Richard John Sackett

(1864-1941)
FatherRichard Sackett (c 1834-1907)
MotherAnn Elizabeth Reed (c 1836-1912)
Richard John Sackett, son of Richard Sackett and Ann Elizabeth Reed, was born in West Ham, EssexG, on 29 December 18641,2 and died aged 76 in Essex (South Western Registration District)G in 1941.3 He married at All Saints, West Ham, EssexG, on 1 December 1889, Alma Horwood, daughter of Joseph Horwood.4,5 Alma was born in Chadwell Heath, EssexG, on 12 July 18676,2 and died aged 74 in Essex (South Western Registration District)G in 1941.7
     In 1871 Richard was living at 11 Carpenter Road, Stratford, West Ham, EssexG, in the household of his parents Richard and Ann, and was recorded in the census as Richard Sackett, a scholar, aged six and born in Stratford, Essex.8
     In 1881 Richard was living at 113 Livingstone Road, West Ham, EssexG, in the household of his parents Richard and Ann, and was recorded in the census as Richard J Sackett, a carman, aged 17 [actually 16], and born in Stratford.9
     In 1891 he was living at 80 Paul Street, West Ham, EssexG, and was recorded as Richard Sackett, a general labourer, head of household, married, aged 26 and born in Stratford, Essex. Living with him was his wife Alma, aged 23. Also in the household was a female boarder.10
     In 1901 he was living at 14 Cathall Road, Leyton, EssexG, and was recorded as Richard Sackett, a sawyer, head of household, married, aged 38, and born in Stratford. Living with him was his wife Alma, aged 35, and born in Chadwell Heath, Essex, and their children, Alma, 4, and Elizabeth, aged three.11
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Richard and Alma were living at 56 Holloway Road, Leyton, EssexG. Richard was a retired Council employee. Their unmarried children Margaret and John were living with them.12

Children of Richard John Sackett and Alma Horwood

Sackett Family Association descendants
Ann Kirkwood.
ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1865. Sackett, Richard John. Mother: Reed. W. Ham. 4a:8."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1941. Sackett, Richard J, 76. Essex S W."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1889. Sackett, Richard. W Ham. 4a:93."
  5. Marriages Register, All Saints, West Ham, Essex (Essex Record Office), "1 December 1889, Richard Sackett, 24, bachelor, labourer, of 14 Barnby Place, s. Richard Sackett [rank or profession blank], & Alma Horwood, 22, spinster, of 14 Barnby Place, d. Joseph Horwood, lamplighter. Banns. Witnesses: W Nicklin, R Nicklin."
  6. Census.
  7. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1941. Sackett, Alma, 74. Essex S W."
  8. 1871 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG10, piece 1623, folio 65, p. 17, GSU roll 829930
    11 Carpenter Rd, Stratford, West Ham, Essex
    Richard Sackett, lodger, married, 36, laborer at chemical works, b. Kent, Canterbury
    Ann Sackett, wife, 35, b. Essex, Stratford
    Hannah Sackett, 9, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford
    Richard Sackett, 6, scholar, b. Essex, Stratford
    Mary Sackett, 2, b. Essex, Stratford.
    [Family lodging in household of George Gallway. Relationships of children to head of family were blank.]
  9. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341406, PRO RG11/1703/60/39
    West Ham, Essex
    113 Livingstone Rd
    Richard Sackett, head, married, 48, b. Canterbury, Kent, gen labourer
    Ann E. Sackett, wife, 46, b. Stratford, Essex
    Richard J. Sackett, son, 17, b. Stratford, carman
    Mary J. Sackett, dau, 12, b. Stratford
    Matilda Sackett, dau, 10, b. Stratford
    Henry B. Sackett, son, 7, b. Stratford
    John E. Sackett, son, 5, b. Stratford
    Emily Sackett, dau, 2, b. Stratford.
  10. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 1331, folio 101, p. 34, GSU roll 6096441
    80 Paul Street, West Ham, Essex
    Richard Sackett, head, married, 26, general labourer, b. Essex, Stratford
    Alma Sackett, wife, 23, b. Essex, Chadwell Heath
    Charlotte Johnston, boarder, wid, 52, monthly nurse, b. London, Hampstead.
  11. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 1614/118
    Leyton, Essex
    14 Cathall Road, Leyton (St John the Baptist, Leytonstone) (3 rooms)
    Richard Sackett, head, married, 38, sawyer (wood), b. Stratford, Essex
    Alma Sackett, wife, 35, b. Chadwell Heath, Essex
    A G A Sackett, dau, 4, b. West Ham, Essex
    E U Sackett, dau, 3, b. West Ham.
  12. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, "Sackett household, 56 Holloway Road, Leyton, Essex: RG 101/1111H, Richard J Sackett, b. 29 Dec 1864, married, retired Council employee; Alma Sackett, b. 12 Jul 1867, unpaid domestic duties; Margaret D Sackett (later Todd), b. 4 Jul 1907, single, buffet attendant; John E Sackett, b. 2 May 1912, single, carpenter."
Generation.TreeQ.3
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited10 June 2018