Truro, St George the Martyr

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
Moring, Thomas, of High Holborn, London
Main subject
Description of the dedicatee’s works on decorative panels above and below his arms.
Family of the incumbent (and dedicatee)
Revd Peter Elwyn Wrench, STB, vicar of St George the Martyr , died
  1. Description of vicarage, reprinted from Building News, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 6 appeal for funds.
  2. Insertion, donor, dedicatee, maker, subject, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4.
  3. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol II p 332. William Lake, Truro, .
  4. Resignation of Revd Wrench on , having left Truro in , Cornishman p 7, Cornish Telegraph p 5.
  5. Death of Revd PE Wrench, aged 75, London Evening Standard p 1, Cornishman p 5, West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser p 11 (also short obituary in column 2).
  6. Window re-leaded in, or shortly before, .

P.E. Wrench, S.T.B. Fundator Ecclesia, ; Scholæ Paroch. ; Personæ Domus, . Laus Deo (PE Wrench, STB, builder of the Church, , Sunday School, , Vicarage, . Glory be to God)

The upper part of the window

The arms of Wrench of Haddenham, Cambs, are gules three crosses crosslet in bend or (Burke, Bernard, The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, p 1138. , London, Harrison & Sons). The motto may be Ducas non cogas (You should lead, not force).

The lower part of the window

T. Moring London

The mark of the maker, Thomas Moring of London, in the bottom right-hand corner of the window.