Fanny Sackett

(1854-1922)
FatherHenry Sackett (1803-1879)
MotherSusannah Rea (c 1811-1883)
Fanny Sackett, daughter of Henry Sackett and Susannah Rea, was born in Orsett, EssexG, in 1854.1,2 She died aged 68 at Ashville, Audenshaw, LancashireG, on 20 September 1922.3,4 She married at St Mary's Church, Woodford, EssexG, on 6 December 1884, Henry Matchitt, son of George Hulme Matchitt and Sarah ___.5,6 Henry was born on 7 June 1854 and baptized at St Mary's Church, Eccles, LancashireG, on 3 November 1854.7 Henry died aged 37 in Swatow, ChinaG, on 3 July 1891.3
     In 1861 Fanny was living in OrsettG and was recorded in the census as Fanny Sackett, aged 7, born in Orsett, daughter of Susannah Sackett.8
     In 1871 she was living at the Old Rectory, OrsettG, and was recorded as Fanny Sackett, aged 17, a scholar, born in Orsett, the daughter of Henry Sackett.9
     In 1881 she was living at Chapel Road, OrsettG, in the household of her widowed mother Susannah, and was recorded as Fanny Sackett, unmarried, aged 27 and born in Orsett.10
     In 1881 she was living at Chapel Road, OrsettG, and was recorded as Fanny Sackett, aged 27 and born in Orsett, unmarried daughter of Susannah Sackett.11
     Fanny proved her husband Henry's will on 1 August 1891. His estate was valued at £383.12 Fanny travelled to China shortly after, arriving back in London from Hong Kong aboard the Patroclus on 6 October 1891.13
     In 1901 she was living at 17 Grove Terrace, St Pancras, LondonG, in the household of her widowed sister Ellen, and was recorded as Fanny Matchitt, a widow living on her own means, aged 47 and born in Orsett.14
     In 1911 she was living at 16 Grove Terrace, Highgate Road, St PancrasG, and was recorded as Fanny Matchitt, head of household, a widow, aged 57, living on private means, and born in Orsett. Her married sister Grace Edith Heatherley, 55, was a visitor.15
     Fanny left a will which was proved on 22 November 1922 by her sister Grace. Her estate was valued at £1,711.16
Sackett line2nd great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett
ChartsLine 6 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. 1861 Census for England & Wales, Orsett, Essex
    Susannah SACKETT, wife, 45, farmer's wife, b. St Peter's, Wor
    William SACKETT, son, 21, farmer's son, b. Orsett
    Ellen SACKETT, dau, 19, b. Orsett
    Fanny SACKETT, dau, 7, b. Orsett
    Grace Edith SACKETT, dau, 5, b. Orsett
    Sidney SACKETT, son, 3, b. Orsett
    Harriet ELLINGFORD, cook, 19, b. Hosudon, Essex
    Mary BRADD, housemaid, 17, b. Chadwell, Essex
    RG9/1074/f7.
  2. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1854. Sackett, Fanny. Mother: Rea. Orsett. 4a:102."
  3. Probate of will.
  4. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006", database, Findmypast, "Sep qtr 1922. Matchitt, Fanny, 68. Ashton under Lyne. 8D:397."
  5. Marriages Register, St Mary's Church, Woodford, Essex (Essex Record Office), "6 December 1884, Henry Matchitt, full age, bachelor, mercantile annuitant, of Dunton, s. George Hulme Matchitt, farmer, & Fanny Sackett, full age, spinster, of Woodford, d. Henry Sackett, farmer. Licence. Witnesses: H[?] A[?] Sackett, Grace Edith Sackett."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1884. Sackett, Fanny. W. Ham. 4a 208."
  7. Baptisms Register, St Mary, Eccles, Lancashire (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "Born 7 Jun 1854, bap. 3 Nov 1854, Henry son of George Hulme & Sarah Matchitt, of Hulton? Terrace, Gildabrook, cotton -?-."
  8. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/1074/f7
    Orsett, Essex
    Susannah Sackett, wife, 45, farmer's wife, b. St Peter's, Wor
    William Sackett, son, 21, farmer's son, b. Orsett
    Ellen Sackett, dau, 19, b. Orsett
    Fanny Sackett, dau, 7, b. Orsett
    Grace Edith Sackett, dau, 5, b. Orsett
    Sidney Sackett, son, 3, b. Orsett
    Harriet Ellingford, cook, 19, b. Hosudon, Essex
    Mary Bradd, housemaid, 17, b. Chadwell, Essex.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 1881 Census for England & Wales, Chapel Road, Orsett, Essex
    Susannah SACKETT, head, W, 69, b. Worcester
    Frank SACKETT, son, U, 32, cape merchant's clerk, b. Orsett
    Fanny SACKETT, dau, U, 27, b. Orsett
    Annie COWELL, serv., 14, domestic servant, b. Orsett
    1754/f21.
  12. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, ""Matchitt Henry of Swatow China died 3 July 1891 Probate London 1 August to Fanny Matchitt widow. Effects £383 18s. 10d. Former Grant P.R. August 1891.""
  13. "UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878–1960", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Mrs Fanny Matchitt, 32, British, Patroclus, arr. 6 Oct 1891 London from Hong Kong."
  14. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG13, piece 156, folio 6, p. 4
    17 Grove Terrace, St Pancras, London
    Ellen Eve, head, widow, 59, living on own means, b. Orsett, Essex
    Fredk Ashford Eve, son, single, 22, p...? clerk, b. St Pancras
    George Ashford Eve, son, single, 20, clerk, b. St Pancras
    Fanny Matchitt, sister, widow, 47, living on own means, b. Orsett
    Grace Edith Heatherley, sister, married, 45, b. Orsett
    Sarah Jones, servant, widow, 71, cook domestic, b. Monckton, Wilts.
  15. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 767, schedule 21
    16 Grove Terrace, Highgate Road, St Pancras, London NW
    9 rooms
    Fanny Matchitt, head, 57, widow, no ch, private means, b. Orsett, Essex
    Grace Edith Heatherley, visitor, 55, married, 1 ch, living, b. Orsett.
  16. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Matchitt Fanny of 16 Grove-terrace Highgate-road Middlesex widow died 20 September 1922 at Ashville Audenshaw Lancashire Probate London 22 November to Grace Edith Heatherley (wife of Francis Heatherley). Effects £1711 19s. 10d."
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