Truro, St Paul

Vestry south 2

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
1884
Number of lights
2
Maker
Lavers, Barraud & Westlake
Main subject
Christ in the carpenter’s shop
Tracery subject
One scroll bearing angel
Dedicatee
  1. Mary Libby
  2. Elizabeth McWilliam, daughter of Mary Libby, died aged 76.
Notes
  1. Marriage of James MacWilliam and Elizabeth Libby at St Mary’s Church, Truro, Transcript, CRO Ref P236/1/18
  2. Death of Elizabeth McWilliam, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
  3. Insertion=consecration of chancel, , Royal Cornwall Gazette p 8.
  4. Death of Jane Libby, younger sister of Elizabeth McWilliam, , Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5, Cornishman p 5.
  5. Manufacturer from similarity to Chancel east.

In grateful recognition of God’s Providence and in loving memory of Mary Libby and Elizabeth McWilliam her daughter.

Christ in the carpenter’s shop with Joseph and the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Et mater eius conservabat omnia verba haec in corde suo (But his mother kept all these sayings in her heart) (Luke 2:51).

Tracery. An angel holding a scroll