Tavistock, St Eustachius

s6. South aisle 1

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
Mayer of London and Munich
Main subject
Samuel speaks to the people at Gilgal
Subject type
Figurative historical
Public subscription (Gill Memorial Fund)
John Hornbrook Gill of Bickham Park, Tavistock, son of John Gill of Ferrum Hill, Tavistock, High Sheriff of Cornwall, , died
  1. Death of dedicatee, Western Daily Mercury p 4, Tavistock Gazette p 5
  2. Announcement of meeting on to decide the form of the memorial to the dedicatee, Tavistock Gazette p 4.
  3. Meeting on decided to obtain a portrait of dedicatee, to be hung in the Guildhall, and remainder (£275) of the Gill Memorial Fund should be used for a window in (the chancel of?) the church Western Times p 8, Tavistock Gazette p 5.
  4. Window shortly to be inserted in South aisle, Maker, description of subject, Tavistock Gazette p 4.
  5. Insertion completed . Western Morning News p 4.

whom have I defrauded whom have I oppressed or of whose hand have I received any bribe (Ⅰ Samuel 12:3)

Thou hast not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither hast thou taken ought of any man’s hand (Ⅰ Samuel 12:4)

The Lord is witness (Ⅰ Samuel 12:5)

In memory of John Hornbrook Gill 34 years a Magistrate in this town. By public subscription

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