Launceston, St Mary Magdalene

s6. South aisle 1

Entries in grey are not obtained from documentary evidence, but are inferred from content, context, etc.

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
Not known
Main subject
Geometrical patterns
Tracery subject
Three angels with ihs
B1. Angel holding IHS symbol
A1, A2. Angels
Subject type
William Thorne, son of dedicatee
William Thorne of Launceston, died , aged 61
  1. Western Morning News p 2 Royal Cornwall Gazette p 7, Launceston Weekly News p 8. Similar article in all three papers, which states Since the restoration of this church in , six memorial windows have been put in by the families of Thorne [ South aisle 1 ], Rowe [ North aisle east ], Cudlipp [ South Chapel east ], Spettigue [ Chancel east ], Lethbridge [ South aisle 3 ], and Ching [ South aisle 4 ]
  2. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol III p 71. William Lake, Truro, .
  3. Insertion from inscription
  4. Toy, HS, The Parish Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Launceston, p 25. Gloucester, Parochial Church Council, .

In Memory of William Thorne of this Town, who departed this life . Aged 61 years

So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto Wisdom. Psalm 90th, Ver 12th (Psalms 90:12)

Blessed are they that dwell in Thy house, they will be still praising Thee. Psalm 84th, Ver 4th (Psalms 84:4)

This Memorial Window erected by William Thorne, son of the forementioned. .