Florence Edith Sackett

(1874-1964)
FatherBarzillai Sackett (1844-1918)
MotherSarah Walker Harlow (1842-1922)
Florence Edith Sackett, daughter of Barzillai Sackett and Sarah Walker Harlow, was born in Thanet, KentG, on 15 February 18741,2 and baptized at St George's Church, Ramsgate, KentG, on 5 May 1874.3 She died aged 90 in 1964. She married at St John's Church, Margate, KentG, on 4 January 1899, Frederick William Willett.4,5
     In 1881 Florence was living at 1 Northwood, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Florence E Sackett, a scholar aged 7 and born in St Lawrence, daughter of Barzilla Sackett.6
     In 1891 she was living at West Northdown, Margate, KentG, in the household of her parents Barzillai and Sarah, and was recorded as Florrie Sackett, a scholar, aged 17, and born in Ramsgate.7
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Florence was living at 59 Magazine Road, AshfordG with her sisters Rosie and Emily. They each understated their age in the Register, Rosie and Emily by four years and Florence by five years.8

Child of Florence Edith Sackett and Frederick William Willett

ReferenceP.3

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1874. Sackett, Florence Edith. Mother: Harlow. Thanet. 2a:848."
  2. 1939 Register has 15 Feb 1879.
  3. Baptisms Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "5 May 1874 Florence Edith d. Barzillai & Sarah Walker Sackett, Ramsgate, farmer."
  4. Marriages Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "4 January 1899 Frederick William Willett, 23, bachelor, dairyman, of 56 Addington St, & Florence Edith Sackett, 23, spinster, of Yorkshire Farm, Northdown. Banns. fathers: Thomas Willett, farmer; Barzillai Sackett, farmer. Witnesses: Barzillai Sackett, Thomas Willett, Ada Sackett."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1899. Sackett, Florence Edith. Thanet."
  6. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341235, PRO RG11/0990/68/36(1)
    St Lawrence, Kent
    1 Northwood
    Barzilla Sackett, head, married, 37, b. St Laurence, Kent, farmer of 34 acres employs 3 labourers
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 38, b. Minster, Kent
    Vincent A Sackett, son, 13, b. St Laurence, scholar
    Arthur H Sackett, son, 11, b. St Laurence, scholar
    Rose E Sackett, dau, 8, b. St Laurence, scholar
    Florence E Sackett, dau, 7, b. St Laurence, scholar
    Emily A Sackett, dau, 4, b. St Laurence.
  7. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/726/f5
    West Northdown, Margate, Kent
    Barzillai Sackett, head, married, 47, farmer (master), b. Ramsgate
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 48, b. Minster, Kent
    Vincent A Sackett, son, unm, 23, farmer's son, b. Ramsgate
    Florrie Sackett, dau, 17, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Ada Sackett, dau, 14, scholar, b. Ramsgate.
  8. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast (http://findmypast.co.uk), 59 Magazine Road, Ashford U D, Kent: Edward T Brunton, b. 1859, single, draper retail; Rosie E Quested, b. 8 Sep 1876, widowed, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/1681A/010/32, Emily Ada Sackett, b. 6 Aug 1880, single, unpaid domestic duties; Florence E Willett, b. 15 Feb 1879, widowed, unpaid domestic duties.
Last Edited13 November 2016