Charlestown, St Paul

s7. South aisle 2

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
Heaton, Butler & Bayne
Main subject
2. Hope
1. Arms of Hext impaled with Yeatman.
Subject type
Figurative allegorical
Thomas Hext, JP, DL, of Trenarren, St Austell, died , aged 75
  1. Marriage on of Thomas Hext of Restormel Park and Trenarren, Cornwall, and Rhoda Charlton Yeatman, third daughter of Revd Henry “Harry” Farr Yeatman of Stock House, Dorset. Salisbury and Winchester Journal p 4.
  2. Death of dedicatee, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5, Cornishman p 7.
  3. CinC 9/1881, 144
  4. Insertion, dedicatee, subject, Cornish Telegraph p 6.

In memoriam suavissimam Thomæ Hext mortui (To the sweetest memory of Thomas Hext died )

Hope, holding an anchor

The arms and crest of the dedicatee, Thomas Hext, impaled with those of the father of his wife, Rhoda Charlton Hext, née Yeatman.

The arms of Hext of Trenarren are or, a tower triple-towered between three battle axes sable, and the crest is on a tower sable a demi-lion rampant or holding in the dexter paw a battle axe of the first (Burke, Bernard, The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, p 486. , London, Harrison & Sons). The arms of Yeatman are per pale argent and sable on a fess dovetailed or, between two gates in chief and a goat’s head erased in base counterchanged, three boars’ heads erased gules (Burke , op. cit., p 1148).