Gilbert "Bertie" Sackett

FatherWilliam Francis Sackett (1831-1898)
MotherElizabeth Ann Foord (c 1832-1905)
Birth1874, Broadstairs, KentG,1,2
Death1933, Thanet, KentG,3
Marriage1902Mabel Agnes Dawson4
Gilbert "Bertie" Sackett, son of William Francis Sackett and Elizabeth Ann Foord, was born in Broadstairs, KentG, on 5 September 1874.1,2 He died aged 58 in Thanet, KentG, in 1933.3 He was employed as a gas inspector. He married in 1902, Mabel Agnes Dawson.4 Mabel was born on 20 February 1879.5 She died aged 66 at home at 8 Salisbury Avenue, RamsgateG, on 22 August 1945.6,7
     Bertie was admitted, aged ten, to Salters Hill School, Lambeth, LondonG, on 15 June 1885. He left on 7 September 1885. His previous school was Broadstairs National School where he had been a pupil for 4½ years. The family was living at 51 Sainsbury Road.2
     In 1891 Gilbert was living at Thanet Cottages, St Peter's, KentG, in the household of his parents William and Elizabeth, and was recorded in the census as Gilbert Sackett, an errand boy, aged 16, and born in Broadstairs.8
     In 1911 he was living at 8 Salisbury Avenue, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Gilbert Sackett, a gas inspector, head of household, aged 36. Living with him were his wife Mabel, 32, and their children, Doris, 7, Ivy, 6, and Wilfred, aged two. Also in the household was Gilbert's brother
Ernest, aged 38.9
     In 1921 he was living at 8 Salisbury Avenue, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Gilbert Sackett, a gas inspector at Ramsgate Gas Works, head of household, aged 46. Living with him were his wife Mabel, 42, and their children, Doris, 17, Ivy, 16, Frank, 12, Olive, 8, twins Stanley and John, 6, and Harold, aged two.10
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Gilbert's widow (Mabel) Agnes was living at 8 Salisbury Avenue, RamsgateG, with her children, Olive, Stanley, and John.11
     Gilbert's widow Mabel left a will which was proved on 5 October 1945 by their daughter Doris. Her estate was valued at £520.12

Children of Gilbert "Bertie" Sackett and Mabel Agnes Dawson

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1874. Sackett, Gilbert. Mother: Foord. Thanet. 2a:822."
  2. "London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840–1911" (Ancestry image), "Salters Hill School, Lambeth, adm no 940, 15 Jun 1885, Bertie Sackett, parent/guardian: William, of 51 Sainsbury Rd, b. 5 Sep 1874, last sch: Broadstairs Natl Sch, 4½ yrs, date of leaving: 7 Sep 1885, remarks: removed."
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Jun qtr 1933. Sackett, Gilbert, 58. Thanet."
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1902. Sackett, Gilbert. Thanet. 2a:2263."
  5. 1939 Register.
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1945. Sackett, Agnes M, 66. Thanet."
  7. Probate record.
  8. 1891 England census, RG12/733/f46
    Thanet Cotts, St Peter's, Kent
    William F Sackett, head, married, 59, painter (paralysed), b. St Lawrence
    Elizabeth Ann Sackett, wife, 57, [?]maker, b. Eastry, Kent
    Frederick C Sackett, son, unm, 21, gas fitter, b. Broadstairs
    Ernest James Sackett, son, unm, 19, lab. general, b. Broadstairs
    Gilbert Sackett, son, 16, errand boy, b. Broadstairs
    Thomas Edward Sackett, brother, unm, 57, gardener, b. Bromstone, Kent.
  9. 1911 England census, RG14, piece 4533, schedule 131
    8 Salisbury Avenue, Ramsgate, Kent
    6 rooms
    Gilbert Sackett, head, 36, m. 8y, 4 ch, 3 living, gas inspector, Ramsgate Gas Works, b. Kent, Broadstairs
    Mabel Agnes Sackett, wife, 32, b. Broadstairs
    Doris May Sackett, dau, 7, b. Ramsgate
    Ivy Grace Sackett, dau, 6, b. Ramsgate
    Wilfred Frank Sackett, son, 2, b. Ramsgate
    Ernest James Sackett, brother, 38, single, gas fitter, Ramsgate Gas Works, b. Broadstairs.
  10. 1921 England census, 8 Salisbury Avenue, St Lawrence Intra, Kent
    5 rooms
    Gilbert Sackett, head, 46y 9m, married, b. Broadstairs, Kent, gas inspector, R Corporation Gas Dept, Ramsgate, Gas Works
    Mabel Agnes Sackett, wife, 42y 4m, married, b. Broadstairs, home duties
    Doris May Sackett, daughter, 17y 9m, single, b. Ramsgate, Kent, dressmaker, Madam Flora Dressmaker, 18 York Street, Broadstairs
    Ivy Grace Sackett, daughter, 16y 6m, single, b. Ramsgate, shop assistant, Woolworths Bazaar, High Street, Ramsgate
    Frank Wilfred Sackett, son, 12y 9m, b. Ramsgate
    Olive Frances Sackett, daughter, 8y 10m, b. Ramsgate
    Stanley William Sackett, son, 6y 8m, b. Ramsgate
    John Dawson Sackett, son, 6y 8m, b. Ramsgate
    Harold Gilbert Sackett, son, 2y 11m, b. Ramsgate.
  11. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 8 Salisbury Avenue, Ramsgate M B, Kent: RG101/1766A/013/20, Agnes M Sackett, b. 20 Feb 1879, widowed, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/1766A/013/21, Olive F Sackett, b. 6 Aug 1912, single, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/1766A/013/22, Stanley W Sackett, b. 22 Oct 1914, single, musician; RG101/1766A/013/23, John D Sackett, b. 22 Oct 1914, single, van driver (motor).
  12. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "Sackett Agnes Mabel of 8 Salisbury-avenue Ramsgate widow died 22 August 1945 Probate Llandudno 5 October to Doris May Sackett spinster. Effects £520 6s. 4d."
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
1st cousin 8 times removed of Simon Sackett the colonist
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Michael Anthony Sackett, Jeremy Sackett, Kenneth John Sackett and Michael Sackett.
Last Edited3 Feb 2023

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