Thomas Sackett

FatherHenry Sackett (1871-1913)
MotherAnnie Kelly (1870-1938)
Thomas Sackett, son of Henry Sackett and Annie Kelly, was born in St Olave Bermondsey, LondonG, on 10 May 1906.1,2,3 He had a twin sister, Mary. He died aged 59 at Edgware General Hospital, Hendon, LondonG, on 25 February 1966.2,4,5 He married at St Olave BermondseyG in 1932, Grace Matilda Baston, daughter of Percy John Baston and Matilda E ___.6,7 Grace was born in HendonG on 30 January 19098,9,3 and died there aged 80 in August 1989.2,10
     In 1911 Thomas was living at 40 Janeway Street, BermondseyG, in the household of his parents Henry and Annie, and was recorded in the census as Tom Sackett, a schoolboy, aged five and born in Bermondsey.11
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Thomas and Grace were living at 88 Aspinall Road, Deptford, LondonG. Thomas was a clerical salesman and Grace a shirt machinist. Grace's father Percy was living next door.12
     Administration of Thomas's estate was granted on 25 March 1966 to his widow Grace. His estate was valued at £6,169.13

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1906. Sackett, Thomas. Mother: Kelly. St Olave Bermondsey. 1d:187."
  2. Emails from Rita Sackett to Chris Sackett, December 2004.
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Mar qtr 1966. Sackett, Thomas, 59. Hendon. 5c:322."
  5. Probate record.
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1932. Sackett, Thomas. Spouse: Baston. St Olave. 1d:309."
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1932. Baston, Grace M. Spouse: Sackett. St Olave. 1d:309."
  8. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1909. Baston, Grace Matilda. Hendon. 3a:342."
  9. Census.
  10. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006", database, Findmypast, "Aug 1989. Sackett, Grace Matilda, b. 30 Jan 1909. Hendon. 13:555:889."
  11. 1911 England census, digital image,, 40 Janeway Street, Bermondsey, London
    4 rooms
    Henry Sackett, head, 42, married, dock labourer, unloading cargo, b. Rotherhithe
    Annie Sackett, wife, 40, m. 21y, 9 ch, all living, sack mender, contractors, b. Bermondsey
    Henry Sackett, son, 20, single, occ: none, b. Rotherhithe
    Timothy Sackett, son, 17, sawyer, timber merchants, b. Rotherhithe
    Annie Sackett, dau, 15, tin worker, tin maker, b. Rotherhithe
    George Sackett, son, 11, school, b. Bermondsey
    Joseph Sackett, son, 9, school, b. Bermondsey
    John Sackett, son, 7, school, b. Bermondsey
    Tom Sackett, son, 5, school, b. Bermondsey, twin
    Mary Sackett, dau, 5, school, b. Bermondsey, twin
    Annie Legon, boarder, single, tin plate worker, b. Bermondsey
    Mary Legon, boarder, single, tin plate worker, b. Bermondsey.
  12. "1939 Register", digital image, Findmypast, Sackett household, 88 Aspinall Road, Deptford, London: Thomas Sackett, b. 10 May 1906, married, clerical salesman; Grace M Sackett, b. 31 Jan 1909, married, shirt machinist.
  13. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", digital image,, "Sackett Thomas of 36 Dorchester Way Kenton Middlesex died 25 February 1966 at Edgware General Hospital Hendon Middlesex Administration London 25 March to Grace Matilda Sackett widow. £6169."
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited6 Nov 2016

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