Bodmin, One and All Masonic Hall

Entry hall north

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Date of manufacture and insertion
1874
Number of lights
1
Maker
Fouracre & Watson
Main subject
Molesworth arms in centre surrounded by diaper pattern of masonic images and a border with “H”, “M”, and Pythagoras triangles.
Subject type
Decorative
Donor
Lady Beatrice Anne Molesworth, née Prideaux-Brune, widow of dedicatee.
Dedicatee
Revd Sir Hugh Henry Molesworth, 9th Baronet, died .
Notes
  1. Death of dedicatee, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4, West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser p 5
  2. Royal Cornwall Gazette p 8
  3. Maker, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 7.
  4. Moved to north side of entrance hall of new hall, Western Morning News p 7. In the northern wall of the ante-room there are three stained glass windows which were presented to the old lodge-room …

In memory of Brother Sir Hugh Henry Molesworth Baronet, P.M.

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In memory of Brother Sir Hugh Henry Molesworth Baronet, P.M.

The arms of Molesworth of Pencarrow are gules an escutcheon vair between eight crosses fitchlet argent. The crest is an armed arm embowed proper holding a cross crosslet or. The motto is Sic fidem teneo (Thus I keep my faith). (Burke, Bernard, The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, p 693. , London, Harrison & Sons).

The arms of Brune are quarterly, 1st and 4th, azure a cross moline or; 2nd and 3rd, lozengy gules and ermine. (Burke , op. cit., p 138). The arms of Prideaux-Brune are quarterly, 1st and 4th argent a chevron sable in chief a label of three points gules; 2nd and 3rd, per pale argent and gules three castles counterchanged. (Burke , op. cit., p 824). The dedicatee’s wife was Beatrice Anne Prideaux-Brune.

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