Kenwyn, St Keyne or St Cuby

Chancel north 3

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

Date of manufacture and 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.