Robert Hichens

Born
Died
aged 82
Parents
William Hichens
Margaret Jope
Marriage
  1. Jane Snaith,
    1. Jane Hichens, b c , d
    2. William Hichens, b c , d
    3. Margaret Jope Hichens, b , d
    4. Robert Snaith Hichens, b c , d
    5. Thomas Sikes Hichens, b c , d
    6. Frederick Harrison Hichens, b c , d
Arms of Hichens
Arms of Hichens
Blazon
Argent a cross patonce quarterly gules and azure, between four lions’ heads erased sable, langued of the second.
Sources
  1. Vivian, JL (ed). The Visitations of Cornwall. p 214. , Exeter, William Pollard & Co.
  2. Burke, Bernard, The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, p 494. , London, Harrison & Sons.
  3. Burke , op. cit., p 487.
Acknowledgement
Lion’s head erased from Elisabeth stilton.
Pedigree
Pedigree of Hichens
Donor
St Ives, St Ia the Virgin
  1. Lady Chapel east, , Plain diapered quarries.
  2. South aisle east, , three lights,
    a. Winged bull—symbol of St Luke
    b. Behold, I stand at the door, and knock
    c. Eagle—symbol of St John the Evangelist
    All three lights set in decorated (flower) grisaille
  3. North aisle east, , three lights,
    a. Angel—symbol of St Matthew
    b. Christ walks on water: It is I; be not afraid (Matthew 14:27, John 6:20)
    c. Winged lion—symbol of St Mark
  4. Lady Chapel south 1, , three lights,
    a. Dove of the Holy Spirit above baptismal font
    b. The conversion of Saul
    c. Communion chalice and host
    All three lights set in decorated diaper patterns
  5. Tower west, , three lights, Peter raises Dorcas from the dead:
    4. Offertory Sentences on looking after the poor and sick from the service of Holy Communion
    3a. Tabitha (Dorcas) gives clothes to the poor 3b. Tabitha (Dorcas) on her deathbed 3c. Two messengers ask Peter to come to Joppa
    2a. Peter sends away the weeping women 2b. Tabitha (Dorcas) is raised from the dead by Peter’s prayer 2c. Peter presents Tabitha (Dorcas) alive
    1. Offertory Sentences on looking after the poor and sick from the service of Holy Communion
Notes
  1. Baptism at Illogan, Cornwall OPC Baptisms.
  2. Marriage at St John’s, Hackney, of Robert Hichens of Peckham to Jane, second daughter of the late Westgarth Snaith, New Times (London) p 4, Sunday News p 8.
  3. Portrait of Robert Hichens in the National Portrait Gallery.
  4. Death, Morning Post p 8, London City Press p 5.
  5. Crisp, Frederick Arthur, ed. Visitation of England and Wales, vol XXI p 20. Privately printed,
  6. Howard and Crisp , op. cit.vol XXI p 20. Gives dates of birth, baptism, marriage, death, burial. Buried in Camberwell Borough Cemetery, East Dulwich.
  7. Pedigree of Hichens family of St Ives, Gore, David. A Cornish Inheritance: The Harveys of Chacewater, p 53 , The Red House, Lower Basildon, Berkshire.