Leslie Sackett

FatherAlfred James Sackett (1865-1942)
MotherLydia Hatfield (1868-1954)
Leslie Sackett (1905–1978) & Dulcie Keyho
(Src: Charlotte Wruck)
Leslie Sackett, a radio officer in the merchant navy, son of Alfred James Sackett and Lydia Hatfield, was born at Les Banques, St Sampson's, GuernseyG, on 23 June 1905.1 He died aged 73 in GuernseyG on 2 November 1978. He married on 17 October 1934, Dulcie Lillie Keyho, a cousin, daughter of Thomas John Keyho and Laura Sackett.
     In 1911 Leslie was living at Ollivier Street, St Anne's, AlderneyG, in the household of his parents Alfred and Lydia, and was recorded in the census as Leslie Sackett, aged five and born in St Sampson's.2
     Leslie was employed as a certified wireless operator by the Britich Post Office in May 1931.3 He joined the uniformed staff of the Great Western Railway on 8 November 1937 (this would have been as a radio officer on GWR ships.)4

 Notes & Citations

  1. Register of Births, Guernsey (Guernsey Greffe, Royal Court House), 328/91, "23 June 1905 Leslie s. Alfred Sackett & Lydia Hatfield, b. at Les Banques, St Sampson's. Father's occupation: collector for furniture."
  2. 1911 Channel Islands census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Ollivier Street, St Anne's, Alderney
    8 rooms
    Sackett, Alfred James, head, 45, married, clerk, granite merchant, resident, b. Rye, Sussex, father b. Hythe, Kent
    Sackett, Lydia, wife, 41, m. 17y, 6 ch., 3 living, b. Hull, Yorkshire, father b. Hull
    Sackett, Alma, dau, 12, b. Hull, Yorkshire, father b. Rye, Sussex
    Sackett, Leslie, son, 5, b. St Sampson's, Guernsey, father b. Rye, Sussex
    Sackett, Douglas, son, 3, b. St Sampson's, Guernsey, father b. Rye, Sussex.
  3. "British Postal Service Appointment Books, 1737–1969", digital image, Ancestry.com, "May 1931, 60553, Sackett, Leslie, cert wless opr."
  4. "UK Railway Employment Records, 1833–1963", digital image, Ancestry.com, Great Western, register of uniformed men, "staff no. 92322 Sackett, Leslie, b. 23-6-05, appointed 8-11-37."
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited14 October 2018