William Sackett

FatherHenry Sackett (c 1738-1774)
MotherMartha Higgs
Baptism1769, Hornchurch, EssexG,1
Death1819, OrsettG
Marriage1795, Walthamstow, EssexGCatherine Sargeant2
William Sackett, farmer of Orsett, Essex, son of Henry Sackett and Martha Higgs, was baptized at Hornchurch, EssexG, on 23 April 1769.1 He died aged about 50 in OrsettG on 25 April 1819 and was buried at St Giles and All Saints, OrsettG.3,4 He married in Walthamstow, EssexG, in 1795, Catherine Sargeant.2 Catherine was born in Binfield, BerkshireG, in about 1770. She died aged 84 in OrsettG on 30 April 18555,6 and was buried at St Giles and All Saints, OrsettG, on 7 May 1855.3,7
     Administration of William's estate was granted on 3 June 1819 to his widow Catherine.8
     In 1841 William's widow was living in Orsett, EssexG, and was recorded in the census as Catherine Sackett, of independent means, aged 70 and born in Essex. Living with her was her unmarried daughter Martha Ann, aged 35.9
     In 1851 she was living in Orsett, EssexG, and was recorded as Catherine Sackett, head of household, a widow, aged 80, and born in Binfield, Berkshire. Living with her was her unmarried daughter Martha, 45, a schoolmistress. Also in the household were three schoolchildren, and two female servants.10

Children of William Sackett and Catherine Sargeant

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Essex Baptisms" (Findmypast transcript), Baptisms Register, Hornchurch, St Andrew, Essex, "23 Apr 1769, William Sacket, father Henry Sacket, mother Martha."
  2. Boyd's Marriage Index, Walthamstow, Essex, "1795 William Sackett & Catherine Sargeant. Licence."
  3. "Essex Monumental Inscriptions" (Findmypast transcript), St Giles & All Saints, Orsett, Essex, "Large flat ledger, slightly raised, on a small brick plinth. // To the memory of / William Sackett / who died April 25 1819 aged (76) / also Catherine his wife / who died April 30 18(33or55) aged 8(1)? / and of their children / Catherine died (in infancy) / Jane died (Jan 19th 1810 aged 3 years)? / John (June 28 18--)? / Henrietta (Dec ----)? / James (May 22 18(1or4)6)? (---- 11 or 44) / Martha (Ann June--)? / aged (1)? /."
  4. "Essex Burial Index 1530-1994" (Findmypast transcript), Burials Register, Orsett, Essex, "30 Apr 1819, William Sackett, 50, of Orsett."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Jun qtr 1855. Sackett, Catherine. Orsett."
  6. Email from Judy Foster to Chris Sackett, 11 May 2006.
  7. "Essex Burial Index 1530-1994" , Burials Register, Orsett, Essex, "7 May 1855, Catherine Sackett, 84, of Orsett."
  8. Letters of administration of the estate of William Sackett of Orsett, Essex, granted at Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 3 June 1819 (National Archives), "William Sackett, late of Orsett, Essex; farmer.
    Admon granted to Catherine Sackett, widow & relict of deceased."
  9. 1841 England census, HO107, piece 322, book 24, folio 14, p. 23, GSU roll 241360
    Orsett, Essex
    Catherine Sackett, 70, ind, b. Essex
    Martha Ann Sackett, 35, b. Essex.
  10. 1851 England census, HO107/1773/f.339
    Orsett, Essex
    Catherine Sackett, head, widow, 80, b. Berkshire, Binfield
    Martha A. Sackett, dau, unmarried, 45, schoolmistress, b. Essex, Orsett
    Louisa Rea, scholar, 8, b. Essex
    Albert Skinner, scholar, 7, b. Essex, West Thurrock
    Frank Skinner, scholar, 5, b. Essex, West Thurrock
    Susan Franklin, serv., unmarried, 32, cook, b. Essex, Orsett
    Ann Robinson, serv., 13, housemaid, b. Suffolk.
Sackett lineGreat-grandson of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Judy Foster, Norman Todd, Robin Aubrey Mills, Marcus Crockett and Sidney Faust.
Last Edited3 Nov 2023

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