Edward Walter Sackett
|Father||Walter Richard Sackett (1866-1905)|
|Mother||Mary Ann Bligh (c 1865-)|
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
- Georgina Francis Porter Sackett b. 1918
Notes & Citations
- General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1888. Sackett, Edward Walter. Mother: Bligh. Thanet. 2a:892."
- Baptisms Register, St Paul, Ramsgate, "27 June 1888 Edward Walter s. Walter & Mary Ann Sackett, Myrtle Cottage, Turner St, labourer."
- General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1941. Sackett, Walter E, 53. Thanet."
- 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."
- General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1919. Sackett, Edward W. Spouse: Porter. Thanet. 2a:2129."
- General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1919. Porter, Ada. Spouse: Sackett. Thanet. 2a:2129."
- 1891 England census
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.
- 1901 England census
1 Salem Cottages, King Street, Ramsgate (St Paul's), Kent
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.
- "British Army Service Records, 1760–1915" (Findmypast image).
- 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 in||Sacketts in the Military|
|Sackett line||9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet|
|Last Edited||19 Nov 2022|