St Day, Holy Trinity (old church)

E3. Chancel apse southeast

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
O’Connor, Michael
Main subject
2a. St Luke 2b. St John the Evangelist
1. The angel addresses the holy women at the empty tomb
Subject type
Figurative historical
Caroline, Dowager Lady Williams of Tregullow, widow of dedicatee
Sir William Williams, Bt, of Tregullow, died
  1. Death of dedicatee, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4.
  2. Insertion in progress, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
  3. Insertion, donor, dedicatee, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5 (gives subjects, mentions window in memory of same dedicatee at Gwennap, Chancel east).
  4. Kelly’s Directory p 738, the eastern apse … having three handsome painted windows in memory of Sir William Williams, bart., of Tregullow
  5. Kelly’s Directory p 856, there are three stained windows in the apse, one of which is a memorial to the late Sir William Williams bart. of Tregullow and another a memorial to Mrs. Buller
  6. Same dedicatee and maker as Davidstow, St David, Chancel east.
  7. Some fragments still in situ.

The three windows in the apse. E3, on the right, shows left (E3 2a) St Luke and right (E3 2b) St John. St Luke holds a banner on which is written There was in the days of Herod … (Luke 1:5) referring to Zacharias and his wife Elizabeth, the parents of John the Baptist. St John probably holds a banner with a quotation from his gospel.

Copy photograph from St Day Old Church CIC. The original is thought to have been taken before .

Exterior view of remaining fragments.