Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. John, Larcom Street
Walworth, Inner London
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW1952Cen3 of 5Leonard Mathews'Divinity of Christ'Faculty DS/F1952/055
SC18841A.L. MooreSt. Stephen (background removed)Henry Dimmock +1880Building News 11 July 1884
SA118751Gibbs & MooreAn Evangelist (background removed)Church Times 8 Jan. 1875
SA218751Gibbs & MooreSt. John (background removed)Catherine Pye SmithChurch Times 8 Jan. 1875
SA318751Gibbs & MooreSt. Paul (background removed)Church Times 8 Jan. 1875
SA418751Gibbs & MooreAn Evangelist (background removed)Beatrice BishopChurch Times 8 Jan. 1875
NA218751Gibbs & MooreSt. Matthew (background removed)Alice CothamChurch Times 8 Jan. 1875
NA318751Gibbs & MooreSt. James (background removed)Frederick HillChurch Times 14 April 1875
NA418781A.L. MooreTop:Jesus heals the blind & dumb (Matt 8v3). Below: Jesus cleanses the leperBuilding News 3 May 1878
NAW18841A.L. Moore signedSt. John the BaptistBuilding News 11 July 1884 for date
SCh12Signs of passion (thank offering LR)
SCh22Signs of passionE.D.
   

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.