Sidney Rupert Sackett

(1882-1919)
FatherWilliam Henry Sackett (1840-1922)
MotherMartha Randall (c 1843-1919)
Sidney Rupert Sackett, son of William Henry Sackett and Martha Randall, was born in Orsett, EssexG, in 1882.1 He died aged 37 at home in 37 Whitehill Road, Gravesend, KentG, on 8 May 1919.2,3 He married in Stockport, CheshireG, in 1909, Eleanor W Birkett, daughter of Joseph W Birkett.4 Eleanor was born in Southport, LancashireG, on 16 September 1877.5,6 She died aged 78 at home at 15 Shrublands Close, Chelmsford, EssexG, on 27 November 19557,3 and was buried at All Saints Church Cemetery, Springfield, EssexG.8
     In 1891 Sidney was living at Wingfield House, OrsettG, in the household of his parents William and Martha, and was recorded in the census as Sidney Rupert Sackett, a scholar, aged eight and born in Orsett.9
     In 1901 he was living at Wingfield House, OrsettG, in the household of his father William, and was recorded as Sydney Rupert Sackett, a land agent's clerk, aged 18 and born in Orsett.10
     In 1911 he was living at 26A North View Road, Hornsey, MiddlesexG, and was recorded as Sidney Rupert Sackett, a self-employed land agent and surveyor, head of household, aged 28 and born in Orsett. Living with him was his wife Eleanor, 33.11
(1911 census)

     Administration of Sidney's estate was granted on 7 July 1919 to his widow Eleanor. His estate was valued at £259.12
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Sidney's widow Eleanor was living at White Cottage, Mountain Road, Caerphilly, Glamorgan, WalesG, with her brother Walter Birkett.13
     Sidney's widow Eleanor left a will which was proved on 26 January 1956 by their daughter Brenda. Her estate was valued at £1,020.14

Child of Sidney Rupert Sackett and Eleanor W Birkett

ChartsLine 6 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Jun qtr 1882. Sackett, Sidney Rupert. Mother: Randall. Orsett. 4a:300."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1919. Sackett, Sidney R, 37. Gravesend."
  3. Probate record.
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1909. Sackett, Sidney Rupert. Stockport. 8a:227."
  5. Census.
  6. 1939 Register.
  7. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1955. Sackett, Eleanor, 78. Chelmsford."
  8. Memorial Inscription, All Saints Church Cemetery, Springfield, Essex, database, Findmypast, "1955 Eleanor Sackett."
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 26A North View Rd, Hornsey, N
    5 rooms
    Sidney Rupert Sackett, head, 28, married, land agent & surveyor, own account, b. Essex, Orsett
    Eleanor Sackett, wife, 33, m. 1y, no ch, b. Lancashire, Southport.
  12. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Sidney Rupert of 37 Whitehill-road Gravesend Kent died 8 May 1919 Administration London 7 July to Eleanor Sackett widow. Effects £259 7s."
  13. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Birkett household, White Cottage, Mountain Road, Caerphilly U D, Glamorganshire, Wales: Walter Birkett, b. 1871, married, accountant to gas company; Eleanor Sackett, b. 16 Sep 1877, widowed, unpaid domestic duties.
  14. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Eleanor of 15 Shrublands Close Chelmsford widow died 27 November 1955 Probate London 26 January 1956 to Brenda Margaret Sackett spinster. Effects £1020 16s. 2d."
Generation.TreeQ.6
Sackett line3rd great-grandson of Thomas Sackett of Hornchurch, Essex
Last Edited11 November 2016