Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Mary
Watford, Hertfordshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW1949-505A.K. WilkinsonSt. John; BV Mary; Christ; St. Luke; St. PaulBSMGP Directory 1949
SChE+1959Centre of 3M.F. Pawle signedChoirboy & LambRichard Tucker
SCh219293H.S. DanksBadges & Angel; St. Cecilia; Badges & AngelThomas Bevan +1927Faculty DSA2/1/19/1
SA118713Heaton, Butler & BayneSuffer little childrenHenry BlenkinsopWatford Observer 14.10.1871
SA218712Heaton, Butler & BaynePresentationWatford Observer 14.10.1871
SA318712Heaton, Butler & BayneNativity with Adoration of KingsWatford Observer 14.10.1871
WW18634Heaton, Butler & BayneMarriage at CanaMarr'ge of Pr. of WalesBuilding News 22.1.1864
NA118632Lavers & BarraudKing David; Joshua23rd Regt Begal Native InfyThe Builder 2.5.1863
NA218842Heaton, Butler & BayneAnnunciationRobins familyStylistic attribution
   

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.