St Stephen-by-Saltash, St Stephen

North aisle 2

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Date of manufacture and insertion
1908
Number of lights
4
Maker
Fouracre & Son
Main subject
Sower : Harvest at Bethshemesh : Ruth
Tracery subject
Bible and two angels with trumpets, depicting the spread of the Gospel throughout the world
Subject type
Narrative
Dedicatee
Alderman George Adams, died and his wife Catherine Elizabeth Dyer Adams, died .
Design
Sower, from the Parable of the Sower (Left-hand light. Sower)
  1. 1912. South Hill, St Sampson, North transept north (Manaton Chapel). Left-hand predella. Sower.
  2. 1913. Landulph, St Leonard and St Dilpe, South Chapel east. Left-hand predella. Sower.
Harvest at Beth-Shemesh (Second light. Harvest at Beth-Shemesh)
  1. 1912. South Hill, St Sampson, North transept north (Manaton Chapel). Centre predella. Harvest at Beth-Shemesh.
  2. 1913. Landulph, St Leonard and St Dilpe, South Chapel east. Centre predella. Harvest at Beth-Shemesh.
Ruth (Right-hand light. Ruth)
  1. 1912. South Hill, St Sampson, North transept north (Manaton Chapel). Right-hand predella. Ruth.
  2. 1913. Landulph, St Leonard and St Dilpe, South Chapel east. Right-hand predella. Ruth.
Notes
  1. Death of Catherine Elizabeth Dyer Adams Cornishman p 5.
  2. Death of George Adams Cornishman p 5.
  3. Truro Diocesan Faculty 21/11/08 (the day before the window was unveiled!).
  4. Insertion, unveiled , dedicatee, Western Morning News p 4 (short notice) Western Morning News p 4 (includes maker, detailed description of subjects), West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser p 4, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4.
  5. Maker, dedicatee, subjects, Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 165 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/14, D/E/4/7).

To the Glory of God and in memory of George Adams, J.P., of Home Park, Saltash, third son of Thomas and Tebitha Knill Adams of Laneast and Badharlisk, Egloskerry. Born ; died , aged 84 years. Also of Catherine Elizabeth Dyer, his wife, born ; married ; died , in her 45th year.

A sower went forth to sow (Matthew 13:3).

They of Beth-Shemesh were reaping their wheat harvest in the valley ( 6:13).

So she gleaned in the field until even (Ruth 2:17).

  1. Left-hand light: the parable of the sower.
  2. Inner two lights: the harvest at Bethshemesh.
  3. Right-hand light: Ruth.

Main scenes. Photograph copyright © www.asnapintime.co.uk, used with permission of Ryan Smith.

Left-hand light: the sower, detail. Photograph copyright © www.asnapintime.co.uk, used with permission of Ryan Smith.

Second light: Beth-Shemesh, detail. Photograph copyright © www.asnapintime.co.uk, used with permission of Ryan Smith.

Third light: Beth-Shemesh, detail. Photograph copyright © www.asnapintime.co.uk, used with permission of Ryan Smith.

Right-hand light: Ruth, detail. Photograph copyright © www.asnapintime.co.uk, used with permission of Ryan Smith.

St Stephen by Saltash North aisle 2, left-hand light.

The sower, for comparison.

Photographs copyright © www.asnapintime.co.uk, used with permission of Ryan Smith.