Wills, Administrations, & Inventories, England, 1600s
- Abstract of will of Richard Sackett of Minster in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 31 May 1604.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 12 December 1604.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-54-305.
Testator: Richard Sackett, yeoman of Minster in Thanet.
Sister Alice Wilbore, tenement & lands at Totthill, Minster, occupied by John Bright & George Wilbore.
Jeremy & Edward Wilbore, sons of Alice, reversion of above.
Denise Peele, wife of John, tenement & lands at Minster in own occupation, & lands in occupation of Richard Terrie of Chislett & Edward Allen of Minster.
William & John Peele, sons of Denise, reversion of above.
Mary Jancock, wife of John, lands at Brooke, Minster.
George & William Tomlyn, sons of John, [legacy omitted from register].
Agnes Wilbore, £20.
Barbara Wilbore, dau of Jeremy, £10.
Joane Solly, wife of Thomas, 40/-.
Denise Derrick, wife of Robert of Birchington, 40/-.
Daniel Pamphlet, residue.
Executor: Daniel Pamphlet.
- Will of Thomas Sackett of Birchington, Kent.
Date: 23 June 1615.
Proved: Consistory Court of Canterbury, 7 November 1615.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 32-44-380.
Testator: Thomas Sackett, yeoman, Birchington.
Wife Martha & son Thomas, to sell house & land at St Peters to pay debts & legacies.
Sons, when 21 years, £10 each, 1 year after expiry of lease on house & land at Birchington.
Daughters, £5 each, same proviso.
Grandchildren Martha & Hugh Wright, children of daughter Joane, 50/- each.
Overseer of the will, brother-in-law Richard Stroude.
Silas Hanker?, Richard Stroud.
Wife Martha & son Thomas.
In the name of God, Amen. The three and twentith day of June Ao Do 1615 And in the years of the raigne of our Sovreigne Lord James by the grace of God King of England France and Ireland defender of the faith etc the thirteenth and of Scotland the eight and forthieth I Thomas Sackett of the p'ish of Birchington in the Iland of Thannett in the Countie of Kent yeoman being weake in body but of sound and p'fecte memorye (thank be geven unto God) doe make and ordayne this my last will and Testament in manner and form following First of all I yeald my Sowle unto the mercifull hand of my maker and Redeemer stedfastlie trustinge to obtaine eternall life by the passion and mediaton of Christ Jesus mine onely Saviour And my body I bequeath ?bur to the earth from whence it had his beginninge to be intered at the discretion of myne Executor hereafter to be named Item I give and bequeath to every one of mine owne Sonnes tenn pounds apeece of good and lawfull monie of England to be paid unto them wch are of one and twentie yeares of adge the yeere after the expiraton of the lease of the house and lands wh I now have in Birchington and to be paid unto the rest wch are under adge at the full terme and end of one and twentie yeeres of adge by myne executors and if any of them dye in the meane time each to be the others heire and the survivors to p'te the portion ore portions equallie betweene them Item I geve and bequeath unto each of mine owne daughters five pounds a peice of good and lawfull monie of England to be paid unto them and every of them the year after the expiraton of the lease of the house and land wch I now have in Birchington by mine executors and each to be the others heire as aforesaid Item I give to Martha and Hugh Wright the Children of my daughter Joane fiftie shillings apeice of good and lawfull money of England to be paid unto them at the full adge of one and twentie yeeres by mine executors and the one to be the others heire as aforesaid and if both of them dye in the meane tyme I will the said portions unto mine owne Children aforesaid equallie to be devided among them Item I will that my house and landes situate and being in the p'sih of St Peters in Thanet aforesaid to be sould as soone as may be Conveniently for the payment of my debts and toward the discharge of the foresaid legacies in the meane tyme my will is mine executors shall stand to the repairing thereof reserving the benefit thereof to themselves Itm I will at ?tyme of expiraton of my lease aforesaid that all my goodes chattels wh wagons Courtes(?) and all other necessaries be sold towards the payment of the said legaties in manner aforesaid And all the rest of my goods household stuff whatsoever and wheresoever wh the rest of the same bequethed to my Children and Childrens children till they come to the age aforesaid I will and bequeath unto Martha my loving wife towards the bringing up of the said children Item I will and bequeath unto my sonne Thomas my bedstedde in the p'lour wh every thing thereunto belonging after the decease of my wife Itm I doe make and ordayne my loving wife Martha and my son Thomas executors to this my last will and Testament and my brother And my brother in lawe Richard Stroude of St Lawrence in Thanett aforesaid Maultman myne Overseer unto whome I give and bequeath tenn shillinges towarde his pagnes to be taken above this my last will and Testament wch I promise to be mine onely last will and Testament and doe hereby revocke all othere wills heretofore by me made in witnes whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale the day and year first above written in p'sence of Silas ?Hanker, Richard Stroud
p signid Signid et sigillu Thomas Sacket
- Abstract of will of Robert Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 2x October 1622.
Proved: Consistory Court of Canterbury, xx January 1623.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 32-45-303.
Testator: Robert Sackitt, yeoman of St John in Thanet, Kent.
Poor of St John in Thanet, 10/-.
Daughter Bennet, £5.
Sons Robert, William, Edward, £5 each.
Thomas son of Robert, £10.
Faith daughter of Robert, £5 at 21.
Henry son of Robert, £5 at 21.
Edward son of Robert, £5 at 21.
Mary daughter of William, £5.
William son of William, £3 at 21.
Son Paul, residue of money, goods, chattels, etc.
Executor: Son Paul.
[Also complicated arrangements for land etc. not abstracted]
- Abstract of will of John Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 8 February 1623/24.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 14 April 1624.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-66-354.
Testator: Johannis Sackett, yeoman of St. Peter in Thanet.
Daughter Margaret, wife of Thomas Cleybrooke, £5.
Daughter Mary, wife of William Jenkin, £5.
Daughter Ann, wife of Daniel Pamphlett, £5.
Grandchildren Ann, Elizabeth & Margaret Cleybrooke, 50/- each; children of William & Mary Jenkin, 50/- each.
Wife Ann, half household goods, farm at Boars Hill for life, farm at Reading Street until son Stephen reaches age 21, reversion to Stephen.
Son William, farm & lands in which his father lived, other tenements & lands.
Son Richard, farm & lands at East Northdowne, house at Margate near to the sea.
Son John, residue of lands & tenements.
William, John & Richard, & to divide other half of household goods.
- Abstract of will of Edward Sackett of St Lawrence in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 20 October 1624.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 21 February 1629.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-67-169.
Testator: Edward Sackett, yeoman of St. Lawrence in Thanet.
Son Richard, £4 and land in parish of St John in Thanet for life with reversion to his children, if any, otherwise to son Robert.
Daughter Alice Dades, £3 per year for life.
Daughter Ellen Austin, £17.
Daughter Elizabeth Gillowe, £3.
Daughter Margaret [Jarvis], £16.
Son Robert, residue and land in St Peter in Thanet.
Executor: son Robert.
- Abstract of will of Ann Sackett of Swalecliffe, Kent.
Date: 31 January 1631.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 15 February 1631.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-67-505.
Testatrix: Anna Sackett, widow, of Swalecliffe.
Daughters, Margaret Cleybrooke, Mary Jenkin, Ann Pamphlett, 20/- each.
Sons, William, John, Richard, 5/- each.
Son Steven, residue.
Executor: son Steven.
- Will of John Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 1 April 1628.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 8 January 1635.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-69-312.
Aprill the first day 1628:
Memorand that Jhon Sackett have made my last will and testament In I will and bequeath my soule unto my God Allmighty and my body to bee buryed in the pish Church of St. Peters in the Isle of Thanett in the County of Kent fisherman. In It Is my will that Elesebeth my wife shall be my whole exsteres [executrix] which I doe give unto hir all my goods and chattells shee paying my debtes and lageste [legacies] and my funerall dischardged In It is my will that my wife shall not nomain [underlined, in margin: demand hee ment] that my brother Simon Sackitt owe unto mee In my will is that I give unto all my broders and sisters vid a peece, Whereunto I Jhon Sackett have sett my usuall marke: JII. Witness George Marly to this will Wittnes to this William Kort by his marke.
Probate 8 January 1634 on the oath of Elizabeth Sackett, the widow and relict of the deceased and executrix named in the will.
- Will of William Jenkin of Minster in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 12 Feb 1639/40.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 22 Feb 1639/40.
Source: NEHG Register, vol 76 Jan 1922.
Dated 1639/40 Proved 1639/40
The Will of William JENKIN of Minster in Thanet [co. Kent], yeoman, dated 12 February 1639/40.
to the poor who shall report at my house at my burial 20s., besides such victuals as are thought fit. To the poor of Minster 20s. to Elizabeth Orton of St. Peters, Thanet, 10s. To my wife Mary household stuff and tenements at Minster for life; if she educated as is fitting my daughter Mary or allow her £15 yearly until eighteen years of age; remainder to my son Thomas in tail male. To my eldest daughter, Hannah, wife of John Franklin, £10. To my second daughter, Margaret Jenkin, lands in St. Peter's and £100 at the age of twenty. To my youngest daughter, Mary Jenkins, £500 at the age of eighteen. My daughters are to have £100 only if they marry without their Mother's consent. To my son Thomas the remaining lands.
Overseers: my brother Mr John Sackett, minister, and my brother Thomas Jenkin, yeoman.
Witnesses; John Sackett, John Picard, scrivener, John Francklyn
Proved 22 February 1639/40 by Thomas Jenkin, the executor
Sentence was given in March 1639/40 in favour of the executor against the widow and daughters.
(Archdeaconry of Canterbury, Act Books, vol. 33, fo.244)
Notes - from NEHGS vol. 76 Jan 1922 "Genealogical Research in England" p.66-68.
(i) p.66 from the Register of St. Peter in Thanet 1615-1678
Marriage 1616 William Jenkin and Mary Sackolt [sic? Sackett] 24 February [1616/17]
(ii) p.67 from Canterbury Marriage Licences
1616 William Jenkins of St. John's in Thanet, yeoman, and Mary Sackett of St. Peter's in Thanet, virgin, at St. Peter's, 11 February [1616/17] (series 1; column 234)
(iii) p.68 from Canterbury Marriage Licences
1638 Thomas Jenkins of Minster in Thanet, yeoman, bachelor, about 21, son of William Jenkins of the same parish, yeoman, who consents, as is testified by John Sacket, rector of Great Mongeham, and Elizabeth Curling of St. John's in Thanet, virgin, about 15, daughter of Anthony Curling of the same parish, yeoman, who also consents, at St. John's in Thanet, 13 Nov. (series 2; column 549)
- Abstract of will of William Saket of Ash, Kent.
Date: 27 June 1639.
Proved: Consistory Court of Canterbury, 31 March 1640.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 31-116-81.
Testator: William Saket, mawlster, Ash.
Eldest son William, £30.
2nd son John, £15.
Son Pawle, £20.
Son Jeffary, 1/-.
Daughter Elizabeth, wife of Nicholas Saffary, £5.
Daughter Mary, wife of Robard [?Chilten], 10/-.
Daughter Joan, wife of Matthew [?Jeffard], £5.
Grandchildren, Joan & Mary Philpot, £5 each.
All sons & daus (except Jeffery), equal shares in his part in an annuity "now in suit" if it is recovered.
Sons, Robert & Thomas, dwelling house, malthouses & residue.
Executors: sons Robert & Thomas.
Witnesses: Nicholas [?Essere], John Pax, John Sollay.
- Abstract of will of Parnell Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 9 April 1657.
Proved: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 23 December 1658.
Source: National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/285 quire 705.
Testatrix: Parnell Sackett, widow, St. John, Isle of Thanet.
Burial at St John, near to late husband Edward Sackett.
Poor of St John's, £3.
Marie Sharpe, my late maid, wife of John Sharpe, £30 to pay for the funeral, & £10 & black gown for self.
Hannah Mappall, daughter of Thomas Mappall dec'd, £10 & bed & bedding & gown.
Mary & Elizabeth Mappall, £10 each.
Sarah, daughter of cousin Micheall Sampson, £10.
Parnall & Maria, daughters of cousin Parnell, now wife of ___ Wildboare, £5 each.
Thomas & Michael, sons of cousin Margarett, now wife of John Chambers of Monkton, £5 each.
Edward, Richard, Matthew & Joane, children of cousin Emptage of Minster, £5 each.
Edward, son of cousin John Emptage the younger, 20/- & a chest.
Thomas, son of cousin John Emptage, £5 which he oweth me by my Bond.
2 daughters of Thomas Emptage, £5 each which their father oweth me by Bond.
6 children of I___ Emptage of St Lawrence dec'd, £5 each.
Thomas & Daniell Emptage, sons of cousin Daniel Emptage dec'd, £40 each.
Parnell, wife of George Long, £10 to be paid to daughter by former husband, Parnell Jarvis, at age 21 or on marriage.
Zacharie Billinghurst, cousin, 40/-.
Susan & Marie, daughters of cousin Zacharie Billinghurst dec'd, 40/- each.
Alice, now wife of Edward Jarvis, 20/-.
John & Margarett, children of Edward Jarvis, 30/- each.
Joane Jadds, gown & petticoat.
Cousin Geederes' 4 children, & Thomas Mackson her sister's son, 20/- each.
Cousin Geederes, 20/- in gold.
Mary, daughter of cousin Richard Fowler, £10.
Richard Fowler, residue.
Executor: Richard Fowler.
Witnesses: Stephen Greedier, Thomas Watte.
- Will of Mary Jenkins of Birchington, Isle of Thanet, Kent.
Date: 14 Oct 1656.
Proved: Consistory Court of Canterbury, 20 Sep 1661.
Source: NEHG Register, vol 76 Jan 1922.
Dated 1656 Proved 1661
The will of Mary JENKINS of Birchington, Isle of Thanet, widow, dated 14 October 1656.
To my daughters, Hannah, wife of John Franklin, Margaret, wife of John Pamphlet, and Mary, wife of Richard Hart. To every one of my grandchildren. My brother William Sackett. My daughter Mary Harty. To my grandchildren Mary Franklin, William Jenkins, Mary Harter, and Mary and Elizabeth Pamphlet, a silver bowl, silver cups and gold rings. Executor; my son Thomas Jenkins. Two trunks, the writings only excepted.
Codicil dated 14 October 1656. To my grandchild Mary Harty at fifteen years of age and to William Harty at twenty-one years. To my other two grandchildren Richard and Valentine Harty, at twenty-one years. The bequest to my daughter Pamphlet is cancelled, and the gold ring given there is to be given to my grandchild Elizabeth and my Grandchild Ann Pamphlet. My daughter Margaret.
Witness: John Sackett.
Proved 20 September 1661
- Abstract of will of Robert Sackett of Herne, Kent.
Date: 14 November 1658.
Proved: Consistory Court of Canterbury, 11 October 1662.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 32-53-196.
Testator: Robert Sackett, yeoman, Herne, Kent.
Brothers, Paul, Jeffery, Thomas, William, 20/- each.
Wife's grandchild, Sarah Woodward, £10 at 18.
John, son of brother John Sackett, £3 to be paid by my brother Jeffery Sackett which he owes me.
John Sackett, 40/-.
Mary, dau of brother John Sackett, £5 at 21.
Thomas, son of brother Paul Sackett, £3.
Wife Marie, residue.
Executrix: wife Marie.
Witnesses: John Pluzied?, John Henria, Thomas Braine.
- Abstract of will of Robert Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 16 February 1660.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 25 March 1664.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-72-94.
Testator: Robert Sackett, yeoman, St. John Baptist, Isle of Thanet.
Sister's son Leonard Austen of Woodnesborough near Sandwich, 4 small tenements & stables at Margate, 8 acres arable land at Bacon Dane now occupied by John Willson. Residue.
Sister Alice, widow of William Robinson, sister Ellin, widow of James Owin, sister Margaret, widow of Daniel Jenkin, & sister Elizabeth wife of William Gillowe, to share equally £10 to be paid half yearly to them by Leonard Austen, & to the longest lived.
Sister Alice's 6 children, £6 each.
Sister Ellin's 6 children, £6 each.
Sister Margaret's 6 children, £39 shared as follows: John Jarvis, £14; Mary, wife of Peter Swinford, £6; Margaret, widow of Philimon Chamberlain, £6; Thomas Jenkin, 40/-; Daniel Jenkin, his brother, £6; Sarah Jenkin, wife of John Barret, £5.
Sister Elizabeth Gillow's children: Elizabeth, wife of Vincent Denn, £6; Mildred, wife of John Paine, £6.
5 children of kinsman Edward Jarvis dec'd: John & Margaret Jarvis, 40/- each; Daniel, Edward & Joane Jarvis, 10/- each.
Executor: Leonard Austen.
Witnesses: Richard Sackett, Richard Genvey M.P.
- Abstract of will of Rev John Sackett of Grest Mongeham, Kent.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 14 September 1664.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-72-97.
Testator: John Sackett, clerk of Great Mongeham, Kent.
Son Nathaniel, £100.
Son George, £100.
Son Samuel, tenements, malthouse & lands in Great Mongeham.
Daughter Margaret, £200 & £20 to buy necessaries for her marriage.
Daughter Elizabeth, £200 at 21 or marriage & £20 for her marriage.
Daughter Patience, £200 at 21 or marriage & £20 for her marriage.
Grandchildren, 20/- each at 21.
Son & daughter Dicus, 20/- each as a memorial of my love unto them.
Beloved wife, over & above her fortune of £40 p.a., £10 & all my plate, furniture of best chamber, etc.
Poor of Gt. Mongeham, 40/-.
Poor of Eastbridge Hospital, Canterbury, 40/- & 10/- to the schoolmaster there.
Son John, Prebendary of Lincoln, all lands, tenements in Thanet parishes of St. Peter & St. John, conditionally on paying all legacies & debts. If he refuses, reversion to Nathaniel, on condition he pays John £200, & discharges all legacies & debts.
Executors: two elder sons John & Nathaniel.
Witnesses: Richard Iddenden, John Cox.
Codicil added 20 August 1664:
Brother William Sackett, 40/- a year for life.
Brother George Frisby, 40/- a year for life.
- Will of Henry Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 21 March 1664/65.
Source: Kent Archives Office, unknown repository reference).
Testator: Henry Sackett, Cordwinder, of St. Peter's, Thanet.
Mother Mary Sackett, widow, for her lifetime, my sixth part of a 45 ton Fisherboate at Broadstairs (Master Richard Cockling), including sixth part of masts, sails, sail-yards, anchors, cables, cord, cordage, ropes, oars, tackle, etc., 3 nets, a 60 fathom 3½" rope, a 50 fathom 3” rope.
Nephew Robert Sackett, reversion of the above.
Executor: nephew Robert Sackett.
John Pierceson, son of Thomas Pierceson dec'd, late of St John's, brasier, £5.
Witnesses: Daniell Jenkin, Fra. [?Corfscrife].
In the name of God Amen The one and twentieth day of March in the seaventeenth year of the reign of our Soveraigne Lord King Charles II now [abez] England etc. Annogs Deus 1664 I Henry Sackett of the pish of St Peter the Appl~~~ in the Isle of Thannett in the County of Kent Cordwinder being in good health & of sound & p'ect memorie praised be God therefore Doo make and ordeine this my p'sent Testament conteyning therein my last Will in manner and forme following (That is to say) First and p'incipally I commend my soule unto Almighty God my maker trusting through the merits of my onely saviour Jesus Christ that he will receive it into his heavenly Mansions there to dwell with him forever And my body I comitt to the ground decently to be buried by my exect hereafter named if I shall happen to die on Shoare And for my Worldly estate as herewith it hath pleased God to blesse me I give and bequeath as followeth Inprimis I give and bequeath and devise unto Mary Sackett of the p'ish abovesaid Widdow my natural mother All that my the full and equall Sixth pt of the good Fisherboate or Vessell called by the name of the [gap] of Broadstaires of the burthen of Fortie five Tunnes or thereabouts whereof Richard Cockling is now (Under God) Master And now moreing and being in the peere of Broadstaires And all that my full and equal Sixth part of the Masts, Sailes, Saile-yards, Anchors, Cables, Corde, Cordage, Roapes, Oares, Tackle, Apparrell and furniture whatsoever unto the said Fisherboate or thereto belonging or in any wise app'teyning To have and to hold the said and full Sixth pt of the said Boate or Vessell and all and singular other the p'missed before mentioned unto the said Mary Sackett my naturall mother from and imediately after my decease for and during her natural life Item I give and bequeath unto my said mother Mary Sackett my two Doles of [?heavy] Nett and one Fine nett, one Roape of Threescore Fathom in length and Three inches & a halfe thorrow and one other Roape of Fifty Fathom in length and Three inches thorow from and imediately after my decease for and during the naturall life of my said Mother And after the death of my said mother I give and bequeath unto my Nephew Robert Sackett the aforesaid sixth of the said Boate or Vessell, Masts, Sailes, Saile-yards, Anchors, Cables, Cords, Cordage, Oares, Tackle, Apppell and furniture whatsoever unto the said Boate or Vessell belonging And all and singular other the p'misses before in this my present will unto my aforesaid Mother bequeathed and devised to have and to hold the said sixth pt of the said Boate or Vessell and all and singular other the p'misses from and after the decease of my said Mother unto the said Robert Sackett his heires and assignes forever And I doo hereby nominate ordeine & appoint the said Robert Sackett Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament ___ revoking and disauing all former Wills by me made and confirming and declaring this to be my last Will and Testament In Wittnes wherof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale the day & yeare first above written
Signed Sealed & published & declared to be the last Will & Testament of the above named Henry Sackett in p'sence of
Memorant my Will & meaning is and I hereby declare before the ensealing hereof that Immediately after my decease In consideration of my last menioned bequest the said Robert Sackett his execters or assignes shall pay unto John Pierceson natural son of Thomas Pierceson late of the p'ish of St Johns in the Isle above Brasier deceased the sum of five pounds of lawfull English money
- Will of Paul Sackett of Little Buckland, Kent.
Date: 31 August 1671.
Proved: Court not known, 13 September 1671.
Source: Kent Archives Office, unknown reference.
Testator: Paul Sackett, yeoman, Little Buckland, Kent.
Wife Ann and children, to share residue after debts paid.
Richard Read Esq., to sell all lands and goods to pay debts.
Witnesses: Henry Eve, William Vallerme?, Elias Ashe, Willm Benet?.
The xxxi th day of August 1671
I Paul Sackett of Little Buckland in the County of Kent yeom. Doe declare these p'sent my last will & testament in manner & forme following That is to say whereas my earnest desire so that whatsover debts I owe be duely and swiftly paid I devise all my Lands Tenemts and Hereditaments whatsoever to Richard Read Esq and his heires to be by him & them sold for and towards the payment of my debts And I also make the Said Richard Read my sole executor and doe give and bequeath unto him all my Corne Cattell householdstuff Chattells and personall Estate whatsoever for & towards payment & satisfacon of all my debts And what Summe or Summes of money shall remaine after my debts paid and satisfied I give and bequeath to my Loving wife Ann and to and amongst every of my Children to bee parted and divided amongst them share parte and porcon alike In witness whereof I have hereonto sett my hand & Seale the day & year above written
This will was read to the said Paul Sackett & by him Subscribed & sealed & declared to bee his last will & Testament in the presence of
[Probate granted to Richard Read 13 Sep 1671]
- Inventory of the estate of Thomas Sackett of Ash, Kent.
Date: 30 Oct 1673.
Registered: Consistory Court of Canterbury.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 27-25-88.
A true and perfect Inventory of all & singular the goods Ch'ells and Credits of Thomas Sackett late of Ash in the County of Kent deceased taken and apprised as followeth viz.
In primis, two Cowes and two buds, £8-0s-0d
Item, two mares, 7-0-0
Item, one sow and eight pigs, 2-0-0
Item, one acre of flax, 5-0-0
Item, 15 quarters of malt, 11-0-0
Item, two tables and one presse, 3-0-0
Item, 4 chayres and 3 stooles, 0-10-0
Item, 2 bedds, 2 bedstedles & two shefts, 4-0-0
Item, 6 paire of sheetes, one dozen of napkins and foure towels, 4-0-0
Item, two potts, 2 Kettles, one furnine, 3-0-0
Item, 20 sackes, 4 halfe barrels, 3 tubbs, 1-10-0
Item, Pewter and brass, 4-0-0
Item, one hand Mill, 2-0-0
Item, old lumber & things unseen, 0-10-0
Sume totall £54-10s-0d
Jeffery Sacket Jnr
xxxo Octobr 1673 [then some Latin not transcribed]
- Abstract of will of Anne Sackett of Buckland next Faversham, Kent.
Date: on or about 27 Sep 1674 (nuncupative will).
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 14 October 1674.
Source: Kent Archives Office, KAO PRC 17-73-350.
Testatrix: Anne Sackett, widow, late of Buckland next Faversham, Kent.
Son John, half of my estate plus 2 of my rings.
Daughters, Anne & Elizabeth, half of my estate plus 2 rings each.
James Saunders, £20, appointed guardian of my children & to use my farm next year for the benefit of my children. To account to Dr. Eve & my brother Abraham Chambers whom I make overseers.
Son & dau in law [meaning stepchildren], children of my husband Paul Sackett, £5 each at 21.
Sister Jane Perchcoke?, £5 plus linen & woollen.
Witnesses: Henry Eve DD, Abraham Chambers.
[Added in a different hand: "CML 13 Feb 1662 Sackett, Paul of St Johns Th, yeo, wdr. & Ann Court of Reculver wid. of Stephen Court late sp. at St Alph. or S.M.Northgate."]
- Abstract of will of Sarah Sackett of Braunston, Lincoln.
Dated: 13 April 1676.
Proved: Consistory Court of London, 15 August 1676.
Source: National Archives, Kew, LCC 1676/216.
Testatrix: Sarah Sackett of Branston in the Countie of the Cittie of Lincoln Wd.
Daughter Elizabeth, £5 in silver, 2 pieces broad Gold, and my wedding ring.
Daughter Elizabeth, half my wearing clothes.
Sarah Dicus, Charles Dicus, & Elizabeth Dicus, 10/- each.
Ann Poole, my two petticoats which I wear next me & 10/-.
William Bott, 10/-.
10 poore widow of Braunston, 10/-.
Daughter Patience, the rest of my goods and chattels.
Executrix: Daughter Patience.
Witnesses: George Sackett, Ann Poole.
Dated: 25 May 1676.
Source: LCC INV 179/178.
A true & perfect Inventory of all the goods & Chattles which Mris Sarah Sackett late of Branston in the County of the Cittie of Lincoln widow dyed Seized of May the 22th 1676
Imprimis her apparel 10 - 0 - 0
Itm in Ready money 15 - 0 - 0
Itm in Plate 13 - 0 - 0
Itm Debts due to her 12 - 0 - 0
Itm 8 pare of fine Sheetes & one Cambridge Sheete 8 -10 - 0
Childbed linning 2 Suites 2 - 0 - 0
Itm 1 Suite of fine Diaper 1 Suite of fine Holland 2 Suites of fine flaxen 8 -10 - 0
Itm 2 Sidebord Cloathes 2 pare of Pillow beares of Holland & Sume other pillow beares & 2 dozen of Napkins wth Table Cloathes & Towels at 4 - 0 - 0
Itm 1 Large looking Glasse 1 - 0 - 0
Itm new Holland & other newe Linnings unmade up 2 - 0 - 0
Itm i Gold ring 1 - 0 - 0
Itm Books & Two Trunks 1 - 5 - 0
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This Inventory Taken & Apprized May the 25 1676
By us Jno Pulvertoft, Samuell Sackett
- Will of John Sackett of St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent.
Date: 1 April 1678.
Proved: (Court not known), 3 August 1678.
Source: Kent Archives Office, unknown repository reference).
Testator: John Sackett of St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent.
Brother Thomas Sackett, 1/-.
Sister Anne Mocket, widow of St Peter's, 1/-.
Sister Martha Rickards, wife of Thomas, of St Peter's, 1/-.
Sister Katherine Mumery, wife of Stephen, of St John's, 1/-.
Sister Joane Overy, wife of Richard, of St John's, 1/-.
Wife Judith, residue of goods & chattels.
Executrix: wife Judith.
Witnesses: Alls Tickner; Jo. Young.
In the Name of God Amen / I John Sacket of the p'ish of St Lawrence in the Isle of Thanet & County of Kent being of p'fect memory & Remembrance Praised bee God do make & ordaine this my last will & Testament this first day of Aprill Anno Dni 1678 in manner & forme as followeth viz. First I bequeath my soule into the hands of Almighty God my Maker hopeing that through the Merits Mediation Death and Passion of Jesus Christ my only Saviour & Redeemer to receive free pardon & Forgivness of all my sins And as for my body to be buried in Christian Buriall at the discretion of my executrix hereafter nominated / Item I doe bequeath to my brother Thomas Sackett One Shilling / Item I bequeath to my Sister Anne Mocket of the p'ish of St Peters in the s'd Island & Countie widow One Shilling Item I bequeath to my Sister Martha Rickards wife of Thomas Rickards of the s'd p'ish of St Peters One Shilling / Item I bequeath unto my sister Katherine Mumery wife of Stephen Mumery of the p'ish of St Johns in the s'd Isle & County One Shilling Item I bequeath to Joane Overy my Sister wife of Richard Overy of the p'sh of St Johns One Shilling Item all the rest of my goods & Chattells whatsoever I give unto Judith my wife upon condition that she shall pay all my debts & legacies & make her sole executrix of this my last will & Testament / In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seale the day & yeare above written
- Will of Richard Sackett of Chipping Ongar, Essex.
Date: 15 July 1678.
Proved: (Court not known), 31[?] August 1678.
Source: Essex Register Office, Chelmsford, 202 ER 23.
Testator: Richard Sackett, of Chipping Ongar, Essex.
Beneficiary: Wife Mary, all goods and chattells.
Executrix: Wife Mary.
In the name of God Amen I Richard Sackett of Chipping Ongar in the County of Essex being weake in body but of perfect mind and memorie blessed be God doe make and ordain this my Last will and testament in manner & forme following That is to say first I com~it my soule into the hands of God throe Jesus Christ beseeching for his sake the forgivenes of my sinns and my body I com~it to the grave in hopes of a blessed Resurrection & as for such Worldly goods as God hath bestowed upon me I thus doe dispose thereof namely I doe give and devise all my goods and Chattells wtsoever to my Loving wife Mary Sackett whome I make sole Executrix of this my Last will and testament asking her for my sake to be kind to my Children In witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this fifteenth day of July 1678 Richard Sackett his marke Signed Sealed and published to be the Last will and testament of the said Richard Sackett in the presence of William A__ John St__ Probate granted to Maria Sackett [?last day] August 1678 at Ongar
- Abstract of will of Rev Stephen Sackett of Blean, Kent.
Date: 9 December 1678.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 18 December 1678.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-74-254.
Testator: Stephen Sackett, Clerk, St. Couplow & Damian on the Blean, Kent.
Wife, all she brought on marriage + £5.
Daughter Damaris Whatman, 20/-.
Grandchild James White, 20/-.
Daughter Mary Clarke, 20/-.
Daughter Patience White, 20/-.
Grandchild Patience White, 20/-.
Daughter Sarah Rooke, residue of goods, lands, plate.
Executrix: daughter Sarah Rooke.
Witnesses: John Clarke, John Fox, Anne Alberry.
- Abstract of will of Susanne Sackett of Margate, Kent.
Date: 26 December 1679.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 14 February 1679/80.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-74-431.
Testatrix: Susanne Sackett, daughter of Paul Sackett, late of St John Baptist, Thanet, maultster, decd.
Burial at St John Baptist near grave of grandmother, Susanna Sackett.
Brother Henry Sackett, my 5th part of a tenement in Margate now occupied by Thomas Grant, Michael Austen, & John Wellins, & late Wm. Harnett. All my personal estate.
Executor: brother Henry.
Witnesses: Anna Pumflett, John Laminge, Fra. Cay.
- Will of Samuel Sackett of Braunston, Lincoln.
Date: 16 May 1680.
Proved: Consistory Court of London, 29 May 1680.
Source: Lincolnshire Archives, 1680/i/9).
Testator: Samuel Sackett, Gentleman of Braunston in Lincolnshire.
Brother John Sackett of Braunston, Clerk, sole executor.
Brother Nathaniel Sackett, £10.
Sister Elizabeth Carr, £10.
Sister Patience Pulvertoft, £5.
Nephew Robert Scudder, 40/-.
Nephews John, Thomas, & Humfry Dicus, and niece Sarah Dicus, 20/- each.
Nieces Judith, Katherine, & Elizabeth Dicus, 30/- each.
Executor: brother John Sackett.
Witnesses: Robert Scudder, Charles Dicus, & Mary Raulinson.
I Samuel Sackett of Branston in Countie of the Citty of Lincoln Gen: do make and ordaine this my last Wil and Testament in manner and forme following
Impr: I commend my Soule into the hands of God my Saviour and my Body to be buryed as my Executor shall think fit
Ite~ as concerning my Worldly Estate I make my Brother John Sackett of Branston aforesaid Clerke my sole executor
Ite~ I give to my Brother Nathaneol Sackett ten pounds and also to my Sister Elizabeth Carr ten pounds and to my Sister Patience Pulvertoft five pounds and to my Nephew Robert Scudder fourty Shillings
Ite~ I give to my Nephewes John Tho and Humfry Dicus and to my Neece Sarah Dicus and to Each of them twenty Shillings
Ite~ I give to my Nephew Charles Dicus and to my Neeces Judith Katherine and Elizabeth Dicus and to Each of them thirty Shillings
Ite~ my Wil is that the Several legacyes to be paid within one yeare after my Decease
Lastly in confirmation of the premises I have hereto set my hand and seale this Sixttenth day of May Ano Dm 1680
Sealed and Published in the presence of Robert Scudder, Charles Dicus, Mary [her mark] Raulinson.
- Abstract of will of John Sackett of Braunston, Lincoln.
Date: 10 June 1680.
Proved: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 4 Nov 1680.
Source: National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/364 quire 155).
Testator: John Sackett, Clerk, Braunston, County of City of Lincoln.
Brother Nathaniel of Canterbury, all lands, tenements etc. in St Peter & St John, Thanet, or elsewhere, for life. Then to Nathaniel's son, John.
Sister Elizabeth, £30.
Sister Patience Pulvertoft, £10.
Nephew Robert Scudder, £5.
Poor of Braunston, £5.
Old servant William Bott, 40/-.
Each current servant, 10/-.
Nephew Charles Dicus, lease of rectory of Tilmanton on condition he pays the following legacies: his brother Humfry, £15; his brother John, £25; his brother Thomas, £35; his sister Sarah, £55; his sister Judith, £60 at age 21 and in the meantime lawful interest; his sister Katherine, 55 marks at age 21 and in the meantime lawful interest; his sister Elizabeth, 100 marks at age 21 and in the meantime lawful interest.
Danyell Pamphlet of Dumpton & John Gilloe of Newland Grange, Thaney, yeomen, guardians of Charles during his minority, 20/- each.
My most honoured Patron, Thomas Meres, 22 shilling pieces of gold.
My noble Patroness, the Lady Meres, one Ros: Real pieces of gold of King Henry VIII.
Executor: Brother Nathaniel.
Witnesses: Tho. Foreman, Wm. Tan.
- Abstract of will of John Sackett of St Lawrence in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 29 May 1681.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 1 September 1681.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-75-329.
Testator: John Sackett, yeoman, St Lawrence in Thanet.
Beneficiary: wife Mary, tenements, land, all goods & chattels.
Executrix: wife Mary.
Witnesses: Auguster Hilley, George Witherden, John Evers.
- Abstract of will of Nathaniel Sackett of Canterbury, Kent.
Date: 12 January 1681/2.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 20 December 1682.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-76-81.
Testator: Nathaniell Sackett, Gent of Canterbury.
Son John, 5 broad pieces of gold.
Son Nathaniell, 5 broad pieces of gold.
Son George, three 20/- pieces of gold.
Son Samuel, 5 guineas.
The above to be paid at age 21, each to be the other's heir.
Wife Anne, rents & profits of all property until son John aged 21, so long as she remain a widow. Reversion of Sacketts Hill in St Peters & St Johns to son John on her marriage or when he is 21. John to be sent to a university as soon as is fitting. After John inherits, Anne to have rents of property at Margate until son Nathaniell is 21, then reversion jointly to sons Nathaniell, George & Samuel. Anne then to have £15 annuity out of Margate lands. Residue to Anne. Charged to be careful in education of sons.
Executrix: wife Anne.
Witnesses: Seth Fenner, Charles Dicus, John Eaton.
- Abstract of will of Mary Sackett of St Lawrence in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 18 April 1683.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 24 April 1684.
Source: Tyler Collection, Kent wills, PRC 17-76-182.
Testatrix: Mary Sackett, widow, of St Lawrence in Thanet, Kent.
Martin Long & wife Anne & heirs of Anne, northernmost end of my house in Ramsgate in which Martin Long now lives adjoining the lands of heirs of William Spenner, paying to my daughters Mary, Hester, & Elizabeth £20.
Daughters, Mary, Hester, Elizabeth, southernmost end of my house with barns, stables, etc. which I now use, for 5 years. All goods & chattels, equally.
Daughters, Martha, Mary, Hester, Elizabeth, after 5 years to have equally the southernmost end of the house, barns, etc.
Executrixes: Daughters, Mary, Hester, Elizabeth.
Witnesses: Alexander Long, elder; Mary Smith; John Evers, sen.
- Abstract of will of Thomas Sackett of Minster in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 16 October 1689.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 26 November 1689.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-77-345.
Testator: Thomas Sackett, grazier, of Minster in Thanet.
Wife Jane, 5/- and all household goods, and house for life if she remains his widow, paying £3 a year to executor, conditional on giving executor £100 bond to "secure him from any charge which may arise by reason of a certain child which I now keep supposed to be Robert Gisby's".
Brother Paul, dwelling in house so long as he remains single, bed, furnishings, etc. Residue & reversion of house & household goods.
Executor: brother Paul.
John Walker, 5/-.
Sister Catherine, £10.
Children of John Alen: Ann, Mary, Peter, each £5 at 21.
Witnesses: Andrew Wooten, Wm. Milward, [3rd name illegible].
Inventory of the estate of Thomas Sackett of Minster in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 19 November 1689.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 11-53-192.
Appraised by: Roger Wells, Andrew Neeter.
Value: £128 7s 6d [includes 16 cattle & 20 sheep]
- Inventory of the estate of Richard Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 12 December 1692.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 11-56-20.
Richard Sackett the Elder of Northdowne in St John in Thanet.
Appraised by: Jeffery Tomlin, Thomas Sackett, Richard Lamming.
Value: £294 5s 2d [of which Crops £116 10s 0d].
- Inventory of the estate of Paul Sackett of Minster in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 15 March 1692/93.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 11-57-190.
Paul Sackett, of Minster, yeoman.
Appraised by: Thomas Sackett, John Ewell.
Value: £119 18s 0d.
- Inventory of the estate of Jeffery Sackett of Sandwich, Kent.
Date: 5 October 1695.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 11-59-198.
Jeffery Sackett, of Sandwich, gentleman.
Appraised by: [unreadable on film]
Value: £120 11s 6d [of which 50 qtrs malt, £40 0s 0d; cattle & sheep, £39 13s 4d].
See individual records. Research, transcriptions, & translations by Marion Sackett & Michael Callé.