Truro, St John the Evangelist

South gallery 2

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
1886
Number of lights
3
Maker
Heaton, Butler & Bayne
Main subject
  1. Water from the rock
  2. Moses
  3. Burning bush
Donor
“Parishioners and friends”
Dedicatee
Revd Canon James Henry Moore and his wife, on leaving to become rector of St Mary’s, Truro
Notes
  1. Presentation to Canon Moore, intention to insert new window by Easter, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4.
  2. Park, Jo. The Church of St John the Evangelist, Truro, p 16. .

Moses dux et praeceptor. Verbum domini permanet in cœlo (Moses leader and teacher. For ever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven) (Psalms 119:89).

Dedicated by the parishioners & congregation of St Johns to the glory of God as a thank offering for four years of earnest labour spent by the Revd. James Henry Moore as vicar of this parish & for the loving co-operation of Helen his wife whose joint beneficence greatly assisted in improving & beautifying this church

Moses is shown in the centre light. On the left is water coming out of a rock (Exodus 17:6) and on the right is the burning bush (Exodus 3:2).