George Ernest Sackett

(1870-1943)
FatherGeorge Thomas Sackett1 (1844-1908)
MotherMargaret Still1 (c 1835-1918)
George Ernest Sackett, shoemaker, son of George Thomas Sackett and Margaret Still, was born in Hougham, Dover, KentG, on 5 March 1870.2,3,4 He died aged 73 at Etching Hill, Lyminge, Folkestone, KentG, on 22 June 1943.5,6,7 He married in DoverG on 25 February 1919, Annie Elizabeth Baker, daughter of ___ Baker and ___ Seath.8,9,10 Annie was born in DoverG in 1851.11 She died aged 75 at home at 46 Dour Street, Dover, KentG, on 25 September 192612,6 and was buried at Ss Peter & Paul Church, Charlton-in-Dover, KentG, on 30 September 1926.13
     In 1871 George was living at Military Road, Dover, KentG, in the household of his parents George and Margaret, and was recorded in the census as George E Sackett, aged 1, and born in Dover.1
     In 1881 he was living at Military Road, Hougham, KentG, in the household of his parents George and Margaret, and was recorded as George Sackett, a scholar, aged 11 and born in Dover.14
     In 1891 he was living at 15 Military Road, DoverG, in the household of his parents George and Margaret, and was recorded as George E Sackett, a shoemaker, single, aged 21 and born in Dover.15
     In 1901 he was living at 15 Military Road, DoverG, in the household of his parents George and Margaret, and was recorded as George E Sackett, a shoemaker, single, aged 31, and born in Hougham.16
     In 1911 he was living at 15 Military Road, DoverG, in the household of his widowed mother Margaret, and was recorded as George Sackett, a bootmaker, single, aged 41.17
     In 1921 he was living at 46 Dour Street, DoverG, and was recorded as George E Sackett, a boot maker, head of household, aged 51. His wife Anne, 70, was living with him.18
     George proved his wife Annie's will on 2 November 1926. Her estate was valued at £1,101.19
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, George was living at 46 Dour Street, DoverG. He was a boot repairer.20
     George left a will which was proved on 26 August 1943. His estate was valued at £228.21

 Notes & Citations

  1. 1871 England census, RG10/?
    Military Road, Dover, Kent
    George T Sackett, head, married, 26, coach body maker, b. Lambeth, London
    Margaret Sackett, wife, 34, b. Bermondsey, London
    Jessie M Sackett, dau, 2, b. Dover
    George E Sackett, son, 1, b. Dover.
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1870. Sackett, George Ernest. Mother: Still. Dover. 2a:942."
  3. Census.
  4. 1939 Register.
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Jun qtr 1943. Sackett, George E, 73. Folkestone."
  6. Probate record.
  7. "England, Newspaper Death Notices" (Findmypast image), Dover Express, 25 Jun 1943
    Deaths. Sackett.—On 22nd June, 1943, George Ernest Sackett, late of 46, Dour St., Dover, passed peacefully away, aged 73 years.
  8. Marriage Licences, Canterbury, Kent, "25 February 1919 George E Sackett, bachelor, of C C Dover, & Annie Baker, spinster, of St Peter & St Paul, Charlton. At parish church."
  9. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1919. Sackett, George E. Spouse: Baker. Dover. 2a:2222."
  10. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1919. Baker, Annie. Spouse: Sackett. Dover. 2a:2222."
  11. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Jun qtr 1851. Baker, Anne Elizabeth. Mother: Seath. Dover. 5:115."
  12. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1926. Sackett, Annie E, 75. Dover."
  13. Burials Register, Ss Peter & Paul, Charlton-in-Dover, Kent (Findmypast image), "30 Sep 1926 Anne Elizabeth Sackett, 46 Dover Street, 75 years."
  14. 1881 England census, FHL 1341239, PRO RG11/1007/4/2
    Hougham, Kent
    Military Road
    George Sackett, lodger (head), married, 36, b. London, Middlesex, coach body maker
    Margaret Sackett, wife, 42, b. London, Middlesex, none [occupation]
    Jessie Sackett, dau, 12, b. Dover, Kent, scholar
    George Sackett, son, 11, b. Dover, scholar
    Robert Sackett, son, 9, b. Dover, scholar.
  15. 1891 England census, RG12, piece 746, folio 21, p. 1, GSU roll 6095856
    15 Military Road, Dover (Christchurch), Kent
    George T Sackett, head, 46, married, coach bodymaker, b. London, Lambeth
    Margaret Sackett, wife, 58?, b. London, Southwark
    Jessie M Sackett, dau, single, 23?, dressmaker, b. Kent, Dover
    George E Sackett, son, single, 21, shoemaker, b. Kent, Dover
    Robert H Sackett, son, single, 19, coach viceman, b. Kent, Dover.
  16. 1901 England census, 842/24
    Dover, Kent
    15 Military Road, Dover (Christchurch, Hougham) (5+ rooms)
    George T Sackett, head, married, 56, coach body maker, worker, b. Lambeth, London
    Margaret Sackett, wife, 69, b. Bermondsey, London
    Jessie M Sackett, dau, single, 32, dressmaker, worker, b. Hougham, Kent
    George E Sackett, son, single, 31, shoemaker, worker, b. Hougham
    Robert H Sackett, son, single, 29, hammerman blacksmith, worker, b. Hougham.
  17. 1911 England census, RG14, piece 4596, schedule 2
    15 Military Road, Dover, Kent
    6 rooms
    Margaret Sackett, head, 77, widow, ["m. 44y, 3 ch, 2 living" struck through], b. Bermondsey, London
    Jessie Sackett, dau, 42, single, dressmaker, own account, at home, b. Hougham, Dover
    George Sackett, son, 41, single, boot maker, worker, b. Hougham, Dover.
  18. 1921 England census, 46 Dour Street, Dover, Kent
    George E Sackett, head, 51y 3m, married, b. Dover, Kent, boot maker, Wilson Last Lane, Dover
    Anne E Sackett, wife, 70y 3m, married, b. Denton, Kent, no occupation, at home.
  19. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "Sackett Anne Elizabeth of 46 Dour-street Dover (wife of George Ernest Sackett) died 25 September 1926 Probate Canterbury 2 November to the said George Ernest Sackett bootmaker and Albert Lot Baker retired baker. Effects £1101 18s. 5d."
  20. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Richards household, 46 Dour Street, Dover M B, Kent: Edward A Richards, b. 1902; Emily Richards, b. 1907; RG101/1712A/028/22, George E Sackett, b. 5 Mar 1870, widowed, boot repairer; & 1 closed record.
  21. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", , "Sackett George Ernest of 46 Dour-street Dover died 22 June 1943 at Etching Hill Lyminge near Folkestone Probate Gloucester 26 August to Edward Alexander Richards baker. Effects £228 4s. 6d."
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