Henry Sackett

(1803-1879)
FatherWilliam Sackett (1769-1819)
MotherCatherine Sargeant (c 1770-1855)
Henry Sackett, farmer, son of William Sackett and Catherine Sargeant, was born in Orsett, EssexG, on 2 May 1803 and baptized there on 17 June 1803.1 He died there aged 76 on 6 November 18792 and was buried at St Giles and All Saints Church, OrsettG.3 He married at St Martin's Church, Worcester, WorcestershireG, on 2 May 1838, Susannah Rea.4,5 Susannah was born in St Peter's, WarwickshireG, in about 1811.6,7 She died aged 71 in OrsettG in 18838 and was buried at St Giles and All Saints Church, OrsettG.9
     In 1841 Henry was living at Lodysons, Orsett, EssexG, and was recorded in the census as Henry Sackett, a farmer, aged 35+ and born in Essex. Living with him were his wife Susannah, 25+, and one-year-old son William. Also in the household were a 45-year-old male servant (probably an agricultural labourer) and two 15-year-old female servants.10
     In 1851 Henry was living at Long Orsett Farm, Orsett, EssexG, and was recorded in the census as Henry Sackett, head of household, aged 47 and born in Essex. He was a farmer with 300 acres, employing 15 men. Living with him were his wife Susannah, aged 36 and born in Warwickshire, and children, William, 11, Ellen, 9, Frank, 2, and Henry, one month. Also in the household were a cook and a nursemaid.11
     In 1861 Henry's wife was living in OrsettG and was recorded as Susannah Sackett, a farmer's wife, aged 45, and born in St Peter's, Worcestershire. Living with her were her children, William, 21, Ellen, 19, Fanny, 7, Grace Edith, 5, and Sidney, aged three. Also in the household were a cook and a housemaid. It is not known where Henry was at the date of the census.12
     In 1871 he was living at the Old Rectory, OrsettG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, head of household, aged 67 and born in Orsett, a farmer and grazier employing five men or more on 300 acres. The other members of his household were his wife Susannah, aged 55 and born in St Peter's, Worcester, his unmarried daughter Ellen, 28, his sons, Frank, 22, and Sidney, 13, his daughters, Fanny, 17, and Grace, 15, and two female servants, a cook and a housemaid.13
     Henry's will, made at OrsettG, was proved by his widow Susannah at the Principal Probate Registry on 4 February 1880. His personal estate was valued at under £1,000.14
     In 1881 Henry's widow Susannah was living at Chapel Road, OrsettG, and was recorded in the census as Susannah Sackett, head of household, a widow aged 69 and born in Worcester. Living with her were her unmarried children, Frank, 32, and Fanny, 27. Also in the household was a female domestic servant.15

Children of Henry Sackett and Susannah Rea

Sackett lineGreat-grandson of Thomas Sackett
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Robin Crockett and Marcus Crockett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, Orsett, Essex (England Births and Christenings, LDS FamilySearch), "17 June 1803 Henry Sackett, b. 2 May 1803, son of William & Catherine Sackett."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1879. Sackett, Henry, 76. Orsett."
  3. Memorial Inscription, St Giles and All Saints, Orsett, Essex, database, Findmypast, "1879 Henry Sackett."
  4. Marriage, St Martin, Worcester, Worcestershire (IGI), "2 May 1838 Henry Sackett & Susannah Rea."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Jun qtr 1838. Sackett, Henry. Worcester."
  6. Census.
  7. Date of birth based on age at death.
  8. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1883. Sackett, Susannah, 71. Orsett."
  9. Memorial Inscription, St Giles and All Saints, Orsett, Essex, database, Findmypast, "1883 Susannah Sackett."
  10. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Lodysons, Orsett, Essex
    Henry Sackett, 35, farmer, b. Essex
    Susannah Sackett, 25, b. not Essex
    William Sackett, 1, b. Essex
    James Battom?, 45, MS, b. Essex
    Hanah Kemspster, 15, FS, b. Essex
    Caroline Smith, 15, FS, b. Essex
    HO107; Piece 322; Book: 24; Civil Parish: Orsett; County: Essex; Enumeration District: 2; Folio: 36; Page: 25; Line: 20; GSU roll: 241360. [This record also appears with names but no other details under: HO107; Piece 322; Book: 24; Civil Parish: Orsett; County: Essex; Enumeration District: 2; Folio: 25; Page: 2; Line: 21; GSU roll: 241360.]
  11. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1773/f.350
    Orsett, Essex
    Longacres[?] Farm
    Henry Sackett, head, married, 47, farmer 300 acres, b. Essex, Orsett, empl. 15 men
    Susannah Sackett, wife, 36, b. Warwickshire, St. Peters
    William H. Sackett, son, 11, scholar, b. Essex, Orsett
    Ellen Sackett, dau, 9, scholar, b. Essex, Orsett
    Frank Sackett, son, 2, b. Essex, Orsett
    Henry Sackett, son, 1 month, b. Essex, Orsett
    Mary BattishallL, serv., unmarried, 21, cook, b. Essex, Bulpham
    Eliza Ann Oakley[?], serv., unmarried, 17, nursemaid, b. Essex, Orsett.
  12. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/1074/f7
    Orsett, Essex
    Susannah Sackett, wife, 45, farmer's wife, b. St Peter's, Wor
    William Sackett, son, 21, farmer's son, b. Orsett
    Ellen Sackett, dau, 19, b. Orsett
    Fanny Sackett, dau, 7, b. Orsett
    Grace Edith Sackett, dau, 5, b. Orsett
    Sidney Sackett, son, 3, b. Orsett
    Harriet Ellingford, cook, 19, b. Hosudon, Essex
    Mary Bradd, housemaid, 17, b. Chadwell, Essex.
  13. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/1654/f9
    Old Rectory, Orsett, Essex
    Henry Sackett, head, 67, farmer and grazier, 300 acres, 5 men or more, b. Orsett
    Susannah Sackett, wife, 55, b. St Peter's, Worc
    Ellen Sackett, dau, unm., 28, b. Orsett
    Frank Sackett, son, unm., 22, b. Orsett
    Fanny Sackett, dau, unm., 17, scholar, b, Orsett
    Grace Edith Sackett, dau, 15, scholar, b. Orsett
    Emma Kimmings, serv., unm., 19, cook, b. Orsett
    Susan Goodwin, serv., unm., 17, housemaid, b. Orsett
    Sidney Sackett, son, 13, scholar, b. Orsett.
  14. Will of Henry Sackett of Orsett, Essex, date not known, proved at Principal Probate Registry, 4 February 1880 (Somerset House Indexes, unknown reference), "Henry Sackett, Orsett, Essex, died 6 November 1879 at Orsett. Will proved Principal Registry 4 February 1880. Personal estate under £1,000. Surviving executrix Susannah Sackett of Orsett, his widow."
  15. 1881 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, FHL 1341422, PRO RG11/1754/21/9
    Chapel Road, Orsett, Essex
    Susannah SACKETT, head, widow, 69, b. Worcester
    Frank SACKETT, son, unmarried, 32, b. Orsett, Essex, Cape Merchants clerk
    Fanny SACKETT, dau, unmarried, 27, b. Orsett
    Annie COWELL, servt, 14, b. Orsett, domestic servt.
  16. 1861 Census for England & Wales, Orsett, Essex
    Susannah SACKETT, wife, 45, farmer's wife, b. St Peter's, Wor
    William SACKETT, son, 21, farmer's son, b. Orsett
    Ellen SACKETT, dau, 19, b. Orsett
    Fanny SACKETT, dau, 7, b. Orsett
    Grace Edith SACKETT, dau, 5, b. Orsett
    Sidney SACKETT, son, 3, b. Orsett
    Harriet ELLINGFORD, cook, 19, b. Hosudon, Essex
    Mary BRADD, housemaid, 17, b. Chadwell, Essex
    RG9/1074/f7.
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