In 1891 John was living at St Pancras School, Leavesden, LondonG, and was recorded in the census as John Sackett, an inmate, aged one and born in St Pancras, London.2 Also in the home were Ernest Sackett, 5, and George Sackett, aged three, who were probably related.
St Pancras School was a home and school for orphans and pauper children. It could take up to 400 boys and 250 girls. The boys were educated with a view to their becoming apprentices, many going into the army or navy as musicians. The girls were usually sent into domestic service.
Notes & Citations
- Census (a birth record has not been found).
- 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 1120, folio 101, p. 28, GSU roll 6096230
St Pancras School, Leavesden, Hertfordshire
Ernest Sackett, inmate, 5, b. London, Islington
George Sackett, inmate, 3, b. London, Islington
John Sackett, inmate, 1, b. London, St Pancras.
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