Truro, Cathedral Church of St Mary

s3. South quire aisle south 1

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
Clayton & Bell
Main subject
St Peter : SS James the Great and Mark : Christ’s charge to St Peter.
Mrs TS Bolitho, widow of dedicatee.
Thomas Simon Bolitho of Trengwainton, Penzance, died .
  1. Death of dedicatee, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
  2. Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4 (short announcement), Western Morning News p 5. Insertion, donor, dedicatee, subjects Cornish Telegraph p 4, Cornishman p 6, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4.
  3. Stained Glass Window, given by Mrs. T.S. Bolitho, in memory of her husband, erected in the Retro-choir of the Cathedral. Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 168 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/6, D/E/4/3, TCM/1257/3).
  4. Pair with s4.

To the glory of God and in loving memory of Thomas Simon Bolitho of Trengwainton died aged 79.

Sanctus Jacobus Major, Sanctus Petrus, Sanctus Marcus.

St Peter, standing, holds the keys of Heaven. St James the Greater holds a pilgrim’s staff and has a scallop shell, a traditional symbol of pilgrimage, in his hat. St Mark holds a copy of his gospel and a quill pen.

Domine tu omnia nosti, tu scis quia amo te (Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee) (John 21:17).

Christ gives Peter the keys to the kingdom of Heaven. On the left is the youthful St John.