Launceston, St Mary Magdalene

South aisle 5

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
1883
Number of lights
4
Maker
Lavers, Barraud & Westlake, designed by Edmund Sedding
Main subject
2a, 2b. Baptism of Christ in the river Jordan 2c, 2d. Suffer little children
1a. Plant 1b. Plant 1c. Plant 1d. Plant
Tracery subject
B1. Three seraphim
A1, A2. Seraph
Subject type
Narrative
Donor
Those who have been baptized here and other friends
Dedicatee
Sir Henry Trecarrel (Mayor in and founder of church in 16th century)
Notes
  1. Donations sought for Baptism window. Is this it? Launceston Weekly News p 4, Launceston Weekly News p 4.
  2. Window originally proposed in . Design by Edmund Sedding. Cost over £100, £25 collected. The design has been neatly framed, and hangs just inside the church door. Cornish & Devon Post p 5.
  3. Maker, insertion, dedicatee, Western Daily Mercury p 3. Location given as first in order in the southern aisle, adjoining the main entrance. Western Daily Mercury p 5 (consecration), Royal Cornwall Gazette p 6.
  4. Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 154. Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/3, D/E/4/2) (no date given, probably late or ). New Painted Window (designed by Seddon [sic] erected in North [sic] Aisle: subject–The Baptism of our LORD.
  5. Toy, HS, The Parish Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Launceston, p 31. Gloucester, Parochial Church Council, .
  6. Style similar to the LB&W in South aisle 2.

To the glory of God and in pious memory of Sir Henry Trecarrel Knight by whose munificence this Church was rebuilt . This window is erected by those who have been baptized here and other friends

1a. Unidentfied plant with blue flowers.

1b. Pomegranate?

1c. Unidentfied plant.

1d. Unidentfied plant.