William Watton Sackett

(1817-1892)
FatherRichard Sackett (1783-1863)
MotherJane Kemp (c 1785-1851)
William Watton Sackett, mariner, of Dover, Kent, son of Richard Sackett and Jane Kemp, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, in 1817.1 He was baptized at St Lawrence in ThanetG on 9 February 1817.1 He died aged 75 and was buried at St Mary the Virgin, DoverG, on 24 May 1892.2 He married at DoverG in 1843, Marie ___.3 Marie was born in DoverG between 1827 and 1828.4 Marie ___ died aged 655 and was buried at St Mary the Virgin, DoverG, on 4 December 1893.6
     In 1841 William was living at Middle Row, St Mary, DoverG, in the household of his mother Jane, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, aged 20 [rounded down] and born in Kent.7
     In 1861 he was living at Seven Star Street, St Mary, DoverG, and was recorded as William Sackett, a mariner, head of household, married, aged 38, and born in Ramsgate. Living with him was his wife Maria, aged 28, and born in Dover.8
     In 1871 he was living at 5 Round Tower Street, St Mary, DoverG, and was recorded as William Sackett, a seaman, head of household, married, aged 53, and born in Ramsgate. Living with him was his wife Ann M, aged 44, and born in Dover. [It is assumed that Ann M was the same as Marie/Maria]9
     In 1881 he was living at 3 Wellards Cottages, Bulwark Street, St Mary Virgin, Dover, KentG, and was recorded as William Sackett, mariner, head of household, married, aged 65, and born in Ramsgate, Kent. Living with him was his wife Marie, aged 60, and born in Dover. Also in the household was an unmarried lodger, James Whiehead.10
     In 1891 he was living at 3 Wellards Cottages, St Mary, Dover, KentG, and was recorded as William Sackett, a mariner, head of household, married, aged 76, and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Ann M, aged 64, and born in Dover, and an eight-year-old boarder Annie Braden.11

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "9 February 1817 William Watton s. Richard & Jane Sackett, Ramsgate."
  2. Burials Register, St Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent, "24 May 1892 William Sackett, Dover Union, 75 years."
  3. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1843. Sackett, William. Dover."
  4. Date of birth 1827 or 1828 based on age 65 at death in 1893. The 1861 census record has age 28, giving date of birth of 1832 or 1833; this was clearly wrong if Marie married in 1843. The 1871 census has age 44, giving date of birth of 1827 or 1828. The 1881 census has age 60, giving date of birth of 1820 or 1821.
  5. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1893. Sackett, Maria, 65. Dover. 2a:606."
  6. Burials Register, St Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent, "4 December 1893 Maria Sackett, Dover Union, 65 years."
  7. 1841 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Middle Row, St Mary, Dover, Kent
    Jane Sackett, 50, wife of pilot, b. Kent
    William Sackett, 20, mariner, b. Kent
    Ann Sackett, 20, b. Kent
    Mary Sackett, 15, b. Kent
    William Sackett, 15, b. Kent
    Sarah Ralph, 20, FS, b. Kent
    HO107; Piece 494; Book: 12; Civil Parish: St Mary; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 14; Folio: 12; Page: 18; Line: 21; GSU roll: 306885; [indexed as Packett]. [Also researched at PRO by Marion Sackett].
  8. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?/f97
    Seven Star St., St Mary, Dover, Kent
    William Sackett, head, married, 38, mariner, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Maria Sackett, wife, 28, b. Dover, Kent.
  9. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/?/f62
    5 Round Tower Street, St Mary, Dover, Kent
    William Sackett, head, married, 53, seaman, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Ann M Sackett, wife, 44, b. Dover, Kent.
  10. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341238, PRO RG11/1004/59/9
    Dover St Mary Virgin, Kent
    Bulwark St 3 Wellards Cottages
    William SACKETT, head, married, 65, b. Ramsgate, Kent, mariner
    Marie SACKETT, wife, 60, b. Dover, Kent
    James WHIEHEAD, lodger, unmarried, 46, b. Dover, pipe maker (tob).
  11. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/?
    3 Wellards Cotts, St Mary, Dover, Kent
    William Sackett, head, married, 76, mariner, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Ann M Sackett, wife, 64, b. Dover, Kent
    Annie Braden, boarder, 8, b. Walmer, Kent.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Generation.TreeO.3
Last Edited25 Nov 2008
 

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