Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Peter
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW19135Kempe & CoStephen; Peter; Christ in Majesty; Alban; Michael
SC119131H.J. Salisbury signedSt. John Evangelist
SC219131H.J. SalisburySt. PaulPair with signed SC1
SAE1952TrefoilChristopher WebbChrist in centreFaculty DSA 2/1/84/72
SA118673Capronnier signedGood SamaritanHerts Mercury 3.8.1867
SA218673Capronnier signedGood ShepherdHerts Mercury 3.8.1867
SA318673Capronnier signedProdigal sonHerts Mercury 3.8.1867
SA418723Capronnier signedLabourers in vineyard
SA518723Capronnier signedParable of Sower
SA618633Capronnier signedAscensionHertfordshire Express 1.1.1864
SAW19151Kempe & Co signedSt. Christopher
WW1922RoseBurlison & GryllsCentre: Annunciation, ornamental border & other small scenesFaculty DSA 2/1/226
NC119151Kempe & CoSt. HildaCorpus of Kempe Stained Glass
NC219151Kempe & Co signedSt. MonicaCorpus of Kempe Stained Glass
Tower N1951Centre of 3Martin Webb signedBell ringers (not normally seen)The Ringing World 4.8.1995
NA119183James Powell & SonsLouis DavisTheme of SacrificePowell Order Book 22/22
NA619341&3 of 3Francis Skeat signed1:Good Shepherd 3: St. John Baptist (from St Albans, St John)
SporchS2000s1Petri AndersonIHS MandolaPetri Anderson's web site
   

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.