Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Mary & St. Joseph(RC)
Poplar, Inner London
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
SC19601William WilsonChrist the KingSurvey of London
Cen. tower(low)19604William WilsonSt. George; St. Andrew; St. Patrick; ?Survey of London
Cen.tower(above)19604William WilsonSt. John Fisher; St. Edward; St. Thomas of Canterbury; St. John FisherSurvey of London
STrS19603William WilsonSt. Gregory; St. Augustine; St. EdmundSurvey of London
STrW19541William Wilson signedSt. Cuthbert MayneSurvey of London
SA119601William WilsonSt. PaulSurvey of London
SWChapS19601William WilsonBaptismSurvey of London
WPorch(S)W19601William WilsonSt. MichaelSurvey of London
NTrN19603William WilsonSt. Bartholomew; St. John the Devine; St. Mary MagdaleneSurvey of London
NTrW19601William WilsonSt. John VianneySurvey of London
NWChN19601William WilsonSt. CeciliaSurvey of London

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.