Arthur Digerson Sackett

(1865-1947)
FatherHenry Digerson Sackett (1828-1897)
MotherMary Bird Sackett (1828-1905)
Arthur Digerson Sackett, monumental mason and Ramsgate town councillor, son of Henry Digerson Sackett and Mary Bird Sackett, was born in Thanet, KentG, on 28 April 1865.1,2 He died aged 82 at Brennan Nursing Home, Ramsgate, KentG, on 20 December 1947.3,4 He married at St George, RamsgateG, on 20 December 1898, Florence Sackett, daughter of Jeremiah Sackett and Mary Ann (Butler) Redman.5,6 Arthur and Florence were second cousins, both being great-grandchildren of Jeremiah and Sarah (Hodgeman) Sackett.
     In 1871 Arthur was living at 21 Liverpool Lawn, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Arthur D Sackett, aged 5 and born in Ramsgate, son of Henry D Sackett.7
     In 1891 he was living at 23 Liverpool Lawn, RamsgateG, in the household of his parents Henry and Mary, and was recorded as Arthur D Sackett, a stone worker, single, aged 25 and born in Ramsgate.8
     Arthur was a joint executor, with his mother, of his father's will, proved at Canterbury on 15 March 1897. His father's personal estate was valued at £1,390.9
     In 1899 Arthur was a monumental mason, working in stone and marble, at premises in Broad Street, RamsgateG. He was living at Grove Road, Ramsgate.10
     In 1901 he was living at Terncot, Ellington Road, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Arthur D Sackett, a monumental mason (an employer), head of household, married, aged 36 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Florence, aged 27 and also born in Ramsgate, their son Arthur aged one, and Mary Sackett, 71-year-old widowed mother of Arthur D Sackett.11
     Arthur was listed as a monumental and general mason at Broad Street, RamsgateG, in 1903.12
     In 1911 he was living at 16 Chapel Place, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Arthur D Sackett, stone mason, head of household, aged 45 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Florence, 36, and their children, Arthur, 11, and Florence, aged eight.13
     By 1913 he had moved his business premises to Church Hill and 16 Chapel Place, RamsgateG, and was there in 1918.14,15 He was then living at 44 Grove Road, RamsgateG.16,17,18
     In 1918 and 1922 Arthur was an elected councillor for the West Central Ward on the Ramsgate Town Council.19,20,21,22
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Arthur and Florence were living at 40 Warten Road, RamsgateG. Arthur was a master monumental mason. Their daughter Florence was living with them.23
     Arthur left a will which was proved on 13 April 1948 by his son Arthur and daughter Florence. His estate was valued at £924.24
(1911 census)

Children of Arthur Digerson Sackett and Florence Sackett

Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
ChartsLine 3 (English) (#1)
Line 3 (English) (#2)
Arthur Digerson Sackett & Florence Sackett relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Jun qtr 1865. Sackett, Arthur Digerson. Mother: Sackett. Thanet. 2a:732."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1947. Sackett, Arthur D, 83. Thanet."
  4. Probate record.
  5. Marriages Register, St George, Ramsgate, Kent, "20 December 1898 Arthur Digerson Sackett, 33, bachelor, stone mason, of 7 Hardres St, & Florence Sackett, 25, spinster, of Wellesley, Gladstone Road, St Peter's. Both signed. Fathers: Henry Digerson Sackett, decorator; Jeremiah Sackett, tailor. Witnesses: Walter Edmund Collew, Daisy Jakeman, Robert Crampton, M R Sackett."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1898. Sackett, Arthur Digerson. Thanet."
    "Dec qtr 1898. Sackett, Florence. Thanet."
  7. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/996/ f54v
    21 Liverpool Lawn, Ramsgate, Kent
    Henry D Sackett, head, married, 41, master painter & hse. dec. empl. 2 men & 1 apprentice, b. Ramsgate
    Mary B Sackett, wife, 42, b. Ramsgate
    Thomas D Sackett, son, 8, b. Ramsgate
    Arthur D Sackett, son, 5, b. Ramsgate.
  8. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 731, folio 129, p. 20, GSU roll 6095841
    23 Liverpool Lawn, Ramsgate (Christchurch), Kent
    Henry D Sackett, head, married, 62, house decorator, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Mary Sackett, wife, 61, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Arthur D Sackett, son, single, 25, employed on stone, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  9. Will of Henry Digerson Sackett of 25 Liverpool Lawn, Ramsgate, Kent, 1897, proved at Canterbury, 15 March 1897 (Somerset House Indexes), "Henry Digerson Sackett
    25 Liverpool Lawn, Ramsgate; painter; d. 12 Feb 1897.
    Will proved Canterbury 15 Mar 1897. £1,390 6s 7d.
    Executors: Mary Bird Sackett, widow, & Arthur Digerson Sackett, stonemason."
  10. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1899. Kent. Ramsgate and St Lawrence. "Commercial. Sackett Arthur D. monumental & general mason, Broad st."
    1899. Kent. Trades Directory. "Monumental Masons. Sackett Arthur D. Broad st. Ramsgate." "Stone & Marble Masons. Sackett Arthur D. Broad st. Ramsgate."
    1899. Kent. Court Directory. "Sackett Arthur D. Grove road, Ramsgate."
  11. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 826/169
    Ramsgate, Kent
    Terncot, Ellington Road, Ramsgate (Christchurch) (5+ rooms)
    Arthur D SACKETT, head, married, 36, monumental mason, employer, b. Ramsgate
    Florence SACKETT, wife, 27, b. Ramsgate
    Arthur D SACKETT, son, 1, b. Ramsgate
    Mary A SACKETT, mother, widow, 71, living on own means, b. Ramsgate.
  12. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1903. Kent. Ramsgate and St. Lawrence. Commercial, "Sackett Arth D. monumental & general mason, Broad st."
  13. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 16 Chapel Place, Ramsgate, Kent
    7 rooms
    Arthur D Sackett, head, 45, married, stone mason, employer, b. Ramsgate
    Florence Sackett, wife, 36, m. 12y, 3 ch, 2 living, b. Ramsgate
    Arthur Sackett, son, 11, school, b. Ramsgate
    Florence Sackett, dau, 8, school, b. Broadstairs.
  14. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1913. Kent. Ramsgate, "Sackett Arthur D. monumental mason, Church hill & 16 Chapel place, TN 2X2."
  15. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1918. Kent. Ramsgate, "Sackett Arthur D. monumental mason, Church hill & 16 Chapel place."
  16. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1918. Kent. Private Residents, "Sackett Arthur D. 44 Grove rd. Ramsgate."
  17. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1918. Kent. Ramsgate, "Sackett Arthur D. 44 Grove road."
  18. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1930. Kent. Ramsgate. Commercial, "Sackett A.D. & Son, monumental masons, Church hill
    Sackett Arth. Digerson, monumental mason, 44 Grove rd. TA "Sackett, Ramsgate"."
  19. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1918. Kent. Ramsgate, "Corporation. Councillors. West Central Ward. ... Arthur Digerson Sackett."
  20. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1922. Kent. Ramsgate, "Corporation. Councillors. West Central Ward. ... Arthur Digerson Sackett."
  21. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1922. Kent. Ramsgate, "Sackett Arthur D. 44 Grove road."
  22. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1930. Kent. Ramsgate, "Sackett Arthur D. 44 Grove road."
  23. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Sackett household, 40 Warten Road, Ramsgate M B, Kent: RG101/1768G/003/44, Arthur D Sackett, b. 28 Apr 1865, married, master monumental & general stone mason; RG101/1768G/004/1, Florence Sackett, b. 22 Dec 1873, married, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/1768G/004/2, Florence M B Sackett, b. 24 Aug 1902, single, assistant kindergarten mistress.
  24. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Arthur Digerson of 62 Manston-road Ramsgate died 20 December 1947 at Brennan Nursing Home Ramsgate Probate London 13 April 1948 to Arthur Digerson Sackett stonemason and Florence Mary Bird Sackett spinster. Effects £924."
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