Florence Edith Sackett

FatherBarzillai Sackett (1844-1918)
MotherSarah Walker Harlow (1842-1922)
Birth1874, Thanet, KentG,1,2
Baptism1874, Ramsgate, KentG,3
Marriage1899, St John in Thanet, KentGFrederick William Willett4,5
Florence Edith Sackett, daughter of Barzillai Sackett and Sarah Walker Harlow, was born in Thanet, KentG, on 15 February 18741,2 and baptized at St George's Church, Ramsgate, KentG, on 5 May 1874.3 She died aged 90 in 1964. She married at St John in Thanet, KentG, on 4 January 1899, Frederick William Willett.4,5
     In 1881 Florence was living at 1 Northwood, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Florence E Sackett, a scholar aged 7 and born in St Lawrence, daughter of Barzilla Sackett.6
     In 1891 she was living at West Northdown, Margate, KentG, in the household of her parents Barzillai and Sarah, and was recorded as Florrie Sackett, a scholar, aged 17, and born in Ramsgate.7
     In 1921 she was living at 1 St Helen's Park Road, Hastings, SussexG, and was recorded as Florence Willett, a widow, head of household, aged 44. Living with her were her brother Arthur, 52, and her daughter Vera, 20. Florence's son Reggie, 18, was a visitor.8
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Florence was living at 59 Magazine Road, AshfordG, with her sisters Rosie and Emily. They each understated their age in the Register, Rosie and Emily by four years and Florence by five years.9

Children of Florence Edith Sackett and Frederick William Willett

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1874. Sackett, Florence Edith. Mother: Harlow. Thanet. 2a:848."
  2. 1939 Register has 15 Feb 1879.
  3. Baptisms Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "5 May 1874 Florence Edith d. Barzillai & Sarah Walker Sackett, Ramsgate, farmer."
  4. Marriages Register, St John in Thanet, Kent (Marion Sackett transcripts), "4 January 1899 Frederick William Willett, 23, bachelor, dairyman, of 56 Addington St, & Florence Edith Sackett, 23, spinster, of Yorkshire Farm, Northdown. Banns. fathers: Thomas Willett, farmer; Barzillai Sackett, farmer. Witnesses: Barzillai Sackett, Thomas Willett, Ada Sackett."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1899. Sackett, Florence Edith. Thanet."
  6. 1881 England census, FHL 1341235, PRO RG11/0990/68/36(1)
    St Lawrence, Kent
    1 Northwood
    Barzilla Sackett, head, married, 37, b. St Laurence, Kent, farmer of 34 acres employs 3 labourers
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 38, b. Minster, Kent
    Vincent A Sackett, son, 13, b. St Laurence, scholar
    Arthur H Sackett, son, 11, b. St Laurence, scholar
    Rose E Sackett, dau, 8, b. St Laurence, scholar
    Florence E Sackett, dau, 7, b. St Laurence, scholar
    Emily A Sackett, dau, 4, b. St Laurence.
  7. 1891 England census, RG12/726/f5
    West Northdown, Margate, Kent
    Barzillai Sackett, head, married, 47, farmer (master), b. Ramsgate
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 48, b. Minster, Kent
    Vincent A Sackett, son, unm, 23, farmer's son, b. Ramsgate
    Florrie Sackett, dau, 17, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Ada Sackett, dau, 14, scholar, b. Ramsgate.
  8. 1921 England census, 1 St Helen's Park Road, Hastings, Sussex
    8 rooms
    Florence Willett, head, 44y 6m, widowed, b. Ramsgate, Kent, home duties
    Vera Willett, daughter, 20y 5m, single, b. Margate, home duties
    Reggie Willett, visitor/son, 18y, single, b. Margate, Kent, salesman, outfitting department, Peter Robinson, Oxford St, London
    Arthur Sackett, brother, 52y, single, b. Ramsgate, Kent, farmer retired.
  9. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), 59 Magazine Road, Ashford U D, Kent: Edward T Brunton, b. 1859, single, draper retail; Rosie E Quested, b. 8 Sep 1876, widowed, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/1681A/010/32, Emily Ada Sackett, b. 6 Aug 1880, single, unpaid domestic duties; Florence E Willett, b. 15 Feb 1879, widowed, unpaid domestic duties.
Appears inSackett snippets
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
1st cousin 7 times removed of Simon Sackett the colonist
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited9 Nov 2022

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