Robert George Sackett

(1815-1896)
FatherRichard Sackett (1783-1863)
MotherJane Kemp (c 1785-1851)
Robert George Sackett, shoemaker, coal-meter, and general porter of Ramsgate, Kent, son of Richard Sackett and Jane Kemp, was born in RamsgateG in 1815. He was baptized at St Lawrence in ThanetG on 24 June 1815.1 He died aged 81 in ThanetG in 1896.2 He married first at St George's Church, RamsgateG, on 10 September 1839, Judith Fegen.3,4 Judith was born in about 18135 and died in ThanetG in 1879.6 He married second in ThanetG in 1879, Ann Pritchard.7,8 She was born in Ash next Sandwich, KentG, in about 18269 and died in Thanet, KentG, in 1889.10
     In 1841 Robert was living at York Street, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Robert Sackett, a cordwainer [shoemaker], aged 26 and born in Kent. Living with him were his wife Judith, 26, and son George, aged one. Also in the household were Mary Curling, 73, and Mary Fegan, 30, both of independent means.11
     In 1851 Robert was living at 12 York Street, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Robert G Sackett, a shoemaker employing one man and one apprentice, head of household, married, aged 36 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Judith, aged 38 and born in Ramsgate, their sons, George, 10, Charles, 9, Richard, 6, John, 4, and Arthur, aged two, and Judith's unmarried sister Mary, aged 40.12
     In 1861 he was living at 3 Leopold Street, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded as Robert Sackett, a cordwainer, head of household, married, aged 45 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Judith aged 48, and their sons Charles, 19, Richard, 16, John, 14, Arthur, 12, George, 7, and Edward, aged four.13
     In 1871 he was living at 21 Meeting Street, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded as Robert G Sackett, a coal-meter and general porter, head of household, married, aged 55, and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Judith, aged 58, and son George, aged 17.14
     In 1881 he was living at 4 Kent Terrace, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded as Robert G Sackett, a coal-meter, head of household, married, aged 67 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him was his second wife Ann, aged 55 and born in Ash, Kent.9
     In 1891 he was living in the Isle of Thanet Union Workhouse, Minster, KentG, and was recorded as Robert Geo Sackett, a retired coal meter, a widower, aged 77 and born in Ramsgate.15

Children of Robert George Sackett and Judith Fegen

Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "24 June 1815 Robert George s. Richard & Jane Sackett, Ramsgate."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1896. Sackett, Robert, 82. Thanet."
  3. Marriages Register, St George, Ramsgate, Kent, "10 September 1839 Robert George Sackett, full age, ba, cordwainer, Ramsgate (father Richard Sackett, pilot) & Judith Fegen, full age, spr, Ramsgate (father Charles Fegen, hairdresser). Banns. Both signed. Witnesses: Mary Fegen, William Hogben Sladden."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1839. Sackett, Robert George. Thanet."
  5. Date of birth based on age at death.
  6. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1879. Sackett, Judith, 66. Thanet."
  7. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1879. Sackett, Robert George. Thanet. 2a:1263."
  8. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1879. Pritchard, Ann. Thanet. 2a:1263."
  9. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341234/RG11/0987/101/21
    Ramsgate, Kent
    4 Kent Terrace
    Robert G. SACKETT, head, married, 67, b. Ramsgate, Kent, coal meter
    Ann SACKETT, wife, 55, b. Ash, Kent.
  10. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1889. Sackett, Ann, 66. Thanet."
  11. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, York Street, Ramsgate, Kent
    Robert Sackett, 26, cordwainer, b. Kent
    Judith Sackett, 26, b. Kent
    George Sackett, 1, b. Kent
    Mary Curling, 73, ind, b. Kent
    Mary Fegan, 30, ind, b. Kent
    HO107; Piece 469; Book: 5; Civil Parish: Preston By Wingham [error for Ramsgate]; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 9; Folio: 11; Page: 14; Line: 22; GSU roll: 306864. [indexed as Sachett on Ancestry]
  12. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 12 York St, Ramsgate
    Robert G Sackett, head, married, 36, shoemaker empl. 1 man, 1 apprentice, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Judith Sackett, wife, 38, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    George Sackett, son, 10, scholar, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Charles Sackett, son, 9, scholar, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Richard Sackett, son, 6, scholar, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    John Sackett, son, 4, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Arthur Sackett, son, 2, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Mary Fegen, sister, unmarried, 40, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  13. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/537/f44
    3 Leopold St., Ramsgate, Kent
    Robert Sackett, head, married, 45, cordwainer, b. Ramsgate
    Judith Sackett, wife, 48, b. Ramsgate
    Charles Sackett, son, unm., 19, shipwright, b. Ramsgate
    Richard Sackett, son, unm., 16, labourer, b. Ramsgate
    John Sackett, son, 14, sailor, b. Ramsgate
    Arthur Sackett, son, 12, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    George Sackett, son, 7, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Edward Sackett, son, 4, scholar, b. Ramsgate
    Henry Horn, lodger, unm., 43, cordwainer, b. Whitstable, Kent.
  14. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/994/f43
    21 Meeting St., Ramsgate, Kent
    Robert G Sackett, head, married, 55, coal meter & general porter, b. Ramsgate
    Judith Sackett, wife, married, 58, b. Ramsgate
    George Sackett, son, unm., 17, general porter, b. Ramsgate.
  15. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 725, folio 127, p. 18, GSU roll 6095835
    Isle of Thanet Union Workhouse, Minster, Kent
    Robert Geo Sackett, inmate, widower, 77, ret. coal meter, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
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Last Edited10 March 2019
 

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