Henry Sackett

(1815-1906)
FatherHenry Sackett (1776-1846)
MotherMary Brasier (1784-1841)
Henry Sackett was baptized at St John in Thanet, KentG, on 17 December 1815.1 He died aged 90 in ThanetG in 1906.2 He married at St John in ThanetG on 29 July 1837, Jane Stone, daughter of Daniel Stone.3,4 Jane was born in MargateG in about 1813.5 She died aged 686 and was buried at St John in ThanetG on 1 May 1881.7
     In 1841 Henry was living at West Northdown, St John, Margate, KentG, in the household of James Webb, 50, a farmer, and was recorded in the census as Henry Sackett, a farmer, aged 25 and born in Kent. Living with him were his wife Jane, 25, and his father Henry, 65. Also in the household were a 20-year-old female servant and four agricultural labourers. Elizabeth would have been pregnant with her daughter at the date of the census and their children, Mary, 3, and Henry, 1, were staying with the Pound family at East Crescent, St John, Margate.8
     In 1851 he was living at 2 West Northdown, MargateG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a farmer of 100 acres, employing six men, head of household, married, aged 36, and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Jane, aged 39, and born in Margate, and their children, Mary, 13, Elizabeth, 11, and Emma 6. Also in the household were three agricultural labourers.9
     In 1861 he was living at Farm House, St John's, MargateG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a farmer of 104 acres, employing seven men, head of household, married, aged 44, and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Jane, aged 47, and born in Margate, and children Mary Jane, 22, Elizabeth, 19, and Emma J, 17.10
     In 1871 he was living at Northdown, St John's, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a farmer of 104 acres, employing eight men, head of household, married, aged 55, and born in Margate. Living with him was his wife Jane, aged 58, and born in Margate. Also in the household were a male farm servant and a female general servant.11
     Henry was named as a beneficiary in his brother John's will made in SandwichG on 5 October 1880. He was left an amount of £50 and was appointed an executor.12
     In 1881 he was living at Sackett's Farm, St John's, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a farmer employing eight men, head of household, a widower, aged 65, and born in Margate. Living with him was his widowed daughter Elizabeth Layng, aged 39. Also in the household were two female domestic servants and a male farm servant.13
     In 1891 he was living at Paragon Lodge, St Peter's, KentG, in the household of his widowed daughter Elizabeth, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a retired farmer, a widower, aged 75, and born in Margate. Also in the household was a female domestic servant.14
     In 1901 he was living at Paragon Lodge, Crow Hill, St Peter's, KentG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, a retired farmer, head of household, a widower, aged 85, and born at Northdown, Kent. Living with him was his daughter Elizabeth Layng, a widow living on her own means, aged 59, and born at Northdown. Also in the household was a 19-year-old female domestic servant.15

Children of Henry Sackett and Jane Stone

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 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent, "17 December 1815 Henry s. Henry & Mary Sackett, Northdown, cowkeeper."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1906. Sackett, Henry, 90. Thanet."
  3. Marriages Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "29 July 1837 Henry Sackett, full age, bachelor, farmer, Northdown, father Henry Sackett, farmer, & Jane Stone, full age, spinster, East Crescent, dressmaker, father Daniel Stone, mariner. Witnesses: Mary Ann Pound, Geo. Dixon."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1837. Sackett, Henry. Thanet. 5:409."
  5. Date of birth based on age at death.
  6. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1881. Sackett, Jane, 68. Thanet."
  7. Burials Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "1 May 1881 Jane Sackett, West Northdown, St John's, 68."
  8. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, West Northdown, St John, Margate, Kent
    James Webb, 50, farmer, b. Kent
    Henry Sackett, 25, farmer, b. Kent
    Jane Sackett, 25, b. Kent
    Henry Sackett, 65, ind, b. Kent
    Jane Brockman, 20, FS, b. Kent
    Robert Minter, 25, ag lab, b. Kent
    John Hunter, 20, ag lab, b. Kent
    Henry Huckstep, 25, ag lab, b. Kent
    Richard Sole, 15, ag lab, b. Kent
    Piece 468; Book: 6; Civil Parish: St John The Baptist Margate; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 22; Folio: 48; Page: 2; Line: 4; GSU roll: 306863.
  9. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 2 West Northdown, Margate, Kent
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 36, farmer; 100 acres, 6 labs., b. Kent, Margate
    Jane Sackett, wife, 39, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary J. Sackett, dau, 13, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 11, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    Emma T. Sackett, dau, 6, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    James Johnson, serv., unmarried, 30, ag. lab., b. Kent, Birchington
    William Powell, serv., unmarried, 21, ag. lab., b. Kent, St. Peters
    Joseph Robin, serv., unmarried, 15, ag. lab., b. Kent, Margate
    HO107/1629/f497.
  10. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    Farm House, St John's, Margate, Kent
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 44, farmer, 104 acres, 7 men, b. Margate
    Jane Sackett, wife, 47, b. Margate
    Mary Jane Sackett, dau, 22, b. Margate
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 19, b. Margate
    Emma J Sackett, dau, 17, b. Margate.
  11. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/991/f47v
    Northdown, St John's, Margate, Kent
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 55, farmer, 104 acres, empl. 8 labs., b. Margate
    Jane Sackett, wife, 58, b. Margate
    Henry Emptage, serv., unm., 62, farm serv., b. Margate
    Jane Gifford, serv., unm., 15, general serv., b. Preston, Kent.
  12. Will of John Sackett of Sandwich, Kent, 6 February1880, proved in Canterbury, 5 October 1880 (Somerset House Indexes, unknown repository reference).
  13. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341234, PRO RG11/0984/4/1
    Margate St John Baptist, Kent
    Sacketts Farm
    Henry Sackett, head, widower, 65, b. Margate, Kent, farmer employing 8 men
    Elizabeth Layng, dau, widow, 39, b. Margate
    Isabel E Parker, serv, unmarried, 30, b. Greenwich, Kent, domestic servant
    Caroline Chambers, serv, unmarried, 20, b. Ashford, Kent, domestic servant
    Herbert Cossum, serv, unmarried, 21, farm serv.
  14. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/733/f86
    Paragon Lodge, St Peter's, Kent
    Elizabeth Tayling, head, widow, 45, housekeeper, b. Margate
    Henry Sackett, father, widower, 75, retired farmer, b. Margate
    Isabel Parker, serv, unm, 30, dom. general servant, b. Greenwich.
  15. 1901 Census for England & Wales, St Peter's Intra, Kent
    Paragon Lodge, Crow Hill, St Peter's (5+ rooms)
    Henry Sackett, head, widower, 85, retired farmer, b. Northdown, Kent
    Elizabeth Layng, dau, widow, 59, living on own means, b. Northdown, Kent
    Minnie Harty, serv, single, 19, domestic, b. Broadstairs, Kent.
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Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited8 March 2015
 

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