Edward Gaskell Sackett

(1849-1925)
FatherRev Edward Saunders Sackett (1811-1850)
MotherMaria Gaskell (1820-1884)
Edward Gaskell Sackett
(1849–1925)
(Src: Hilary Kirk)
Edward Gaskell Sackett, chartered accountant, son of Rev Edward Saunders Sackett and Maria Gaskell, was born in Barking, EssexG, in 1849.1,2 He died aged 76 at the Infirmary, Bagthorpe, NottinghamG, on 6 October 1925.3,4,5 He married in West Derby, LancashireG, on 1 December 1877, Alice Horsburgh, daughter of James Horsburgh.6,7,8 She was born in Dundee, ScotlandG, in 18548 and died aged 69 in NottinghamG, in 1923.9
     In 1851 Edward was living at West Street, New Sleaford, LincolnshireG, in the household of his widowed mother Maria, and was recorded in the census as Edward G Sackett, aged one and born in Barking.10
     In 1871 Edward was living at 30 Newroad Side, Horsforth, YorkshireG, in the household of his mother Maria, and was recorded in the census as Edward George Sackett, a banker's clerk, unmarried, aged 21, and born in Barking, Essex.11
     In 1881 he was living at New Road Side, HorsforthG, in the household of his mother Maria, and was recorded as Edward G Sacket, an accountant, married, aged 31, and born in Barking, Essex. Also living with him were his wife Alice, aged 26, and born in Dundee, Scotland, their children Edward, 2, and Nora, aged 11 months, and a female general servant.12
     In 1891 he was living at 35 Sherwood Rise, Basford, NottinghamshireG, and was recorded as Edward G Sackett, chartered accountant, head of household, married, aged 41 and born in Barking. Living with him were his wife Alice, 36, and their children, Nora, 10, Edgar, 8, Harry, 6, and Mabel, aged three. Also in the household was a female domestic servant.13
     In 1891 Edward had offices at 17 Low Pavement, NottinghamG. In addition to his accountancy practice, he was secretary of the Sutton Park Freehold Land Society. In 1894 he was living at 11 Berridge Road, Nottingham, and was again listed as a chartered accountant with offices at 17 Low Pavement.14,15
     In 1911 he was living at 5 Berridge Road East, NottinghamG, and was recorded as Edward Gaskell Sackett, chartered accountant, head of household, aged 61 and born in Barking, Essex. Living with him were his wife Alice, 56, and their daughters, Mabel, 23, Eileen, 16, and Edith, aged 14. There wa also a female domestic servant in the household.16
     Edward and his son Edward S Gordon Sackett were in partnership as chartered accountants until 31 May 1913 when they dissolved their partnership and subsequently practised separately.17
     Administration of Edward's estate was granted on 3 May 1927 to George Bristow, an accountant, apparently to recover a debt of £122.18
(1911 census)
Contemporary Biographies—Edward Gaskell Sackett

Children of Edward Gaskell Sackett and Alice Horsburgh

Sackett Family Association descendants
Dave Roberts and Hilary Kirk.
ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Sep qtr 1849. Sackett, Edward Gaskell. Mother: Gaskell. Romford. 12:203."
  2. Census.
  3. Andrews Newspaper Index Cards (England), digital image, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett, Edward Gaskell, of 34 Tavistock Drive, Mapperley Park, Nottingham, chartered accountant, died 6.10.1925 at the Infirmary, Bagthorpe, Nottingham, leaving Edward Stewart Gordon Sackett & Henry Leonard Sackett, his natural & lawful sons & Norah Alice Horsburgh (wife of Gordon Stanley Horsburgh), Mabel Francis (wife of Frederick Hilton Francis), Eileen Fleming (wife of Malcolm Fleming), & Edith Gordon Sackett spr his lawful daus & only N.K., said sons failed to appear to Citation & said sons removed. Admon 3.5.1927 to George Franklin Bristow accountant of 1 Middle Pavement, City of Nottingham, a Creditor. £122=10=2. Bond dated 31.3.1927 for £245=0=4 sureties:- Charles William Hilton & George Lawson both of York House, King Street, City of Nottingham, estate agents."
  4. Private papers of Hilary Kirk, Horsham, Sussex, family tree of Rev E S Sackett , date.
  5. Probate record.
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1877. Sackett, Edward Gaskell. W Derby. 8b:775."
  7. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Dec qtr 1877. Horsburgh, Alice. W Derby. 8b:775."
  8. Private papers of Hilary Kirk, Horsham, Sussex, family tree of Rev E S Sackett.
  9. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1923. Sackett, Alice, 69. Nottingham."
  10. 1851 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), HO107, piece 2100, folio 352, p. 7, GSU roll 87729
    West Street, New Sleaford, Lincolnshire
    Maria Sackett, head, 30, Wesleyan Minister's widow, b. Margate, Kent
    Maria Sackett, dau, 7, b. Wainfleet, Lincolnshire
    Catharine Sackett, dau, 5, b. Wainfleet, Lincolnshire
    Edward G Sackett, son, 1, b. Barking, Essex.
  11. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/4298/f13v
    30 Newroad Side, Horsforth, Yorkshire
    Maria Sackett, head, widow, 50, annuitant, b. Margate, Kent
    Edward George Sackett, son, unm., 21, banker's clerk, b. Barking, Essex
    Fanny Manx, serv., unm., 29, serv., b. Horsforth.
  12. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1342035, PRO RG11/4333/17/27
    Horsforth, York
    New Rd Side
    Maria SACKET, head, widow, 60, b. Margate, Kent, annuitant
    Edward G. SACKET, son, married, 31, b. Barking, Essex, accountant
    Alice SACKET, dau-in-law, 26, b. Dundee, Scotland
    E.S.G. SACKET, grandson, 2, b. Horsforth, York
    M.A. SACKET, granddau, 11 months, b. Horsforth
    Amelia GIBSON, serv, unmarried, 22, b. Rothwell, York, general serv.
  13. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), RG12, piece 2670, folio 48, p. 26, GSU roll 6097780
    35 Sherwood Rise, Basford, Nottingham
    Edward G Sackett, head, married, 41, chartered accountant, b. Essex, Barking
    Alice Sackett, wife, 36, b. Scotland
    Nora A Sackett, dau, 10, b. Yorkshire, Horsforth
    Edgar Sackett, son, 8, b. Yorkshire, Horsforth
    Harry L Sackett, son, 6, b. Nottingham
    Mabel Sackett, dau, 3, b. Nottingham
    Emily Taylor, serv, single, 17, dom, b. Lincolnshire.
  14. Website Kelly's Directory of Nottinghamshire (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1891. Nottinghamshire. Trades Directory. "Sackett Edwd. Gaskell, chartered acctnt. 17 Low pavement.
    Sutton Park Freehold Land Society (Edward G. Sackett, sec.), 17 Low pavement."
    1891. Nottinghamshire. "Sackett Edward Gaskell, 35 Sherwood rise, Nottingham."
    "Low pavement. North side. 17 Sackett Edward Gaskell, chartered accountant."
    "Sherwood rise. 35 Sackett Edward Gaskell."
  15. Website White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Nottinghamshire (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1894. Nottinghamshire. Nottingham Alphabetical Directory. "Sackett Edward Gaskell, chartered accountant and insurance agent, 17 Low pavement; h 11 Berridge road."
    1894. Nottinghamshire. Nottingham Street Directory. "Low Pavement. 17 Sackett Ed. Gaskell, chart. acctnt."
  16. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), 5 Berridge Road East, Nottingham
    8 rooms
    Edward Gaskell Sackett, head, 61, m. 33y, chartered accountant, employer, b. Essex, Barking
    Alice Sackett, wife, 56, m. 33y, 7 ch, all living, b. Forfarshire, Dundee
    Mabel Sackett, dau, 23, single, b. Nottingham
    Eileen Sackett, dau, 16, typist clerk, electrical engineers, worker, b. Nottingham
    Edith Gordon Sackett, dau, 14, school, b. Nottingham
    Minnie Redman, servant, 19, single, general servant domestic, b. Nottinghamshire, Stapleford.
  17. The London Gazette, digital image, (https://www.thegazette.co.uk), 3 Jun 1913.
  18. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Sackett Edward Gaskell of 34 Tavistock Drive Mapperley Park Nottingham died 6 October 1925 at the Infirmary Bagthorpe Nottingham Administration London 3 May 1927 to George Franklin Bristow accountant. Effects £122 10s. 2d."
Last Edited13 July 2017