Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2020
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Stained Glass Windows at St James
Sheldwich, Kent (East)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW2001c3 of 5Goddard & GibbsH CardrossBadge;Corn;Badge5th Earl SondesHarry Cardross' website
SC118952HardmanAngel appears to Cornelius;St Peter baptises CorneliusHardman Index 1895/62;Whits T 9.11.1895
SC2+18902Heaton Butler & Bayne ?Blessed are the peacemakers'Sophia Fielder
SChS1+18462Willement signedRaising of Jairus' daughter;Raising of Widow of Nain's son
SChS2+18462Willement signedRaising of Lazarus;Risen Christ
SA118492Willement signedBadges & ornament
NAE+18782Heaton Butler & Bayne ?Sower;ReaperHenry Harrisson
NA118903Heaton Butler & Bayne ?Christ the ConsolerWilliam Crundall +1888Canterbury Journal 3.1.1891 for date
NA2+18503Willement signedAngel;Madonna & child;Angel
   

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.