|Father||Paul Sackett (1736-1781)|
|Mother||Alice Reynolds (c 1753-1826)|
Stephen Sackett carried on a business as a law stationer at 8 Quality Court, Chancery LaneG, from about 1804, when he advertised for an apprentice.5 The business was listed in numerous city directories from 1805.6,7,8 He was a frequent advertiser in the Times of London from about 1817. The advertisements were mainly for junior positions in the legal profession, suggesting that the business was used as a recruitment agency or perhaps as an accommodation address.
Stephen was named as a beneficiary in his brother Thomas's will made in New Cross, St Paul's, Deptford, KentG, on 25 August 1804. He was left a sum of £50, and he and his wife Elizabeth were each left £5 for mourning.9
Stephen's widow Elizabeth married second at St Andrew's, Holborn, on 25 December 1822, Thomas Ruscoe.10 The business subsequently traded under the name of Sackett & Ruscoe.
|Charts||Line 2 (English)|
Notes & Citations
- Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent, "29 April 1779 Stephen s. Paul & Alice Sacket bn. 12 April."
- Thanet Obituary, monumental inscription, St John's Church, Margate, Kent, headstone, "Thomas Wheatley Sackett, 28 October 1804 aged 34; Stephen Sackett, 26 July 1820 aged 42."
- Burials Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "2 August 1820 Stephen Sackett of St Andrews, Holborn, Middlesex, 42."
- Marriages Register, St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe, Holborn, London City, Middlesex, "13 October 1803 Stephen Sackett & Elizabeth Hughes; Witnesses: Rd. Perry, James Henor[?]."
- "Morning Post", London, digital image, Findmypast, 23 April 1804.
- Website Holden's Triennial Directory Directory (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1805, 1806, 1807, "Sackett Stephen, law stationer, 8 Quality court, Chancery la."
- Website Baines' History and Directory (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1822–3. London. Law Stationers, "Sackett Stpn. 8, Quality ct. Chancery lane."
- Website Pigot's Directory (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1822. London. Law Stationers, "Sackett Steph. 8 Quality-ct, Chan-la."
- Will of Thomas Wheatley Sackett of New Cross, St Paul's, Deptford, Kent, 25 August 1804, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 3 November 1804 (National Archives, PROB 11/1417 quire 793).
- Marriages Register, St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe, Holborn, London City, Middlesex, "25 December 1822 Thos. Ruscoe, ba & Elizabeth Sackett, widow; wits: Danl. Norny[?], Mary Ruscoe (lic.)."
|Sackett line||8th great-grandson of William Sackett|
|Last Edited||4 November 2014|