Thomas Sackett

(1825-1875)
FatherThomas Sackett (1791-1860)
MotherMartha Setterfield (c 1793-1861)
Thomas Sackett, son of Thomas Sackett and Martha Setterfield, was baptized at St John's Church, Margate, KentG, on 13 March 1825.1 He died aged 50 in MargateG, on 1 June 18752,3 and was buried at St John's ChurchG, on 5 June 1875.4 He married at St George's Church, Ramsgate, KentG, on 14 May 1848, Mary Ann Stanner, daughter of Stephen Stanner.5,6 Mary was born in RamsgateG, in about 18267 and died aged 80 in ThanetG, in 1906.8
     In 1841 Thomas was living at King Street, St John, Margate, KentG, in the household of his parents Thomas and Martha, and was recorded in the census as Thos H Sackett, aged 15 [rounded down to nearest five years] and born in Kent.9
     In 1851 he was living at King Street, St John's, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, a labourer, head of household, married, aged 26 and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Mary Ann, aged 25 and born in Ramsgate, and their children, Thomas, 2, and Eliza Ann, aged one.10
     In 1861 he was living at 28 King Street, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, a carrier, head of household, married, aged 36 and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Mary Ann, aged 35 and born in Ramsgate, and their children, Thomas, 13, Eliza Ann, 11, George, 9, Martha, 7, Elizabeth, 5, and Catherine, aged three.11
     In 1871 he was living at 70 King Street, MargateG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, a carrier, head of household, married, aged 46 and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Mary, aged 45 and born in Ramsgate, their children, Thomas, 22, George, 19, Martha, 17, Elizabeth, 16, Catherine, 14, a five-year-old boarder George Writnell, and 11-month-old Emma Sackett, also described as a boarder. Emma may have been an illegitimate daughter of Martha.12
     In 1891 Thomas's widow Mary was living at 34 Northumberland Road, Margate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Mary A Sackett, a widow, aged 65 and born in Ramsgate. She was living with her daughter Kate and son-in-law James Knott.13
     In 1901 she was living in the household of her daughter Kate and son-in-law James Knott, and was recorded as Mary Sackett, a widow, aged 74 and born in Margate.14

Children of Thomas Sackett and Mary Ann Stanner

Sackett Family Association descendants
Penny Harris Jennings and Steve Sackett.
ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent, "13 March 1825 Thomas s. Thomas, husbandman, & Martha Sackett, Garlinge."
  2. Letter from John Prescott, to Chris Sackett, dated 21 October 2002.
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1875. Sackett, Thomas, 50. Thanet."
  4. Burials Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "5 June 1875 Thomas Sackett, Margate, 50."
  5. Marriages Register, St George, Ramsgate, Kent, "14 May 1848 Thomas Sackett, full age, bachelor, carrier, of Ramsgate (father Thomas Sackett, carrier) & Mary Ann Stanner, full age, spinster, of Ramsgate (father Stephen Stanner, carpenter). Banns. Witnesses: Elizabeth Ann Bussey, J W Cull."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Jun qtr 1848. Sarkett , Thomas. Thanet. 5:596."
    "Jun qtr 1848. Stanner, Mary Ann. Thanet. 5:596."
  7. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1629/f366
    King St, St.Johns, Margate
    Thomas SACKETT, head, married, 26, labourer, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary Ann SACKETT, wife, 25, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Thomas SACKETT, son, 2, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Eliza Ann SACKETT, dau, 1, b. Kent, Margate.
  8. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1906. Sackett, Mary Ann, 80. Thanet."
  9. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, King Street, St John, Margate, Kent
    Thos Sackett, 50, carrier, b. Kent
    Matha Sackett, 42, b. Kent
    Thos H Sackett, 15, b. Kent
    George Sackett, 14, b. Kent
    Elizth Sackett, 11, b. Kent
    Eliza Sackett, 10, b. Kent
    Edwd Sackett, 8, b. Kent
    Catherine Sackett, 6, b. Kent
    William Sackett, 5, b. Kent
    Stephen Sackett, 2, b. Kent
    Entries from Thos Sackett to Eliza Sackett: HO107; Piece 468; Book: 4; Civil Parish: St John The Baptist Margate; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 11; Folio: 25; Page: 10; Line: 20/25; GSU roll: 306863.
    Entries from Edwd Sackett to Stephen Sackett: HO107; Piece 468; Book: 4; Civil Parish: St John The Baptist Margate; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 11; Folio: 27; Page: 12; Lines: 1/4; GSU roll: 306863.
    [Note: The enumerator skipped a page in error with the result that Edward, Catherine, William, and Stephen Sackett's entries on the first four lines of page 12 (they should be on page 11) appear to place them wrongly in an unrelated Fagg family.]
  10. 1851 Census for England & Wales, King St., St. Johns, Margate, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, head, married,26, labourer, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary Ann Sackett, wife, 25, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Thomas Sackett, son, 2, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Eliza Ann Sackett, dau, 1, b. Kent, Margate
    HO107/1629/f.366.
  11. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    28 King St, Margate, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, head, married, 36, carrier, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary Ann Sackett, wife, 35, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Thomas Sackett, son, 13, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Eliza Ann Sackett, dau, 11, b. Margate
    George Sackett, son, 9, b. Margate
    Martha Sackett, dau, 7, b. Margate
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 5, b. Margate
    Catherine Sackett, dau, 3, b. Margate.
  12. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/992/f88v
    70 King St, Margate, Holy Trinity
    Thomas Sackett, head, married, 46, carrier & c, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary A Sackett, wife, 45, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Thomas Sackett, son, unmarried, 22, gas fitter, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    George Sackett, son, unmarried, 19, plasterer, b. Kent, Margate     
    Martha Sackett, dau, unmarried, 17, b. Kent, Margate
    Elizabeth M Sackett, dau, 16, b. Kent, Margate
    Catherine Sackett, dau, 14, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    George Writnell, boarder, 5, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    Emma Sackett, boarder, 11m, b. Kent, Margate.
  13. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 728, folio 98, p. 21, GSU roll 6095838
    34 Northumberland Rd, Margate (Holy Trinity), Thanet, Kent
    James Knott, head, married, 38, grocer's foreman, b. Kent, Margate
    Kate Knott, wife, 36, b. Kent, Margate
    Lily B Knott, dau, 16, assists at home, b. Kent, Margate
    Kate Knott, dau, 12, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    Albert Knott, son, 3, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary A Sackett, relative, wid, 65, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  14. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG13, piece 823, folio 31, p. 7
    72 Northumberland Road, Margate, Kent
    James Knott, head, married, 42, grocer's manager, worker, b. Margate
    Kate Knott, wife, 40, b. Margate
    Kate Knott, dau, single, 21, b. Margate
    Alfred Knott, son, 12, b. Margate
    Alice Knott, dau, 7, b. Margate
    Mary Sackett, m-in-law, wid, 74, b. Margate.
Last Edited29 March 2017