Suffer the Little Children to Come Unto Me

  Suffer the Little Children to Come Unto Me

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1862

Sculpture of two daughters of Sir & Lady Hugh Williams, holding a large upturned shell, for use as a font.

medium: stone
technique: carved
size: 103 cm (height)
artist: Peter Hollins

Church of St Margaret, Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire
west end of the north aisle

Inscriptions around the rim: 'Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not.' 'St Matthew XIX Pennod XIV Adnod. Cadewch i blant bychain. Ac na waherddwch iddynt ddyfod at taf fi. Cannys eiddo y cyfryw rai yw thyrnas nefoedd'. 'St Matthew XVIII Chapter X Verse. In heaven their angels do always behold the face of my father which is in heaven'.




 

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References

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 324.




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