Brenda Margaret Sackett

FatherSidney Rupert Sackett (1882-1919)
MotherEleanor W Birkett (1877-1955)
Brenda Margaret Sackett, a librarian, daughter of Sidney Rupert Sackett and Eleanor W Birkett, was born in King's Lynn, NorfolkG, on 23 August 19121,2 and died aged 79 in Deben, SuffolkG, in November 1991.3 She was unmarried.
     In 1921 Brenda was living at White House, Orsett, EssexG, and was recorded in the census as Brenda Margaret Sackett, aged eight and born in Kings Lynn, a visitor in the household of Elizabeth Powell.4
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Brenda was living at 74 London Road, Chelmsford, EssexG, in the household of a Brown family. She was a librarian and indexer.5
     Brenda proved her mother Eleanor's will on 26 January 1956. Her estate was valued at £1,020.6
     Brenda visited South Africa, leaving London for Durban on 1 June 1957 on the Jagersfontein.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1912. Sackett, Brenda M (mother's maiden name: Birkett). King's L."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006" (Findmypast transcript), "Nov 1991. Sackett, Brenda Margaret, b. 23 Aug 1912. Deben. 10:2636:1191."
  4. 1921 England census
    White House, Orsett, Essex
    Brenda Margaret Sackett, visitor, 8y 10m, father dead, b. Kings Lynn, Norfolk
    [In household of Elizabeth Powell].
  5. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Brown household, 74 London Road, Chelmsford, Essex: RG101/1493I/016/1, Brenda M Sackett, b. 23 Aug 1912, single, librarian & indexer.
  6. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995" (Ancestry image), "Sackett Eleanor of 15 Shrublands Close Chelmsford widow died 27 November 1955 Probate London 26 January 1956 to Brenda Margaret Sackett spinster. Effects £1020 16s. 2d."
  7. "UK Outward Passenger Lists 1890–1960" (Ancestry image), "Brenda M Sackett, b. 23 Aug 1912, single, librarian, of 15 Shrublands Close, Chelmsford, Essex, dep. Southampton, 1 Jun 1957, to Durban, South Africa, res. England, intended res. England, tourist class, ship Jagersfontein, Holland Africa Line."
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Last Edited23 Nov 2022

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