Edward Walter Sackett

FatherWalter Richard Sackett (1866-1905)
MotherMary Ann Bligh (c 1865-)
Edward Walter Sackett, known as Walter, son of Walter Richard Sackett and Mary Ann Bligh, was born in Thanet, KentG, in 18881 and baptized at St Paul's Church, Ramsgate, KentG, on 27 June 1888.2 He died aged 53 in Thanet, KentG, in 1941.3 He married at St Luke's Church, Ramsgate, KentG, on 24 March 1919, Ada Porter, daughter of Thomas Francis Porter.4,5,6 His occupation at the date of marriage was sailor.
     In 1891 Edward was living at 10 Castle Road, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, in the household of his parents Walter and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Walter R Sackett, aged three and born in Ramsgate.7
     In 1901 he was living at 1 Salem Cottages, King Street, RamsgateG, in the household of his parents Walter and Mary, and was recorded as Edward W Sackett, aged 13 and born in Ramsgate.8
     Walter joined the East Kent Regiment, The Buffs, at RamsgateG on 29 September 1905. He served only six months of a six-year enlistment, being granted a free discharge to support a parent.9

Child of Edward Walter Sackett and Ada Porter

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Sep qtr 1888. Sackett, Edward Walter. Mother: Bligh. Thanet. 2a:892."
  2. Baptisms Register, St Paul, Ramsgate, "27 June 1888 Edward Walter s. Walter & Mary Ann Sackett, Myrtle Cottage, Turner St, labourer."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1941. Sackett, Walter E, 53. Thanet."
  4. Marriages Register, St Luke, Ramsgate, "24 March 1919 Edward Walter Sackett, 29, bachelor, sailor, of 7 Clements Road, s. Walter Sackett, dec'd, porter; & Ada Porter, 19, spinster, of 37 Central Road, d. Thomas Francis Porter, handyman. Banns. [Both signed]. Witnesses: Kate Florence Sackett, Herbert William Russell."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1919. Sackett, Edward W. Spouse: Porter. Thanet. 2a:2129."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1919. Porter, Ada. Spouse: Sackett. Thanet. 2a:2129."
  7. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/732/f109
    10 Castle Rd, St Lawrence, Kent
    Walter R Sackett, head, married, 25, general lab, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Mary A Sackett, wife, 23, b. Ramsgate
    Walter R Sackett, son, 3, b. Ramsgate
    Olivia M Sackett, dau, 1 month, b. Ramsgate.
  8. 1901 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 826/11
    1 Salem Cottages, King Street, Ramsgate (St Paul's), Kent
    (3 rooms)
    Walter R Sackett, head, married, 34, porter boat, worker, b. Ramsgate
    Mary A Sackett, wife, 35, b. Canterbury, Kent
    Edward W Sackett, son, 13, b. Ramsgate
    Olive M Sackett, dau, 11, b. Ramsgate
    Lizzie Sackett, dau, 8, b. Ramsgate
    Kate F Sackett, dau, 3, b. Ramsgate
    Maggie Sackett, dau, 7 months, b. Ramsgate.
  9. "British Army Service Records, 1760–1915", digital image, Findmypast.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited10 Nov 2016

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