Tavistock, St Eustachius

North 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
Morris, William & Co
Main subject
3a. St Matthew 3b. St Mark 3c. St Paul 3d. St Luke 3e. St John the Evangelist
2a. Isaiah 2b. Ezekiel 2c. Moses 2d. Daniel 2e. Jeremiah
1a. Adoration of the Christ-child by Mary and Joseph 1b. Joseph with Jesus and Mary in his carpenter’s workshop 1c. Christ with the doctors in the temple 1d. Baptism of Christ in the river Jordan 1e. Suffer little children
Tracery subject
Angels playing musical instruments
Subject type
Figurative historical
Donor
Reginald Butler Edgcumbe Gill, son of dedicatee, died
Dedicatee
John Hornbrook Gill of Bickham Park, Tavistock, son of John Gill of Ferrum Hill, Tavistock, High Sheriff of Cornwall, , died
Design
BJ 18 (3a)
  1. . Cambridge, Jesus College Chapel, South transept east 1. 2b.
  2. . Stratton, St Andrew, Chancel east. 2a.
BJ 146 (3b)
  1. . Cambridge, Jesus College Chapel, South transept west 1. 2b.
  2. . Stratton, St Andrew, Chancel east. 2b.
BJ 17 (3d)
  1. . Cambridge, Jesus College Chapel, South transept east 2. 2b.
  2. . Stratton, St Andrew, Chancel east. 2c.
BJ 19 (3e)
  1. . Cambridge, Jesus College Chapel, South transept west 2. 2b.
  2. . Stratton, St Andrew, Chancel east. 2d.
Notes
  1. Marriage of Reginald Butler Edgcumbe Gill (donor) to Alice Mary Morris, daughter of late William Morris of Woodford Hall, Essex, (sister of maker) on , Bury and Norwich Post p 7, Tavistock Gazette p 5.
  2. Death of dedicatee, Western Daily Mercury p 4, Tavistock Gazette p 5
  3. Intention to insert window, Tavistock Gazette p 5, Western Times p 6
  4. Insertion in progress; maker’s surname given as Thomas, Tavistock Gazette p 5
  5. Corrected name of maker: Tavistock Gazette p 5, Same donor to erect window at Lamerton by same maker in memory of his mother (maybe part of design?). Western Morning News p 3. Lamerton church destroyed by fire shortly after insertion of window Tavistock Gazette p 5
  6. Death of donor, London Evening Standard p 1, Tavistock Gazette p 5. Confirms that donor’s wife was maker’s sister.
  7. Image of window, including plaque at bottom left.

Whole window

Tracery

s·matthew

3a. Above St Matthew is his symbol, an angel.

s·mark

3b. Above St Mark is his symbol, a winged lion.

s·paul

3c. Above St Paul is a scroll on which is probably written (uncertain because of deterioration) love is the fulfilling of the law (Romans 13:10).

s·luke

3d. Above St Luke is his symbol, a winged bull.

s·john

3e. Above St John the Evangelist is his symbol, an eagle.

isaiah

2a. Above Isaiah is a scroll on which is written behold thy salvation cometh (Isaiah 62:11).

ezekiel

2b. Above Ezekiel is a scroll on which is written the days are at hand (Ezekiel 12:23).

moses

2c. Above Moses is a scroll on which is written keeping mercy for thousands (Exodus 34:7).

daniel

2d. Above Daniel is a scroll on which is written his kingdom [that which] shall not be destroyed (Daniel 7:14).

jeremiah

2e. Above Jeremiah is a scroll on which is written i see a rod of an almond tree (Jeremiah 1:11).

himself took our infirmities (Matthew 8:17).

1a. The Nativity.

being found in fashion as a man he humbled himself (Philippians 2:8).

1b. Jesus in his father’s workshop.

all [that heard him] were astonished at his understanding (Luke 2:47).

1c. Jesus in the temple.

this is my beloved son in whom i am well pleased. (Matthew 3:17).

1d. The baptism of Jesus.

he shall gather the lambs with his arm[s] (Isaiah 40:11).

1e. Suffer little children.

Tavistock, 3a

3a. St Matthew, comparison image.

Tavistock, 3b

3b. St Mark, comparison image.

Tavistock, 3d

3d. St Luke, comparison image.

Tavistock, 3e

3e. St John, comparison image.