John Stephen Sackett
|Father||Thomas Sackett (1848-1923)|
|Mother||Harriet Maria (Simpson) Craycraft (1848-1923)|
In 1881 John was living at 6 Linfield Cottages, Faversham, KentG, and was recorded in the census as John S Sacket, a scholar aged 5 and born in Faversham, son of Thomas Sacket.6
In 1891 he was living at 14 Kingsnorth Road, FavershamG, and was recorded as John S Sackett, a grocer, aged 15 and born in Faversham, the son of Thomas Sackett.7
In 1901 he was living at 2 High Street, South Norwood, Croydon, SurreyG, in the household of John Roberts, manager of a grocers' stores, and his wife Louisa, and was recorded as John Sackett, a grocer's assistant, unmarried, aged 25 and born in Faversham.8
In 1911 he was living at 45 Buckingham Road, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as John S Sackett, a grocer, head of household, single, aged 35 and born in Ospringe, Faversham, Kent. He was living alone.9
In about 1902 John moved to Margate where he set up his own grocer's business at 45/47 Buckingham Road. Four years later he bought another grocer's business at 16 St John's Road, Margate. Business prospered and the £100 which he had borrowed against the purchase price of £200 was paid off in a few years. In 1912 he opened a third shop at 9 Cranbourne Place, Margate. Following the outbreak of war in 1914, the businesses suffered a reverse. In an attempt to rescue the situation, John disposed of the stock at Buckingham Road and sold the business at Cranbourne Place. With no end to the war in sight, trade was insufficient to sustain the remaining shop at St John's Road and, facing financial ruin, John was forced to cease trading in 1917. A statement of affairs in bankruptcy, published in November 1917, showed a deficiency of £1,318.10
Notes & Citations
- Letter from John Prescott, to Chris Sackett, dated 21 October 2002.
- GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1876. Sackett, John Stephen. Mother: Craycraft. Faversham. 2a:828."
- Baptisms Register, St Mary of Charity, Faversham, Kent, digital image, Findmypast, "31 Mar 1876 John Stephen Secket, son of Thomas & Harriett, Lynfield Cottages, labourer."
- GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1954. Sackett, John, 78. Thanet."
- Letter from John Prescott, to Chris Sackett, dated 21 October 2002 , 14 Aug 1954 John Stephen Sackett s. Thomas & Harriet, Hill House Hospital, Minster.
- 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341231, PRO RG11/0970/27/7
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.
- 1891 Census for England & Wales, 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.
- 1901 Census for England & Wales, 648/158
High Street, South Norwood
John Sackett, boarder, single, 25, grocer's assistant, worker, b. Faversham, Kent
In household of John T Roberts, 35, manager of grocers' stores, employer, & Louisa M Roberts, 32."
- 1911 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 45 Buckingham Road, Margate, Kent
John S Sackett, head, 35, single, grocer, employer, at home, b. Ospringe, Faversham, Kent.
- Isle of Thanet Gazette, (Kent), Margate Library, Kent, 24 November 1917.
|Sackett line||8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet|
|Charts||Line 3 (English)|
|Last Edited||13 Nov 2016|