John Sackett1

(1782-1851)
FatherJohn Sackett (1743-1827)
MotherCatherine Andrews (c 1753-1831)
John Sackett, shipwright of Bermondsey, Surrey, son of John Sackett and Catherine Andrews, was born in St Peter in Thanet, KentG, on 11 January 1782.2 He was baptized at St Peter's Church, ThanetG, on 27 January 1782.2 He died aged 68 in BermondseyG,3 and was buried at St James' Church, BermondseyG, on 5 January 1851.4 He married in about 1803, Louisa ___. Louisa was born in West Ham, EssexG, in about 1784.5 She died aged 68 in BermondseyG,6 and was buried at St James' Church, BermondseyG, on 10 October 1852.7
     John was apprenticed as a shipwright to his father's cousin Henry Sackett of London on 25 February 1796. John was admitted to the Shipwright's Company on 28 April 1809.8,9
     John was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in St Peter in Thanet, KentG, on 26 April 1823. He was to receive £30 and a loan of £20 was waived.10
     In 1841 John was living at Salisbury Lane, St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, SurreyG, and was recorded in the census as John Sackett, a shipwright, aged 59, born not in Surrey. The other members of his household were his wife Louisa, aged 57, also born outside Surrey, and his son Eli, aged 17.11
     In 1851 John's widow Louisa was living at 6 Perseverance Court, Bermondsey, SurreyG, and was recorded in the census as Laura [sic] Sackett, a widow aged 67 and born in West Ham, Middlesex, the mother of Vincent Sackett.12
John Sackett's apprenticeship indenture 25 February 1796
John Sackett's certificate of admission to Shipwright's Company 28 April 1809

Children of John Sackett and Louisa ___

Sackett Family Association descendants
Marion Sackett, Dale Wakefield, Teraza Thompson and Karen Morrish.
ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
Sackett shipwrights of London
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 Notes & Citations

  1. More information on John Sackett is found in Saga 4: My First Generation of Londoners by Marion Sackett, John's great-great-great-granddaughter.
  2. Baptisms Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "27 January 1782 John s. John & Catherine Sackett, b. 11 January."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1851. Sackett, John, 69. St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey. 4:1."
  4. Burials Register, St James' Church, Bermondsey, Surrey, digital image, Ancestry.com, "5 Jan 1851 John Sackett, Crown Cottage, 69."
  5. Census.
  6. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1852. Sackett, Louisa, 69. St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey. 1d:53."
  7. Burials Register, St James' Church, Bermondsey, Surrey, digital image, Ancestry.com, "10 Oct 1852 Louisa Sackett, Perseverance Street, 69."
  8. "Freedom of the City of London Admission Papers, 1681–1925", digital image, Ancestry.com, Indenture of apprenticeship as shipwright, John Sackett, son of John Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, Kent, husbandman, to Henry Sackett, London, 25 February 1796. Consideration "faithfull service."
  9. "Freedom of the City of London Admission Papers, 1681–1925", digital image, Ancestry.com, "This is to certify the within named John Sackett was this 28th April 1809 admitted and sworn into the Freedom of the Shipwrights Company. Witness John Whetstone, Clerk."
  10. Will of John Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, Kent, 26 April 1823, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 7 April 1827 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-107-362).
  11. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Salisbury Lane, St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey
    John Sackett, 59, shipwright, b. not Surrey
    Louiesa Sackett, 57, b. not Surrey
    Eli Sackett, 17, shipwright ap, b. Surrey
    HO107; Piece 1048; Book: 4; Civil Parish: St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey; County: Surrey; Enumeration District: 9; Folio: 8; Page: 8; Line: 24; GSU roll: 474649. [Also researched at PRO by Marion Sackett].
  12. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 6 Perseverence Court, Bermondsey, Surrey
    Vincent Sackett, head, married, 44, fellmonger, b. Kent, Deptford
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 36, b. Middlesex, Shoreditch
    Mary A. Sackett, dau, 12, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 9, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Vincent Sackett, son, 4, b. Surrey, Horselydown
    Jemima Sackett, dau, 2, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Louisa Sackett, dau, 1 month, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Laura Sackett, mother, widow, 67, b. Essex, West Ham
    HO 107/1560/f.160,160v.
Last Edited26 January 2017