John Sackett

(1805-1873)
FatherJeremiah Sackett (1775-1847)
MotherSarah Hodgeman (1779-1850)
John Sackett, tailor of Ramsgate, Kent, son of Jeremiah Sackett and Sarah Hodgeman, was born in St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 6 March 18051 and baptized at St Lawrence in ThanetG on 7 April 1805.2 He died aged 67 in ThanetG in 18733 and was buried at St George's Church, RamsgateG, on 26 February 1873.4 He married first before 1828, Sarah Ashby.5 Sarah was born in about 1805.6 She died aged 41 and was buried at St George, RamsgateG, on 26 November 1846.7 He married second at Old Church, St Pancras, MiddlesexG, on 14 October 1855, Elizabeth Rutter.8,9 Elizabeth was born in Mevagissy, CornwallG, between 1816 and 1821.10
     In 1841 Sarah was living at Effingham Place, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Sarah Sackett, a dressmaker, aged 30, and born not in Kent. Living with her were her children: Elizabeth, 12, Sarah, 10, John, 6, Maria, 4, and Emma, 1, all born in Kent. Also in the household was a 15-year-old female servant. An 1841 census record for John has not been found.11,12
     By 1848 John had become financially insolvent and a hearing was held at the County Court, Ramsgate, on 24 June 1848.13
     In 1851 John was living at 6 Cavendish Street, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as John Sackett, master tailor, head of household, a widower, aged 44, and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his son John, aged 18, and daughter Emma, aged 12.14
     In 1861 he was living at 4 George Place, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded as John Sackett, a tailor, head of household, married, aged 54, and born in Ramsgate. Living with him was his wife Elizabeth, aged 40 and born in Cornwall.15
     In 1871 he was living at 4 Codrington Road, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded as John Sackett, a tailor, head of household, married, aged 65, and born at Ramsgate. Living with him was his wife Elizabeth, aged 55 and born at Mevagissy, Cornwall.16

Children of John Sackett and Sarah Ashby

Sackett Family Association descendants
Susan Wood, Wendy Heath, Janet Tutt, Tracey Jane King, Martha Knott and Mark Reynolds.
ChartsLine 3 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "7 April 1805 John s. Jeremiah & Sarah Sackett, bn. 6 March."
  2. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "7 April 1805 John s. Jeremiah & Sarah Sackett, bn 6 March."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1873. Sackett, John, 67. Thanet."
  4. Burials Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "26 February 1873 John Sackett, of Cannon Road, 67 years."
  5. Sarah's maiden surname possibly Ashby. Marriage record not yet found.
  6. Birth date based on age at death.
  7. Burials Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "26 November 1846 Sarah Sackett, Ramsgate, 41 years."
  8. Marriages Register, St Pancras Old Church, London, Middlesex, "14 October 1855 John Sackett, full age, widower, tailor, Grafton Street, father Jeremiah Sackett (dead), & Elizabeth Rutter, full age, spinster, University Street, father James Rutter (dead). Witnesses: George Smith, [illegible 2nd wit]."
  9. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1855. Sackett, John. St Pancras. 1b:25."
  10. Date of birth based on age recorded in censuses.
  11. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Effingham Place, Ramsgate, Kent
    Sarah Sackett, 30, dressmaker, b. not Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, 12, b. Kent
    Sarah Sackett, 10, b. Kent
    John Sackett, 6, b. Kent
    Maria Sackett, 4, b. Kent
    Emma Sackett, 1 , b. Kent
    Sarah Philpott, 15, FS, b. Kent
    HO107; Piece 469; Book: 5; Civil Parish: Preston By Wingham [error for Ramsgate]; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 10; Folio: 33; Page: 6; Line: 2; GSU roll: 306864.
  12. 1841 Census for England & Wales.
  13. The London Gazette, digital image, (https://www.thegazette.co.uk), 13 June 1848.
  14. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1630/f251
    Ramsgate, Kent
    6 Cavendish St.
    John SACKETT, head, widower, 44, tailor (master), b. Kent, Ramsgate
    John SACKETT, son, unmarried, 18, tailor (apprentice), Kent, Ramsgate
    Emma SACKETT, dau, 12, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Edmund CLARK, head, married, 25, carpenter journeyman, Kent, Ramsgate
    Mahala[?] CLARK, wife, 29, b. Devon, Brixham
    Elizabeth CLARK, dau, 11 months, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  15. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    4 George Place, Ramsgate, Kent
    John Sackett, head, married, 54, tailor, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 40, b. Cornwall.
  16. 1871 Census for England & Wales, 4 Codrington Road, Ramsgate, Kent
    John Sackett, head, married, 65, tailor, b. Ramsgate
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 55, tailor's wife, b. Mevagissy, Cornwall.
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Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited24 July 2017