Robert George Sackett

FatherJohn Fegen Sackett (1846-1886)
MotherSarah Johnson Taylor (c 1847-1908)
Robert George Sackett, son of John Fegen Sackett and Sarah Johnson Taylor, was born in Thanet, KentG, in 1876.1 He died there aged 42 in 1918.2 He married at St John in Thanet, KentG, on 26 April 1896, Emma Matilda Brown, daughter of Stephen Brown.3,4 Emma was born on 26 January 18755 and died aged 75 in ThanetG in 1951.6
     In 1881 Robert was living at Ada Cottage, Farley Place, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his parents John and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Robert G Sackett, aged five and born in Ramsgate.7
     In 1891 he was living at 8 Leopold Street, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of his widowed mother Sarah, and was recorded as George Sackett, a greengrocer's errand boy, aged 16, and born in Ramsgate.8
     In 1901 he was living at 28 Church Street, St John, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Robert Sackett, head of household, a bricklayer's general labourer, aged 27 and born in Ramsgate, Kent. The other members of his household were his wife Emma, a charwoman, aged 26 and born in Margate, and their sons, Albert, aged four, and Herbert, aged one.9
     In 1911 he was living at 26 Grange Road, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Robert George Sackett, a general labourer, head of household, aged 37 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Emma, 36, and their children, Albert, 14, Herbert, 11, Elsie, 8, Lily, 6, Leslie, 3, and Kathleen, aged one.10
(1911 census)

     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Robert's widow Emma was living at 221 Margate Road, RamsgateG, with her son Frederick.11

Children of Robert George Sackett and Emma Matilda Brown

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1876. Sackett, Robert George. Mother: Taylor. Thanet. 2a:894."
  2. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007", database,, "Jun qtr 1918. Sackett, Robert G, 44. Thanet. 2a:1253."
  3. Marriages Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "26 April 1896 Robert George Sackett, 22, ba, bricklayer's lab, of 19 Setterfield Rd (father John Feakins Sackett, tailor, dec'd) & Emma Matilda Brown, 21, sp, of 4 Hatfield Rd. (father Stephen Brown, Bricklayer's lab.). Banns. Witnesses: Thomas Impett, Rosina Phillpott Chamberland."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1896. Sackett, Robert George. Thanet."
  5. 1939 Register.
  6. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1951. Sackett, Emma M, 75. Thanet."
  7. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341235, PRO RG11/0988/100/31
    Ramsgate, Kent
    Ada Cott Farley Place
    John F. SACKETT, head, married, 34, b. Ramsgate, Kent, tailor
    Sarah J. SACKETT, wife, 34, b. Ramsgate
    John E. SACKETT, son, unmarried, 16, b. Ramsgate, tailor
    Sarah E. SACKETT, dau, 14, b. Ramsgate, tailor
    Ellen R. SACKETT, dau, 11, b. Ramsgate, tailor
    Robert G. SACKETT, son, 5, b. Ramsgate, tailor
    Judith J. SACKETT, dau, 2, b. Ramsgate, tailor
    Amelia B. SACKETT, dau, 2 months, b. Ramsgate, tailor
    Ebenezer IGGLESDEN, lodger, married, 67, b. Dover, Kent, gentleman, invalid.
  8. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/730/f127
    8 Leopold St, Ramsgate, Kent
    Sarah J Sackett, head, widow, 42, needle woman, b. Margate, Kent
    George Sackett, son, 16, errand boy greengrocer, b. Ramsgate
    Judith Sackett, dau, 12, b. Ramsgate.
  9. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 28 Church Street, St John, Margate
    Robert SACKETT, head, M, 27, bricklayer's general labourer, worker, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Emma SACKETT, wife, M, 26, charwoman, b. Margate
    Albert SACKETT, son, 4, b. Margate
    Herbert SACKETT, son, 1, b. Margate
  10. 1911 England census, digital image,, 26 Grange Road, Margate, Kent
    4 rooms
    Robert George Sackett, head, 37, married, general labourer, worker, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Emma Matilda Sackett, wife, 36, m. 15y, 8 ch, 6 living, needlewoman, at home, b. Margate
    Albert George Sackett, son, 14, greengrocer's errand boy, worker, b. Margate
    Herbert Leonard Sackett, son, 11, school, b. Margate
    Elsie Florence Sackett, dau, 8, school, b. Margate
    Lily Winifred Sackett, dau, 6, school, b. Margate
    Leslie John Sackett, son, 3, b. Margate
    Kathleen Ivy Sackett, dau, 1, b. Ramsgate.
  11. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Sackett household, 221 Margate Road, Ramsgate M B, Kent: RG101/1768A/011/35, Emma M Sackett, b. 26 Jan 1875, widowed, unpaid home duties; RG101/1768A/011/36, Frederick H Sackett, b. 12 Apr 1915, single, shop asst grocery & provision.
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Brian J Sackett.
Last Edited13 Nov 2016

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