Gladys Winifred Sackett

FatherEdward Sackett (1875-1925)
MotherRose Ellen Colbourn (1874-1965)
Gladys Winifred Sackett, daughter of Edward Sackett and Rose Ellen Colbourn, was born in Sheerness, KentG, on 26 July 1897.1,2,3 She died aged 84 in Greenwich, LondonG, on 12 December 19814 and was buried at Greenwich CemeteryG on 21 December 1981.5 She was unmarried.
     In 1901 Gladys was living at Horncastle Road, Skirbeck, LincolnshireG, in the household of her parents Edward and Rose, and was recorded in the census as Gladys W Sackett, aged three and born in Sheerness.6
     Gladys attended St Botolph's Church of England Primary School, Boston, LincolnshireG, from 9 June 1902. The family were then living at 41 Tower Street. She left the following month on 4 July to attend a private school.7
     In 1911 Gladys was living at 93 Victoria Road, Charlton, LondonG, in the household of her parents Edward and Rose, and was recorded in the census as Gladys Winifred Sackett, a schoolgirl, aged 13 and born in Sheerness.8
     In 1921 she was living at Avery Hill College, Eltham, LondonG, and was recorded as Gladys Winifred Sackett, a maid, aged 23.9
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Gladys was a maid in a maternity home, living at 48 Mayhill Road, GreenwichG, with her widowed mother Rose and brother Sidney.10

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1897. Sackett, Gladys Winifred. Mother: Colbourn. Sheppey. 2a:936."
  2. Census.
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "Dec qtr 1981. Sackett, Gladys Winifred, b. 26 Jul 1897. Greenwich. 12:1036."
  5. Burials Register, Greenwich Cemetery, Kent (transcription, Deceased Online), "21 Dec 1981 Gladys Winifred Sackett d. 12 Dec 1981."
  6. 1901 England census
    RG13, piece 3045, folio 76, p 26
    Horncastle Road, Skirbeck, Lincolnshire
    Sackett, Edward, head, 29, tailor's cutter, b. Croydon, Surrey
    Sackett, Rose E, wife, 26, b. Charlton, Kent
    Sackett, Edward L, son, 4, b. Blackheath, Kent
    Sackett, Gladys W, daughter, 3, b. Sheerness, Kent.
  7. "National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870–1914" (Findmypast image), St Botolph's Church of England Primary School, Boston, Lincolnshire, (Boston National School), "No. 2419, adm 9 Jun 1902, Sackett, Gladys, b. 26 Jul 1897, father Edward, of 41 Tower Street, last sch none, left 4 Jul 1902, to private sch."
  8. 1911 England census
    93 Victoria Road, Charlton, London
    3 rooms
    Edward Sackett, head, 36, married, tailors cutter, worker, b. Surrey, Croydon
    Rose Ellen Sackett, wife, 36, m. 15y, 3 ch, all living, b. Kent, Charlton
    Edward Leslie Sackett, son, 14, school, b. Kent, Blackheath
    Gladys Winifred Sackett, dau, 13, school, b. Kent, Sheerness
    Sidney Charles Norman Sackett, son, 8, school, b. Lincoln, Boston.
  9. 1921 England census
    Avery Hill, Eltham, London, Kent
    Gladys Winifred Sackett, maid, 23y 11m, single, b. Sheerness, Kent, maid domestic service, London County Council, Avery Hill College, Eltham.
  10. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 48 Mayhill Road, Greenwich, London: RG101/0164I/002/15, Rose E Sackett, b. 12 Apr 1874, widowed, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/0164I/002/16, Gladys W Sackett, b. 26 Jul 1897, single, maid maternity home; RG101/0164I/002/17, Sydney C (N) Sackett, b. 25 Apr 1903 (or 25 Mar 1903), married, clerical officer C S.
Sackett line2nd great-granddaughter of John Sackett
Last Edited9 Mar 2023

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