Richard Mockett

FatherRichard Mockett (c 1580-1626)
MotherSara Sackett (1591-1634)
Richard Mockett, son of Richard Mockett and Sara Sackett, was born in Birchington, KentG, on 14 November 16231 and baptized at Birchington ChurchG on 14 March 1623/24.2 He died aged 69 and was buried at St Peter in Thanet, KentG, on 26 November 1692.3,4 He married at St Peter in ThanetG on 17 December 1657, Sarah Sampson, daughter of Nicholas Sampson and Ann ___.5 Sarah was born in about 1632.6 She died aged 91 on 10 February 1723/24 and was buried at St Peter in ThanetG.4
     Richard was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made at St Nicholas at WadeG on 30 December 1626. He was left a sum of £10 at 21.

Children of Richard Mockett and Sarah Sampson

  • Richard Mockett
  • Nicholas Mockett
  • John Mockett
  • Isaac Mockett+ b. 28 May 1673, d. 10 Dec 1753

 Notes & Citations

  1. Gravestone.
  2. Baptisms Register, Birchington, Kent (FamilySearch transcript), "14 Mar 1623, Richard Mockett, s. Richard Mockett."
  3. Burials Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (Findmypast image), "26 Nov 1692, Richard Mockett Senr."
  4. Monumental inscription on the grave of Richard Mockett (St Peter's, Thanet, Kent), "Here lieth interred the body of Richard Mockett / of this parish who was born at Birchington November 14th / 1623 ? and died November 30th 1696? aged 69? years son of / Richard Mockett of St Nicholas & Sarah daughter of John Sackett / of that prsh? also of Sarah his wife who departed this life February 10th 1723 / aged 61 years.  She was daughter of Nicholas Sampson of Reading Street by Ann daughter / of Richard and Eden ? of Fleete of the ancient family of fleete of fleete [sic] in this island / She had issue Richard Nicholas John and Isaac. / Here also lieth interred the body of the aforesaid / Isaac Mockett who was born May 28th 1673 and died December / 10th 1753 aged 80 years. Also of Elizabeth his wife daughter of / Paul Kirby by Hannah daughter of Captain Jeffery Tomlin / of this parish who died October 8th 1762 aged 77 years / This tomb was erected by John, grandson of the above Isaac Mockett / And was restored in 1918 by their grandson Brooke Mockett."
    [Transcribed from the gravestone by Chris Sackett, 2008]
    A second, older, gravestone in St Peter's churchyard is inscribed:
    "In memory of / Mr Richd Mockett / of this parish yeoman / who was born Novr 14 1623 / and died Novr 26 1692 / aged 69 years / also of Sarah his wife who died / Feby 10 1723 aged 91 years / also of Mr Isaac Mockett / their son / who died Dec 10 1753 / aged 80 years / and of Elizabeth his wife / who died Oct 8 1762 / aged 77 years / left surviving Isaac / Elizabeth, Elijah and / Sampson."
    [Transcribed from the gravestone by Keith Ellis, 2021]
  5. Marriages Register, St Peter in Thanet, Kent (Findmypast image), "17 Dec 1657 Richard Mockett and Sarah Sampson."
  6. Date of birth based on age at death.
Sackett lineGreat-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Sackett Family Association descendants
Gary Fisher.
Last Edited17 Feb 2023

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