Dora Arabella Sackett

FatherGeorge File Sackett (1863-1927)
MotherArabella Leans (c 1864-1958)
Marriage1940, Hornsby, New South WalesGWilliam McFadden3
Dora Arabella Sackett, daughter of George File Sackett and Arabella Leans, was born in Cootamundra, New South Wales, AustraliaG, in 1905.1 She died in AustraliaG in 1974.2 She married in Hornsby, New South WalesG, in 1940, William McFadden.3
     Dora, then a nurse, aged 32, travelled to England, arriving at the port of SouthamptonG on 17 September 1937 on the ship Arawa via New Zealand and the Panama Canal. Her UK destination was care of Mrs Ainsworth, Regents Park, London.4 She returned after eight months, travelling from LondonG on 27 May 1938 on the ship Narkunda. Her last UK address was in Sheffield. The ship stopped off at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June, en route for Sydney. Dora's destination was the Leans household in Thornleigh, New South Wales.5,6

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Australia birth index, 1788-1922" (Ancestry transcript), "1905, Dora A Sackett, d. George P.
  2. Information supplied by Sheila Phythian to Chris Sackett, June 2010.
  3. "Australia marriage index, 1788-1949" (Ancestry transcript), "1940, William Macfadden & Dora Arabella Sackett, Hornsby, New South Wales, reg. 20745."
  4. "UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878–1960" (Ancestry image), Ship Arawa, arr. 17 Sep 1937 Southampton, from Auckland, New Zealand, via Panama Canal, "Dora Sackett, 32, British, nurse, tourist class, UK address c/o Mrs Ainsworth, Rebenham House, 72 Avenue Rd, Regents Park, London W, last permanent residence Australia, intended permanent residence British Empire (not UK)."
  5. "UK Outward Passenger Lists 1890–1960" (Ancestry image), Narkunda, P & O, dep. London, 27 May 1938, to Brisbane, Australia, "Dora Sackett, 32, nurse, last UK address 72 Woodholm Road, Ecclesall, Sheffield, destination port Sydney, future res. Australia."
  6. Website Australia, Incoming Passengers (National Archives of Australia), SS Narkunda, Quarantine Service, 28 Jun 1938 at Fremantle, "Miss Dora Sackett, embarked London to Sydney, c/o Mr Leans, Adaline, Handley Avenue, Thornleigh, NSW."
Sackett line9th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsDescendants of Jeremiah Sackett
Last Edited25 Nov 2022

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