Truro, Cathedral Church of St Mary

n8. North quire aisle north 6

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
1
Maker
Clayton & Bell
Main subject
St Alban : SS Pancras, Catherine : Alban before the Judge
Donor
Robert Harvey, DL, of Dundridge, Totnes, former member of choir of parish church of St Mary, Truro, former High Sheriff of Devon, son of dedicatee, and the dedicatee’s other surviving children.
Dedicatee
Samuel Harvey, husband of Emma Harvey (dedicatee of n7), travelling agent for the Royal Cornwall Gazette, Freemason, former churchwarden of parish church of St Mary, Truro, died (ten months after insertion of window).
Notes
  1. Death of Emma Harvey, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
  2. Insertion, maker, subjects, donor, dedicatee (Emma Harvey only), Western Morning News p 5, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 3 (mentions memorial brass to be placed on wall below window), Wells Journal p 5 (mentions Samuel Harvey as former churchwarden), Totnes Weekly Times p 5 (mentions Samuel Harvey as former churchwarden), Cornishman p 7.
  3. Window in the Cathedral, in memory of Mrs. Emma Harvey, given by Mr. Robert Harvey, D.L., dedicated by the Bishop, Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 158 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/9, D/E/4/5).
  4. Death of Samuel Harvey (husband of Emma Harvey), Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5 Cornubian and Redruth Times p 8. Window probably originally had one-line dedication to Emma Harvey, running across the bottom of both n7 and n8, which was then replaced by the present separate two-line dedications at the bottom of each window when Samuel Harvey died.
  5. Memorial brass below the window in memory of Samuel and Emma Harvey and seven of their children who died before the age of 30.
  6. Pair with n7.

Main scene: St Alban with St Pancras and St Catherine.

ALBANUS · CORAM · JUDICE (Albanus before the judge).

Predella: The trial of St Alban as a Roman soldier.