Herbert Sackett

FatherWilliam Sackett (1847-1918)
MotherRachel Link (c 1843-1924)
Herbert Sackett, son of William Sackett and Rachel Link, was born in Blean, KentG, in 18811 and baptized at St Gregory, Canterbury, KentG, on 1 May 1881.2 He died aged 82 in CanterburyG in 1963.3 He married at St Nicholas, Thanington, KentG, on 29 November 1909, Mary Jane Ashby.4,5 Mary was born in 18796 and died aged 73 in Canterbury, KentG, in 1953.7
     In 1881 Herbert was living at 8 Artillery Street, Canterbury, KentG, in the household of his parents William and Rachel, and was recorded in the census as Bertie Sackett, aged one month and born in Canterbury.8
     In 1891 Herbert was living at 8 Artillery Street, Canterbury, KentG, in the household of his parents William and Rachel, and was recorded in the census as Bertie Sackett, a scholar, aged ten and born in Canterbury.9
     In 1901 he was living at 3 Ivy Place, CanterburyG, in the household of his parents William and Rachel, and was recorded as Herbert Sackett, an attendant in an asylum, single, aged 20.10
     Herbert served for twelve years as a private in the British Army in the 9th Lancers, enlisting at CanterburyG on 5 July 1901. He served again during the First World War as a Company Sergeant Major in the Royal Engineers, seeing active service in France from July 1915.11,12,13

Children of Herbert Sackett and Mary Jane Ashby

Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1881. Sackett, Bertie. Mother: Link. Blean."
  2. Baptisms Register, St Gregory, Canterbury, Kent, digital image, Findmypast, "1 May 1881 Herbert Sackett s. William & Rachel Sackett, of 8 Artillery St, St Gregory's, stoker, by William Brandreth, Vicar."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1963. Sackett, Herbert, 82. Canterbury. 5b:223."
  4. Marriages Register, Thanington, Kent, "29 November 1909 Herbert Sackett, 29, bachelor, labourer, of Wincheap Grove, & Mary Jane Ashby, 30, spinster, of Thanington. Both signed. Fathers: William Sackett, labourer; James Thomas Ashby, painter. Witnesses: John Henry Ashby, Alice Maud Ashby."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1909. Sackett, Herbert. Bridge. 2a:1808."
  6. Date of birth based on age at death.
  7. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1953. Sackett, Mary J, 73. Canterbury."
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. "British Army Service Records, 1760–1915", digital image, Findmypast.
  12. "Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards", database, Findmypast.
  13. "British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920", digital image, The National Archives, "Sackett, Herbert, Company Sergeant Major, Royal Engineers, service no. 53258, reverted to Acting Corporal for misconduct, Victory Medal, British Medal, 1915 Star, Theatre of War France entry 25 Jul 1915. WO372/17."
Last Edited25 June 2020

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