Edward Sackett

(1816-1884)
FatherJohn Sackett1 (1785-1866)
MotherSarah Tucker1 (c 1780-1848)
Edward Sackett, an ironmonger, son of John Sackett and Sarah Tucker, was born in Margate, KentG, in 18162 and baptized at St John in ThanetG on 21 April 1816.3 He died aged 68 at 31 Hare Street, Woolwich, KentG, on 22 April 18844,5 and was buried at Woolwich Cemetery, GreenwichG, on 29 April 1884.6 He married at St John in ThanetG on 27 July 1843, Louisa Pegden, daughter of Nicholas Pegden and Elizabeth Newman.7,8 Louisa was born in MargateG in about 1822.7 She died aged 55 in WoolwichG on 24 March 18779 and was buried at Woolwich Cemetery, GreenwichG, on 29 March 1877.10
     In 1851 Edward was living at 139 High Street, St John's, Margate, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Edward Sackett, an ironmonger, head of household, married, aged 36, and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Louisa, aged 29, and also born in Margate, and their children, Louisa, 4, and Edward, aged two. Also in the household was a female house servant.11
     In 1871 he was living at 31 & 32 Hare Street, Woolwich, KentG, and was recorded as Edward Sackett, an ironmonger, head of household, married, aged 55, and born in Margate. Living with him were his wife Louisa, aged 49, and their unmarried children, Louisa (24), Edward (22), Julia (18), John (16), Emily Sackett, (11), and Eleanor (10). Also in the household was a female domestic servant.12
     In 1881 he was living at 31 & 32 Hare Street, Woolwich, KentG, and was recorded as Edward Sackett, an ironmonger, head of household, a widower, aged 64, and born in Margate. Living with him were his unmarried children, Louisa (30), John (24), Emily (20), and Eleanor (18). Also in the household were visitors, Mary Smith (22), and two-year-old Louisa Smith, presumably Mary's daughter, and a domestic servant, Alice Simmons.13
     Edward's will, made in Woolwich, KentG, was proved at the Principal Probate Registry on 23 August 1884. He appointed his son Edward and daughter Louisa as executors. His personal estate was valued at £7,835.14

Children of Edward Sackett and Louisa Pegden

Sackett Family Association descendants
Vivienne Chan.

 Notes & Citations

  1. 1851 Census for England & Wales.
  2. Census.
  3. Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent, "21 April 1816 Edward s. John & Sarah Sackett, Margate, mariner."
  4. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1884. Sackett, Edward, 68. Woolwich."
  5. Will.
  6. Burials Register, Woolwich Cemetery, Greenwich, Kent (transcription, Deceased Online), "29 Apr 1884 Edward Sackett d. 22 Apr 1884."
  7. Marriages Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "27 April 1843 Edward Sackett, bachelor, full age, brazier, of 68 High Street, Margate, & Louisa Pegden, spinster, full age, of Church, Margate. Both signed. Fathers: John Sackett, mariner; Nicholas Pegden, farmer. Witnesses: N Pegden, E Sackett."
  8. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1843. Sackett, Edward. Thanet. 5:528."
  9. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1877. Sackett, Louisa, 55. Woolwich."
  10. Burials Register, Woolwich Cemetery, Greenwich, Kent (transcription, Deceased Online), "29 Mar 1877 Louisa Sackett d. 24 Mar 1877."
  11. 1851 Census for England & Wales, 139 High St., St. Johns, Margate, Kent
    Edward Sackett, head, married, 36, ironmonger, b. Kent, Margate
    Louisa Sackett, wife, 29, b. Kent, Margate
    Louisa Sackett, dau, 4, at home, b. Kent, Margate
    Edward Sackett, son, 2, at home, b. Kent, Margate
    Charlotte Denham, serv., 20, house servant, b. Kent, Margate
    HO107/1629/f.300v.
  12. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/783/f8
    31 & 32 Hare St, Woolwich, Kent
    Edward Sackett, head, married, 55, ironmonger, b. Margate, Kent
    Louisa Sackett, wife, 49, b. Margate
    Louisa Sackett, dau, unm., 24, shopwoman, b. Margate
    Edward Sackett, son, unm., 22, shopman, b. Margate
    Julia Sackett, dau, unm., 18, b. Margate
    John Sackett, son, unm., 16, shopman, b. Woolwich
    Emily Sackett, dau, 11, scholar, b. Woolwich
    Eleanor Sackett, dau, 10, scholar, b. Woolwich
    Fanny Stevens, serv., unm., 20, domestic, b. Woolwich.
  13. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341175, PRO RG11/0746/110/3
    Woolwich, Kent
    31 & 32 Hare St
    Edward Sackett, head, widower, 64, b. Margate, Kent, ironmonger
    Louisa Sackett, dau, unmarried, 30, b. Margate
    John Sackett, son, unmarried, 24, b. Woolwich, Kent, assistant (to ironmonger)
    Emily Sackett, dau, unmarried, 20, b. Woolwich
    Eleanor Sackett, dau, unmarried, 18, b. Woolwich
    Mary Smith, visitor, married, 22, b. Margate
    Louisa Smith, visitor, 2, b. Hitchin, Hertford
    Alice Simmons, serv, unmarried, 20, b. Plumstead, Kent, dom servant.
  14. Will of Edward Sackett of Woolwich, Kent, date not known, proved in the Principal Registry, 23 August 1884 (Somerset House Indexes).
  15. 1871 Census for England & Wales.
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Last Edited25 November 2016