Sidney George Sackett

FatherAlfred George Sackett (1868-1909)
MotherAnnie Marion Budge (c 1867-)
Birth1890, Ramsgate, KentG,1,2,3
Death1958, Kensington, LondonG,4,5
Marriage1928, KensingtonGAmy Florence Staples6,7
Sidney George Sackett, son of Alfred George Sackett and Annie Marion Budge, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, on 1 July 1890.1,2,3 He died aged 68 at home at 85 Warwick Road, Kensington, LondonG, on 16 October 1958.4,5 He married in KensingtonG in 1928, Amy Florence Staples.6,7 Amy was born in Dulwich, LondonG, in about 1888.8 She died aged 65 in KensingtonG in 1953.9
     In 1891 Sidney was living at 14 Meeting Street, RamsgateG, in the household of his parents Alfred and Annie, and was recorded in the census as Sidney G Sackett, aged nine months and born in Ramsgate.10
     In 1901 Sidney was living at 329 Kennington Road, Lambeth, LondonG, in the household of his parents Alfred and Marion, and was recorded in the census as Sydney Sackett, aged ten and born in Ramsgate.11
     Sidney attended St John the Divine School, Warham Street, Camberwell, SurreyG, from 29 March 1904, having previously attended St Paul's School, Hammersmith. The family were then living at 40 Cowley Street. He left on 4 July 1904, at age 14, to start work.12
     Sidney served in the British Army during the First World War as a Sergeant in the London Regiment. He enlisted on 22 November 1915 and was discharged due to wounds on 16 April 1919. He was granted a Silver War Badge, to be worn with civilian clothes to indicate that he had been honourably discharged because of illness or injury.13,14,15
     In 1921 he was living at 12 Bath Street, Brighton, SussexG, and was recorded as Sydney George Sackett, an upholsterer, aged 33. His (future) wife (Amy) Florence, 32, was living with him. They were visitors in the household of William & Ellen Boniface.16
     Administration of Sidney's estate was granted on 8 August 1959 to his brother Alfred. His estate was valued at £4,950.17

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1890. Sackett, Sidney George. Mother: Budge. Thanet. 2a:918."
  2. Census.
  3. School record.
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1958. Sackett, Sydney G, 70. Kensington."
  5. Probate record.
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1928. Sackett, Sydney G. Spouse: Staples. Kensington. 1a:481."
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1928. Staples, Amy F. Spouse: Sackett. Kensington. 1a:481."
  8. Census.
  9. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Mar qtr 1953. Sackett, Amy F, 65. Kensington. 5c:1578."
  10. 1891 England census, RG12, piece 730, folio 40, p. 29, GSU roll 6095840
    14 Meeting Street, Ramsgate, Kent
    Alfred G Sackett, head, married, 23, plumber, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Annie M Sackett, wife, 23, b. Glamorganshire, Cardiff
    Alfred F Sackett, son, 2, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Sidney G Sackett, son, 9 mo, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  11. 1901 England census, 412/89
    329 Kennington Road, Lambeth, London
    (3 rooms)
    Alfred Sackett, head, married, 32, paper hanger, own account, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Marion Sackett, wife, 32, dressmaker, own account, b. Cardiff, S. Wales
    Alfred Sackett, son, 12, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Sydney Sackett, son, 10, b. Ramsgate
    Ida Sackett, dau, 8, b. Ramsgate
    Hilda Sackett, niece, 10, b. Ramsgate.
  12. "National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870–1914" (Findmypast image), St John the Divine School, Warham Street, Camberwell (Boys), Camberwell, Surrey, "No. 173, adm 29 Mar 1904, Sackett, Sidney Geo, b. 1 Jul 1890, father Alfd, of 40 Cowley Road, from S Paul's, Hammersmith, std VI, left 4 Jul 1904, work."
  13. "Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards" (Findmypast transcript).
  14. "British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920", digital image, The National Archives, "Sackett, Sydney G, Sergeant, London Regiment, service nos. 5150, 252198, Victory Medal, British Medal, medals returned, Silver War Badge. WO372/17."
  15. "Silver War Badge Roll, 1914–1920" (Findmypast image), "Sackett, Sydney G., rank Sergeant, no. 252198, 3rd Ldn Regt, enlisted 22 Nov 1915, discharged 16 Apr 1919, age on discharge 29, cause 392 Xvia King's Regulation Wounds, served overseas Yes, badge no. 466601, issued 6 Apr 1920."
  16. 1921 England census, 12 Bath Street, Brighton, Sussex
    5 rooms
    Sydney George Sackett, visitor, 33y 11m, married, b. Ramsgate, Kent, upholsterer under Ministry of Labour scheme, Allen's Furniture Stores, Cannon Lane, Brighton
    Florence Sackett, visitor, 32y 7m, married, b. Dulwich, London, home duties
    [In household of William & Ellen Boniface].
  17. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "Sackett Sydney George of 85 Warwick Road Kensington London died 16 October 1958 Administration London 8 July 1959 to Alfred Francis Sackett commercial clerk. Effects £4950 12s. 5d."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
1st cousin 9 times removed of Simon Sackett the colonist
Last Edited6 Mar 2023

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