Davidstow, St David

South aisle east

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
5
Maker
O’Connor, Michael & Taylor, William George, designed by Michael Williams
Main subject
Journey to heaven, pathway to heaven: “The Dying Christian”
Donor
Michael Williams, lay rector, brother of dedicatee.
Dedicatee
Mrs Catherine Anne Hornby-Buller, youngest daughter of Sir William Williams, Bt, of Tregullow, wife of Lt Col James Hornby-Buller, died
Notes
  1. Death of dedicatee, Morning Post p 8.
  2. Church to be rebuilt and restored. Donor, maker of this window, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5
  3. Maker’s mark and dated
  4. Donor, dedicatee, Western Morning News p 2, Western Morning News p 4 (letter), Launceston Weekly News p 4, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 2.
  5. Donor, dedicatee Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegrams p 3, North Devon Journal p 3, Exeter and Plymouth Gazette p 2, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 8.
  6. Donor, dedicatee Kelly’s Directory p 856.
  7. Same dedicatee and maker as St Day, Holy Trinity (old church), North aisle east.

It is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom (Luke 12:32)

“The Dying Christian.” A dying woman is surrounded by her grieving family on earth, while in heaven angels prepare to receive her (an original design by the donor).

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Main scene

Second light detail

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Fourth light detail

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Right-hand light detail

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