Thomas Sackett

(1803-1867)
FatherJeremiah Sackett (1775-1847)
MotherSarah Hodgeman (1779-1850)
Thomas Sackett, tailor of Ramsgate, Kent, son of Jeremiah Sackett and Sarah Hodgeman, was born in St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 2 June 18031 and baptized at St Lawrence in ThanetG on 2 July 1803.2 He died aged 64 in RamsgateG on 16 July 18673,4 and was buried at St George's Church, RamsgateG, in July 1867.5 He married at St Leonard's, Deal, KentG, on 16 April 1827, Maria Diggerson.6 Maria was born in about 18027 and died aged 84 in RamsgateG on 26 January 1887.3,8
     In 1851 Thomas was living at 8 Sion Hill, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Thomas Sackett, a tailor, head of household, married, aged 44 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Maria, aged 45, and born in Deal, their unmarried son Henry, aged 23, Maria's sister Susanna Diggerson, and niece Ann Diggerson.9
     In 1861 he was living at 6 Royal Crescent, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, aged 57, and born in Ramsgate. He and his wife Maria, aged 56, and also born in Ramsgate, were living in the household of his son Henry D Sackett.10
     In 1871 Thomas's widow Maria was living at 13 Hertford Place, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Maria Sackett, a greengrocer, head of household, a widow, aged 73, and born in Deal.11

Child of Thomas Sackett and Maria Diggerson

Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Arthur Digerson Sackett & Florence Sackett relationship chart
Henry Digerson Sackett & Mary Bird Sackett relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "2 July 1803 Thomas s. Jeremiah & Sarah Sackett, bn. 2 June."
  2. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "2 July 1803 Thomas s. Jeremiah & Sarah Sackett, bn 2 June."
  3. Marion Sackett, Canterbury Cathedral Archives, "Sacred to the memory of Thomas Sackett who departed this life July the 16th 1867 aged 65 years also of Maria Sackett wife of the above who died January 26 1887 in her 85th year interred in Ramsgate cemetery."
  4. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1867. Sackett, Thomas, 65. Thanet."
  5. Burials Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "11 July 1867 Thomas Sackett, Royal Crescent, 65 years." [There is an error either in the date of death recorded in the MI, 16 July 1867, or in the recorded date of burial, 11 July 1867.]
  6. Marriages Register, St Leonard's, Deal, Kent (Transcript), "16 April 1827 Thomas Sackett, bachelor of St Lawrence, Thanet, & Maria Digerson, spinster of this parish. Banns. Witnesses: Wm. Denne, Mary Ann Digerson."
  7. Date of birth based on age at death.
  8. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1887. Sackett, Maria, 84. Thanet."
  9. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1630/f390
    Ramsgate, Kent
    8 Sion Hill
    Thomas SACKETT, head, married, 44, tailor, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Maria SACKETT, wife, 45, b. Kent, Deal
    Henry D. SACKETT, son, unmarried, 23, artist, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Susanna DIGGERSON, sister, unmarried, 38, b. Kent, Deal
    Ann DIGGERSON, niece, 15, b. Kent, Deal.
  10. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    6 Royal Crescent, Ramsgate, Kent
    Henry D Sackett, head, married, 33, house decorator, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Mary B Sackett, wife, 36?, b. Ramsgate
    Thomas Sackett, father, married, 57, b. Ramsgate
    Maria Sackett, mother, married, 56, b. Ramsgate
    Ann Digerson, cousin, unm., 24, b. Deal, Kent
    Francis Carr, servant, unm., 17, b. Littlestone.
  11. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/996/f57v
    13 Hertford Pl., Ramsgate, Kent
    Maria Sackett, head, widow, 73, greengrocer, b. Deal.
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Last Edited12 March 2013
 

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