|Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
|Stained Glass Windows at
Tunbridge Wells, Kent (West)
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|ApN||1868||2||O'Connor signed||Annunciation; Nativity||Tunbridge Wells Journal 17.9.1868|
|ApNE||1868||2||O'Connor||Flight into Egypt; Christ & Doctors||E.T. Fitzgerald +1865||Tunbridge Wells Journal 17.9.1868|
|ApE||1868||Roundel||O'Connor||Angels||Tunbridge Wells Journal 17.9.1868|
|ApSE||1868||2||O'Connor||Betrayal; Crucifixion||B.B.S. +1868||Tunbridge Wells Journal 17.9.1868|
|ApS||1868||2||O'Connor||Resurrection; Ascension||Tunbridge Wells Journal 17.9.1868|
|STr1||+1868||2||O'Connor||Isaiah; Jeremiah||Earl of Abergavenny +1868||The Builder 4 Sept. 1869|
|STr2||+1868||2||O'Connor||Ezekiel; Daniel||Earl of Abergavenny +1868||The Builder 4 Sept. 1869|
|SA1||+1878||2||Clayton & Bell||St. George; St. James||Charles James||Church Guide|
|SA2||+1902||2||Heaton, Butler & Bayne||Faith; Charity||Church Guide|
|SA3||1909||2||Heaton, Butler & Bayne signed||Translation of Elijah||date of death 1891||Kent & Sussex Courier 21.5.1909|
|BapS||1||Clayton & Bell||Suffer little children (position changed 1903)||Kent & Sussex Courier 4.9.1903|
|BapW||1903||1||Clayton & Bell||Christ offering high priestly prayer||Chichester Diocesan Gazette Feb. 1904|
|BapN||1||Clayton & Bell||Good Shepherd||John Hood||Church Guide|
|WW||1890||4||Clayton & Bell||Top: Zacharias; John the Baptist; BVM; St. Elizabeth. Below: 2 rows of scenes(see Church Guide)||The Guardian 22 Jan. 1890|
|NTr1||+1868||2||O'Connor||St. Luke; St. John||Earl of Abergavenny +1868||The Builder 4 Sept. 1869|
|NTr2||+1868||2||O'Connor||St. Matthew; St. Mark||Earl of Abergavenny +1868||The Builder 4 Sept. 1869|
|NA1||+1874||Left of 2||Clayton & Bell||St. Andrew||James Fraser||Stylistic attribution|
|NA1||+1883||Right of 2||Clayton & Bell||St. John||Ann Fraser|
|NA2||+1894||2||Heaton, Butler & Bayne signed||St. Cecilia; St. David|
|NA3||1904||2||Heaton, Butler & Bayne signed||Good Samaritan||Nelson Irons +1904||Kent & Sussex Courier 22.4.1904|
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.
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.
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.