Eli John Sackett

(1823-1901)
FatherJohn Sackett (1782-1851)
MotherLouisa ___ (c 1784-1852)
Eli John Sackett, shipwright of Bermondsey, Surrey, son of John Sackett and Louisa ___, was born in BermondseyG on 23 July 18231 and baptized at St Mary the Virgin, Rotherhithe, BermondseyG, on 31 August 1823.1 He died aged 77 in Poplar, LondonG,2 and was buried at City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery (Bow Cemetery)G on 11 January 1901.3 He married first at St Mary's Church, Newington, SurreyG, on 19 May 1844, Amelia Terry, daughter of Richard Terry.4,5 Amelia was born in about 1823.6 She died aged 35 in Stepney, MiddlesexG,7 and was buried at the City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery (Bow Cemetery)G on 19 September 1858.8 He married second at St Mary's Church, NewingtonG, on 29 October 1864, Ellen Terry.9,10,11,12,13 She was born in BermondseyG in 1820 or 1821.
     In 1841 Eli was living at Salisbury Lane, Bermondsey, SurreyG, in the household of his parents John and Louisa, and was recorded in the census as Eli Sackett, an apprentice shipwright, aged 17 and born in Surrey.14
     In 1851 he was living at 40 Clarence Street, Rotherhithe, SurreyG, and was recorded as Eli Sackett, head of household, a shipwright, aged 27 and born in Bermondsey. The other members of his household were his wife Amelia, aged 26 and also born in Bermondsey, and his children, Eli, 6, and Amelia, aged two.15
     In 1881 he was living at 14 Charles Street, London, MiddlesexG, and was recorded as Eli J Sackett, a barge builder, head of household, married, aged 57, and born in Bermondsey. Living with him was his wife Ellen, aged 60 and born in Bermondsey.16

Children of Eli John Sackett and Amelia Terry

Sackett Family Association descendants
Billie Dale Wakefield, Teraza Thompson Wakefield and Karen Morrish.
ChartsLine 3 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Mary the Virgin, Rotherhithe, Surrey, "31 August 1823 Eli John s. John & Louisa Sackett, shipwright, of Salisbury Lane, Bermondsey, b. 23 July."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1901. Sackett, Eli John, 78. Poplar."
  3. Burials Register, City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery, digital image, Ancestry.com, "11 Jan 1901, Eli John Sackett, of 5 Har...? Street, Poplar, 78 yrs."
  4. Marriages Register, St Mary, Newington, Surrey, "19 May 1844 Eli Sackett, bachelor, full age, shipwright, [signed], father John Sackett, shipwright, & Amelia Terry, spinster, full age, [made mark], father Richard Terry, lighterman, both of Church Street. Witnesses: William Dine, Ann Terry."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1844. Sackett, Eli. Newington. 4:353."
  6. Date of birth based on age at death.
  7. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date, "Sep qtr 1858. Sackett, Amelia, 35. Stepney. 1c:320."
  8. Burials Register, City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery, digital image, Ancestry.com, "19 Sep 1858, Amelia Sackett, of Star Street, Shadwell, 35 yrs."
  9. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1864. Sackett, Eli John. Newington. 1d:272."
  10. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Dec qtr 1864. Terry, Helen. Newington. 1d:272."
  11. Marriages Register, St Mary, Newington, Surrey (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 1861, banns. John Sackett, widower, & Helen Terry, both otp."
  12. Marriages Register, St Mary, Newington, Surrey (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "28 Aug, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 1864, banns, Eli John Sackett, widower, and Helen Terry, spinster, both otp."
  13. Marriages Register, St Mary, Newington, Surrey (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "29 October 1864, Eli John Sackett, full age, widower, barge builder, of Sun St, father Eli John Sackett, barge builder; and Helen Terry, full age, spinster, of South St, father: Richard Terry, lighterman. Banns. He signed. She made mark. Witnesses: Richard Thomas Terry, Jane Handgrove."
  14. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Salisbury Lane, St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey
    John Sackett, 59, shipwright, b. not Surrey
    Louiesa Sackett, 57, b. not Surrey
    Eli Sackett, 17, shipwright ap, b. Surrey
    HO107; Piece 1048; Book: 4; Civil Parish: St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey; County: Surrey; Enumeration District: 9; Folio: 8; Page: 8; Line: 24; GSU roll: 474649. [Also researched at PRO by Marion Sackett].
  15. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 40 Clarence St., Rotherhithe, Surrey
    Eli Sackett, head, married, 27, shipwright, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Amelia Sackett, wife, 26, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Eli Sackett, son, 6, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Amelia Sackett, dau, 2, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    HO 107/1583/f59v.
  16. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341114, PRO RG11/0511/6/5
    London, Middlesex
    14 Charles St
    Eli J. SACKETT, head, married, 57, b. Bermondsey, barge builder
    Ellen SACKETT, wife, 60, b. Bermondsey.
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Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited28 May 2017
 

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