Thomas Sackett

(1848-1923)
FatherThomas Sackett (1825-1875)
MotherMary Ann Stanner (c 1826-1906)
Thomas Sackett, gas fitter, son of Thomas Sackett and Mary Ann Stanner, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, on 30 July 18481,2 and baptized at St George's Church, RamsgateG, on 27 August 1848.3 He died aged 75 at home at 6 Princes Crescent, Margate, KentG, on 1 August 19232,4,5 and was buried at MargateG, on 4 August 1923.6 He married at Holy Trinity, MargateG, on 6 August 1871, Harriet Maria (Simpson) Craycraft, daughter of Benjamin Simpson and Eliza Craycraft.7,8,9 Harriet was born in RamsgateG, on 1 May 1848.2 She died aged 75 in MargateG, on 25 June 19232,10 and was buried there on 29 June 1923.11
     In 1851 Thomas was living at King Street, St John's, Margate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Thomas Sackett, aged two and born in Ramsgate, son of Thomas Sackett.12
     In 1861 he was living at 28 King Street, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, a scholar, aged 13 and born in Ramsgate, son of Thomas Sackett.13
     In 1871 he was living at 70 King Street, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, a gas fitter, unmarried, aged 22 and born in Ramsgate, son of Thomas Sackett.14
     In 1881 he was living at 6 Linfield Cottages, Faversham, KentG, and was recorded as Thomas Sacket, a gas fitter, head of household, married, aged 32 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Harriet, aged 31 and also born in Ramsgate, and their children George (8), Thomas (7), John (5), Elizabeth (3), and Alma (1.)15
     In 1891 he was living at 14 Kingsnorth Road, Faversham, KentG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, head of household, a gas fitter (lock), aged 42 and born in Ramsgate, Kent. The other members of his household were his wife Harriet, aged 41 and also born in Ramsgate, and his children, George (18), Thomas (17), John (15), Elizabeth (13), Alma (11), Harriet (9), William (6), Kate (4), and Lily aged 6 months.16
     In 1901 he was living at 5 Gladstone Road, St John's, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Thos Sackett, head of household, a railway luggage porter, aged 52 and born in Margate [actually Ramsgate]. The other members of his household were his wife Harriet M, aged 51 and born in Margate, his daughter Kate M, aged 14, and his granddaughter, Alma E Sackett, aged seven months.17
     In 1911 he was living at 16 St John's Road, MargateG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, gas fitter, head of household, aged 62 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Harriet, 61, their children, Alma, 31, William, 26, and Kate, 24, and their grandchildren, Nellie, 11, and Alma, aged ten. Also in the household was a female lodger.18
(1911 census)

     Administration of Thomas's estate was granted on 6 October 1923 to his son George. His estate was valued at £142.19

Children of Thomas Sackett and Harriet Maria (Simpson) Craycraft

Sackett Family Association descendants
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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 1848. Sackett, Thomas. Mother: Stanner. I of Thanet. 5:515."
  2. Letter from John Prescott, to Chris Sackett, dated 21 October 2002.
  3. Baptisms Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "27 August 1848, 10th Sunday after Trinity, Thomas, s. Thomas & Mary Ann Sackette, Ramsgate, carrier."
  4. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1923. Sackett, Thomas, 75. Thanet."
  5. Probate record.
  6. Letter from John Prescott, to Chris Sackett, dated 21 October 2002 , "4 August 1923 buried Thomas Sackett, retired railway employee, 6 Princes Crescent, Margate."
  7. Marriages Register, Holy Trinity, Margate, Kent, "6 August 1871 Thomas Sackett [signed], 23, bachelor, labourer, of Margate, s. Thomas Sackett, carrier, & Harriet Maria Simpson Craycraft [made mark], 23, spinster, d. Benjamin Simpson Craycraft, greengrocer. Witnesses: Stephen Sackett, Emma Simspon."
  8. Email from John Prescott to Chris Sackett, 15 Oct 2002, email gives 6 Aug 1871.
  9. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1871. Sackett, Thomas. Thanet."
  10. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1923. Sackett, Harriet M, 75. Thanet."
  11. Letter from John Prescott, to Chris Sackett, dated 21 October 2002 , 29 Jun 1923 buried Harriet Maria Sackett wife of Thomas Sackett, 6 Princes Crescent, Margate.
  12. 1851 Census for England & Wales, King St., St. Johns, Margate, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, head, married,26, labourer, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary Ann Sackett, wife, 25, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Thomas Sackett, son, 2, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Eliza Ann Sackett, dau, 1, b. Kent, Margate
    HO107/1629/f.366.
  13. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    28 King St, Margate, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, head, married, 36, carrier, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary Ann Sackett, wife, 35, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Thomas Sackett, son, 13, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Eliza Ann Sackett, dau, 11, b. Margate
    George Sackett, son, 9, b. Margate
    Martha Sackett, dau, 7, b. Margate
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 5, b. Margate
    Catherine Sackett, dau, 3, b. Margate.
  14. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/992/f88v
    70 King St, Margate, Holy Trinity
    Thomas Sackett, head, married, 46, carrier & c, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary A Sackett, wife, 45, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Thomas Sackett, son, unmarried, 22, gas fitter, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    George Sackett, son, unmarried, 19, plasterer, b. Kent, Margate     
    Martha Sackett, dau, unmarried, 17, b. Kent, Margate
    Elizabeth M Sackett, dau, 16, b. Kent, Margate
    Catherine Sackett, dau, 14, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    George Writnell, boarder, 5, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    Emma Sackett, boarder, 11m, b. Kent, Margate.
  15. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341231, PRO RG11/0970/27/7
    Faversham, Kent
    6 Linfield Cottages
    Thomas SACKET, head, married, 32, b. Ramsgate, Kent, gas fitter
    Harriet M. SACKET, wife, 31, b. Ramsgate
    George E. SACKET, son, 8, b. Faversham, Kent, scholar
    Thomas A. SACKET, son, 7, b. Faversham, scholar
    John S. SACKET, son, 5, b. Faversham, scholar
    Elizabeth K. SACKET, dau, 3, b. Faversham
    Alma S. SACKET, dau, 1, b. Faversham.
  16. 1891 Census for England & Wales, 14 Kingsnorth Road, Faversham, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, head, married, 42, gas fitter (lock), b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Harriet Sackett, wife, 41, b. Ramsgate
    George E Sackett, son, unm., 18, apprent. blacksmith, b. Faversham, Kent
    Thomas A Sackett, son, unm., 17, gas fitter's assist. (lock), b. Faversham
    John S Sackett, son, 15, grocer, b. Faversham
    Elizabeth H Sackett, dau, 13, scholar, b. Faversham
    Alma Sackett, dau, 11, scholar, b. Faversham
    Harriet C Sackett, dau, 9, scholar, b. Faversham
    William J Sackett, son, 6, scholar, b. Faversham
    Kate M Sackett, dau, 4, scholar, b. Faversham
    Lily C Sackett, dau, 6m, b. Faversham.
  17. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 5 Gladstone Road, St John's, Margate, Kent
    Thos SACKETT, head, M, 52, railway luggage porter, b. Margate
    Harriet M SACKETT, wife, M, 51, b. Margate
    Kate M SACKETT, dau, 14, b. Faversham, Kent
    Alma E SACKETT, gdau, 7m, b. Minster, Kent
    821/77.
  18. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 16 St John's Rd, Margate, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, head, 62, married, gas fitter, own account, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Harriett Sackett, wife, 61, m. 39y, 10 ch, 8 living, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Alma Sarah Sackett, dau, 31, single, grocer's assistant, b. Faversham, Kent
    William James Sackett, son, 26, single, grocer's assistant, b. Faversham, Kent
    Kate Maria Sackett, dau, 24, single, grocer's assistant, b. Faversham, Kent
    Nellie Elizabeth Sackett, gdau, 11, school, b. Ospringe, Kent
    Alma Elizabeth Sackett, gdau, 10, school, b. Minster, Kent
    Ann Parkman Year, lodger, 65, single, monthly & sick nurse, b. Winkfield, Berkshire.
  19. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Thomas of 6 Princes-crescent Margate died 1 August 1923 Administration Canterbury 6 October to George Edward Sackett blacksmith. Effects £142 14s. 10d."
Last Edited29 March 2017