Stephen Sackett Chancellor

(c 1792-1877)
FatherJohn Chancellor (c 1767-)
MotherSarah Hester Dixon (c 1768-)
Stephen Sackett Chancellor, baker, later a wharfinger, son of John Chancellor and Sarah Hester Dixon, was born in Margate, KentG, in about 17921 and baptized at St John in ThanetG on 22 January 1792.1 He died aged 85 in Thanet, KentG, on 15 July 1877.2,3 He married at St John in ThanetG on 1 July 1815, Mary Elizabeth Tadhunter, daughter of William Tadhunter and Mary Steed.4 Mary Tadhunter was born in Canterbury, KentG, in about 17905 and baptized at St Margaret, CanterburyG, on 13 February 1791.5
     In 1826 Stephen was a baker of 70 High Street, MargateG.6
     In 1841 Stephen was living at Lower Marine Terrace, St John's, MargateG, and was recorded in the census as Stephen Chancellor, a wharfinger, aged 49 and born in Kent. Living with him were his wife Mary, 50, and children, Elizabeth, 20, and Francis, aged 14. There were four other occupants including a female servant.7
     In 1861 he was living at 3 Lower Marine Terrace, Margate, KentG, and was recorded as Stephen S Chancellor, clerk to Margate Pier Company, head of household, married, aged 69 and born in Margate. Living with him was his wife Mary, aged 70. Also in the household was a female domestic servant.8 *** Give Principal role of Testator. Make tag level changes: plurals to singular, insert "and". ***.3

Children of Stephen Sackett Chancellor and Mary Elizabeth Tadhunter

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 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptism, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (England Births and Christenings, LDS FamilySearch), film 1737003, "22 Jan 1792, Stephen Sacket Chancellor s. John Chancellor & Sarah."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1877. Chancellor, Stephen Sackett. 85. Thanet. 2a:415."
  3. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image,, "Chancellor, Stephen Sackett. Effects under £1,500. 13 October [1877]. The Will of Stephen Sackett Chancellor late of Margate in the Isle of Thanet in the County of Kent who died 15 July 1877 at Margate was proved at Canterbury by Elizabeth Sarah Chancellor of 23 Marine-terrace Margate Spinster the Daughter the surviving Executor."
  4. Marriages Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "1 July 1815 Stephen Sackett Chancellor, bachelor, of this parish, & Mary Elizabeth Tadhunther, spinster. Witnesses: Wm Munton, Sarah Hester Chancellor, Harriet Cowle."
  5. Baptism, St Margaret's, Canterbury, Kent (England Births and Christenings, LDS FamilySearch), film 1736586, "13 Feb 1791, Mary Elizth Tadhunter d. Wm Tadhunter & Mary."
  6. Website Pigot's Directory ( (, 1826–7. Kent. Margate. Bakers, "Chancellor Stephen Sackett, 70 High st."
  7. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm,, HO107, piece 468, book 3, folio 10, p. 13, GSU roll 306863
    Lower Marine Terrace, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent
    Stephen Chancellor, 49, wharfinger, b. Kent
    Mary Chancellor, 50, b. Kent
    Elizh Chancellor, 20, b. Kent
    Fras [Francis?] Chancellor, male, 14, b. Kent
    Elizh Tappenden, 17, f. svt, b. Kent
    Thos Thornton, 14, painter, b. not Kent
    Philln Smith, 41, male, ind, b. not Kent
    Susan Deeble, 16, b. not Kent.
  8. 1861 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm,, RG9, piece 534, folio 81, p. 6, GSU roll 542656
    No 3 Lower Marine Ter, Margate, Kent
    Stephen S Chancellor, head, married, 69, clerk to Margate Pier Company, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary E Chancellor, wife, 70, b. Kent, Canterbury
    Lucy Hewett, serv, unm, 19, general serv, b. Kent, St Peter's, Thanet.
Sackett line9th great-grandson of William Sackett
Last Edited23 May 2013