Bodmin, St Petroc

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
Clayton & Bell
Main subject
2a. St George 2b. St Germanus of Auxerre 2c. St Mawes 2d. St Alban
1a. St George slays the dragon 1b. St Germanus preaches 1c. St Mawes teaches children 1d. The martyrdom of St Alban
Tracery subject
A1. Probably emblem of St Michael, surmounting sword
A2. Probably arms of dedicatee, surmounting sword
B1. Arms of Duchy of Cornwall
Officers, NCOs and men of the Regiment
Colonel Henry Sparke Stabb, 1st Battalion the DCLI, died at Pietermaritzburg
  1. Marriage of Thomas Stabb of Ilfacombe to Mary Wilking [sic] of Shaldon (aka St Nicholas), Devon, (parents of dedicatee) on on Tinstaafl Transcripts.
  2. Death of Mary Stabb, née Wilkins, mother of dedicatee on , Exeter and Plymouth Gazette p 5, Morning Post p 7, North Devon Journal p 8.
  3. Death of dedicatee, Morning Post p 5
  4. Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 160 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/6, D/E/4/3, TCM/1257/3) Painted Window, in memory of Col. Stabb, put in by his brother officers.
  5. Maker, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4 refers to article by Revd W Iago on the window in the Parish Magazine. Another article intended for following issue.
  6. Kelly’s Directory p 1038 mentions two windows (this one and South aisle 2) erected in in memory of the officers and men of the DCLI who fell in the Zulu and Egyptian campaigns of and
  7. Same style as South aisle 2, South aisle 3.

In memory of Colonel Henry Sparke Stabb who served for thirty years in the 32nd Light Infantry now the 1st Battalion the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry which he commanded from to and whilst commanding the troops at Natal died at Pietermaritzburg on the from the effects of his devotion to duty in the suppression of the Zulu Rebellion of that year. Erected by the Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and men who have served in the Regiment


A1. Probably the emblem of St Michael, surmounting a sword
A2. Arms of Wilkins impaled with Smith, surmounting a sword. The dedicatee’s mother was Mary Wilkin(s), so these are probably his arms, inherited through his mother’s family. The arms of Wilkins of Frocester, Glos, are erminois on a bend azure cotised sable three martlets argent on a canton or a rose gules (Burke, Bernard, The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, p 1111. , London, Harrison & Sons) The arms of Smith of Cockermouth, co Cumberland, are sable on a fess engrailed or, between three squirrels sejant argent each holding a marigold slipped proper, as many roundels barry of six argent and azure (Burke , op. cit., p 936, Grazebrook, H Sydney, The Heraldry of Smith p 58 and Plate ⅩⅥ No. 3, London, John Russell Smith, )
B1. Arms of the Duchy of Cornwall: sable fifteen bezants, five, four, three, two and one (Burke , op. cit., p 230).

S George S Germain Bp S Mawes S Alban

Main panels

1a. St George slays the dragon

1b. St Germanus, dressed as a bishop, preaches.

1c. St Mawes teaches children.

1d. The martyrdom of St Alban