Ivy Florence Annie Sackett

(1907-2015)
FatherPercy Ernest Sackett (1877-1910)
MotherRose (Hoare) Harlow (c 1878-)
Ivy Florence Annie Sackett
(1907–2015)
Ivy Florence Annie Sackett, daughter of Percy Ernest Sackett and Rose (Hoare) Harlow, was born in Canterbury, KentG, on 11 April 19071,2 and baptized at St Mildred, CanterburyG, on 22 December 1908.3 She died aged 108 years 12 days in St Joseph's Health Centre, Guelph, Ontario, CanadaG, on 23 April 20154,5 and was buried at Memory Gardens, Breslau, OntarioG. She married in CanadaG in about 1931, William Garnet "Bill" Alger, son of Charles F Alger and Ida O'Brien. Bill was born in Fenelon, Victoria County, Ontario, CanadaG, on 14 September 1906.6 He died aged 91 in St Joseph's Hospital, Guelph, OntarioG, on 21 April 19987 and was buried in the Memory Gardens, Breslau, OntarioG, on 24 April 1998.7
     In 1911 Ivy was living at 3 New Ruttington Lane, Canterbury, KentG, in the household of her widowed mother Rose, and was recorded in the census as Ivy Florence Sackett, aged three and born in Canterbury.8
     At the age of 14 Ivy emigrated from England to Canada. She sailed from London on the SS Minnedosa on 16 September 1921, arriving at Québec on 28 September. Her resettlement was arranged and paid for by Dr Barnardo's Homes. She was to continue her schooling in Canada but the object in going to Canada was stated on the passenger declaration to be "for domestic work." Her destination address was "c/o Mrs Hobday, Hazel Brae, Peterboro', Ontario."9
     Ivy is the oldest recorded Sackett.
Ivy Florence Sackett's 100th birthday, 2007
Ivy Florence Sackett at 107
Ivy Florence Sackett
Declaration of passenger to Canada, Sep 1921

Children of Ivy Florence Annie Sackett and William Garnet "Bill" Alger

  • William Beverly "Bev" Alger d. 1995
  • Garnet George Alger b. 15 Aug 1931, d. 15 Aug 1931
Association member descendants
Sackett Family Association descendants and researchers of Ivy Florence Annie Sackett and William Garnet "Bill" Alger:
Gary Alger.
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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Jun qtr 1907. Sackett, Ivy Florence Annie. Mother: Hoare. Canterbury. 2a:998."
  2. Email from Sandy Alger to Chris Sackett, April 2013.
  3. Baptisms Register, St Mildred, Canterbury, Kent, digital image, Findmypast (http://findmypast.co.uk), "22 Dec 1908 Ivy Florence Annie Sackett d. Percy & Rose Sackett, of 1 Black Dog Square, tanner."
  4. Email from Sandy Alger to Chris Sackett, April 2015.
  5. Website Wall-Custance Funeral Home Ltd (http://cf.rkdinternet.ca/wallcustance/), Obituary.
  6. "Ontario, Canada, Births, 1869–1913", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Alger, William Garnet, b. 14 Sep 1906, s. Charles F Alger of Cambray, Fenelon, laborer, & Ida O'Brien."
  7. Obituary of William Garnet Alger, 1998, in possession of Sandy Alger.
  8. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), RG14, piece 4335, schedule 91
    3 New Ruttington Lane, Canterbury, Kent
    4 rooms
    Charlotte Williams, head, 44, ["widow" struck through] married, ["m. 14y, no ch." struck through], hawker ["fish" added], own acct, b. Sussex, Peasmarsh
    Rose Sackett, boarder, 33, widow, ["m. 11y, 5 ch, 4 living" struck through], charwoman, worker, b. Kent, Chartham
    Rose Louisa Sackett, ["daughter" struck through] boarder, 10, school, b. Kent, Folkestone
    Percy Ernest Sackett, ["son" struck through] boarder, 7, school, b. Kent, Canterbury
    Ivy Florence Sackett, ["daughter" struck through] boarder, 3, school, b. Kent, Canterbury
    Robert William Sackett, ["son" struck through] boarder, 2, b. Kent, Canterbury.
  9. "Canada, Ocean Arrivals, 1919–1924", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk).
Last Edited26 January 2017