Thomas Sackett of Hornchurch, Essex

(c 1701-1754)
Thomas Sackett, yeoman of Hornchurch, Essex, whose parents have not been identified, was born in about 1701.1 He died aged about 53 in HornchurchG, in June 17542,3,4,5 and was buried at St Andrew's Church, HornchurchG, on 10 June 1754.3,4,5 He married at Holy Trinity Minories, LondonG, on 3 September 1730, Alice Harper.6,7 She was born before 1710.1 She died in HornchurchG, in 17718 and was buried at St Andrew's Church, HornchurchG, on 4 October 1771.8
     Thomas made his will in HornchurchG, on 2 June 1754, naming as beneficiaries his wife Alice, his son Henry, his daughters Elizabeth, Mary, Alice and Sarah, his brother Richard, and his sister Mary. He left his farm at Atbones in Hornchurch to his wife until his surviving son Henry, still a minor, reached twenty-one, when he was to inherit all the land and buildings, together with a sum of £300. He also made substantial financial provision for his wife and daughters.9 The will was proved in the Prerogative Court of CanterburyG, on 1 July 1754.

Children of Thomas Sackett of Hornchurch, Essex and Alice Harper

 Notes & Citations

  1. Date of birth based on age at marriage.
  2. Will dated 2 June 1754, proved 1 July 1754.
  3. Church Records, Monumental Inscriptions, St Andrew's, Hornchurch, Essex, "To The Memory of/Mr. Thomas Sackett/of this parish/died June/1754 also children/also Mr. Richard Sackett/brother of the above/died April 17th 1758/aged 62 years."
  4. Burials Register, St Andrew's, Hornchurch, Essex, "Sacket, Thomas, yeoman, 10 Jun 1754."
  5. Burials Register, St Andrew's, Hornchurch, Essex, "Sackett, Thomas, 58, d. _ Jun 1754."
  6. Marriage Licence 3 September 1730: Thomas Sackitt bach., 29, of Hornchurch, & Alice Harper spin., 21+, of Gt. Warley, Ssx, at Trinity Minories. [Bishop of London's Registry].
  7. Marriages Register, Holy Trinity Minories (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "1730 Thomas Sackett of the Parish of Hornchurch in the County of Essex Bat & Alice Harper of Warby Magna in the same County Spin was married the 3rd Sept."
  8. Burials Register, St Andrew's, Hornchurch, Essex, "Sacket, Alice, widow, 4 Oct 1771."
  9. Will of Thomas Sackett of Hornchurch, Essex, 2 June 1754, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1 July 1754 (National Archives, PROB 11/810 quire 210).
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