Samuel John Sackett

(1834-1907)
FatherJohn Sackett (say 1805-before 1851)
MotherEmmeline Alice (Hibben) Myers (c 1785-1875)
Samuel John Sackett, a bookseller, son of John Sackett and Emmeline Alice (Hibben) Myers, was born in Bermondsey, SurreyG, on 5 January 18341,2 and baptized at St Mary's Church, Newington, SurreyG, on 17 June 1840.1 He died aged 73 at home at 108 Lower Kennington Lane, Lambeth, LondonG, on 8 August 1907.3,4 He married first in St Mary, NewingtonG, on 20 February 1855, Mary Ann Gardner, daughter of Thomas Gardner.5,6,7 She was born in Croydon, SurreyG, in about 18292 and died in LambethG in 1886.8 He married second at St Mary Magdalen Church, Bermondsey, LondonG, on 16 August 1891, Harriet Coe.9,10,11 She was born in Spexhall, SuffolkG, in about 184912 and died aged 79 in LambethG in 1928.13
     In 1851 Samuel was living at 11 Augustus Row, Bermondsey, SurreyG, in the household of his widowed mother Emmeline, and was recorded in the census as Samuel J Sackett, a boot maker's apprentice, aged 17 and born in Bermondsey, Surrey.14
     In 1871 he was living at 24 Saville Place, Lambeth Walk, Lambeth, SurreyG, and was recorded as Samuel John Sackett, a newsagent, head of household, married, aged 37, and born in Bermondsey. Living with him were his wife Mary Ann, aged 41, and born in Croydon, and their children, Mary, 13, Jane, 10, and Edith, aged three.15
     In 1881 he was living at 20A Saville Place, Lambeth, SurreyG, and was recorded as Sam J. Sackett, a bookseller, head of household, married, aged 48, and born in Bermondsey. Living with him were his wife Mary Ann, aged 52, and born in Surrey, and their children, Edith, 15, and Maud, aged seven. Also in the household was a male boarder.16
     In 1891 he was living in lodgings at 108 Lower Kennington Lane, Lambeth, LondonG, and was recorded as Samuel J Sackett, a retired bookseller, a widower, aged 56 and born in Ramsgate. Also lodging there was Harriett Coe, 41, who was to become Samuel's second wife later that year.17
     In 1901 Samuel was living at 108 Lower Kennington Lane, Lambeth, LondonG, and was recorded in the census as Samuel J Sackett, a self-employed umbrella maker, head of household, married, aged 67, and born in Bermondsey. Living with him was his second wife Harriet, aged 51, a dress maker, and born in Spexhall, Suffolk.18
     Administration of Samuel's estate was granted on 23 August 1907 to his widow Harriet. His estate was valued at £61.19

Children of Samuel John Sackett and Mary Ann Gardner

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Mary, Newington, Surrey, "17 June 1840 Samuel John s. John Sackett, shipwright, & Emmerline, of 21 Salisbury Lane, Bermondsey, b. 5 January 1834."
  2. 1871 Census for England & Wales.
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1907. Sackett, Samuel John, 73. Lambeth. 1d:159."
  4. Probate record.
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1855. Sackett, Samuel John. Newington. 1d:172."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1855. Gardner, Mary Ann. Newington. 1d:172."
  7. Marriages Register, St Mary, Newington, Surrey (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "20 February 1855, Samuel John Sackett, full age, bachelor, boot maker, of Hampton St, father: John Sackett, shipwright: and Mary Ann Gardner, full age, spinster, of Hampton St, father: Thomas Gardner, carpenter. Banns. Both signed. Witnesses: Henry Phillip Smith, Lorhia? Smith."
  8. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1886. Sackett, Mary Ann, 60. Lambeth."
  9. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1891. Sackett, Samuel John. St Olave. 1d:456."
  10. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1891. Coe, Harriett. St Olave. 1d:456."
  11. Marriages Register, St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "16 August 1891, Samuel John Sackett, 57, widower, bookseller, of 4 Pages Walk, father: Samuel John Sackett (deceased), shipwright; and Harriett Coe, 45, spinster, of 4 Pages Walk, father: George Coe, farmer. Banns. Both signed. Witnesses: James Cutts, Emily Cutts."
  12. 1901 Census for England & Wales.
  13. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1928. Sackett, Harriet, 79. Lambeth."
  14. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 11 Augustus Row, Bermondsey, Surrey
    Emmeline Sackett, [relationship blank], widow, 55, annuitant, b. Kent, Deptford
    Samuel J. Sackett, son, 17, boot mkr. appr., b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    HO107/1560/f13v.
  15. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/657/f77
    24 Saville Place, Lambeth Walk, Lambeth, Surrey
    Samuel John Sackett, head, married, 37, newsagent, b. Bermondsey, Surrey
    Mary Ann Sackett, wife, 41, b. Croydon?, Surrey
    Mary A Sackett, dau, 13, scholar, b. Lambeth
    Jane Lavinia Sackett, dau, 10, b. Newington, Surrey
    Edith Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 3, b. Newington.
  16. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341134, PRO RG11/0589/83/42
    Lambeth, Surrey
    20A Saville Plc
    Sam J. Sackett, head, married, 48, b. Burmondsey, bookseller
    Mary Ann Sackett, wife, 52, b. Surrey, bookseller
    Edith Sackett, dau, 15, b. Lambeth
    Maud Sackett, dau, 7, b. Lambeth, scholar
    Wm. Harsley, boarder, married, 48, b. Norfolk, coach maker.
  17. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 393, folio 155, p. 17, GSU roll 6095503
    108 Lower Kennington Lane, Lambeth (St Phillips), London
    Sarah Rule, head, wid, 52, laundress, b. London, Whitechapel
    Charles L Rule, son, single, 18, tobacco packer, b. London, Kennington
    Samuel J Sackett, lodger, widr, 56, retired bookseller, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Harriett Coe, lodger, single, 41, dressmaker, b. Suffolk.
  18. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 410/73
    Lambeth, London
    108, Lower Kennington Lane (3 rooms)
    Samuel J Sackett, head, married, 67, umbrella maker, own account, b. Bermondsey, London
    Harriet Sackett, wife, 51, dress maker, own account, b. Spexhall, Suffolk.
  19. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Samuel John of 108 Lower Kennington-lane Lambeth Surrey died 8 August 1907 Administration London 23 August to Harriett Sackett widow. Effects £61 5s."
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