Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at United Reform
Beckenham, Outer London (formerly Kent)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
ApN19501Charles BlakemanHoly Family (now in 'Spire House')N/C/63/024 (London Met Archives)
ApE19501Charles BlakemanAscension (now in 'Spire House')N/C/63/024 (London Met Archives)
ApS19501Charles BlakemanHealing blind (now in 'Spire House')N/C/63/024 (London Met Archives)
STrS19362Leonard Walker signedSower; Plougher (removed on conversion to flats)
SA13A.L. MooreCalling of the Apostles (removed on conversion to flats)Charles JefferiesPair with signed SA2
SA23A.L. Moore signedSuffer little children (removed on conversion to flats)John Sharp
SAW2A.L. MooreJesus preaches from boat; Jesus & the Doctors (removed)Stylistic attribution
NA1c19203A.L. Moore signedSt. Michael; Angel; Faith (removed on conversion to flats)First World War
NA2+19243Heaton, Butler & Bayne signedLove & Life;Love steering the boat of Humanity;Love Triumphs (removed)William Beney
NAW19212A.L. Moore signedChrist with Martha & Mary (removed on conversion to flats)Eliza & Gertrude Copeland

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.