Edward Walter Sackett

(1888-1941)
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
     In 1921 he was living at 4 Forge Cottages, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, and was recorded as Walter Sackett, an unemployed fisherman, head of household, aged 34. His wife Ada, 20, and her daughter (and Walter's adopted daughter) Hettie Sackett [Georgina], aged two, were living with him.10

Child of Edward Walter Sackett and Ada Porter

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "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. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "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. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1919. Sackett, Edward W. Spouse: Porter. Thanet. 2a:2129."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1919. Porter, Ada. Spouse: Sackett. Thanet. 2a:2129."
  7. 1891 England census
    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
    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" (Findmypast image).
  10. 1921 England census
    4 Forge Cottages, St. Lawrence, St Lawrence Intra, Kent
    Walter Sackett, head, 34y, married, b. Ramsgate, St Luke's, fisherman, out of work
    Ada Sackett, wife, 20y 5m, married, b. St Paul's, home duties
    Hettie Sackett, step-daughter, 2y 10m, both parents alive, b. St Lawrence.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Generation.TreeR.3
Last Edited19 Nov 2022
 

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