|Father||Paul Sackett (1692/93-1761)|
|Mother||Ann (___) Simmons (c 1698-1769)|
Ann was named in her father Paul's will made at MargateG on 4 April 1752.3
Ann made her will at St John in ThanetG on 1 May 1781, the main beneficiaries being her nephews, Paul Sackett and Thomas Wheatley Sackett, minor sons of her late brother Paul.4 They were to inherit all her lands and the residue of her estate when they reached 21. The assets were to be put in a trust in the meantime, the income to be used to provide for her nephews' support and education.
Date: 1 May 1781.
Proved: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1 August 1781.
Source: National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/1081 quire 406.
Testatrix: Ann Sackett, spinster, John the Baptist, Thanet.
Nephews Paul & Thomas Sackett, sons of late brother Paul Sackett, all plate, linen, china.
Sister-in-law Alice Sackett, 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Cousin Elizabeth Cobb wife of Francis Cobb of Margate, 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Cousin Mary Chancellor, widow, 1 guinea gold mourning ring & black silk gown.
Cousin Ann Tomson, 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Friend Mrs Masinham of Margate St, London, 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Miss Hambly of [?] in Kent, 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Mrs Wilson, wife of Thomas Wilson, master of St John's parish workhouse, 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Cousin Mary Robson, spinster, dark silk gown.
Niece Ann Sackett, daughter of late brother Paul Sackett, 3 silk & 1 linen gowns.
Francis Cobb, £10.
Francis Cobb & heirs, all lands on trust, profits to support & educate nephews Paul & Thomas Sackett until age 21. Then they inherit. If both die before age 21, then reversion to heirs of late brother Paul Sackett. Residual goods to be sold & money to Francis Cobb on trust to be place in Government or other good security. Interest to nephews Paul & Thomas until age 21, then to be divided between them.
Witnesses: Martha Small, John Harman, Fra Small.
Notes & Citations
- Baptisms Register, St John in Thanet, Kent, "7 August 1740 Ann d. Paul & Ann Sackette."
- Burials Register, St John in Thanet, Kent (Marion Sackett transcripts), "17 July 1781 Ann Sackett, aged 41."
- Will of Paul Sackett of Margate, Kent, 4 April 1752, proved at Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 12 December 1770 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-98-358).
- Will of Ann Sackett of John the Baptist, Thanet, 1 May 1781, proved at Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1 August 1781 (National Archives, PROB 11/1081 quire 406).
|Sackett line||7th great-granddaughter of William Sackett of St John in Thanet|
|Charts||Line 2 (English)|
|Last Edited||1 Jan 2021|