William Sackett

(1839-1898)
FatherJames Sackett (c 1792-1866)
MotherAnn Argent Lee (1803-1878)
William Sackett, carman, son of James Sackett and Ann Argent Lee, was born in Dagenham, EssexG, in 1839.1 He died aged 58 in St Olave Southwark, LondonG,2 and was buried at St Peter & St Paul Church, DagenhamG, on 24 July 1898.3 He married in St Dunstan's Church, Stepney, MiddlesexG, on 30 June 1862, Ruth Jones, daughter of James Jones.4 Ruth was born in Radnorshire, WalesG, in about 1835.5 She died before 1881 (a death record has not been found, but William was a widower by that date.)
     In 1841 William was living in Dagenham Village, EssexG, in the household of his parents James and Ann, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, aged one and born in Essex.6
     In 1851 he was living at Bull Street, Dagenham, EssexG, in the household of his parents James and Ann, and was recorded as William Sackett, aged 11, and born in Dagenham.7
     In 1861 he was living at the Post Office, DagenhamG, in the household of his parents James and Ann, and was recorded as William Sackett, a gardener, unmarried, aged 21 and born in Dagenham.8
     William and Ruth appear to have separated by 1871. On 8 February 1871 Ruth was the subject of a removal order from Bethnal Green to the neighbouring parish of Mile End Old Town under the provisions of the Poor Law.9
     In 1871 William was living at 11 Charles Place, Shadwell, LondonG, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, a drayman, married, aged 31 and born in Dagenham. He was a visitor in the household of Henry Kinchin, 31, a ropemaker, and his family.10 His wife Ruth, 34, was living with their eight-year-old daughter Elizabeth at 32 Cordova Road, Bethnal Green, MiddlesexG.11
     In 1881 William was living at 22 Thomas Street, Southwark, SurreyG, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, a carman, lodger (head), a widower, aged 41, and born in Dagenham.12
     In 1891 he was living at 37 Oxley Street, Bermondsey, SurreyG, in the household of Henry and Susan Panter, and was recorded as W Sackett, a carman, a widower, aged 51, and born in Dagenham.13

Child of William Sackett and Ruth Jones

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 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Sep qtr 1839. Sackett, William. Mother: Lee. Romford. 12:215."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1898. Sackett, William, 58. St Olave."
  3. Burials Register, St Peter and St Paul, Dagenham, Essex, database, Findmypast, "24 Jul 1898 William Sackett, 58."
  4. Marriages Register, St Dunstan, Stepney, Middlesex (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "30 June 1862, William Sackett, 23, bachelor, gardener, of 5 St Thomas' Road, father: James Sackett, postmaster; and Ruth Jones, 26, spinster, of 5 St Thomas' Road, father: James Jones, bailiff. Banns. Both signed. Witnesses: [illegible], Jehiel Price."
  5. Census.
  6. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Villiage, Dagenham, Essex
    James Sackett, 45, grocer, not b. Essex
    Ann Sackett, 35, b. Essex
    Henry Sackett, 12, b. Essex
    James Sackett, 4, b. Essex
    William Sackett, 1, b. Essex
    HO107; Piece 323; Book: 7; Civil Parish: Dagenham; County: Essex; Enumeration District: 13; Folio: 51; Page: 2; Line: 10; GSU roll: 241362.
  7. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1772/f.276v
    Dagenham, Essex
    Bull St.
    James Sackett, head, married, 58, gardener, b. Middlesex, Marylebone
    Ann Argent Sackett, wife, 47, gardener's wife, b. Essex, West Thurrock
    James Sackett, son, 14, gardener's son, b. Essex, Dagenham
    William Sackett, son, 11, b. Essex, Dagenham
    John Sackett, son, 9, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Martha Sackett, dau, 5, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Robert Sackett, son, 3, b. Essex, Dagenham.
  8. 1861 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG 9, piece 1069, folio 99, p. 2, GSU roll 542747
    Post Office, Dagenham, Essex
    James Sackett, head, married, 68, sub-postmaster and gardener, b. Mdx, Marylebone
    Ann A Sackett, wife, 58, b. Essex, West Thurrock
    William Sackett, son, unm, 21, gardener, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Robert Sackett, son, 13, scholar, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Martha Sackett, dau, 15, serv, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Mary Knight, [relationship blank], widow, 68, charwoman, b. Essex, Dunmow.
  9. "London, England, Selected Poor Law Removal and Settlement Records, 1698–1930", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Bethnal Green, orders of removal, 8 Feb 1871, Sackett, Ruth, 34, parish removing M.E.O.T. [Mile End Old Town]."
  10. 1871 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG10, piece 544, folio 147, p. 40, GSU roll 823391
    11 Charles Place, Shadwell, London
    William Sackett, visitor, married, 31, drayman, b. Essex, Dagenham.
    [in household of Henry Kinchin, 31, ropemaker, & family]
  11. 1871 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG10, piece 484, folio 90, p. 85, GSU roll 823371
    32 Cordova Rd., Bethnal Green, Middlesex
    Ruth Sackett, head, married, 34, b. Radnor
    Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 8, scholar, b. Dagenham.
  12. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341126, PRO RG11/0556/74/16
    Southwark St John Horsleydown, Surrey
    22 Thomas St
    William Sackett, lodger (head), widower, 41, b. Dagenham, Essex, carman.
  13. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/374
    37 Oxley St, Bermondsey, Surrey
    W Sackett, widower, 51, carman, b. Dagenham, Essex
    [In household of Henry Panter, 60, & Susan Panter, 52].
Generation.TreeP.6
Sackett line2nd great-grandson of Thomas Sackett of Hornchurch, Essex
Last Edited29 May 2017
 

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