John Sackett

(1854-1917)
FatherEdward Sackett (1816-1884)
MotherLouisa Pegden (c 1822-1877)
John Sackett, son of Edward Sackett and Louisa Pegden, was born in Greenwich, KentG, in 1854.1 He died aged 63 in East Wickham, KentG, on 4 August 19172,3 and was buried at Woolwich Cemetery, GreenwichG, on 9 August 1917.4 He married in Woolwich, KentG, in 1887, Alice Matilda Coleman.5,6,7 She was born in Sheerness, KentG, in about 1860.7,8 She died aged 76 in GreenwichG on 26 January 19369 and was buried at Woolwich Cemetery, GreenwichG, on 31 January 1936.10
     In 1871 John was living at 31 & 32 Hare Street, Woolwich, KentG, in the household of his parents Edward and Louisa, and was recorded in the census as John Sackett, a shop man, aged 16, and born in Woolwich.11
     In 1881 he was living at 31 & 32 Hare Street, Woolwich, KentG, in the household of his widowed father Edward, an ironmonger, and was recorded as John Sackett, assistant to ironmonger, unmarried, aged 24 and born in Woolwich.12
     In 1891 he was living at 17 Hare Street, WoolwichG, and was recorded as John Sackett, an ironmonger, head of household, aged 37. Living with him were his wife Alice, 29, and their son, John, aged two.13
     On 5 April 1897, John became the sole proprietor of the ironmongery business which he had previously owned in partnership with his brother Edward, following Edward's retirement.14
     In 1901 he was living at 17 & 19 Hare Street, Woolwich, LondonG, and was recorded as John Sackett, an ironmonger (employer), head of household, married, aged 47, and born in Woolwich. Living with him were his wife, Alice, aged 39, and born in Sheerness, Kent, and their sons, John, 11, and Victor, aged six.15
     In 1911 he was living at 17 and 19 Hare Street, WoolwichG, and was recorded as John Sackett, an ironmonger, head of household, aged 57. Living with him were his wife Alice, 49, and their sons, John, 22, and Victor, aged 16.16
     John left a will which was proved on 8 October 1917. His estate was valued at £3,383.17

Children of John Sackett and Alice Matilda Coleman

Sackett lineGrandson of John Sackett

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Jun qtr 1854. Sackett, John. Mother: Pegden. Greenwich. 1d:593."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1917. Sackett, John, 63. Dartford."
  3. Probate record.
  4. Burials Register, Woolwich Cemetery, Greenwich, Kent (transcription, Deceased Online), "9 Aug 1917 John Sackett d. 4 Aug 1917."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1887. Sackett, John. Woolwich. 1d:1628."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1887. Coleman, Alice Matilda. Woolwich. 1d:1628."
  7. 1901 Census for England & Wales.
  8. Date of birth based on age at death.
  9. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1936. Sackett, Alice M, 76. Greenwich."
  10. Burials Register, Woolwich Cemetery, Greenwich, Kent (transcription, Deceased Online), "31 Jan 1936 Alice Matilda Sackett d. 26 Jan 1936."
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, Piece 532, Folio 77, p. 3, GSU roll 6095642
    17 Hare Street, Woolwich, London
    John Sackett, head, married, 37, ironmonger, b. Woolwich
    Alice M Sackett, wife, 29, b. Kent, Sheerness
    John E Sackett, son, 2, b. Woolwich.
  14. The London Gazette, digital image, (https://www.thegazette.co.uk), 16 April 1897.
  15. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 565/114
    Woolwich, London
    17 & 19 Hare Street
    John Sackett, head, married, 47, ironmonger, employer, b. Woolwich
    Alice M Sackett, wife, 39, at home, b. Sheerness, Kent
    John E Sackett, son, 11, b. Woolwich
    Victor S Sackett, son, 6, b. Woolwich.
  16. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, Piece 2865
    17 and 19 Hare Street, Woolwich, London
    5 rooms
    John Sackett, head, 57, m. 23y, furnishing ironmonger, employer, b. Woolwich
    Matilda Alice Sackett, wife, m. 23y, 2 ch, both living, 49, b. Sheerness
    John Edward Sackett, son, 22, ironmonger's assistant, b. Woolwich
    Victor Stanley Sackett, son, 16, electrical student, b. Plumstead.
  17. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett John of 17 and 19 Hare-street Woolwich Kent died 4 August 1917 at East Wickham Kent Probate London 8 October to Henry James Crimp estate agent. Effects £3383 13s. 1d."
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