Ladock, St Ladoca

South aisle 5

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
1900
Number of lights
3
Maker
Percy Bacon Bros
Main subject
Presentation in the Temple
Tracery subject
Two angels holding ΙΗS and ΧΡΙ monograms (the first three letters of ‘Jesus’ and ‘Christ’ in Greek).
Donor
“Parishioners and friends”
Dedicatee
Miss Mary Anne Harriet Wise, sister of late Revd Canon RF Wise, rector of Ladock, died .
Notes
  1. Death of dedicatee, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
  2. Maker’s mark.
  3. Donors, dedicatee, Western Morning News p 5, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
  4. Dedication, Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 162 (). Heard & Sons, Truro.

To the Glory of God, and in affectionate remembrance of Mary Anne Harriet Wise, by the Parishioners of Ladock, and others who knew and loved her:

The Presentation in the Temple.

Main figures. Photograph copyright © www.asnapintime.co.uk.

I will enter Thy gates with thanksgiving (adapted from Psalms 100:4).

Left-hand light: the Blessed Virgin Mary holding a cage containing two turtledoves or pigeons for sacrifice (Luke 2:24). Photograph copyright © www.asnapintime.co.uk.

For mine eyes have seen Thy salvation (Luke 2:30, used in the Nunc Dimittis).

Centre light: Simeon, holding the infant Jesus. Simeon’s face is a likeness of the dedicatee’s brother, Revd Richard Farquhar Wise, who was rector of Ladock from to . Photograph copyright © www.asnapintime.co.uk.

Centre light detail

I will praise the Lord as long as I live (adapted from Psalms 146:2).

Right-hand light: the prophetess Anna (Luke 2:36). Photograph copyright © www.cornish-churches.co.uk.