Edward William Charles Sackett

FatherVincent Edward Sackett (1855-1894)
MotherElizabeth Perrett (c 1865-)
Birth1890, Kamptee, BengalG,1
Baptism1890, Kamptee, BengalG,1
Death1968, Hendon, LondonG,2
Marriage1914, Calcutta, BengalGSybil Dulcie Mabel Bracey3,4
Edward William Charles Sackett, son of Vincent Edward Sackett and Elizabeth Perrett, was born in Kamptee, Bengal, IndiaG, on 3 October 18901 and baptized there on 12 October 1890.1 He died aged 77 in Hendon, LondonG, in 1968.2 He married at the Thoburn Methodist Episcopal Church, Calcutta, Bengal, IndiaG, on 1 January 1914, Sybil Dulcie Mabel Bracey, daughter of C W Bracey and Edith Julia ___.3,4 Sybil was born in Calcutta, Bengal, IndiaG, on 1 May 18955 and died aged 86 in Ealing, LondonG, on 11 July 1981.6,7
     At the date of his marriage, Edward was a guard on the East Indian Railway.
     In 1921 Sybil, aged 26, married, was living at 22 Kelfield Gardens, Kensington, LondonG, with her sister Ellie, brother Loftus, and their mother Edith Bracey.8
     Edward served as a sergeant in the 1st Battalion, East Indian Railway Regiment. He was awarded the Volunteer Forces Long Service & Good Conduct Medal on 31 January 1934.9
     Edward's widow Sybil left a will which was proved in London on 18 September 1981. Her estate was valued at £28,000.10

Child of Edward William Charles Sackett and Sybil Dulcie Mabel Bracey

 Notes & Citations

  1. "India Births and Baptisms 1786–1947" (FamilySearch transcript), film 510894, "Edward William Charles Sackett, b. 3 Oct 1890, bap. 12 Oct 1890, Kamptee, Bengal, India, s. Vincent Edward Sackett & Elizabeth."
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1968. Sackett, Edward W, 77. Hendon. 5c:160."
  3. Website India Marriages 1792–1948 (Family Search) (http://pilot.familysearch.org/), film 527904, "1 Jan 1914, Calcutta, Bengal, India, Edward William Sackett s. Vincent Sackett, & Sybil Dulcia Mabel Bracey d. C W Bracey."
  4. "British India Office Marriages" (Findmypast image), "Thoburn Methodist Episcopal Church, Calcutta, 1 Jan 1914, Edward William Sackett, full age, bachelor, guard E I R Ry, of Calcutta, father Vincent Sackett; to Sybil Dulcia Mabel Bracey, full age, spinster, of Calcutta, father C W Bracey. Witnesses: S W Bracey, V Hughes. By Homer E Wark."
  5. Census.
  6. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "Sep qtr 1981. Sackett, Sybil Dulcie M, b. 1 May 1895. Ealing. 12:0099."
  7. Probate of will.
  8. 1921 England census, 22 Kelfield Gardens, Kensington, London, Middlesex
    4 rooms
    Ellie Bracey, head, 22y 1m, single, b. Calcutta, Bengal, India, none
    Edith Julia Bracey, mother, 59y 8m, widowed, b. Bangalore, Madras, India, none
    Sybil Dulcie Mabel Sackett, sister, 26y 1m, married, b. Calcutta, none
    Loftus Hugh Bracey, brother, 18y 8m, single, b. Calcutta, engineering student, Albion Motor Car Co Ltd, Brentfield Road Willesden N.
  9. "Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards" (Findmypast transcript), "Sackett, E W, Sergeant, 1st Bn. East Indian Railway Regt., A.F.I., award Volunteer Forces Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, 31 Jan 1934."
  10. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "SACKETT, Sybil Dulcie Mabel of St Bernards Hospital Southall Middlesex died 11 July 1981 Probate London 18 September £28374 810017268Y."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited7 Nov 2022

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