Emma Talbot Sackett

FatherHenry Sackett (1815-1906)
MotherJane Stone (c 1813-1881)
Birth1845, Margate, KentG,1
Baptism1845, St John in ThanetG,2
Marriage1865, MargateGThomas Willett3,4,5
Emma Talbot Sackett, daughter of Henry Sackett and Jane Stone, was born in Margate, KentG, in 18451 and baptized at St John in ThanetG on 27 July 1845.2 She married at Holy Trinity, MargateG, on 22 June 1865, Thomas Willett, a farmer.3,4,5 He was born in MargateG in about 1844.
     In 1851 Emma was living at 2 West Northdown, MargateG, in the household of her parents Henry and Jane, and was recorded in the census as Emma T Sackett, a scholar, aged six and born in Margate.6
     In 1861 she was living at Farm House, St John's, MargateG, in the household of her parents Henry and Jane, and was recorded as Emma J Sackett, aged 17 and born in Margate.7
     In 1881 she was living at Quex Farm House, Minster Road, Birchington, KentG, in the household of her husband Thomas Willett, aged 36, a farmer of 180 acres, employing ten men and two boys, and was recorded as Emma T Willett, aged 36, and born in Northdown, Margate. Living with Thomas and Emma were their children, Henry, 15, Emmeline, 5, and Frederic, aged seven. Also in the household was an unmarried female general servant.8

Children of Emma Talbot Sackett and Thomas Willett

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1845. Sackett, Emma Talbot. Mother: Stone. Thanet. 05:495."
  2. Baptisms Register, St John in Thanet, Kent, "27 July 1845 Emma Talbot d. Henry & Jane Sackett, Northdown, yeoman."
  3. Marriages Register, Holy Trinity, Margate, Kent, "22 June 1865 Thomas Willett, 20, bachelor, farmer, of Margate, & Emma Talbot Sackett, 20, spinster, of Margate, [both signed]. By licence. Witnesses: Henry Sackett, Mary Jane Sackett, William Willett, Eliza Willett Thomas."
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1865. Sackett, Emma Talbot. Thanet."
  5. "England, Newspaper Marriage Notices" (Findmypast image), Kentish Chronicle and Canterbury Weekly News, 1 Jul 1865
    Marriages. Margate.—June 22, Mr. Thomas Wallett [sic: Willett], of Margate, to Miss Sackett, of Northdown.
  6. 1851 England census, 2 West Northdown, Margate, Kent
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 36, farmer; 100 acres, 6 labs., b. Kent, Margate
    Jane Sackett, wife, 39, b. Kent, Margate
    Mary J. Sackett, dau, 13, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 11, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    Emma T. Sackett, dau, 6, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    James Johnson, serv., unmarried, 30, ag. lab., b. Kent, Birchington
    William Powell, serv., unmarried, 21, ag. lab., b. Kent, St. Peters
    Joseph Robin, serv., unmarried, 15, ag. lab., b. Kent, Margate
  7. 1861 England census, RG9/?
    Farm House, St John's, Margate, Kent
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 44, farmer, 104 acres, 7 men, b. Margate
    Jane Sackett, wife, 47, b. Margate
    Mary Jane Sackett, dau, 22, b. Margate
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 19, b. Margate
    Emma J Sackett, dau, 17, b. Margate.
  8. 1881 England census, FHL 1341233 PRO RG11/0983/97
    Quex Farm Hse, Minster Road, Birchington, Kent
    Thomas Willett, head, married, 36, b. Margate, Kent, farmer of 180 acres, employing 10 men & 2 boys
    Emma T Willett, wife, 36, b. Northdown, Margate
    Henry T Willett, son, 15, b. Northdown, scholar
    Emmeline Willett, dau, 5, b. Northdown, scholar
    Frederic Willett, son, 7, b. Northdown, scholar   
    Ellen Setterfield, other, unm., 18, b. Acol, Kent, general servant.
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited12 Sep 2023

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