Kilkhampton, St James the Great

Tower west

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

Listed in the Imperial War Museum’s Register of War Memorials, reference 90879.

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
Clayton & Bell
Main subject
3a. God’s commission
Joshua 1:9
3b. Gideon’s summons
Judges 6:34
3c. David, Saul, armour
Ⅰ Samuel 17:39
3d. Christ, Centurion
Matthew 8:5
2a. God’s captain
Joshua 5:13–14
2b. Gideon’s fleece
Judges 6:37
2c. David and Goliath
Ⅰ Samuel 17:45
2d. Cornelius’ vision
Acts 10:3
1a. Joshua, Jericho
Joshua 6:16
1b. Gideon’s battle
Judges 7:19
1c. David, water from well
Ⅱ Samuel 23:15–17
1d. Peter, Holy Spirit
Acts 10:44
Tracery subject
Two scroll-bearing angels
  1. Revd Arthur Christopher Thynne, rector of Kilkhampton, brother of dedicatee
  2. Gwenllian Elizabeth Fanny Isabel Thynne, née Kendall, wife of Revd AC Thynne
William Frederick Thynne, Captain 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade, died at Lucknow .
  1. Western Morning News p 2, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 6 gives maker, donor and insertion.
  2. The Civil Engineer and Architect’s Journal Vol 23 p 287 (). W Kent & Co., London.
  3. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol Ⅱ p 366. William Lake, Truro, .
  4. War memorial window.
  5. Kelly’s Directory p 1146.
  6. An outstanding 19th century Empire war memorial window of Just Battle and reward.

To the Glory of God, and the memory of William-Frederick Thynne, Captain 2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade, who fell at Lucknow, . A.C. & G.E.F.J. Thynne,
(On a brass plaque below the window)

Tracery. Two angels, each holding a scroll on which is written Holy, holy, holy.

Joshua C ⅰ V ⅰ–ⅸ

3a. God’s commission to Joshua (Joshua 1:1–9).

Joshua C ⅴ V ⅹⅲ–ⅹⅳ

2a. Joshua as God’s captain (Joshua 5:13–14).

Joshua C ⅵ V ⅹⅵ

1a. Joshua and the fall of Jericho (Joshua 6:16).

Judges C ⅵ V ⅹⅹⅹⅳ

3b. Gideon summons the Abiezrites with a trumpet (Judges 6:34).

Judges C ⅵ V ⅹⅹⅹⅶ

2b. Gideon and the fleece (Judges 6:37).

Judges C ⅶ V ⅹⅸ.

1b. Gideon’s battle against the Midianites (Judges 7:19).

Ⅰ Sam C ⅹⅶ V ⅹⅹⅹⅸ.

3c. David removes the armour given to him by Saul (Ⅰ Samuel 17:39).

Ⅰ Sam C ⅹⅶ V ⅹⅼⅴ.

2c. David and Goliath (Ⅰ Samuel 17:45).

ⅱ Sam C ⅹⅹⅲ V ⅹⅴ–ⅹⅶ

1c. David pours away the water from the well of Bethlehem (Ⅱ Samuel 23:15–17).

Matthew C ⅷ V ⅴ

3d. Christ and the centurion (Matthew 8:5).

Acts C ⅹ V ⅲ

2d. Cornelius the Centurion sees an angel in a vision (Acts 10:3). The angel holds a scroll on which is written Cornelius … Thy prayers and thine alms [are come up for a memorial before God].

Acts C ⅹ V ⅹⅼⅳ

1d. Peter and the descent of the Holy Spirit on to both Jews and Gentiles (Acts 10:44).