Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. John the Baptist
Great Amwell, Hertfordshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW19043Victor MilnerSt. John the Baptist; Madonna & child; St. John EvangelistG.Gibson & A. RichardsonParish Magazine July 1904
SC1/SC21 eachJames Powell & SonsOak leaf & fleur de lis quarries at top, rest plain glassStylistic attribution
SN11Quarries & Text: Repent for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand
SN21857centre of 3James Powell & SonsSuffer little children (small panel) with clear glassOfferings of childrenPowell Order Book 1/151
WW18903KempeSt. Alban; St. Michael; St. Edward the ConfessorChurch Times 28.3.1890
NC1Yellow & red ribbon work,Text: Surely the Lord is in this place
NN118773ResurrectionJohn HarrisonParish Mags. Aug/Sept 1877 for date
NN218731Good ShepherdLouisa Anworth

Location of windows

The coding system is based on that used in Nineteenth Century Norfolk Stained Glass by Birkin Haward. All windows are numbered consecutively from east to west in any north or south facing wall and from the centre outwards in any east or west facing wall. Windows of 2 and 3 lancet lights are shown as 2 and 3 light.
A plan and key from the book by Birkin Haward is shown below.

Coding system plan



In the column headed date, the date (without a + sign) is the date the window was made. In that column and in the column headed Memorial a date prefixed by a + sign is the date of death commemorated in the window.

Firms / Designers

The booklet Stained Glass Marks & Monographs published by NADFAS, 8 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1DA provides details of makers’ signatures and marks and short biographical information on many designers and firms.

Main subjects

A reasonably comprehensive listing of subjects is provided, except in cases where there are many small scenes or many saints, particularly if the windows are high up. For reasons of space, the title ‘Saint’ has often been omitted, most commonly in 4 evangelist windows.

Persons and events commemorated

These are mainly recorded only as a cross-reference to documentation.