Mary Bird Sackett

(1828-1905)
FatherHenry Sackett (1806-1851)
MotherElizabeth Mary Elgar (1808-1873)
Mary Bird Sackett, daughter of Henry Sackett and Elizabeth Mary Elgar, was baptized at St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 28 December 1828.1 She died aged 77 in ThanetG in 1905.2 She married on 30 April 1859, Henry Digerson Sackett, son of Thomas Sackett and Maria Diggerson.3,4,5 Henry and Mary were first cousins, both being grandchildren of Jeremiah & Sarah (Hodgeman) Sackett.
     In 1851 Mary was living at Elgar House, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Mary B Sackett, unmarried, aged 21, born at St. Lawrence, and was living in the household of her grandparents, Thomas & Mary Elgar, together with her sister Margret and great-grandmother Mary Bird.6
     In 1861 she was living at 6 Royal Crescent, Ramsgate, KentG, and was recorded as Mary B Sackett, aged 36?, born in Ramsgate, and living with her husband Henry D Sackett, a house decorator, aged 33, and also born in Ramsgate. Also in the household were Henry's parents Thomas and Maria Sackett, a cousin Ann Digerson, and a female servant.7
     In 1871 she was living at 21 Liverpool Lawn, Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of her husband Henry, and was recorded as Mary B Sackett, aged 42 and born in Ramsgate. Living with them were their sons, Thomas (8) and Arthur (5.)8
     Mary was appointed administrator of the estate of her mother Elizabeth Mary Elgar by letters of administration granted in the Principal Probate Registry, LondonG, on 14 March 1883.9
     In 1891 she was living at 23 Liverpool Lawn, RamsgateG, in the household of her husband Henry D Sackett, 62, a house decorator, and was recorded as Mary Sackett, aged 61 and born in Ramsgate. Living with them was their unmarried son Arthur, 25.10
     In 1901 she was living at Terncot, Ellington Road, RamsgateG, in the household of her son Arthur and daughter-in-law Florence, and was recorded as Mary A Sackett, a widow of 71, living on her own means, born in Ramsgate.11

Children of Mary Bird Sackett and Henry Digerson Sackett

ChartsLine 3 (English) (#1)
Line 3 (English) (#2)
Arthur Digerson Sackett & Florence Sackett relationship chart
Henry Digerson Sackett & Mary Bird Sackett relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "28 December 1828 Mary Bird d. Henry, tailor of St Lawrence, & Elizabeth Mary Sackett."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1905. Sackett, Mary Bird, 74. Thanet."
  3. Marriages Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts; Society of Genealogists), "30 April 1859 Henry Digerson Sackett, full age, bachelor, house decorator, of St Lawrence, & Mary Bird Sackett, full age, spinster, of St Lawrence. Both signed. Banns. Fathers: Thomas Sackett, lodging house keeper; Henry Sackett, house decorator. Witnesses: Thomas Elgar, Thomas? Digerson."
  4. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1859. Sackett, Mary Bird. Thanet."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1859. Sackett, Henry Digerson. Thanet."
  6. 1851 Census for England & Wales, Elgar House, St. Lawrence, Kent
    Thomas Elgar, head, married, 68, builder, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Mary Elgar, wife, 66, b. Kent, Hearne
    Mary B. Sackett, g-dau, unmarried, 21, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    Margret Sackett, g-dau, unmarried, 18, scholar, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    Mary Bird, mother-in-law, widow, 90, b. Kent, Hearne
    Jane Tatnell, visitor, unmarried, 63, annuitant, b. Kent, Minster
    HO107/1630/f.201.
  7. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    6 Royal Crescent, Ramsgate, Kent
    Henry D Sackett, head, married, 33, house decorator, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Mary B Sackett, wife, 36?, b. Ramsgate
    Thomas Sackett, father, married, 57, b. Ramsgate
    Maria Sackett, mother, married, 56, b. Ramsgate
    Ann Digerson, cousin, unm., 24, b. Deal, Kent
    Francis Carr, servant, unm., 17, b. Littlestone.
  8. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/996/ f54v
    21 Liverpool Lawn, Ramsgate, Kent
    Henry D Sackett, head, married, 41, master painter & hse. dec. empl. 2 men & 1 apprentice, b. Ramsgate
    Mary B Sackett, wife, 42, b. Ramsgate
    Thomas D Sackett, son, 8, b. Ramsgate
    Arthur D Sackett, son, 5, b. Ramsgate.
  9. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Elizabeth Mary. Personal estate £80. 14 March [1883]. Administration of the Personal Estate of Elizabeth Mary Sackett late of Piermont in the County of Rockland in the State of New York in the United States of America Widow who died 11 May 1873 at Piermont was granted at the Principal Registry to Mary Bird Sackett (Wife of Henry Digerson Sackett) of 23 Liverpool-lawn Ramsgate in the County of Kent the Daughter and one of the Next of Kin."
  10. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 731, folio 129, p. 20, GSU roll 6095841
    23 Liverpool Lawn, Ramsgate (Christchurch), Kent
    Henry D Sackett, head, married, 62, house decorator, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Mary Sackett, wife, 61, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Arthur D Sackett, son, single, 25, employed on stone, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  11. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 826/169
    Ramsgate, Kent
    Terncot, Ellington Road, Ramsgate (Christchurch) (5+ rooms)
    Arthur D SACKETT, head, married, 36, monumental mason, employer, b. Ramsgate
    Florence SACKETT, wife, 27, b. Ramsgate
    Arthur D SACKETT, son, 1, b. Ramsgate
    Mary A SACKETT, mother, widow, 71, living on own means, b. Ramsgate.
Generation.TreeP.3
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited24 November 2016
 

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