YGLESIAS, Vincent Philip

1845 - 1911

Across the Village

Born at St Pancras, London in 1845, son of Spanish born Miguel Joaquin Yglesias, a wine merchant, and his wife Sarah née Kishere, who married at St Pancras in 1837. In 1851, 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. He married at Lambeth, London in 1867, Emily Thynne Whitmore and in 1871, a 26 year old 'independent' living at Mitcham Road, Private House on Barracks, Croydon, Surrey with his 25 year old wife Emily and 2 month old daughter Beatrice. By 1891 a 47 year old 'artist landscape painter' living at 2 Grove End Road, Marylebone, London with 29 year old Edith Mary Yglesias [Jannett 1862-1942] and their two children Vincent L. 2, and newly born Dorothy, a further daughter Phyllis was born in 1892. 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 'The Wobbleswick Well', 'Southwold from Walberswick' and 'The Ferry, Walberswick', 'Walberswick' 1884, 'Evening at Walberswick' and 'High Tide at Walberswick' 1885, 'Sea Holly on the Suffolk Coast' 1888, 'Walberswick' 1890 and 'At Walberswick' 1897. He died in London in 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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