Grace Edith Sackett

(1856-1932)
FatherHenry Sackett (1803-1879)
MotherSusannah Rea (c 1811-1883)
Grace Edith Sackett, daughter of Henry Sackett and Susannah Rea, was born in Orsett, EssexG, in 1856.1 She died aged 75 at 24 Hayes Crescent, Golders Green, MiddlesexG, on 14 February 19322,3 and was buried at St Giles and All Saints Church, OrsettG.4 She married at St Nicholas, WorcesterG, on 18 September 1890, Francis Heatherley, a surgeon, son of Thomas Heatherley and Katherine Elizabeth Emily Weale.5,6,7 Before her marriage Grace was matron of the hospital at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Francis was born in Marylebone, MiddlesexG, on 15 June 18618 and baptized at St Andrew, MaryleboneG, on 21 July 1861.9 He died aged 70 in Ashton, LancashireG, on 5 April 1932.3,10
     In 1861 Grace was living in Orsett, EssexG, and was recorded in the census as Grace Edith Sackett, aged 5, born in Orsett, the daughter of Susannah Sackett.11
     In 1871 she was living at Old Rectory, OrsettG, and was recorded as Grace Edith Sackett, aged 15, a scholar, born in Orsett, the daughter of Henry Sackett.12
     In 1881 she was living at the Hospital for the Paralysed and Epileptic, Marylebone, LondonG, and was recorded as Grace E Sackett, lady superintendent, aged 25.13
     In 1891 she was living at 17 Grove Terrace, St Pancras, LondonG, in the household of her widowed sister Ellen Eve, 49, and was recorded as Grace E Heatherley, married, aged 35.14
     In 1901 she was living at 17 Grove Terrace, St Pancras, LondonG, in the household of her widowed sister Ellen, and was recorded as Grace Edith Heatherley, married, aged 45.15 Francis was living at 2 Sefton Road, Lower Bebington, New Ferry, CheshireG, his household including two domestic servants, a cook and a housemaid.16
     In 1911 she was living at 16 Grove Terrace, Highgate Road, St PancrasG, in the household of her widowed sister Fanny, and was recorded as Grace Edith Heatherley, a visitor, married, aged 55 and born in Orsett.17 Her husband Francis, listed as a physician and surgeon, aged 49, was living at 578 New Chester Road, Birkenhead, CheshireG. There was one female domestic servant in his household.18
     Grace proved her sister Fanny's will on 22 November 1922. Fanny's estate was valued at £1,711.19
     Grace left a will which was proved in London on 6 May 1932 by her daughter Lois and by Herbert John Shelley. Her estate was valued at £1,683.20
     Grace's husband Francis left a will which was proved by his daughter Lois on 6 July 1932. His estate was valued at £3,365.21

Child of Grace Edith Sackett and Francis Heatherley

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1856. Sackett, Grace Edith. Mother: Rea. Orsett. 4a:117."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1932. Heatherley, Grace E, 75. Hendon. 3a:589."
  3. Probate of will.
  4. Memorial Inscription, St Giles and All Saints, Orsett, Essex, database, Findmypast, "1932 Grace Edith Sackett (maiden name)."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1890. Sackett, Grace Edith. Worcester. 6c:419."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Sep qtr 1890. Heatherley, Francis. Worcester. 6c:419."
  7. Daily News (London), digital image, Newspapers.com, 23 Sep 1890, p 1, "Marriages. HEATHERLEY—SACKETT.—18th inst., at St. Nicholas', Worcester, by the Rev. A. Gordon Greenhaigh, Francis Heatherley, M.B., B.S.Lond., F.R.C.S.Eng., of New Ferry, Cheshire, only son of Thomas Heatherley, late of the School of Art, London, to Grace Edith, youngest daughter of the late Henry Sackett of Orsett, Essex, and recently Matron of the Hospital, Stratford-on-Avon. No cards."
  8. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Sep qtr 1861. Heatherley, Francis. Marylebone. Mother: Weale. 1a:351."
  9. "England & Wales, Christening Index, 1530–1980", database, Ancestry.com, St Andrew, Marylebone, London, "21 Jul 1861, Francis Heatherley, b. 15 Jun 1861, father Thomas Heatherley, mother Katherine Elizabeth Emily."
  10. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007", database, Ancestry.com, "Jun qtr 1932. Heatherley, Francis, 73. Ashton. 8d:710."
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 1881 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Hospital for Paralysed and Epileptic, 73 Welbeck St, Marylebone, London
    Grace E Sackett, unm, 25, lady superintendent, b. Essex, Orsett.
  14. 1891 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 138, folio 46, p. 42, GSU Roll 6095248
    17 Grove Ter, St Pancras, London
    Ellen Eve, head, wid, 49, living on own means, b. Essex, Orsett
    Grace E Heatherley, sister, married, 35, b. Orsett
    Mary Able, boarder, single, 33, teacher school, b. Kent, Woolwich
    Charlotte Stracey, visitor, wid, 80, b. hertford
    Sarah Jones, serv. wid, 61, general serv, b. Wilts, Monckton
    Thomas J Jenkins, lodger, single, 41, mantle manufacturer, b. Cornwall, Falmouth.
  15. 1901 England census, digital image, 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.
  16. 1901 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, RG13, piece 3383, folio 97, p 60
    2 Sefton Road, Lower Bebington, New Ferry, Cheshire
    Francis Heatherley, head, married, 39, physician surg, b. London
    Mary E L Jones, serv, single, 24, cook domestic, b. Flint
    Engeline M Sturman, serv, single, 19, housemaid domestic, b. Alsace, Germany.
  17. 1911 England census, digital image, 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.
  18. 1911 England census, digital image, Ancestry.com, 578 New Chester Rd, Birkenhead, Cheshire
    10 rooms
    Francis Heatherley, head, 49, married, physician & surgeon, b. London
    Elizabeth Dodd, servant, 16, single, b. Liverpool.
  19. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", 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."
  20. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, "HEATHERLEY Grace Edith of Ashville Audenshaw Lancashire (wife of Francis Heatherly) died 14 February 1932 at 24 Hayes-crescent Golders Green Middlesex Probate London 6 May to Lois Grace Hanray (wife of Lawrence Hanray) and Herbert John Shelley lecturer. Effects £1683 16s. 10d."
  21. "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations), 1858–1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, "HEATHERLEY Francis of Ashville Audenshaw Lancashire died 5 April 1932 Probate London 6 July to Lois Grace Hanray (wife of Lawrence Hanray). Effects £3365 16s. 7d."
Sackett line3rd great-granddaughter of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Generation.TreeP.6
Last Edited5 Jul 2021
 

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