Ian Frederick William Sackett

FatherCharles Harold Sackett (1906-1986)
MotherJeannie Gerrard Bell (1903-1989)
Ian Frederick William Sackett, son of Charles Harold Sackett and Jeannie Gerrard Bell, was born in Chester, CheshireG, in 1933.1 He died aged 50 in Kano, NigeriaG, on 17 April 1984.2,3 He married in Anglesey, WalesG, in 1959, Anne M Durkan, daughter of Joseph M Durkan and Lily E Clay.4 Anne was born in AngleseyG in 1937.5
     Ian left a will which was proved in Liverpool on 7 September 1984. His last address was 5 Abdulahi Bayero Wy, Kano, NigeriaG, and his estate was valued at £341,000.6

Children of Ian Frederick William Sackett and Anne M Durkan

Children who are or may be living are not shown.

Sackett — On April 17th, 1984, Ian Frederick William, suddenly at Kano, Nigeria, aged 50 years, dearly beloved husband of Anne and father of Michael and Alison, cherished son of Jean and Charles, 52 Boughton Hall Drive, Chester. Funeral service at Chester Crematorium on Friday, April 27th at 1.30 p.m.

The Chester Chronicle, Cheshire, England, 27 Apr 1984, p 17

Mr. I. F. Sackett
The funeral took place at Chester Crematorium on April 27, of Mr. Ian Frederick Sackett, of 52 Boughton Hall Drive, Chester, who died at Kano, Nigeria, on April 17. The service was conducted by the Rev. Noel W. Pyatt, of St. Paul's Church, Chester.
     Mr. Sackett was 50. He leaves his wife Anne, son Michael and daughter Alison. He enjoyed sport and played with the Chester Nomads, Boughton Hall Cricket Club, Vicars Cross Golf Club and Kano Golf Club, Nigeria. He was a Bank executive.
     Family mourners were: Mrs. Anne Sackett (wife), Mr. M. Sackett (son), Miss A. Sackett (daughter), Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sackett (father and mother), Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Stevens (brother-in-law and sister), Mrs. L. Durkan, Mr. Michael Durkan, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Durkan, Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Durkan, Mrs. J. Billing.
     Floral tributes were received from: Loving wife Anne with son Michael and daughter Alison; Mother and Father; Mrs. Lily Durkan, Jill and Martin and family; Meryl and Chris; John and Helena and family; Mirian Billing; Aunt Nell; Messrs. Mark and Rex Sackett and families; Hazel and Ron Fleet and family; Dr. and Mrs. J. Houston; Colin and Margaret and family.
     Molly, Andrew and Gordon; Captains and members of Vicars Cross G.C; Chester Nomads A.F.C; Mr. and Mrs. Beddoe and family; Mr. and Mrs. E. Berry and Margaret; Alistair and Roger Foulkes; Mina and Freddie Ketlle; Malcolm and Pat Smyth and family; Paul and Mary Rees and family; Jeremy Dodd; John Harrison; The Days; Arthur.
     Marie and Ray Thomson and family; Jean, Tony, Kerry, Nickey and Mark; Terry, Jan and family; Hugh, Ellie and Martin; Playford family in Canada; Management and staff of United Bank of Africa; Banque Nationale de Paris; Friends in Kano; Fellow golfers in Kano; John Harrison; Arthur, Gay, Mark, Gail, Guy; Mr. and Mrs. S.L. Shuman; Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Majeed; Tom and Josie Hamilton; Eve and John; Barbara and Barrie.
     Carol and Keith; Kathleen and Kenneth; Gokki, Denis and Frank; Colin and Jan Wilson; Kishli; The Mamas; Chris and Pete Brotherwood; Adil and Mona Karouni; Alan and Jackie Soppett; Clive and Linda Fitz-Gerald.
     Jean and Ken Ward; Margaret, Bill, Amena, Yasmin, Kareen, Hindy, Jamila; Geoffrey and Sheila; Mr. and Mrs. Brookes; Sam, Jean and Graham; Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Vose.
     Arrangements were by Messrs. George Pettit and Son, of Chester.

The Chester Chronicle, 4 May 1984, p 17

 Notes & Citations

  1. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index" (Ancestry image), "Dec qtr 1933. Sackett, Ian F W. Mother: Bell. Chester. 8a:435."
  2. Obituary.
  3. "UK, Burial and Cremation Index" (Ancestry transcript), "Cheshire, 27 Apr 1984, Ian Frederick William Sackett, d. 17 Apr 1984."
  4. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index" (Ancestry transcript), "Sep qtr 1959. Sackett, Ian F W. Spouse: Durkan. Anglesey West. 5a:75."
  5. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index", (Ancestry image), "Dec qtr 1937. Durkan, Anne M. Mother: Clay. Anglesey West. 11b:565."
  6. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "SACKETT, Ian Frederick William of 5 Abdulahi Bayero Wy Kano Nigeria died 17 April 1984 Probate Liverpool 7 September £341302."
Sackett line10th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited14 Aug 2023

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