Thomas Francis Sackett

FatherThomas Francis Sackett (1819-before 1901)
MotherPhillis Elizabeth (Curry) Moore (c 1836-1915)
Thomas Francis Sackett, dock labourer, son of Thomas Francis Sackett and Phillis Elizabeth (Curry) Moore, was born in Rotherhithe, SurreyG, on 24 February 1865.1,2 He married first in Stepney, MiddlesexG, in 1885, Margaret Barnett.3,4 Margaret was born in about 18675 and died aged 32 in West Ham, EssexG, in 1899.6 He married second in West Ham, EssexG, in 1906, Sarah (___) Hyslop.7,8 Sarah was born on 20 September 1864.2
     In 1881 Thomas was living at 47 Benledi Street, London, MiddlesexG, and was recorded in the census as Thomas Sackett, a general labourer, aged 17 and born in Rotherhithe, in the household of his father Thomas Sackett.9
     In 1901 he was living at 22 Woodstock Street, West HamG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, head of household, dock labourer, a widower aged 31 and born in Deptford, London. Living with him were his widowed mother Phillis, his son Daniel aged four, and a niece and nephew, Elizabeth and George Moore.10
     In 1911 he was living at 76 Clifton Road, Canning Town, West Ham, EssexG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, a dock labourer, head of household, aged 45 and born in Rotherhithe. Living with him was his second wife, Sarah, 43, his son Daniel, 14, from his first marriage, and Sarah's children, James, 19, John, 13, and Ellen J, 12, from her first marriage. Also in the household was a male boarder.11
(1911 census)

     In 1921 he was living at 40 Tyas Road, Canning Town, West HamG, and was recorded as Thomas Sackett, a dock labourer, aged 54. His wife Sarah, 54, was living with him. Also in the household were an unmarried son and two married daughters of Sarah's first marriage, with their families.12
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Thomas and Sarah were living at 80 York Road, Southend-on-Sea, EssexG. Thomas was a retired dock labourer.13

Child of Thomas Francis Sackett and Margaret Barnett

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1865. Sackett, Thomas Francis. Mother: Currie. Rotherhithe. 1d:636."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1885. Sackett, Thomas Francis. Stepney. 1c:786."
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Sep qtr 1885. Barnett, Margaret. Stepney. 1c:786."
  5. Date of birth based on age at death.
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1899. Sackett, Margaret, 32. West Ham."
  7. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1906. Sackett, Thomas. W. Ham. 4a:561."
  8. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1906. Hyslop, Sarah. W. Ham. 4a:561."
  9. 1881 England census, FHL 1341112, PRO RG11/0503/127/40
    London, Middlesex
    47 Benledi St
    Thomas SACKETT, head, married, 56, b. Bermondsey, Surrey, shipwright
    Phillis SACKETT, wife, 45, b. London, At Sea [Birthplace: London, At Sea]
    Henry SACKETT, son, unmarried, 24, b. Bermondsey, Surrey, chemical works labourer(manuf chem)
    Thomas SACKETT, son, unmarried, 17, b. Rotherhithe, Surrey, general labr
    Phillis SACKETT, dau, 4, b. Poplar, Middlesex
    Joseph MOORE, stepson, widower, 26, b. Finsbury, Middlesex, shipwright
    Henry MOORE, stepson, unmarried, 19, b. Walworth, Surrey, painters labourer
    Ann MOORE, gdau, 2, b. Poplar
    Mary A. HAMBROCK, boarder, unmarried, 17, b. Poplar, shell worker (...).
  10. 1901 England census, 1585/21v
    West Ham, Essex
    22 Woodstock Street, West Ham (Holy Trinity) (3 rooms)
    Thomas Sacket, head, widower, 31, dock labourer, worker, b. Deptford, London
    Phillis Sackett, mother, widow, 63, b. Canning Town, Essex
    Daniel Sacket, son, 4, b. Canning Town
    Elizabeth Moore, niece, 16, domestic servant, worker, b. Poplar
    George Moore, nephew, 14, van guard, worker, b. Poplar.
  11. 1911 England census, 76 Clifton Rd, Canning Town, West Ham, Essex
    4 rooms
    Thomas Sackett, head, 45, married, dock labourer, b. Rotherhithe
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 43, m. 5y, b. Limehouse
    Daniel Sackett, son, 14, van boy, b. West Ham
    James Hyslop, son, 19, sugar refiners, b. Custom House
    John A Hyslop, son, 13, b. West Ham
    Ellen J Hyslop, dau, 12, b. Custom House
    James Gardner, boarder, 50, single, dock labourer, b. West Ham.
  12. 1921 England census, 40 Tyas Road, Canning Town, West Ham, London
    5 rooms
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 54y 11m, married, b. Poplar, Middlesex, housework
    Thomas Sackett, head, 54y 2m, married, b. Bow, London, dock labourer, Scrutton & Son, stevedores
    John Hyslop, son, 25y 1m, single, b. Canning Town, dock labourer, Furness Co, stevedores
    Ellen Cray, daughter, 23y 10m, married, b. Canning Town, house work
    Sarah Stanfield, daughter, 26y 3m, married, b. Canning Town, counter hand, British Cafe Co, caterers
    Joseph Stanfield, grandson, 1y 1m, b. Camberwell
    William Cray, grandson, under 1 month, b. Canning Town.
  13. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), Sackett household, 80 York Road, Southend-on-Sea C B, Essex: RG101/1468A/005/21, Thomas Sackett, b. 24 Feb 1865, married, dock labourer (retired); RG101/1468A/005/22, Sarah Sackett, b. 20 Sep 1864, married, unpaid domestic duties.
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited12 Nov 2022

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