Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at Christ Church
Chelsea, Inner London
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EWc19103Hemming & CoTop: Ascension. Bottom: Visitation; Crucifixion; NativityBSMGP Directory 1930
WW(S)19293A.K. NicholsonMan becomes living soul; Isaiah & David; BaptismBoard in church (Faculty for date)
WW(N)19293A.K. NicholsonPentec't; Martyr'm of St. Stephen;Revival of Christianity;Laying on of hands;St. John's vision of new JerusalemBoard in church (Faculty for date)
WW(below)c1909Three 3Symbols on theme 'Take whole armour of God'
NA12Entombment; 3 Maries at Sepulchre (gift of Sunday School children)
NA219131A.L. Moore3 Maries at Sepulchre (gift of Sunday School children)A.L. Moore records
NA319371A.K. Nicholson signedSt. John writing gospelFaculty for date
   

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.