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George Vincent

Baptised: 20 February 1770
Married: 25 December 1791
Buried : 26 May 1822

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George Vincent was baptised on 20 February 1770 in Sherborne, Dorset. He married Sarah Higgins in Sherborne Abbey on 25 December 1791. George was a blacksmith and the family lived at the top end of Newland Street, Sherborne. In the 1798 Militia Ballot List George was listed as ‘co’ (Crossed Out – or exempt).

George and Sarah had eight children (five girls and three boys). The eldest, Hannah Vincent, was baptised on 17 February 1792 and the youngest, John Vincent, was baptised on 6 October 1902. On 26 May 1822 George was buried in the parish of Sherborne.

Following his death his son Thomas Vincent continued the blacksmith, which later became Vincent Motors. In the 1970s Vincent Motors moved to Yeovil and the location of the blacksmiths and garage is now a car park.


Georges's parents were Nicholas and Hannah Vincent nee Hardy


George and Sarah had eight children:

Name Baptism Date
Hannah Vincent 17 February 1792
Hannah Vincent 28 December 1793
George Vincent 11 April 1795
Mary Vincent 29 October 1796
Sarah Vincent 9 February 1798
Thomas Vincent 8 January 1800
Charlotte Vincent 28 February 1801
John Vincent October 1802


George was the middle of five, having two older sisters and two younger sisters.

Name Baptism Date
Hannah Vincent 18 September 1765
Mary Vincent 18 July 1767
George Vincent 20 February 1770
Mary Vincent 8 October 1772
? Vincent c. 1845

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Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne Sherborne Abbey where George Vincent was baptised on 20 February 1770, and also married Sarah Higgins on 25 December 1791.

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Last updated: 4 January 2012

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