St Merryn, St Merryn

Chancel east

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
1934
Number of lights
4
Maker
Wippell, J (designed by George Cooper-Abbs)
Main subject
Four archangels, BVM and child, and Christ in Majesty. Crucifixion and Resurrection. Saints :- Peter, John Paul; Malachi, JB and Isaiah; Agnes, Stephen, Alban; Marina, Francis, Patrick. Truro Cathedral in bottom left.
Tracery subject
Representation of the Eternal City in various Christian architectural styles. Two Sanctus angels and two with trumpets
Donor
Emilie Twist, widow of dedicatee
Dedicatee
William Charles Twist, secretary of imports and exports company in London, died in accident at Treyarnon Bay, aged 57.
Notes
  1. Death of dedicatee, Cornish Guardian p 6.
  2. Maker’s mark and dated - Geo. Cooper Abbs below Wippell rebus, 1934.
  3. Truro Diocesan Faculty petition dated , D/R/12/25 (Kresen Kernow), D/R/12/25 (National Archive), D/R/104/1–2, signed and dated drawing.
  4. Faculty granted for rebuilding portion of east-end wall, Cornish Guardian p 2.
  5. Insertion, donor, dedicatee, detailed description of subjects, Cornish Guardian p 11.
  6. Manufacturer, insertion, A directory of stained glass windows executed within the past twenty years , p 94. London, The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, , A directory of stained glass windows executed within the past twenty years , p 21. London, The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, .