John Smith Sackett

(1874-1955)
FatherJohn Sackett (1838-1916)
MotherMaria Smith (c 1840-1919)
John Smith Sackett, son of John Sackett and Maria Smith, was born in Worth, KentG, on 6 February 1874.1,2,3 He died aged 81 in Dover, KentG, in 1955.4 He married in Worth, KentG, on 24 July 1911, May Elizabeth Jane Hopper, daughter of Stephen Thomas Hopper and Annie Gambrill.5,6 May was born on 19 April 1886.3
     In 1881 John was living at Worth Street Post Office & Grocers Shop, Worth, KentG, and was recorded in the census as John S Sackett, a scholar aged seven and born in Worth, Kent. John, and his brother William N Sackett, were recorded in the household of their great uncle William Neame, the sub-postmaster.7
     In 1891 he was living at Walnut Tree Cottage, Worth VillageG, in the household of his parents John and Maria, and was recorded as John S Sackett, a farm worker, aged 17 and born in Worth.8
     In 1901 he was living at 8 Canon Flowers Cottages, Worth, KentG, and was recorded as John S Sackett, a general labourer, single, aged 26 and born in Worth, son of John Sackett.9
     In 1911 he was living at Cold Cross, Worth, KentG, in the household of his parents John and Maria, and was recorded as John Sackett, an agricultural labourer, single, aged 37 and born in Worth.10
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, John and May were living at 2 Archers Court Cottages, Archers Court Road, Dover, KentG. John was a horticultural nursery labourer. May's widowed mother Annie was living with them.11
ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1874. Sackett, John Smith. Mother: Smith. Eastry. 2a:854."
  2. Census.
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1955. Sackett, John S, 81. Dover."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1911. Sackett, John S. Eastry. 2a:2389."
  6. Marriage, Worth, Kent (database, Ancestry.co.uk), "24 Jul 1911, John Smith Sackett, 37, father John Sackett; to May Elizabeth Jane Hopper, 25, father Stephen Thomas Hopper."
  7. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341236, PRO RG11/0994/109/3
    Worth, Kent
    Worth Street Post Office & Grocers Shop
    William NEAME, head, married, 60, b. Barham, Kent, sub post master & grocer
    Susannah NEAME, wife, 60, b. Goodnestone, Kent, scholar
    William N. SACKETT, nephews son, 10, b. Worth, Kent, scholar
    John S. SACKETT, nephews son, 7, b. Worth, scholar.
  8. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 735, folio 94, p. 8, GSU roll 6095845
    Walnut Tree Cottage, Worth Village, Worth, Kent
    John Sackett, head, married, 52, carpenter & parish clerk, b. Kent, Margate
    Maria Sackett, wife, 51, b. Kent, Ash
    John S Sackett, son, 17, employed on farm, b. Kent, Worth
    Ruth M Sackett, dau, 12, scholar, b. Kent, Worth
    Frank P Sackett, son, 9, scholar, b. Kent, Worth.
  9. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 832/41
    8 Canon Flowers Cottages, Worth (SS Peter & Paul), Kent
    (5+ rooms)
    John Sackett, head, married, 62, wheelwright, worker, b. Margate, Kent
    Maria Sackett, wife, 61, b. Ash, Kent
    John S Sackett, son, single, 26, general labourer, worker, b. Worth
    Frank P Sackett, son, single, 19, under gardener domestic, b. Worth
    Cecil Sackett, grandson, 7, b. Worth.
  10. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Cold Cross, Worth, Eastry, Kent
    5 rooms
    John Sackett, head, 73, married 41y, wheelwright, worker, b. Margate, Kent
    Maria Sackett, wife, 73, 10 ch, 7 living, b. Ash, Kent
    John Sackett, son, 37, single, general labourer agricultural, b. Worth.
  11. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Sackett household, 2 Archers Court Cottages, Archers Court Road, Dover R D, Kent: RG101/1814E/004/13, John Smith Sackett, b. 6 Feb 1874, married, horticultural nursery labourer, heavy worker; RG101/1814E/004/14, May E Jane Sackett, b. 19 Apr 1886, married, unpaid domestic duties; Anne Hopper, b. 1862, widowed, incapacitated; Sylvia Hopper, b. 1915, single, incapacitated.
Generation.TreeQ.3
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited13 November 2016