Edward Arthur Sackett

FatherRichard Sackett (1844-1885)
MotherSarah Bristow
Edward Arthur Sackett, coal stevedore, son of Richard Sackett and Sarah Bristow, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, in 18701,2 and baptized at St George's Church, Ramsgate, KentG, on 25 December 1870.3 He died aged 43 in Thanet, KentG, in 1914.4 He married at St John in Thanet, KentG, on 16 June 1895, Isabella Elizabeth Gibbs, daughter of Samuel Richard Gibbs.5,6 After Edward's death, Isabella married second at St Luke's Church, RamsgateG, on 23 February 1920 Alfred Peter Brown, son of William Brown.7,8,9
     In 1871 Edward was living at 7 Leopold Street, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his parents Richard and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Edward A Sackett, aged five months and born in Ramsgate.10
     In 1881 he was living at 12 Leopold Street, RamsgateG, in the household of his parents Richard and Sarah, and was recorded as Edward A Sackett, aged ten and born in Ramsgate.11
     In 1891 he was living at 7 Turner Street, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his mother Sarah and stepfather James Hunter, and was recorded as Edward A Sackett, a general labourer, unmarried, aged 20.12
     Edward served as a sapper in the Royal Engineers, enlisting at Gravesend, KentG, on 9 July 1896. He was discharged on 31 July 1907 after 11 years' service, some of it as a reservist.13
     In 1911 he was living at Ada Cottage, Farley Place, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Edward Arthur Sackett, a stevedore in the coal trade, aged 39. Living with him were his wife Isabella, 37, and their children, Amy, 15, Rose, 14, Edward, 9, Kitty, 4, and Olive, aged ten months. Also in the household were Edward's widowed sister Amy Wilkinson, 34, Isabella's unmarried brother Herbert, 31, and a niece, Olive Pierce, and her husband Frederick.14
(1911 census)

Children of Edward Arthur Sackett and Isabella Elizabeth Gibbs

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1870. Sackett, Edward Arthur. Mother: Bristow. Thanet. 2a:784."
  2. Census.
  3. Baptisms Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "25 December 1870 Edward Arthur s. Richard & Sarah Sackett, Leopold Street, waterman."
  4. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1914. Sackett, Edward A, 42. Thanet."
  5. Marriages Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "16 June 1895 Edward Arthur Sackett, 24, bachelor, labourer, of Dorset Pl., & Isabella Elizabeth Gibbs, 21, spinster, of Kidmans Row. Banns. Fathers: Richard Sackett, boatman, dec'd; Samuel Richard Gibbs, fruiterer. Witnesses: Edward Gibbs, Amy Annie Sackett."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1895. Sackett, Edward Arthur. Thanet."
  7. Marriages Register, St Luke, Ramsgate, "23 February 1920 Alfred Peter Brown, 43, bachelor, store keeper, of 10 Clements Road, s. William Brown, retired; & Isabella Elizabeth Sackett, 45, widow, of 10 Clements Road, d. Samuel Richard Gibbs, dec'd, fruiterer. Banns. [Both signed]. Witnesses: Kathleen Florence Jordan, Frederick Pierce."
  8. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1920. Sackett, Isabella E. Spouse: Brown. Thanet. 2a:1990."
  9. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1920. Brown, Alfred P. Spouse: Sackett. Thanet. 2a:1990."
  10. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/995/f96&96v
    7 Leopold St., Ramsgate, Kent
    Richard Sackett, head, married, 24, boatman on S[?], b. Ramsgate
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 23, b. Minster, Kent
    Walter Sackett, son, 5, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Francis [sic] S Sackett, dau, 2, b. Ramsgate
    Edward A Sackett, son, 5 months, b. Ramsgate.
  11. 1881 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, FHL 1341235, PRO RG11/0988/102/35
    12 Leopold St, Ramsgate, Kent
    Richard SACKETT, head, married, 36, b. Ramsgate, Kent, boatman
    Sarah SACKETT, wife, 36, b. Minster, Kent
    Walter R. SACKETT, son, unmarried, 16, b. Ramsgate
    Frances S. SACKETT, dau, 12, b. Ramsgate
    Edward A. SACKETT, son, 10, b. Ramsgate
    Amy A. SACKETT, dau, 5, b. Ramsgate
    Margaret U. SACKETT, dau, 2, b. Ramsgate.
  12. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/731/f15
    7 Turner St, Ramsgate, Kent
    James Hunter, head, married, 54, general lab, b. Ramsgate
    Sarah Hunter, wife, 45, b. Minster
    Frances Sarah Sackett, dau, unm, 23, b. Ramsgate
    Edward A Sackett, son, unm, 20, general lab, b. Ramsgate
    Amy A Sackett, dau, 15, b. Ramsgate
    Margaret M Sackett, dau, 12, b. Ramsgate
    Albina F Sackett, gdau, 4 months, b. Ramsgate.
  13. "British Army Service Records, 1760–1915", digital image, Findmypast.
  14. 1911 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Ada Cottage, Farley Place, Ramsgate, Kent
    9 rooms
    Edward Arthur Sackett, husband, 39, married, stevedore in coal trade, worker, b. Ramsgate
    Isabella Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 37, m. 16y, 6 ch, 5 living, b. Margate
    Amy Matilda Louisa Sackett, dau, 15, b. Ramsgate
    Rose Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 14, school, b. Ramsgate
    Edward Samuel Richard Sackett, son, 9, b. Ramsgate
    Kitty Ena May Sackett, dau, 4, b. Ramsgate
    Olive Mary Alexandra Sackett, dau, 10 months, b. Ramsgate
    Amy Annie Wilkinson, sister, 34, widow, ["m. 6y, no ch" struck through], b. Ramsgate
    Herbert William Gibbs, brother-in-law, 31, single, coal labourer, worker, b. Margate
    Olive Mercy Pierce, niece, 21, m. 2y, ["1 ch, none living" struck through], b. Ramsgate
    Frederick Pierce, nephew, 23, m. 2y, 1 ch, none living, naval stoker, H M Navy, worker, b. Margate.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited16 Nov 2016

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