Alfred Sackett

(1842-1931)
FatherJeremiah Sackett (1816-1860)
MotherDinah Farley (between 1806 & 1815-1889)
Alfred Sackett, merchant mariner, son of Jeremiah Sackett and Dinah Farley, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, in 18421,2 and baptized at St George's Church, RamsgateG, on 29 May 1842.3 He died aged 88 in Newton Abbot, DevonG, on 6 April 19314 and was buried at Teignmouth Cemetery, DevonG.5 He married in say 1866, Eliza Crideford.6 She was born in Bishopsteignton, DevonG, in about 1846.2 She died aged 70 in Newton AbbotG, on 2 January 19167 and was buried at Teignmouth CemeteryG.5
     In 1851 Alfred was living at Pegwell, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, in the household of his parents Jeremiah and Dinah, and was recorded in the census as A Sackett, a scholar, aged nine and born in St Lawrence.8
     In 1871 Alfred's wife was living at Model Cottages, Dimonds Lane, West Teignmouth, DevonG, and was recorded in the census as Elizabeth Sackett, the wife of a mariner, head of household, married, aged 26, and born in Teignmouth. Living with her were her children, Alfred, 4, and Kate, aged 15 months. A census record for Alfred, who may have been at sea at the time, has not been found.9
     In 1881 Alfred was living at 12 Park Street, West Teignmouth, DevonG, and was recorded in the census as Alfred Sackett, a mariner, head of household, married, aged 38 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Eliza, 35, and their children, Alfred, 14, Kate, 11, Dinah, 8, George, 5, Benjamin, 3, and Bella, aged one.10
     In 1901 he was living at 33 Teign Street, TeignmouthG, and was recorded as Alfred Sackett, head of household, aged 58. Living with him were his wife Eliza, 56, and their children, Dinah, 27, Eliza, 16, Ann, 14, and Richard, aged twelve.11
     In 1911 he was living at 33 Teign StreetG, and was recorded as Alfred Sackett, retired mariner, merchant service, head of household, aged 68 and born in Ramsgate. Living with him were his wife Eliza, 65, and their son Richard, 21.12
Alfred Sackett (1842–1931), Teignmouth Cemetery, Devon
(Src: Find A Grave, sprayerman)

Children of Alfred Sackett and Eliza Crideford

Sackett Family Association descendants
Keith Martin.
ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Jun qtr 1842. Sachett, Alfred. Mother: Farley. Thanet. 5:437."
  2. Census.
  3. Baptisms Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "29 May 1842 Alfred s. Jeremiah & Dinah Sackett, Ramsgate, gardener."
  4. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1931. Sackett, Alfred, 88. Newton A."
  5. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com), "In Loving Memory of Eliza Sackett, the beloved wife of Alfred Sackett, died January 2nd 1916, aged 70. Also Alfred Sackett, the beloved husband of Eliza Sackett, died April 6th 1931, aged 88. Also their beloved sons, who were drowned at sea September 14th 1900; Benjamin, aged 23; Jeremiah, aged 19. Also their son Richard Sackett, killed in action October 5th 1917, aged 27. Also their grandson Alfred J Phillips who died at Namur, Belgium, March 21st 1919, aged 20. In God's keeping."
  6. Census records give wife's name, Eliza. A marriage record has not been found.
  7. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1916. Sackett, Eliza, 70. Newton Abbot."
  8. 1851 Census for England & Wales, Pegwell, St. Lawrence, Kent
    J. Sackett, head, married, 34, gardener, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Dinah Sackett, wife, 36, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    F. Sackett, dau, 10, scholar, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    A. Sackett, son, 9, scholar, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    E. Sackett, dau, 6, scholar, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    I. Sackett, dau, 2, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    HO107/1630/f.134v.
  9. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/2070/f23v
    Model Cottages, Dimonds Lane, West Teignmouth, Devon
    Elizabeth Sackett, head, married, 26, wife of mariner, b. Teignmouth
    Alfred Sackett, son, 4, b. Teignmouth
    Kate Sackett, dau, 15 months, b. Teignmouth.
  10. 1881 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, FHL 1341520, PRO RG11/2156/41/15
    12 Park St, West Teignmouth, Devon
    Alfred Sackett, head, married, 38, b. Ramsgate, Kent, mariner
    Eliza Sackett, wife, 35, b. Teignmouth, Devon
    Alfred Sackett, son, 14, b. Teignmouth, fisher boy (man)
    Kate Sackett, dau, 11, b. Teignmouth, scholar
    Dinah Sackett, dau, 8, b. Teignmouth, scholar
    George Sackett, son, 5, b. Teignmouth, scholar
    Benjamin Sackett, son, 3, b. Teignmouth, scholar
    Bella Sackett, dau, 1, b. Teignmouth.
  11. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG13; Piece: 2048; Folio: 59; Page: 15
    33 Teign Street, Teignmouth, Devon
    Alfred Sackett, head, 58, [occ. ?], worker, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Eliza Sackett, wife, 56, b. Devon, Bishopsteignton
    Dinah Sackett, dau, 27, general domestic servant, b. Teignmouth
    Eliza Sackett, dau, 16, general domestic servant, b. Teignmouth
    Ann Elizth Sackett, dau, 14, b. Teignmouth
    Richard Sackett, son, 12, b. Teignmouth.
  12. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 33 Teign St, Teignmouth, Devon
    5 rooms
    Alfred Sackett, head, 68, married, retired mariner, merchant service, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Eliza Sackett, wife, 65, m. 45y, 12 ch, 8 living, b. Devon, Bishopsteignton
    Richard Sackett, son, 21, single, house painter, builder, worker, b. Teignmouth
    Signature—Alfred made mark.
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Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited31 January 2019