Ethel Sackett

FatherWilliam Neame Sackett (1870-1959)
MotherAlice Susan Smith (1868-1942)
Ethel Sackett, daughter of William Neame Sackett and Alice Susan Smith, was born in Gosport, HampshireG, in 1897.1,2 She married in Portsmouth, HampshireG, in 1920, Charles F J Holmes.3,4
     In 1901 Ethel was living at 3 Sussex Place, Alverstoke, HampshireG, and was recorded in the census as Ethel Sackett, aged three and born in Gosport. Ethel and her sister Alice were listed with their mother Alice S Sackett. A record for their father William has not been found and it would seem likely that he was away at sea at the date of the census.5
     In 1911 she was living at 24 Victoria Street, Forton, Gosport, HampshireG, in the household of her parents William and Alice, and was recorded as Ethel Sackett, a schoolgirl, aged 13 and born in Gosport.6

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1897. Sackett, Ethel. Mother: Smith. Alverstoke. 2b:547."
  2. Census.
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1920. Sackett, Ethel. Spouse: Holmes. Portsmouth. 2b:1239."
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1920. Holmes, Charles F J. Spouse: Sackett. Portsmouth. 2b:1239."
  5. 1901 Census for England & Wales, Alverstoke, Hampshire
    3 Sussex Place, Alverstoke (St John the Evangelist)
    Alice S SACKETT, wife, 32, b. Gosport, Hampshire
    Ethel SACKETT, dau, 3, b. Gosport
    Alice E SACKETT, dau, 1, b. Gosport.
  6. 1911 England census, digital image,, 24 Victoria Street, Forton, Gosport, Hampshire
    6 rooms
    William Neame Sackett, head, 40, married, officers' steward, Royal Navy, b. Kent, Worth
    Alice Susan Sackett, wife, 42, m. 14y, 4 ch, all living, b. Gosport
    Ethel Sackett, dau, 13, school, b. Gosport
    Alice Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 11, school, b. Gosport
    William George Sackett, son, 9, b. Gosport
    Margery Rose Sackett, dau, 8, b. Dorset, Portland
    George Smith, bro-in-law, 34, single, skilled labourer, naval ordnance, b. Gosport.
Sackett line9th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited8 Nov 2016

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