Newlyn, St Peter
GPS coordinates: (50.107512, -5.551694)
Notes on the church
- Foundation stone to be laid on announced in Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5
- Foundation laid on Royal Cornwall Gazette p 8.
- Opened on Cornish Telegraph p 2, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4. Architect was Mr James Perrow of Penzance.
- Consecrated Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
- Proposed to insert window in memory of Revd J Keble Royal Cornwall Gazette p 8.
- Kelly’s Directory p 824:
There is a stained window in the chancel.
- Kelly’s Directory p 966. Mentions window in chancel in memory of Revd James Jenkins Keigwin and his wife Anne, but this also appears in St Newlyn East, to which it refers.
- Foundation stone of new aisle in memory of Revd Field-Richards, died 1879, (brother of HC Richards) laid , Cornishman p 7.
- Work on new aisle has begun; progress limited by weather. Cornishman p 6.
- New aisle fast approaching completion Cornish Telegraph p 5
- Opening on of new (north) aisle and transept in memory of Revd F Field-Richards Cornishman p 5, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 7.
- Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 155 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/4, D/E/4/2). Foundations of new aisle and transept laid.
- Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 156 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/4, D/E/4/2). Dedication of new aisle and transept.
- Kelly’s Directory p 1210.
- Kelly’s Directory p 229.
…the glass generally is the design of the late Mr. G.V. Ostrahan, who with his wife lived at Newlyn; for one or two windows, with the exception of the East window, have been carried out in the studios of St. Dunstan’s-hill in the city, by Messrs. Chator and SonRoyal Cornwall Gazette p 4. Confused and inaccurate article!
- Restored 1920 - Martin Travers (Brown, H Miles, What to look for in Cornish churches. Newton Abbot, David and Charles, )
The windows are listed starting from liturgical east and going round clockwise, looking down on the building from above. Insertion dates are given when a window has been replaced.