Eliza Sackett

(1816-1889)
FatherJeremiah Sackett (1775-1847)
MotherSarah Hodgeman (1779-1850)
Eliza Sackett, daughter of Jeremiah Sackett and Sarah Hodgeman, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, in 1816 and baptized at St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 23 June 1816.1 She died unmarried aged 72 in ThanetG in 18892 and was buried at St George's Church, RamsgateG, on 12 March 1889.3
     In 1841 Eliza was living at Harbour Street, RamsgateG, in the household of her parents Jeremiah and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Eliza Sackett, aged 23 and born in Kent.4
     In 1851 she was living at 25 Spencer Square, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Eliza Sackett, a private governess, head of household, unmarried, aged 32, and born in Ramsgate. Living with her were her unmarried sister Mary Ann, aged 30, and unmarried brother William, aged 39.5
     In 1861 she was living at Stoke House School, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Eliza Sackett, a governess, head of household, unmarried, aged 44, and born in Ramsgate. Also in the household were her unmarried sister Mary aged 42, her unmarried brother William Sackett aged 51, her unmarried cousin Sarah Hope aged 60, and her unmarried niece Maria aged 23.6
     In 1871 she was living at Stoke House School, West Cliff Road, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Eliza Sackett, a school mistress, head of household, unmarried, aged 52, and born in Ramsgate. Living with her were her unmarried sister Mary who assisted in the school, their niece Maria Sackett who assisted in the house, and an unmarried cousin,Sarah Hope, who was the housekeeper.7
     In 1881 she was living at Stoke House, RamsgateG, and was recorded as Eliza Sackett, head of household, unmarried, aged 64, and born in Ramsgate. She received her income from house property rents. Also in the household were her 65-year-old widowed cousin Ann Gregory, described as a lady's help, together with a widowed female boarder and a 15-year-old female servant.8
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "23 June 1816 Eliza d. Jeremiah & Sarah Sackett, Ramsgate."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1889. Sackett, Eliza, 72. Thanet."
  3. Burials Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "12 March 1889 Eliza Sackett, Ramsgate, 72 years."
  4. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Harbour Street, Ramsgate, Kent
    Jeremh Sackett, 65, tailor, b. Kent
    Sarah Sackett, 61, b. Kent
    Willm Sackett, 30, tailor, b. Kent
    Eliza Sackett, 23, b. Kent
    Mary Sackett, 22, b. Kent
    Sarah Bayley, 12, b. Kent
    Sarah Hope, 36, FS, b. Kent
    HO107; Piece 469; Book: 2; Civil Parish: Preston By Wingham [error for Ramsgate]; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 4; Folio: 38; Page: 25; Line: 8; GSU roll: 306864.
  5. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1630/f.533
    Ramsgate, Kent
    25 Spencer Sq.
    Eliza SACKETT, head, unmarried, 32, private governess, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Mary Ann SACKETT, sister, unmarried, 30, private governess, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    William SACKETT, brother, unmarried, 39, no occupation, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Sarah HOPE, cousin, unmarried, 48, domestic, b. Kent, Broadstairs.
  6. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    Stoke House School, Ramsgate, Kent
    Eliza Sackett, head, unm., 44, governess, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Mary A Sackett, sister, unm., 42, governess, b. Ramsgate
    William Sackett, brother, unm., 51, [occupation blank], b. Ramsgate
    Sarah Hope, cousin, unm., 60, housekeeper, b. Broadstairs, Kent
    Maria Sackett, niece, unm., 23, assistant, b. Ramsgate.
  7. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/996/f4v
    Stoke House School, West Cliff Rd, Ramsgate, Kent
    Eliza Sackett, head, unm., 52, school mistress, b. Ramsgate
    Mary A Sackett, sister, unm., 50, assistant (in school), b. Ramsgate
    Maria Sackett, niece, unm., 32, assistant (domestic), b. Ramsgate
    Sarah Hope, cousin, unm., 69, housekeeper, b. Broadstairs.
  8. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341235, PRO RG11/0989/5/3
    Ramsgate, Kent
    Stoke house
    Eliza SACKETT, head, unmarried, 64, b. Ramsgate, house property rents
    Alice HUSKINS, servant, unmarried, 15, b. Ramsgate, general servt domestic
    Ann GREGORY, cousin, widow, 65, b. Broadstairs, Kent, lady help (dom)
    Mary LAUCA, boarder, widow, 43, b. Marylebone, Middlesex, annuitant.
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Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited10 March 2015