Doris May Sackett

FatherGilbert "Bertie" Sackett (1874-1933)
MotherMabel Agnes Dawson (1879-1945)
Doris May Sackett, daughter of Gilbert "Bertie" Sackett and Mabel Agnes Dawson, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, on 13 September 1903.1,2,3,4 She died there aged 85 on 6 August 1989.5,6 She married on 16 January 1947, George Jarvis.5
     In 1911 Doris was living at 8 Salisbury Avenue, RamsgateG, in the household of her parents Gilbert and Mabel, and was recorded in the census as Doris May Sackett, aged seven and born in Ramsgate.7
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Doris living at 21 South Eastern Road, Ramsgate, KentG, and was housekeeper in the household of Martha Roser.8
     Doris proved her mother Mabel's will on 5 October 1945. Her estate was valued at £520.9

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1903. Sackett, Doris May. Mother: Dawson. Thanet. 2a:1037."
  2. Death record.
  3. Census.
  4. "1939 Register", digital image, Findmypast, 1939 Register incorrectly has 13 Feb 1903.
  5. Email from Michael Anthony Sackett to Chris Sackett.
  6. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837–1915", database,, "Aug 1989. Jarvis, Doris, b. 13 Sep 1903. Thanet. 16:1516."
  7. 1911 England census, digital image,, 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.
  8. "1939 Register", digital image, Findmypast, Roser household, 21 South Eastern Road, Ramsgate M B, Kent: RG101/1764I/005/7, Doris M Sackett (later Jarvis), b. 13 Feb 1903, single, housekeeper; Martha E Roser, b. 1854, widowed, unpaid domestic duties.
  9. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", digital 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 line9th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited6 Nov 2016

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