Thomas Alfred Sackett

FatherThomas Sackett (1848-1923)
MotherHarriet Maria (Simpson) Craycraft (1848-1923)
Thomas Alfred Sackett, a gas fitter of Faversham, Kent, son of Thomas Sackett and Harriet Maria (Simpson) Craycraft, was born in FavershamG on 31 December 18731,2,3 and baptized there on 6 March 1874.4 He died aged 71 at home at Hillcrest, The Cross, Eastry, KentG, on 29 March 19455,6,7 and was buried at FavershamG on 3 April 1945.5 He married at Ss Peter & Paul Church, Ospringe, KentG, on 10 June 1899, Eleanor Violet Bubb, daughter of George Bubb.8,9,10 Eleanor was born on 10 June 1879.5 She died aged 29 in Faversham, KentG, on 7 November 19085,11 and was buried there on 11 November 1908.5
     In 1881 Thomas was living at 6 Linfield Cottages, Faversham, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Thomas A Sacket, a scholar aged seven and born in Faversham, son of Thomas Sacket.12
     In 1891 he was living at 14 Kingsnorth Road, Faversham, KentG, and was recorded as Thomas A Sackett, a gas fitter's assistant (lock), aged 17 and born in Faversham, the son of Thomas Sackett.13
     In 1911 he was living at 2 Richmond Road, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Thomas Alfred Sackett, a grocer's assistant, head of household, a widower, aged 37 and born in Faversham.14
(1911 census)

     In 1921 he was living at 83 Askew Crescent, Hammersmith, LondonG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, an unemployed sheet metal worker, a widower, aged 47.15
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Thomas was living at The Cross, High Street, Eastry, KentG, with his daughter Nellie. He was a shopkeeper selling confectionery and tobacco.16
     Thomas left a will which was proved on 27 November 1945 by his granddaughter Marjorie Rose Eleanor Mott. His estate was valued at £2,095.17

Child of Thomas Alfred Sackett and Eleanor Violet Bubb

 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from John Prescott to Chris Sackett, 15 Oct 2002, Email gives date only.
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1874. Sackett, Thomas Alfred. Mother: Simpson. Faversham. 2a:769."
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. Letter from John Prescott, to Chris Sackett, dated 21 October 2002 , 6 Mar 1874 baptised Thomas Alfred s. Thomas & Harriet Seckett, Lindfield Cottages, labourer.
  5. Letter from John Prescott to Chris Sackett, 21 October 2002.
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Jun qtr 1945. Sackett, Thomas A, 71. Thanet."
  7. Probate record.
  8. Letter from John Prescott to Chris Sackett, 21 October 2002 , 10 Jun 1899 married Thomas Alfred Sackett & Eleanor Violet Bubb.
  9. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1899. Sackett, Thomas Alfred. Faversham."
  10. Marriages Register, Ss Peter & Paul, Ospringe, Kent, "10 June 1899, Thomas Alfred Sackett, 25, bachelor, gas fitter, of Ospringe, father: Thomas Sackett, gas fitter; and Eleanor Violet Bubb, 20, spinster, of Ospringe, father: George Bubb, labourer, dec'd. Banns. Witnesses: Walter R Hills, George D Bubb."
  11. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1908. Sackett, Eleanor Violet, 29. Faversham."
  12. 1881 England census, FHL 1341231, PRO RG11/0970/27/7
    Faversham, Kent
    6 Linfield Cottages
    Thomas SACKET, head, married, 32, b. Ramsgate, Kent, gas fitter
    Harriet M. SACKET, wife, 31, b. Ramsgate
    George E. SACKET, son, 8, b. Faversham, Kent, scholar
    Thomas A. SACKET, son, 7, b. Faversham, scholar
    John S. SACKET, son, 5, b. Faversham, scholar
    Elizabeth K. SACKET, dau, 3, b. Faversham
    Alma S. SACKET, dau, 1, b. Faversham.
  13. 1891 England census, 14 Kingsnorth Road, Faversham, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, head, married, 42, gas fitter (lock), b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Harriet Sackett, wife, 41, b. Ramsgate
    George E Sackett, son, unm., 18, apprent. blacksmith, b. Faversham, Kent
    Thomas A Sackett, son, unm., 17, gas fitter's assist. (lock), b. Faversham
    John S Sackett, son, 15, grocer, b. Faversham
    Elizabeth H Sackett, dau, 13, scholar, b. Faversham
    Alma Sackett, dau, 11, scholar, b. Faversham
    Harriet C Sackett, dau, 9, scholar, b. Faversham
    William J Sackett, son, 6, scholar, b. Faversham
    Kate M Sackett, dau, 4, scholar, b. Faversham
    Lily C Sackett, dau, 6m, b. Faversham.
  14. 1911 England census, 2 Richmond Rd, Ramsgate, Kent
    5 rooms
    Thomas Alfred Sackett, head, 37, widower, grocer's assistant, worker, b. Faversham, Kent.
  15. 1921 England census, 83 Askew Crescent, Hammersmith, London, Middlesex
    Thomas Sackett, head, 47y 5m, widowed, b. Faversham, Kent, sheet metal worker, last employer British Glass Industries, out of work.
  16. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, The Cross, High Street, Eastry R D, Kent: RG101/1819E/010/40, Thomas A Sackett, b. 31 Dec 1873, widowed, shopkeeper general confectioner tobac; Nellie E Mott, b. 25 Feb 1900, married, housekeeper.
  17. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "Sackett Thomas Alfred of Hillcrest The Cross Eastry Kent died 29 March 1945 Probate Llandudno 27 November to Marjorie Rose Eleanor Prescott (wife of Robert Kenneth Prescott). Effects £2095 6s. 11d."
  18. Email from John Prescott to Chris Sackett, 15 Oct 2002.
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited7 Nov 2022

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