Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St Peter in the Forest
Walthamstow, Outer London (formerly Essex)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW19511Arthur LucasChrist the KingFaculty D/CF 89/150
SC+19071Angel pointing upwardFreda Parks
Nave E3Ornamental in rich blue colours (above chancel arch)
SN1+19571St PeterJames Smeed
SN21A. L MooreSuffer little childrenMoore Order Book (AAD/2004/10/3/2)
SN31A. L Moore signed3 Maries at TombMoore Order Book (AAD/2004/10/3/2)
SN41A. L MooreChrist the ConsolerMoore Order Book (AAD/2004/10/3/2)
Vestry E1Ornamental
NC3Coats of Arms on yellow background
NN1+1905c of 3Angel & memorial inscription (reset after N Wall rebuilt 1951)Raymond Thomerson
NN2c of 3A. L MooreGood Samaritan (reset after N Wall rebuilt 1951)Moore Order Book (AAD/2004/10/3/2)
NN3c of 3A. L MooreGood Shepherd (reset after N Wall rebuilt 1951)Moore Order Book (AAD/2004/10//3/2)
NN4+1904L of 3A. L MooreTwo or three gathered in my name' (reset after N Wall rebuilt 1951)Louisa ArmstrongMoore Order Book (AAD/2004/10/3/2)
NN4+1904c of 3A. L MooreLight of the World (reset after N Wall rebuilt 1951)Louisa ArmstrongMoore Order Book (AAD/2004/10/3/2)
NN4+1904R of 3A. L Moore signedJesus rescues Peter (reset after N Wall rebuilt 1951)Louisa ArmstrongMoore Order Book (AAD/2004/10/3/2)
   

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.