Thomas Edward Sackett

(1877-1960)
FatherJabez Sackett (1840-1925)
MotherSarah Anne "Annie" Young (1842-1915)
Thomas Edward (1877–1960) & Florence (Le Page) Sackett
Thomas Edward Sackett, son of Jabez Sackett and Sarah Anne "Annie" Young, was born in Walkington, Beverley, YorkshireG, on 5 October 1877.1,2 He died aged 82 at home at Miriant, Mynytho, Pwllheli, Caernarvonshire, WalesG, on 17 January 1960.3 He married first in GuernseyG on 13 June 1901, Florence Edith Le Page, daughter of William John Le Page and Elizabeth Ann Jones. Florence was born in St Peter Port, GuernseyG, on 4 February 1877.4,2 She died aged 67 at Caerffynon, Harlech, Merionethshire, WalesG, on 22 September 1944.5,6 He married second in Manchester, LancashireG, in 1946, Winifred Davies.7,8
     In 1881 Thomas was living at North Gate, Walkington, YorkshireG, and was recorded in the census as Thomas E Sackett, a scholar, aged three and born in Walkington, son of Jabez Sackett.9
     In 1891 he was living at 4 Collings Road, St Peter Port, GuernseyG, in the household of his father Jabez, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, a grocer's assistant, aged 18 [actually 13], and born in Yorkshire.10
     In 1901 he was living at Duveaux Lodge, St Sampson's, GuernseyG, in the household of his parents Jabez and Sarah, and was recorded as Thomas E Sackett, a vinery foreman (employed), aged 23 and born in England.11
     In 1911 he was living at 2 Plympton Place, Rohais Road, St Peter PortG, and was recorded as Thomas E Sackett, a bookkeeper in a retail butchery, head of household, aged 33, and born in Walkington. Living with him were his wife Florence, 34, and their children, Edgar, 8, and Roland, aged four.12
(1911 census)

     Thomas was a lifelong local preacher in the Methodist church. His son Edgar said that his father never spoke from notes but was so well prepared that he knew exactly what he would want to say. Thomas's grandson Ralph Sackett heard his grandfather preach in a small Welsh church at Mynytho, near Pwllheli, where he retired when he remarried in 1946.13,14
     In 1929 Thomas was living at 75 Monton Street, Manchester, LancashireG.15
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Thomas and Florence were living at Cartref Melies?, St Asaph Road, St Asaph, Flintshire, WalesG. Thomas was a cashier-clerk in a wholesale fruit business.16
     In 1944 Thomas was a cashier.
     Thomas proved his wife Florence's will on 11 December 1944. Her estate was valued at £1,519.17
     Thomas left a will which was proved on 17 March 1960 by his widow Winifred. His estate was valued at £4,620.18

Children of Thomas Edward Sackett and Florence Edith Le Page

Sackett Family Association descendants
Ralph Sackett.
ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
Descendants of Jabez Sackett
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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1877. Sackett, Thomas Edward. Mother: Young. Beverley. 9d:109."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1960. Sackett, Thomas E, 82. Pwllheli."
  4. Census.
  5. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1944. Sackett, Florence E, 67. Merioneth N."
  6. Probate record.
  7. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1946. Sackett, Thomas E. Spouse: Davis. Manchester. 8d:795."
  8. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1946. David, Winifred. Spouse: Sackett. Manchester. 8d:795."
  9. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1342145, PRO RG11/4743/64/7
    North Gate, Walkington, York
    Jabez Sackett, head, married, 40, b. Hythe, Kent, schoolmaster
    Sarah A. Sackett, wife, 38, b. Hythe
    Lavinia Sackett, dau, 12, b. Woodchurch, Kent, scholar
    Annie Sackett, dau, 11, b. Woodchurch, scholar
    Frederick Sackett, son, 9, b. Elham, Kent, scholar
    Lillie Sackett, dau, 7, b. Waltham, Lincoln, scholar
    George Y. Sackett, son, 5, b. Waltham, scholar
    Thomas E. Sackett, son, 3, b. Walkington, York, scholar
    William S. Sackett, son, 1, b. Walkington
    Charlotte Clark, visitor, unmarried, 40, b. Rye, Sussex, teacher (sch).
  10. 1891 Census for England & Wales, 4 Collings Road, St Peter Port, Guernsey
    Jabez Sackett, married, 50, certificated schoolmaster (neither employed nor employer), b. Kent, England
    Thomas Sackett, son, 18 [sic: 13], grocer's assistant, b. Yorkshire, England.
  11. 1901 Channel Islands census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 5322/113
    Duveaux Lodge, St Sampson's, Guernsey
    Jabez SACKETT, head, M, 60, clerk, worker, b. England
    Sarah A SACKETT, wife, M, 58, b. England
    Thomas E SACKETT, son, S, 23, vinery foreman, worker, b. England
    William SACKETT, son, S, 21, agricultural labourer, worker, b. England
    Laura SACKETT, dau, S, 18, b. England.
  12. 1911 Channel Islands census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 2 Plympton Place, Rohais Road, St Peter Port
    5 rooms
    Thomas E Sackett, head, 33, married, clerk (book-keeping), butchering (retail), resident, b. Walkington, Yorkshire, father b. Hythe, Kent
    Florence E Sackett, wife, 34, m. 9y, 2 ch., both living, b. St Peter Port, father b. St Peter Port
    Edgar Cyril Sackett, son, 8, b. St Peter Port, father b. Walkington, Yorks
    Roland Burt Sackett, son, 4, b. St Peter Port, father b. Walkington, Yorks.
  13. Guernsey Evening Press, 19 Sep 1914, "Wesleyan Methodist Churches (French): St Martin's—6, Mr. T Sackett."
  14. Email from Ralph Sackett to Chris Sackett, August 2014.
  15. Website Kelly's Directory of Manchester, Salford and Suburbs (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1929, "Sackett Thos. Edwd. salesman, 75 Monton st. MS."
  16. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Sackett household, Cartref Melies?, St Asaph Road, St Asaph R D, Flintshire, Wales: Thomas E Sackett, b. 5 Oct 1877, married, cashier-clerk wholesale fruit; Florence E Sackett, b. 4 Feb 1877, married, household duties.
  17. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Florence Edith of 33 Westholme-road Withington Manchester (wife of Thomas Edward Sackett) died 22 September 1944 at Caerffynon Harlech Merionethshire Probate Manchester 11 December to the said Thomas Edward Sackett cashier. Effects £1519 13s. 2d."
  18. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Thomas Edward of Miriant Mynytho near Pwllheli Carnarvonshire died 17 January 1960 Probate Bangor 17 March to Winifred Sackett widow. Effects £4620 13s. 4d."
Last Edited13 November 2016