Truro, Parish Church of St Mary

Chancel east

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
1845
Number of lights
5
Maker
Warrington, William
Main subject
SS Philip : John the Evangelist ; God the Father : James the Less : Simon the Zealot. Elaborate canopy above with John the Baptist centre, flanked by SS Peter and Paul and twelve praying angels.
Notes
  1. Desire to use funds raised for improvements for stained glass window over altar Royal Cornwall Gazette p 2.
  2. Maker, insertion, subjects Royal Cornwall Gazette p 2.
  3. Revd WW Harvey published a book of his sermons partly to help raise funds for the improvement of St Mary’s, including The filling two large eastern windows of the church with stained glass, having suitable subjects, Discourses preached in the parish church of St. Mary’s, Truro, Heard, Truro, 1846.
  4. The Ecclesiologist No Ⅴ, September 1845, p 241. Chancel east and South aisle east, both by Warrington, inserted.
  5. Royal Cornwall Gazette p 3 Two very large East Windows of stained glass [Chancel east and South aisle east] have been put in, with a mortuary window [SMs3] in the aisle; and three other windows of stained glass [two of which are probably SMs4, and SMs5] are in preparation.
  6. The Ecclesiologist, No ⅬⅩⅩⅡ, June 1849, p 401. .Within the last few years five windows of stained glass have been inserted.
  7. The Ecclesiologist, No ⅬⅩⅩⅩⅢ April 1851, p 156. During the last few years, eight windows of painted glass by Mr. Warrington, have been put up in this church, at three several times. These were:
    1845 Chancel east, South aisle east.
    1846 SMs3,
    1847 SMs4, SMs5.
    1850 SMs2, SMs6, SMs7.
  8. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol Ⅳ p 253. William Lake, Truro, .
  9. TDF 19/5/1892 and CintW 17/11/1892 - from St Mary, Truro.
  10. Donated to St Paul, Chacewater by Chapter of Truro Cathedral
  11. Inserted in Chancel east, St Paul, Chacewater, 1892 by Solomon of Truro.