Truro, Cathedral Church of St Mary

s4. South quire aisle 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
Clayton & Bell
Main subject
St James the Less: SS Matthew and Thomas : SS James, Peter and John greeting Paul and Barnabas
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 s3.

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

Sanctus Mattheus, Sanctus Jacobus Minor, Sanctus Thomas.

St James the Lesser, standing, in Episcopal robes as the first Bishop of Jerusalem. He is holding a bible in one hand and in the other a fuller’s staff, the traditional instrument of his martyrdom. St Matthew holds a bible in his right hand and a scroll, written in (a depiction of) Hebrew in his left hand. St Thomas holds a spear, the instrument of his martyrdom in India.

Narrabat per singula quae Deus fecisset in gentibus (He declared particularly what things God had wrought among the Gentiles) (Acts 21:19).

SS James the Lesser, Peter and John receive St Paul and St Barnabas at the Council of Jerusalem.