Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Peter
Aylesford, Kent (West)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW18783Burlison & GryllsChrist in MajestyThe Guardian 4.12.1878
SC1+18752Burlison & GryllsFaith; HopeWitherbyStylistic attribution
SC218791HardmanCharityHardman Index 1879/22
SA12Peter; Paul
SA22James Major; Jude
SA32Matthew; Mark
NChE18783James Powell & SonsHolidayAngels; Risen Christ; AngelsPowell Order Book 5/122
NCh12Simon; Andrew
NA1+18742Clayton & Bell3 Maries at the Sepulchre; Christ with apostles before Ascension (Luke 24.49)Georgiana FinchStylistic attribution
NA22Thomas; Bartholomew (behind organ)
NA32Luke; John
NAW18923 (top)Burlison & GryllsSt. Peter; Good Shepherd; St. AndrewBuilding News 4 Nov. 1892
NAW18923 (low)Burlison & GryllsFeeding 5000;Samarian woman at well;Healing sickBuilding News 4 Nov. 1892

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.