Brixham, St Mary the Virgin

e1. Chancel 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
Fouracre & Son
Main subject
The Church Triumphant:
2a. Abraham, Moses 2b. Blessed Virgin Mary, St John the Evangelist 2c. Christ in Majesty 2d. SS James the Greater, John the Baptist 2e. King David, Elijah
1a. SS Peter, Paul 1b. SS Alban, George 1c. Archangels Michael, Gabriel 1d. SS Stephen, Lawrence 1e. SS Jerome, Elizabeth of Hungary
Tracery subject
Angels playing musical instruments and in adoration
Subject type
Figurative historical
Children of dedicatee
Mrs Sarah Ball Hellyer, née Stooks, wife of Robert Hellyer, of Kirk Ella, East Yorkshire, died
  1. Death of dedicatee, Western Morning News p 1, Beverley and East Riding Recorder p 5, Beverley and East Riding Recorder p 5.
  2. Insertion, donors, dedicatee, Western Morning News p 8 (gives maker), Western Times p 3, Western Times p 6, Western Times p 10, Totnes Weekly Times p 3 (includes detailed description of subjects).
  3. Image of window.
  4. Similar to Trevail memorial window, Luxulyan Chancel east.
  5. May be replacement for earlier window donated by Revd Robert Holdsworth during restoration / extension in , West of England Conservative and Plymouth and Devonport Advertiser p 2, The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland, Vol I, p 383. London, Virtue & Co.
  6. Faculty petition may be in DEX/9/a/2/BrixhamStMary.
  7. Window 11 in Church guide.