Ladock, St Ladoca

s8. South aisle 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
Hicks, Oriel (Phoenix Studio)
Main subject
Central Celtic cross (Ladock WW1 churchyard memorial) above the Lord Lieutenant’s rose. Trawler, tin mine and hydrangeas (matching the camellias in South aisle 4). Seascape includes St Michael’s Mount, the Longship lighthouse and the Isles of Scilly. Inscription from from ‘Cornwall My Home’ by Harry Glasson.
Tracery subject
A murmuration of starlings
The Holborow family and friends.
Lady Mary Christina Holborow, née Stopford, DCVO, former Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, died .
  1. Obituary of dedicatee, Daily Telegraph, .
  2. Maker’s mark (also in South aisle 4).
  3. Dedicated by Bishop Richard Llewellin, Tuesday, .
  4. Lady Mary’s husband, Geoffrey Holborow, is the dedicatee of the adjacent window, South aisle 4, by the same maker, inserted two years earlier.

For this is my Eden and I’m not alone
For this is my Cornwall and this is my home
(from ‘Cornwall My Home’ by Harry Glasson).

Tracery. A murmuration of starlings.

Centre light. The Celtic cross in Ladock churchyard, and the crown and rose, symbolising Lady Mary’s appointment as Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, an office she held from to .

Detail from the left-hand light: a fishing boat, illustrating an iconic Cornish industry.

Detail from the right-hand light: the engine house of a mine, illustrating an iconic Cornish industry.

The mark of the maker, Oriel Hicks, in the bottom right-hand corner of the right-hand light.