Wills, Administrations, & Inventories, England, 1700s


29 records.

21 April 1707, Martin Long, mariner, of St Lawrence in Thanet, Kent (husband of Anne Sackett.)
Will of Martin Long, mariner, of St Lawrence in Thanet, Kent.

Date: 21 April 1707.
Proved: 26 July 1707.
Source: Tyler Index to Wills, PRC 17-81-81.
Beneficiaries:
Wife Anne, all messuages, tenements, etc. while my widow.
Sons Martin, John, & Richard, all messuages, tenements, etc. after widow's death or marriage.
Executrix: Wife Anne.
Witnesses: Wm Long, John Bailes, Wm Fagg.


February 1708, George Sackett, (admon) (d. abroad), of Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Kent (son of Nathaniel Sackett and Ann Terry.)
Letters of administration of the estate of George Sackett of (died abroad), granted by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, February 1708 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 6/84). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

George Sackett
Admon. Feb 1708 (died abroad)
Georgius Sacckett vicesimo die em. com. Samueli Sackett pri urali icimo [itimo?] et px [prox.] Consanguino Georgij Sackett nup [nuper] Navy regia le Rye Cab [cabilis] defti heid pr. Ad Adminstrand bona jur et cred dci def de bene pr. jurat.

[Administration of the estate of George Sackett, late of the Royal Navy "The Rye" granted to Samuel Sackett, next of kin].

[This document in abbreviated Latin & hard to read].


3 March 1709/10, Thomas Sackett snr, yeoman, of St John in Thanet, Kent (son of Thomas Sackett and Barbara Wood.)
Will of Thomas Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent, 1 January 1709/10, proved in the Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 3 March 1709/10 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-81-258). (Researched by Michael Callé).

Thomas Sackett, yeoman, of St John in Thanet, Kent
1 January 1709/10

Beneficiaries
Dau Hannah wife of Austin Taylor - farm at Northdown for life
Grandson Thomas Taylor - reversion of farm
Sons John, Paul, Thomas
Daus Elizabeth widow of late son Robert; Ann wife or widow of son Richard
Grandsons John son of John; Thomas son of Richard; others not named
Wife Anne

Probate
Archdeaconry Court, Canterbury, 3 March 1709/10

Inventory of the estate of Thomas Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent, taken 7 March 1709/10 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 11-69-112). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Inventory
Thomas Sackett the elder, of St John in Thanet, yeoman
Appraised by: John Blaxland, ___ Fuller, John Smith, & G Friend
Date: 7 March 1709/10
Value: £490 9s 8d     of which Ready money     £27     0s     0d     
     Bond from James Yeomans     £50     0s      0d
     Due from Robert Sackett's widow     £27     0s     0d
     Household goods     £73     15s     11d
     Farm stock & crops     £312     13s     9d



July 1710, Peter Sackett, Royal Navy, (admon), (d. abroad), of Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Kent.
Letters of administration of the estate of Peter Sackett who died abroad, granted by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, July 1710 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 6/86). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Peter Sackett
Admon Jul 1710 (died abroad)
Petrus Sourcoate als [alias] Sackett als Circuit primo die em. com. Jane Circuiti vidua Relicte Petri Sourcoate als Sackett als Circuitt nup [nuper] a Navum Regiam Le Soverne spectan sed in Nave Regia Le Cambridge defti hentis p. ad adstranonm bona jura et credita dci defti de bone pc jurat.

[Administration of the estate of Peter Sourcoate alias Sackett alias Circuit, late of the Royal Navy "The Soverne", recently of the Royal Navy "The Cambridge", granted to Jane Circuitt, his widow and relict.]

[In abbreviated Latin & hard to read].


6 April 1719, Elizabeth Sackett, (inventory), of St John in Thanet, Kent (widow of Robert Sackett.)
Inventory of the estate of Elizabeth Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent, taken 6 April 1719 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 11-74-140). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Elizabeth Sackett
of St John in Thanet, widow
Appraised by: Roger Omer & Henry ?Petkin
Date: 6 April 1719
Value: £194 19s 0d [of which many items are "by information" which perhaps implies they were not seen by the valuers]


July 1722, Thomas Sackett, Royal Navy (admon) (d. abroad), Kent.
Letters of administration of the estate of Thomas Sackett who died abroad, granted by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, July 1722 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 6/98). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Thomas Sackett
Died abroad July 1722
Thomas Sarkett - Secundo die em. Com. Elizabetha Jennings vidua Creditsici prinli Thoma Sarkett nuper in Regimius sub ductu Houblis Colonelli Borr in partibus transmarinis Caelibis defti hentiser ad adstrandum bona jura et cred dicti defti De bene et Jurat

[Administration of the estate of Thomas Sackett late of [?] granted to Elizabeth Jennings, widow.]

[Document in abbreviated Latin & hard to read].




November 1726, John Sackett, (admon), of Deptford, Kent.
Letters of administration of the estate of John Sackett of Kent, granted by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, November 1726 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 6/102). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

John Sackett
Died in Kent, Nov 1726
[Document in barely legible Latin, not transcribed. Mentions Elizabeth Sackett, widow & relict of John Sackett of Deptford, Kent; ? of Royal Navy, ? the Possen? & Union Sparton. Mentions Royal Hospital Chatham?.]


April 1731, Richard Sackett, yeoman, of St John in Thanet, Kent (son of Richard Sackett and Susan Tomlin.)
Will of Richard Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent, 28 October 1730, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, April 1731 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/644). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Richard Sackett
Dated 28 October 1730; proved April 1731 by Martha Sackett, widow & relict
Yeoman, St John in Thanet

Beneficiaries
Loving wife Martha Sackett
– £80 (over & above her joynture)
– one third of "household stuff within Door"
Daughter Susana Sackett
– £400 which is due to me on South Sea Stock & India Stock as soon as she comes of age or marries; interest & profits until then.
– £300 from my personal estate when 21; trustees to invest & she to get interest until then.
– one third Household stuff within door & my silver tankard marked R|M.
– to live rent-free in the house until 21 or marriage.
– reversion to my son Richard Sackett.
Son Richard Sackett
– messuages, tenements, malthouse, barns, stables, outhouses, edifices, buildings, lands, wood land, & premises, freehold & real estate at Northdown, St Johns, & elsewhere.
– Richard to pay Susana £4 per year for her life out of that part of the estate bought of Margaret Smith, widow, plus £4 per year to Susana after Martha's death out of the estate where she now lives.
– if Richard dies without heirs, reversion to Susana & her heirs.
– one third household stuff.
Cousin John s. William Evas of Ramsgate
Cousins Hannah & Martha Sackett
Cousin Hannah Tomline
Cousin James Taddy
– 20/- each within 3 months after my decease.
Poor of St Johns
– 20/-
Son Richard
– residue

Executors
– Richard Sackett & Martha Sackett

Overseers of will
– Brother Cornelius Tomline
– Cousin John Sackett
– 40/- each

Witnesses
– John Piers, Ann Emplage [sic], Geo. Witherden


20 April 1741, Susanna Sackett, spinster, of St John in Thanet, Kent (daughter of Richard Sackett and Martha Tomlin.)
Letters of administration of the estate of Susannah Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent, granted by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 20 April 1741 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 6/117). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Susannah Sackett
20 April 1741
Susannah Sackett – on the twentieth Day Admon. of the Goods Chattles & Credits of Susannah Sackett late of the parish of St John the Baptist in the Isle of Thanet in the Co. of Kent Spinster Decd. was granted to Richard Sackett the natural & lawfull brother of the said decd. being first sworn duly to ad'ster (Martha Sackett widow the natural & lawfull mother of the said decd. first renouncing).


13 June 1741, Peter Sackett, yeoman, of St John in Thanet, Kent (son of Richard Sackett and Susan Tomlin.)
Will of Peter Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent, 24 April 1739, proved in the Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 13 June 1741 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-91-29). (Researched by Michael Callé).

Peter Sackett
Dated 24 April 1739
Yeoman, St John in Thanet

Beneficiaries
Wife Anne – messuage, & lands in Swalecliffe & Whitstable for life
Daughters
– Mary, wife of Thomas Baker
– Hannah, wife of Thomas Wood
– Martha, wife of Vincent Underdowne
– £100 each to be paid 1 year after death of wife Anne, plus £10 each for funeral clothes
Son John – residue plus reversion of messuage & lands

Executor – son John

Probate
– 13 June 1741 by John Sackett


4 July 1741, Robert Sackett, mariner, of St John in Thanet, Kent.
Will of Robert Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent, 25 March 1740, proved in the Canterbury Consistory Court, 4 July 1741 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 32-62-65). (Researched by Michael Callé).

Robert Sackett
of St John in Thanet, mariner
Dated 25 March 1740, proved 4 July 1741 by Sarah Paul

"in bodily health … & considering the perils & dangers of the seas …"
[Described in probate as "late belonging to the transport ship Scrop"].
Sole exec. & beneficiary— my loving Friend Sarah Paul of St John, spinster.
Witnesses: Stephen Pett, Jno Haverith, Clerk to Mr William Moor, Attorney at Law at the Hermitage, London.


7 June 1745, Stephen Sackett, yeoman, of Margate, Kent (son of Richard Sackett and Susan Tomlin.)
Will of Stephen Sackett of Margate, Kent, 28 December 1741, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 7 June 1745 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-92-99). (Researched by Michael Callé).

Abstract of will of Stephen Sackett, yeoman, Margate, Kent, 28 December 1741
Beneficiaries
Elizabeth Smith the elder, widow, & her daughter Elizabeth Smith - all real & personal estate
Friend George Hall the younger - £7
Executors
George Hall, Elizabeth Smith the elder
Probate
Archdeaconry Court, Canterbury, 7 June 1745


29 October 1748, Elizabeth Sackett, widow, of Sandwich, Kent.
Will of Elizabeth Sackett of Sandwich, Kent, about 1746, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 29 October 1748 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-93-37). (Researched by Michael Callé).

Elizabeth Sackett
Dated [?], proved 29 October 1748
Widow, Sandwich, Kent

Beneficiary & Executrix
Mary Smith – messuage & malthouse in St Peter's, Sandwich.


1753, John Sackett, clerk, of Folkestone, Kent (son of Nathaniel Sackett and Ann Terry.)
Will of John Sackett of Folkestone, Kent, 1753[?], proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 1753 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-94-536). (Researched by Michael Callé).

John Sackett
Dated [?], proved 1753
Clerk, Folkestone, Kent

Beneficiary
Wife Margaret – all personal effects


18 December 1753, John Sackett, mariner, of Margate, Kent (son of Robert Sackett and Elizabeth Neame.)
Will of John Sackett of Margate, Kent, 25 April 1741, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 18 December 1753 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/805 quire 326). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

John Sackett
Dated 25 April 1741, proved 18 December 1753
Mariner. Margate, Kent

Beneficiaries
Wife Elizabeth & her sons – all real & personal estate

Executrix
Wife Elizabeth

Witnesses: Philip Street, Wm Taylor, Edmund Amos.


1 July 1754, Thomas Sackett, of Hornchurch.
Will of Thomas Sackett of Hornchurch, Essex, 2 June 1754, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1 July 1754 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/810 quire 210). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Thomas Sackett of Hornchurch, Essex
Will dated 2 June 1754
Beneficiaries
– wife Alice: All lands & buildings including tenement called Atbones in Hornchurch, purchased from Mrs Mary Crafts the elder & Mrs Mary Crafts the younger, until son Henry is 21, on condition they pay £15 annually to each of youngest daughters Alice & Sarah until they are 21. When property reverts to Henry, £30, plus £25 annually.
– daughters Mary, Alice, & Sarah: If Henry dies before 21, they inherit as tenants in common after death of their mother.
– John Tyler: 10 gns
– brother Richard Sackett: 5 gns
– sister Mary, wife of Thomas Spooner: 5 gns
– dau Mary Sackett: £300 at 21, with interest at 5% meanwhile
– son Henry: £300 at 21
– daus Alice & Sarah: £300 each at 21, but their interest to go to brother Henry to help him pay 5% interest to Mary
Trustees
– Wife Alice & John Tyler, Gent. of Southend of Hornchurch: Trustees. To sell 6 pieces of marshland in Southend of Hornchurch (approx 43 acres) purchased from John Mayhew & the Commissioners of Sewers, to pay debts. Children Henry Sackett, Elizabeth Arnold, Mary, Alice, & Sarah Sackett: To share residue of sale equally.
Witnesses
– Richd. Wayteth, Aaron Hurrill, J. Walkley
Probate
– 1 July 1754


6 January 1757, John Sackett, yeoman, of St Peter in Thanet, Kent (son of John Sackett and Mary Taylor.)
Will of John Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, Kent, 29 November 1756, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 6 January 1757 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-95-329). (Researched by Michael Callé).

John Sackett, yeoman, St Peter in Thanet, Kent
Will dated 29 Nov 1756

Beneficiaries
Brothers Paul & Stephen – £20 each
Sister Ann, wife of George Robson – £20
Wife Margaret – residue of personal effects, household goods, monies, real estate [location not specified, but see Margaret's will]

Executrix
Wife Margaret

Probate
6 Jan 1757


9 March 1757, Paul Sackett, mariner (son of Paul Sackett and Sarah Gilbert.)
Will of Paul Sackett of H.M.S. Yarmouth, 28 April 1755, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 9 March 1757 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/829 quire 102). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Paul Sackett of HMS Yarmouth (died abroad)
Will dated 28 Apr 1755

Beneficiaries
– parents Paul & Sarah Sackett to inherit everything

Executors
– parents

Witnesses
– E H Norris, John Fraizer


11 March 1758, Margaret Sackett, widow, of St Peter in Thanet (widow of John Sackett.)
Will of Margaret Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, Kent, 20 January 1757, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 11 March 1758 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-95-477). (Researched by Michael Callé).

Margaret Sackett, widow, St Peter in Thanet, Kent
Will dated 20 Jan 1757

Beneficiaries
– Nephew Thomas Phillpott, son of sister Elizabeth, wife of John Phillpott – messuage & land in St Peter & St John in Thanet now in her occupation by virtue of will of late husband John Sackett
– Nieces, sisters of Thomas Phillpott, i.e. Ann Wheeler, wife of William Wheeler, & Elizabeth & Margaret Phillpott – £40 each plus messuage in St Peter in Thanet now in occupation of William Ford & Margaret Sackett at Long Robbins
– Sister Elizabeth – wearing apparel

Probate
– 11 Mar 1758


4 October 1766, John Sackett, yeoman, of St John in Thanet, Kent (son of Peter Sackett and Anna Kennett.)
Will of John Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent, 10 February 1764, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 4 October 1766 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-97-370). (Researched by Michael Callé).

John Sackett, yeoman, St John in Thanet
Will dated 10 Feb 1764

Beneficiaries
• Sister Hannah Wood, wife of Thomas Wood – messuage & lands etc. at Swalecliffe & Whitstable for life, with reversion to her children, Anne Minter wife of Henry Minter, & John, Elizabeth, Sarah, Thomas, & Sackett Wood
• Brother-in-law Thomas Wood – £20
• Nephews John & Thomas Baker, sons of sister Mary Baker, widow – messuage & land etc. at Margate in which he [?who] now lives
• Niece Martha Swinford, widow – £200
• Sister Martha Underdowne – £200
• Brother-in-law Vincent Underdowne – £20
• John Underdowne, son of Vincent & Martha – £200

Joint executors
– John Baker & John Wood

Probate
– 4 Oct 1766


8 July 1768, Thomas Sackett, fisherman, of St John in Thanet, Kent.
Will of Thomas Sackett of St John in Thanet, Margate, Kent, 19 February 1752, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 8 July 1768 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/941). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Thomas Sackett
Will dated 19 Feb 1752
Fisherman, St John the Baptist, Margate, Thanet

Beneficiaries
• Wife Ann – house, goods & chattels
• Children Thomas, Mary, & John – reversion of house if Ann has not been obliged by necessity or poverty to sell or mortgage it while she is a widow.

Witnesses
– Margaret Ovenden, Rachell Holbourne, ___ Holbourne.

Probate
– 8 Jul 1768


24 March 1769, Margaret Sackett, widow, of Barham, Kent (widow of Rev John Sackett.)
Will of Margaret Sackett of Barham, Kent, 28 August 1766, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 24 March 1769 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-98-256). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Abstract of will of Margaret Sackett, widow of John Sackett, Clerk, Barham, Kent, 28 August 1766

Beneficiaries
Brother Basil Lunn     – £100
Sister Elizabeth Hill, wid. of Denton     – £100
Nephews     
     George Downing, Clerk of Ilford, Essex     – £100
     Richard Downing of Nonnington, Kent     – £100
     John Coll of Barham     – £100
Nieces     
     Elizabeth Hustwaite, wid. of Elsworth, Cambs.     – £100
     Elizabeth Pilcher/Pitcher, wid. of Barham     – £100
Daus. of Elizabeth Pilcher: Elizabeth, Margaret, Mary, Frances      – £20 each
Son of George Downing: Bladen Downing     – £20
Niece of late husband: Sarah Millar, wid. of Hampstead     – £20
Niece Margaret Barlow, wid. of Essex – £30
3 sons of niece Hustwait – equal shares of £50
Children of Richard Downing: George, Richard, William, Catherine, Elizabeth, Charlotte, Eleanor, Ann Downing – £10 each
Wid. of nephew Thomas Lunn: ___ Lunn of Elsworth, Cambs. & her 4 children – £10 each
Nephews
     William Lunn, Surgeon of Cambridge     £5 for a ring
     Edward Lunn, Clerk of Elsworth, Cambs. – £5 for a ring
All above legacies to be paid within 12 months after decease, & if there is not enough money available from personal estate then the balance to be charged against "my Real Estate lately purchased of my nephew Richard Downing of Nonnington & lying in the parish of Kingston or Bishopbourn, Kent."
Nephews     
     George Downing      Lands (as above) as tenants in common,
     Richard Downing      equal division of residue of personal     
Niece      estate     
     Elizabeth Pilcher     

Executors
Nephews George Downing, Richard Downing, & niece Elizabeth Pilcher

Witnesses
J Robinson, J Bridges, Edward Bridges

Codicil - 5 March 1768
Niece Elizabeth Hustwaite – bequest increased to £200
Dau. of niece Elizabeth Pilcher: Margaret Best – bequest of £20 cancelled & replaced by £30 in trust to Samuel Fremoull[?], Clerk of Wootten "to pay the same from time to time at his discretion to the said Margaret Best for her own separate use & not subject to the will or debts of her husband"
Witnesses
Edward Bridges, Stephen Scott

Probate
Archdeaconry Court, Canterbury, 24 March 1769


12 December 1770, Paul Sackett, of Margate, Kent (son of John Sackett and Mary Taylor.)
Will of Paul Sackett of Margate, Kent, 4 April 1752, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 12 December 1770 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-98-358). (Researched by Michael Callé).

Paul Sackett
Will dated 4 April 1752
of Margate, Kent

Beneficiaries
Wife Anne – dwelling house & contents
Children Paul & Anne mentioned

Probate
– 12 December 1770


8 April 1773, Jeffery Sackett, shopkeeper, of Chartham, Kent (son of Paul Sackett and Ann Hammerden.)
Will of Jeffrey Sackett of Chartham, Kent, 17 February 1772, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 8 April 1773 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-99-104). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Jeffrey Sackett
Will dated 17 February 1772

Beneficiary
Servant Elizabeth Row – all stock in trade, goods, chattels, etc.

Sole executrix
Elizabeth Row

Witnesses
John Horn, Edw. Cozens

Probate
– 8 April 1773


23 September 1775, Thomas Sackett, yeoman, of Broadstairs, Kent (son of Thomas Sackett and Frances Cooke.)
Will of Thomas Sackett of Broadstairs, Kent, 9 October 1769, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 23 September 1775 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-99-320). (Researched by Michael Callé).

Thomas Sackett
Will dated 9 October 1769
Yeoman, Broadstairs, Kent

Beneficiary
Wife Mary – all real & personal estate

Probate
23 September 1775


1 August 1781, Ann Sackett, spinster, of St John in Thanet, Kent (daughter of Paul Sackett and Ann (___) Simmons.)
Will of Ann Sackett of John the Baptist, Thanet, 1 May 1781, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1 August 1781 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/1081 quire 406). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Ann Sackett
Will dated 1 May 1781
Spinster, John the Baptist, Thanet

Beneficiaries
Nephews Paul & Thomas Sackett, sons of late brother Paul Sackett – all plate, linen, china.
Sister-in-law Alice Sackett – 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Cousin Elizabeth Cobb wife of Francis Cobb of Margate – 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Cousin Mary Chancellor, widow – 1 guinea gold mourning ring & black silk gown.
Cousin Ann Tomson – 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Friend Mrs Masinham of Margate St, London – 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Miss Hambly of [?] in Kent – 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Mrs Wilson, wife of Thomas Wilson, master of St John's parish workhouse – 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Cousin Mary Robson, spinster – dark silk gown.
Niece Ann Sackett, daughter of late brother Paul Sackett – 3 silk & 1 linen gowns.
Francis Cobb – £10
Francis Cobb & heirs – all lands on trust, profits to support & educate nephews Paul & Thomas Sackett until age 21. Then they inherit. If both die before age 21, then reversion to heirs of late brother Paul Sackett. Residual goods to be sold & money to Francis Cobb on trust to be place in Government or other good security. Interest to nephews Paul & Thomas until age 21, then to be divided between them.

Witnesses
Martha Small, John Harman, Fra Small

Probate
1 August 1781


5 September 1789, Richard Sackett, gent., of St John's, Thanet, Kent (son of Richard Sackett and Martha Tomlin.)
Will of Richard Sackett of East Northdown, St John in Thanet, Kent, 4 August 1789, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 5 September 1789 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-101-420). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Abstract of will of Richard Sackett, gentleman, East Northdown, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent, 4 August 1789[?]

Beneficiaries
• Servant Elizabeth Goodson, spinster – for life, "my Mansion House … wherein I now dwell & have for many years dwelt" & Great Stable, etc., garden, orchard, 1½ acres of pasture, & all furniture, etc. except plate & linen, & £40 annual rent from Dane Court farm.
• Granddaughter Sarah, wife of John Tomlin ygr. [but see correction in Codicil] – house & garden in St Lawrence, now in tenure of George Long.
• Cousin Sackett Wood of Street, St John's, yeoman, and "much esteemed friend" Mr John Abbott of St Dunstan, nr. Canterbury, brewer – Trustees of residue of Real Estate in trust for granddaughter Sarah for her life & then reversion to her children.

Reversion
If granddaughter dies without living children, then reversion as follows:
• Late wife's sister Mary, wife of Thos Thurston of Willesborough, gent. – Manor of Dane Court, St Peter's, now occupied by Peter Cramp.
• John Cleveland of St Peter's, yeoman – Sackett's Hill house & farm, which he now occupies.
• Cousin John Underdown of Joss, St Peter's – Mansion House, cottages, land etc. at East Northdown occupied by myself & John Tomlin elder, subject to bequest to Elizabeth Goodson.
• Cousin Sackett Wood – house, farm, etc. at West Northdown, now occupied by John Tomlin elder, lately purchased from heirs of Roger Omer.
• Cousin Friend Tomlin – house, farm, etc. at West Northdown, now occupied by John Tomlin, partly purchased from George Tomlin & Friend Tomlin, & partly inherited from uncle Cornelius Tomlin.
• Mary, wife of Thomas Thurston, & James & Samuel Flint, sons of late wife's sister Sarah Flint, dec., late wife of James Flint – half shares each as tenants in common in Martin Farm, East Langdon, now occupied by James Denne, & in my quarter part of marshland at Cheine[?] Court, Ivychurch, Liberty of Romney Marsh.
• John Tomlin elder – 6 acres woodland at Swacliffe [sic], & house & farm at East Northdown in occupation of John Baker, lately purchased from John Perkins.
• John Cleveland of Sackett's Hill – house & garden at West Northdown, occupied by Stephen Faseham[?].
• John Underdown – residue of Real Estate.

Beneficiaries (continued)
• Servant Thomas Cleveland – £20
• Trustees & executors Sackett Wood & John Abbott – £20 each.
They are not to be excused any debts due, but John Abbott is not to be troubled to pay his debt before it is convenient.
To receive the rents until Sarah and/or her husband are 21 years old & to manage the estate for them. Leases are not to exceed 14 years, except for Dane Court to Peter Cramp.
When John Tomlin ygr [see Codicil] is 21 years old, Sarah & John Tomlin are to have full possession of Dane Court.

Witnesses
Sladden Wells, William _?_, John Daniel

Codicil dated 21 August 1789
• Thomas Cleveland – revoke bequest of £20; instead give him and his wife house & land at East Northdown now occupied by Thomas Cleveland, & £20 per year to be paid from the real estate bequeathed to John Tomlin.
• Had mistakenly called husband of granddaughter Sarah, John Tomlin ygr, but his name is really Robert Tomlin.
Witnesses
Sladden Wells, William Barwick, John Daniel

Probate
Archdeaconry Court, Canterbury, 5 September 1789


29 March 1797, Elizabeth Sackett, widow, of Margate (widow of Captain John Sackett.)
Will of Elizabeth Sackett of Margate, Isle of Thanet, Kent, 20 April 1754, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 29 March 1797 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/1288 quire 205). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Elizabeth Sackett
Will dated 20 Apr 1754
Widow, Margate, Isle of Thanet

Beneficiaries
• Daughter Elizabeth Sackett – all goods & furniture in Back Chamber, plus £50 "to make her equal with my eldest daughter who was so much better advanced & provided for by my late dear & loving husband John Sackett decd. than my youngest daughter was by him."
• Daughter Mary Wynn, wife of John Wynn of St John, Wapping, Middlesex, pewterer; and
• Daughter Elizabeth Sackett
– equal shares in residue of monies, stocks, household goods & chattels, clothes & personal estate both in England & in Island of Autego [?Antigua].

Executors
John Wynn, son-in-law, & Elizabeth Sackett, daughter.

Witnesses
Daniel Butler, Mary Butler.

Probate
29 Mar 1797 [granted to Elizabeth as surviving executrix].


7 October 1797, Elizabeth Sackett, spinster, of Margate, Kent (daughter of Captain John Sackett and Elizabeth Mockett.)
Will of Elizabeth Sackett of Margate, Isle of Thanet, Kent, 9 May 1797, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 7 October 1797 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/1298 quire 713). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Elizabeth Sackett
Will dated 9 May 1797
Spinster; Margate, Isle of Thanet

Beneficiaries
• Sister Mary Wynn, widow, & heirs – all money plus half part of messuage in Margate "now in my occupation" plus residue, real & personal;
• Niece Mary Swann, widow – £50 stock & part of stock in the consolidated 3% annuities, plus various items of silver, linen, china, books & clothes;
• William Reynalls Swann & John Swann, sons of Mary – 2 guineas each;
• Niece Mary Wynn – £110 stock & rest of 3% annuities, plus various items of silver, linen, china, books, clothes, gold watch & cases, writing desk.

Executrixes
Nieces Mary Swan & Mary Wynn

Witnesses
Martha Small, Robt Small, Fra Small

Probate
7 October 1797


18 July 1799, Francis Sackett, yeoman, of Margate, Kent (son of Robert Sackett and Frances Simmons.)
Will of Francis Sackett of Margate, Kent, 13 October 1763, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 18 July 1799 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-103-248). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Francis Sackett
Will dated 13 October 1763
Yeoman of Margate, Kent

Beneficiaries
• Brother John Sackett & his children Mary, John, & Sarah – 1 guinea each;
• Wife Abigail – residue of real & personal estate.

Sole executrix
Wife Abigail.

Witnesses
Mary Harlow of Fulham, Middlesex; Robert Inness of Staple Inn, London; Geo Theakston, clerk to Mr Inness.

Probate
18 July 1799.