Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Barnabas
Beckenham, Outer London (formerly Kent)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW19512L.C. EvettsCoronation of Virgin; Christ in MajestyChurch Guide
SCh1+19182Karl ParsonsOur Lady; St. JosephK. & E. HancockInformation from Peter Cormack
SCh2+19132Karl ParsonsElizabeth; ZachariasRichard PorterInformation from Peter Cormack
SA119181A.L. Moore & Son signedSt. MichaelNeil MacPherson +1914
SA2+19201Jones & Willis signedGood ShepherdEditha Scovell
SAW19731L.C. Evetts signedSt. BarnabasFaculty DRb/A/f/1/19I/10
NA119621L.C. Evetts signedFlight into EgyptNorah Yabsley +1961Faculty DRb/A/f/1/19I/6
NA219511L.C. Evetts signedSt. Martin
NA319491St. Margaret of Antioch
NAW19531L.C. Evetts signedSt. ChristopherJ.F.G & David Cree

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.