Frank Francis Sackett

FatherHenry Sackett (1871-1913)
MotherAnnie Kelly (1870-1938)
Marriage1919, BromleyGEthel Eleanor Whitehead5,6,7
Frank Francis Sackett, son of Henry Sackett and Annie Kelly, was born in St Olave Southwark, LondonG, on 19 August 1897.1,2 He died aged 58 at 125 Bromley Common, Bromley, KentG, on 6 July 1956.3,4 He married in BromleyG in 1919, Ethel Eleanor Whitehead.5,6,7 Ethel was born in Dulwich, LondonG, on 20 December 1896.2,8
     In 1901 Frank was living at 5 Anthony Street, Bermondsey, LondonG, in the household of his parents Henry and Annie, and was recorded in the census as Frances [sic] Sackett, aged four and born in Rotherhithe [He was recorded incorrectly as a daughter].9
     Frank served in the Royal Navy during the First World War from 12 May 1916. He was demobilised on 4 February 1919.10
     In 1921 he was living at 7 Nelson Road, Bromley, KentG, and was recorded as Frank Francis Sackett, a builder's labourer, head of household, aged 23. His wife Ethel, 25, was living with him.11
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Frank and Ethel were living at 9 Hilda Vale, Orpington, KentG. He was a plumber's hot water fitter.12
     Administration of Frank's estate was granted on 6 September 1956 to his widow Ethel. His estate was valued at £2,405.13

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1897. Sackett, Francis. Mother: Kelly. St Olave. 1d:295."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1956. Sackett, Frank F, 58. Bromley."
  4. Probate record.
  5. Emails from Rita Sackett to Chris Sackett, December 2004.
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1919. Sackett, Frank P. Spouse: Whitehead. Bromley. 2a:1447."
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1919. Whitehead, Ethel E. Spouse: Sackett. Bromley. 2a:1447."
  8. Census.
  9. 1901 England census, 392/129v
    Bermondsey, London
    5 Anthony Street (3 rooms)
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 31, dock labourer, worker, b. Rotherhithe, London
    Annie Sackett, wife, 31, b. Bermondsey
    Henry Sackett, son, 10, b. Rotherhithe, London
    Timothy Sackett, son, 8, b. Rotherhithe
    Annie Sackett, dau, 6, b. Rotherhithe
    Frances Sackett, dau, 4, b. Rotherhithe.
  10. "UK, Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services, 1853–1928" (Ancestry image).
  11. 1921 England census, 7 Nelson Road, Bromley, Kent
    2 rooms
    Frank Francis Sackett, head, 23y 11m, married, b. Rotherhithe, London, builder's labourer, constructional, Gordon Hotels Ltd, Hotel Metropole, London
    Ethel Eleanor Sackett, wife, 25y 5m, married, b. Dulwich, London, at home.
  12. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 9 Hilda Vale, Orpington, Kent: RG101/1269B/021/21, Frank Sackett, b. 19 Aug 1897, married, plumbers hot water fitter, heavy worker; RG101/1269B/021/22, Ethel Sackett, b. 20 Dec 1896, married, unpaid domestic duties; Walter John Baldery, b. 1880, married, foreman plasterer; & 1 closed record.
  13. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "Sackett Frank Francis of 9 Hilda Vale-road Farnborough Kent died 6 July 1956 at 125 Bromley Common Bromley Kent Administration London 6 September to Ethel Eleanor Sackett widow. Effects £2405 0s. 1d."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited3 Nov 2022

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