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Four-Light Traceried Windows The Law and the Prophets

In the upper tracery, surrounded by medallions, is a circle in which Jesus, dressed in red and white robes, is shown carrying a cross.

First Light: Moses holding the Tablets of the Law
Second Light: Jeremiah holding a manuscript
Third Light: Isaiah holding a scroll
Fourth Light: John the Baptist holding his staff.

Erected by William McOnie in memory of his brother Peter McOnie, Engineer, Glasgow, who died 12th December, 1850

Peter McOnie, of Kinning Cottage, Kinning Place, Paisley Road, was the senior partner of P & W McOnie, Scotland Street.  In earlier days William and Andrew McOnie were in business with their brother Peter.  When William retired from P&W McOnie, Peter took Mr. Mirlees into the business and Andrew left shortly after.  The firm became McOnie & Mirlees and at a later date Mirlees, Watson and Co. Ltd., Eglinton Works, Glasgow, specialising in the manufacture of sugar machinery.  William joined Andrew in setting up W. & A. McOnie which later became McOnie, Harvey & Co.


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