Gladys Winifred Sackett

FatherEdward Sackett (1875-1925)
MotherRose Ellen Colbourn (1874-1965)
Gladys Winifred Sackett, daughter of Edward Sackett and Rose Ellen Colbourn, was born in Sheerness, KentG, on 26 July 1897.1,2,3 She died aged 84 in Greenwich, LondonG, on 12 December 19814 and was buried at Greenwich CemeteryG on 21 December 1981.5 She was unmarried.
     Gladys attended St Botolph's Church of England Primary School, Boston, LincolnshireG, from 9 June 1902. The family were then living at 41 Tower Street. She left the following month on 4 July to attend a private school.6
     In 1911 Gladys was living at 93 Victoria Road, Charlton, LondonG, in the household of her parents Edward and Rose, and was recorded in the census as Gladys Winifred Sackett, a schoolgirl, aged 13 and born in Sheerness.7
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Gladys was a maid in a maternity home, living at 48 Mayhill Road, GreenwichG, with her widowed mother Rose and brother Sidney.8

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Sep qtr 1897. Sackett, Gladys Winifred. Mother: Colbourn. Sheppey. 2a:936."
  2. Census.
  3. 1939 Register.
  4. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006", database, Findmypast, "Dec qtr 1981. Sackett, Gladys Winifred, b. 26 Jul 1897. Greenwich. 12:1036."
  5. Burials Register, Greenwich Cemetery, Kent (transcription, Deceased Online), "21 Dec 1981 Gladys Winifred Sackett d. 12 Dec 1981."
  6. "National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870–1914", digital image, Findmypast, St Botolph's Church of England Primary School, Boston, Lincolnshire, (Boston National School), "No. 2419, adm 9 Jun 1902, Sackett, Gladys, b. 26 Jul 1897, father Edward, of 41 Tower Street, last sch none, left 4 Jul 1902, to private sch."
  7. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm,, 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.
  8. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, 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 line2nd great-granddaughter of John Sackett
Last Edited8 November 2016