Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at Royal Masonic School for Girls, chapel
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
STrS19342Louis GinnettSt. Etheldreda; St. MargaretBro. J. MatthewsOld Masonic Girls Association Magazine 2003
NTrN19342Louis GinnettSt. Genevieve; St. Jeanne D'ArcBro. J. MatthewsOld Masonic Girls Association Magazine 2003
Nave1934Many 1 lt.Louis GinnettAngels playing musical instruments or singingOld Masonic Girls Association Magazine 2003
Chancel19342Louis GinnettAngels playing musical instruments or singingOld Masonic Girls Association Magazine 2003
WW (low)19342Louis GinnettAngel praying; Angel holding chaliceOld Masonic Girls Association Magazine 2003
NoteAlso in school, brought from previous school at Clapham small panels of literature subjects, 1891-1903 by Edward Frampton. In Great Hall many armourial badges, in new building windows by same designer as chapel windows.
   

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

   

Dates

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.