Richard Alexander Sackett

FatherJohn Edward Sackett (1876-1950)
MotherEdith Elizabeth Whitworth (1894-1989)
Richard Alexander Sackett, son of John Edward Sackett and Edith Elizabeth Whitworth, was born in West Ham, EssexG, on 8 August 1920.1,2 He died aged 74 in Newham, LondonG, in May 1995.3 He married in Biggleswade, HertfordshireG, in 1941, Elsie A Brown.4,5 Elsie was born in West HamG in 19206 and died there aged 46 in 1966.7
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Richard was living at 3 Pond Road, West Ham, EssexG, with his parents, John and Edith. He was unmarried and was a plumber's mate in the chemical industry.8

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1920. Sackett, Richard A (mother's maiden name: Whitworth). W Ham."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006", database, Findmypast, "May 1995. Sackett, Richard Alexander, b. 8 Aug 1920. Newham. 2571B:B38:045:595."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1941. Sackett, Richard A. Spouse: Brown. Biggleswade. 3b:1267."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1941. Brown, Elsie A. Spouse: Sackett. Biggleswade. 3b:1267."
  6. Website England & Wales Birth Index (GRO Civil Registration Index) ( (, "Mar qtr 1920. Brown, Elsie A. Mother: Gentry. West Ham. 4a:212."
  7. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Dec qtr 1966. Sackett, Elsie A, 46. W Ham. 5e:787."
  8. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Sackett household, 3 Pond Road, West Ham, Essex: RG101/1032D/007/9, John E Sackett, b. 16 Nov 1876, married, electrical fitters mate, heavy; RG101/1032D/007/10, Edith E Sackett, b. 16 Mar 1894, married, unpaid domestic duties; Richard A Sackett, b. 8 Aug 1920, single, plumbers mate, heavy chemical industry; & 1 closed record.
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited7 March 2016