Matilda Priscilla Sackett

FatherRichard Thomas Sackett (c 1834-1907)
MotherAnn Elizabeth Reed (c 1836-1912)
Birth1870, West Ham, EssexG,1,2
Baptism1874, Stratford, EssexG,3
Death1940, West HamG,4
Marriage1893, West HamGHarry Luxton5,6
Matilda Priscilla Sackett, daughter of Richard Thomas Sackett and Ann Elizabeth Reed, was born in West Ham, EssexG, on 10 August 18701,2 and baptized at St John, Stratford, EssexG, on 8 May 1874.3 She died aged 69 in West HamG in 1940.4 She married at All Saints, West HamG, on 14 January 1893, Harry Luxton, a gas worker, son of William Luxton.5,6 Harry was born in about 1871 and died aged 42 in West HamG in 1914.7
     Matilda was admitted, aged eight, with her ten-year-old sister Mary, to Bow High Street School, Tower Hamlets, LondonG, on 17 June 1879. They had previously been pupils at Stratfield Road School. The family was living at 10 Stewart's Buildings.2
     In 1881 Matilda was living at 113 Livingstone Road, West Ham, EssexG, in the household of her parents Richard and Ann, and was recorded in the census as Matilda Sackett, aged ten and born in Stratford.8
     In 1891 she was living at 50 Chapel Street, West HamG, in the household of Richard Woods, a blacksmith, and family, and was recorded as Matilda Sackett, a jute spinner, a lodger, single, aged 21.9
     In 1901 Matilda was living at 17 Major Road, West HamG, in the household of her husband Harry, 29, a steam ship stoker, and was recorded in the census as Matilda Luxton, aged 29. Living with them were their children, Frederick, 6, Matilda, 5, Albert, 3, and John, aged one. Also in the household was a male boarder.10
     In 1911 she was living at 36 Pond Road, West Ham, EssexG, and was recorded as Matilda Luxton, head of household, aged 40. Living with her were children, Frederick, 17, Matilda, 15, Albert, 13, John, 12, Edward, 8, Lillian, 6, and Annie, aged seven months. Also in the household were Matilda's widowed mother Ann, 76, and Matilda's unmarried brothers, Henry, 38, John, 36, and Edward, 29.11
(1911 census)

Children of Matilda Priscilla Sackett and Harry Luxton

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1871. Sakett, Matilda Priscilla. Mother: Read. W Ham. 4a:20."
  2. "London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840–1911" (Ancestry image), "Bow High Street School, Tower Hamlets, adm no 85, 17 Jun 1879, Matilda Sackett, parent/guardian: Richard Sackett, of 10 Stewart's Buil, b. 10 Aug 1870, last sch: Stratfield Rd."
  3. "Essex Baptisms" (Findmypast transcript), Baptisms Register, Stratford, St John, Essex, "8 May 1874, Matilda Priscilla Sackett, father Richard Sackett, labourer, mother Ann, of 7 Whaif Road."
  4. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Dec qtr 1940. Luxton, Matilda P, 69. W Ham. 4a:67."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1893. Sackett, Matilda Priscilla. W Ham. 4a:183."
  6. Marriages Register, All Saints, West Ham, Essex (Essex Record Office), "14 January 1893. Harry Luxton, 21, bachelor, gas worker, of 61 Victoria St, father William Luxton, fitter, & Matilda Priscilla Sackett, 21, spinster, of 18 Gibbins Rd, father Richard Sackett, labourer. Banns. Witnesses: Alfred Luxton, Phoebe Lee."
  7. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837–1915" (Ancestry transcript), "Dec qtr 1914. Luxton, Harry, 42. W Ham. 4a:112."
  8. 1881 England census, FHL 1341406, PRO RG11/1703/60/39
    West Ham, Essex
    113 Livingstone Rd
    Richard Sackett, head, married, 48, b. Canterbury, Kent, gen labourer
    Ann E. Sackett, wife, 46, b. Stratford, Essex
    Richard J. Sackett, son, 17, b. Stratford, carman
    Mary J. Sackett, dau, 12, b. Stratford
    Matilda Sackett, dau, 10, b. Stratford
    Henry B. Sackett, son, 7, b. Stratford
    John E. Sackett, son, 5, b. Stratford
    Emily Sackett, dau, 2, b. Stratford.
  9. 1891 England census, RG12, piece 1312, folio 55, p. 23, GSU roll 6096422
    50 Chapel St, West Ham, Essex
    Richard Woods, head, wid, 40, blacksmith, b. Bristol
    [+ 5 ch, 1 dau-in-law, & 1 gson]
    Matilda Sackett, lodger, single, 21, jute spinner hemp, b. Essex, Stratford.
  10. 1901 England census, RG13, piece 1594, folio 35, p. 6
    17 Major Road, West Ham, Essex
    Harry Luxton, head, married, 29, steam ship stoker, b. Essex, Stratford
    Matilda Luxton, wife, 29, b. Essex, Stratford
    Frederick Luxton, son, 6, b. Essex, Stratford
    Matilda Luxton, dau, 5, b. Essex, Stratford
    Albert Luxton, son, 3, b. Essex, Stratford
    John Luxton, son, 1, b. Essex, Stratford
    John Read, boarder, single, 42, general labourer, b. Essex, Stratford.
  11. 1911 England census, RG14, Piece 9424, Schedule 49
    36 Pond Road, West Ham, Essex
    4 rooms
    Matilda Luxton, head, 40, m. 18y, 9 ch, 7 living, house duties, b. West Ham
    Frederick Richard Luxton, son, 17, labourer, leather cloth -?-, b. West Ham
    Matilda Susan Luxton, dau, 15, skin comber, leather dressers, b. West Ham
    Albert Edward Luxton, son, 13, b. West Ham
    John Richard Luxton, son, 12, b. West Ham
    Edward Luxton, son, 8, b. West Ham
    Lillian Luxton, dau, 6, b. West Ham
    Annie Luxton, dau, 7 months, b. West Ham
    Mrs Sackett, mother, 76, widow, b. West Ham
    Henry Sackett, brother, 38, single, labourer, b. West Ham
    John Sackett, brother, 36, single, labourer, b. West Ham
    Edward Sackett, brother, 29, single, labourer, b. West Ham.
Sackett line8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Amanda Luxton and June Mckenny.
Last Edited15 Sep 2023

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