Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at Elim Pentecostal (formerly St Saviour)
Reading, Berkshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
ApN2Alexander GibbsSt Birinus;Freeman Bishop of SonningBuildings of England
ApNE2Alexander GibbsSt Agnes;St NicholasBuildings of England
ApE2Alexander GibbsBVM;Good ShepherdBuildings of England
ApSE2Alexander GibbsSt Alban;St AugustineBuildings of England
ApS2Alexander GibbsSt Osmund;Richard King, Bishop of OxfordBuildings of England
Ap(lower)2Alexander GibbsSmall quatrefoils: Pelican;Lamb of GodBuildings of England
STrE18962Alexander GibbsNativity;Agony;Risen ChristMargaret Cooper +1895Buildings of England
SA11Alexander Gibbs signedAnnunciation
SA21Alexander GibbsAdoration of MagiBuildings of England
SA31Alexander Gibbs signedPresentationBuildings of England
NA1+19001Alexander Gibbs signedGood ShepherdHarriet Stokoe
NA219021Alexander GibbsWoman pours ointment on Jesus' headLouisa Durbridge +1902Berkshire Chronicle 10.5.1902
   

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.