Richard Sackett

FatherEdward Sackett (c 1555-1628/29)
MotherAlice ___ (say 1555-1594)
Richard Sackett, son of Edward Sackett and Alice ___, was baptized at St Peter in Thanet, KentG, on 6 January 1583/84.1 He died aged about 56 and was buried at St John in ThanetG on 5 June 1640.2
     Richard was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made at St Lawrence in ThanetG on 20 October 1624.3 He was left £4 plus land in the parish of St John in Thanet for life with reversion to his children if any. Richard would have been 40 at the time of his father's will and the reference to "children if any" suggests that he was then unmarried and childless. No subsequent marriage record nor record of children have been found.
     Richard was most likely the "cousin" Richard Sackett appointed overseer of the will of 1633 of his brother-in-law Valentine Austen.4

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "6/8 January 1583/84 Richard s. Edward Sacket."
  2. Burials Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "5 June 1640 Richard Sacket."
  3. Will of Edward Sackett of St Lawrence in Thanet, Kent, 20 October 1624, proved at Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 21 February 1629 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-67-169).
  4. Frank Watt Tyler, "The Tyler Collection", Wills, Canterbury, Kent, digital image,, Will of Valentine Austen, dated 1 May 1633, proved 23 May 1633.
Sackett line2nd great-grandson of William Sackett of St John in Thanet
ChartsLine 2 (English)
Last Edited16 Sep 2019

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