John Sackett

FatherJames Sackett (c 1792-1866)
MotherAnn Argent Lee (1803-1878)
Birth1842, Dagenham, EssexG,1
Baptism1842, DagenhamG,2
Death1911, QueenslandG,3
John Sackett, son of James Sackett and Ann Argent Lee, was born in Dagenham, EssexG, in 18421 and baptized at St Peter & St Paul, DagenhamG, on 16 January 1842.2 He died aged 69 in Queensland, AustraliaG, on 3 November 1911.3
     In 1851 John was living at Bull Street, Dagenham, EssexG, in the household of his parents James and Ann, and was recorded in the census as John Sackett, aged nine and born in Dagenham.4
     John enlisted for ten years as a boy entrant in the Royal Navy, serving from 21 December 1859 on HMS Crocodile.5
     In 1861 John was serving in the Royal Navy as a butcher. At the census date he was on HMS Cyclops in the North Atlantic. He was aged 19 years 4 months, born in Dagenham.6

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1842. Sackett, John. Mother: Lee. Romford. 12:229."
  2. "Essex Baptisms" (Findmypast transcript), Baptisms Register, Dagenham, St Peter & St Paul, Essex, "16 Jan 1842, John Sackett, father James Sackett, labourer, mother Anne, of Dagenham."
  3. Website Australia death index, 1787-1985 ( (, "3 Nov 1911, John Sackett, d. Queensland, s. James Sackett & Ann Lee, reg. 003285, p. 22942."
  4. 1851 England census, HO107/1772/f.276v
    Dagenham, Essex
    Bull St.
    James Sackett, head, married, 58, gardener, b. Middlesex, Marylebone
    Ann Argent Sackett, wife, 47, gardener's wife, b. Essex, West Thurrock
    James Sackett, son, 14, gardener's son, b. Essex, Dagenham
    William Sackett, son, 11, b. Essex, Dagenham
    John Sackett, son, 9, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Martha Sackett, dau, 5, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Robert Sackett, son, 3, b. Essex, Dagenham.
  5. "UK, Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services, 1853–1928" (Ancestry image), "John Sackett, rating B2C, first ship Crocodile, service started (boy) 21 Dec 1859, 10 yrs."
  6. 1861 England census, RG 9, piece 4439, folio 127, p. 7, GSU roll 543284
    HMS Cyclops, North Atlantic
    John Sackett, butcher, single, 19.4, b. Claghiham [sic: Dagenham], Essex.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line3rd great-grandson of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Last Edited15 Sep 2023

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