Martha Ann Sackett

FatherWilliam Sackett (1769-1819)
MotherCatherine Sargeant (c 1770-1855)
Birth1805, Orsett, EssexG,1
Baptism1805, Orsett, EssexG,2
Death1898, OrsettG,3,4
Martha Ann Sackett, schoolmistress, daughter of William Sackett and Catherine Sargeant, was born in Orsett, EssexG, in 18051 and baptized there on 18 June 1805.2 She died aged 93 at home at Blomfield Villa, OrsettG, on 28 September 18983,4 and was buried at OrsettG on 15 October 1898.5 She was unmarried.
     In 1841 Martha was living in OrsettG in the household of her widowed mother Catherine, and was recorded in the census as Martha Ann Sackett, aged 35 and born in Essex.6
     In 1851 she was living in OrsettG in the household of her mother Catherine, and was recorded as Martha A Sackett, a schoolmistress, unmarried, aged 45, and born in Orsett, Essex.7
     In 1871 she was living at Mill Lane, OrsettG, in the household of her brother-in-law Richard James, widower of Martha's sister Catherine., and was recorded as Martha A Sackett, a housekeeper, unmarried, aged 65, and born in Orsett. Also in the household was a 13-year-old female general servant.8
     In 1881 she was living at High Street, OrsettG, and was recorded as Martha Sackett, farmer of 20 acres, unmarried, aged 75 and born in Orsett. She was a visitor in the household of Elizabeth Greenaway, 85, a retired farmer.9
     In 1891 she was living at Mill Lane, OrsettG, and was recorded as Martha Ann Sackett, a farmer, head of household, single, aged 85 and born in Orsett. Living with her was a 71-year-old female domestic servant.10
     Martha's will, made in Orsett, EssexG, was proved at the Principal Registry, London, on 28 November 1898. Her nephew William Henry Sackett was the executor. The value of her estate was £224.11

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. "Essex Baptisms" (Findmypast transcript), Baptisms Register, Orsett, Essex, "18 Jun 1805, Martha Ann Sacket, father William Sacket, mother Catharine."
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Dec qtr 1898. Sackett, Martha Ann, 93. Orsett."
  4. Will.
  5. "Essex Burial Index 1530-1994" (Findmypast transcript), Burials Register, Orsett, Essex, "15 Oct 1898, Martha Ann Sackett, 93, of Orsett."
  6. 1841 England census, 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.
  7. 1851 England census, 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.
  8. 1871 England census, RG10/1654/f37v
    Mill Lane, Orsett, Essex
    Richard James, head, widower, 77, farmer, b. Orsett
    Martha A Sackett, sister-in-law, unm., 65, housekeeper, b. Orsett
    Ellen Ausell, serv., 13, gen. serv., b. Grays, Essex.
  9. 1881 England census, FHL 1341422, PRO RG11/1754/17/2
    High Street, Orsett, Essex
    Elizabeth GREENAWAY, head, widow, 85, b. Orsett, Essex, retired farmer
    Martha SACKETT, visitor, unmarried, 75, b. Orsett, farmer of 20 acres
    Sarah MORGAN, servant, unmarried, 39, b. West Thurrock, Essex, general domestic.
  10. 1891 England census, RG12, piece 1380, folio 87, p. 30, GSU roll 6096490
    Mill Lane, Orsett, Essex
    Martha Ann Sackett, head, single, 85, farmer, b. Essex, Osett
    Maryann Baldwin, servant, widow, 71, general servant domestic, b. Essex, Corringham.
  11. Will of Martha Ann Sackett of Orsett, Essex, date not known, proved at Principal Registry, London, 28 November 1898 (Somerset House Indexes), "Martha Ann Sackett, Blomfield Villa, Orsett, Essex, spinster, died 28 September 1898. Will proved London 28 November 1898. Estate £224 17s 5d. Executor: William Henry Sackett, rate-collector."
Sackett line2nd great-granddaughter of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Last Edited27 Sep 2023

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