YGLESIAS, Vincent Philip

1845 - 1911

Across the Village

Vincent Philip Yglesias, was born at St Pancras, London on 7 March 1845 and baptised on 12 June 1845, son of Spanish born Miguel Joaquin Yglesias (1808-19 August 1868), a wine merchant, and his wife Sarah Elizabeth née Evans (1811-9 November 1896), who married at St Pancras Old Church on 9 September 1837. In 1851, Vincent was a 6 year old, living at St Mary's Road, Islington with his parents, 43 year old Miguel and 39 year old Sarah, and his four siblings, Emily 12, Fanny 10, Miguel 8 and Mary 4, all born in London, and the family were still there in 1861. Vincent married at Lambeth, London in 1867, Emily Thynne Whitmore (1846-1910) and in 1871, a 26 year old 'independent', living at Private House on Barracks, Mitcham Road, Croydon, Surrey with his 25 year old wife Emily and 2 month old daughter Beatrice Annie Emily. Vincent and Emily were divorced in 1875 and in 1887 he married again, at St Pancras, London, Edith Mary Lawrence (25 January 1862-5 September 1941). In 1891, a 47 year old 'artist landscape painter', living at 2 Grove End Road, Marylebone, London with 29 year old Edith Mary and their two children Vincent Lawrence Francis 2, and newly born Dorothy Sarah, they had two further daughters Phyllis Maud, who was born in 1892 and Mary Philippa in 1896. Vincent was associated for 13 years with the artists' colony at Walberswick, Suffolk and elected an associate of the Royal Society of British Artist where he exhibited in 1884, 'The Wobbleswick Well', 'Southwold from Walberswick' and 'The Ferry, Walberswick', in 1885 'Evening at Walberswick' and 'High Tide at Walberswick', in 1888 'Sea Holly on the Suffolk Coast', 'in 1890 'Walberswick' and in 1897 'At Walberswick'. Vincent was of 28 Grove End Road, St John's Wood, London when he died at The Sanatorium, St Anne's Heath, Virginia Water, Surrey on 20 March 1911 and a monument to him was raised in Cornwall. After Vincent's death the family moved to Cornwall where Edith and daughter Phyllis were artists with Phyllis, also known as 'Pog', concentrating on sculpture.




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