Nellie Maud Sackett

FatherVincent Andrew Sackett (1868-1932)
MotherFlorence Annie Bull (c 1868-1910)
Birth1900, Acol, KentG,1,2,3
Baptism1915, Ramsgate, KentG,4
Death1990, Wandsworth, LondonG,5,6
Marriage1926, Kensington, LondonGErling Graarud7,8,9
Marriage1948, Westminster, LondonGRustat Alan Edward Blake10
Marriage1959, Thanet, KentGAlbert Percy Gehlcken11
Nellie Maud Sackett, daughter of Vincent Andrew Sackett and Florence Annie Bull, was born in Acol, KentG, on 17 December 1900.1,2,3 She was baptized at Holy Trinity Church, Ramsgate, KentG, on 2 January 1915.4 She died aged 89 in Wandsworth, LondonG, on 25 May 1990.5,6 She married first at St Cuthbert, Kensington, LondonG, on 1 June 1926, Erling Graarud, son of Sigvard Anton Hansen Graarud and Hilda Marie Nilsen.7,8,9 Erling was born in Kristiania (Oslo), NorwayG, on 10 June 1901.12 She married second at Westminster, LondonG, in 1948, Rustat Alan Edward Blake, son of Frederick Blake and Jane Annie ___.10 Rustat was born in Alverstoke, HampshireG, in 1894.13,14,2 He served in the Second World War as a Captain in the Royal Corps of Signals.15 He died aged 54 at 20 Devonshire Place, London, on 9 August 194816,17,18 and was buried at St Mary Churchyard, Warsash, HampshireG.13 Administration of his will was granted to his widow Nellie on 11 March 1949. His estate was valued at £40,908.19 She married third in Thanet, KentG, in 1959, Albert Percy Gehlcken, son of Henry Gehlcken and Angeline ___.11 Albert was born on 22 August 1880.20,3 He was baptized as an adult at St Matthew, Upper Clapton, LondonG, on 20 April 1901.21 He died aged 95 in BirchingtonG on 30 June 1976.22,6 His will was proved on 3 September 1976. His estate was valued at £103,752. At the time of his death, Albert was of Sackett House, Gainsboro' Road, Birchington.23
     In 1901 Nellie was living at Woodchurch Farm House, Acol, KentG, in the household of her parents Vincent and Florence, and was recorded in the census as Nellie Sackett, aged four [weeks] and born in Acol.24
     In 1911 she was living at Woodchurch Farm House, Westgate, AcolG, in the household of her widowed father Vincent, and was recorded as Nellie Sackett, a student, aged ten and born at Woodchurch.25
     In 1921 she was living at 6 Wootton Gardens, Bournemouth, HampshireG, and was recorded as Nellie Maud Sackett, aged 20, a visitor at a boarding house.26
     Nellie and Albert Gehlcken visited Madeira in 1960, arriving back in Southampton on 8 July 1960 on the Athlone Castle.27
     In 1961 Albert was listed in the Phone Book living at Comerin, Cliff Road, Birchington. Nellie was listed at Sackett House, Gainsborough Road, Birchington.28
     Nellie left a will which was proved in London on 1 August 1990. Her estate was valued at £14,892.29
Rustat Alan Edward Blake (1894–1948), St Mary Churchyard, Warsash, Hampshire
(Src: Find A Grave, Adrienne)

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1901. Sackett, Nellie Maud. Mother: Bull. Thanet. 2a:966."
  2. Census.
  3. Death record.
  4. Baptisms Register, Holy Trinity, Ramsgate, Kent, "2 January 1915 Nellie Maud d. Vincent Andrew & Florence Annie Sackett, 29 Approach Road, farmer."
  5. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "May 1990. Gehlcken, Nellie Maud, b. 17 Dec 1900. Wandsworth. 15:957."
  6. Probate of will.
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1926. Sackett, Nellie M. Spouse: Graarud. Kensington. 1a:253."
  8. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1926. Graarud, Erling. Spouse: Sackett. Kensington. 1a:253."
  9. Register of Marriages, St Cuthbert, Kensington, London (Ancestry image), "1 Jun 1926, Erling Graarud, 29, bachelor, shipping manager, 173 Cromwell Road, father Sigvard Graarud, stores director; to Nellie Maud Sackett, 25, spinster, 20 Nevern Square, father Vincent Andrew Sackett, independent. Licence. Witnesses: A St J Austin, ? D Nottey."
  10. Website England & Wales Marriage Index, 1916–2005 (GRO Civil Registration Index) (, "Sep qtr 1948. Sackett, Nellie M. Spouse: Blake. Westminster. 5c:1094."
    "Sep qtr 1948. Graarud, Nellie M. Spouse: Blake. Westminster. 5c:1094."
    "Sep qtr 1948. Blake, Rustat A E. Spouse: Graarud or Sackett. Westminster. 5c:1094."
  11. Website England & Wales Marriage Index, 1916–2005 (GRO Civil Registration Index), "Mar qtr 1959. Blake, Nellie M. Spouse: Gehlcken. Thanet. 5b:1872."
    "Mar qtr 1959. Gehlcken, Albert P. Spouse: Blake. Thanet. 5b:1872."
  12. 1910 Norway census.
  13. Find a Grave.
  14. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index" (Ancestry image), "Sep qtr 1894. Blake, Rustat Alan E. Alverstoke. 2b:548."
  15. "UK, British Army Records and Lists, 1882-1962" (Ancestry transcript), "R A E Blake, Royal Corps of Signals, Capt, 1945."
  16. Administration of will.
  17. Gravestone.
  18. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007", "Sep qtr 1948. Blake, Rustat A E, 54. Marylebone. 5d:245."
  19. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "BLAKE Rustat Alan Edward of Long Meadow Brook-lane Warsash Hampshire died 9 August 1948 at 20 Devonshire-place London W.1 Administration (with Will) London 11 March [1949] to Nellie Blake widow. Effects £40908 5s. 2d."
  20. Passenger list.
  21. "London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813–1920" (Ancestry image), St Matthew, Upper Clapton, London, "20 Apr 1901, adult baptism, Albert Percy Gehlcken, father Henry, mother Angelina, 158 Osbaloeston? Road, rope merchant."
  22. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007", "Sep qtr 1976. Gehlcken, Albert Percy, b. 22 Aug 1880. Thanet. 16:1483."
  23. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", (Ancestry image), "GEHLCKEN, Albert Percy of Sackett House Gainsboro' Rd Birchington-on-Sea Kent died 30 Jun 1976 Probate London 3 September £103752 760116034V."
  24. 1901 England census, 819/118
    Acol, Kent
    Woodchurch Farm House
    Vincent Sackett, head, married, 33, farmer, employer, b. St Lawrence, Kent
    Florence Sackett, wife, 32, b. Hornsey
    Hilda Sackett, dau, 7, b. Margate, Thanet, Kent
    Gladys Sackett, dau, 4, b. Ramsgate, Thanet
    Arthur Sackett, son, 1, b. Acol, Thanet
    Nellie Sackett, dau, 4, b. Acol
    Mary Halliday, serv, single, 17, servant domestic, b. Ramsgate, Kent.
  25. 1911 England census, RG14, piece 4481, schedule 78
    Woodchurch Farm House, Westgate, Acol, Kent
    11 rooms
    Vincent Sackett, head, 43, widower, farmer, employer, b. Kent, Northwood
    Hilda Sackett, dau, 17, single, student, b. Kent, Margate
    Gladys Sackett, dau, 14, student, b. Kent, Chilton
    Nellie Sackett, dau, 10, student, b. Kent, Woodchurch
    Bessie W?adson, servant, 25, single, housekeeper (domestic), b. Kent, Maidstone.
  26. 1921 England census, 6 Wootton Gardens, Bournemouth, Hampshire
    Nellie Maud Sackett, visitor, 20y 6m, single, b. Woodchurch Farm, Westgate on Sea, Kent, employment own account
    [In a boarding house with a number of visitors].
  27. "UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878–1960" (Ancestry image), "Albert Percy Gehlcken, b. 19 Aug 1880, retired; Nellie Maud Gehlcken, b. 17 Dec 1900, housewife; both of Comorin, Cliff Rd, Birchington, UK citizens, res. England; arr. Southampton, 8 Jul 1960, from Madeira, HMMV Athlone Castle."
  28. "British Phone Books, 1880-1984" (Ancestry image), "Gehlcken A.P, Comorin Cliff rd Birchington." "Gehlcken Mrs. Nellie M, Sackett ho Gainsborough rd Birchington."
  29. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", (Ancestry image), "GEHICKEN, Nellie Maud of Meadbank 12 Parkgate Rd London SW11 died 25 May 1990 Probate London 1 August £14892 9051123945P."
Sackett line8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
1st cousin 8 times removed of Simon Sackett the colonist
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
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Last Edited6 Nov 2022

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