|Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2018
|Stained Glass Windows at
St. Mary Magdalene|
Gillingham, Kent (West)
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|EW||1869||5||Heaton, Butler & Bayne||Cen: 4 Evangelists & Christ||Builders Weekly Reporter 29 May 1869|
|SC||1||Badge of Diocese|
|SChE||1904||3||Comper||King Charles I; Crucifixion; St. Richard||Cheffins+1902||V&A/RIBA Architectural Library; Faculty|
|SCh1||+1891||2||Comper||Madonna & child; St. Anne teaching BVM to read||Mary Cheffins||V&A/RIBA Architectural Library|
|SCh2||1899||2||Comper||St. George; King Arthur||George Cheffins +1898||V&A/RIBA Architectural Library|
|SA1||1869||2||Clayton & Bell||2 scenes||Rev. John Page||Builders Weekly Reporter 29 May 1869|
|SA2||1869||2||Heaton, Butler & Bayne||Jesus with Mary & Martha; 3 Maries at the Tomb||Mary Page +1849||Builders Weekly Reporter 29 May 1869|
|SA3||1869||2||Hardman||Jacob blessing sons||John Stunt +1863||Hardman Index 1869/28|
|NChE||1877||3||Hardman||Good Samaritan||Walter Stunt +1876||Hardman Index 1877/23|
|NA1||1911||2||Reginald Hallward||Raising of Lazarus||James Allen||The Architect 11 Aug. 1911|
|NA2||1885||2||Charles Evans signed||Maries prepare spices; Maries at the Tomb||William Rumney||The Guardian 18 March 1885|
|NA3||1869||2||Lavers & Barraud||Good Shepherd; Jesus knocks at door||George Marsh & descendants||Builders Weekly Reporter 29 May 1869|
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.