Stephen Setterfield Sackett

(1838-1911)
FatherThomas Sackett (1791-1860)
MotherMartha Setterfield (c 1793-1861)
Stephen Setterfield Sackett, carrier, coal-meter, and fish shop keeper, of Margate, Kent, son of Thomas Sackett and Martha Setterfield, was born in MargateG in 18381 and baptized at St John in ThanetG on 2 December 1838.2 He died aged 72 in ThanetG in 1911.3 He married first at Holy Trinity, MargateG, on 6 September 1863, Rebecca Sarah Mason, daughter of Andrew Haines Mason.4,5 Rebecca was born in RamsgateG in about 18406,7 and died aged about 53 in ThanetG in 1894.8 He married second in ThanetG in 1895, Mary Ann Darby.9 She was born in Canterbury, KentG, in about 184210 and died aged 85 in ThanetG in 1928.11
     In 1841 Stephen was living at King Street, St John, Margate, KentG, in the household of his parents Thomas and Martha, and was recorded in the census as Stephen Sackett, aged two and born in Kent.12
     In 1851 he was living at King Street, St John's, MargateG, in the household of his father Thomas Sackett, a carrier, and was recorded as Stephen Sackett, aged 12, and born in Margate.13
     It would appear that Stephen went into service during his late teens, perhaps in Dover. He was convicted there on 12 October 1855 of "larceny by servant" and sentenced to two months' imprisonment.14
     In 1861 he was living at King Street, MargateG, in the household of his brother William, and was recorded as Stephen Sackett, a carrier, unmarried, aged 23, and born in Margate.15
     In 1871 he was living at 1 Wellclose Square, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Stephen S Sackett, a coal-meter,16 head of household, married, aged 32, and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Rebecca, aged 30, and born in Ramsgate, and daughter Elizabeth, aged 6, and born in Margate. Also in the household were a boarder William Solley, and visitors, Sarah Holmes, and her children, William, and George.7
     In 1881 he was living at 30 Northumberland Road, St John's, MargateG, and was recorded as Stephen S Sackett, a common carrier, head of household, married, aged 42 and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Rebecca, 41, their daughter Elizabeth, 16, Rebecca's father Andrew H Macey [sic: Mason on Rebecca's marriage record], 69, and Stephen's nephew George Sackett, 29.17
     In 1899 Stephen was a cab proprietor and was running oyster rooms at 1 Trinity Hill, MargateG.18
     In 1901 he was living at 1a Trinity Hill, Holy Trinity, MargateG, and was recorded as Stephen S Sackett, a fish shop keeper on his own account, head of household, married, aged 62, and born in Margate. Living with him was his second wife Mary, aged 58 and born in Canterbury, Kent.10
     In 1911 he was living at 11 Gladstone Road, MargateG, in the household of his daughter Elizabeth and son-in-law Henry Murton, and was recorded as Stephen Sackett, an invalid, aged 72 and born in Margate.19

Child of Stephen Setterfield Sackett and Rebecca Sarah Mason

Sackett Family Association descendants
Brian Attree.
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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1838. Sackett, Stephen Setterfield. Mother: Setterfield. Thanet. 5:399."
  2. Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent, "2 December 1838 Stephen Setterfield s. Thomas & Martha Sackett, Margate, carrier."
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1911. Sackett, Stephen S, 72. Thanet."
  4. Marriages Register, Holy Trinity, Margate, Kent, "6 September 1863 Stephen Setterfield Sackett, aged 25, bachelor, carrier, of Margate, [signed], & Rebecca Sarah Mason, 23, spinster, of Margate, [made mark]. Fathers: Thomas Sackett, carrier; Andrew Haines Mason, mariner. Witnesses: Edward Henry Sackett, Eliza Sackett."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1863. Sackett, Stephen Setterfield. Thanet. 2a:1061."
  6. Date of birth based on age at marriage.
  7. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/992/f5
    1 Wellclose Square, Margate, Kent
    Stephen S Sackett, head, married, 32, coal meter, b. Margate
    Rebecca S Sackett, wife, 30, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 6, scholar, b. Margate
    William Solley, boarder, widower, 65, tailor, b. Margate
    Sarah Holmes, visitor, married, 33, fisherman's wife, b. Ramsgate
    William Holmes, visitor, 5, fisherman's son, b. Ramsgate
    George Holmes, visitor, 1, fisherman's son, b. Ramsgate.
  8. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1894. Sackett, Rebecca Sarah, 52. Thanet."
  9. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1895. Sackett, Steph. Setterfield. Thanet."
  10. 1901 Census for England & Wales, Margate, Kent
    1a Trinity Hill, Margate (Holy Trinity)
    Stephen S SACKETT, head, married, 62, fish shop keeper, own account, b. Margate
    Mary A SACKETT, wife, 58, b. Canterbury, Kent.
  11. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1928. Sackett, Mary A, 85. Thanet."
  12. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, King Street, St John, Margate, Kent
    Thos Sackett, 50, carrier, b. Kent
    Matha Sackett, 42, b. Kent
    Thos H Sackett, 15, b. Kent
    George Sackett, 14, b. Kent
    Elizth Sackett, 11, b. Kent
    Eliza Sackett, 10, b. Kent
    Edwd Sackett, 8, b. Kent
    Catherine Sackett, 6, b. Kent
    William Sackett, 5, b. Kent
    Stephen Sackett, 2, b. Kent
    Entries from Thos Sackett to Eliza Sackett: HO107; Piece 468; Book: 4; Civil Parish: St John The Baptist Margate; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 11; Folio: 25; Page: 10; Line: 20/25; GSU roll: 306863.
    Entries from Edwd Sackett to Stephen Sackett: HO107; Piece 468; Book: 4; Civil Parish: St John The Baptist Margate; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 11; Folio: 27; Page: 12; Lines: 1/4; GSU roll: 306863.
    [Note: The enumerator skipped a page in error with the result that Edward, Catherine, William, and Stephen Sackett's entries on the first four lines of page 12 (they should be on page 11) appear to place them wrongly in an unrelated Fagg family.]
  13. 1851 Census for England & Wales, King St., St. Johns, Margate, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, head, married, 60, carrier, b. Kent, Margate
    Martha Sackett, wife, 50, housewife, b. Kent, Minster
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, unmarried, 20, b. Kent, Margate
    Edward Sackett, son, unmarried, 18, b. Kent, Margate
    William Sackett, son, 14[?], b. Kent, Margate
    Stephen Sackett, son, 12, b. Kent, Margate
    Emma Sackett, dau, 6, b. Kent, Margate
    HO107/1629/f.368.
  14. Website England & Wales Criminal Registers, 1791–1892 (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), "Kent, Borough of Dover, Quarter Session, 12 October 1855, Stephen Setterfield Sackett, larceny by servant, 2 months' imprisonment."
  15. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    King Street, Margate, Kent
    William Sackett, head, unm., 25, butcher, b. Margate, Kent
    Stephen Sackett, brother, unm., 23, carrier, b. Margate.
  16. A coal-meter was a person who measured or weighed coal, usually an appointed offical.
  17. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341234, PRO RG11/0986/37/25
    Margate St John Baptist, Kent
    30 Northumberland Rd
    Stephen S. SACKETT, head, married, 42, b. Margate, Kent, common carrier
    Rebecca S. SACKETT, wife, 41, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Elizabeth M. S. SACKETT, dau, unmarried, 16, b. Margate, domestic at home
    Andrew H. MACEY, father-in-law, widower, 69, b. Brixham, Devon, retired fisherman
    George SACKETT, nephew, married, 29, b. Margate, plasterer.
  18. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1899. Kent. Margate. "Commercial. Sackett Stephen S. oyster rooms & cab prpr. 1 Trinity hl."
  19. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 4490, schedule 91
    11 Gladstone Road, Margate, Kent
    5 rooms
    Henry Murton, head, 42, married, carpenter & joiner, builder, worker, b. Faversham, Kent
    Elizabeth Murton, wife, 46, m. 22y, 3 ch, 2 living, b. Margate
    Gwendoline Murton, dau, 14, school, b. Margate
    Stephen Sackett, father, 72, married, invalid, b. Margate
    John Stavene?, cousin, 23, single, compositor, printing works, b. Margate.
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Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited26 November 2016
 

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