Will of Thomas Wheatley Sackett of New Cross, St Paul's, Deptford, Kent, 25 August 1804, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 3 November 1804 (National Archives, PROB 11/1417 quire 793). (Researched by Marion Sackett).
[Abstract by Marion Sackett]
Thomas Wheatley Sackett, draper & tailor, late of Margate, now resident of New Cross, parish of St Paul's, Deptford.
Brother Paul Sackett of Ramsgate, innkeeper
— my undivided eighth part of lands & tenements at George Hill, St Peter's, now in occupation of Sir John Bensen, rents for life. Reversion to Paul's child or children as tenants in common & not as joint tenants; equal shares; benefit survivor(s);
— in like manner, eighth part of lands & tenements in St Lawrence now in occupation of Jeremiah Sackett;
— my share of a house in Church Fields, Ramsgate, & piece of land adjoining, during his natural life. Reversion as above.
Brother-in-law [actually half-brother] Mr Stephen Sackett, law stationer in London
— £50, + £5 for mourning
— £5 to Elizabeth, his wife, for mourning.
Residue after debts, etc. of personal estate of money or funds to be put into Navy annuities – to children of brother Paul Sackett of Ramsgate at age 21, & Paul to have the use during their minority.
Witnesses: Rolph Coulson Say, Wm Richardson, John Marsh.