St Ives, St Ia the Virgin

Tower west

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
Powell, James of Whitefriars
Main subject
Scenes from the life of Dorcas
Tracery subject
Faith, Hope and Charity
Robert Hichens, brother of dedicatee
Mary Hichens, sister of donor. Elizabeth Scott, née Hichens, widow of Lt JW Scott, RN.
  1. Donor, dedicatee. Orders have been given for its [the window’s] completion. Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4.
  2. Brief mention of new window in tower, and donor, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 8.
  3. Contributions of late Robert Hichens to church (including this window) Royal Cornwall Gazette p 6.
  4. Pevsner 1970 : 180 - “from the designs of Mr. Poynter” : confirmed Cliff, Powell.wdb. and Vict. Soc Annual 1996 : 28.
  5. Maker (designed by EJ Poynter) from Powell Archive No number/163.
  6. Window designed by Sir Edward Poynter (gives subject as Transfiguration) Cornishman p 5.

Scenes from the life of Dorcas