Henry Samuel Sackett

(1811-1885)
FatherJohn Sackett (1782-1851)
MotherLouisa ___ (c 1784-1852)
Henry Samuel Sackett, fellmonger of Bermondsey, Surrey, son of John Sackett and Louisa ___, was born in Rotherhithe, SurreyG, on 22 February 18111 and baptized at St Mary's Church, RotherhitheG, on 19 April 1812.1 He died aged 74 in St Olave Southwark, SurreyG, in 1885.2 He married at St Giles Church, Camberwell, SurreyG, on 13 July 1834, Martha Paterson.3 Martha was born in BermondseyG on 20 May 18164 and died in St Olave Southwark, LondonG, in 1896.5
     In 1841 Henry was living at 18 Marigold Ct, St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, SurreyG, and was recorded in the census as Henry Sackett, a fellmonger, aged 30 and born in Surrey. The other members of his household were his wife Martha, aged 28, also born in Surrey, and their three sons, Henry, aged 8, James, 6, and Edward, 4.6
     In 1851 Henry's wife Martha was living at 3 Castle Street, St George, Camberwell, SurreyG, and was recorded as Martha Sackett, wife, aged 33, and born in Bermondsey. Living with her were their children Henry, 15, James, 13, Edward, 11, Samuel, 7, and a 7-month-old son whose name is not legible. [This would be Jauwen.] It is not known whether Henry was omitted in error from this record or whether he was elsewhere on the census day.7
     In 1871 Henry was living at 23 Grange Road, St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, SurreyG, and was recorded in the census as Henry Sackett, a fellmonger, head of household, married, aged 55, and born in Bermondsey. Living with him were his wife Martha aged 54 and born in Bermondsey, and grandson Charles aged 17 and born in Peckham, Surrey. [The grandson Charles Sackett would be the son of Samuel Henry & Emma (Roberts) Sackett, born 31 December 1869. The recorded age "17" is probably a transcription error for "1y"]8
     In 1881 he was living at 29 Pages Walk, Bermondsey, SurreyG, and was recorded as Henry S Sackett, a fellmonger, head of household, married, aged 69, and born in Bermondsey. Liivng with him were his wife Martha aged 64 and born in Bermondsey, and grandson Charles Sackett aged 11 and born in Camberwell, Surrey.9
     In 1891 Henry's widow Martha was living at 70 Upper Grange Road, Bermondsey, SurreyG, and was recorded in the census as Martha Sackett, head of household, a widow, infirm, aged 74, and born in Bermondsey. Living with her was her unmarried grandson Charles Sackett, aged 21.10
More information on Henry Samuel Sackett is found in Saga 5: My Leather Workers by Marion Sackett, Henry's great-great-granddaughter.

Children of Henry Samuel Sackett and Martha Paterson

Sackett Family Association descendants
Marion Sackett.
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Mary the Virgin, Rotherhithe, Surrey, "19 April 1812 Henry Samuel s. John & Louisa Sackett, b. 22 February 1811."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1885. Sackett, Henry Samuel, 73. St Olave. 1d:177."
  3. Marriages Register, St Giles, Camberwell, Surrey, "13 July 1834 Henry Samuel Sackett, bachelor, & Martha Paterson, spinster. Witnesses: John Paterson, W Haywood."
  4. Date of birth from burial card in possession of Marion Sackett.
  5. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1896. Sackett, Martha, 75. St Olave."
  6. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 18 Marigold Ct, St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey
    Henry Sackett [indexed as Lackett], 30, b. Surrey
    Martha Sackett [indexed as Lackett], 28, b. Surrey
    Hy Sackett [indexed as Lackett], 8, b. Surrey
    James Sackett [indexed as Lackett], 6, b. Surrey
    Ed: Sackett [indexed as Lackett], 4, b. Surrey
    HO107; Piece 1047; Book: 7; Civil Parish: St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey; County: Surrey; Enumeration District: 12; Folio: 21; Page: 35; Line: 21; GSU roll: 474649. [Also researched at PRO by Marion Sackett].
  7. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 3 Castle St., St. George, Camberwell, Surrey
    Martha Sackett, wife, 33, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Henry Sackett, son, 15, trimmer felmonger, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    James Sackett, son, 13, scholar, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Edward Sackett, son, 11, scholar, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Samuel Sackett, son, 7, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    [illegible] Sackett, son, 7 months, b. Surrey, Camberwell
    HO 107/1582/f345v.
  8. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/629/f134
    23 Grange Rd, St Mary Mag., Bermondsey, Surrey
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 55, fellmonger, b. Bermondsey
    Martha Sackett, wife, 54, b. Bermondsey
    Charles Sackett, gson, 17, b. Peckham, Surrey.
  9. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341127, PRO RG11/0561/11/15
    Bermondsey, Surrey
    29 Pages Walk
    Henry S. SACKETT, head, married, 69, b. Bermondsey, Surrey, fellmonger
    Martha SACKETT, wife, 64, b. Bermondsey
    Chas. W. SACKETT, grandson, 11, b. Camberwell, Surrey, scholar.
  10. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/372
    70 Upper Grange Rd, Bermondsey, Surrey (2 rooms)
    Martha Sackett, head, widow, 74, b. Bermondsey, infirm
    Charles Sackett, gson, single, 21, traveller (employed), b. Camberwell.
Generation.TreeO.3
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited21 October 2015
 

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