Elizabeth Sackett

(1818-1901)
FatherThomas Sackett (1777-1857)
MotherMary Ansell (c 1778-1872)
Elizabeth Sackett, daughter of Thomas Sackett and Mary Ansell, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, on 13 May 18181 and baptized at the Ebenezer Independent Chapel, RamsgateG, on 30 July 1818.1 She died aged 82 and was buried at Ebenezer Independent Chapel, RamsgateG, on 4 March 1901.2 She was unmarried.
     In 1841 Elizabeth was living at Hereson, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, in the household of her parents Thomas and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Elizabeth Sackett, aged 20 [rounded down to nearest five years] and born in Kent.3
     In 1851 she was living at Hereson, St Lawrence in ThanetG, and was recorded as Elizabeth Sackett, aged 32 and born in St Lawrence, Kent, daughter of Thomas Sackett.4
     Elizabeth was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made in Hereson, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 14 June 1844.5
     In 1861 she was living at HeresonG and was recorded as Elizabeth Sackett, a shopkeeper, aged 42, and born in St Lawrence, unmarried daughter of Mary Sackett.6
     In 1871 she was living at Sackett Cottages, Hereson, St Lawrence in ThanetG, in the household of her 92-year-old mother Mary Sackett, and was recorded as Elizabeth Sackett, a sweetshop keeper, unmarried, aged 62 [actually 52], and born in St Lawrence.7
     Elizabeth was appointed administrator of the estate of Mary Ansell by letters of administration granted in the an unknown place on 19 October 1872.8
     In 1881 she was living at 1 Sacketts Cottages, St Lawrence in ThanetG, and was recorded as Elizabeth Sackett, a shopkeeper, head of household, a widow [an error; Elizabeth was unmarried], aged 62 and born in St Lawrence, Kent. Living with her were her sister Sarah A. Ratcliff, aged 75, and her unmarried niece Sarah Ratcliff, aged 49.9
     In 1891 she was living at 1 Freemans Cottages, Hereson Road, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Elizabeth Sackett, a general shopkeeper, head of household, unmarried, aged 72, and born in St Lawrence.10
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, Ebenezer Independent Chapel, Ramsgate, "b. 13 May 1818, bp. 30 July 1818, Elizabeth Sackett d. Thomas & Mary, St Lawrence, in the vestry."
  2. Burials Register, Ebenezer Independent Chapel, Ramsgate, "4 March 1901 Elizabeth Sackett, Mews Cotts, Ramsgate, 82 years."
  3. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Hereson, St Lawrence, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, 60, carpenter, b. Kent
    Mary Sackett, 60, b. Kent
    Mary Sackett, 30, b. Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, 20, b. Kent
    William Sackett, 19, mason, b. Kent
    HO107; Piece 467; Book: 16; Civil Parish: St Lawrence; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 18; Folio: 34; Page: 36; Line: 17; GSU roll: 306862.
  4. 1851 Census for England & Wales, Hereson, St.Lawrence, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, head, married, 73, shipwright, b. Kent, St. Peters
    Mary Sackett, wife, 72, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, [marital status blank], 32, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    Rachel Sackett, g-dau, 10, scholar, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    HO107/1630/f186v.
  5. Will of Thomas Sackett of Hereson, St Lawrence, Kent, 14 June 1844, proved in the Canterbury, 7 August 1858 (Somerset House Indexes).
  6. 1861 Census for England & Wales, "Hereson, St Lawrence, Kent
    Mary Sackett, head, widow, 82, house proprietor, b. St Lawrence, Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, unm., 42, shop keeper, b. St Lawrence, Kent."
  7. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/997/f29
    Sackett Cottages, Hereson, St Lawrence, Kent
    Mary Sackett, head, widow, 92, householder, b. St Lawrence
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, unm., 62, sweetshop keeper, b. St Lawrence.
  8. Letters of administration of the estate of Mary Sackett of St Lawrence, Kent, granted at Canterbury, 19 October 1872 (Somerset House Indexes, unknown repository reference).
  9. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341235, PRO RG11/0989/139/29
    St Lawrence, Kent
    1 Sacketts Cottages
    Elizabeth SACKETT, head, widow, 62, b. St Lawrence, Kent, general shop
    Sarah A. RATCLIFF, sister, married, 75, b. St Lawrence
    Sarah RATCLIFF, niece, unmarried, 49, b. St Lawrence.
  10. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/732/f30
    1 Freemans Cottages, Hereson Rd, Ramsgate, Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, head, unm, 72, general shopkeeper, b. St Lawrence.
Generation.TreeO.3
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited22 January 2009