Robert Alfred Sackett

FatherRobert John Sackett (1880-1944)
MotherMaria Mayne (1881-)
Robert Alfred Sackett, son of Robert John Sackett and Maria Mayne, was born in Ilford, EssexG, on 30 August 1902.1,2,3,4 He died aged 84 in Brentwood, EssexG, in October 1986.5 He married first in West Ham, EssexG, in 1929, Hilda L Hickmott, daughter of ___ Walker.6,7 Hilda was born in West HamG in 19068 and died aged 31 in Hackney, LondonG, in 1938.9 He married second in Brentwood, EssexG, in 1975, Annie (___) Lang, widow of Edward Lang.10,4 Annie was born on 2 March 1898.4
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Robert was living at 249 Parkhurst Road, East Ham, EssexG. He was a builder's labourer.11 His future wife Annie was living at 327 Church Road, East HamG, with her first husband Edward Lang.12

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1902. Mayne, Robert Alfred. Mother: Hornby. Romford. 4a:572."
  2. Army records for Robert John Sackett include correspondence querying the paternity of Robert Alfred Sackett, born before Robert John Sackett and Maria Mayne were married. Maria stated that Robert John was the father. The child had been registered in the name Mayne, but Maria, who had stated that she was single when marrying Robert John, was not able to explain why Robert Alfred's birth certificate included reference to a surname Hornby, apparently entered as her former or maiden name.
  3. Death record.
  4. 1939 Register.
  5. "England & Wales deaths 1837–2006", database, Findmypast, "Oct 1986. Sackett, Robert Alfred, b. 30 Aug 1902. Brentwood. 9:1493:1086."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1929. Sackett, Robert A. Spouse: Hickmott. W Ham. 4a:534."
  7. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1929. Hickmott, Hilda L. Spouse: Sackett. W Ham. 4a:534."
  8. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Dec qtr 1906. Hickmott, Hilda Lilian. Mother: Walker. West Ham. 4a:271."
  9. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1938. Sackett, Hilda L, 31. Hackney."
  10. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index", database,, "Dec qtr 1975. Sackett, Robert A. Spouse: Lang. Brentwood. 9:1401."
    "Dec qtr 1975. Lang, Annie. Spouse: Sackett. Brentwood. 9:1401."
  11. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Sackett household, 249 Parkhurst Road, East Ham, Essex: RG101/1002D/015/32, Robert A Sackett, b. 30 Aug 1902, widowed, builders labourer heavy worker.
  12. "1939 Register", UK, digital image, Findmypast, Lang household, 327 Church Road, East Ham, Essex: Edward Lang, b. 17 Sep 1897, married, general labourer; RG101/1002A/024/39, Annie Lang (later Sackett), b. 2 Mar 1898, married, unpaid domestic duties.
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited19 Sep 2018

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