Sidney Frank Sackett

FatherGeorge Sackett (1852-1902)
MotherLouisa Else (1852-1926)
Sidney Frank Sackett, son of George Sackett and Louisa Else, was born in Faversham, KentG, on 31 December 18921,2 and baptized at St Mary of Charity Church, FavershamG, on 24 March 1893.3 He died aged 49 in Maidstone, KentG, in 1942.4 He married in Hollingbourn, KentG, in 1925, Alice Jane Filmer, daughter of ___ Filmer and ___ Apps.5,6 Alice was born in HollingbournG on 3 January 1898.7,2 She died aged 70 in MaidstoneG in 1968.8
     In 1901 Sidney was living at 3 Dartford Villas, Birchington, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Sidney F Sackett, aged eight and born in Faversham, son of George Sackett.9
     In 1911 he was living at 3 Perfects Cottages, BirchingtonG, in the household of his widowed mother Louisa, and was recorded as Sydney Sackett, a house boy (domestic), aged 18 and born in Faversham.10
     Sidney served in the British Army during the First World War as a Private in the East Kent Regiment. He was awarded the Victory Medal and the British Medal in recognition of active service overseas. He served in France from August 1915 and was awarded the 1915 Star.11,12
     In 1921 he was living at Big Allington Farm, Hollingbourne, KentG, and was recorded as Sidney Sackett, a farm labourer, a boarder, aged 27.13
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Sidney and Alice were living at Sutton Street, Bearsted, Maidstone Rural District, KentG. Sidney was incapacitated; Alice was a daily worker.14

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1893. Sackett, Sidney Frank. Mother: Else. Faversham. 2a:882."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. Baptisms Register, St Mary of Charity, Faversham, Kent (Findmypast image), "24 Mar 1893 Sidney Frank Sackett, son of George & Louisa, 34 Tanner St, plasterer."
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Jun qtr 1942. Sackett, Sidney, 49. Maidstone."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1925. Sackett, Sidney F. Spouse: Filmer. Hollingbourn. 2a:1295."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1925. Filmer, Alice J. Spouse: Sackett. Hollingbourn. 2a:1295."
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1898. Filmer, Alice Jane. Mother: Apps. Hollingbourn. 2a:792."
  8. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "Mar qtr 1968. Sackett, Alice J, 70. Maidstone. 5F:722."
  9. 1901 England census, 819/105
    Birchington, Kent
    3 Dartford Villas
    George Sackett, head, married, 49, plasterer, worker, b. Margate, Kent
    Louisa Sackett, wife, 48, b. Plurkley, Kent
    Fredk G T Sackett, son, single, 23, plasterer, worker, b. Faversham, Kent
    Stephen E Sackett, son, single, 17, apprentice to plumber, worker, b. Faversham
    Lewis H Sackett, son, 15, telegraph messenger, worker, b. Faversham
    Ernest Sackett, son, 13, plasterer's apprentice, worker, b. Faversham
    Kate A Sackett, dau, 12, b. Faversham
    Sidney F Sackett, son, 8, b. Faversham
    Edmond H Sackett, son, 5, b. Faversham.
  10. 1911 England census, 3 Perfects Cottages, Birchington, Kent
    6 rooms
    Louisa Sackett, head, 59, widow, parochial relief, b. Pluckley, Kent
    Lillian Martha Sackett, dau, 30, single, b. Faversham, Kent
    Louis Sackett, son, 25, married, (invalid), b. Faversham, Kent
    Ernest Sackett, son, 23, single, milkman, worker, b. Faversham, Kent
    Kate Sackett, dau, 22, single, domestic servant, b. Faversham, Kent
    Sydney Sackett, son, 18, single, house boy (domestic), b. Faversham, Kent
    Edmund Sackett, son, 15, errand boy greengrocer, b. Faversham, Kent
    Alice Elmer, gdau, 13, school, b. Battersea, London.
  11. "Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards" (Findmypast transcript).
  12. "British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920", digital image, The National Archives, "Sackett, S F, Private, East Kent Regiment, service nos. G/5323, 271062, Victory Medal, British Medal, 1915 Star, Theatre of War France entry 8 Aug 1915. WO372/17."
  13. 1921 England census, Big Allington Farm, Hollingbourne, Kent
    Sidney Sackett, boarder, 27y 6m, single, b. Faversham, Kent, farm labourer (genl), Mr Wickens Farmer, Muskett Lane, Hollingbourne
    [In household of James Filmer & family].
  14. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, Sutton Street, Bearsted, Maidstone R D, Kent: RG101/1866F/002/27, Sidney F Sackett, b. 31 Dec 1893, married, incapacitated; RG101/1866F/002/28, Alice J Sackett, b. 3 Jan 1898, married, daily worker & unpaid house duties; Edmund F Moon, b. 1880, single, road sweeper (incapacitated).
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited4 Jul 2023

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