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Stained Glass Windows at English Martyrs Church(RC),Prescot St.
Tower Hamlets, Inner London
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW19307William Earley of DublinChrist crucified surrounded by 32 English MartyrsChurch Guide
SChEDove surrounded by coloured glass
STrSRoseCentral circle flower pattern, surrounded by 6 smaller circles, flower pattern
NChEPart 1880Rose4 saints in small roundels, centre Sacred Heart, modern coloured glassCatholic Times 10.12.1880 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.