William Greenwood/Sackett

FatherWilliam Sackett (c 1840-1886)
MotherMary Ann Greenwood (c 1839-1933)
Birth1859, Brighton, SussexG,1,2
Baptism1861, BrightonG,3
Marriage1879, Battersea, SurreyGSarah Savage4
William Greenwood/Sackett, son of William Sackett and Mary Ann Greenwood, was born in 9 Devonshire? Street, Brighton, SussexG, on 5 November 18591,2 and baptized at St John's, BrightonG, on 18 August 1861.3 He was possibly the William Sackett who died aged 73 in Bromley, KentG, in 1934.5 He married at St Saviour's, Battersea, SurreyG, on 16 November 1879, Sarah Savage, daughter of Charles Savage.4 Sarah was born in Westminster, LondonG, in about 1856.6
     William was born before the marriage of his mother Mary Greenwood to his supposed father William Sackett. He appears in records in both names, and his son Charles was recorded as both Greenwood and Sackett in the register when he married in 1908. A present-day descendant recalls that the Greenwoods often referred to themselves as Sacketts in conversation.
     In 1861 William was living at 14 Cavendish Street, BrightonG, and was recorded in the census as William Greenwood, aged one and born in Brighton. He was living with his mother Mary in the household of his grandparents Henry and Sarah Greenwood.7
     In 1871 he was living at 24 Artillery Row, Westminster, LondonG, in the household of his parents William and Mary, and was recorded as William Sackett, aged 11 and born in Brighton.8
     In 1881 he was living at 15 Sea Grave Road, Fulham, LondonG, and was recorded as William Sacket, a hostler, head of household, married, aged 22. Living with him were his wife Sarah, 21, and their daughter Sarah R, aged one. There were also five lodgers in the household.9
     In 1891 he was living at 23 Hannell Road, Fulham, LondonG, and was recorded as Wm Greenwood, a stableman, head of household, aged 33. Living with him were his wife Sarah, 31, and their children, William, 9, Annie, 7, Charles, 5, John, 2, and Mary, aged three months.10
     In 1901 he was living at 20 Werley Avenue, Fulham, LondonG, in the household of his brother John Sackett, and was recorded as William Greenwood, horsekeeper, a visitor, married, aged 45. Living with him were his wife Sarah, 45, and their children, Annie, 18, Charles, 15, John, 13, Mary, 10, Sidney, 5, Rosina, 3, and George, aged five months.11
     In 1911 he was living at 41 Church Path, Lillie Road, Fulham, LondonG, and was recorded as William Greenwood, a horsekeeper, head of household, aged 50. Living with him were his wife Sarah, 51, and their children, Sarah Rosina, 32, William Greenwood, 30, Annie Maud, 28, Charles, 25, John, 22, Mary, 20, Rosina May, 18, Sidney, 16, Rosina, 13, George, 11, Thomas, 9, and Louisa, aged seven. The census form was completed by Mary Greenwood, and she included all children of the family. Three of the children, William, Annie Maud, and Charles, were married and living in their own households.12

Children of William Greenwood/Sackett and Sarah Savage

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Dec qtr 1859. Greenwood, William. [Mother not named: assume registered in mother's surname.] Brighton. 2b:199."
  2. Copy birth certificate of William Greenwood, born 5 November 1859, registered in the Registration District of St Peter, Brighton, Sussex, "5 Nov 1859, at 9 Devonshire? Street, William s. of Mary Greenwood, of 9 Devonshire? Street, Brighton."
  3. "England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538–1975" (Ancestry transcript), Register of Baptisms, St John's, Brighton, Sussex, "18 Aug 1861, William Greenwood s. Mary Greenwood."
  4. "London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932" (Ancestry image), Register of Marriages, St Saviour's, Battersea, Surrey, "16 Nov 1879, William Greenwood, 21, bachelor, horsekeeper, of 42 Parkside Street, father William Greenwood poultryman; and Sarah Savage, 19, spinster, of 42 Parkside Street, father Charles Savage mason. By Samuel Gilbert Scott. Witnesses: Charles Savage, Mary Sackett."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Mar qtr 1934. Sackett, William, 73. Bromley."
  6. Census.
  7. 1861 England census, RG9, piece 592, folio 105, p. 11, GSU roll 542667
    14 Cavendish Street, Brighton, Sussex
    Henry Greenwood, head, married, 46, chairman (sedan), b. Sussex, Brighton
    Sarah Greenwood, wife, 45, washing, b. Sussex, Brighton
    Mary Greenwood, dau, married , 22, servant, b. Sussex, Brighton
    William Greenwood, grandson, 1, b. Sussex, Brighton.
  8. 1871 England census, RG10, piece 121, folio 30, p. 9, GSU roll 838769
    24 Artillery Row, Westminster, London
    William Sackett, head, married, 30, costermonger, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Mary Sackett, wife, 32, b. Sussex, Brighton
    William Sackett, son, 11, b. Sussex, Brighton
    John W Sackett, son, 5, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  9. 1881 England census, FHL 1341016, PRO RG11/0072/15/24
    15 Sea Grave Road, Fulham, London, Middlesex
    William Sacket, head, married, 22, b. Brighton, Sussex, hostler
    Sarah Sacket, wife, 21, [birthplace not given]
    Sarah R. Sacket, dau, 1, b. Fulham, Middlesex
    George Bryant, lodger, unmarried, 20, b. railway porter
    Barton Helliwell, lodger, unmarried, 28, b. Todmorden, Lancashire, ironmongers assistant
    Joseph H. Smith, lodger, unmarried, 28, b. Trawden, Lancashire, rails ticket inspector
    Alfred Hinder, lodger, unmarried, 28, b. Swindon, Wiltshire, rivetor (boiler mfr)
    Mary A. Johnson, lodger, unmarried, 23, b. America, laundress.
  10. 1891 England census, RG12; Piece: 48; Folio: 149; Page: 54
    23, Hannell Road, Fulham, London
    Greenwood, Wm, head, married, 33, stableman, b. Sussex, Brighton
    Greenwood, Sarah, wife, 31, b. London, Westminster
    Greenwood, Wm, son, 9, scholar, b. Fulham
    Greenwood, Annie M, dau, 7, scholar, b. Fulham
    Greenwood, Chas, son, 5, scholar, b. Fulham
    Greenwood, Mary L, dau, 3/12, b. Fulham
    Greenwood, John, son, 2, b. Fulham.
  11. 1901 England census, 54/113v
    Fulham, London
    20 Werley Avenue (St Peter's)
    John Sackett, head, married, 35, cab driver, worker, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Jessie Sackett, wife, 35, b. Kensington, London
    Henry Sackett, son, 11, b. Fulham
    Jessie Sackett, dau, 9, b. Fulham
    Hilda Sackett, dau, 3, b. Fulham
    Walter Sackett, son, 3 months, b. Fulham
    Sarah Greenwood, visitor, married, 45, b. Brighton, Sussex
    William Greenwood, visitor, married, 45, horsekeeper, worker, b. Brighton
    Annie Greenwood, visitor, single, 18, charwoman, worker, b. Fulham
    Charles Greenwood, visitor, 15, coal porter, worker, b. Fulham
    John Greenwood, visitor, 13, b. Fulham
    Mary Greenwood, visitor, 10, b. Fulham
    Sidney Greenwood, visitor, 5, b. Fulham
    Rosina Greenwood, visitor, 3, b. Fulham
    George W Greenwood, visitor, 5 months, b. Fulham.
  12. 1911 England census, RG14; Piece: 313
    41 Church Path, Lillie Road, Fulham, London SW
    6 rooms
    William Greenwood, head, 50, m. 32y, horsekeeper, b. Brighton
    Sarah Greenwood, wife, 51, 12 ch, all living, b. Westminster
    Sarah Rosina Greenwood, dau, 32, b. Fulham
    William Greenwood, son, 30, m. 12y, coalporter carman, b. Fulham
    Annie Maud Greenwood, dau, 28, m. 8y, b. Fulham
    Charles Greenwood, son, 25, m. 4y, coalman carman, b. Fulham
    John Greenwood, son, 22, single, woodchopper firewood, b. Fulham
    Mary Greenwood, dau, 20, single, laundryhand, b. Fulham
    Rosina May Greenwood, dau, 18, b. Fulham
    Sidney Greenwood, son, 16, van boy, b. Fulham
    Rosina Greenwood, dau, 13, school, b. Fulham
    George Greenwood, son, 11, b. Fulham
    Thomas Greenwood, son, 9, b. Fulham
    Louisa Greenwood, dau, 7, b. Fulham.
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited28 Feb 2019

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