John Richard Sackett

(1822-1905)
FatherSamuel Smith Sackett (c 1789-1829)
MotherMary Wood (before 1796-1854)
John Richard Sackett, son of Samuel Smith Sackett and Mary Wood, was born in Bethnal Green, MiddlesexG, on 26 November 18221 and baptized at St Dunstan & All Saints Church, StepneyG, on 13 April 1823.2 He died aged 82 at Holms Street, Hackney Road, Shoreditch, LondonG, on 21 September 1905.3,4 He married at St John the Baptist, ShoreditchG, on 16 April 1843, Catherine Hewitt.5,6 She was born in Marylebone, MiddlesexG, in about 1822.1 She died aged 74 in Shoreditch, LondonG, in 1896.7
     In 1841 John was living at Monyers? Street, St Leonard, Shoreditch, MiddlesexG, in the household of William Bird, an engineer, and his family, and was recorded in the census as John Richd Sackett, 20, b. Middlesex. Living with him was his mother Mary, 45, a dressmaker.8
     In 1851 he was living at 14 Ashford Street, Shoreditch, LondonG, and was recorded as John Sackett, head of household, a "clicker", aged 28 and born in London. The other members of his household were his wife Catherine, aged 29 and born in London, his daughters, Kate, 7, Lavinia, 5, Clara, 4, and his sons, Walter, 1, and William aged one month.9
     In 1861 he was living at 10 Herbert Street, Tower Hamlets, ShoreditchG, and was recorded as John Richard Sackett, head of household, a "clicker", aged 38 and born in Bethnal Green. The other members of his household were his wife Catherine, a bookfolder, aged 39 and born in Marylebone, and his children, Kate, 17, Clara, 14, Walter, 12, William, 10, Warwick, 8, Rose Juliet, 5, Florence, 3, and eleven-month-old Rowland.10
     In 1871 he was living at 9 & 10 Herbert Street, St Leonards, Shoreditch, MiddlesexG, and was recorded as John Sackett, a boot manufacturer, head of household, aged 48 and born in Shoreditch. Living with him were his wife Catherine (incorrectly listed as Caroline), 49, their children Clara, 24, Warner, 18, Rose, 16, Florence, 14, Rowland, 10, and Alice, 9, their son-in-law Edward Hillem, 31, and their grandchildren Edward W Hillem, 3, and Kate C Hillem, aged one.11
     In 1881 he was living at 21 & 23 Holms Street, LondonG, and was recorded as John Sackett, a shoe maker, head of household, married, aged 58 and born in Shoreditch. Living with him were his wife Kate, 59, and their unmarried children, Rosa, 26, Florence, 24, Roland, 20, and Alice, aged 19.12
     In 1891 he was living at 21 Holms St, Shoreditch, MiddlesexG, and was recorded as John Sackett, a shoe manufacturer (an employer), head of household, married, aged 67, and born in London. Living with him were his wife Catherine, aged 67, and born in London, and their unmarried children, Rose (36), Florence (34), and Roland (30.)13
     John was appointed administrator of the estate of his daughter Rose Juliet Sackett by letters of administration granted in London on 23 May 1894. Her estate was valued at £101.14
     In 1901 he was living at 21 Holmes Street, St Leonard's, Shoreditch, LondonG, and was recorded as John R Sackett, self-employed boot manufacturer, working at home, head of household, married, aged 78 and born at Mile End, London. Living with him were his son Roland, 40, daughter-in-law Rebecca, 32, and grandson Algernon, aged three months.15
     John left a will which was proved in LondonG on 20 October 1905 by his sons Walter and Roland. His estate was valued at £1,111.16

Children of John Richard Sackett and Catherine Hewitt

Sackett Family Association descendants
Hazel Easterbrook.
ChartsLine 7 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Date of birth based on age at death; place from 1861 census.
  2. Baptisms Register, St Dunstan and All Saints, Stepney, Middlesex (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "13 Apr 1823, John Richard Sackett, b. 26 Nov 1822, s. of Samuel & Mary Sackett, warehouseman."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1905. Sackett, John Richard, 82. Shoreditch."
  4. Probate record.
  5. Marriages Register, St John the Baptist, Shoreditch, Middlesex, "16 April 1843 John Richard Sackett, full age, bachelor, clicker, of Aske St., & Catharine Hewitt, full age, spinster, of Aske St. [Both signed.] Fathers: Samuel Smith Sackett, Commissioner? in the India House; William Hewitt (dec'd), undertaker. Banns. Witnesses: Samuel Hewitt, Lavinia Stratton."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1843. Sackett, John Richard. Shoreditch. 2:309."
  7. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1896. Sackett, Catherine, 74. Shoreditch."
  8. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Monyers? Street, St Leonard, Shoreditch, Middlesex
    William Bird, 40, engineer
    Susan Bird, 40
    John Bird, 13
    William Bird, 5
    Ann Bird, 2
    Charles Rowell, 35, lab
    James Sullivan, 10
    Mary Sackett, 45, dress m, b. Middlesex
    John Richd Sackett, 20, b. Middlesex
    Mary Shannon, 35, nurse
    Mary Ann Cash, 3
    HO107; Piece 707; Book: 5; Civil Parish: St Leonard Shoreditch; County: Middlesex; Enumeration District: 12; Folio: 45; Page: 12; Line: 2; GSU roll: 438817.
  9. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 14 Ashford St., St. Johns, Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex
    John Sackett, head, married, 28, clicker, b. London
    Catherine Sackett, wife, 29, b. London
    Kate Sackett, dau, 7, scholar, b. London, Shoreditch
    Lavinia Sackett, dau, 5, scholar, b. London, Shoreditch
    Clara Sackett, dau, 4, b. London, Shoreditch
    Walter Sackett, son, 1, b. London, Shoreditch
    William Sackett, son, 1m[?], b. London, Shoreditch
    HO107/1536/f.77.
  10. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/249f40v
    10 Herbert Street, Tower Hamlets, Shoreditch
    John Richard Sackett, head, married, 38, clicker, b. Bethnal Green
    Catherine Sackett, wife, 39, bookfolder, b. Marylebone
    Kate Sackett, dau, unm., 17, b. Shoreditch
    Clara Sackett, dau, 14, servant, b. Shoreditch
    Walter Sackett, son, 12, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    William Sackett, son, 10, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    Warwick Sackett, son, 8, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    Rose Juliet Sackett, dau, 5, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    Florence Sackett, dau, 3, b. Shoreditch
    Rowland Sackett, son, 11m, b. Shoreditch.
  11. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/470/f42v&43
    9 & 10 Herbert Street, St Leonards, Shoreditch
    John Sackett, head, married, 48, boot manufacturer, b. Shoreditch, Middlesex
    Caroline Sackett, wife, 49, b. Shoreditch
    Clara H Sackett, dau, married, 24, machinist, b. Shoreditch
    Warner A Sackett, son, unm., 18, clicker, b. Shoreditch
    Rose Sackett, dau, unm., 16, machinist, b. Shoreditch
    Florence Sackett, dau, 14, machinist, b. Shoreditch
    Rowland Sackett, son, 10, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    Alice Sackett, dau, 9, scholar, b. Shoreditch
    Edward Hillem, son-in-law, married, 31, clicker, b. Shoreditch
    Edward W Hillem, gson, 3, b. Shoreditch
    Kate C Hillem, gdau, 1, b. Shoreditch.
  12. 1881 England census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1341088, PRO RG11/0407/20/34
    21 & 23 Holms St, London, Middlesex
    John Sackett, head, married, 58, b. Shoreditch, Middlesex, shoe maker
    Kate Sackett, wife, 59, b. Shoreditch, shoe makers wife
    Rosa Sackett, dau, unmarried, 26, b. Shoreditch, shoe makers daur
    Florence Sackett, dau, unmarried, 24, b. Shoreditch, shoe makers daur
    Roland Sackett, son, unmarried, 20, b. Shoreditch, shoe makers son
    Alice Sackett, dau, unmarried, 19, b. Shoreditch, shoe makers daur.
  13. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/254/f110v
    21 Holms St, Shoreditch, Middlesex
    John Sackett, head, married, 67, shoe mnfr (empr), b. London
    Catherine Sackett, wife, 67, b. London
    Rose Sackett, dau, unm, 36, b. London
    Florence Sackett, dau, unm, 34, b. London
    Roland Sackett, son, unm, 30, traveller (empd), b. London
    [Next door at 23 Holms St was an unoccupied boot factory.].
  14. Letters of administration of the estate of Rose Juliet Sackett of Hackney Road, Middlesex, granted at London, 23 May 1894 (Somerset House Indexes).
  15. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG13, piece 280, folio 101, p. 55
    21 Holmes St, St Leonard's, Shoreditch, London
    John R Sackett, head, married, 78, boot manufacturer, employer working at home, b. London, Mile End
    Roland S Sackett, son, married, 40, boot manufacturer, employer working at home, b. London, Shoreditch
    Rebecca Sackett, dau-in-law, 32, b. London, Stepney
    Algernon P Sackett, grandson, 3mo, b. London, Shoreditch.
  16. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett John Richard of 21 and 23 Holms-street Hackney-road Middlesex died 21 September 1905 Probate London 20 October to Walter John Samuel Sackett and Roland Algernon Sackett boot-manufacturers. Effects £1111 12s. 10d."
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