John Wesley Sackett

(1875-1932)
FatherThe Revd Benjamin Sackett (1834-1900)
MotherElizabeth Lee (1835-1920)
John Wesley Sackett, son of The Revd Benjamin Sackett and Elizabeth Lee, was born in Langford, OxfordshireG, in 1875.1,2 He died aged 57 at home at 33 Pendle Road, Streatham, LondonG, on 4 October 19323,4 and was buried at Hornchurch Cemetery, EssexG, on 7 October 1932.5 He married at St George in the East, LondonG, in 1898, Ada Wiles, daughter of Thomas Wiles and Martha ___.6,7 Ada was born in St George in the East, LondonG, on 23 July 1875.8,9,10 She died aged 81 at home at 279 Leigham Court Road, Streatham, LondonG, on 3 December 195611,4 and was buried at Hornchurch Cemetery, EssexG, on 7 December 1956.12
     In 1881 John was living at 7 Trinity Terrace, Stepney, MiddlesexG, and was recorded in the census as John W Sackett, aged 6 and born in Langford, Oxford, the son of Benjamin Sackett.13
     In 1891 he was living at 14 Albert Square, Stepney, MiddlesexG, and was recorded as John Wesley Sackett, a shipbroker's clerk (employed), aged 16 and born in Langford, Oxford, the son of Benjamin Sackett.14
     In 1901 John was living at 1 Arundell Villas, Chelmsford Road, St Mary, Woodford, EssexG, and was recorded in the census as John Wesley Sackett, a bookkeeper, head of household, married, aged 26 and born in Langford, Oxford. Living with him were his wife Ada, aged 25 and born in St George's in the East, London, and Ada's 64-year-old widowed mother Martha Willis [or Wiles?].15
     In 1911 he was living at 33 Pendle Road, Streatham, LondonG, and was recorded as John Wesley Sackett, a merchant's clerk, head of household, aged 36 and born in Langford. Living with him were his wife Ada, 35, and Ada's mother Martha.16
(1911 census)

     John left a will which was proved on 1 December 1932 by his widow Ada. His estate was valued at £7,538.17
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, John's widow Ada was living at 33 Pendle Road, Wandsworth, LondonG.18
     John's widow Ada left a will which was proved on 2 April 1957 by Amelia Baker and William Hatch. Her estate was valued at £4,545.19

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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1875. Sackett, John Wesley. Mother: Lee. Faringdon. 2c:267."
  2. Place of birth Langford from census records. Langford was in the Faringdon Registration District.
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1932. Sackett, John W, 57. Wandsworth."
  4. Probate record.
  5. Burials register, Hornchurch Cemetery, Essex (deceasedonline.com), "7 Oct 1932, John Wesley Sackett."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1898. Sackett, John Wesley. St Geo East. 1c:603."
  7. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1898. Wiles, Ada. St Geo East. 1c:603."
  8. Website England & Wales Birth Index (GRO Civil Registration Index) (Ancestry.com) (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/), "Dec qtr 1875. Wiles, Ada. St George in the East. 1c:400."
  9. Census.
  10. 1939 Register.
  11. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1956. Sackett, Ada, 81. Lambeth."
  12. Burials register, Hornchurch Cemetery, Essex (deceasedonline.com), "7 Dec 1956, Ada Sackett."
  13. 1881 Census for England & Wales, 7 Trinity Terrace, Stepney, Middlesex
    Benjamin SACKETT, head, M, 46, Indep. Minister, Ebenezer Chapel, Watney St., b. Hythe, Kent
    Elizabeth SACKETT, wife, M, 45, b. Hythe
    Elizabeth S SACKETT, dau, U, 20, b. Hythe
    Emily Lucy SACKETT, dau, U, 17, b. Hythe
    Annie C D SACKETT, dau, 12, b. Ealing, Middlesex
    Blanche E SACKETT, dau, 9, b. Heston, Middlesex
    George W SACKETT, son, 8, b. Langford, Oxford
    John W SACKETT, son, 6, b. Langford
    Martin L SACKETT, son, 4, b. Langford
    Robert M SACKETT, son, 11m, b. Bow, Middlesex
    RG11/484/f86.
  14. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/293/f9
    14 Albert Square, Stepney, Middlesex
    Benjamin Sackett, head, M, 56, Congr. minister, b. Hythe, Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, M, 55, b. Hythe
    Annie C D Sackett, dau, 22, b. Heston, Middlesex
    Blanche E Sackett, dau, 19, b. Heston
    George Whit. Sackett, son, 18, shipbroker's clerk (empd), b. Langford, Oxford
    John Wesley Sackett, son, 16, shipbroker's clerk (empd), b. Langford
    Martin Luther Sackett, son, 14, stationer's assist., b. Langford
    Robert M Sackett, son, 10, b. Bow, London.
  15. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 1634/136v
    Woodford, Essex
    1 Arundell Villas, Chelmsford Road, Woodford (St Mary) (5+ rooms)
    John Wesley Sackett, head, married, 26, bookkeeper, worker, b. Langford, Oxford
    Ada Sackett, wife, 25, b. St George's in East, London
    Martha Willis, mother-in-law, widow, 64, living on own means, b. Mendleham, Norfolk.
  16. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), 33 Pendle Road, Streatham, London SW
    John Wesley Sackett, head, 36, married, merchant's clerk, worker, b. Gloucester : Oxfordshire], Langford
    Ada Sackett, wife, 35, m. 12y, b. London, St George E
    Martha Wiles, mother-in-law, 74, widow, b. Norfolk, Harleston.
  17. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett John Wesley of 33 Pendle-road Streatham Surrey died 4 October 1932 Probate London 1 December to Ada Sackett widow. Effects £7538 16s. 1d."
  18. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast (http://findmypast.co.uk), Sackett household, 33 Pendle Road, Wandsworth, London: RG101/0584I/002/23, Ada Sackett, b. 23 Jul 1875, widow, unpaid domestic duties.
  19. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett Ada of 279 Leigham Court-road Streatham London SW16 widow died 3 December 1956 Probate London 2 April 1957 to Amelia Baker widow and William Hatch of no occupation. Effects £4545 10s. 4d."
Last Edited13 November 2016