Louisa Sackett

FatherWilliam Sackett (1847-1918)
MotherRachel Link (c 1843-1924)
Louisa Sackett, daughter of William Sackett and Rachel Link, was born in Canterbury, KentG, in 18691 and baptized at St Mildred Church, CanterburyG, on 13 January 1870.2 She died aged 89 in CanterburyG in 1959.3 She married at St Mildred, CanterburyG, on 1 March 1896, Herbert Simmons.4,5
     In 1871 Louisa was living at 4 Gas Row, Canterbury, KentG, in the household of her parents William and Rachel, and was recorded in the census as Louisa Sackett, aged two and born in Canterbury.6
     In 1881 she was living at 8 Artillery Street, Canterbury, KentG, in the household of her parents William and Rachel, and was recorded as Louisa Sackett, aged 11 and born in Canterbury.7
     In 1891 she was living at Red House, Barham, KentG, in the household of Harriet Yorke, a widow, and was recorded as Louisa Sackett, a parlourmaid, unmarried, aged 23 and born in Canterbury.8
     In 1911 she was living at 18 Meadow Cottages, Wincheap Grove, CanterburyG, in the household of her husband Herbert, 39, a beer bottler in a brewery, and was recorded as Louisa Simmons, aged 41 and born in Canterbury. Living with them were their children, Edith, 14, Ernest, 10, Ethel, 7, and Bertie, aged three.9

Children of Louisa Sackett and Herbert Simmons

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1869. Sackett, Louisa. Mother: Link. Canterbury. 2a:681."
  2. Baptisms Register, St Mildred, Canterbury, Kent, digital image, Findmypast, "13 Jan 1870 Louisa Sackett d. William & Rachel Sackett, of Gas Row, labourer."
  3. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837–1915", database, Ancestry.com, "Mar qtr 1959. Simmons, Louisa, 89. Canterbury. 5b:331."
  4. Marriages Register, St Mildred, Canterbury, Kent (Parish Register & Bishops' Transcript), "1 March 1896 Herbert Harding Simmons, 24, bachelor, groom, of 3 Ivy Place, York Road, & Louisa Sackett, 27, spinster. Fathers: Benjamin Simmons, gardener; William Sackett, engine driver. Witnesses: Ernest Sackett, Olive Sackett."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1896. Sackett, Louisa. Canterbury."
  6. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/?
    4 Gas Row, Canterbury, Kent
    William Sackett, head, married, 26, ag. lab., b. Deal, Kent
    Rachel Sackett, wife, 26, b. Chartham, Kent
    William Sackett, son, 7, scholar, b. Canterbury
    Mary Ann Sackett, dau, 4, b. Canterbury
    Louisa Sackett, dau, 2, b. Canterbury.
  7. 1881 England census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1341229, PRO RG11/0962/14/21
    8 Artillary St, Canterbury St Gregory, Kent
    William SACKETT, head, married, 40, b. Deal, Kent, labr at gas works
    Rachel SACKETT, wife, 40, b. Chartham, Kent
    William E. SACKETT, son, unmarried, 18, b. Canterbury, Kent, grocers porter
    Mary A. SACKETT, dau, 13, b. Canterbury
    Louisa SACKETT, dau, 11, b. Canterbury, scholar
    Olive SACKETT, dau, 9, b. Canterbury, scholar
    Ernest H. SACKETT, son, 6, b. Canterbury, scholar
    Percy SACKETT, son, 4, b. Canterbury, scholar
    Jessie SACKETT, dau, 2, b. Canterbury
    Bertie SACKETT, son, 1 month, b. Canterbury.
  8. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/?
    Red House, Barham, Kent
    Louisa Sackett, serv, unm., 23, parlourmaid, b. Canterbury, Kent
    [In the household of Harriet Yorke, widow, 64].
  9. 1911 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 4324, schedule 71
    18 Meadow Cottages, Wincheap Grove, Canterbury, Kent
    4 rooms
    Herbert Simmons, head, 39, married, beer bottler, brewery, worker, b. Broxbourne, Herts
    Louisa Simmons, wife, 41, m. 15y, 6 ch, 5 living, b. Canterbury
    Edith Simmons, dau, 14, b. Middlesex, Ponders End
    Ernest Simmons, son, 10, school, b. Middlesex, Ponders End
    Ethel Simmons, dau, 7, b. Canterbury
    Bertie Simmons, son, 3, b. Canterbury.
Sackett line8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited16 Nov 2016

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