Albert Edward Luxton

FatherHarry Luxton (c 1871-1914)
MotherMatilda Priscilla Sackett (1870-1940)
Albert Edward Luxton, son of Harry Luxton and Matilda Priscilla Sackett, was born in West Ham, EssexG, in 1897.1 He was killed in action in FranceG in the First World War on 3 September 1916.2,3
     In 1901 Albert was living at 17 Major Road, West HamG, in the household of his parents Harry and Matilda, and was recorded in the census as Albert Luxton, aged three and born in Stratford.4
     In 1911 Albert was living at 36 Pond Road, West Ham, EssexG, in the household of his mother Matilda, and was recorded in the census as Albert Edward Luxton, aged 13 and born in West Ham.5

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1897. Luxton, Albert Edward. Mother: Sackett. West Ham. 4a:31."
  2. Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (, Guillemont Road Cemetery, "Luxton, Pte. A.E., 3/5739. 1st Bn. Duke of Cornwall's Light Inf. 3rd Sept., 1916. X.E.6."
  3. "UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914–1919" (Ancestry transcript), "Arthur Edward Luxton, b. Stratford, Essex, residence West Ham, Essex, d. 3 Sep 1916, France and Flanders, enlisted Stratford, rank Private, regt Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, 1st Battalion, regtl no 3/5739, killed in action, Western European Theatre."
  4. 1901 England census, RG13, piece 1594, folio 35, p. 6
    17 Major Road, West Ham, Essex
    Harry Luxton, head, married, 29, steam ship stoker, b. Essex, Stratford
    Matilda Luxton, wife, 29, b. Essex, Stratford
    Frederick Luxton, son, 6, b. Essex, Stratford
    Matilda Luxton, dau, 5, b. Essex, Stratford
    Albert Luxton, son, 3, b. Essex, Stratford
    John Luxton, son, 1, b. Essex, Stratford
    John Read, boarder, single, 42, general labourer, b. Essex, Stratford.
  5. 1911 England census, RG14, Piece 9424, Schedule 49
    36 Pond Road, West Ham, Essex
    4 rooms
    Matilda Luxton, head, 40, m. 18y, 9 ch, 7 living, house duties, b. West Ham
    Frederick Richard Luxton, son, 17, labourer, leather cloth -?-, b. West Ham
    Matilda Susan Luxton, dau, 15, skin comber, leather dressers, b. West Ham
    Albert Edward Luxton, son, 13, b. West Ham
    John Richard Luxton, son, 12, b. West Ham
    Edward Luxton, son, 8, b. West Ham
    Lillian Luxton, dau, 6, b. West Ham
    Annie Luxton, dau, 7 months, b. West Ham
    Mrs Sackett, mother, 76, widow, b. West Ham
    Henry Sackett, brother, 38, single, labourer, b. West Ham
    John Sackett, brother, 36, single, labourer, b. West Ham
    Edward Sackett, brother, 29, single, labourer, b. West Ham.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited8 Nov 2016

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