William Sackett

FatherWilliam Sackett (1741-1819)
MotherAnne Ansell (1739-1833)
William Sackett, waggoner and postmaster, son of William Sackett and Anne Ansell, was baptized at Birchington Church, KentG, on 28 April 1771.1 He died aged 902 and was buried at St Peter in Thanet, KentG, on 16 November 1861, and.3 He married at St Peter's Church, ThanetG, on 15 October 1797, Elizabeth Holt.4 Elizabeth was born in about 1772.5 He died aged 73 in ThanetG.6,7 She was buried at St Peter's ChurchG, on 2 July 1845.7
     In 1841 William was living at St Peter in Thanet, KentG, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, 65, coach maker, aged 65 and born in Kent. Living with him was his wife Elizabeth, 65. Also in the household were William and Elizabeth's daughter Hannah and her husband James Pay with their children, Charlotte, 15, Jane, 10, Elizabeth, 9, and Sarah, 6.8
     In 1851 he was living at 26 High Street, St Peter's, KentG, in the household of his son-in-law, James Pay, and daughter, Hannah, and was recorded as William Sackett, former postmaster, a widower, blind, aged 80 and born in Birchington.9
     In 1861 he was living at 18 John Street, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his son-in-law James [or John?] Pay, and was recorded as William Sackett, a former postmaster, a widower, aged 89, and born in Birchington. Also in the household were his granddaughters Charlotte Hobbs, a widow aged 35, and Sarah Pay, unmarried and aged 26, and his great-grandson Thomas J Hobbs (Charlotte's son), aged seven.10

Children of William Sackett and Elizabeth Holt

ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
Alan Francis Pettman & Phyllis Mary Pemble relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, All Saints, Birchington, Kent (Transcript), "28 April 1771 William s. William & Ann Sackett."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1861. Sackett, William, 90. Thanet. 2a:410."
  3. Burials Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent, "16 November 1861 William Sackett, St Peter's, 90 years."
  4. Marriages Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts, Society of Genealogists), "15 October 1797 William Sackett, bachelor, of this parish, waggoner, & Elizabeth Holt, spinster, of this parish. Witnesses: Edmund Marshall, Rd. Busbridge [freq wit.]."
  5. Date of birth based on age at death.
  6. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1846. Sackett, Elizabeth, 73. Thanet. 5:331." [Appears to be a late registration - Elizabeth died June 1845].
  7. Burials Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent, "2 July 1845 Elizabeth Sackett, St Peter's, 73 years."
  8. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, St Peter, Kent
    William Sackett, 65, coach maker, b. Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, 65, b. Kent
    James Pay, 35, shoemaker, b. Kent
    Hannah Pay, 40, b. Kent
    Charlotte Pay, 15, b. Kent
    Jane Pay, 10, b. Kent
    Elizabeth Pay, 9, b. Kent
    Sarah Pay, 6 , b. Kent
    HO107; Piece 468; Book: 18; Civil Parish: St Peter; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 19; Folio: 13; Page: 18; Line: 15; GSU roll: 306863.
  9. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 26 High Street, St. Peters, Kent
    James Pay, head, married, 49, postmaster, b. Kent, Minster
    Hannah Pay, wife, 43, b. Kent, St. Peters
    Sarah V. Pay, dau, unmarried, 16, b. Kent, St. Peters
    William Sackett, father-in-law, widower, 80, blind, formerly postmaster, b. Birchington
  10. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    18 John Street, Ramsgate, Kent
    James Pay, head, widower, 59, shoemaker, b. Minster, Kent
    Charlotte H Hobbs, dau, widow, 35, housekeeper, b. St Peter's
    Sarah F Pay, dau, unm., 26, milliner, b. St Peter's
    Thomas J Hobbs, grandson, 7, scholar, b. St Peter's
    William Sackett, father-in-law, widower, 89, formerly postmaster, b. Birchington.
Last Edited29 November 2016