Arthur Thomas Sackett

FatherAlfred Thomas Sackett (1866-1948)
MotherElizabeth Arthur (c 1861-1919)
Birth1890, Teignmouth, DevonG,1,2,3
Death1971, Newton Abbot, DevonG,4
Marriage1911, Kingsbridge, DevonGGrace Langworthy5
Arthur Thomas Sackett, son of Alfred Thomas Sackett and Elizabeth Arthur, was born in Teignmouth, DevonG, on 9 May 1890.1,2,3 He died aged about 81 in Newton Abbot, DevonG, in 1971.4 He married in Kingsbridge, DevonG, in 1911, Grace Langworthy.5 Grace was born in KingsbridgeG on 17 October 18856,3 and died aged 89 in Newton AbbotG in 1975.7
     In 1891 Arthur was living at Lake Street, Dartmouth, DevonG, in the household of his parents Alfred and Elizabeth, and was recorded in the census as Arthur T Sackett, aged ten months and born in Teignmouth.8
     In 1901 he was living at North Embankment, Dartmouth, DevonG, in the household of his parents Alfred and Elizabeth, and was recorded as Arthur Sackett, aged ten and born in Teignmouth.9
     In 1911 he was living at Mayor's Avenue, DartmouthG, in the household of his parents Alfred and Elizabeth, and was recorded as Arthur Thomas Sackett, an apprentice marine engineer, aged 20, and born in Teignmouth.10
     Arthur served as a fitter and turner in the Royal Navy from 6 July 1911 to 5 September 1912, when he was invalided out.11
     In 1921 he was living at 5 Dartmew Terraace, DartmouthG, and was recorded as Arthur T Sackett, a fitter and turner at a shipbuilding firm, head of household, aged 31. His wife Grace, 35, was living with him.12
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Arthur and Grace were living at 17 Sandquay Road, Dartmouth, DevonG. Arthur was a marine engineer.13

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Jun qtr 1890. Sackett, Arthur Thomas. Mother: Arthur. Newton A. 5b:102."
  2. Census.
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "Jun qtr 1971. Sackett, Arthur Thomas, b. 9 May 1890. Newton Abbot. 7A:1547."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Dec qtr 1911. Sackett, Arthur T. Kingsbridge. 5b:462."
    "Dec qtr 1911. Langworthy, Grace. Kingsbridge. 5b:462."
  6. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index" (Ancestry image), "Dec qtr 1885. Langworthy, Grace. Kingsbridge. 5b:196."
  7. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" , "Jun qtr 1975. Sackett, Grace, b. 17 Oct 1885. Newton Abbot. 21:1636."
  8. 1891 England census, RG12, piece 1710, folio 101, p. 31, GSU roll 6096820
    Lake St, Dartmouth, Devon
    Alfred T Sackett, head, married, 24, general labourer, b. Devon, Teignmouth
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 20, b. Cornwall, Truro
    Arthur T Sackett, son, 10 mo, b. Devon, Teignmouth.
  9. 1901 England census, 2070/26v
    North Embankment, Dartmouth, Devon
    (5+ rooms)
    Alfred Sackett, head, married, 34, general labourer, b. Teignmouth, Devon
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 39, b. Truro, Cornwall
    Arthur Sackett, son, 10, b. Teignmouth
    Alice Sackett, dau, 8, b. Dartmouth
    Thomas Clarke, boarder, single, 20, bricklayer's labourer, worker, b. Lucland[?], Somerset
    John H Moore, boarder, single, 19, bricklayer's labourer, worker, b. Dunstone, Devon.
  10. 1911 England census, Mayor's Avenue, Dartmouth, Devon
    7 rooms
    Alfred Thomas Sackett, head, 44, married, licensed boatman, own account, at home, b. Devon, Teignmouth
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 48, m. 22y, 2 ch, both living, b. Cornwall, Truro
    Arthur Thomas Sackett, son, 20, single, apprentice engineer fitter, marine engineers, worker, b. Devon, Teignmouth
    Alice Maud Sackett, dau, 18, single, dressmaker, own account, b. Devon, Dartmouth
    George Harold Hutchings, boarder, 21, single, engineer fitter, marine engineers, worker, b. Devon, Torcross.
  11. "UK, Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services, 1853–1928" (Ancestry image), "Arthur Thomas Sackett, b. Newton Abbot, Devon, 9 May 1890, occupation Fitter & Turner, engaged 6 Jul 1911, 12 yrs, ht 5' 10½", chest 38, hair d bn, eyes d bn, complexion dark; Vivid II, Act ERA4cl, 6 Jul 1911, character vg, ability sat.; Adventure, Act ERA4cl, 17 Jan 1912 to 5 Sep 1912; cause of invaliding furnished to firm of solicitors."
  12. 1921 England census, 5 Dartmew Terrace, Dartmouth, Devon
    4 rooms
    Arthur T Sackett, head, 31y 1m, married, b. Teignmouth, Devon, fitter & turner, Messrs Philip & Son Ltd, Engineers & Shipbuilders, Sandquay, Dartmouth
    Grace Sackett, wife, 35y 8m, married, b. Stoke Fleming, Devon, home duties.
  13. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 17 Sandquay Road, Dartmouth M B, Devon: Arthur T Sackett, b. 9 May 1890, married, engine fitter & turner marine engineering, heavy worker; Grace Sackett, b. 17 Oct 1885, married, unpaid domestic duties.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited22 Nov 2022

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