John Henry Sackett

(1848-1890)
FatherJohn Sackett (1820-1880)
MotherMaria Ann Bate (c 1818-1879)
John Henry Sackett, soldier, corn factor, cab proprietor, son of John Sackett and Maria Ann Bate, was born in Eastry, KentG, in December 1848.1 He died aged 42 in Pancras, LondonG, in 18902 and was buried at St Pancras CemeteryG on 17 June 1890.3,4 He married at Christ Church, Southwark, SurreyG, on 15 March 1875, Martha Jane Gratton, daughter of George Gratton.5,6 Martha was born in about 18557 and died aged 43 in PancrasG in 1899.8
     In 1861 John was living at Mote Hole, St Peter's, Sandwich, KentG, in the household of his parents John and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as John Henry Sackett, a scholar, aged 10, and born in Canterbury.9
     In 1871 he was living at Gillingham, KentG, and was recorded as John Henry Sackett, a private in the 2nd battalion, 23rd Regiment, Royal Welch Fusiliers, unmarried, aged 23 and born in Sandwich, Kent.10 He was discharged from the army on 18 December 1871 after 298 days' service.11
     John was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in SandwichG on 5 October 1880. He was left a sum of £2,000 less an advance of £100 already paid.12

Children of John Henry Sackett and Martha Jane Gratton

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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1848. Sackett, John Henry. Mother: Bate. Eastry. 5:141."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1890. Sackett, John, 43. Pancras."
  3. Burials register, St Pancras Cemetery, London (deceasedonline.com), "17 June 1890, John Sackett."
  4. Burials Register, St Pancras Church, Middlesex, digital image, Ancestry.com, "17 Jun 1890 John Sackett, 43, 8 Redhill St."
  5. Marriage, Christ Church, Southwark, Surrey (IGI), "15 March 1875 John Henry Sackett, 25, bachelor, cornfactor, & Martha Jane Gratton, 20, spinster, both of F Block, Peabody Square, [both signed]. Licence. Fathers: John Sackett, cornfactor; George Gratton, blacksmith. Witnesses: George Gratton [signed], Agnes Hamilton [signed]."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1875. Sackett, John Henry. St Saviour. 1d:79."
  7. Date of birth based on age at death.
  8. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1899. Sackett, Martha Jane, 43. Pancras."
  9. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    Mote Hole, St Peter's, Sandwich, Kent
    John Sackett, head, married, 46?, corn factor, b. Margate, Kent
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 41, b. Canterbury, Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 12, scholar, b. Sandwich
    John Henry Sackett, son, 10, scholar, b. Canterbury.
  10. 1871 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG10, piece 913, folio 19, p. 34, GSU roll 823494
    2nd battalion, 23rd Regt, Royal Welch Fusiliers, Gillingham, Kent
    John Henry Sackett, private, unm, 23, private soldier of 23rd Reg., b. Kent, Sandwich.
  11. "British Army Service Records, 1760–1915", digital image, Findmypast, Sackett, John H., Royal Welch Fusiliers, 23rd Regiment of Foot, discharged 18 Dec 1871, character v good, service 298 days.
  12. Will of John Sackett of Sandwich, Kent, 6 February1880, proved in Canterbury, 5 October 1880 (Somerset House Indexes, unknown repository reference).
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Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited25 November 2016
 

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