Frank Sackett

(1848-1897)
FatherHenry Sackett (1803-1879)
MotherSusannah Rea (c 1811-1883)
Frank Sackett, merchant's clerk, son of Henry Sackett and Susannah Rea, was born in Orsett, EssexG, in 1848.1 He died aged 49 at home at Lansdown House, Tavistock Road, Wanstead, EssexG, on 30 July 18972 and was buried at St Giles and All Saints Church, OrsettG.3 He married at Aston, WarwickshireG, in 1883, Clara Jane L Griffiths.4,5 She was born in Liverpool, LancashireG, on 3 March 1864.6,7 She died aged 77 in Hove, SussexG, in 1940.8
     In 1851 Frank was living at Long Orsett Farm, Orsett, EssexG, in the household of his parents Henry and Susannah, and was recorded in the census as Frank Sackett, aged two and born in Orsett.9
     In 1861 he was living at Forest School, Leyton, EssexG, and was recorded as Frank Sacket, a pupil, aged 12 and born in Orsett. His brother Henry, 10, was also attending the school.10
     In 1871 he was living at Old Rectory, Orsett, EssexG, and was recorded as Frank Sackett, unmarried, aged 22 and born in Orsett, the son of Henry Sackett.11
     In 1881 he was living at Chapel Road, OrsettG, in the household of his widowed mother Susannah, and was recorded as Frank Sackett, Cape Merchants clerk, unmarried, aged 32 and born in Orsett.12
     In 1891 he was living at Rydalmount, Grove Hill Road, Woodford, EssexG, and was recorded as Frank Sackett, head of household, a mercantile clerk (employed), aged 42 and born in Orsett. Living with him were his wife Clara, aged 21 [sic: probably 27], his children, Ethel, 6, Frank, 5, Gladys, 4, and Dorothy, 2, and a domestic servant, Ellen Crackwell.13
     Frank's will, made in Wanstead, EssexG, was proved at the Principal Registry, London, on 17 August 1897. His personal estate was valued at £1,642. His widow Clara was the sole executor.14
     In 1901 Frank's widow Clara was living at 1 Madiera Villas, Snakes Lanes, Woodford, EssexG, and was recorded in the census as Clara Sackett, a dressmaker working on own account at home, head of household, a widow, aged 37, and born in Liverpool. Living with her were her children, Ethel (16), and Gilbert (6). Also in the household were a female general domestic servant and a male boarder.15
     During and after the First World War, Clara made a number of overseas voyages. She returned from Lisbon, Spain, to Southampton on 12 May 1914, travelling first class on the Andes.16 On 18 June 1915 she arrived in Falmouth, Cornwall, from Lisbon, travelling second class on the Gelria. She was then living in Highgate, London, at Dartmouth Park Road.17 On 10 January 1920 she returned to Plymouth from a visit to New York, travelling cabin class on the Saxonia. Her UK address was 13 Clifton Gardens, Maida Vale, London.18 She visited Spain again in 1924, returning first class from Lisbon to Southampton on the Avon on 18 January 1924. She was then living at 25 Warwick Avenue, London.19 She made a further visit to Spain in 1935, arriving back in Southampton from Lisbon on the Sibajek on 26 May 1935. At that date she was living in Brighton, Sussex, at 22 Lisbury Road.20
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Frank's widow Clara was living at 48 St Aubyn's, Hove, SussexG. She was of independent means.21

Children of Frank Sackett and Clara Jane L Griffiths

ChartsLine 6 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Jun qtr 1848. Sackett, Frank. Mother: [Blank]. Orsett. 12:19."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1897. Sackett, Frank, 49. West Ham."
  3. Memorial Inscription, St Giles and All Saints, Orsett, Essex, database, Findmypast, "1897 Frank Sackett."
  4. 1891 Census for England & Wales, Rydalmount, Grove Hill Road, Woodford, Essex
    Frank SACKETT, head, M, 42, mercantile clerk (empd), b. Orsett, Essex
    Clara I/J SACKETT, wife, M, 21, b. Liverpool, Lancs
    Ethel G SACKETT, dau, 6, b. Woodford
    Frank G SACKETT, son, 5, b. Woodford
    Gladys V SACKETT, dau, 4, b. Woodford
    Dorothy G SACKETT, dau, 2, b. Woodford
    Ellen CRACKWELL, serv., U, 17, domestic (empd), b. Walthamstow, Essex
    RG12/1359/f50v.
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Dec qtr 1883. Sackett, Frank. Aston. 6d:579."
    "Dec qtr 1883. Griffiths, Clara Jane L. Aston. 6d:579."
  6. Census.
  7. 1939 Register.
  8. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1940. Sackett, Clara, 77. Hove."
  9. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1773/f.350
    Orsett, Essex
    Longacres[?] Farm
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 47, farmer 300 acres, b. Essex, Orsett, empl. 15 men
    Susannah Sackett, wife, 36, b. Warwickshire, St. Peters
    William H. Sackett, son, 11, scholar, b. Essex, Orsett
    Ellen Sackett, dau, 9, scholar, b. Essex, Orsett
    Frank Sackett, son, 2, b. Essex, Orsett
    Henry Sackett, son, 1 month, b. Essex, Orsett
    Mary BattishallL, serv., unmarried, 21, cook, b. Essex, Bulpham
    Eliza Ann Oakley[?], serv., unmarried, 17, nursemaid, b. Essex, Orsett.
  10. 1861 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG 9, Piece 1060, Folio 89, p. 18, GSU roll 542745
    Forest School, Leyton, Essex
    Sacket, Frank, pupil, 12, scholar, b. Orsett, Essex
    Sacket, Henry, pupil, 10, scholar, b. Orsett, Essex.
  11. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/1654/f9
    Old Rectory, Orsett, Essex
    Henry Sackett, head, 67, farmer and grazier, 300 acres, 5 men or more, b. Orsett
    Susannah Sackett, wife, 55, b. St Peter's, Worc
    Ellen Sackett, dau, unm., 28, b. Orsett
    Frank Sackett, son, unm., 22, b. Orsett
    Fanny Sackett, dau, unm., 17, scholar, b, Orsett
    Grace Edith Sackett, dau, 15, scholar, b. Orsett
    Emma Kimmings, serv., unm., 19, cook, b. Orsett
    Susan Goodwin, serv., unm., 17, housemaid, b. Orsett
    Sidney Sackett, son, 13, scholar, b. Orsett.
  12. 1881 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, FHL 1341422, PRO RG11/1754/21/9
    Chapel Road, Orsett, Essex
    Susannah SACKETT, head, widow, 69, b. Worcester
    Frank SACKETT, son, unmarried, 32, b. Orsett, Essex, Cape Merchants clerk
    Fanny SACKETT, dau, unmarried, 27, b. Orsett
    Annie COWELL, servt, 14, b. Orsett, domestic servt.
  13. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/1359/f50v
    Rydalmount, Grove Hill Road, Woodford, Essex
    Frank Sackett, head, married, 42, mercantile clerk (empd), b. Orsett, Essex
    Clara I/J Sackett, wife, 21, b. Liverpool, Lancs
    Ethel G Sackett, dau, 6, b. Woodford
    Frank G Sackett, son, 5, b. Woodford
    Gladys V Sackett, dau, 4, b. Woodford
    Dorothy G Sackett, dau, 2, b. Woodford
    Ellen Crackwell, serv., unm, 17, domestic (empd), b. Walthamstow, Essex.
  14. Will of Frank Sackett of Wanstead, Essex, date not known, proved at Principal Probate Registry, London, 17 August 1897 (Somerset House Indexes), "Frank Sackett, Lansdown House, Tavistock Road, Wanstead, Essex, died 30 July 1897. Will proved London 17 August 1897. Personal estate £1,642 1s 10d. Executor: Clara Jane Sackett, widow."
  15. 1901 Census for England & Wales, 1635/79
    Woodford, Essex
    1 Madiera Villas, Snakes Lanes, Woodford (St Paul's) (5+ rooms)
    Clara Sackett, head, widow, 37, dressmaker, own account at home, b. Liverpool
    Gilbert Sackett, son, 6, b. Woodford
    Ethel Sackett, dau, 16, b. Woodford
    Annie Bush, serv, single, 21, general servant domestic, b. Woodford
    Carl Philipson, boarder, single, 30, wine merchant, employer, b. Germany.
  16. "UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878–1960", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Clare Sackett, 49, British, no occ, Andes 1st class, arr. 12 May 1914 Southampton, from Lisbon, last permanent residence England, intended permanent residence England."
  17. "UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878–1960", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Clara J Sackett, 51, occ: none, British, Gelria 2nd class, arr. 18 Jun 1915 Falmouth, from Lisbon, UK address 35 Dartmouth Park Rd, Highgate Rd, London, NW, last permanent residence England, intended permanent residence England."
  18. "UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878–1960", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Clara J Sackett, 55, occ: none, British, Saxonia cabin class, arr. 10 Jan 1920 Plymouth, from New York, UK address 13 Clifton Gdns, Maida Vale, Ldn, last permanent residence USA, intended permanent residence England."
  19. "UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878–1960", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Clara J Sackett, 59, occ: none, British, Avon 1st class, arr. 18 Jan 1924 Southampton, from Lisbon, UK address 25 Warwick Av, London, last permanent residence England, intended permanent residence England."
  20. "UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878–1960", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Mrs C Sackett, 71, occ: none, Sibajek, arr. 26 May 1935 Southampton, from Lisbon, proposed UK address: 22 Lisbury Rd, Brighton, last permanent residence England, proposed permanent residence England."
  21. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Whittingham household, 48 St Aubyns, Hove, Sussex: Wilhemina E Whittingham, b. 1881, widowed, independent; Roy E B Willis, b. 1895, married, hotel proprietor; Maude Willis, b. 1896, married, hotel proprietress; Clara Sackett, b. 3 Mar 1864, widowed, independent; & 8 others.
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Sackett line2nd great-grandson of Thomas Sackett
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