Edith Grace Sackett

(1876-1946)
FatherWilliam Henry Sackett (1840-1922)
MotherMartha Randall (c 1843-1919)
Edith Grace Sackett, daughter of William Henry Sackett and Martha Randall, was born in Orsett, EssexG, on 20 December 1876.1,2 She died aged 69 at Severalls Hospital, Colchester, EssexG, on 2 January 19463,4 and was buried at St Giles and All Saints Church, OrsettG.5 She was unmarried.
     In 1881 Edith was living at Heath Place, Orsett, EssexG, and was recorded in the census as Edith G Sackett, aged four and born in Orsett, the daughter of William H Sackett.6
     In 1891 she was living at Wingfield House, OrsettG, in the household of her parents William and Martha, and was recorded as Edith Grace Sackett, a scholar, aged 14 and born in Orsett.7
     In 1901 she was living at Wingfield House, OrsettG, in the household of her father William, and was recorded as Edith Grace Sackett, a daily governess, single, aged 24 and born in Orsett.8
     Edith proved her mother Martha's will on 16 May 1919. Her estate was valued at £798.9
     Edith proved her father William's will on 10 June 1922. His estate was valued at £1,573.10
     Edith visited South Africa in 1924, arriving back in London from Natal as a first-class passenger on the Grantully Castle on 23 January 1924. Her UK address was 21 Camden Square, London, NW1, and she was recorded as having no occupation.11
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Edith was living at The Pod, High Street, Thurrock, EssexG. She had private means.12
     Edith left a will which was proved in LondonG on 26 June 1946. Her estate was valued at £4,526.13
Sackett line3rd great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett
ChartsLine 6 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1877. Sackett, Edith Grace. Mother: Randall. Orsett. 4a:238."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1946. Sackett, Edith G, 68. Colchester."
  4. Probate record.
  5. Memorial Inscription, St Giles and All Saints, Orsett, Essex, database, Findmypast, "1946 Edith Grace Sackett."
  6. 1881 Census for England & Wales, Heath Place, Orsett, Essex
    William H SACKETT, head, M, 41, rate collector, b. Orsett
    Martha SACKETT, wife, M, 37, b. Orsett
    Ada SACKETT, dau, 12, scholar, b. Orsett
    Walter R SACKETT, son, 11, scholar, b. Orsett
    Wilfred SACKETT, son, 7, scholar, b. Orsett
    Gertrude M SACKETT, dau, 6, scholar, b. Grays, Essex
    Edith G SACKETT, dau, 4, scholar, b. Orsett
    Mary A RUFF, serv., U, 15, domestic servant, b. Orsett
    1754/f23.
  7. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 1380, folio 87, p. 29, GSU roll 6096490
    Wingfield House, Orsett, Essex
    William Henry Sackett, head, married, 51, collector of poor rates, b. Essex, Orsett
    Martha Sackett, wife, 48, b. Essex, Orsett
    Ada Sackett, dau, single, 22, mother's help, b. Essex, Orsett
    Walter Randall Sackett, son, single, 21, assistant collector, b. Essex, Orsett
    Wilfrid Sackett, son, single, 17, farm bailiff, b. Essex, Orsett
    Gertrude Mary Sackett, dau, 16, scholar, b. Essex, Orsett
    Edith Grace Sackett, dau, 14, scholar, b. Essex, Orsett
    Sidney Rupert Sackett, son, 8, scholar, b. Essex, Orsett
    Annie Elizabeth Kempster, servant, single, 16, general servant domestic, b. Essex, Bulphan.
  8. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 1663/38
    Wingfield House, St Giles & All Saints, Orsett, Essex
    William Henry Sackett, head, M, 61, collector of poor rates, b. Orsett
    Ada Sackett, dau, S, 32, mothers help, at home, b. Orsett
    Edith Grace Sackett, dau, S, 24, daily governess, b. Orsett
    Wilfrid Sackett, son, S, 27, carter on farm, b. Orsett
    Sydney Rupert Sackett, son, S, 18, land agents clerk, b. Orsett
    Harriet Rose Johnson, servt, S, 15, general servant domestic, b. Orsett.
  9. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Martha of 37 White Hill-road Gravesend Kent (wife of William Henry Sackett) died 19 February 1919 Probate London 16 May to Edith Grace Sackett spinster. Effects £798."
  10. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett William Henry of 21 Camden-square Middlesex died 26 April 1922 Probate London 10 June to Edith Grace Sackett spinster. Effects £1573 2s."
  11. "UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878–1960", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Edith Grace Sackett, 47, occ: none, British, Grantully Castle 1st class, arr. 23 Jan 1924 London, from Natal, South Africa, UK address 21 Camden Sq, NW1, last permanent residence England, intended permanent residence England."
  12. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Sackett household, The Pod, High Street, Thurrock U D, Essex: RG101/1550E/004/10, Edith G Sackett, b. 20 Dec 1876, single, private means; Frances M Asplin, b. 1861.
  13. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Edith Grace of The Pod Orsett Essex spinster died 2 January 1946 at Severalls Hospital Colchester Probate London 26 June to Walter Mottram Perkins chartered surveyor. Effects £4526 10s. 11d."
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