Albert George Sackett

FatherRobert George Sackett (1876-1918)
MotherEmma Matilda Brown (1875-1951)
Albert George Sackett, son of Robert George Sackett and Emma Matilda Brown, was born in Margate, KentG, on 15 September 18961,2,3 and baptized at St John in ThanetG on 29 September 1897.2 He died aged 74 in Bridge, KentG, in 1971.4 He married in about 1928, Helen May Hart, daughter of ___ Hart and ___ Scamp. Helen was born in Canterbury, KentG, on 29 December 19025 and died aged 72 in Thanet, KentG, in 1975.6
     In 1901 Albert was living at 28 Church Street, St John, Margate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Albert Sackett, aged 4 and born in Margate, the son of Robert Sackett.7
     In 1911 he was living at 26 Grange Road, MargateG, in the household of his parents Robert and Emma, and was recorded as Albert George Sackett, a greengrocer's errand boy, aged 14 and born in Margate.8
     Albert served in the British Army during the First World War in the East Kent Regiment. He was awarded the British and Victory medals, having seen active service overseas.9,10

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1896. Sackett, Albert George. Mother: Brown. Thanet. 2a:946."
  2. Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent, "29 September 1897 Albert George s. Robert George & Emma Matilda Sackett, b. 15 September 1896, 28 Church St, St Barnabas, gen. lab."
  3. 1901 Census for England & Wales.
  4. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006", database, Findmypast, "Jun qtr 1971. Sackett, Albert George, b. 15 Sep 1896. Bridge. 5F:200."
  5. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1903. Hart, Helen May. Mother: Scamp. Canterbury. 2a:934."
  6. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006", database, Findmypast, "Jun qtr 1975. Sackett, Helen May, b. 29 Dec 1902. Thanet. 16:2046."
  7. 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
  8. 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.
  9. "Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards", database, Findmypast.
  10. "British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920", digital image, The National Archives, "Sackett, A G, Private, East Kent Regiment, service no. 200764, Victory Medal, British Medal. WO372/17."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited25 Jun 2020

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