John Kemp Sackett

FatherRichard Henry Sackett (1813-1872)
MotherSarah Ann Kemp (c 1816-1889)
Birth1839, Eastry, KentG,1
Baptism1839, Deal, KentG,2
Death1880, West Ham, EssexG,3
Marriage1870, Bethnal Green, MiddlesexGMary Ann Doe4
John Kemp Sackett, son of Richard Henry Sackett and Sarah Ann Kemp, was born in Eastry, KentG, in 18391 and baptized at St Leonard's Church, Deal, KentG, on 12 May 1839.2 He died aged 41 in West Ham, EssexG, in 1880.3 He married at St James the Great, Bethnal Green, MiddlesexG, on 1 February 1870, Mary Ann Doe, daughter of William Doe.4 She was probably the Mary Doe born in 1847 in the Romford registration district, EssexG.5 She was also probably the Mary Sackett who died in West Ham, EssexG, in 1912.6
     In 1841 John was living at Deal, KentG, in the household of his parents Richard and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as John Sackett, aged three and born in Kent.7
     In 1851 he was living at 118 Snargate Street, Dover, KentG, in the household of his grandfather, Richard Sackett, and was recorded as John Sackett, a scholar, aged 12 and born in Dover.8
     In 1861 he was living at 6 Lower Mary Street, Bromley, Poplar, MiddlesexG, in the household of Thomas Buttler, a labourer, and was recorded as John Sackett, a labourer, unmarried, aged 20 and born in Stratford. Lodging in the same household was Richard Sackett, 22, also a labourer.9
     In 1871 he was living at Union Street, Stratford, West Ham, EssexG, and was recorded as John Sackett, a labourer, head of household, married, aged 30 and born in Deal, Kent. Living with him were his wife Mary, 23, and children, Sarah, 5, and Jane, aged three.10
     In 1881 John's widow Mary was living at 1 Park Place, Stratford, West Ham, EssexG, and was recorded in the census as Mary Sackett, a laundress, head of household, a widow, aged 34 and born in Havering, Essex. Living with her were her children, Sarah, 14, Mary Jane, 13, Thomas, 9, Alfred, 7, Emily, 5, and Ellen, aged three.11
     In 1891 she was living at 14 Fifth Avenue, Little Ilford, EssexG, in the household of John Parker, and was recorded as Mary Ann Sackett, a widow aged 45. Her son Robert, 11, was living with her.12
     In 1901 she was living at 36 Bessborough Road, East Ham, EssexG, in the household of her daughter Mary and son-in-law Thomas Wood. She was a laundress, aged 52.13

Children of John Kemp Sackett and Mary Ann Doe

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Jun qtr 1839. Sackett, John Kemp. Mother: Kemp. Eastry. 5:121."
  2. Baptisms Register, St Leonard's, Deal, Kent (Transcript), "12 May 1839 John Kemp Sackett s. Richard Henry & Sarah Ann, Princes St., tinman."
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1880. Sackett, John, 41. W Ham."
  4. Marriages Register, St James, Bethnal Green, Middlesex (image on, "1 February 1870, John Sackett, full age, bachelor, labourer, of Bethnal Green, father: Richard Sackett, whitesmith; and Mary Doe, full age, spinster, of Bethnal Green, father: William Doe, labourer. Banns. He signed. She made mark. Witnesses: Emma Doe, Emma Edwards."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1847. Doe, Mary. Romford. 12:243."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Mar qtr 1912. Sackett, Mary, 67. W Ham."
  7. 1841 England census, Princess Street, Deal, Kent
    Richard Sackett, 25, publican beer house, b. Kent [11262]
    Sarah Sackett, 25, b. Kent
    Richard Sackett, 6, b. Kent
    John Sackett, 3, b. Kent
    [Ages of adults rounded down to nearest five years in 1841 census]
    HO107; Piece 466; Book: 2; Civil Parish: Deal; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 5; Folio: 31; Page: 7; Line: 13; GSU roll: 306861. [Also researched at PRO by Marion Sackett].
  8. 1851 England census, "118 Snargate St., St Mary, Dover
    Richard Sackett, head, widower, 65, Cinque Ports pilot, b. Kent, Westwood
    Sarah Ann Sackett, dau, unmarried, 20, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    John Sackett, gson, 12, scholar, b. Kent, Dover."
  9. 1861 England census, RG9, piece 302, folio 79, p. 18, GSU roll 542610
    No 6, Lo Mary Street, Bromley, Bow, Poplar, Middlesex
    Richard Sackett, lodger, unm, 22, labourer, b. Essex, Stratford
    John Sackett, lodger, unm, 20, labourer, b. Essex, Stratford
    [In household of Thomas Buttler, a labourer].
  10. 1871 England census, RG10, piece 1623, folio 41, p. 25, GSU roll 829930
    Union St, Stratford, West Ham, Essex
    John Sackett, head, married, 30, lab, b. Kent, Deal
    Mary Sackett, wife, 23, b. Middx, Mile End
    Sarah Sackett, dau, 5, b. Middx, Mile End
    Jane Sackett, dau, 3, b. Middx, Mile End.
  11. 1881 England census, RG11, piece 1703, folio 90, p. 11, GSU roll 1341406
    1 Park Place, Stratford, West Ham, Essex
    Mary Sackett, head, wid, 34, laundress, b. Essex, Havering
    Sarah M Sackett, dau, 14, jute spinner, b. Middlesex, Bu?dell Rd
    Mary Jane Sackett, dau, 13, jute shifter, b. Middlesex, Bu?dell Rd
    Thomas Sackett, son, 9, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford
    Alfred Sackett, son, 7, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford
    Emily E Sackett, dau, 5, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford
    Ellen Sackett, dau, 3, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford.
  12. 1891 England census, RG12, piece 1342, folio 92, p. 3, GSU roll 6096452
    14 Fifth Avenue, Little Ilford, Essex
    (4 rooms)
    John Parker, head, widr, 47, local board scavenger, b. London, Middlesex
    Edward Parker, son, 18, bricklayers laborer, b. Barking, Essex
    James Parker, son, 12, b. Barking, Essex
    Henry Parker, son, 9, b. Barking, Essex
    Mary Ann Sacket, visitor, wid, 45, b. Epping, Essex
    Robert Sacket, visitor, 11, b. Stratford, Essex.
  13. 1901 England census, 1602/26v
    East Ham, Essex
    36 Bessborough Road, East Ham (St Mary the Virgin) (4 rooms)
    Thomas Wood, head, married, 33, general labourer, worker, b. Stratford, Essex
    Mary Wood, wife, 32, b. Mile End, London
    Thomas Wood, son, 11, b. Stratford
    Jane Wood, dau, 8, b. Stratford
    John Wood, son, 6, b. Manor Park, Essex
    Frank Wood, son, 4, b. Manor Park
    Ernest Wood, son, 1, b. Manor Park
    Mary Sackett, mother-in-law, widow, 52, laundress, worker, b. Haydon Bois, Essex
    Emily Bright, sister, married, 25, laundress, worker, b. Stratford.
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
1st cousin 7 times removed of Simon Sackett the colonist
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Anthony Richard "Tony" Sackett, Michelle Bright and Carol Wild.
Last Edited19 Sep 2018

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