Francis Robert Sackett

(1825-1865)
FatherFrancis Sackett (1795-1853)
MotherSarah Walker (c 1798-1863)
Francis Robert Sackett, shipwright, of Shoreditch, Middlesex, son of Francis Sackett and Sarah Walker, was born in Marygold Street, Bermondsey, SurreyG, on 11 April 18251 and baptized at St Mary's Church, Rotherhithe, SurreyG, on 15 May 1825.2 He died aged 40 in RotherhitheG in 1865.3 He married in St Thomas' Church, Stepney, MiddlesexG, on 2 May 1853, Sarah Williamson Weightman, daughter of John Williamson Weightman.4,5
     In 1841 Francis was living at Upper Matilda Place, St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, SurreyG, in the household of his parents Francis and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Francis Sackett, an apprentice shipwright, aged 17 [actually 16] and born in Surrey.6
     In 1851 he was living at 26 Albert Street, St.Paul's, Tower Hamlets, Shoreditch, MiddlesexG, and was recorded as Francis Sackett, a shipwright, unmarried, aged 24 [actually 25] and born in Bermondsey, the son of Francis Sackett.7

Child of Francis Robert Sackett and Sarah Williamson Weightman

Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
ChartsLine 3 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Mary the Virgin, Rotherhithe, Surrey, "15 August 1825 Francis Robert s. Francis & Sarah Sackett, born 11 April, Marygold Street, Bermondsey. Father's occupation: shipwright."
  2. Baptisms Register, St Mary the Virgin, Rotherhithe, Surrey, "15 May 1825 Francis Robert s. Francis & Sarah Sackett, born 11 April, Marygold Street, Bermondsey. Father's occupation: shipwright."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1865. Sackett, Francis Robert. Rotherhithe. 1d:373."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1853. Sackett, Francis Robert. Stepney. 1c:989."
  5. Marriages Register, St Thomas, Stepney, Middlesex (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "2 May 1853, Francis Robert Sackett, full age, bachelor, shipwright, of Stepney, father: Francis Robert Sackett, shipwright; and Sarah Williamson Weightman, full age, spinster, of Stepney, father: John Williamson Weightman, wine merchant. Banns. Both signed. Witnesses: John Rodson, Emily Sackett."
  6. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Upper Matilda Place, St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey
    Francis Sacket, 45, shipwright, b. Surrey
    Sarah Sacket, 43, b. Surrey
    Ann Sacket, 23, b. Surrey
    Thos Sacket, 21, apprentice shipwright, b. Surrey
    Francis Sacket, 17, apprentice shipwright, b. Surrey
    Martha Sacket, 13, b. Surrey
    Emily Sacket, 8, b. Surrey
    Mary Ann Sacket, 5, b. Surrey
    HO107; Piece 1048; Book: 3; Civil Parish: St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey; County: Surrey; Enumeration District: 7; Folio: 33; Page: 19; Line: 24; GSU roll: 474649. [Also researched at PRO by Marion Sackett].
  7. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 26 Albert St., St.Pauls, Tower Hamlets, Shoreditch, Middlesex
    Francis Sackett, head, married, 55, shipwright, b. Surrey, Rotherhithe
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 53, b. Surrey, Rotherhithe
    Francis Sackett, son, unmarried, 24, shipwright, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Ann Sackett, dau, married, 30, dressmaker, b. Surrey, Rotherhithe
    Sarah Sackett, dau, married, 28, milener [sic], b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Emily Sackett, dau, unmarried, 18, corset maker, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Martha Sackett, dau, married, 25, dress maker, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    Mary Sackett, dau, unmarried, 16, tailoress, b. Surrey, Bermondsey
    [Three daughters recorded as married but in maiden names?]
    HO107/1550/f.254v.
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Last Edited17 July 2013
 

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