Menheniot, St Lalluwy

n9. North aisle 4

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
Percy Bacon Bros, designed by GH Fellowes Prynne
Main subject
2a. King Alfred 2b. St Joseph 2c. St Thomas
1a. Scene from the life of King Alfred, possibly asking for God’s help at Athelney before the battle of Edington. 1b. Scene from the life of Jesus, possibly as a young man disputing with the elders in the temple. 1c. Unidentified scene from the life of Thomas.
Tracery subject
A1. Regimental badge of the Gurkha Regiment
A2. Angel in adoration
A3. Angel in adoration
A4. Unidentified badge or emblem, possibly related to the Gurkha Regiment.
Subject type
Figurative historical
  1. Ada Mary Congdon, mother of the dedicatee
  2. Albert William Congdon, brother of the dedicatee
Lt Joseph Clemens Congdon, 18th Gurkha Regiment, of Scawns, Menheniot, died in riding accident at Nagajanka, Assam, aged 25
  1. Death of dedicatee, Western Morning News p 5.
  2. Truro Diocesan Faculty petition , D/R/4/28, Truro Diocesan Faculty Designer GH Fellowes Prynne.
  3. Manufacturer from Some stained glass windows executed within the past twenty years , p 8. London, The British Society of Master Glass Painters, .
  4. Images of whole window and main lights.

To the Glory of God and in loving memory of Joseph Clemens Congdon, Lient 18th Gurkha Regt., who died at Nagajanka, Assam on aged 25 years, this window was placed here by his Mother, Ada Mary, and his Brother, Albert William Congdon