Sophia Sackett

FatherThomas Sackett (1734-1817)
MotherMary Wilkinson (1739-1816)
Sophia Sackett, daughter of Thomas Sackett and Mary Wilkinson, was born in Rotherhithe, SurreyG, on 21 June 17651 and baptized at St Mary the Virgin, RotherhitheG, on 14 July 1765.1 She died unmarried aged 65 and was buried at Bunhill Fields, London, MiddlesexG, on 26 August 1830.2
     Administration of Sophia's estate was granted on 10 September 1830 to her nephew George Samuel Sackett. Sophia's only surviving family member, and therefore entitled to her estate, was her brother George who was registered as a lunatic. George's wife, also Sophia, consented to the arrangement whereby their son was made administrator of the estate "for the use and benefit of the said George Sackett during his lunacy."3

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Mary the Virgin, Rotherhithe, Surrey, "14 July 1765 Sophia Sackett d. Thomas & Mary, 23 days, b. 21 June."
  2. Burials Register, Bunhill Fields, London City, Middlesex, "26 August 1830 Sophia Sackett, 65 years, of Old Street, Hoxton."
  3. Letters of administration of the estate of Sophia Sackett of 3 Gloucester Terrace, London, Middlesex, granted at Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 10 September 1830 (National Archives).
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited24 Aug 2021

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