John Sackett Swinford

(1816-)
FatherJohn Swinford (c 1788-)
MotherAnn Sackett (1788-1829)
John Sackett Swinford, son of John Swinford and Ann Sackett, was born in Margate, KentG, in 18161 and baptized at St John's Church, MargateG, on 13 April 1816.1
     John was named as a beneficiary in his grandfather John Sackett's will made in St John's, MargateG, on 21 July 1831. He was left a sum of £100, held in trust until age 21.2
     John was named as a beneficiary in his grandmother Ann Hooper's will made in Margate, KentG, on 2 April 1840. He was left £10 "placed in a tin box in my drawer as a token of my estimation of his affection and attention towards me."3
     John was named as a beneficiary in his aunt Mary Sackett's will made in St John's, Margate, KentG, on 14 August 1855. John and his brother Daniel were the main beneficiaries. They were each to inherit a half-share of the residue of the substantial estate (the value of the personalty alone was nearly £5,000) after specified bequests to their other brothers and sister.4
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptism, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (England Births and Christenings, LDS FamilySearch), film 1866678, "13 Apr 1816 John Sackett Swinford s. John Swinford & Ann."
  2. Will of John Sackett of St John's, Thanet, Kent, 21 July 1831, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 12 June 1834 (National Archives, PROB 11-1833-369).
  3. Will of Ann Sackett of Margate, Kent, 2 April 1840, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 12 January 1842 (National Archives, PROB 11-1957-53).
  4. Will of Mary Sackett of St John's, Margate, Kent, 14 August 1855, proved in the Principal Probate Registry, 22 June 1863 (Somerset House Indexes, unknown reference).
Last Edited10 February 2011