George Sackett

FatherThomas Sackett (1825-1875)
MotherMary Ann Stanner (c 1826-1906)
George Sackett, a plasterer, son of Thomas Sackett and Mary Ann Stanner, was born in Margate, KentG, in 18521,2 and baptized at St John in ThanetG on 28 March 1852.2 He died aged 50 in Birchington, KentG, on 27 August 19023 and was buried at All Saints, BirchingtonG, on 30 August 1902.4 He married at Blean, KentG, in 1875, Louisa Else.5,6 Louisa was born in Pluckley, KentG, in about 1853.7,8 She died in BirchingtonG on 22 May 19269,10,11 and was buried at Birchington ChurchG on 29 May 1926.12
     In 1861 George was living at 28 King Street, MargateG, and was recorded in the census as George Sackett, aged nine and born in Margate, son of Thomas Sackett.13
     In 1871 he was living at 70 King Street, MargateG, in the household of his parents Thomas and Mary, and was recorded as George Sackett, a plasterer, unmarried, aged 19.14
     In 1881 he was living at 30 Northumberland Road, MargateG, and was recorded as George Sackett, a plasterer, married, aged 29 and born in Margate, in the household of his uncle Stephen S Sackett. His wife and family were living at Chapel Street, Preston next Faversham, Kent, and she was recorded as Louisa Sackett, wife (head), plasterer's wife, married, aged 28 and born in Pluckley, Kent. Living with her were her children Alice, 5, twins Edith and Frederick, 3, and Lillian, aged ten months.15,8
     In 1891 he was living at 34 Tanner Street, Faversham, KentG, and was recorded as George Sackett, a plasterer, [head of household], aged 39, and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Louisa, aged 38, and born in Pluckley, Kent, and their children, Edith, 13, Fred, 13, George, 9, Stephen, 8, Ernest, 3, Kate, 2, and William, aged eleven months.16
     In 1901 he was living at 3 Dartford Villas, BirchingtonG, and was recorded as George Sackett, a plasterer, head of household, married, aged 49 and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Louisa, aged 48 and born in Plurkley, Kent, and their children, Frederick, 23, Stephen, 17, Lewis, 15, Ernest, 13, Kate, 12, Sidney, 8, and Edmund, aged five.7
     In 1911 George's widow was living at 3 Perfects Cottages, BirchingtonG, and was recorded in the census as Louisa Sackett, a widow on parochial relief, head of household, aged 59 and born in Pluckley, Kent. Living with her were her children, Lillian, 36, Louis, 25, Ernest, 23, Kate, 22, Sydney, 18, and Edmund, aged 15, and her granddaughter Alice Elmer, aged 13.17
(1911 census)

Children of George Sackett and Louisa Else

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1852. Sackett, George. Mother: Staner. Thanet. 2a:575."
  2. Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent, "28 March 1852 George s. Thomas, carrier, & Mary Anne Sackett, Margate."
  3. Society of Genealogists, Monumental Inscriptions, Birchington, Kent, BIR/L1097 
    In loving memory of George SACKETT who died 27 Aug 1902 age 56
    Also of Alice dau of the above who died 16 Oct 1909 aged 34
    Also Edmund William ELMER husband of the above, died 15 May 1921 aged 56 years.
    "Thy will be done."
  4. Burials Register, All Saints, Birchington, Kent (Transcript), "30 August 1902 George Sackett, Birchington, 50 years."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1875. Sackett, George. Blean. 2a:1116."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Jun qtr 1875. Else, Louisa. Blean. 2a:1116."
  7. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 819/105
    Birchington, Kent
    3 Dartford Villas
    George SACKETT, head, married, 49, plasterer, worker, b. Margate, Kent
    Louisa SACKETT, wife, 48, b. Plurkley, Kent
    Fredk G T SACKETT, son, single, 23, plasterer, worker, b. Faversham, Kent
    Stephen E SACKETT, son, single, 17, apprentice to plumber, worker, b. Faversham
    Lewis H SACKETT, son, 15, telegraph messenger, worker, b. Faversham
    Ernest SACKETT, son, 13, plasterer's apprentice, worker, b. Faversham
    Kate A SACKETT, dau, 12, b. Faversham
    Sidney F SACKETT, son, 8, b. Faversham
    Edmond H SACKETT, son, 5, b. Faversham.
  8. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341230, PRO RG11/0968/35/6
    Preston Next Faversham, Kent
    Chapel St
    Louisa SACKETT, wife (head), married, 28, b. Pluckley, Kent, plasterers wife
    Alice E. SACKETT, dau, 5, b. Preston, Kent, scholar
    Edith L. SACKETT, dau, 3, b. Preston
    Fredrick G. T. SACKETT, son, 3, b. Preston
    Lillian SACKETT, dau, 10 months, b. Preston.
  9. Society of Genealogists, Monumental Inscriptions, Birchington, Kent, BIR/E460
    "In loving memory of my dear husband Louis Henry Sackett who died 12 Dec 1911 after 2½  years of suffering patiently borne aged 26 years "Rest in peace"
    Also of Edmund Herbert Sackett brother of the above, killed in action in France 8 Oct 1918 age 22 years 8 months
    Also Louisa Sackett mother of the above, died 22 May 1926 age 73 years. "Her end was peace"
    Lilian Martha Sackett, died 9 Dec 1943 aged 63 years."
  10. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1926. Sackett, Louisa, 73. Thanet."
  11. Isle of Thanet Gazette, (Kent), Margate Library, Kent, "Sackett—On May 22nd 1926, Louisa Sackett, of 3 Perfects Cottages, Birchington, Aged 73. Her end was peace."
  12. Burials Register, All Saints, Birchington, Kent (Transcript), "29 May 1926 Louisa Sackett, 3 Perfects Cottages, 73 years."
  13. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    28 King St, Margate, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, head, married, 36, carrier, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary Ann Sackett, wife, 35, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Thomas Sackett, son, 13, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Eliza Ann Sackett, dau, 11, b. Margate
    George Sackett, son, 9, b. Margate
    Martha Sackett, dau, 7, b. Margate
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 5, b. Margate
    Catherine Sackett, dau, 3, b. Margate.
  14. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/992/f88v
    70 King St, Margate, Holy Trinity
    Thomas Sackett, head, married, 46, carrier & c, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary A Sackett, wife, 45, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Thomas Sackett, son, unmarried, 22, gas fitter, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    George Sackett, son, unmarried, 19, plasterer, b. Kent, Margate     
    Martha Sackett, dau, unmarried, 17, b. Kent, Margate
    Elizabeth M Sackett, dau, 16, b. Kent, Margate
    Catherine Sackett, dau, 14, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    George Writnell, boarder, 5, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    Emma Sackett, boarder, 11m, b. Kent, Margate.
  15. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341234, PRO RG11/0986/37/25
    Margate St John Baptist, Kent
    30 Northumberland Rd
    Stephen S. SACKETT, head, married, 42, b. Margate, Kent, common carrier
    Rebecca S. SACKETT, wife, 41, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Elizabeth M. S. SACKETT, dau, unmarried, 16, b. Margate, domestic at home
    Andrew H. MACEY, father-in-law, widower, 69, b. Brixham, Devon, retired fisherman
    George SACKETT, nephew, married, 29, b. Margate, plasterer.
  16. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12?
    34 Tanner St, Faversham, Kent
    George Sackett, [head], 39, plasterer, b. Margate, Kent
    Louisa Sackett, [wife], 38, b. Pluckley, Kent
    Edith Sackett, [dau], 13, scholar, b. Preston, Kent
    Fred Sackett, [son], 13, scholar, b. Preston
    George Sackett, [son], 9, scholar, b. Preston
    Stephen Sackett, [son], 8, scholar, b. Faversham
    Ernest Sackett, [son], 3, b. Faversham
    Kate Sackett, [dau], 2, b. Faversham
    William Sackett, [son], 11 months, b. Faversham
    [Relationships were blank in this record].
  17. 1911 England census, digital image,, 3 Perfects Cottages, Birchington, Kent
    6 rooms
    Louisa Sackett, head, 59, widow, parochial relief, b. Pluckley, Kent
    Lillian Martha Sackett, dau, 30, single, b. Faversham, Kent
    Louis Sackett, son, 25, married, (invalid), b. Faversham, Kent
    Ernest Sackett, son, 23, single, milkman, worker, b. Faversham, Kent
    Kate Sackett, dau, 22, single, domestic servant, b. Faversham, Kent
    Sydney Sackett, son, 18, single, house boy (domestic), b. Faversham, Kent
    Edmund Sackett, son, 15, errand boy greengrocer, b. Faversham, Kent
    Alice Elmer, gdau, 13, school, b. Battersea, London.
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Penny Harris Jennings and Ann Mackenzie.
Last Edited29 Nov 2018

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