Sarah Ann Sackett

FatherCharles Sackett (1847-1901)
MotherEsther Haradine (c 1840-1924)
Birth1867, Lambeth, SurreyG,1
Baptism1868, LambethG,2
Death1944, St Albans, HertfordshireG,3,4
Marriage1886, Brixton, SurreyGThomas Henry Wilkes5,6
Sarah Ann Sackett, daughter of Charles Sackett and Esther Haradine, was born in Kennington, Lambeth, SurreyG, in 18671 and baptized at St Mary's Church, LambethG, on 9 February 1868.2 She died aged 77 in St Albans, HertfordshireG, on 3 September 1944.3,4 She married at St John's Church, Brixton, SurreyG, on 24 March 1886, Thomas Henry Wilkes, son of Thomas Peter Wilkes.5,6 Thomas was born in LambethG in about 1862.7 He died before 1901.7
     In 1881 Sarah was living at 6 Pleasant Place, Lambeth, SurreyG, in the household of her father Charles, a general labourer, and was recorded in the census as Sarah Sackett, a scholar, aged 14, and born in Kennington, Surrey.8
     In 1891 she was living at 3 Rumsey Road, LambethG, in the household of her husband Thomas Wilkes, 28, a print compositor, and was recorded as Sarah A Wilkes, aged 23. Living with them were their children, Gwendolen, 3, Charles, 2, and Dorothy, aged one. Also in the household were a female servant and a male boarder.9
     In 1901 she was living at 151 Stockwell Park Road, LambethG, and was recorded as Sarah A Wilkes, a widow, head of household, aged 33. Living with her were her children, Gwendoline, 13, Charles, 12, Dorothy, 10, Ethel, 8, Reginald, 4, and Thomas, aged two. There was also a male boarder in the household.10
     In 1911 she was living at 6a Avenue Park Road, West Norwood, LondonG, and was recorded as Sarah Ann Wilkes, head of household, a widow, of private means. Living with her were her Wilkes children, Gwendoline, 23, Ethel, 19, Reginald, 14, and Thomas, aged 13, and her son Sylvester Quarde, aged six.11
     Sarah left a will which was proved on 27 November 1944 by her daughter Gwendolen. The value of Sarah's estate was £90.12

Children of Sarah Ann Sackett and Thomas Henry Wilkes

Child of Sarah Ann Sackett

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1867. Sacket, Sarah Ann. Mother: Harodine. Lambeth. 1d:399."
  2. Baptism, St Mary, Lambeth, Surrey (IGI), "9 February 1868 Sarah Ann d. Charles & Esther Sackett."
  3. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Sep qtr 1944. Wilkes, Sarah A, 77. St Albans. 3a:1112."
  4. Probate.
  5. Marriages Register, St John, Brixton, Surrey, "24 March 1886 Thomas Henry Wilkes, 23, bachelor, printer, of 3 Rumsey Road, father Thomas Peter Wilkes, printer, & Sarah Ann Sackett, 18, spinster, of same address, father Charles Sackett, wine cooper. Banns. Witnesses: Thomas Williams, Esther Sackett."
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1886. Sackett, Sarah Anne. Lambeth. 1d:368."
  7. Census.
  8. 1881 England census, FHL 1341137, PRO RG11/0600/22/45
    Lambeth, Surrey
    6 Pleasant Place
    Charles Sackett, head, married, 37, b. Rotherhithe, Surrey, genl labr
    Esther Sackett, wife, 38, b. Cambridge, England
    Sarah Sackett, dau, 14, b. Kennington, Surrey, scholar
    Esther Sackett, dau, 11, b. Kennington, scholar
    Amelia Sackett, dau, 9, b. Kennington, scholar
    Eliza Sackett, dau, 6, b. Kennington, scholar.
  9. 1891 England census, RG12, piece 407, folio 45, p. 24, GSU roll 6095517
    3 Rumsey Rd, Lambeth, London
    Wilkes, Thomas H, head, 28, printer compositor, b. Lambeth
    Wilkes, Sarah A, wife, 23, b. Lambeth
    Wilkes, Gwendolen G, daughter, 3, b. Lambeth
    Wilkes, Charles W, son, 2, b. Lambeth
    Wilkes, Dorothy I, daughter, 1, b. Lambeth
    Tonkin, William, boarder, widower, 39, clerk, b. Isle of Wight
    Storing, Florence, servant, 16, domestic servant, b. Lambeth.
  10. 1901 England census, RG13, piece 434, folio 82, p. 5
    151 Stockwell Park Rd, Lambeth, London
    Wilkes, Sarah A, head, widow, 33, b. Kennington, London
    Wilkes, Gwendoline G, daughter, 13, b. Brixton
    Wilkes, Charles W, son, 12, b. Brixton
    Wilkes, Dorothy I, daughter, 10, b. Brixton
    Wilkes, Ethel D, daughter, 8, b. Brixton
    Wilkes, Reginald Jack, son, 4, b. Brixton
    Wilkes, Thomas H, son, 2, b. Brixton
    Reynolds, Frederick W, boarder, 21, private secretary, b. Cork, Ireland.
  11. 1911 England census, RG14, piece 2130
    6a Avenue Park Road, West Norwood, Lambeth, London
    6 rooms
    Wilkes, Sarah Ann, head, 43, widowed, private means, b. London, Kennington
    Wilkes, Gwendolen, daughter, 23, single, stenographer, b. London, Brixton
    Wilkes, Ethel, daughter, 19, single, stenographer, b. London, Brixton
    Wilkes, Reginald, son, 14, b. London, Brixton
    Wilkes, Thomas, son, 13, b. London, Brixton
    Quarde, Sylvester, son, 6, b. London, Streatham, African.
  12. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "WILKES Sarah Ann of 39 Upper Lattimore-road St. Albans Hertfordshire died 3 Sep 1944 at Oster House St. Albans Probate Llandudno 27 Nov to Gwendolen Gertrude Wilkes spinster. Effects £90 12s. 10d."
Sackett line8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited19 Jun 2020

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