Martha Sackett

FatherFrancis Sackett (1795-1853)
MotherSarah Walker (c 1798-1863)
Birth1827, Bermondsey, SurreyG,1
Baptism1828, Rotherhithe, SurreyG,1
Marriage1848, Stepney, MiddlesexGJohn Robson2,3
Martha Sackett, daughter of Francis Sackett and Sarah Walker, was born in Marigold Street, Bermondsey, SurreyG, on 6 December 18271 and baptized at St Mary's Church, Rotherhithe, SurreyG, on 6 January 1828.1 She married at Stepney, MiddlesexG, in 1848, John Robson, a mariner, son of William Robson.2,3 John was born in about 1821.
     In 1841 Martha was living at Upper Matilda Place, St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, SurreyG, in the household of her parents Francis and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Martha Sackett, aged 13 and born in Surrey.4
     In 1851 she was living at 26 Albert Street, St.Paul's, Tower Hamlets, Shoreditch, MiddlesexG, and was recorded as Martha Sackett, a dress maker, aged 25, born in Bermondsey, a married daughter of Francis Sackett. Martha was recorded in her maiden name although she was by this date married.5

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Mary Rotherhithe, Surrey, "6 January 1828 Martha d. Francis & Sarah Sackett, born 6 December 1827, Marigold Street, Bermondsey. Father's occupation: shipwright."
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1848. Sackett, Martha. Stepney. 2:397."
  3. Marriages Register, St Thomas, Stepney, Middlesex (image on, "6 March 1848, John Robson, 26, bachelor, mariner, of Stepney, father: William Robson, mariner; and Martha Sackett, 22, spinster, of Stepney, father: Francis Sackett, shipwright. Banns. Both made mark. Witnesses: Sarah Walker, Charles Duckham."
  4. 1841 England census, 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].
  5. 1851 England census, 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?]
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited8 Mar 2010

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