Vincent Edward Sackett

(1805-1870)
FatherJohn Sackett (1782-1851)
MotherLouisa ___ (c 1784-1852)
Vincent Edward Sackett's certificate of admission to Shipwright's Company 5 July 1830
Vincent Edward Sackett, fellmonger1 of Bermondsey, Surrey, son of John Sackett and Louisa ___, was born in Deptford, KentG, on 22 November 18052 and baptized at St Mary's, Rotherhithe, SurreyG, on 12 January 1806.2 He died aged 64 in St Olave Southwark, SurreyG,3 and was buried at the City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery (Bow Cemetery)G on 3 January 1870.4 He married at St Mary, Newington, SurreyG, on 20 January 1828, Elizabeth "Betsey" Issell.5 Elizabeth was born in Shoreditch, MiddlesexG, in about 1806.6 She died aged 77 in St Olave SouthwarkG,7 and was buried at the City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery (Bow Cemetery)G on 17 September 1883.8
     Vincent was admitted by patrimony into the freedom of the Shipwright's Company on 6 July 1830. (There is no record of his ever having worked as a shipwright. All other records indicate that he was a fellmonger.)9 He soon after became financially insolvent and was to appear at the Court of Relief of Insolvent Debtors in Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, on 12 November 1830, to apply for release from prison, presumably having reached an agreement with his creditors.10
     In 1841 Vincent was living at Salisbury Lane, St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, SurreyG, and was recorded in the census as Vincent Sackett, a fellmonger, aged 35 and born in Surrey. The other members of his household were his wife Betsey, aged 30 and also born in Surrey, and his children, Henry, 10, Mary Ann, 2, and Betsey, aged two months.11
     In 1851 he was living at 6 Perseverance Court, Bermondsey, SurreyG, and was recorded as Vincent Sackett, head of household, a fellmonger, aged 44 and born in Deptford, Kent. The other members of his household were his wife Elizabeth, aged 44 and born in Shoreditch, Middlesex, his children, Mary A, 12, Elizabeth, 9, Vincent, 4, Jemima, 2, and Louisa, aged one month, and his mother, Laura , a widow, aged 67 and born in West Ham, Middlesex.12
     In 1861 he was living at 62 Gedling Street, Bermondsey, SurreyG, and was recorded as Vincent Sackett, a fellmonger, head of household, married, aged 55, and born in Rotherhithe. Living with him were his wife Elizabeth aged 54 and born in Shoreditch, and son Vincent aged 14 and born in Horselydown.13
     In 1871 Vincent's widow Elizabeth was living at 15 Napoleon Street, Bermondsey, SurreyG, and was recorded in the census as Elizabeth Sackett, a staymaker, a widow, aged 64, and born in Bermondsey.14

Children of Vincent Edward Sackett and Elizabeth "Betsey" Issell

Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Sackett shipwrights of London

 Notes & Citations

  1. A fellmonger prepared skins for leather-making and/or dealt in hides and skins.
  2. Baptisms Register, St Mary the Virgin, Rotherhithe, Surrey, "12 January 1806 Vincent Edward s. John & Louisa Sackett, b. 22 November 1805."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1870. Sackett, Vincent Edwd, 64. St Olave. 1d:184."
  4. Burials Register, City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery, digital image, Ancestry.com, "3 Jan 1870, Vincent Edward Sackett, of Napoleon Place, Bermondsey, 64 yrs."
  5. Marriages Register, St Mary, Newington, Surrey, "20 January 1828 Vincent Edward Sackett, of this parish, & Elizabeth Issell, of this parish. Witnesses: John Sackett, Louisa Sackett."
  6. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 6 Perseverance Court, Bermondsey, Surrey
    Vincent SACKETT, head, M, 44, fellmonger, b. Deptford, Kent
    Elizabeth SACKETT, wife, M, 44, b. Shoreditch, Middlesex
    Mary A SACKETT, dau, 12, b. Bermondsey
    Elizabeth SACKETT, dau, 9, b. Bermondsey
    Vincent SACKETT, son, 4, b. Horselydown, Surrey
    Jemima SACKETT, dau, 2, b. Bermondsey
    Louisa SACKETT, dau, 1m, b. Bermondsey
    Laura SACKETT, mother, wid, 67, b. West Ham, Middlesex
    HO107/1560/f160,160v.
  7. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1883. Sackett, Elizabeth, 77. St Olave. 1d:165."
  8. Burials Register, City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery, digital image, Ancestry.com, "17 Sep 1883, Elizabeth Sackett, of Napoleon Place, Dockland, 77 yrs."
  9. "Freedom of the City of London Admission Papers, 1681–1925", digital image, Ancestry.com, Certificate of admission by patrimony of Vincent Sackett, born without the Liberty of the City, to wit at Rotherhithe, Surrey, son of John Sackett, shipwright, into Freedom of the Shipwright's Company, London, 6 July 1830.
  10. The London Gazette, digital image, (https://www.thegazette.co.uk), 22 Oct 1830, "The Court of Relief of Insolvent Debtors.
    The Matters of the Petitions and Schedules of the Prisoners hereinafter named ... are appointed to be heard at the Court-House, in Portugal Street, Lincoln's-Inn-Fields, on Friday 12 November 1830 ...
    Sackett, Vincent Edward (sued and committed by the name of Vincent Sackett), formerly of White's Grounds, Bermondsey, and at the same time of No. 21, Salisbury-lane, Dock-Head, Bermondsey, Fellmonger, and late of No. 21, Salisbury-lane, Dock-Head, Bermondsey, aforesaid, all in the County of Surrey, Journeyman Fellmonger."
  11. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Salisbury Lane, St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey
    Vincent Sackett, 35, fellmonger, b. Surrey
    Betsey Sackett, 30, b. Surrey
    Betsey Sackett, 2 Mo, b. Surrey
    Henry Sackett, 10, b. Surrey
    Mary Ann Sackett, 2, b. Surrey
    HO107; Piece 1048; Book: 4; Civil Parish: St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey; County: Surrey; Enumeration District: 9; Folio: 10; Page: 12; Line: 23; GSU roll: 474649. [Also researched at PRO by Marion Sackett].
  12. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 6 Perseverence Court, Bermondsey, Surrey
    Vincent Sackett, head, married, 44, fellmonger, b. Kent, Deptford
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 36, b. Middlesex, Shoreditch
    Mary A. Sackett, dau, 12, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 9, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Vincent Sackett, son, 4, b. Surrey, Horselydown
    Jemima Sackett, dau, 2, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Louisa Sackett, dau, 1 month, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Laura Sackett, mother, widow, 67, b. Essex, West Ham
    HO 107/1560/f.160,160v.
  13. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/320/f5
    62 Gedling St., Bermondsey, Surrey
    Vincent Sackett, head, married, 55, fellmonger, b. Rotherhithe, Surrey
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 54, b. Shoreditch, Surrey
    Vincent Sackett, son, 14, errand boy, b. Horselydown, Surrey.
  14. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/634/f20
    15 Napoleon St., Bermondsey, Surrey
    Elizabeth Sackett, [relationship blank], widow, 64, staymaker, b. Bermondsey.
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