Allen A Sackett

(1881-1947)
FatherHenry Sackett (1841-1920)
MotherMary Ann Elizabeth Allen (1841-1913)
Alexander Allen Sackett, known as Allen, a commercial traveller, son of Henry Sackett and Mary Ann Elizabeth Allen, was born in Thanet, KentG, on 11 August 18811 and baptized at St Peter's Church, ThanetG, on 16 December 1910.2 He died aged 66 at home at 41 Balfour Road, Walmer, KentG, on 1 September 1947.3,4 He married first in ThanetG, in 1919, Gertrude Eliza Lawrence, daughter of ___ Lawrence and ___ Rolfe.5,6 Gertrude was born in ThanetG, in 1888.7 She died aged 51 at home at Downscroft, Old Rectory Gardens, Lingston Lane, Southwich, SussexG, on 3 March 1939.8,4 He married second in Chichester, SussexG, in 1943, Eva Lizzie (Bridger) Philpott.9 Eva was born in West Ashford, KentG, in 188410 and died aged 70 at home at 41 Balfour Road, WalmerG, on 17 August 1954.11,4
     In 1891 Allen was living at 86 Queen Street, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his father Henry, and was recorded in the census as Allen A Sackett, a scholar, aged nine and born in Ramsgate.12
     Allen visited Australia, departing London for Brisbane on 21 July 1911 on the Ophir, accompanied by his brother George who lived in Australia and had been in England on a visit.13
     Allen proved his sister Helen's will on 6 February 1930. Her estate was valued at £1,018.14
     Allen proved his wife Gertrude's will on 30 March 1939. Her estate was valued at £7,309.15
     Allen left a will which was proved on 25 November 1947 by his widow Eva. His estate was valued at £9,328.16
     Allen's widow Eva left a will which was proved on 16 October 1954. Her estate was valued at £8,702.17
ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Sep qtr 1881. Sackett, Alexander Allen. Mother: Allen. Thanet."
  2. Baptisms Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "16 December 1910 Alexander Allen s. Henry & Marion Sackett, 2 Church Hill, The Vale, builder."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1947. Sackett, Alexander A, 66. Dover."
  4. Probate record.
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Dec qtr 1919. Sackett, Alexander A. Spouse: Lawrence. Thanet. 2a:2959."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Dec qtr 1919. Lawrence, Gertrude E. Spouse: Sackett. Thanet. 2a:2959."
  7. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1888. Lawrence, Gertrude Eliza. Mother: Rolfe. Thanet. 2a:963."
  8. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1939. Sackett, Gertrude E, 51. Worthing."
  9. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (Ancestry.co.uk), "Dec qtr 1943. Sackett, Alexander A. Spouse: Philpott/Bridger. Chichester. 2b:864."
  10. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1884. Bridger, Eva Lizzie. Mother: Bridger. W Ashford. 2a:795."
  11. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1954. Sackett, Eva L, 70. Dover."
  12. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/731/f87
    86 Queen St, Ramsgate, Kent
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 49, house decorator, b. Ramsgate
    Florence M Sackett, dau, 18, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Ernest A Sackett, son, 13, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Allen A Sackett, son, 9, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Cordelia A Summerford, boarder, unm, 29, b. Lambeth.
  13. "UK Outward Passenger Lists 1890–1960", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Alen A Sackett, carpenter, unaccompanied by spouse, dep. London, 21 Jul 1911, to Brisbane, Australia, steerage, ship Ophir, Orient Line."
    "Mr G W Sackett, painter, unaccompanied by spouse, dep. London, 21 Jul 1911, to Brisbane, Australia, steerage, ship Ophir, Orient Line."
  14. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Helen Eliza of 34 Southern-road Camberley Surrey spinster died 22 November 1929 at Prior Place Camberley Probate London 6 February 1930 to Alexander Allen Sackett commercial traveller and Rosa May Carlton spinster. Effects £1018 17s. 5d."
  15. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Gertrude Eliza of Downscroft Old Rectory-gardens Kingston-lane Southwich Sussex (wife of Alexander Allen Sackett) died 3 March 1939 Probate Winchester 30 March to the said Alexander Allen Sackett of no occupation. Effects £7309 16s. 9d."
  16. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Alexander Allen of 41 Balfour-road Walmer Kent died 1 September 1947 Probate London 25 November to Eva Lizzie Sackett widow. Effects £9328 18s. 9d."
  17. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Eva Lizzie of 41 Balfour-road Walmer Kent widow died 17 August 1954 Probate London 16 October to Lloyds Bank Limited and Wilfred Rutley Mowll solicitor. Effects £8702 15s. 7d."
Last Edited12 November 2016