Sophia Sackett

(1765-1830)
FatherThomas Sackett (1734-1817)
MotherMary Wilkinson (c 1740-1816)
Sophia Sackett, daughter of Thomas Sackett and Mary Wilkinson, was born in Rotherhithe, SurreyG, on 21 June 17651 and baptized at St Mary the Virgin, RotherhitheG, on 14 July 1765.1 She died unmarried aged 65 and was buried at Bunhill Fields, London, MiddlesexG, on 26 August 1830.2
     Administration of Sophia's estate was granted on 10 September 1830 to her nephew George Samuel Sackett. Sophia's only surviving family member, and therefore entitled to her estate, was her brother George who was registered as a lunatic. George's wife, also Sophia, consented to the arrangement whereby their son was made administrator of the estate "for the use and benefit of the said George Sackett during his lunacy."3
ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Mary the Virgin, Rotherhithe, Surrey, "14 July 1765 Sophia Sackett d. Thomas & Mary, 23 days, b. 21 June."
  2. Burials Register, Bunhill Fields, London City, Middlesex, "26 August 1830 Sophia Sackett, 65 years, of Old Street, Hoxton."
  3. Letters of administration of the estate of Sophia Sackett of 3 Gloucester Terrace, London, Middlesex, granted by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 10 September 1830 (National Archives, PROB 6/206/f290).
Last Edited9 February 2011