George Ernest Sackett

(1888-1961)
FatherJohn Henry Sackett (1848-1890)
MotherMartha Jane Gratton (c 1855-1899)
George Ernest Sackett, son of John Henry Sackett and Martha Jane Gratton, was born in Pancras, MiddlesexG, in 1888.1 He died aged 72 in Pembroke, WalesG, in 19612 and was buried at St John's Church, Pembroke DockG, on 15 March 1961.3 He married in PembrokeG, in 1920, Amelia Rebecca Butler.4,5 Amelia was born in PembrokeG, on 8 June 18926,7 and died there aged about 85 in 1978.7
     In 1891 George was living at St Pancras School, Leavesden, HertfordshireG, and was recorded in the census as George Sackett, an inmate, aged three and born in Islington, London.8 Also in the home were Ernest Sackett, 5, and John Sackett, aged one, who were probably related.
     St Pancras School was a home and school for orphans and pauper children. It could take up to 400 boys and 250 girls. The boys were educated with a view to their becoming apprentices, many going into the army or navy as musicians. The girls were usually sent into domestic service.
     George completed a United States World War I draft registration card in Baltimore, Maryland, on 20 September 1918. He was then aged 27 and was a cook on the SS Port Augusta. His home addess was 3 Tremeyrick Street, Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, WalesG. (There is a discrepancy of three years in his stated age, but another George Sackett who would match the particulars in the draft registration has not been found.)9

Child of George Ernest Sackett and Amelia Rebecca Butler

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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1888. Sackett, George Ernest. Mother: Gratton. Pancras. 1b:24."
  2. Website England & Wales Death Index, 1916–2005 (GRO Civil Registration Index) (Ancestry.com) (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/), "Mar qtr 1961. Sackett, George E, 72. Pembroke. 8c:497."
  3. Burials Register, St John, Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, digital image, Findmypast, "15 Mar 1961 George Ernest Sackett, 34A Laws Street, Pembroke Dock, 73 years."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1920. Sackett, George. Spouse: Butler. Pembroke. 11a:2322."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1920. Butler, Amelia. Spouse: Sackett. Pembroke. 11a:2322."
  6. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1892. Butler, Amelia Rebecca. Pembroke. 11a:1075."
  7. Website England & Wales Death Index, 1916–2005 (GRO Civil Registration Index) (Ancestry.com) (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/), "Jun qtr 1978. Sackett, Amelia Rebecca, b. 8 June 1892. Pembroke. 24:2394."
  8. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 1120, folio 101, p. 28, GSU roll 6096230
    St Pancras School, Leavesden, Hertfordshire
    Ernest Sackett, inmate, 5, b. London, Islington
    George Sackett, inmate, 3, b. London, Islington
    John Sackett, inmate, 1, b. London, St Pancras.
  9. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, Ancestry.com, Maryland, Baltimore. Roll 1654045; Draft Board 2.
    "Serial 3611, order 2836A, George Sackett, of 3 Tremeyrick St, Pembroke Dock, S Wales, age 27, b. 18 Dec 1891, white, non-declarant alien, citizen of Great Britain, cook, emplr C & D Line, SS Port Augusta, nok Mary Sackett, 3 Tremeyrick St. Registrant of tall ht, med build, blue eyes, brown hair, no disabilities. Reg Baltimore, Maryland, 20 Sep 1918."
Last Edited11 November 2016