William Sackett

(1881-1965)
FatherWilliam Hewitt Sackett (1851-1896)
MotherSarah Reynolds (c 1852-)
William Sackett, son of William Hewitt Sackett and Sarah Reynolds, was born in Shoreditch, MiddlesexG, in 1881.1 He died aged 84 in Greenwich, LondonG, in 1965.2 He married at St Mary's Church, Islington, LondonG, on 6 July 1902, Sarah Elizabeth Caley, daughter of Joseph William Caley and Sarah ___.3,4 Sarah was born in Bethnal Green, LondonG, on 20 June 1881.5 She died aged 89 in Elstree, HertfordshireG, in 1971.6 William and Sarah separated sometime before 1907 when William had a daughter, Eugenia, by Eliza Francis.7 Eliza was born in Hatfield, HertfordshireG, in about 1876.5
     In 1891 William was living at 137 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, MiddlesexG, in the household of his parents William and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, a scholar, aged nine and born in Shoreditch.8
     In 1911 he was living at 67 Junction Road, Holloway, Islington, LondonG, in the household of his widowed mother Sarah, and was recorded as William Sackett, a boot dealer, married, aged 30 and born in Hackney. Living with him was his daughter Eugenia, aged four. Also in the household, described as a visitor, was Eliza Francis, 35, who would have been Eugenia's mother.9 William's estranged wife Sarah was then living at the Metropolitan Asylum Board's North Western Hospital, Lawn Road, Hampstead, LondonG where she worked as a hospital nurse. She was recorded as Sarah Elizabeth Caley, single, aged 29 and born in Bethnal Green.

Child of William Sackett and Eliza Francis

ReferenceR.5

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Sep qtr 1881. Sackett, William. Mother: Reynolds. Shoreditch. 1c:120."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1965. Sackett, William, 84. Greenwich. 5b:363."
  3. Marriages Register, St Mary, Islington, Middlesex (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "6 July 1902, William Sackett, 21, bachelor, boot shop manager, of 74 Seven Sisters Rd, father: William Hewitt Sackett, boot manufacturer; and Sarah Elizabeth Caley, 21, spinster, of 68 Seven Sisters Rd, father: Joseph William Caley, wool merchant. Banns. Both signed. Witnesses: Henry H Mathews, S Blanchard."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1902. Sackett, William. Islington. 1b:569."
  5. Census.
  6. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006", database, Findmypast, "Jun qtr 1971. Sackett, Sarah Elizabeth, b. 20 Jun 1881. Elstree & Potters Bar. 4B:94."
  7. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Jun qtr 1907. Sackett, Eugenia. Mother: Francis. Islington. 1b:318."
  8. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/248/f141
    137 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, Middlesex
    William H Sackett, head, married, 40, bootmaker (empr), b. Shoreditch, London
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 39, b. Clerkenwell, London
    Rowland Sackett, son, unm, 18, clicker, b. Shoreditch
    Harry Sackett, son, 11, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    William Sackett, son, 9, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    Laura Goslin[?], serv, 15, general serv, b. Shoreditch.
  9. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 783
    67 Junction Rd, Holloway, Islington, London
    6 rooms
    Sarah Blanchard, head, 59, widow, independent, b. Mdx, Clerkenwell
    William Sackett, son, 30, married, boot dealer, b. Mdx, Hackney
    George William Huett, boarder, 59, married, accountant, auctioneers, b. Mdx, St George's
    Eugenie Sackett, granddaughter, 4, b. Mdx, Islington
    Eliza Francis, visitor, 35, single, housekeeper, b. Herts, Hatfield.
Last Edited12 November 2016