Elizabeth Sarah "Bessie" Sackett

(1861-1946)
FatherThe Revd Benjamin Sackett (1834-1900)
MotherElizabeth Lee (1835-1920)
Elizabeth Sarah "Bessie" Sackett, daughter of The Revd Benjamin Sackett and Elizabeth Lee, was born in Hythe, KentG, in 1861.1,2 She died aged 85 at 34 Eltham Hill, LondonG, on 7 April 1946.3,4 She married at St George in the East, MiddlesexG, in 1884, John Miller, son of Eliza ___.5,6 John was born in St George in the East, MiddlesexG, in about 1861.2
     In 1861 Elizabeth was living at High Street, Hythe, KentG, in the household of her parents Benjamin and Elizabeth, and was recorded in the census as Sarah A Sackett, aged two weeks and born in Hythe.7
     In 1871 she was living at Fern Lane, Heston, MiddlesexG, in the household of her parents Benjamin and Elizabeth, and was recorded as Elizabeth Sarah Sackett, a scholar, aged ten and born in Hythe.8
     In 1881 she was living at 7 Trinity Terrace, Stepney, MiddlesexG, in the household of her parents Benjamin and Elizabeth, and was recorded as Elizabeth S Sackett, single, aged 20 and born in Hythe.9
     In 1891 she was living at 149 Brayard Road, Peckham, Camberwell, LondonG, in the household of her husband John Miller, 29, a grocer and provision dealer, and was recorded as Elizabeth S Miller, aged 30, and born in Hythe. Living with them were their children, John, 4, and Augustus, aged six months. Also in the household was John's widowed mother Eliza, 73.10
     In 1901 she was living at 149 Brayard Road, Peckham, CamberwellG, in the household of her husband John, 39, a grocer and shopkeeper, and was recorded as Elizabeth S Miller, aged 40 and born in Hythe. Living with them were their children, John, 14, Augustus, 10, and Thomas, aged six.11
     In 1911 she was living at 149 Brayard Road, PeckhamG, in the household of her husband John, 49, a grocer and shopkeeper, and was recorded as Elizabeth Sarah Miller, aged 50 and born in Hythe. Living with them were their unmarried sons, Augustus, 20, and Thomas, 16.12
     Elizabeth left a will which was proved on 14 November 1946 by her sons Augustus and Thomas. Her estate was valued at £1,979.13

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Children of Elizabeth Sarah "Bessie" Sackett and John Miller

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Descendants of Benjamin Sackett

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1861. Sackett, Elizabeth Sarah. Mother: Lee. Elham. 2a:746."
  2. Census.
  3. Probate of will.
  4. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Jun qtr 1946. Miller, Elizabeth S, 85. Woolwich. 1d:749."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1884. Sackett, Eliz'th Sarah. St Geo East. 1c:832."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1884. Miller, John. St Geo East. 1c:832."
  7. 1861 Census for England & Wales, High Street, Hythe, Kent
    Benjamin SACKETT, head, M, 26, gardener, grocer & fruiterer, employing 2 men & a boy, local preacher, b. Hythe
    Elizabeth SACKETT, wife, M, 25, b. Hythe
    Sarah A SACKETT, dau, 2 weeks, b. Hythe
    Jane BOURNE, M, 57, shoemaker's wife, b. Dymchurch, Kent
    Julia EARLE, U, 18, servant, b. Mersham, Kent
    RG9/.
  8. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/1313/f130
    Fern Lane, Heston, Middlesex
    Benjamin Sackett, head, married, 36, Independent minister, b. Hythe, Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 35, b. Hythe
    Benjamin Richard Sackett, son, 11, scholar, b. Hythe
    Elizabeth Sarah Sackett, dau, 10, scholar, b. Hythe
    Emily Lucy Sackett, dau, 8, scholar, b. Hythe
    Harry Lee Sackett, son, 5, scholar, b. Harefield, Middlesex
    Annie Catherine Dorothy Sackett, dau, 2, b. Ealing, Middlesex.
  9. 1881 Census for England & Wales, 7 Trinity Terrace, Stepney, Middlesex
    Benjamin SACKETT, head, M, 46, Indep. Minister, Ebenezer Chapel, Watney St., b. Hythe, Kent
    Elizabeth SACKETT, wife, M, 45, b. Hythe
    Elizabeth S SACKETT, dau, U, 20, b. Hythe
    Emily Lucy SACKETT, dau, U, 17, b. Hythe
    Annie C D SACKETT, dau, 12, b. Ealing, Middlesex
    Blanche E SACKETT, dau, 9, b. Heston, Middlesex
    George W SACKETT, son, 8, b. Langford, Oxford
    John W SACKETT, son, 6, b. Langford
    Martin L SACKETT, son, 4, b. Langford
    Robert M SACKETT, son, 11m, b. Bow, Middlesex
    RG11/484/f86.
  10. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 475, folio 124, p. 11, GSU roll 6095585
    149 Brayard Road, Peckham, Camberwell, London
    John Miller, head, married, 29, grocer & provision dealer, b. London, St Georges East
    Elizabeth S Miller, wife, 30, b. Kent, Hythe
    John B Miller, son, 4, b. Surrey, Peckham
    Augustus L Miller, son, 6 mo, b. Surrey, Peckham
    Eliza Miller, mother, wid, 73, living on her own means, b. Surrey, Thursley.
  11. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG13, piece 506, folio 38, p. 11
    149 Brayard Rd, Peckham, Camberwell, London
    John Miller, head, married, 39, grocer & shopkeeper, own account, b. London, St George East
    Elizabeth S Miller, wife, 40, b. Kent, Hythe
    John B Miller, son, 14, b. London, Peckham
    Augustus L Miller, son, 10, b. London, Peckham
    Thomas E S Miller, son, 6, b. London, Peckham.
  12. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 2578
    149 Brayard Rd, Peckham, London SE
    6 rooms
    John Miller, head, 49, married, grocer & shopkeeper, employer, b. London, St George E
    Elizabeth Sarah Miller, wife, 50, m. 26y, 4 ch, 3 living, b. Kent, Hythe
    Augustus L Miller, son, 20, single, clerk (shipping), worker, b. London, Peckham
    Thomas E S Miller, son, 16, single, jun'r clerk (general exporters), worker, b. London, Peckham.
  13. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Miller Elizabeth Sarah of 13 Bellingham-road Catford London S.E.6 widow died 7 April 1946 at 34 Eltham Hill London S.E.9 Probate London 14 November to Augustus Laurence Miller shipping company manager and Thomas Edward Sackett Miller stores manager. Effects £1979 6s. 3d."
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