William Frederick Sackett

(1866-1939)
Father___ Elliott
MotherElizabeth Ann Sackett (1845-1925)
William Frederick Sackett, son of ___ Elliott and Elizabeth Ann Sackett, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, in 1866.1 He died aged 73 in Hove, SussexG, in 1939.2 He married in St Barnabus Church, HoveG, on 6 July 1893, Alice Burstow, daughter of Charles Burstow and ___ Dumbrell.3,4,5,6 Alice was born in Brighton, SussexG, in 18657 and died aged 77 in Worthing, SussexG, in 1942.8
     In 1871 William was living at 2 Montague Place, Brighton, SussexG, with his mother Elizabeth in the household of his grandfather Samuel Sackett, and was recorded in the census as William Elliott, a scholar, aged six and born in Ramsgate, Kent.9
     In 1881 he was living at 117 Shirley Street, Hove, SussexG, in the household of his mother Elizabeth and stepfather George Garrett, and was recorded as William Garrett, a greengrocer's boy, aged 16 and born in Ramsgate. It is not known that he had taken his stepfather's name of Garrett; the recording of Garrett rather than Elliott may have been a census error.10
     In 1891 he was living at 36 Westbourne Street, Aldrington, SussexG, in the household of his mother Elizabeth and stepfather George Garrett, and was recorded as William F Sackett, a potman, single, aged 24.11
     In 1901 he was living at 6 Clarendon Road, Hove, SussexG, and was recorded as William Sackett, a cab driver, head of household, married, aged 35 and born in Ramsgate, Kent. Living with him was his wife Alice, aged 35 and born in Brighton, Sussex.12
     In 1911 he was living at 11 Clarendon Road, HoveG, and was recorded as William Frederick Sackett, a coach builder's labourer, head of household, aged 45 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him was his wife Alice, aged 45.13
(1911 census)

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1866. Sackett, Frederick William. [Mother not named: assume registered in mother's surname.] Thanet. 2a:763."
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1939. Sackett, William F, 72. Hove."
  3. Marriages Register, St Barnabus, Hove, "6 July 1893. William Frederick Sackett, age 27, bachelor, cellarman, of 36 Westbourne Street, Aldrington; father William Sackett, deceased, sailor; and Alice Burstow, age 27, spinster, of 11 Clarendon Road; father Charles Burstow, pipe maker. Banns. Both signed. Witnesses: H Stearman, E A Stearman."
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1893. Sackett, William Frederick. Steyning. 2b:557."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1893. Burstow, Alice. Steyning. 2b:557."
  6. The father, William Sackett, sailor, stated on the marriage record, was probably an imaginary construct.
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1865. Burstow, Alice. Mother: Dumbrell. Brighton. 2b:222."
  8. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1942. Sackett, Alice, 77. Worthing."
  9. 1871 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, RG10, piece 1073, folio 85, p. 32, GSU roll 827494
    2 Montague Pl, Brighton, Sussex
    Samuel Sackett, head, widr, 59, annuitant, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Elizabeth Elliott, dau, wid, 26, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    William Elliott, grandson, 6, scholar, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Caroline Elliott, granddau, 3, scholar, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    John A Sackett, son, unm, 24, greengrocer, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  10. 1881 England census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1341259, PRO RG11/1098/91/32      
    Hove, Sussex
    117 Shirley Street
    George Garrett, head, married, 39, b. Brighton, Sussex, fisherman      
    Elizabeth Garrett, wife, 38, b. Ramsgate, Sussex [sic]            
    William Garrett, son, 16, b. Ramsgate, Sussex [sic], greengrocer boy
    Caroline Garrett, dau, 12, b. Ramsgate, Sussex [sic], scholar.
  11. 1891 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, RG12; Piece: 822; Folio: 74; Page: 32
    36 Westbourne St, Aldrington, Sussex
    George Garrott, head, married, 50, fisherman, b. Sussex, Brighton
    Elizabeth A Garrott, wife, 40, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Caroline E Sackett, dau, single, 22, laundrymaid, b. Ramsgate
    William F Sackett, son, single, 24, potman, b. Ramsgate.
  12. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 938/37
    Hove, Sussex
    6 Clarendon Road, Hove (St Barnabus) (5+ rooms)
    William Sackett, head, married, 35, cab driver, worker, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Alice Sackett, wife, 35, b. Brighton, Sussex.
  13. 1911 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 11 Clarendon Road, Hove, Sussex
    2 rooms
    William Frederick Sackett, head, 45, married 17y, no ch, coach builder's labourer, worker, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Alice Sackett, wife, 45, m. 17y, b. Brighton, Sussex.
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Generation.TreeQ.3
Last Edited22 May 2022
 

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