomas Perrett."
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  8. Vincent understated his age as 24; he was 26.
  9. Date of birth based on age at marriage.
  10. "British Army Service Records" (Findmypast image).
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited6 Jan 2022

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