Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Lawrence
Hungerford, Berkshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
ApE18955Lavers & WestlakeCharge to Peter; (Recording Rev. Anstice 28 years in parish, 1866-94)D/P 71 6/13/2 (Berks Record Office)
SAE18933Lavers & Westlake signedChrist preaches to Doctors
SA13Heaton, Butler & BayneMarriage at CanaHBB Catalogue 1902
SA218803Heaton, Butler & BayneSermon on MountRev Joseph AnsticeBuilding News 29 Oct. 1880
SA33Clayton & BellOsmond; Lawrence; FrideswideStylistic attribution
SAW3John Hayward(behind locked door)CCC File
NAE19003Lavers & WestlakeJesus on donkey into JerusalemE.K. MitchellStylistic attribution
NA118893Lavers & WestlakeJesus healingBuilding News 23 Aug. 1889
NA218893Lavers & WestlakeTransfigurationBuilding News 23 Aug. 1889
NA318973Lavers & Westlake signedRaising of Jairus' daughterQ. Victoria Diamond JubileeMarlborogh Times 4 Dec. 1897

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.