Fowey, St Fimbarrus

Tower west

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
4
Maker
Heaton, Butler & Bayne
Main subject
Two scenes of Christ preaching from a boat (two lights for each) : above Nativity : Presentation : Baptism : Suffer little children
Tracery subject
Agnus Dei : six angels holding inscribed scrolls
Subject type
Narrative
Donor
Mrs (& Mr) Stopford-Sackville of Point Neptune (Mrs Sackville was daughter of dedicatee).
Dedicatee
William Rashleigh of Menabilly and Point Neptune, MP for East Cornwall, died .
Notes
  1. Death of dedicatee Lake’s Falmouth Packet and Cornwall Advertiser p 1, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 8, Lake’s Falmouth Packet and Cornwall Advertiser p 1, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4.
  2. There is to be … a Rashleigh window … Cornish Telegraph p 4 West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser p 11.
  3. £2300 obtained or promised for restoration, of which £200 specifically for ‘west window’ (this one?), Western Morning News p 3.
  4. Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5 - inserted at restoration.
  5. Maker, subject Western Daily Mercury p 2.
  6. Kelly’s Directory p 1106.
  7. Themes of water and baptism. Inscriptions are Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters (Isaiah 55:1) and When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee (Isaiah 43:2)
  8. Mrs Edith Frances Stopford-Sackville, one of the donors of this window, was dedicatee of Truro Cathedral South nave aisle 3, donated by her husband.