Percy Ernest Sackett

(1877-1910)
FatherWilliam Sackett (1847-1918)
MotherRachel Link (c 1843-1924)
Percy Ernest Sackett, son of William Sackett and Rachel Link, was born in Canterbury, KentG, in 18771 and baptized at St Mildred Church, CanterburyG, on 7 January 1877.2 He died aged 33 in CanterburyG in 1910.3 He married at St Mildred Church, Canterbury, KentG, on 20 December 1903, Rose (Hoare) Harlow, daughter of Jessie Hoare.4,5 Rose was born in Chartham, KentG, in about 1878.6 She was the widow of Alfred Harlow who she had married in Elham, Kent, in 1900, and who had died there aged 25 in 1902.7,8,9 She married third in Bridge, KentG, in 1913, Ernest Smith.10,11
     In 1881 Percy was living at 8 Artillery Street, Canterbury, KentG, in the household of his parents William and Rachel, and was recorded in the census as Percy Sackett, aged four and born in Canterbury.12
     In 1891 Percy was living at 8 Artillery Street, Canterbury, KentG, in the household of his parents William and Rachel, and was recorded in the census as Percy Sackett, a confectioner's assistant, aged 14 and born in Canterbury.13
     Percy served in the British Army, enlisting for six years in the East Kent Regiment "The Buffs" at CanterburyG on 15 November 1894. He bought an early discharge for £18 on 5 November 1897.14
     In 1901 he was living at 3 Ivy Place, CanterburyG, in the household of his parents William and Rachel, and was recorded as Percy Sackett, bricklayers' labourer, single, aged 24.15
     In 1911 Percy's widow Rose was living at 3 New Ruttington Lane, Canterbury, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Rose Sackett, widow, charwoman, aged 33 and born in Chartham, Kent. Living with her were her children, Rose Louisa, 10, Percy, 7, Ivy, 3, and Robert, aged two. The family were boarding in the household of Charlotte Williams, a fish hawker.16,17

Children of Percy Ernest Sackett and Rose (Hoare) Harlow

Sackett Family Association descendants
Nigel "Ollie" Sackett and Gary & Sandy Alger.
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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1877. Sackett, Percy. Mother: Link. Canterbury. 2a:788."
  2. Baptisms Register, St Mildred, Canterbury, Kent (Parish Register & Bishops' Transcript), "7 January 1877 Percy s. William & Rachel Sackett, 4 Gas Row, lab."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1910. Sackett, Percy, 33. Canterbury."
  4. Marriages Register, St Mildred, Canterbury, Kent (Parish Register & Bishops' Transcript), "20 December 1903 Percy Sackett, 25, bachelor, gas man, of 3 Ivy Place, & Rose Harlow, 26, widow, of 16 Meadow Cottages. Fathers: William Sackett, gas man; Jessie Hoare, lab. Witnesses: Louisa Simmons, Geo Simmons."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1903. Sackett, Percy. Canterbury. 2a:1912."
  6. Census.
  7. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Dec qtr 1900. Hoare, Rose. Elham. 2a:2259."
  8. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Dec qtr 1900. Harlow, Alfred. Elham. 2a:2259."
  9. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Jun qtr 1902. Harlow, Alfred, 25. Elham. 2a:678."
  10. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1913. Sackett, Rose. Spouse: Smith. Bridge. 2a:2145."
  11. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1913. Smith, Ernest. Spouse: Backett {ITAL:]sic]. Bridge. 2a:2145."
  12. 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.
  13. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/?
    8 Artillery Street, Canterbury, Kent
    William Sackett, head, married, 47, engine driver at gas works, b. Deal
    Rachel Sackett, wife, 48, b. Chartham
    William E Sackett, son, unm., 28, grocer's assistant, b. Canterbury
    Olive Sackett, dau, unm., 19, housemaid domestic, b. Canterbury
    Ernest H Sackett, son, 16, gas works lab., b. Canterbury
    Percy Sackett, son, 14, confectioner's assistant, b. Canterbury
    Jessie Sackett, dau, 12, scholar, b. Canterbury
    Bertie Sackett, son, 10, scholar, b. Canterbury.
  14. "British Army Service Records, 1760–1915", digital image, Findmypast.
  15. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 792/160
    3 Ivy Place, Canterbury, Kent
    William Sackett, head, married, 56, engine driver gas works, worker, b. Chartham, Kent
    Rachel Sackett, wife, 58, b. Chartham
    Percy Sackett, son, single, 24, bricklayers' labourer, worker, b. Canterbury
    Herbert Sackett, son, single, 20, attendant asylum, worker, b. Canterbury
    George Sackett, [relationship not given], 7, b. Canterbury.
  16. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 4335, schedule 91
    3 New Ruttington Lane, Canterbury, Kent
    4 rooms
    Charlotte Williams, head, 44, ["widow" struck through] married, ["m. 14y, no ch." struck through], hawker ["fish" added], own acct, b. Sussex, Peasmarsh
    Rose Sackett, boarder, 33, widow, ["m. 11y, 5 ch, 4 living" struck through], charwoman, worker, b. Kent, Chartham
    Rose Louisa Sackett, ["daughter" struck through] boarder, 10, school, b. Kent, Folkestone
    Percy Ernest Sackett, ["son" struck through] boarder, 7, school, b. Kent, Canterbury
    Ivy Florence Sackett, ["daughter" struck through] boarder, 3, school, b. Kent, Canterbury
    Robert William Sackett, ["son" struck through] boarder, 2, b. Kent, Canterbury.
  17. Rose Louisa "Sackett" was the daughter of Rose's first marriage, to Alfred Harlow.
Generation.TreeQ.3
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited13 November 2016