Thomas Alfred Sackett

FatherJohn Kemp Sackett (1839-1880)
MotherMary Ann Doe (1847-1912)
Birth1871, West Ham, EssexG,1
Baptism1871, Stratford, EssexG,2
Thomas Alfred Sackett, son of John Kemp Sackett and Mary Ann Doe, was born in West Ham, EssexG, on 9 November 1871.1 He was baptized as Frederick Thomas at Christ Church, Stratford, EssexG, on 3 December 1871.2 He was probably the Thomas F Sackett aged 75 who died in Essex (South Western Registration District)G in 1948.3
     In 1881 Thomas was living at 1 Park Place, Stratford, West Ham, EssexG, in the household of his widowed mother Mary, and was recorded in the census as Thomas Sackett, a scholar, aged nine and born in Stratford, Essex.4
     Thomas served in the British Army in the 4th Essex Regiment, enlisting at Warley, EssexG, on 17 August 1889. He saw service in Cyprus, India, and in South Africa during the Second Boer War. He was discharged in 1902. He re-enlisted on 17 August 1903, joining the Royal Garrison Regiment. He again served in South Africa, and was discharged in November 1905.5

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1871. Sackett, Thomas Alfred. Mother: Doe. W. Ham. 4a:20."
  2. "Essex Baptisms" (Findmypast transcript), Baptisms Register, Stratford, Christ Church, Essex, "3 Dec 1871, Frederick Thomas Sackett, b. 9 Nov 1871, father John Sackett, labourer, mother Mary, of 15 Union St."
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1948. Sackett, Thomas F, 75. Essex S W."
  4. 1881 England census, RG11, piece 1703, folio 90, p. 11, GSU roll 1341406
    1 Park Place, Stratford, West Ham, Essex
    Mary Sackett, head, wid, 34, laundress, b. Essex, Havering
    Sarah M Sackett, dau, 14, jute spinner, b. Middlesex, Bu?dell Rd
    Mary Jane Sackett, dau, 13, jute shifter, b. Middlesex, Bu?dell Rd
    Thomas Sackett, son, 9, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford
    Alfred Sackett, son, 7, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford
    Emily E Sackett, dau, 5, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford
    Ellen Sackett, dau, 3, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford.
  5. "British Army Service Records" (Findmypast image).
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited15 Sep 2023

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