Frank Edward Sackett

FatherEdward Brewer Sackett (1808-1886)
MotherJane Bax (c 1830-1881)
Frank Edward Sackett, son of Edward Brewer Sackett and Jane Bax, was born in St Peter in Thanet, KentG, on 10 October 18681,2 and baptized at St Peter in ThanetG on 15 November 1868.1 He died aged 39 in St Peter in ThanetG in 1907.3 He married at St Pauls' Church, Cliftonville, Margate, KentG, on 11 October 1902, Ellen Marion Stedall, daughter of James Henry Stedall.4,5,6 Ellen was born at MargateG in about 18717 and died age 79 in Thornton Heath, SurreyG, on 7 August 1950.8,9
     In 1871 Frank was living at 1 Blackstone Cottages, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Frank Sackett, aged two and born in St Peter's, son of Edward Sackett.10
     In 1881 he was living at 7 Victoria Road, St Peter's, KentG, in the household of his parents Edward and Jane, and was recorded as Frank Sackett, a scholar, aged 12 and born in Ramsgate.11
     Frank served in the Royal Highland Regiment (the Black Watch) for 12 years from 28 October 1890. He was promoted sergeant in 1897. He served in Gibraltar, Egypt, Mauritius, India, and South Africa (twice). He fought in the Second Boer War and was severely wounded at the Battle of Magersfontein in December 1899.12
     In 1911 Frank's widow Ellen was living at 19 Walpole Road, Margate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Ellen Sackett, a lodging house keeper, head of household, a widow aged 40 and born in Margate. Living with her were her children, Frances, 7, and Edward, aged three.13

Children of Frank Edward Sackett and Ellen Marion Stedall

Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent, "15 November 1868 Frank Edward s. Edward Brewer & Jane Sackett, St Peter's, labourer, bn 10 October 1868."
  2. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1868. Sackett, Frank Edward. Mother: Bax. Thanet. 2a:835."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1907. Sackett, Frank Edward, 39. Thanet."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1902. Sackett, Frank Edward. Thanet. 2a:2171."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Dec qtr 1902. Stedall, Ellen Marion. Thanet. 2a:2171."
  6. Marriages Register, St Paul's, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, "11 October 1902, Frank Edward Sackett, 34, bachelor, house decorator, of 89 Dane Road, Margate, s. of Edward Brewer Sackett (deceased), gardener; to Ellen Marion Stedall, 32, spinster, of 12 Dane Hill, Margate, d. of James Henry Stedall (deceased), porter. Banns. Witnesses: Sidney Richard Strand, Charles William Stedall."
  7. Census.
  8. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1950. Sackett, Ellen M, 79. Croydon."
  9. Isle of Thanet Gazette, (Kent), Margate Library, Kent, 11 August 1950, "Sackett, on 7th August 1950 at Thornton Heath, Surrey, Ellen Marion formerly of , passed peacefully away in her 80th year."
  10. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG19/997 f95v
    1 Blackstone Cottages, St Lawrence, Kent
    Edward Sackett, head, married, 63, farm labourer, b. Thanet, St Peters
    Jane Sackett, wife, 42, b. Thanet, St Peter's
    John Sackett, son, unmarried, 19, brickfield labourer, b. Kent, Broadstairs
    Ellen Sackett, dau, 15, nursemaid, b. Kent, St Peter's
    Alice Sackett, dau, 12, scholar, b. Kent, St Peter's
    Margaret Sackett, dau, 9, scholar, b. Kent, St Peter's
    Jane Sackett, dau, 7, scholar, b. Kent, St Peter's
    Frank Sackett, son, 2, b. Kent, St Peter's.
  11. 1881 England census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, RG11, piece 991, folio 93, p. 26, GSU roll 1341236
    7 Victoria Rd, St Peter, Kent
    Edward Sackett, head, married, 72, labourer, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Jane Sackett, wife, 51, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Alice Sackett, dau, unm, 22, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Frank Sackett, son, 12, scholar, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  12. "British Army Service Records, 1760–1915", digital image, Findmypast.
  13. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm,, RG14, piece 4494, schedule 431
    19 Walpole Rd, Margate, Kent
    5 rooms
    Ellen Sackett, head, 40, widow, ["m. 5y, 2 ch, both living" struck through], lodging house, b. Margate
    Frances Sackett, dau, 7, b. Margate
    Edward Sackett, son, 3, b. Margate.
Last Edited16 November 2016

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