George William Sackett

(1865-1933)
FatherHenry Sackett (1841-1920)
MotherMary Ann Elizabeth Allen (1841-1913)
George William Sackett, son of Henry Sackett and Mary Ann Elizabeth Allen, was born in Thanet, KentG, on 4 June 1865.1,2 He died aged 68 in Queensland, AustraliaG, on 26 August 1933.3 He married in Queensland on 13 February 1889, Eliza Shaxson, daughter of George Shaxson and Isabella Davidson.4 Eliza died in QueenslandG on 1 November 1941.5
     In 1871 George was living at 86 Queen Street, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his parents Henry and Mary, and was recorded in the census as George W Sackett, aged five and born in Ramsgate.6
     In 1881 he was living at House Decor Shop, 86 Queen Street, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his parents Henry and Mary, and was recorded as George W. Sackett, aged 15 and born in Ramsgate. He was working as an assistant in his father's house decorating business.7
     George was listed in 1903 and 1905 living at Petty Street, Cilmerton, QueenslandG, and working as a sign writer.8
     George revisited England in 1911, departing London for Australia on 21 July 1911 on the Ophir, accompanied by his brother Allen.9

Children of George William Sackett and Eliza Shaxson

Sackett Family Association descendants
Graeme Lewis.
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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Sep qtr 1865. Sackett, George William. Mother: Allen. Thanet. 2a:709."
  2. Sheila Phythian's database.
  3. Website Australia death index, 1787-1985 (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), "26 Aug 1933, George William Sackett, d. Queensland, s. Henry Sackett & Marion Allen, reg. B021797, p. 1449."
  4. Website Australia marriage index, 1788-1949 (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), "13 Feb 1889, George William Sackett & Eliza Shaxson, Queensland, reg. B013022, p. 13054."
  5. Website Australia death index, 1787-1985 (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), reg. B054323, p. 2044, "1 Nov 1941, Eliza Sackett, d. Queensland, dau. George Shaxson Sackett {ITAL:]sic: Eliza was dau. of George Shaxson, not George Shaxson Sackett] & Isabella Davidson."
  6. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/996/f4
    86 Queen St., Ramsgate, Kent
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 29, painter, b. Ramsgate
    Mary A E Sackett, wife, 29, b. Lambeth
    George W Sackett, son, 5, b. Ramsgate
    Harry H Sackett, son, 4, b. Ramsgate
    Richard E Sackett, son, 3, b. Ramsgate
    Frederick C Sackett, son, 5 months, b. Ramsgate
    Agnes E Wales, serv., unm., [age blank], general serv., b. Broadstairs
    Alice R Harding, serv., unm., [age blank], nurse, b. St Mary's, Middlesex.
  7. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341235, PRO RG11/0989/4/2,
    86 Queen Street, House Decor Shop, Ramsgate, Kent
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 39, b. Ramsgate, house decorator employg 7 men 4 boys
    Mary E. Sackett, wife, 39, b. Middlesex
    George W. Sackett, son, 15, b. Ramsgate, assistant to head
    Henry W. Sackett, son, 14, b. Ramsgate, assistant to head
    Richard E. Sackett, son, 12, b. Ramsgate, scholar
    Frederick C. Sackett, son, 11, b. Ramsgate, scholar
    Florence M. Sackett, dau, 8, b. Ramsgate, scholar
    Ellen E. Sackett, dau, 6, b. Ramsgate, scholar
    Ernest A. Sackett, son, 3, b. Ramsgate
    Harriet Tulford, servt, 16, b. Barham, Kent, general servt domestic.
  8. Sheila Phythian's database, citing electoral rolls.
  9. "UK Outward Passenger Lists 1890–1960", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Alen A Sackett, carpenter, unaccompanied by spouse, dep. London, 21 Jul 1911, to Brisbane, Australia, steerage, ship Ophir, Orient Line."
    "Mr G W Sackett, painter, unaccompanied by spouse, dep. London, 21 Jul 1911, to Brisbane, Australia, steerage, ship Ophir, Orient Line."
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Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited22 November 2016