Richard Alexander Sackett

FatherJohn Edward Sackett (1876-1950)
MotherEdith Elizabeth Whitworth (1894-1989)
Birth1920, West Ham, EssexG,1,2
Baptism1920, West HamG,3
Death1995, Newham, LondonG,4
Marriage1941, Biggleswade, HertfordshireGElsie A Brown5,6
Richard Alexander Sackett, son of John Edward Sackett and Edith Elizabeth Whitworth, was born in West Ham, EssexG, on 8 August 19201,2 and baptized at St Thomas, West HamG, on 22 August 1920.3 He died aged 74 in Newham, LondonG, in May 1995.4 He married in Biggleswade, HertfordshireG, in 1941, Elsie A Brown.5,6 Elsie was born in West HamG in 19207 and died there aged 46 in 1966.8
     In 1921 Richard was living at 3 Pond Road, West Ham, LondonG, in the household of his parents John and Elizabeth, and was recorded in the census as Richard Sackett, aged ten months and born in West Ham.9
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Richard was living at 3 Pond Road, West Ham, EssexG, with his parents, John and Edith. He was unmarried and was a plumber's mate in the chemical industry.10

Child of Richard Alexander Sackett and Elsie A Brown

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1920. Sackett, Richard A (mother's maiden name: Whitworth). W Ham."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. "Essex Baptisms" (Findmypast transcript), Baptisms Register, West Ham, St Thomas, Essex, "22 Aug 1920, Richard Alexander Sackett, b. 8 Aug 1920, father John Sackett, labourer, mother Edith Elizabeth, of 3 Pond Road."
  4. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "May 1995. Sackett, Richard Alexander, b. 8 Aug 1920. Newham. 2571B:B38:045:595."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1941. Sackett, Richard A. Spouse: Brown. Biggleswade. 3b:1267."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1941. Brown, Elsie A. Spouse: Sackett. Biggleswade. 3b:1267."
  7. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index" (Ancestry image), "Mar qtr 1920. Brown, Elsie A. Mother: Gentry. West Ham. 4a:212."
  8. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1966. Sackett, Elsie A, 46. W Ham. 5e:787."
  9. 1921 England census, 3 Pond Road, West Ham, Essex, London
    John Sackett, head, 42y 6m, married, b. West Ham, fitters labourer, Corporation of West Ham Electricity Supply, 84 Romford Rd, West Ham E 15
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 27y 3m, married, b. Milton, Kent, domestic housework, at home
    Ann Sackett, daughter, 6y 2m, b. West Ham
    Albert Sackett, son, 2y 10m, b. West Ham
    Richard Sackett, son, 10m, b. West Ham
    Robert Whitworth, father-in-law, 76y 11m, widower, b. City of London, old age pensioner.
  10. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 3 Pond Road, West Ham, Essex: RG101/1032D/007/9, John E Sackett, b. 16 Nov 1876, married, electrical fitters mate, heavy; RG101/1032D/007/10, Edith E Sackett, b. 16 Mar 1894, married, unpaid domestic duties; Richard A Sackett, b. 8 Aug 1920, single, plumbers mate, heavy chemical industry; & 1 closed record.
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited9 Feb 2024

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