Wills, Administrations, & Inventories, England, 1800s
- Abstract of will of Thomas Sackett of Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorkshire.
Date: 6 August 1798.
Proved: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 11 February 1800, by sister Mary Sackett as surviving executrix.
Source: National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/1288 quire 205.
Testator: Thomas Sackett, wireworker, Kingston-upon-Hull.
Daughter Mary Sackett, all due to him by will of his uncle William Stone of Margate, Gent., decd., & from any other bequests including from his mother Amy Sackett, when daughter Mary is age 24; interest meanwhile.
Mother Amy Sackett, sister Mary Sackett, & sister Ann Jackson of Cowes, Isle of Wight, reversion of the above.
Dinah Pilsworth, £10.
Executrixes: Mother Amy Sackett & sister Mary Sackett, also guardians & trustees of daughter Mary.
Witnesses: Richard Thomlinson of Hull, Geo Malcolm of Hull.
- Abstract of will of Thomas Wheatley Sackett of New Cross, St Paul's, Deptford, Kent.
Date: 25 August 1804.
Proved: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 3 November 1804.
Source: National Archives, PROB 11/1417 quire 793.
Testator: Thomas Wheatley Sackett, draper & tailor, late of Margate, now resident of New Cross, parish of St Paul's, Deptford.
Brother Paul Sackett of Ramsgate, innkeeper, my undivided eighth part of lands & tenements at George Hill, St Peter's, now in occupation of Sir John Bensen, rents for life. Reversion to Paul's child or children as tenants in common & not as joint tenants; equal shares; benefit survivor(s); in like manner, eighth part of lands & tenements in St Lawrence now in occupation of Jeremiah Sackett; my share of a house in Church Fields, Ramsgate, & piece of land adjoining, during his natural life. Reversion as above.
Executor: brother Paul Sackett.
Brother-in-law [actually half-brother] Mr Stephen Sackett, law stationer in London, £50, & £5 for mourning; £5 to Elizabeth, his wife, for mourning.
Residue after debts, etc. of personal estate of money or funds to be put into Navy annuities, to children of brother Paul Sackett of Ramsgate at age 21, & Paul to have the use during their minority.
Witnesses: Rolph Coulson Say, Wm Richardson, John Marsh.
- Abstract of will of Paul Sackett of Ramsgate, Kent.
Date: 1 May 1804.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 21 May 1806.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-103-756.
Testator: Paul Sackett, vintner of Ramsgate, Kent.
Executors, wife Hannah Sackett and good friend John Westbeach, Surveyor of the Excise, of Ramsgate, are to sell house he lives in, & Assembly Rooms & the Old Yard on opposite side of the road in Ramsgate, his part share of a house at Churchfield, Margate, three houses in Cold Harbour, & his eighth share of land & buildings at George Hill & Northwood in parishes of St Peter & St Lawrence. After paying any mortgages or debts, the whole of the estate is to be invested in Government or similar securities. The interest is to be paid to his wife, Hannah, for life so long as she remains his widow, for bringing up and educating his children.
If widow dies or remarries, the interest to be equally divided between his children, Samuel, John, Paul, & Sarah, until the youngest of them is 21. Then they equally share the principal.
However, if she wishes, his widow can continue his business until the youngest child is 21, & if she dies or remarries, the other Trustee can have the business continued for the children until the youngest is 21.
Hannah Sackett & John Westbeach, trustees, joint executors, & guardians of any children under 21.
Witnesses: Thos Edmunds, Nathl Austen of Margate, John Harman clerk to Mr Austen.
Brother Thomas Wheatley Sackett has died.
Paul & his children are heirs to Thomas Wheatley Sackett's eighth share in two farms at George Hill, St Peter's (now occupied by John Benson) & at Northwood, St Lawrence (now occupied by Jeremiah Sackett), & eighth share of house & land at Churchfield, Margate (now occupied by ___ Day). This real estate to be added to, & treated as part of, original will.
Daniel Collins, livery stable keeper of Broadstairs, appointed as additional co-trustee.
Witnesses: Stephen Bax, John Bloxham, John Boys.
- Abstract of will of Ambrose Sackett of St John, Margate, Isle of Thanet, Kent.
Date: 6 February 1808.
Proved: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 11 October 1813.
Source: National Archives, PRO PROB 11/??.
Testator: Ambrose Sackett, gentleman, Margate, parish of St John the Baptist, Isle of Thanet, Kent.
To be buried in oak coffin 1½ inches thick in the family vault with his father and brother.
Brother Henry Sackett, £800 of 5% Navy Stock.
Niece Ann Preston, £500 of 5% Navy Stock.
Niece Mary Walmsley, £500 of 5% Navy Stock.
Brother Henry Sackett for the use and benefit of his son John Henry Sackett to set him up in business, £500 of 5% Navy Stock.
[Gt] nephews Henry Preston, Henry Walmsley, [& nephew] John Henry Sackett, £20 each plus a 2 guineas mourning ring.
Friend Nathaniel Beckford of Kennington Green in the County of Surrey, £10.
Executors, £20 plus a 2 gns mourning ring.
Cousin Mary Robins, £10 plus a 2gns mourning ring.
Old servant Ann Harman, £20.
Brother Henry Sackett, all his real estate wheresoever.
The residue to be divided between his great nephews.
Executors: Henry Sackett, brother; John Preston, nephew [husband of niece]; Benjamin Walmsley, nephew [husband of niece]; Thomas Preston, brother to John Preston.
- Letters of administration of the estate of John Sackett of Margate, Kent.
Granted by: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 14 October 1813.
Source: National Archives, PROB 6/189/F262-313.
John Sackett, late of Margate, widower.
Letters of administration granted to Henry Sackett, natural & lawful son & only child, he having been duly sworn to administer.
- Abstract of will of Henry Sackett of Kennington Green, Lambeth, Surrey.
Date: 15 June 1807.
Proved: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 13 April 1815.
Source: National Archives, PRO PROB 11/??.
Testator: Henry Sackett, Esquire, of Kennington Green in the parish of St Mary, Lambeth, Surrey.
Son John Henry Sackett, his watch & chain.
Mrs Mary Burnett, Long Lane, Bermondsey, £10.
Mrs Hannah Preston, widow, if she survives him, £10, otherwise to her daughter Hannah Preston.
Each and every grandchild living, £10 plus a ring or token in his memory to value 2 guineas.
Rev John Townshend, Minister of the Gospel; friend Nathaniel Beckford; brother Ambrose Sackett; sons-in-law John Preston & Benjamin Walmsley; George Lee of Rotherhithe; Mrs Mary Burnett; Mrs Hannah Preston; Capt William Black & his wife Sarah, each a ring of value 2 gns.
Brother Ambrose Sackett for his own use, £200.
Ambrose Sackett, John Preston, Benjamin Walmsley, and George Lee, his Trustees & Executors hereafter named, £50 each for their burden.
Mrs Mary Robbins of Walworth, widow, £50 plus a 2 gns mourning ring.
John Preston, £200.
Ambrose Sackett, John Preston, Benjamin Walmsley, & George Lee upon trust for the benefit of his daughter Mary Walmsley for life, thereafter Benjamin Walmsley & then their children, £2,000.
Ambrose Sackett, John Preston, Benjamin Walmsley, & George Lee upon trust, £2,000 together with all freehold & leasehold land & property to be sold as soon as may be & the proceeds to be invested in the funds at interest, & all his personal effects & money remaining after legacies, funeral expenses etc. for the benefit of his son John Henry Sackett & his daughters Ann Preston & Mary Walmsley in equal parts.
[Complicated arrangements of trusts covering four pages of manuscript]
A codicil signed and dated 7 September 1813 at Margate recognised the death of his brother Ambrose, but made no other changes.
- Letters of administration of the estate of William Sackett of Orsett, Essex.
Granted by: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 3 June 1819.
Source: National Archives, PROB 6/195/f188.
William Sackett, late of Orsett, Essex; farmer.
Admon granted to Catherine Sackett, widow & relict of deceased.
- Abstract of will of Alice Sackett of Penton Place, Pentonville, Middlesex.
Date: 1 December 1820.
Proved: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 19 August 1826.
Source: National Archives, PRO PROB 11/1716/f458.
Testatrix: Alice Sackett, late of Quality Court, Chancery Lane, Middlesex; now of Penton Place, Pentonville, Mdx; widow.
Dear step granddaughter Sarah Eleanor Sackett, now residing with me, everything, & executrix jointly with my friend Thomas Harris Devonshire of Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, Mdx, law stationer.
Witnesses: Ed. Jones, Ann Jones.
Probate granted to Thomas Harris Devonshire, power reserved to Sarah Eleanor Devonshire, heretofore Sackett, his wife.
- Abstract of will of John Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 26 April 1823.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 7 April 1827.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-107-362.
Testator: John Sackett, yeoman of St Peter in Thanet.
Daughter Elizabeth Sackett, house & garden at Northwood, where she now lives, provided she pays his grandson Edward Sackett £30 at age 21. If Edward dies before 21, she pays £30 to the Executors.
Daughter Mary Fox, new house & garden at Northwood, now occupied by Francis Davis, provided she pays £30 to his son John Sackett within 12 months.
Son Vincent Andrews Sackett, residue of real estate.
Son John Sackett, forgiven repayment of loan of £20.
Son Jeremiah Sackett, forgiven repayment of loan of £100.
Daughter Ann Cook, £100 to be paid to her out of the money owed by her husband John Cook.
All above legacies conditional that each of them contribute 20/- per year, in equal half-yearly payments on 10 April & 11 October, towards support of their mother & his wife Catherine Sackett.
Son Vincent Andrews Sackett, residue of personal estate, conditional on payment of debts, etc., & on paying anything extra needed for maintenance of widow Catherine Sackett.
Executors: Vincent Andrews Sackett & Jonathan Baker of Northwood.
Witnesses: Edward Dering of Margate, Wm Brooks clerk to Mr Dering.
- Letters of administration of the estate of Sophia Sackett of 3 Gloucester Terrace, London, Middlesex.
Granted by: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 10 September 1830.
Source: National Archives, PROB 6/206/f290.
Deceased: Sophia Sackett, of 3 Gloucester Terrace, London, Mdx, spinster.
Admon granted 10 September 1830 to George Samuel Sackett, the natural & lawful son of George Sackett, a lunatic, the natural & lawful brother & only next of kin, & sole person entitled to the personal estate & effects of said deceased, for the use & benefit of said George Sackett during his lunacy, Sophia Sackett, lawful wife of said George Sackett having first renounced letters of administration & consented.
- Abstract of will of John Sackett of St John's, Thanet, Kent.
Date: 21 July 1831.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 12 June 1834.
Source: National Archives, PROB 11-1833-369.
Testator: John Sackett, gent, of Margate, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent.
Wife Ann, for life, the free use & enjoyment of all my household goods, furniture, plate, linen, china & implements of household & also the rents, issues & profits of all my messuages lands tenements & real estate, & the dividends, interest, income & proceeds of all my monies etc. subject to the payment thereout of all my just debts & funeral & testamentary expenses; freehold messuage or tenement & dwelling house with appurtenances situate in Hawley Sq. Margate & household contents.
Daughter Mary Sackett, for own absolute use & benefit, £1700 invested in the names of Edward Boyes the elder & S__ Osborne the elder in trust for Mary until the death of wife Ann. This will be equivalent to property given to son-in-law John Swinford upon marriage to daughter Ann.
John Swinford, for life, freehold storehouse & premises in the Dane in Margate (mow in John Swinford's occupation), with reversion to his sons John Sackett Swinford & Daniel Swinford.
All remaining land & buildings to daughter Mary & Edward Dering, Gent of Margate, to be sold & money to go to a trust for Mary & wife Ann.
Within 6 mths of wife's death, £100 to be invested in government funds in trust for John Sackett Swinford to inherit at 21.
Ditto £150 for my grandsons Daniel Swinford, Stephen Swinford, Henry Swinford, sons of John Swinford, each to inherit their third part at 21.
Residue divided between daughter Mary, & 4 grandsons & granddaughter Ann Swinford, children of my late dau Ann Swinford (equal shares).
Edward Dering, 20 guineas.
Executors: wife Ann, dau Mary, & Edward Dering.
Witnesses: Wm Brooks, Geo Anderson, Saml Pointon.
Codicil, dated 8 Oct 1831
Godson John Sackett Hooper, son of late Herbert Hooper of Sandwich, my half part in number [gap] Stiga? St., Ramsgate & land behind purchased of Jacob Sawkins Esq.
Witnesses: Edw. Dering, Thos Pole?, Geo Anderson.
- Letters of administration of the estate of Ann Elizabeth Sackett of Ramsgate.
Granted by: Principal Probate Registry, December 1837.
Source: Somerset House Indexes, PROB 6/209.
Administration of estate of Ann Elizabeth Sackett.
Admon granted Dec 1837. Ann Elizabeth Sackett on the thirteenth day of administration of the goods and chattels and credits of Ann Elizabeth Sackett late of Ramsgate in the county of Kent deceased was granted to Edward Sackett the lawful husband of the said deceased having been first sworn duly to administer.
[Note in margin: £300 admin. of unadmind. property issued June 1885].
- Abstract of will of Jeremiah Sackett of Northwood, St Lawrence, Kent.
Date: 12 March 1838.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 4 July 1838.
Source: Kent Archives Office, KAO PRC 17-110-240.
Testator: Jeremiah Sackett, yeoman, Northwood, St Lawrence, "being in advanced age and weak in body."
My three adjoining houses & gardens (lately purchased from Darby family) on Sackett's Hill, occupied by my son Benjamin Sackett, John Spory?, and Daniel Bushell:
Son Benjamin Sackett, house he now occupies, third of garden, use of well. If he dies intestate, reversion to his son Jeremiah Sackett & his dau Hannah Eliza Sackett.
Son Edward Newing Sackett, adjoining house, previously occupied by ___ Brett & now by John Spory?, third of garden, use of well. If he dies intestate, reversion to his son Edward Jeremiah Sackett & his dau Maria Sackett.
Sons Benjamin & Edward Newing Sackett, third house, previously occupied by widow Stoodly? & now by Daniel Bushell, third of garden, use of well, as tenants in common.
If any dispute about the division, Mr Boys, solicitor of Margate, to set up the boundary marks to the best of his judgement.
My three houses and gardens at Northwood, late of estate of John Newing, one occupied by myself, another late occupied by Thomas Young & now untenanted, the other late occupied by Mrs Hobbs & now untenanted:
Grandson Benjamin Sackett, otherwise Benjamin Cox, of Northwood, miller, natural son of Benjamin Sackett, house, garden & barn nearest the Queen's highway, he paying £6 to my niece Ann Robson Darby within 1 month of my death.
Sons Benjamin & Edward Newing Sackett, other 2 houses and gardens, & right of access, "permitting my aged brother Edward Sackett (who cannot long survive me) & my said housekeeper Ann Robson Darby to reside in the middle house & to have the use of the furniture" rent free. Ann Robson Darby can stay 3 months rent free after death of brother Edward Sackett. They are to pay 1/6d per week to Ann Robson Darby for those 3 months, & 3/0d to brother Edward Sackett for life. Reversion of properties to Benjamin Sackett/Cox.
Grandson Benjamin Sackett/Cox, all my furniture & effects except bed and bedclothes used by Ann Robson Darby, which she is to have.
Sons Benjamin & Edward Newing Sackett, residue of money, goods, etc.
Executors: son Benjamin Sackett, & kinsman Vincent Andrew Sackett of Northdown, yeoman.
Made mark +.
Witnesses: John Boys, Martha Boys, Thomas Packer.
- Abstract of will of Ann Sackett of Margate, Kent.
Date: 2 April 1840.
Proved: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 12 January 1842.
Source: National Archives, PROB 11-1957-53.
Testatrix: Ann Sackett, widow, of Margate, Kent.
Grandson John Sackett Swinford, £10 placed in tin box in my drawer as token of my estimation of his affection & attention towards me.
Grandson Daniel Swinford, my gold watch, seal & chain & my silver nutmeg box.
Granddaughter Ann Swinford, large table cloth, pearl ornaments & monies, securities for money, effects, goods, chattles & personal estate.
Daughter Mary Sackett, the same, for own absolute use. She to pay all outstanding debts, funeral costs, testamentary charges & expenses.
Sole executrix: Daughter Mary Sackett.
Witnesses: John Ma(nse?), W Brook.
- Abstract of will of Jeremiah Sackett of Ramsgate, Kent.
Date: 24 February 1825.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 6 May 1847.
Source: Kent Archives Office, KAO PRC 17-111-456.
Testator: Jeremiah Sackett, tailor, Ramsgate, Kent.
Wife Sarah, all real & personal estate.
Sole executrix: wife Sarah.
Witnesses: Edwd Daniel, Ramsgate; John Q Daniel & Nathl B Mills , his clerks.
- Abstract of will of Rev. Edward Saunders Sackett of Romford, Essex.
Date: 28 March 1848.
Proved: Lincoln, 28 November 1850.
Source: National Archives, PROB 11-2123-854.
Testator: Rev. Edward Saunders Sackett, Wesleyan Minister, Romford, Essex.
Wife Maria, all land & property to my beloved wife & her brother so long as she remain my widow; if she remarries, to be held until youngest child is 21 & then property equally divided among them.
Wife Maria, property etc. from estate of late Admiral Fferrier of Deal, on same terms as above.
Executors: Wife Maria, & her brother George Bone Gaskell, Wesleyan Minister of Barnstaple, Devon.
Witnesses: Moses Harrison, William Gilpin Harrison, John Harrison.
- Letters of administration of the estate of Frederick Sackett of Margate, Kent.
Granted by: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 15 March 1853.
Source: National Archives, PROB 6-229-325v.
March 1853. On 15th day Admon. of the goods chattels & credits of Frederick Sackett lab. of Margate, Kent, brewer, dec'd was granted to Mary Sackett widow the Relict of the said Dec'd having first sworn to administer (by Commission).
- Abstract of will of Samuel Sackette of Ramsgate, Kent.
Date: 3 September 1849.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 28 June 1856.
Source: Kent Archives Office, KAO PRC 17-113-242.
Testator: Samuel Sackette, bookseller, Marine Library, Sion Hill, Ramsgate, Kent.
Wife Rebecca, all real & personal estate for life, so long as she remains widow. Reversion in equal parts to 4 daughters, Louisa Rebecca, Mary Christina, Anne Devonshire, Margaret Isabella.
Executor: brother-in-law George Brooks Chambers, yeo., Charing, Kent.
Witnesses: William James Jenkins, assistant curate; Daniel Pilcher Fuller, Ramsgate, bookseller.
- Abstract of will of Thomas Sackett of Hereson, St Lawrence, Kent.
Date: 14 June 1844.
Proved: Canterbury, 7 August 1858.
Source: Somerset House Indexes.
Testator: Thomas Sackett, of Hereson, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, shipwright. Died 30 Aug 1857 at Hereson.
Personal estate under £100.
Wife Mary Sackett, all personal property for her sole use & disposal; freehold property on trust for life.
Children, Sarah Ansel Ratcliff, Thomas Sackett, Mary Sackett, Elizabeth Sackett, William Sackett, George Sackett, or their issue, freehold property to be sold within 1 year of death of wife & proceeds to be divided equally between them. If any die without issue, survivors to share. "Sarah Ansell Ratcliff shall be construed & taken to be daughter in wedlock."
Executors: John Bevis of Ramsgate, Thanet, gent.; George Martin Hinds of Ramsgate, surveyor.
Witnesses: Josh. Blackburn, Edward Philpott.
- Abstract of will of Mary Sackett of St John's, Margate, Kent.
Date: 14 August 1855.
Proved: Principal Probate Registry, 22 June 1863.
Source: Somerset House Indexes).
Personal estate under £5,000.
Testatrix: Mary Sackett, spinster, of St John's, Margate, Kent, died 18 April 1863 at Margate.
Niece Ann Thornton, wife of Henry Thornton of Margate, surgeon, all linen, clothes, jewels, trinkets & personal adornments, 2 china jugs from sitting room mantelpiece, silver salver, silver coffee pot, liquor stand, all for own absolute use; & £800.
Godchild Mary Thornton, watch, chain seals & appendages, piano, music stool & music, work table & writing desk, to be delivered to her mother as soon as possible after my decease, & £10 (to be given to her mother).
Nephews John Sackett Swinford, Daniel Swinford, Henry Herbert Swinford, James Smith Swinford, & niece Ann Thornton, rest of plate & china, equally divided.
Nephew John Sackett Swinford, bookcase & books.
Nephews Henry Herbert Swinford & James Smith Swinford, £350 [unclear whether each, or share].
Relation Herbert Hooper, £10.
Godchild Sackett Swinford, one of sons of Daniel Swinford, £10 (to be given to his father).
Servant Elizabeth Kennet, if living with me at time of my decease, £20 plus the furniture in the small bedroom she uses.
All of the above to be paid free of duty.
Nephews John Sackett Swinford & Daniel Swinford, residue to be divided equally as tenants in common & not as joint tenants.
Executors: John Sackett Swinford, Nash Court, St John's, gent, nephew; & Daniel Swinford, Alland Court, Minster, gent, nephew.
Witnesses: William Brooke, Samuel Pointon.
Codicil dated 18 May 1861, due to death of grand-niece Mary Thornton.
Bequests made to Mary Thornton to be transferred to niece Ann Thornton, plus 2 old china jars, 2 old china vases, & 2 old china butter boats to match.
Witnesses: Ann Evans, Jane Kennet, 27 Hawley Square.
Ann Evans swore an oath identifying codicil at Margate 10 June 1863 before Wm Brooke, Comm. of Oaths.
- Abstract of will of Richard Sackett of St John's, Margate, Kent.
Date: 29 September 1854.
Proved: Canterbury, 9 November 1863.
Source: Somerset House Indexes).
Richard Sackett, pilot, Dover, died 16 Oct 1863 at 118 Snargate St, Dover, Kent.
Personal estate under £200.
Debts, funeral & testamentary expenses to be paid from money from fund allowed by Trinity House for deceased pilots.
Leasehold house 118 Snargate St, Dover, purchased jointly with son-in-law Edward Cock "but the writings are made out in his name alone".
Daughters, Elizabeth Jane Joad & Sarah Ann Sackett, all real & personal property (including half of house), anything to the estate from the fund for the benefit of pilots, in trust to pay debts, then life use & benefit. If either marry or die, then all to remaining daughter. If both marry or die, all property to be sold & money to be divided equally between all sons & daughters as tenants in common, with money due to dead child to pass to her issue.
Executrixes: daughters Elizabeth Jane Joad, widow, & Sarah Ann Sackett, spinster, both of 118 Snargate St.
Witnesses: William Henry Payn, solicitor, Dover, John Walls, his clerk.
- Abstract of will of Walter John Sackett of Birmingham, Warwickshire.
Date: 26 June 1866.
Proved: Birmingham, 22 August 1866.
Source: Somerset House Indexes.
Walter John Sackett, bookseller, Birmingham, Warwickshire, died 27 June 1866 at Birmingham.
Personal estate under £2,000.
Wife Mary Ann Sackett, to inherit everything, for maintenance of self, & for maintenance & advancement of my 3 children by my former wife Sarah Elizabeth Mills.
Sole executrix: Mary Ann Sackett, his widow.
Will signed by making mark.
Witnesses: Frederick Wills, attorney, Birmingham, William Henry Weaver, grocer, Wolverhampton.
- Abstract of will of Thomas Sackett of St Peter's, Kent.
Date: 31 October 1868.
Proved: Canterbury, 27 July 1870.
Source: Somerset House Indexes).
Thomas Sackett, farmer, Callis Court Farm, St Peter's, Kent, died 20 June 1879 at St Peter's. Will proved Canterbury 27 July 1870 by Harriet Sackett, his widow, one of executors. Personal estate under £1,000. Second probate, proved Canterbury 12 September 1878 on oath of one of surviving executors William Beckwith Joad, 125 High St, Ramsgate, gent.
Thomas Sackett, farmer, Callis Court Farm, St Peter's, Kent.
Bailiff William Marsh, 19 guineas.
Nephew Thomas Sackett, son of brother Francis Sackett, 10 guineas.
Wife Harriet Sackett, residue upon trust for life. She to keep it insured against fire.
After her death, sell & divide as follows:
Brother Francis Sackett of Broadstairs, milkman, a quarter;
Brother Edward Sackett of St Peter's, labourer, a quarter;
Children of late sister Hannah Pay: Charlotte Hobbs of Broadstairs, widow; Jane wife of Thomas Read of Redding St, St Peter's, baker; Elizabeth wife of James Hunt of St Peter's, baker; Sarah Pay of Ramsgate, spinster, a quarter to be equally divided;
Children of late sister Jane Packer: James Packer of Chislet, miller; Jonathan Packer of Chislet, baker; George Packer of Chislet, baker; Stephen Packer of Chislet, miller, a quarter to be equally divided.
Executors: wife Harriet Sackett & friends Daniel Gouger of Margate, gent, & William Joad of Ramsgate, gent.
Witnesses: Athelstan Harvey Boys, solicitor, Margate, & Thomas Edward Emerson, his clerk.
- Letters of administration of the estate of Lydia Sackett of Hoxton, Middlesex.
Granted by: Principal Probate Registry, London, 13 February 1871.
Source: Somerset House Indexes.
"Lydia Sackett, wife of Benjamin Watton Sackett; late of Hoxton, Mdx; died 28 January 1871 at Hoxton House Asylum, Hoxton, Mdx. Administration granted Principal Registry 13 February 1871 (personal estate under £300) to Benjamin Watten Sackett of Dover, pilot."
- Letters of administration of the estate of Mary Sackett of St Lawrence, Kent. Granted: Canterbury, 19 October 1872. Source: Somerset House Indexes. "Mary Sackett, of St Lawrence, Kent, widow, died 22 February 1872 at St Lawrence. Administration granted Canterbury 19 October 1872 to Elizabeth Sackett of St Lawrence, spinster, daughter, next of kin. Personal estate under £600."
- Will of Edwin Robert Sackett of Margate, Kent, 1875?, proved in the Principal Registry, 20 December 1875 (Somerset House Indexes), "Edwin Robert Sackett, Margate, Kent, cigar importer, died 1 September 1875 at Margate. Will proved Principal Registry 20 December 1875. Personal estate under £200. Sole executrix: Juila Ann Stevens, of "Hoy" Hotel, Margate, widow."
- "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858-1966," digital image, Ancestry.com, "Chancellor, Stephen Sackett. Effects under £1,500. 13 October . The Will of Stephen Sackett Chancellor late of Margate in the Isle of Thanet in the County of Kent who died 15 July 1877 at Margate was proved at Canterbury by Elizabeth Sarah Chancellor of 23 Marine-terrace Margate Spinster the Daughter the surviving Executor."
- Will of Francis Sackett of Broadstairs, Kent, unknown date, proved at Canterbury, 1 Jul 1878 (Somerset House Indexes), "Francis Sackett, milkman, of 2 Thanet Rd, Broadstairs, Kent, died 14 January 1878 at home. Will proved Canterbury 1 July 1878. Personal estate under £200. Executors: Hannah Sackett, his widow, & Thomas Edward Sackett, labourer, his son, both of 2 Thanet Rd, Broadstairs."
- Letters of administration of the estate of Richard Henry Sackett of 75 King Street, Margate, granted at Probate Registry, Canterbury, 2 September 1879 (Somerset House Indexes), "Richard Henry Sackett, 75 King Street, Margate, baker & confectioner, died 12 August 1879 at home. Administration granted Canterbury 2 September 1879 (personal estate under £100) to Benj. Watton Sackett, 63 Addington Road, Ramsgate, gent, brother, one of next of kin."
- 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."
- Abstract of will of John Sackett of Sandwich, Kent, 6 February 1880.
Proved: Canterbury, 5 October 1880.
Source: Somerset House Indexes.
Will of John Sackett, Sandwich, Kent, cornfactor, died 24 August 1880 at Sandwich. Will & codicil proved Canterbury 5 October 1880. Personal estate under £5,000. Executors: Henry Sackett, Northdown, Thanet, farmer, brother; George Hooper, Moat Sole, Sandwich, cornfactor.
Testator: John Sackett of Sandwich, Kent, cornfactor.
Legacies to be paid within 6 months of decease.
Son John Henry Sackett, £2,000.
Brother Henry Sackett, £50.
Housekeeper Sarah Gilham, £50.
Yardsman John J B Holmans, £40.
Daughter Elizabeth Mary Hooper, wife of George Hooper, residue.
Executors: Henry Sackett, brother; George Hooper, son-in-law.
Witnesses: J C Collew, solicitor, Sandwich; D Baker, clerk to Messrs Emmerson & Co, solicitors.
Codicil: Has made advances to son totalling £100. This & any further advances to be deducted from legacy.
Codicil dated 15 March 1880.
Same witnesses as will.
- Abstract of will of Benjamin Watten Sackett of Ramsgate, Kent.
Date: 4 Feb 1879.
Proved: Canterbury, 5 December 1881.
Source: Somerset House Indexes.
Benjamin Watton Sackett, 63 Addington St., Ramsgate, gentleman, died 4 October 1881 at home. Will & 2 codicils proved Canterbury 5 December 1881. £6,760 8s 2d. Surviving executors: Phoebe Hogbin, wife of John Hogbin, 56 Plains-of-Waterloo, Ramsgate, sister; Owen Fisher Daniel, 161 High St., Ramsgate, gent.; William Stanton, Wellington Villa, Folkestone Road, Dover, pilot.
Testator: Benjamin Watton Sackett of 63 Addington St., Ramsgate, Kent. Gent, late a pilot.
Wife Ann, £50 to be paid by equal monthly instalments; use & enjoyment of all household goods at house in Addington St plus house itself for her life with reversion to her sister Jane Moore for life; £100 per year in 4 equal quarters for life.
Wife's sister Jane Moore, reversion of house for life, & £50 per year in 4 equal quarters for life.
Executor Owen Fisher Daniel of Ramsgate, gent., 19 guineas.
Brother Richard Henry Sackett, all monies payable at death from Trinity House Pilot Club; property in Margate for life, to be kept insured & repaired; reversion to my nephew John Hogbin for ever.
Any property of which testator is trustee or mortgagee at time of his death: income to wife Ann Sackett, sister Phoebe Hogbin, brother Richard Henry Sackett, & Owen Fisher Daniel.
After death of wife & her sister, property to be sold & money divided: half to my sister Phoebe Hogbin, with reversion in equal shares to her children; quarter of remaining half to the children then living of my late sister Elizabeth Pritchard, in equal shares, absolutely; quarter of half to surviving children of my late sister Mary Ann Warren, in equal shares, absolutely; eighth of half to brother Richard Henry Sackett absolutely, with reversion to nephew John Hogbin; eighth of half to Rebecca Watton Warren, 2nd wife of David Warren, husband of my late sister Mary Ann Warren, if then living, absolutely, with reversion to nephew John Hogbin; eighth of half to brother David Joseph Sackett if then living, absolutely, with reversion to nephew John Hogbin; eighth of half to brother James John Sackett if then living, absolutely, with reversion to nephew John Hogbin.
Executors: Ann Sackett, Phoebe Hogbin, Richard Henry Sackett, Owen Fisher Daniel.
Witnesses: H J E Parker & J Adams, clerks to Messrs Daniel, solicitors, Ramsgate.
Due to death of brother Richard Henry Sackett, he is replaced as executor by friend William Stanton of Dover, Clerk of Trinity House. He receives money payable from the Pilot Club.
Codicil dated 23 Aug 1879.
Witnesses: Arthur H Daniel, Ramsgate, solicitor; J Adams, his clerk.
2nd codicil, following death of wife.
Late wife's sister Jane Moore, £50 within 3 months, in addition to annuity of £50.
Sarah Snelling, widow of John Snelling, £50 as acknowledgement of her good service & attention to self & Jane Moore.
Sister Phoebe Hogbin, & her heirs for ever, small farm land & buildings at Northwood in parishes of St Lawrence & St Peter now in occupation of Barzillai Sackett; house & contents in Addington Rd, Ramsgate (subject to life interest of Jane Moore).
Codicil dated 4 Oct 1881 [signed by marking mark, others signed properly].
Witnesses: Owen F Daniel, Ramsgate, solicitor; H M Tucker, his clerk.
Will & codicils proved 5 Dec 1881 at Canterbury (personal estate gross £6,760-8s-2d, net £6,733-3s-2d) by surviving executors Phoebe Hogbin, wife of John Hogbin, 56 Plains-of-Waterloo, Ramsgate, sister; Owen Fisher Daniel, 161 High St, Ramsgate, gent.; William Stanton, Wellington Villa, Folkestone Rd, Dover, pilot.
- "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966," digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Elizabeth Mary. Personal estate £80. 14 March . Administration of the Personal Estate of Elizabeth Mary Sackett late of Piermont in the County of Rockland in the State of New York in the United States of America Widow who died 11 May 1873 at Piermont was granted at the Principal Registry to Mary Bird Sackett (Wife of Henry Digerson Sackett) of 23 Liverpool-lawn Ramsgate in the County of Kent the Daughter and one of the Next of Kin."
- Abstract of will of Vincent Andrew Sackett of Northwood, St Peter's, Kent.
Date: 15 March 1882.
Proved: Canterbury, 21 July 1883.
Source: National Archives.
Will of Vincent Andrew Sackett, yeoman, of Northwood, St Peter's, died 5 June 1883 at Northwood.
Will proved Canterbury 21 July 1883. £147 2s 11d. Executors: Barzillai Cock, Northwood, yeoman, & Charles Giles, 19 Holmesdale Road, Bromley, Kent, mason.
Vincent Andrew Sackett, yeoman, of Northwood, St Peter's, Thanet, Kent.
Executors & trustees: my natural son Barzillai Cock commonly known as Barzillai Sackett, of Northwood, yeoman, & Charles Giles of Bromley, Kent, stonemason. Just debts, funeral expenses, testamentary expenses to be paid out of first rents & profits to come to hand eafter my decease due to my estate.
To trustees, Homestead containing 5½ acres with 2 cottages & other buildings situate at Northwood & to their heirs & assigns upon trust to permit my son-in-law George Taylor to have the use of the cottage in which he now lives during the term of his natural life. Upon further trust to permit my two grandchildren George Taylor & Mary Jane Matilda Taylor to use & occupy the other lands & buildings forming the said homestead during the life of my son-in-law George Taylor, they maintaining the said son-in-law & finding him all necessary food, drink, & clothing or in lieu paying him out of rents & profits of same said homestead the sum of 8/0d weekly.
After death of son-in-law, Trustees to possess homestead & buildings thereon in trust. Cottage son-in-law now lives in, plus outkitchen & barn & one moiety or half-part of farmlands of homestead as the same is now marked out for my grandson George Taylor & his heirs. Cottage in which I now reside & pantile lodge & remaining moiety or half of land upon trust for my granddaughter Mary Jane Matilda Taylor & her heirs for her own sole & separate use free from debts, control & engagements of any husband with whom she may intermarry. Provided always in the event of death of either of my grandchildren George Taylor or Mary Jane Matilda Taylor without legitimate issue, total passes to survivor. If both die then all passes to Barzillai Cock/Sackett & his children as tenants in common. Title deeds to homestead to be held by Barzillai Cock/Sackett or his heirs, but to be produced for inspection by the Taylors on request. Right of way on foot, but not for farm carts, along road in front of grandson's cottage to Mary Jane Matilda Taylor or other occupiers of cottage & pantile lodge. Privy & well in yard to be used in common by owners of both cottages & lodge.
To Elizabeth Cock commonly called Elizabeth Sackett, all household furniture, goods & effects, & right to live in cottage where testator now lives for 6 months after his decease rent free.
Residue to Barzillai Cock/Sackett.
Will signed by making mark.
Witnesses: A. Bromley Burrows, solicitor, Ramsgate, & H. Smith, his clerk.
- Abstract of will of Maria Sackett of Airedale House, Horsforth, Guiseley, Yorkshire, died 11 Jun 1884 at home.
Date: 18 Jul 1882.
Proved: Wakefield, 19 Jul 1884 (personal estate £3,071-0s-7d).
Source: Somerset House.
Testatrix: Maria Sackett, of Airedale House, Horsforth, Guiseley, Yorks, widow.
Received from will of late uncle John Gaskell of St Nicholas at Wade Esq. dated 20 Dec 1861 stock funds & securities directed to be held in trust for her to bequeath.
Real & personal estate to be sold, debts to be paid, & remainder to be divided in four equal quarters:
Son Edward Gaskell Sackett, a quarter, including £75 already given.
Daughter Maria Blackburn, a quarter to be invested. Maria Blackburn to receive annual interest, & then to her children after her death.
Daughter Catherine Jack, a quarter, including £50 already given to Catherine or her husband Charles Jack, to be invested. Catherine Jack to receive annual interest, & then to her children after her death.
Daughter Emma Vickers, a quarter to be invested. Emma Vickers to receive annual interest, & then to her children after her death.
If any daughters die without children, their portion to be divided equally between surviving siblings.
Witnesses: C J Blackburn & C E Blackburn, 19 Heaton Grove, Bradford, Yorks.
Executors: nephew Geo. Herbert Blackburn, 19 Heaton Gr., nr. Shipley, solicitor; friend Arthur Tannett Walker, Bainbrigge Rd, Headingley, Leeds, engineer.
- Will of Edward Sackett of Woolwich, Kent, date not known, proved at Principal Registry, 23 August 1884 (Somerset House Indexes), "Edward Sackett of 31 Hare Street, Woolwich, Kent, ironmonger, died 22 April 1884 at home. Will & codicil proved Principal Registry 23 August 1884. Personal estate £7,835 6s 1d. Executors: Edward Sackett, Lower Addiscombe Rd, Croydon, Surrey, ironmonger, son; Louisa Sackett, 31 Hare St, Woolwich, spinster, daughter; Thomas Robert Richardson, Matlock Villa, Brookhill Park, Plumstead, gent."
- Will of Sarah Sackett of Newark-upon-Trent, Nottinghamshire, date not known, proved at Nottingham, 20 May 1885 (Somerset House Indexes), "Sarah Sackett, Cherry Holt Lane, Newark-upon-Trent, Notts, widow, died 22 February 1885 at home. Will proved Nottingham 20 May 1885. Personal estate £930 0s 1d. Sole executor: Mary Paling, wife of William Paling, 2 Whitfield St, Newark-on-Trent, sister."
- Letters of administration of the estate of Ann Elizabeth Sackett of Ramsgate.
Granted by: Principal Probate Registry, 30 June 1885.
Source: Somerset House Indexes, PROB 6/209.
Wife of Rev. Edward Saunders Sackett, Ramsgate. Died 28 May 1837 at Ramsgate.
Left unadministered by said Rev. E S Sackett.
Administration granted Principal Registry 30 Jun 1885 (£220) to George Herbert Blackburn, 19 Heaton Grove, nr Shipley, Yorks, solicitor & Arthur Tannett Walker, Leeds, Yorks, engineer, executors of the will of Maria Sackett, widow, the surviving executrix of will of Rev. E S Sackett.
Former grant PCC Dec 1837.
- Will of Benjamin Sackett of Hythe, Kent, date not known, proved at Canterbury, 16 July 1885 (Somerset House Indexes), "Benjamin Sackett, Hythe, Kent, died 8 June 1885 at Hythe. Will proved Canterbury 16 July 1885 (£645 18s 6d). Sole executor: William Brown Horton, Market St., Hythe, miller."
- Will of Hannah Eliza Sackett of Northwood, St Lawrence, Kent, 1885?, proved at Canterbury, 24 December 1885 (Somerset House Indexes), "Hannah Eliza Sackett, wife of David Joseph Sackett, Northwood, St Lawrence, died 2 November 1885 at Northwood. Will proved Canterbury 24 December 1885. £208 16s 8d. Probate under certain limitations. Executors: Robert Marten Hammond, Belle Nursery, Eastry, nurseryman, brother; & Charlotte Lundy, 43 Tideswell Road, Eastbourne, Sussex, widow, sister."
- Will of Louisa Sackett of Wandsworth, Surrey, date not known, proved at the Principal Registry, 23 March 1886 (Somerset House Indexes), "Sackett Louisa. Personal estate £297 12s 4d. 23 March 1886. The will of Louisa Sackett late of 4 Berkeley-villas South Fields Wandsworth in the County of Surrey Widow who died 9 March 1886 at 4 Berkeley-villas was proved at the Principal Registry by Henry Knight of 103 High-street Wandsworth Pharmaceutical Chemist one of the Executors."
- Letters of administration of the estate of Ann Sackett of 37 Coleman Street, Brighton, Sussex, granted at Lewes, Sussex, 24 September 1889 (Somerset House Indexes), "Ann Sackett, otherwise Ellis, wife of Samuel Sackett, 37 Coleman St., Brighton, Sussex, died 26 July 1889 at home. Administration granted Lewes 24 September 1889 under certain limitations to Caroline Whittingham, wife of George Whittingham, 51 Lewes St., Brighton, daughter, one of next of kin. Personal estate £93 8s 3d."
- Letters of administration of the estate of Sarah Ann Brice Sackett of Northwood, St Lawrence, Kent, granted at Canterbury, 25 August 1891 (Somerset House Indexes), "Sarah Ann Brice Sackett, wife of James John Sackett, Northwood, St Lawrence, died 21 July 1891 at Northwood. Administration granted Canterbury 25 August 1891 (£189 18s 3d) to James John Sackett, Northwood, gardener."
- Letters of administration of the estate of Rose Juliet Sackett of Hackney Road, Middlesex, granted at London, 23 May 1894 (Somerset House Indexes), "Sackett Rose Juliet of 21 and 23 Holms-street Hackney-road Middlesex spinster died 27 December 1893 at Holms-street Administration London 23 May 1894 to John Richard Sackett boot manufacturer Effects £101 11s 4d."
- Letters of administration of the estate of George Sackett of Winstead, Connecticut, granted at London, 30 June 1894 & 2 February 1905 (Somerset House Indexes), "Sackett George of Winstead Connecticut United States of America treasurer and director of a company died 3 November 1893 at Colebrook Connecticut Administration London 30 June to Solomon Sackett gentleman Effects £45 15s.
Further grant London 2 February 1905 to Melissa Sackett widow £32 4s 6d."
- Will of Florence Lucy Sackett of Hackney Road, Middlesex, date not known, proved at Principal Registry, London, 29 July 1895 (Somerset House Indexes), "Florence Lucy Sackett, 21 Holmes St, Hackney Rd, Middlesex, spinster, died 11 July 1895. Will proved London 29 July 1895. Effects £283. Executor: Roland Algernon Sackett, boot manufacturer."
- Will of William Hewitt Sackett of Holloway, Middlesex, date not known, proved at Principal Registry, London, 1 January 1897 (Somerset House Indexes), "Sackett William Hewitt of 74 Seven-Sister's-road Holloway Middlesex died 21 November 1896 Probate London 1 January 1897 to Sarah Sackett widow Effects £892 10s."
- Will of Henry Digerson Sackett of 25 Liverpool Lawn, Ramsgate, Kent, 1897, proved at Canterbury, 15 March 1897 (Somerset House Indexes), "Henry Digerson Sackett, 25 Liverpool Lawn, Ramsgate; painter; d. 12 Feb 1897. Will proved Canterbury 15 Mar 1897. £1,390 6s 7d. Executors: Mary Bird Sackett, widow, & Arthur Digerson Sackett, stonemason."
- Will of Frank Sackett of Wanstead, Essex, date not known, proved at Principal Probate Registry, London, 17 August 1897 (Somerset House Indexes), "Frank Sackett, Lansdown House, Tavistock Road, Wanstead, Essex, died 30 July 1897. Will proved London 17 August 1897. Personal estate £1,642 1s 10d. Executor: Clara Jane Sackett, widow."
- Will of William Setterfield Sackett of York House, 1 Cambria Road, Camberwell, Surrey, date not known, proved at Principal Registry, London, 2 May 1898 (Somerset House Indexes), "William Setterfield Sackett, York House, 1 Cambria Road, Camberwell, Surrey, died 26 March 1898. Will proved London 2 May 1898. £1,415 12s. Executor: Elizabeth Sackett, widow."
- 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."
See individual records. Research, transcriptions, & translations by Marion Sackett & Michael Callé.