William Sackett

FatherHenry Sackett (c 1738-1774)
MotherMartha Higgs
William Sackett, farmer of Orsett, Essex, son of Henry Sackett and Martha Higgs, was baptized at Hornchurch, EssexG, on 23 April 1769.1 He died aged about 50 in OrsettG in 1819 and was buried at St Giles and All Saints Church, OrsettG.2 He married in Walthamstow, EssexG, in 1795, Catherine Sargeant.3 Catherine was born in Binfield, BerkshireG, in about 1770 and died aged about 86 in OrsettG on 13 April 1855.4,5
     Administration of William's estate was granted on 3 June 1819 to his widow Catherine.6
     In 1841 William's widow was living in Orsett, EssexG, and was recorded in the census as Catherine Sackett, of independent means, aged 70 and born in Essex. Living with her was her unmarried daughter Martha Ann, aged 35.7
     In 1851 she was living in Orsett, EssexG, and was recorded as Catherine Sackett, head of household, a widow, aged 80, and born in Binfield, Berkshire. Living with her was her unmarried daughter Martha, 45, a schoolmistress. Also in the household were three schoolchildren, and two female servants.8

Children of William Sackett and Catherine Sargeant

Sackett Family Association descendants
Judy Foster, Norman Todd, Robin Crockett and Marcus Crockett.
ChartsLine 6 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptism, Hornchurch, Essex (IGI), "23 April 1769 William Sacket s. Henry Sacket & Martha."
  2. Memorial Inscription, St Giles and All Saints, Orsett, Essex, database, Findmypast, "1819 William Sackett."
  3. Boyd's Marriage Index, Walthamstow, Essex, "1795 William Sackett & Catherine Sargeant. Licence."
  4. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1855. Sackett, Catherine. Orsett."
  5. Email from Judy Foster to Chris Sackett, 11 May 2006.
  6. Letters of administration of the estate of William Sackett of Orsett, Essex, granted by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 3 June 1819 (National Archives, PROB 6/195/f188), "William Sackett, late of Orsett, Essex; farmer.
    Admon granted to Catherine Sackett, widow & relict of deceased."
  7. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, HO107, piece 322, book 24, folio 14, p. 23, GSU roll 241360
    Orsett, Essex
    Catherine Sackett, 70, ind, b. Essex
    Martha Ann Sackett, 35, b. Essex.
  8. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1773/f.339
    Orsett, Essex
    Catherine SACKETT, head, widow, 80, b. Berkshire, Binfield
    Martha A. SACKETT, dau, unmarried, 45, schoolmistress, b. Essex, Orsett
    Louisa REA, scholar, 8, b. Essex
    Albert SKINNER, scholar, 7, b. Essex, West Thurrock
    Frank SKINNER, scholar, 5, b. Essex, West Thurrock
    Susan FRANKLIN, serv., unmarried, 32, cook, b. Essex, Orsett
    Ann ROBINSON, serv., 13, housemaid, b. Suffolk.
Sackett lineGrandson of Thomas Sackett of Hornchurch, Essex
Last Edited22 July 2016