Kenwyn, St Keyne or St Cuby

South transept west

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

Date of manufacture
Date of insertion
Number of lights
Lavers & Barraud
Main subject
Entry into Jerusalem (dedicatee died on Palm Sunday).
Mrs Jane Tweedy, widow of dedicatee, died .
William Mansel Tweedy, banker and chairman of the Cornwall Railway, died Palm Sunday .
  1. Death of dedicatee, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 8.
  2. Originally inserted in Chancel north 3.
  3. Insertion, donor, dedicatee, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4, maker, Western Daily Mercury p 4 (mentions moving Cornish window to organ transept).
  4. Maker West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser p 5.
  5. P98/2/18/5 Receipt (undated) from Lavers & Barraud, Endell Street, Bloomsbury WC for £7/12/0. Ask your churchwardens to send us the above, as it has been long unpaid. Probably refers to this window.
  6. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol Ⅱ p 327. William Lake, Truro, .
  7. Death of donor, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5, Cornish Telegraph p 5.
  8. Moved to South transept west in when organ chamber was built on north side of chancel Gill, AW, Kenwyn Church Truro. The New Organ Chamber and Re-Construction of the Organ with some records of the Church and Parish of Kenwyn. Truro, AW Jordan, .

Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord. Peace in heaven & glory in the highest (Luke 19:38)

To the glory of God and in memory of William Mansel Tweedy of Alverton Truro died

The three lights show the events of Palm Sunday:

  1. Left-hand light: groups of figures accompanying Christ and carrying palm branches.
  2. Centre light: Christ seated on an ass.
  3. Right-hand light: groups of figures accompanying Christ and spreading their garments in the way.

The top of the centre light.

Bottom of centre light: a dexter arm in armour embowed holding a dagger. Possibly the crest of the donor of the window (the widow of the dedicatee) (Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4)?

Bottom of left-hand light: crown and palms.

Detail: bottom of right-hand light: crown and palms.