Henry Sackett

(1841-1920)
FatherEdward Sackett (1799-1876)
MotherSarah Sage (c 1800-1880)
Henry Sackett, house decorator of Ramsgate, Kent, son of Edward Sackett and Sarah Sage, was born in Thanet, KentG, on 10 August 1841.1 He died aged 79 at home at 11 Queen Bertha Road, Ramsgate, KentG, on 8 October 1920.2,3 He married first at Ramsgate Christ ChurchG on 24 September 1864, Mary Ann Elizabeth Allen.4,5 She was born on 26 June 1841 and died aged 72 in Steyning, SussexG, in 1913.6 He married second in ThanetG in 1913, Cordelia Agnes Summerford.7,8 She was born in Clapham, LondonG, in about 1862.9 She died aged 60 at home at 11 Queen Bertha Road, RamsgateG, on 10 February 1922.10,3
     In 1851 Henry was living at 34 Addington Place, RamsgateG, and was recorded in the census as Henry Sackett, aged 9, and born at St. Lawrence, son of Edward Sackett.11
     In 1861 he was living at 7 Spencer Square, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a painter, unmarried, aged 19 and born at St Lawrence, son of Edward Sackett.12
     In 1871 he was living at 86 Queen Street, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a painter, head of household, married, aged 29, and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Mary, aged 29, and born in Lambeth, and their children, George, 5, Harry, 4, Richard, 3, and Frederick, aged five months. Also in the household were a female general servant and a female nurse.13
     Henry was a Freemason, joining the Lewises Lodge, RamsgateG, on 9 February 1876.14
     In 1881 he was living at the House Decor Shop, 86 Queen Street, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a house decorator employing seven men and four boys, head of household, married, aged 39 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Mary, 39, and their children, George, 15, Henry, 14, Richard, 12, Frederick, 11, Florence, 8, Ellen, 6, and Ernest, aged three. Also in the household was a female general domestic servant.15
     In 1891 he was living at 86 Queen Street, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a house decorator, head of household, married, aged 49, and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his children, Florence, 18, Ernest, 13, and Allen, aged nine. Also in the household was a boarder, Cordelia A Summerford, 29, later to become his second wife.16
     In 1901 he was living at 86 Queen Street, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a decorator & builder, an employer, head of household, aged 59. Also in the household were his son Alexander, 19, and Cordelia Summerford, 37.17
     In 1901 Henry's estranged wife Mary was living at 29 Goldstone Villas, Hove, SussexG, and was listed as Mary Sackett, head of household, married, aged 59, living on her own means. Her unmarried daughter Helen, 25, was living with her.18
     In 1911 he was living at 86 Queen Street, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a decorator and builder, an employer, head of household, aged 69 and born in Ramsgate. Cordelia Agnes Summerford, 48, was also in the household.19
(1911 census)

     Henry left a will which was proved on 4 November 1920 by his widow Cordelia. His estate was valued at £5,202.20
     Henry's widow Cordelia left a will which was proved in LondonG on 21 April 1922. Her estate was valued at £808.21

Children of Henry Sackett and Mary Ann Elizabeth Allen

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1841. Sackett, Henry. Mother: Sage. Thanet. 5:425."
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1920. Sackett, Henry, 79. Thanet."
  3. Probate record.
  4. Marriages Register, Christ Church, Ramsgate, Kent, "24 September 1864 Henry Sackett, full age, bachelor, painter, of 7 Spencer Sq., & Mary Ann Elizabeth Allen, spinster, of 3 Rose Hill. Licence. [Both signed.] Fathers: Edward Sackett, tailor; Richard Allen, slate merchant. Witnesses: Robert Jarman, Celia? Allen."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1864. Sackett, Henry. Thanet."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1913. Sackett, Mary A E, 72. Steyning."
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1913. Sackett, Henry. Spouse: Summerford. Thanet. 2a:2312."
  8. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1913. Summerford, Cordelia A. Spouse: Sackett. Thanet. 2a:2312."
  9. Census.
  10. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Mar qtr 1922. Sackett, Cordelia A, 60. Thanet."
  11. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1630/f540
    Ramsgate, Kent
    34 Addington Pl.
    Henry SIMMONDS, head, married, 34, grocer, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Sarah SIMMONDS, wife, 43, b. Kent, Newington
    Sarah Ann CHESTER, dau-in-law, unmarried, 18, dressmaker, b. Kent, Folkestone
    Elizabeth CHESTER, visitor, widow, 83, labourer's widow, b. Kent, Elham
    Edward SACKETT, head, married, 50, tailor, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Sarah SACKETT, wife, 49, b. Kent, Dover
    Edward SACKETT, son, unmarried, 19, tailor, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Jeremiah SACKETT, son, unmarried, 16, tailor, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Mary Ann SACKETT, dau, 13, at home, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Henry SACKETT, son, 9, scholar, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    Emma SAGE, visitor, 9, scholar, b. Kent, Minster
    Henry SAGE, visitor, unmarried, 39, cordwainer, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  12. 1861 Census for England & Wales, 7 Spencer Sq., Ramsgate, Kent
    Edward Sackett, head, married, 61, tailor, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 60, b. Dover, Kent
    Edward Sackett, son, unm., 29, tailor, b. Ramsgate
    Jeremiah Sackett, son, unm., 27, tailor, b. London
    Henry Sackett, son, unm., 19, painter, b. St Lawrence, Kent.
  13. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/996/f4
    86 Queen St., Ramsgate, Kent
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 29, painter, b. Ramsgate
    Mary A E Sackett, wife, 29, b. Lambeth
    George W Sackett, son, 5, b. Ramsgate
    Harry H Sackett, son, 4, b. Ramsgate
    Richard E Sackett, son, 3, b. Ramsgate
    Frederick C Sackett, son, 5 months, b. Ramsgate
    Agnes E Wales, serv., unm., [age blank], general serv., b. Broadstairs
    Alice R Harding, serv., unm., [age blank], nurse, b. St Mary's, Middlesex.
  14. "England, United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751–1921", digital image, Ancestry.com, Lewises Lodge, Ramsgate, "9 Feb 1876, passing 8 Mar, raising 5 Apr, Sackett, Henry, age 35, of Ramsgate, decorator, certificate 13 Apr 1876."
  15. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341235, PRO RG11/0989/4/2,
    86 Queen Street, House Decor Shop, Ramsgate, Kent
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 39, b. Ramsgate, house decorator employg 7 men 4 boys
    Mary E. Sackett, wife, 39, b. Middlesex
    George W. Sackett, son, 15, b. Ramsgate, assistant to head
    Henry W. Sackett, son, 14, b. Ramsgate, assistant to head
    Richard E. Sackett, son, 12, b. Ramsgate, scholar
    Frederick C. Sackett, son, 11, b. Ramsgate, scholar
    Florence M. Sackett, dau, 8, b. Ramsgate, scholar
    Ellen E. Sackett, dau, 6, b. Ramsgate, scholar
    Ernest A. Sackett, son, 3, b. Ramsgate
    Harriet Tulford, servt, 16, b. Barham, Kent, general servt domestic.
  16. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/731/f87
    86 Queen St, Ramsgate, Kent
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 49, house decorator, b. Ramsgate
    Florence M Sackett, dau, 18, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Ernest A Sackett, son, 13, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Allen A Sackett, son, 9, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Cordelia A Summerford, boarder, unm, 29, b. Lambeth.
  17. 1901 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 826/94
    86 Queen St, Ramsgate, Kent
    Henry Sackett, head, 59, decorator & builder, employer, b. Ramsgate
    Alexander Allen Sackett, son, 19, b. Ramsgate
    Cordelia A Summerford, visitor, 37, worker, at home, b. London, Clapham.
  18. 1901 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 938/111v

    29 Goldstone Villas, Hove (All Saints), Sussex

    (5+ rooms)
    Mary Sackett, head, married, 59, living on own means, b. London, Middlesex
    Helen Sackett, dau, single, 25, living on own means, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    John R Straud, boarder, 26, commission agent, Prudential Assurance Co,
    b. Brighton, Sussex
    Emily A Straud, boarder, 25, b. Brighton.
  19. 1911 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 86 Queen St, Ramsgate, Kent
    9 rooms
    Henry Sackett, head, 69, married, decorator & builder, employer, b. Ramsgate
    Cordelia Agnes Summerford, housekeeper, 48, single, b. South Lambeth, London.
  20. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Henry of 11 Queen Bertha-road Ramsgate died 8 October 1920 Probate London 4 November to Cordelia Agnes Sackett widow and Robert James Sackett* solicitor's clerk. Effects £5202 12s. 1d." [*Probably error for Robert James Smith. See probate record for wife Cordelia.]
  21. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Cordelia Agnes of Ashwick 11 Queen Bertha-road Ramsgate widow died 10 February 1922 Probate London 21 April to Robert James Smith solicitor's clerk. Effects £808 15s. 8d."
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Graeme Lewis and Rex Sackett.
Generation.TreeP.3
Last Edited11 Aug 2022
 

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