Geoffrey Frank Sackett

FatherFrank William Sackett (1894-1940)
MotherLydia Ellen Hawkes (1890-1974)
Geoffrey Frank Sackett (1922–2000) on his 70th birthday, with (back) daughter Desire, son Frank, daughter Wendy, and (front) daughters Valerie, Janet, and Susan
Geoffrey Frank Sackett, son of Frank William Sackett and Lydia Ellen Hawkes, was born in Maidstone, KentG, on 16 February 1922.1,2 He died aged 78 in Maidstone, KentG, on 29 May 2000.2,3 He married first in Malling, KentG, in 1940, Lily May Elcombe, daughter of William Elcombe and May M Homewood.4,5 Lily was born in MallingG on 29 April 1923.6,7 She died aged 48 in MaidstoneG on 8 June 1971.2,8 He married second in Maidstone, KentG, in 1974, Kathleen D Crundwell.9
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Geoffrey was living at Styles Cottage, Maidstone, KentG, with his parents, Frank and Lydia. He was a lorry driver's mate.10 Lily was living at Snoll Hatch, Malling, KentG, with her parents, William and May. She was a domestic servant.11
Sackett line10th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Sackett Family Association descendants
Susan Wood, Wendy Heath, Janet Tutt, Tracey Jane King and Martha Knott.

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1922. Sackett, Geoffrey F (mother's maiden name: Hawkes). Maidstone."
  2. Email from Susan Wood to Chris Sackett, 1 December 2007.
  3. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006", database, Findmypast, "May 2000. Sackett, Geoffrey Frank, b. 16 Feb 1922. Maidstone. 5691B:B73C:066:500."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1940. Sackett, Geoffrey F. Spouse: Elcombe. Malling. 2a:3332."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1940. Elcombe, Lily M. Spouse: Sackett. Malling. 2a:3332."
  6. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Jun qtr 1923. Elcombe, Lily M. Mother: Homewood. Malling. 2a:1470."
  7. 1939 Register.
  8. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006", database, Findmypast, "Jun qtr 1971. Sackett, Lily May, b. 29 Apr 1923. Maidstone. 5F:1290."
  9. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index", database,, "Sep qtr 1974. Sackett, Geoffrey F. Spouse: Crundwell. Maidstone. 16:1402."
    "Sep qtr 1974. Crundwell, Kathleen D. Spouse: Sackett. Maidstone. 16:1402."
  10. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Sackett household, Styles Cottage, Maidstone R D, Kent: RG101/1828E/019/20, Frank W Sackett, b. 12 Dec 1894, married, general labourer manufacturer; RG101/1828E/019/21, Lydia E Sackett, b. 4 Aug 1892, married, unpaid domestic duties; Geoffrey F Sackett, b. 16 Feb 1922, single, lorry driver's mate; & 1 closed record.
  11. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Elcombe household, Snoll Hatch, Malling R D, Kent: William Elcombe, b. 1893, married, farm labourer; May M Elcombe, b. 1890, married, unpaid domestic duties; Donald W Elcombe, b. 1920, single, general labourer; Lily May Elcombe (later Sackett), b. 29 Apr 1923, domestic servant; John A Elcombe, b. 1936, under school age; Frederick Homewood, b. 1893, incapacitated.
Last Edited24 Jan 2019

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