Davidstow, St David

North aisle 3

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
1876
Number of lights
3
Maker
Fouracre & Watson
Main subject
Suffer little children
Tracery subject
The four evangelists and their symbols:
A1. St Matthew, Angel—symbol of St Matthew
A2. St Mark, Winged lion—symbol of St Mark
A3. St Luke, Winged bull—symbol of St Luke
A4. St John the Evangelist, Eagle—symbol of St John the Evangelist
Subject type
Narrative
Donor
Mrs Susanna Pearce, née Marshall, (wife of William Fillis Pearce), daughter of dedicatee.
Dedicatee
Revd Lewis Marshall, former vicar of Davidstow, father of donor.
Design
Suffer little children (earlier design) (Three lights)
  1. 1882. Plympton, St Maurice, [unknown location]. Three lights.
Notes
  1. Donor, dedicatee, Western Morning News p 2, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 2.
  2. Donor (Mrs. Fillis Pearce), dedicatee, maker, insertion Western Morning News p 4 (letter), Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegrams p 3, North Devon Journal p 3, Exeter and Plymouth Gazette p 2, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 8.
  3. Manufacturer Royal Cornwall Gazette p 7.
  4. Kelly’s Directory p 856.

In memory of Lewis Marshall for 36 years vicar of Davidstowe this window is erected by his daughter Susanna Pearce …

North aisle 3. Suffer little children.

North aisle 3. Main lights. Photograph copyright © www.cornish-churches.co.uk, used with permission of Ryan Smith.

North aisle 3. The three main scenes. Photograph copyright © www.cornish-churches.co.uk, used with permission of Ryan Smith.

North aisle 3 detail. Photograph copyright © www.cornish-churches.co.uk, used with permission of Ryan Smith.

North aisle 3 detail. Photograph copyright © www.cornish-churches.co.uk, used with permission of Ryan Smith.

North aisle 3 detail. Photograph copyright © www.cornish-churches.co.uk, used with permission of Ryan Smith.