Edward Richard Sackett

(1843-1891)
FatherEdward Lawrence Sackett (1822-1859)
MotherSarah May
Edward Richard Sackett, son of Edward Lawrence Sackett and Sarah May, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, in 18431,2 and baptized at St George's Church, RamsgateG, on 19 March 1843.3 He died aged 48 in Catherington, HampshireG, in December 1891.4 He married in the Registrar's Office, Isle of Wight, HampshireG, in 1871, Harriet Cotton.5,6 She was born in Margate, KentG, in about 1845.7
     Edward enlisted for ten years as a boy entrant in the Royal Navy, serving from 17 February 1859 on HMS Victory.8
     In 1881 Edward was living at 7 Havant Street (Princess Alexandra), Portsea, HampshireG, and was recorded in the census as Edward Sackett, a Greenwich pensioner, a beer retailer, head of household, married, aged 40, and born in Ramsgate. Living with him was his wife Harriet, aged 35, and born in Margate, Kent.9
     In 1891 he was living at 78 Kilmiston Street, PortseaG, and was recorded as Edward Sackett, a labourer, head of household, married, aged 50 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him was his wife Harriet, aged 42.10
ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1843. Sackett, Edward Richard. Mother: May. Thanet. 05:481."
  2. Baptisms Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "19 March 1843 Edward Richard s. Edward & Sarah, Ramsgate, tailor."
  3. Baptisms Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "19 March 1843 Edward Richard s. Edward & Sarah Sackett, Ramsgate, tailor."
  4. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1891. Sackett, Edward Richard, 50. Catherington."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1871. Sackett, Edward Richard. I Wight. 2b:705."
  6. GoONS Marriage Index: "Edward Sackett & Harriet Cotton, Isle of Wight RO."
  7. 1881 Census for England & Wales.
  8. "UK, Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services, 1853–1928", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Edwd Sackett, rating B2C, first ship Victory, service started (boy) 17 Feb 1859, 10 yrs."
  9. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341280, PRO RG11/1146/62/2
    Portsea, Hampshire
    No 7 Havant St (Princess Alexandra)
    Edward Sackett, head, married, 40, b. Ramsgate, Kent, pensioner (Greenwich) beer retailer
    Harriet Sackett, wife, 35, b. Margate, Kent.
  10. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 866, folio 14, p. 21, GSU roll 6095976
    78 Kilmiston St, Portsea (Kingston St Mary), Hampshire
    Edward Sackett, head, married, 50, labourer, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Harriet Sackett, wife, 42, b. Kent, Deal.
Last Edited26 November 2016