Walter Richard Sackett

(1866-1905)
FatherRichard Sackett (1844-1885)
MotherSarah Bristow
Walter Richard Sackett, son of Richard Sackett and Sarah Bristow, was born in Thanet, KentG, in 18661 and baptized at St George's Church, Ramsgate, KentG, on 28 January 1866.2 He died aged 39 in ThanetG in 1905.3 He married at St Luke's Church, RamsgateG, on 18 February 1888, Mary Ann Bligh, daughter of Frederick Bligh.4,5 Mary was born in RamsgateG in about 1865.6,7 After Walter's death, Mary married second at St Luke's ChurchG on 9 March 1911 Charles Henry Buckley, a hawker, son of William Henry Buckley.8,9
     In 1871 Walter was living at 7 Leopold Street, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his parents Richard and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Walter Sackett, a scholar, aged five and born in Ramsgate.10
     In 1881 he was living at 12 Leopold Street, RamsgateG, in the household of his parents Richard and Sarah, and was recorded as Walter R Sackett, aged 16 and born in Ramsgate.11
     In 1891 he was living at 10 Castle Road, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, and was recorded as Walter R Sackett, a general labourer, head of household, married, aged 25 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Mary, aged 23 and born in Ramsgate, and their children, Walter, 3, and Olivia, aged one month.12
     In 1901 he was living at 1 Salem Cottages, King Street, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Walter R Sackett, a boat porter, head of household, married, aged 34 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Mary, 35, and their children, Edward, 13, Olive, 11, Lizzie, 8, Kate, 3, and Maggie, aged seven months.13
     In 1911 Walter's widow Mary was living at 7 Edith Cottages, Margate Road, RamsgateG, in the household of her second husband Charles Henry Buckley, 30, a hawker, and was recorded in the census as Mary Ann Buckley, aged 43 and born in Ramsgate. Living with them were Mary Ann's Sackett children, Elizabeth, 16, Kate Florence, 13, and Minnie, 7, and her two-month-old son Charles W Henry Buckley.14

Children of Walter Richard Sackett and Mary Ann Bligh

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

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1866. Sackett, Walter Richard. Mother: Bustow. Thanet. 2a:760."
  2. Baptisms Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "28 January 1866 Walter Richard s. Richard & Sarah Sackett, Leopold Place, boatman."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1905. Sackett, Walter, 39. Thanet."
  4. Marriages Register, St Luke, Ramsgate, "18 February 1888 Walter Richard Sackett, 22, bachelor, labourer, of Myrtle Cottage, Turner Street, & Mary Ann Bligh, 22, spinster, of 15 Frinsbury Road. Both signed. Fathers: Richard Sackett, boatman; Frederick Bligh, carpenter. Witnesses: John Nicholas Williams, Sarah Sackett."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1888. Sackett, Walter Richard. Thanet."
  6. Date of birth based on age at marriage.
  7. Census.
  8. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1911. Sackett, Mary A. Thanet. 2a:1416."
  9. Marriages Register, St Luke, Ramsgate, "9 March 1911 Charles Henry Buckley, 30, bachelor, hawker, of 7 Edith Cottages, Clements Road, & Mary Ann Sackett, 43, widow, Clements Road. Both signed. Fathers: William Henry Buckley, dec'd, brick maker; Frederick Bligh, dec'd, carpenter. Witnesses: Henry Hook, Selina Woodward."
  10. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/995/f96&96v
    7 Leopold St., Ramsgate, Kent
    Richard Sackett, head, married, 24, boatman on S[?], b. Ramsgate
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 23, b. Minster, Kent
    Walter Sackett, son, 5, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Francis [sic] S Sackett, dau, 2, b. Ramsgate
    Edward A Sackett, son, 5 months, b. Ramsgate.
  11. 1881 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, FHL 1341235, PRO RG11/0988/102/35
    12 Leopold St, Ramsgate, Kent
    Richard SACKETT, head, married, 36, b. Ramsgate, Kent, boatman
    Sarah SACKETT, wife, 36, b. Minster, Kent
    Walter R. SACKETT, son, unmarried, 16, b. Ramsgate
    Frances S. SACKETT, dau, 12, b. Ramsgate
    Edward A. SACKETT, son, 10, b. Ramsgate
    Amy A. SACKETT, dau, 5, b. Ramsgate
    Margaret U. SACKETT, dau, 2, b. Ramsgate.
  12. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/732/f109
    10 Castle Rd, St Lawrence, Kent
    Walter R Sackett, head, married, 25, general lab, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Mary A Sackett, wife, 23, b. Ramsgate
    Walter R Sackett, son, 3, b. Ramsgate
    Olivia M Sackett, dau, 1 month, b. Ramsgate.
  13. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 826/11
    1 Salem Cottages, King Street, Ramsgate (St Paul's), Kent
    (3 rooms)
    Walter R Sackett, head, married, 34, porter boat, worker, b. Ramsgate
    Mary A Sackett, wife, 35, b. Canterbury, Kent
    Edward W Sackett, son, 13, b. Ramsgate
    Olive M Sackett, dau, 11, b. Ramsgate
    Lizzie Sackett, dau, 8, b. Ramsgate
    Kate F Sackett, dau, 3, b. Ramsgate
    Maggie Sackett, dau, 7 months, b. Ramsgate.
  14. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 4530, schedule 151
    7 Edith Cottages, Margate Rd, Ramsgate, Kent
    5 rooms
    Charles Henry Buckley, head, 30, m. 1 month, hawker, own account, working at home, b. Ramsgate
    Mary Ann Buckley, wife, 43, b. Ramsgate
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 16, domestic, b. Ramsgate
    Kate Florence Sackett, 13, school, b. Ramsgate
    Minnie Sackett, dau, 7, school, b. Ramsgate
    Charles W Henry Buckley, son, 2 months, b. Ramsgate.
Generation.TreeQ.3
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited22 November 2016