South Hill, St Sampson

Chancel east

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
1859
Number of lights
3
Maker
Not known
Main subject
Crucifixion with BVM and St John the Evangelist, set in diaper oak leaves.
Tracery subject
Agnus Dei : Pelican : SS Peter and Paul.
Donor
Mrs Emily Elizabeth Thornton, née Rice, sister of Revd Horatio Morgan Rice, rector of Callington with South Hill , widow of dedicatee.
Dedicatee
Rear Admiral Samuel Thornton, died , fell overboard from Peninsular and Oriental steam packet Ripon on passage from Malta to England.
Notes
  1. Death of dedicatee, Globe p 4.
  2. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol Ⅳ p 156. William Lake, Truro, .
  3. Kelly’s Directory p 864
  4. Insertion=deathdate