Robert Sackett

FatherWilliam Sackett (1577-1639/40)
MotherJoan Parker (c 1580-1636/37)
Baptism1610, Ickham, KentG,1
Marriage1643, HerneGMary (___) Woodward2
Robert Sackett, yeoman of Herne, Kent, son of William Sackett and Joan Parker, was baptized at Ickham, KentG, on 17 June 1610.1 He died aged about 52 and was buried at HerneG on 13 August 1662.3 He married there on 15 June 1643, Mary (___) Woodward.2 She was probably the widow Sacket buried at HerneG on 12 November 1669.4
     Robert was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made at Ash next SandwichG on 27 June 1639.5 He was left (with his brother Thomas) his father's dwelling house, malthouses and the residue of the estate after other specific bequests. He was also left a share in an annuity which was the subject of a law suit.
     Robert made his will at Herne on 14 November 1658, naming as beneficiaries his wife Mary, his brothers Paul, Jeffery, Thomas, William and John, his nephews John Sackett and Thomas Sackett, and his niece Mary Sackett.6 From his will, it would appear that Robert and Mary were childless, although the bequest to his wife's granddaughter indicates that Mary had at least one child from her previous marriage.
Abstract of will of Robert Sackett of Herne, Kent.
Date: 14 November 1658.
Proved: Consistory Court of Canterbury, 11 October 1662.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 32-53-196.
Testator: Robert Sackett, yeoman, Herne, Kent.
Brothers, Paul, Jeffery, Thomas, William, 20/- each.
Wife’s grandchild, Sarah Woodward, £10 at 18.
John, son of brother John Sackett, £3 to be paid by my brother Jeffery Sackett which he owes me.
John Sackett, 40/-.
Mary, dau of brother John Sackett, £5 at 21.
Thomas, son of brother Paul Sackett,     £3.
Wife Marie, residue.
Executrix: wife Marie.
Witnesses: John Pluzied?, John Henria, Thomas Braine.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St John, Ickham, Kent (Findmypast image), "1610 The xviith of the same month [June] Robert the child of Willm Sacket was christened."
  2. Marriages Register, St Martin, Herne, Kent (Findmypast image), "15 Jun 1643 Robert Sackett & Mary Woodward."
  3. Burials Register, St Martin, Herne, Kent (Findmypast image), "13 Aug 1662 Robt Sacket householder was buryed."
  4. Burials Register, St Martin, Herne, Kent,, "12 Nov 1669 Wid Sacket."
  5. Will of William Saket of Ash, Kent, 27 June 1639, proved at Canterbury Consistory Court, 31 March 1640 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 31-116-81).
  6. Will of Robert Sackett of Herne, Kent, 14 November 1658, proved at Canterbury Consistory Court, 11 October 1662 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 32-53-196).
Sackett line3rd great-grandson of William Sackett of St John in Thanet
ChartsLine 2 (English)
Last Edited11 May 2019

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