John Sackett

(1820-1872)
FatherThomas Sackett (1791-1860)
MotherMartha Setterfield (c 1793-1861)
John Sackett, son of Thomas Sackett and Martha Setterfield, was born in Garlinge, KentG, in 18201 and baptized at St John in ThanetG on 20 August 1820.1 He died aged 52 in Canterbury, KentG, in 1872.2 He married Elizabeth Pilcher. She was born in Goodnestone, KentG, in about 1817.3 She was possibly the Elizabeth Sackett who died in Thanet, KentG, in 1890.4
     In 1841 John was living at Cranbourne Alley, St John, Margate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as John Sackett, a carrier, aged 21 and born in Kent. Living with him were his wife Elizabeth, 24, and "Jane" Sackett, aged ten months, taken to refer to their son James. Also in the household was James Wanns?, 72, a greengrocer.5,6
     In 1851 he was living at Mount Pleasant, Canterbury, KentG, and was recorded as John Sackett, a gardener, head of household, married, aged 30 and born in Garlinge, Kent. Living with him were his wife Elizabeth, aged 33 and born in Goodnestone, Kent, their children, James, 10, Thomas, 9, and Elizabeth, 7, and a 3-month-old nurse-child, Mary Ann Burgess.7
     In 1861 he was living at Union Street, Canterbury, KentG, and was recorded as John Sackett, a gardener, head of household, married, aged 40 and born in Garlinge. Living with him was his wife Elizabeth, aged 44, and born in Goodnestone.8
     In 1871 he was living at 4 Vernon Place, Canterbury, KentG, and was recorded as John Sackett, an unemployed gardener, head of household, married, aged 50 and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Elizabeth aged 54 and born in Goodnestone, his uncle Samuel Stonham, a 65-year-old widower, and Esther Black, a 13-year-old female general servant.9

Children of John Sackett and Elizabeth Pilcher

Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Paul Foster.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent, "20 August 1820 John s. Thomas, husbandman, & Martha Sackett, Garlinge."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1872. Sackett, John, 52. Canterbury."
  3. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/-?-
    Union St, Canterbury (next door to entry for John & Caroline Sackett at 65 Union St.)     
    John SACKETT, head, married, 40, gardener, b. Kent, Garlinge
    Elizabeth SACKETT, wife, 44, b. Kent, Goodnestone.
  4. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1890. Sackett, Elizabeth, 75. Thanet."
  5. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Cranbourne Alley, St John, Margate, Kent
    John Sackett, 21, carrier, b. Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, 24, b. Kent
    Jane Sackett, 10 Mo, b. Kent
    James Wanns?, 72, greengrocer, b. Kent
    HO107; Piece 468; Book: 6; Civil Parish: St John The Baptist Margate; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 19; Folio: 17; Page: 27; Line: 19; GSU roll: 306863.
  6. A birth record for a Jane or James Sackett in or about 1840 has not been found in the GRO indexes. James Pilcher Sackett, son of John & Elizabeth Sackett was baptized at St John's Church, Margate, on 11 October 1840. John was described in the baptism record as a carrier.
  7. 1851 Census for England & Wales, Mount Pleasant, Canterbury, Kent, (extra-parochial)
    John Sackett, head, married, 30, gardener, b. Kent, Garlinge
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 33, b. Kent, Goodnestone
    James P. Sackett, son, 10, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    Thomas Sackett, son, 9, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 7, scholar, b. Kent, Hythe
    Mary Ann Burgess, nursechild, 3 months, b. Sussex, Brighton
    HO107; Piece: 1624; Folio: 64; Page: 17; GSU roll: 193525.
  8. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    Union St, Canterbury, Kent (next door to John & Caroline Sackett at 65 Union St.)
    John Sackett, head, married, 40, gardener, b. Kent, Garlinge
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 44, b. Kent, Goodnestone.
  9. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/?
    4 Vernon Pl, Canterbury, Kent
    John Sackett, head, married, 50, gardener (unempl.), b. Margate, Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 54, gardener's wife, b. Goodnestone, Kent
    Samuel Stonham, uncle, widower, 65, P.N. Inspector, L.C.& A. Railway, b. Playden, Sussex
    Esther Black, serv, 13, general servant, b. Boughton, Kent.
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Last Edited12 March 2013
 

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