Bodmin, St Petroc

South Chapel east

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
1886
Number of lights
6
Maker
Fouracre & Watson
Main subject
3a. Fortitude 3b. Patience 3c. Faith 3d. Hope 3e. Charity 3f. Purity
2a. Esther 2b. Anna the prophetess 2c. St Elizabeth 2d. Syrophoenician woman 2e. Dorcas 2f. Blessed Virgin Mary
1a. Esther before the King 1b. Presentation in the Temple 1c. Salution (Ann and the BVM) 1d. Woman beseeching Christ to cast out devil 1e. Comforting the sick 1f. Annunciation
Tracery subject
Crowned angel holding a reaping hook. Four angels bearing flowers.
Subject type
Figurative allegorical
Donor
Revd Walter Raleigh Gilbert of The Priory, husband of dedicatee.
Dedicatee
Clara Gilbert, née Williams, third daughter of John Michael Williams of Caerhays Castle and Pengreep, Gwennap, wife of donor, died .
Design
Anna the prophetess(2b. Anna the prophetess)
  1. 1886. Ashburton, St Andrew, South aisle 1. Left-hand light. Anna the prophetess.
Presentation in the Temple(1b. Presentation in the Temple)
  1. 1886. Ashburton, St Andrew, South aisle 1. Left-hand predella. Presentation in the Temple.
Queen Esther(2a. Queen Esther)
  1. 1886. Ashburton, St Andrew, South aisle 1. Second light. Queen Esther.
  2. 1897. Winsham, St Stephen, Nave south. Centre light. Queen Esther.
Esther before the king(1a. Esther before the king)
  1. 1886. Ashburton, St Andrew, South aisle 1. Second predella. Esther before the king.
Blessed Virgin Mary / Ruth(2f. Blessed Virgin Mary)
  1. 1886. Ashburton, St Andrew, South aisle 1. Third light. Blessed Virgin Mary.
  2. 1897. Winsham, St Stephen, Nave south. Right-hand light. Ruth.
Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary(1f. Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary)
  1. 1886. Ashburton, St Andrew, South aisle 1. Third predella. Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Dorcas(2e. Dorcas)
  1. 1886. Ashburton, St Andrew, South aisle 1. Right-hand light. Dorcas.
  2. 1893. Noss Mayo, St Peter, South aisle 2. Right-hand light. Dorcas (Charity).
Dorcas visiting the sick(1e. Dorcas visiting the sick)
  1. 1886. Ashburton, St Andrew, South aisle 1. Right-hand predella. Dorcas visiting the sick.
Syrophoenician woman(2d. Syrophoenician woman)
  1. 1893. Noss Mayo, St Peter, South aisle 2. Left-hand light. Syrophoenician woman (Hope).
Elizabeth(2c. Elizabeth)
  1. 1893. Noss Mayo, St Peter, South aisle 2. Centre light. Elisabeth (Faith).
Notes
  1. Death of John Michael Williams (father of dedicatee) , Cornishman p 5, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4.
  2. Funeral of John Michael Williams Royal Cornwall Gazette p 6.
  3. Marriage on of dedicatee and Revd Walter Raleigh Gilbert, chaplain of HM Royal Navy, of Rosemount, Ilfracombe, only son of Col WR Gilbert of the Priory, Bodmin. Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5, Lake’s Falmouth Packet and Cornwall Advertiser p 4.
  4. Death of dedicatee, Cornishman p 8, Cornubian and Redruth Times p 7.
  5. Fouracre preparing a handsome six-light window to be placed in Bodmin Church, Western Morning News p 5.
  6. Shortly to be inserted. Donor, manufacturer, dedicatee, Cornishman p 6, Manufacturer, subject, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4 citing Church in the West. The figures of Faith, Hope, Charity, Patience and Fortitude are all portraits of the dedicatee and her sisters.
  7. Dedicatee Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.

To the Glory of God and in loving memory of Clara, wife of Walter Raleigh Gilbert of The Priory and daughter of J. Michael Williams of Caerhays Castle. Born Married Died

Tracery

3a: Fortitude, 3b: Patience, 3c: Faith.

3c: Faith, 3d: Hope, 3e: Charity.

2a: Esther, 2b: Anna, 2c: St Elizabeth.

2d: Syrophoenician Woman, 2e: Dorcas, 2f: Blessed Virgin Mary

1a: Esther before the King, 1b: Presentation in the Temple.

1c: Ann and Blessed Virgin Mary, 1d: Woman beseeching Christ to cast out devil.

1e: Comforting the sick, 1f: Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary.