William Sackett

FatherWilliam Sackett (1741-1819)
MotherAnne Ansell (c 1739-1833)
Marriage1797, St Peter in ThanetGElizabeth Holt4
William Sackett, waggoner and postmaster, son of William Sackett and Anne Ansell, was baptized in Birchington, KentG, on 28 April 1771.1 He died aged 90 in St Peter in Thanet, KentG, on 10 November 18612,3 and was buried there on 16 November 1861.5 He married at St Peter in ThanetG on 15 October 1797, Elizabeth Holt, daughter of George Holt and Sarah ___.4 Elizabeth was baptized at St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 17 November 1771.6 She died aged 737,8 and was buried at St Peter in ThanetG on 2 July 1845.8
     In 1841 William was living in St Peter in ThanetG and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, a coach maker, aged 65 and born in Kent. Living with him was his wife Elizabeth, 65. Also in the household were their daughter Hannah, son-in-law James Pay, and their children, Charlotte, 15, Jane, 10, Elizabeth, 9, and Sarah, 6.9
     In 1851 he was living at 26 High Street, St Peter's, KentG, in the household of his son-in-law, James Pay, and daughter, Hannah, and was recorded as William Sackett, former postmaster, a widower, blind, aged 80 and born in Birchington.10
     In 1861 he was living at 18 John Street, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his son-in-law James [or John?] Pay, and was recorded as William Sackett, a former postmaster, a widower, aged 89, and born in Birchington. Also in the household were his granddaughters Charlotte Hobbs, a widow aged 35, and Sarah Pay, unmarried and aged 26, and his great-grandson Thomas J Hobbs (Charlotte's son), aged seven.11

Children of William Sackett and Elizabeth Holt

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, All Saints, Birchington, Kent (transcript), "28 April 1771 William s. William & Ann Sackett."
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1861. Sackett, William, 90. Thanet. 2a:410."
  3. "England, Newspaper Death Notices" (Findmypast image), Kentish Chronicle and General Advertiser, 23 Nov 1861
    Deaths. St Peter's—Nov. 10, Mr. Wm. Sackett, aged 90 year.
  4. Marriages Register, St Peter in Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts, Society of Genealogists), "15 October 1797 William Sackett, bachelor, of this parish, waggoner, & Elizabeth Holt, spinster, of this parish. Witnesses: Edmund Marshall, Rd. Busbridge [freq wit.]."
  5. Burials Register, St Peter in Thanet, Kent, "16 November 1861 William Sackett, St Peter's, 90 years."
  6. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence in Thanet, Kent (Ancestry transcript), "17 Nov 1771, Elizabeth Holt, father George Holt, mother Sarah."
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Mar qtr 1846. Sackett, Elizabeth, 73. Thanet. 5:331." [Appears to be a late registration - Elizabeth died June 1845].
  8. Burials Register, St Peter in Thanet, Kent, "2 July 1845 Elizabeth Sackett, St Peter's, 73 years."
  9. 1841 England census, St Peter, Kent
    William Sackett, 65, coach maker, b. Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, 65, b. Kent
    James Pay, 35, shoemaker, b. Kent
    Hannah Pay, 40, b. Kent
    Charlotte Pay, 15, b. Kent
    Jane Pay, 10, b. Kent
    Elizabeth Pay, 9, b. Kent
    Sarah Pay, 6 , b. Kent
    HO107; Piece 468; Book: 18; Civil Parish: St Peter; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 19; Folio: 13; Page: 18; Line: 15; GSU roll: 306863.
  10. 1851 England census, 26 High Street, St. Peters, Kent
    James Pay, head, married, 49, postmaster, b. Kent, Minster
    Hannah Pay, wife, 43, b. Kent, St. Peters
    Sarah V. Pay, dau, unmarried, 16, b. Kent, St. Peters
    William Sackett, father-in-law, widower, 80, blind, formerly postmaster, b. Birchington
  11. 1861 England census, RG9/?
    18 John Street, Ramsgate, Kent
    James Pay, head, widower, 59, shoemaker, b. Minster, Kent
    Charlotte H Hobbs, dau, widow, 35, housekeeper, b. St Peter's
    Sarah F Pay, dau, unm., 26, milliner, b. St Peter's
    Thomas J Hobbs, grandson, 7, scholar, b. St Peter's
    William Sackett, father-in-law, widower, 89, formerly postmaster, b. Birchington.
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Alan Francis Pettman & Phyllis Mary Pemble relationship chart
Last Edited11 Sep 2023

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