Edwin Robert Sackett

FatherRobert Sackett (1814-1869)
MotherFrances Young (c 1818-1882)
Birth1843, Margate, KentG
Baptism1843, St John in ThanetG,1
Death1875, MargateG,2,3
Edwin Robert Sackett, watchcase maker of St Luke's, London, and butcher and cigar importer of Margate, Kent, son of Robert Sackett and Frances Young, was born in Margate, KentG, in 1843. He was baptized at St John in ThanetG on 8 October 1843.1 He died aged 32 in MargateG on 1 September 18752,3 and was buried at St John in ThanetG on 7 September 1875.4 As far as is known Edwin was unmarried.
     In 1851 Edwin was living at 5 York St (Bartholemew Terrace), City Road, St Pancras, MiddlesexG, and was recorded in the census as Edwin Sackett, aged eight and born in Margate, Kent, the son of Robert Sackett.5
     In 1861 he was living at 5 Bartholemew Terrace, St Luke's, Finsbury, London EC, MiddlesexG, in the household of his father Robert Sackett, a butcher, and was recorded as Edwin Sackett, a watchcase maker, aged 17, and born in Margate.6
     In 1871 he was living at Mill House, 7 Elgar Road, Margate, KentG, in the household of his brother-in-law and sister, Frank and Emma Wrightson, and was recorded as Edwin R Sackett, a butcher, unmarried, aged 27, and born in Margate.7
     Edwin's will, made at Margate, was proved at the Principal Registry on 20 December 1875. His personal estate was valued at less than £200. The sole executrix was a widow, Julia Ann Stevens, of Hoy Hotel, Margate.3

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St John in Thanet, Kent, "8 October 1843 Edwin Robert s. Robert & Frances Sackett, Margate, butcher."
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1875. Sackett, Edwin Robert, 32. Thanet."
  3. Will of Edwin Robert Sackett of Margate, Kent, 1875?, proved at Principal Registry, 20 December 1875 (Somerset House Indexes), "Edwin Robert Sackett, Margate, Kent, cigar importer, died 1 September 1875 at Margate. Will proved Principal Registry 20 December 1875. Personal estate under £200. Sole executrix: Juila Ann Stevens, of "Hoy" Hotel, Margate, widow."
  4. Burials Register, St John in Thanet, Kent (Marion Sackett transcripts), "7 September 1875 Edwin Thomas [sic: error for Edwin Robert] Sackett, Margate, 32."
  5. 1851 England census, 5 York St. (Bartholomew Ter.), City Rd. St. Lukes, London, Middlesex
    Robert Sackett, head, married, 37, butcher, b. Kent, Ash
    Francis Sackett, wife, 38, b. Kent, Hastingsleigh
    Emma Sackett, dau, 10, b. Kent, Margate
    Edwin Sackett, son, 8, b. Kent, Margate
    Robert Sackett, son, 5, b. Kent, Margate
    Fanny Sackett, dau, 2, b. London, St. Lukes
  6. 1861 England census, 5 Bartholemew Terr, St Luke's, Finsbury, London EC, Middlesex
    Robert Sackett, head, married, 47, butcher, b. Ash, Kent
    Francis Sackett, wife, 46, b. Hastings Leigh
    Emma Sackett, dau, 19, b. Margate, Kent
    Edwin Sackett, son, 17, watchcase maker, b. Margate
    Robert Sackett, son, 15, butcher, b. Margate
    Fanny Sackett, dau, 9, scholar, b. St Luke's, Middlesex
    Ellen Sackett, dau, 9, scholar, b. St Luke's
    Class: RG9; Piece: 201; Folio: 5; Page: 4; GSU roll: 542591.
  7. 1871 England census, RG10/993/f77v&78
    Mill House, 7 Elgar Road, Margate, Kent
    Frank M Wrightson, head, married, 37, miller (empl. 4 men), b. Minster, Kent
    Emma Wrightson, wife, 29, b. Margate
    Minnie Wrightson, dau, 5, scholar, b. Minster
    Fanny Wrightson, dau, 4, b. Margate
    James W Wrightson, son, 2, b. Margate
    Frances N Wrightson, dau, 7 months, b. Margate
    Ernest Wrightson, nephew, 2, b. Minster
    Edwin R Sackett, brother[-in-law], unm., 27, butcher, b. Margate
    Ester Pointer, serv., 15, servant, b. Minster
    Emma Allen, aunt, married, 55, b. Hastingleigh, Kent.
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited21 Jun 2021

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