Henry Eustace Vickers1

(1869-1951)
FatherThomas Henry Vickers1 (1843-)
MotherEmma Sackett1 (1847-1885)
Henry Eustace Vickers, son of Thomas Henry Vickers and Emma Sackett, was born in Leeds, YorkshireG, in 1869.1,2 He died aged 82 in MiddlesexG in 1951.3 He married first at St Pancras Parish Church, LondonG, on 25 April 1898, Lily Frances Porter, daughter of James Meads Porter.4 Lily was born in Highgate, MiddlesexG, in about 1875.5,6 He married second at St Olave Hart Street, LondonG, on 21 May 1913, Lilian Violet Booth, daughter of Thomas Albert Booth.7 Lilian was born in about 1888.5
     In 1871 Henry was living at Leeds Road, Potter Newton, LeedsG, in the household of his parents Thomas and Emma, and was recorded in the census as Henry E Vickers, aged two and born in Leeds.8
     In 1891 he was living at Park Villas, Park Road, Rounday, YorkshireG, in the household of his parents Thomas and Emma, and was recorded as Henry E Vickers, an oil merchant's traveller, single, aged 22 and born in Leeds.9
     In 1901 he was living at 27 Adamson Road, Hampstead, LondonG, in the household of Edward Sodcole, 65, a saddle & harness maker, and was recorded as Henry E Vickers, a newspaper manager, an employer, married, aged 32 and born in Leeds. Living with him was his wife Lily, 24.10
     In 1911 he was living at 14a Preston Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, EssexG, and was recorded as Henry Eustace Vickers, a newspaper manager, an employer, head of household, a widower, aged 42 and born in Leeds. Living with him were his widowed mother Emma, 64, and his unmarried sister Olive, 32. Also in the household was a female general domestic servant.11
(1911 census)

     Henry visited Chicago, Illinois, on business in 1916, 1921, and 1927.12,13,14
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder

 Notes & Citations

  1. Private papers of Hilary Kirk, Horsham, Sussex, family tree of Rev E S Sackett.
  2. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1869. Vickers, Henry Eustace. Mother: Sackett. Leeds. 9b:522."
  3. Website England & Wales Death Index, 1916–2005 (GRO Civil Registration Index) (Ancestry.com) (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/), "Mar qtr 1951. Vickers, Henry E, 82. Middlesex South. 5f:44."
  4. Marriages Register, St Pancras Parish Church (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "25 Apr 1898, Henry Eustace Vickers, 29, bachelor, advertising manager, of 3 Burton Crescent, father Thomas Henry Vickers, oil merchant; to Lily Frances Porter, 22, spinster, of The Grand Restaurant, Leeds, father James Meads Porter, gentleman. Banns. Witnesses: Thomas Henry Vickers, James Meads Porter."
  5. Marriage record.
  6. Census.
  7. Marriages Register, St Olave Hart Street (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "21 May 1913, Henry Eustace Vickers, 44, widower, company manager, of 50 Fenchurch Street, father Thomas Henry Vickers (deceased), oil merchant; to Lilian Violet Booth, 24, spinster, of Southend, Essex, father Thomas Albert Booth (deceased), engineer. Licence. Witnesses: N R Bedford, C A Phillips."
  8. 1871 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG10, piece 4576, folio 37, p. 68, GSU roll 847252.
    Leeds Road, Potter Newton, Leeds. Yorkshire
    Thomas H Vickers, head, married, 26, oil merchant & dry salter, b. Yorkshire, Leeds
    Emma Vickers, wife, 23, b. Norfolk, Norwich
    Henry E Vickers, son, 2, b. Yorkshire, Leeds
    Margaret B Vickers, dau, 1 mo, b. Yorkshire, Leeds
    Mary E Walker, serv, unm, 20, genl domestic serv, b. Yorkshire
    Elizabeth A Williams, serv, unm, 17, nurse, b. Middlesex.
  9. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 3714, folio 142, p. 21 GSU roll 6098824
    Park Villas, Park Road, Roundhay, Yorkshire West Riding
    Thomas H Vickers, head, married, 46, oil merchant, b. Yorkshire, Leeds
    Emma Vickers, wife, 43, b. Norfolk, Norwich
    Henry E Vickers, son, single, 22, oil merchant's traveller, b. Yorkshire, Leeds
    Margaret B Vickers, dau, single, 20, b. Yorkshire, Leeds
    Emma M Vickers, dau, single, 18, b. Yorkshire, Leeds
    Edward T Vickers, son, 16, electrician, b. Yorkshire, Leeds
    Olive M Vickers, dau, 13, b. Yorkshire, Leeds
    Elizabeth Downing, serv, single, 16, general servant domestic, b. Yorkshire.
  10. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG13, piece 124, folio 6, p. 4
    27 Adamson Rd, Hampstead, London
    Henry E Vickers, boarder, married, 32, newspaper manager, employer, b. Yorkshire, Leeds
    Lily F Vickers, boarder, married, 24, b. Middlesex, Highgate.
    [in the household of Edward Sodcole, 65, saddle & harness maker]
  11. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 10128, schedule 153
    14a Preston Rd, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Essex
    8 rooms
    Henry Eustace Vickers, head, 42, widower, newspaper manager, employer, b. Yorkshire, Leeds
    Emma Vickers, mother, 64, widow, b. Norfolk, Norwich
    Olive Muriel Vickers, sister, 32, single, b. Yorkshire, Leeds
    Edith Theedom, servant, 21, single, general servant (domestic).
  12. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820–1957", digital image, Ancestry.com, "SS Adriatic, from Liverpool, 29 Dec 1915, arrived New York 9 Jan 1916. Vickers, Henry Eustace, 46, married, director, British, English, res. England, Westcliffe on Sea, nearest relative: wife Lily Vickers, destination Ill, Chicago, passage paid by self, prev. in USA in 1913 & 1914 in transit, visiting c/o John R Way, Advertising Bldg, Chicago, Ill, ht: 5' 10", fair complexion, hair brn & bald, blue eyes, tattoo mark left arm N+HV, b. England, Leeds."
  13. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820–1957", digital image, Ancestry.com, "SS Olympic, from Southampton, 6 Apr 1921, arrived New York 13 Apr 1921. Vickers, Henry Eustace, 52, married, publisher, reads Eng & French, Gt Britain national, race English, res. Southend on Sea, next of kin J H Vickers, Wheatley Lane, Ben Rhydding, via Leeds, Yorks, destination Ill, Chicago, passage paid by self, prev. visited NY, USA, 1916, visiting Brit. Col. Press Inc, 140 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, Ills, for 3 months, ht: 5' 10", med. complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, no identifying marks, b. England, Leeds."
  14. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820–1957", digital image, Ancestry.com, "SS Mauretania, from Southampton, 8 Oct 1927, arrived New York, 13 Oct 1927. Vickers, Henry Eustace, 58, married, company director, British national, race English, b. England, Leeds, visa 14182, issued 25.6.27, England, Westcliffe on Sea."
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