William Sackett

(c 1840-1886)
FatherSamuel Sackett (1812-1895)
MotherElizabeth Ann Watts (c 1813-1860)
William Sackett, greengrocer, son of Samuel Sackett and Elizabeth Ann Watts, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, in about 1840.1 He died aged 45 in Fulham, MiddlesexG, in 1886.2 He married at the Register Office, Brighton, SussexG, on 25 April 1861, Mary Greenwood, daughter of Henry Greenwood and Sarah ___.3,4,5 Mary was born in BrightonG in about 1839.6 She was probably the Mary Sackett aged 93 who died in FulhamG in 1933.7
     In 1861 William was living at the Britannia Inn, Cavendish Street, Brighton, SussexG, in the household of Henry Shelley, a victualler, and family, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, pot boy, unmarried, aged 21 and born in Ramsgate.8 At the date of the census, Mary Greenwood, described as married, was living nearby at 14 Cavendish StreetG in the household of her parents Henry and Sarah Greenwood. Living with her was William and Mary's son William, aged one.9
     In 1871 he was living at 24 Artillery Row, Westminster, LondonG, and was recorded as William Sackett, a costermonger, head of household, married, aged 30 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Mary, 32, and their sons, William, 11, and John, aged five.10
     In 1881 he was living at 7 Kramer Mews, London, MiddlesexG, and was recorded as William Sackett, a provision dealer, head of household, married, aged 41, and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Mary, aged 43, and born in Brighton, and their children, John, 16, Harry, 10, Lizzie, 6, and George, 6. Also in the household was a George Barber, 21.11
     William and Jacob Sackett, recorded here as brothers, may have been the same, no records after 1857 being found for Jacob and none before 1861 for William. In particular, no birth record is found for William and no death record for Jacob.

Children of William Sackett and Mary Greenwood

Sackett Family Association descendants
Michael W Sackett and Natalie Sackett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Birth date and place from census. A birth record has not been found. William was described as a greengrocer in his sons' marriage records.
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1886. Sackett, William, 45. Fulham. 1a:160."
  3. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1861. Sackett, William. Brighton. 2b:341."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Jun qtr 1861. Greenwood, Mary. Brighton. 2b:341."
  5. Copy marriage certificate of William Sackett and Mary Greenwood, married 25 April 1861 at Register's Office, Brighton, Sussex, "25 April 1861, William Sackett, 20, bachelor, laborer, of 13 Cavendish Street, Brighton, father Samuel Sackett grocer (master); to Mary Greenwood, 22, spinster, of 13 Cavendish Street, Brighton, father Henry Greenwood invalid chairman. Witnesses: Henry Greenwood, Sarah Greenwood."
  6. Census.
  7. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Dec qtr 1933. Sackett, Mary, 93. Fulham."
  8. 1861 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG9, piece 592, folio 104, p. 10, GSU roll 542667
    Britannia Inn, 5 Cavendish Street, Brighton, Sussex
    Henry Shelley, head, married, 42, victualler, b. Sussex, Brighton
    Naomi Shelley, wife, 40, b. Sussex, Rottingdean
    Mary Skinner, serv, unm, 17, house serv, b. Sussex, Brighton
    William Sackett, serv, unm, 21, pot boy, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  9. 1861 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG9, piece 592, folio 105, p. 11, GSU roll 542667
    14 Cavendish Street, Brighton, Sussex
    Henry Greenwood, head, married, 46, chairman (sedan), b. Sussex, Brighton
    Sarah Greenwood, wife, 45, washing, b. Sussex, Brighton
    Mary Greenwood, dau, married [sic], 22, servant, b. Sussex, Brighton
    William Greenwood, grandson, 1, b. Sussex, Brighton.
  10. 1871 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG10, piece 121, folio 30, p. 9, GSU roll 838769
    24 Artillery Row, Westminster, London
    William Sackett, head, married, 30, costermonger, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Mary Sackett, wife, 32, b. Sussex, Brighton
    William Sackett, son, 11, b. Sussex, Brighton
    John W Sackett, son, 5, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  11. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341011, PRO RG11/0049/108/11
    London, Middlesex
    7 Kramer Mews
    William Sackett, head, married, 41, b. Ramsgate, Kent, provision dealer
    Mary Sackett, wife, 43, b. Brighton, Sussex
    John Sackett, son, 16, b. Ramsgate
    Harry Sackett, son, 10, b. London, Middlesex
    Lizzie Sackett, dau, 6, b. Kensington, Middlesex
    George Edward Sackett, son, 6, b. W Brompton, Middlesex
    George Barber, other, 21, b. Brighton, Sussex, ostler 8.1[?].
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Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited21 February 2019