Edward Sackett

FatherEdward Sackett (1848-1919)
MotherJane Logan (c 1847-1908)
Edward Sackett, son of Edward Sackett and Jane Logan, was born in Croydon, SurreyG, in 1875.1 He died aged 50 in Greenwich, LondonG,2 and was buried at Greenwich CemeteryG on 16 April 1925.3 He married in St Mary Magdalen, Woolwich, LondonG, on 2 March 1896, Rose Ellen Colbourn, daughter of Charles Colbourn.4,5 Rose was born in Charlton, KentG, on 12 April 1874.6,7 She died aged 91 in GreenwichG,8 and was buried at Greenwich CemeteryG on 31 August 1965.9
     In 1881 Edward was living at 4 Alexandra Terrace, Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon, SurreyG, in the household of his parents Edward and Jane, and was recorded in the census as Edward Sackett, aged six and born in Croydon.10
     In 1911 he was living at 93 Victoria Road, Charlton, LondonG, and was recorded as Edward Sackett, tailor's cutter, head of household, aged 36 and born in Croydon. Living with him were his wife Rose, 36, and their children, Edward, 14, Gladys, 13, and Sidney, aged eight.11
(1911 census)

     In 1921 he was living at 48 Mayhill Road, GreenwichG, and was recorded as Edward Sackett, a tailor, head of household, aged 46. Living with him were his wife Rose, 47, and their sons, Edward, 25, and Sidney, aged 18.12
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Edward's widow Rose was living at 48 Mayhill Road, GreenwichG. Her daughter Gladys and son Sidney were living with her.13

Children of Edward Sackett and Rose Ellen Colbourn

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1875. Sackett, Edward. Croydon. Mother: Logan. 2a:210."
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Jun qtr 1925. Sackett, Edward, 50. Greenwich. 1d:829."
  3. Burials Register, Greenwich Cemetery, Kent (transcription, Deceased Online), "16 Apr 1925 Edward Sackett."
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1896. Sackett, Edward. Woolwich. 1d:1237."
  5. Marriages Register, St Mary Magdalen, Woolwich, Kent (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "2 March 1896, Edward Sackett, 21, bachelor, tailor, of 19 Hare Street, father: Edward Sackett, ironmonger; and Rose Ellen Colbourn, 21, spinster, of Charlton, father: Charles Colbourn, market gardener. Licence. Both signed. Witnesses: Charles H Hamsley, Jane Sackett."
  6. Census.
  7. 1939 Register.
  8. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1965. Sackett, Rose E, 91. Greenwich. 5b:388."
  9. Burials Register, Greenwich Cemetery, Kent (transcription, Deceased Online), "31 Aug 1965 Rose Ellen Sackett."
  10. 1881 England census
    FHL 1341193, PRO RG11/0816/108/74
    Croydon, Surrey
    Lr Addiscombe Rd No 4 Alexandra Terr
    Edward Sackett, head, married, 32, b. Margate, Kent, ironmonger emping 2 men 1 boy
    Jane Sackett, wife, 33, b. Guildford
    Edward Sackett, son, 6, b. Croydon, Surrey
    John Sackett, son, 4, b. Croydon
    Alfred Sackett, son, 5 months, b. Croydon
    Florance Logan, visitor, unmarried, 19, b. Woolwich, Kent, visitor.
  11. 1911 England census
    93 Victoria Road, Charlton, London
    3 rooms
    Edward Sackett, head, 36, married, tailors cutter, worker, b. Surrey, Croydon
    Rose Ellen Sackett, wife, 36, m. 15y, 3 ch, all living, b. Kent, Charlton
    Edward Leslie Sackett, son, 14, school, b. Kent, Blackheath
    Gladys Winifred Sackett, dau, 13, school, b. Kent, Sheerness
    Sidney Charles Norman Sackett, son, 8, school, b. Lincoln, Boston.
  12. 1921 England census
    48 Mayhill Road, Charlton, Greenwich, London, Kent
    5 rooms
    Edward Sackett, head, 46y 5m, married, b. Croydon, Surrey, tailor, Chas Baker & Co, High Holborn, London
    Rose Ellen Sackett, wife, 47y 2m, married, b. Charlton, Kent, home duties
    Edward Leslie Sackett, son, 25y 1m, single, b. Blackheath, Kent, 2nd division clerk, Civil Servant (Clerk), Ministry of Labour, Queen Anne's Chambers, Broadway, Westminster
    Sydney Charles Norman Sackett, son, 18y 3m, single, b. Boston, Lincolnshire, clerical officer, Crown Agents for the Colonies, 4 Millbank London SW1.
  13. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 48 Mayhill Road, Greenwich, London: RG101/0164I/002/15, Rose E Sackett, b. 12 Apr 1874, widowed, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/0164I/002/16, Gladys W Sackett, b. 26 Jul 1897, single, maid maternity home; RG101/0164I/002/17, Sydney C (N) Sackett, b. 25 Apr 1903 (or 25 Mar 1903), married, clerical officer C S.
Sackett lineGreat-grandson of John Sackett
Last Edited16 Nov 2022

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