Charlestown, St Paul

Chancel south 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
Beer & Driffield
Main subject
IHS symbol inside interlocked triangles in decorative grisaille patterns with borders
Subject type
Friends, brother officers and men of the 4th DCVA
Major William Tonkin Banks, 4th DCVA, former manager of the port and estate of Charlestown, died , aged 34
  1. Death of dedicatee, Western Morning News p 1
  2. Insertion, maker, dedicatee Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5 (gives donors), Western Morning News p 3, Cornish Telegraph p 2, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 6, Launceston Weekly News p 4.
  3. One of three inserted at the same time by the same donors in memory of the same dedicatee, the other two being Chancel south 1 and Chancel north.
  4. Similar border style to Truro, Treliske House, Main stairs

The IHS inscription may signify either the Latin Iesus Hominem Salvator (Jesus the Saviour of the World) or the first three letters of the name Jesus in Greek. The interlocked triangles are a symbol of the Holy Trinity.