Marhamchurch, St Marwenna

North Chapel east

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
1870
Number of lights
3
Maker
Lavers, Barraud & Westlake
Main subject
Six Corporal Acts of Mercy (Matthew 25:35–36):
2a. I was a stranger, and ye took me in 2b. I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat 2c. Naked, and ye clothed me
1a. I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink 1b. I was in prison, and ye came unto me 1c. I was sick, and ye visited me
Tracery subject
A2. IHS and ΧΡϲ symbols
A3. Chi-rho (☧) symbol
Donor
Mary Marsh Kingdon, eldest daughter of dedicatees, died
Dedicatee
  1. Revd John Kingdon, rector of Marhamchurch, died (date in window is )
  2. Mary Kingdon, wife of Revd Kingdon, died
Design
LBW Acts of Mercy: Hungry (2b)
  1. 1876. Trull, All Saints, South aisle 4. 2a.
  2. 1880. Launceston, St Mary Magdalene, South aisle 2. 3a.
  3. 1881. Tysoe, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, [unknown location]. 1a.
LBW Acts of Mercy: Thirsty (1a)
  1. 1880. Launceston, St Mary Magdalene, South aisle 2. 3b.
  2. 1881. Tysoe, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, [unknown location]. 1b.
LBW Acts of Mercy: Stranger (2a)
  1. 1876. Trull, All Saints, South aisle 4. 2c.
  2. 1880. Launceston, St Mary Magdalene, South aisle 2. 3c.
  3. 1881. Tysoe, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, [unknown location]. 1c.
LBW Acts of Mercy: Naked (2c)
  1. 1876. Trull, All Saints, South aisle 4. 1a.
  2. 1880. Launceston, St Mary Magdalene, South aisle 2. 3d.
  3. 1881. Tysoe, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, [unknown location]. 2a.
LBW Acts of Mercy: Sick (1c)
  1. 1876. Trull, All Saints, South aisle 4. 1b.
  2. 1880. Launceston, St Mary Magdalene, South aisle 2. 2a.
  3. 1881. Tysoe, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, [unknown location]. 2b.
LBW Acts of Mercy: Prisoner (1b)
  1. 1876. Trull, All Saints, South aisle 4. 1c.
  2. 1880. Launceston, St Mary Magdalene, South aisle 2. 2d.
  3. 1881. Tysoe, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, [unknown location]. 2c.
Notes
  1. Death of Revd John Kingdon, St James’s Chronicle p 3, Oxford Journal p 3, Bucks Herald p 6,
  2. Death of Mary Kingdon (dedicatee), Western Times p 3 (no date given: lately).
  3. Death of Mary Marsh Kingdon (donor), Western Times p 5.
  4. Mary Marsh Kingdon (donor) is identified in the will of John Kingdon as his daughter.
  5. Manufacturer from similarity to Nave South 1 and same design as Launceston, South aisle 2.

To the memory of the Revd John Kingdon M A 50 years Curate and Rector of this Parish who died aged 75 years and of Mary his wife who died aged 75 years and whose bodies rest in the Church this window is erected in much love and affection by their eldest daughter Mary Marsh Kingdon

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