Victor Stanley Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett (1854-1917)
MotherAlice Matilda Coleman (c 1860-1936)
Victor Stanley Sackett, son of John Sackett and Alice Matilda Coleman, was born in Plumstead, LondonG, on 22 April 1894.1,2,3 He died aged 79 in Greenwich, LondonG, on 11 April 19744 and was cremated at Eltham Crematorium, GreenwichG, on 23 April 1974.5
     In 1901 Victor was living at 17 & 19 Hare Street, WoolwichG, in the household of his parents John and Alice, and was recorded in the census as Victor S Sackett, aged six and born in Woolwich.6
     In 1911 he was living at 17 & 19 Hare Street, WoolwichG, in the household of his parents John and Alice, and was recorded as Victor Stanley Sackett, an electrical student, aged 16.7
     In 1921 he was living at 17 & 19, Hare Street, WoolwichG, in the household of his widowed mother Alice, and was recorded as Victor Sackett, an electrical draughtsman employed in his late father's ironmongery business, aged 27.8
     Victor visited TangierG in 1926, departing London on the P&O liner Rajputana on 20 August.9
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Victor was an electrical and mechanical draughtsman, living at Flat 22, Mulberry Close, GreenwichG, with his brother John and sister-in-law Ethel.10
     Victor was awarded the British Empire Medal (civil division) in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 1957 for his services as Leading Draughtsman, Signals Research and Development Establishment, Ministry of Supply (Christchurch, Hampshire.)11
     Victor left a will which was proved in LondonG on 22 May 1974. His estate was valued at £1,100.12

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Jun qtr 1894. Sackett, Victor Stanley. Mother: Coleman. Woolwich. 1d:1231."
  2. Census.
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "Jun qtr 1974. Sackett, Victor Stanley, b. 22 Apr 1894. Greenwich. 12:1122."
  5. Register of Cremations, Eltham Crematorium, Greenwich, Kent (transcription, Deceased Online), "23 Apr 1974 Victor Stanley Sackett d. 11 Apr 1974."
  6. 1901 England census, 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.
  7. 1911 England census, 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.
  8. 1921 England census, 17 & 19 Hare Street, Woolwich, London
    Alice Sackett, head, 58y 6m, widowed, b. Sheerness, Kent, home duties
    Victor Sackett, son, 27y 2m, single, b. Plumstead, London, electrical draughtsman, J Sackett Ironmonger Etc, Spray St, Plumstead.
  9. "UK Outward Passenger Lists 1890–1960" (Ancestry image), "Victor Sackett, 32, of 17 Hare St, Woolwich, ironmonger, to Tangier, 2nd class, permanent res. England, ship Rajputana, P&O S N Co, dep. London, 20 Aug 1926, bound for Bombay."
  10. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, Flat 22, Mulberry Close, Greenwich, London: RG101/0168A/010/9, John E Sackett, b. 16 Oct 1888, married, heating & ventilating eng.; RG101/0168A/010/10, Ethel O Sackett, b. 11 May 1887, married, unpaid domestic duties; RG101/0168A/010/11, Victor S Sackett, b. 22 Apr 1894, single, draughtsman elect & mech.
  11. Website Wikipedia (, 1957 Birthday Honours.
  12. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "SACKETT, Victor Stanley or SACKITT, Victor Stanley of 22 Marlborough Clo London SE7 died 11 April 1974 Probate London 22 May £1109."
Sackett lineGreat-grandson of John Sackett
Last Edited11 Nov 2022

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