Dorothy Emma "Dolly" Sackett

FatherWilliam James Sackett (1872-1940)
MotherCaroline "Carrie" Wolsey (1874-1956)
Dorothy Emma "Dolly" Sackett, daughter of William James Sackett and Caroline "Carrie" Wolsey, was born in Camberwell, LondonG, on 24 June 1910.1,2 She died aged 61 in Southend-on-Sea, EssexG, in 1972.3 She married in Lewisham, KentG, in 1940, Herbert F J Pitts.4,5
     In 1911 Dorothy was living at 130 Camberweill Road, CamberwellG, in the household of her parents William and Caroline, and was recorded in the census as Dorothy Emma Sackett, aged nine months and born in Camberwell.6
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Dorothy was living at 79 Camberwell Grove, Camberwell, LondonG. She was an optical lens fitter.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1910. Sackett, Dorothy Emma. Mother: Wolsey. Camberwell. 1d:777."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007", database,, "Jun qtr 1972. Pitts, Dorothy Emma, b. 24 Jun 1910. Southend on Sea. 4a:2435."
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1940. Sackett, Dorothy E. Spouse: Pitts. Lewisham. 1d:2601."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1940. Pitts, Herbert F J. Spouse: Sackett. Lewisham. 1d:2601."
  6. 1911 England census, digital image,, 130 Camberwell Rd, London SE
    3 rooms
    William James Sackett, head, 39, married, lamp attendant, Gas Company, worker, b. Camberwell
    Caroline Sackett, wife, 37, m. 11y, 2 ch, both living, b. Camberwell
    Phyllis Edith Sackett, dau, 4, b. Camberwell
    Dorothy Emma Sackett, dau, 9 months, b. Camberwell.
  7. "1939 Register", digital image, Findmypast, Sackett (Pitts) household, 79 Camberwell Grove, Camberwell, London: RG101/0085A/004/4, Dorothy E Sackett (later Pitts), b. 24 Jun 1910, single, optical lens worker fitter; RG101/0085A/004/5, Albert J Marson, b. 1903, married, asphalt spreader; RG101/0085A/004/6, Phyllis E Marson, b. 1906, married, unpaid domestic duties; & 2 closed records.
Sackett line9th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited4 Nov 2016

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