Sarah Ann Sackett

(1818-1903)
FatherRichard Sackett (1783-1863)
MotherJane Kemp (c 1785-1851)
Sarah Ann Sackett, daughter of Richard Sackett and Jane Kemp, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, in 18181 and baptized at St Lawrence in ThanetG on 1 February 1818.1 She died aged 85 in Milton, KentG, in 1903.2
     In 1841 Sarah was living at Middle Row, St Mary, Dover, KentG, in the household of her mother Jane, and was recorded in the census as Ann Sackett, aged 20 (rounded down) and born in Kent. Her father, a pilot, was presumably at sea on the census date.3
     In 1851 she was living at 118 Snargate Street, Dover, KentG, and was recorded as Sarah Ann Sackett, unmarried, aged 20 and born in Ramsgate, daughter of Richard Sackett.4
     In 1861 she was living at 118 Snargate Street, Dover, KentG, in the household of her father Richard Sackett, and was recorded as Sarah Sackett, a dressmaker, unmarried, aged 30 and born in Ramsgate.5
     Sarah was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made in Dover, KentG, on 29 September 1854. She was to share equally, with her sister Elizabeth, their father's leasehold house at 118 Snargate Street, Dover, and his personal estate, which was valued at under £200. The will was proved at Canterbury on 9 November 1863.6
     In 1871 she was living at 118 Snargate Street, Dover, KentG, in the household of her sister Elizabeth Joad, and was recorded as Sarah Ann Sackett, a dressmaker, unmarried, aged 50, and born in Ramsgate.7
     In 1881 she was living at Station House, Station Road, Rainham, KentG, in the household of her nephew Thomas Sheppard and his family, and was recorded as Sarah Ann Sackettt, unmarried, aged 62, and born in Ramsgate. Also in the household was her widowed sister Elizabeth Joad.8
     In 1891 she was living at 1 Darnley Terrace, Gravesend, KentG, in the household of her niece Caroline Shephard and family, and was recorded as Sarah Ann Sackett, living on own means, unmarried, aged 73 and born in Ramsgate.9
     In 1901 she was living at Railway Station House, Sittingbourne, KentG, in the household of her nephew Thomas H Shephard and his family, and was recorded as Sarah A Sackett, living on own means, single, aged 83 and born in Ramsgate.10
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
ChartsLine 3 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "1 February 1818 Sarah Ann d. Richard & Jane Sackett, Ramsgate."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1903. Sackett, Sarah Ann, 86. Milton."
  3. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, 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].
  4. 1851 Census for England & Wales, "118 Snargate St., St Mary, Dover
    Richard Sackett, head, widower, 65, Cinque Ports pilot, b. Kent, Westwood
    Sarah Ann Sackett, dau, unmarried, 20, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    John Sackett, gson, 12, scholar, b. Kent, Dover."
  5. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?/f143
    118 Snargate St., Dover (St Mary), Kent
    Richard Sackett, head, widower, 76, superannuated pilot, b. Thanet, Hearn
    Elizabeth Joade, dau, widow, 47, tobacconist, b. Kent, Deal
    Sarah Sackett, dau, unmarried, 30, dressmaker, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Emily Collard, niece, 13, scholar, b. Kent, Alkham
    Emily Cox, niece, 13, scholar, b. Kent, Dover
    Phillip Handcock, visitor, unmarried, 23, printer compositor, b. Devon, Plymouth.
  6. Will of Richard Sackett of St John's, Margate, Kent, 29 September 1854, proved in Canterbury, 9 November 1863 (Somerset House Indexes, unknown reference).
  7. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/?
    118 Snargate St., Dover, Kent
    Elizabeth Joad, head, widow, 60, tobacconist, b. Deal, Kent
    Sarah Ann Sackett, sister, unm., 50, dressmaker, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Thomas Holt Shephard, nephew, married, 24, clerk, b. Ipswich, Suffolk
    Caroline Emily Shephard, niece, married, 21, b. Dover, Kent
    Mary Cock, grandmother[?], married, 79, b. Alkham, Kent
    Catherine Eliz. Jones, cousin, unm., 20, nurse, b. Folkestone, Kent.
  8. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341232, PRO RG11/0975/19/6
    Rainham, Kent
    Station Rd Station House
    Thomas H. SHEPPARD, head, married, 34, b. Ipswich, Suffolk, station master
    Caroline E. SHEPPARD, wife, 31, b. Dover, Kent, station master wife
    Phillip E. SHEPPARD, son, 8, b. Dover, Kent, scholar
    Helen M. SHEPPARD, dau, 4, b. Dover, Kent, scholar
    Elizabeth J. JOAD, aunt, widow, 70, b. Deal, Kent
    Sarah Ann SACKETT, aunt, unmarried, 62, b. Ramsgate, Kent.
  9. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/?
    1 Darnley Terrace, Gravesend, Kent
    Thomas Holt Shepherd, head, married, 44, station master, LC&DR, b. Ipswich
    Caroline Emily Shepherd, wife, 41, b. Dover
    Philip Edward Shepherd, son, unm., 18, railway booking clerk, b. Dover
    Helen Mary Shepherd, dau, 14, scholar, b. Kearsney
    Sarah Ann Sackett, aunt, unm., 73, living on own means, b. Ramsgate.
  10. 1901 Census for England & Wales, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Railway Station House
    Thomas H[?] SHEPHARD, head, married, 54, station master, worker, b. Ipswich, Suffolk
    Caroline E SHEPHARD, wife, 51, b. Dover, Kent
    Helen M SHEPHARD, dau, single, 24, b. Kearsney[?], Kent
    Lucy SHEPHARD, mother, widow, 79, living on own means, b. Bonhall [or Borehall], Suffolk
    Sarah A SACKETT, aunt, single, 83, living on own means, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Alice A COLLINS, serv, single, 18, general servant (domestic), b. Poplar, London.
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