Grace May Sackett

FatherFrederick Charles Sackett (1870-1964)
MotherJessie Gray Cousland (1869-1951)
Grace May Sackett, daughter of Frederick Charles Sackett and Jessie Gray Cousland, was born in Faversham, KentG, on 9 November 1908.1,2 She died aged about 85 in Yeovil, SomersetG, in November 1993.3 She was unmarried.
     In 1911 Grace was living at Hillside, Wingham, KentG, in the household of her parents Frederick and Jessie, and was recorded in the census as Grace May Sackett, aged two and born in Faversham.4
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Grace was living at The Manor (Boys Preparatory School), North Perrott, Yeovil, SomersetG, where she was the school secretary.5
     Grace proved her mother Jessie's will on 6 February 1951. Her estate was valued at £180.6

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1908. Sackett, Grace May. Mother: Cousland. Faversham. 2a:929."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006", database, Findmypast, "Nov 1993. Sackett, Grace May, b. 9 Nov 1908. Yeovil. 7262:21B:078:1193."
  4. 1911 England census, digital image,, RG14, piece 4557, schedule 189
    Hillside, Wingham, Kent
    7 rooms
    Frederick Charles Sackett, head, 41, married, evangelist, undenominational, own account, b. Broadstairs, Kent
    Jessie Gray Sackett, wife, 41, m. 16y, 3 ch, all living, b. Denny, Scotland
    Wallace Render Sackett, son, 15, draper's assistant, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Elsie Sackett, dau, 12, b. Southborough, Kent
    Grace May Sackett, dau, 2, b. Faversham, Kent.
  5. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, The Manor, North Perrott, (now occupied by Boys Preparatory School), Yeovil R D, Somerset: Grace M Sackett, b. 9 Nov 1908, single, secretary (school).
  6. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", digital image,, "Sackett Jessie Gray of Hermon Polesteeple Hill Biggin Hill Kent (wife of Frederick Charles Sackett) died 4 January 1951 Probate London 6 February to Grace May Sackett spinster. Effects £180 os. 5d."
Sackett line9th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited5 Nov 2016

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