THE
Old Church Plate
of the
Isle of Man

By

E. Alfred Jones

AUTHOR OF
The Church Plate of the Diocese of :Bangor
Old English Gold Plate
An Illustrated Catatogue of the Gutmann Collection of Foreign Plate
(Now the Property of Mr. J. Pierpoint Morgan)
The Old, Silver Communion Vessels of Foreign Protestant Churcheø in England,
An Illustrated Volume on Mr. Leopold Rothchild's Collection of Plate

AND
Old English Silver in the possession of tbe Czar of Russia

London

BEMROSE & SONS LIMITED, 4 SNOW HILL, E.C.
AND DERBY

1907
[Allrights Reserved]

 

TO

THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
The Earl of Derby K.G.

WHOSE ANCESTORS WERE KINGS AND LORDS IN MAN THIS WORK IS DEDICATED

Contents

Preface

Introduction 

INDEX TO PLACES

PAGE

Ballaugh — S. Mary

6

Castletown — Chapel of S. Mary

26

Douglas — S. Matthew

18

„S. George

20

Kirk Andreas — S. Andrew

8

Kirk Arbory — S. Columba

30

Kirk Braddan — S. Brendan

16

Kirk Bride — S. Bridget

7

Kirk Conchan — S. Peter

15

Kirk Christ Lezayre — Holy Trinity

9

Kirk Christ Rushen — Holy Trinity

30

Kirk German

2

Kirk Lonan — All Saints .

13

Kirk Malew

24

„ S. Mark the Evangelist .

29

Kirk Marown — S. Runius (otherwise S. Ronan)

22

Kirk Maughold — S. Maughold .

10

Kirk Michael — S. Michael and All Angels

5

Kirk Patrick — Holy Trinity

1

Kirk Patrick of Jurby

6

Kirk Santon — S. Sanctan

23

Ramsey — S. Paul

12

Bibliography

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

PLATE

FACING PAGE

I.

KIRK PATRICK of JURBY — Silver Chalice, Parcel-Gilt, 1521-2 .

Frontispiece

II.

KIRK MALEW — Silver Paten, circa 1525.

xi

III.

KIRK GERMAN — Elizabethan Silver Beaker, 1591-2

2

IV.

KIRK GERMAN — Commonwealth Silver Cup, 1650-I ; Commonwealth Silver Flagon, 1653-4; and Silver Paten-Cover, circa 1665

3

V.

KIRK BRADDAN — Silver Chalice, 1756-7; Paten, 1705-6; Tankard, 1675-6; Beaker, 1745; and Goblet, 1807-8

4

VI.

No. 1, KIRK CONCHAN — Silver Chalices, 1637-8 and 1802-3; and Silver Salver, 1804-5

6

No. 2, S. PAUL'S, RAMSEY — Dutch Silver Beaker, circa 1600; George I. Silver Dish, 1718-19; and New Silver Beaker

6

VII.

KIRK MICHAEL — Silver Chalice, 1754-5 .

8

VIII.

No. I, KIRK ANDREAS — Silver Chalice, circa 1685 ; and Silver Chalice, 1820-1

9

No. 2, KIRK MAROWN — Silver Beaker, circa 1705; Paten, circa 1750; French Silver Beaker, circa 1730

9

IX.

S. MATTHEW'S, DOUGLAS — Silver Chalices, 1710 and 1790-1 ; Silver Beaker, 1741-2 ; Silver Flagon, 1728-9 ; Silver Dish, circa 1740; and Silver Salver, 1741-2 .

11

X.

No. I, KIRK PATRICK — Silver Beaker and Paten; Dublin date-letter, 1708-10 .

13

NO. 2, KIRK LONAN — Silver Paten, 1722-3; Silver Beaker, 1735

13

XI.

S. MARY'S CHAPEL, CASTLETOWN — Charles II. Silver Chalice and Paten-Cover, 1661-2 ; Silver Chalice, 1827-8 ; Pair of Silver Candlesticks, 1770-1 ; Silver Salver, 1734-5 ; Irish Silver Cup, circa 1725 ; and Silver Paten, 1830-1

15

XII.

KIRK SANTON — Silver Beaker, wrought by a Douglas craftsman, 1758

17

XIII.

KIRK ARBORY — Silver Mug, 1812-13

19

KIRK MAUGHOLD — Silver Goblet, 1812-13 ; and Salver, 1819-20

19

KIRK SANTON — Silver Communion Service, 1824-32 .

19

XIV.

No. 1, KIRK MALEW — Two Silver Chalices, 1781-2 .

20

No. 2, BALLAUGH — Two Silver Chalices, 1795-6

20

XV.

KIRK CHRIST LEZAYRE — Two Silver Chalices, 1793-4; and Silver Paten, circa 1685

21

XVI.

S. GEORGE'S, DOUGLAS — Silver Communion Service, 1776-7

22

XVII.

No. 1, KIRK MAUGHOLD — Two Pewter Patens, 1746; two Flagons, circa 1740 and 1746; and Dish, 1746 .

23

No. 2, KIRK BRIDE — Pewter Flagon and Bowl, circa 1750; and Pewter Dish, 1759 .

23

XVIII.

No. I, KIRK PATRICK — Pewter Dish and Flagon, circa 1710

25

No. 2, KIRK BRADDAN — Pewter Dish and Flagon, circa 1750

25

XIX.

No. 1, KIRK CONCHAN — Pewter Dish and Flagon, circa 1735

27

No. 2, KIRK LONAN — Pewter Flagon and two Plates, 1735 ; Cover of a Bowl, and Plate .

27

XX.

KIRK MALEW — Medieval Crucifix and Top of Censer in Latten

30


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