Benjamin Richard Sackett

(1860-1949)
FatherThe Revd Benjamin Sackett (1834-1900)
MotherElizabeth Lee (1835-1920)
Benjamin Richard Sackett, a wholesale hosier's clerk, son of The Revd Benjamin Sackett and Elizabeth Lee, was born in Elham, KentG, on 15 February 1860.1,2 He died aged 89 at home at Rowanhurst, 20 St Leonard's Road, Hythe, KentG, on 21 September 1949.3,4 He married in ElhamG in 1885, Frances Sarah Horton.5 She was born in about 1858 and died aged 77 in ElhamG in 1935.6
     In 1861 Benjamin was living at Chapel Street, Hythe, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Benjamin Sackett, aged one, born in Hythe, Kent, in the household of his grandfather Richard Lee. (Benjamin would have been in the temporary care of his grandparents as his mother Elizabeth had given birth two weeks before the census date (7 April 1861) to a daughter Sarah A.)7
     In 1871 he was living at Fern Lane, Heston, MiddlesexG, and was recorded as Benjamin Richard Sackett, a scholar, aged 11, born in Hythe, the son of Benjamin Sackett.8
     In 1891 he was living at 3 Ethel Villas, Violet Road, Woodford, EssexG, and was recorded as Benjamin R Sackett, a wholesale hosier's clerk (employed), head of household, married, aged 31, and born in Hythe, Kent. Living with him were his wife Frances, aged 33, and born in Hythe, their daughter Emily, 3, and niece Ida R Ashdown, aged four. Also in the household were a visitor, Frances J May, 30, and a 15-year-old female general servant.9
     In 1901 he was living at Essex Villa, Derby Road, WoodfordG, and was recorded as Benjamin Sackett, a wholesale hosier's clerk, head of household, married, aged 41 and born in Hythe, Kent. Living with him were his wife Frances, 43, their daughter Emily, 13, and Frances's unmarried sisters, Annie Horton, 33, and Ruth Horton, 29. Also in the household was a female general domestic servant.10
     Benjamin was listed at Essex Villa in 1902 and 1906.11,12,13,14
     In 1911 Frances was living at Mornington, St Leonard's Road, HytheG, and was recorded as Frances Sarah Sackett, head of household, aged 53 and born in Hythe. Living with her was her unmarried daughter Emily, aged 23.15
     In 1918 Benjamin was living at Rowanhurst, St Leonard's Road, Hythe, KentG.16,17
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Benjamin was living at 20 St Leonard's Road, HytheG, with his widowed daughter Emily. He was a retired clerk at a hosiery manufacturers.18
     Benjamin left a will which was proved on 16 December 1949 by his daughter Emily. His estate was valued at £6,314.19

Appears in picture gallery: Benjamin Sackett family .
(1911 census)

Child of Benjamin Richard Sackett and Frances Sarah Horton

ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
Descendants of Benjamin Sackett

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1860. Sackett, Benjamin Richard. Mother: Lee. Elham. 2a:761."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1949. Sackett, Benjamin R, 89. Folkestone."
  4. Probate record.
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1885. Sackett, Benjamin Richard. Elham. 2a:1822."
  6. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1935. Sackett, Frances S, 77. Elham."
  7. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    Chapel Street, Hythe, Kent
    Richard Lee, head, b. Dymchurch, Kent
    Sarah Lee, wife, b. Sandwich, Kent
    Benjamin Sackett, grandson, 1, b. Hythe, Kent.
  8. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/1313/f130
    Fern Lane, Heston, Middlesex
    Benjamin Sackett, head, married, 36, Independent minister, b. Hythe, Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 35, b. Hythe
    Benjamin Richard Sackett, son, 11, scholar, b. Hythe
    Elizabeth Sarah Sackett, dau, 10, scholar, b. Hythe
    Emily Lucy Sackett, dau, 8, scholar, b. Hythe
    Harry Lee Sackett, son, 5, scholar, b. Harefield, Middlesex
    Annie Catherine Dorothy Sackett, dau, 2, b. Ealing, Middlesex.
  9. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/1360/?
    3 Ethel Villas, Violet Rd, Woodford, Essex
    Benjamin R Sackett, head, married, 31, wholesale hosier's clerk (empd), b. Hythe, Kent
    Frances Sackett, wife, 33, b. Hythe
    Emily F Sackett, dau, 3, b. Ratcliffe, London
    Ida R Ashdown, niece, 4, b. Buckland, Dover, Kent
    Frances J May, visitor, married, 30, b. Chumleigh, Devon
    Jane Comer, serv, unm, 15, gen serv, b. Folkestone, Kent.
  10. 1901 Census for England & Wales, Essex Villa, Derby Road, Woodford (St Mary), Essex
    (5+ rooms)
    Benjamin Sackett, head, married, 41, wholesale hosier's clerk, b. Hythe, Kent
    Francis {ITAL:]sic] S Sackett, wife, 43, b. Hythe
    Emily Frances Sackett, dau, 13, b. Albert Sq, Commercial Rd
    Annie Horton, sister-in-law, single, 33, b. Hythe
    Ruth Horton, sister-in-law, single, 29, b. Hythe
    Florence Winter, servant, 15, general servant domestic, b. Goring, nr Reading, Berkshire.
  11. Website Kelly's Directory of Essex (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1902. Woodford. Private Residents, "Sackett Benj. Rd. Essex vil. Derby rd."
    1902. Court Directory, "Sackett B.R. Essex villa, Derby road, South Woodford."
  12. Website Post Office Directory of London (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1902. Court Directory, "Sackett Benjamin Richard, Essex villa, Derby road, South Woodford, NE."
  13. Website Kelly's Directory of Essex (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1906. Woodford. Private Residents, "Sackett Benj. Rd. Essex vil. Derby rd."
  14. Website Kelly's Directory of Essex (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1906. Private Residents, "Sackett B.R. Essex villa, Derby rd. Woodford NE."
  15. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Mornington, St Leonard's Rd, Hythe, Kent
    6 rooms
    Frances Sarah Sackett, head, 53, married ["m. 25y, 1 ch, living" struck through], b. Hythe
    Emily Frances Sackett, dau, 23, single, b. Albert Square, Stepney, E.
  16. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1918. Kent. Hythe, "Sackett Benjamin R. Rowanhurst, St. Leonard's road."
  17. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1918. Kent. Private Residents, "Sackett Benjamin R. Rowanhurst, St. Leonard's road, Hythe."
  18. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Sackett household, 20 St Leonards Road, Hythe M B, Kent: RG101/1742H/002/5, Benjamin R Sackett, b. 15 Feb 1860, widowed, clerk hosiery manufacture (retired); Emily F Ashdown, b. 5 May 1887, widowed, unpaid domestic duties.
  19. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Benjamin Richard of Rowanhurst 20 St Leonards-road Hythe Kent died 21 September 1949 Probate London 16 December to Emily Frances Ashdown widow and Mervyn Ivor Leopold Ashdown government official. Effects £6314 17s."
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Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited3 February 2018