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1891 Census - 19 Stone Street

VINCETT   Hannah   Head   W   F   46   Living On Own Means  -   Hastings

VINCETT   John H   Son   S   M   7   Scholar        - Hastings      (later played cricket for Sussex)

VINCETT   Wm Thos   Son   S   M   6   Scholar     - Hastings      

VINCETT   Hannah A   Dau   S   F   5   Scholar     - Hastings

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 10 February 1917
VINCETT.— On February 6th 1917, at 18. Stone-street, Hastings,
Hannah, wife of the late Walter Vincett, passed peacefully away, aged 72 years.  At Rest.

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 17 February 1917
DEATH OF OLD INHABITANT.—In last week's issue of the "Observer" there appeared an announcement of the death
Mrs. Vincett, of l8, Stone-street, widow of Mr. Walter Vincett, who about 40 years ago was a well-known butcher in Hastings.  Mrs. Vincett had for many years been more or lesss an invalid, but was able to take outdoor exercise.  She was much attached to and took a deep interest in St.Andrew's Church, and was one of the oldest members.  Ever since the erection of the edifice in 1870, she had regularly attended the services.  The deceased was greatly esteemed, and at her funeral on Monday afternoon last a large number assembled at St. Andrew's, where the first part the service was held. Included in the congregation was Mr. Alfred Blackman. J.P. (Churchwarden), Mr. H. W. Baton, A.Mus.T.C.L., who presided at the organ, and the choir boys were in attendance. The v. M. Buchanan (Vicar) officiated, and also the graveside.  The interment took place at Ore. The mourners included Mr. H. Vincett (son), the Sussex cricketer, Mr. and Mrs. W. Vincett (son and daughterin-law). Mr. and Mrs. Brignell (daughter and-in-law). Mr. O. Weeks (brother), Mr. and Mr.. G. Weeks (brother and sister-in-law), B. Elliott and Mrs. Poole. There was large number of floral tributes. The whole af the funeral arrangements were very ably carried out by Mr. H. Burton, Stonefield=road, Hastings

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 22 September 1917
THE family of the late Mrs.
Vincett, "Rockhills", Fearon-road, return thanks for kind expressions sympathy and floral tributes.

Walter Thomas Vincett
Born in Hastings, Sussex, England on Oct 1868 to Walter Vincett and Hannah Weeks. WALTER THOMAS VINCETT, a butcher, married Susannah HYLANDS in 1889 and had 2 children, Walter John and Elsie Grace, born in the Isle of Wight in 1890.  Walter John died the same year in IOW, and his sister the following year in Hastings.  She is buried at EI I17

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 22 August 1891
PRACTICAL JOKING. Waller Thomas Vincett was charged with stealing a pound of sausages, value 8d., from a stall in the Market.  Prosecutor: “butcher, living at No. 1, Croft-terrace, stated tbat he had a stall in the Hastings Market, and tbe prisoner also has a stall there. On Saturday night, at about eight, he missed a pound of sausages from his stall.  In consequence of what he was told he sent for s policeman, and charged prisoner with the theft.  The accused pulled a pound cf sausages from under his stall cloth, and put them back in witness's stall, saying: " I did it for lark."

Witness then gave him into custody. He thought the accused was sober. —The prisoner : “You did not try sell them.  When we meet we generally have drink together.  He had never had a joke with him.—Evidence-continued: The prisoner had a joke with some lamb some time ago. He pald for that. —The prisoner: He knew it was a joke, which I am sorry for now.

The case was dismissed, tbe Mayor remarking that the Magistrates were of an opinion that it was a case of practical joking.  He knew from his own experience that the butchers in the Market were given to that kind of thing.  It had been a lesson to the accused, and should cause him  to forego such joking in the future. —The prisoner “It will be the last.

Vincett Family