Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at Ascension
Wembley, Outer London (formerly Middlesex)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW(N) top19571Leonard WalkerSt. MichaelStylistic attribution
EW(N) botm19571Leonard WalkerFlowersStylistic attribution
EW(S) top19571Leonard WalkerSt. GeorgeStylistic attribution
EW(S) botm19571Leonard WalkerFlowersStylistic attribution
SCh14Brightly coloured abstract
SCh219583G.E.R. SmithHannah & SamuelFaculty MS 18319/156
SCh319583G.E.R. SmithMadonna & childFaculty MS 18319/156
SCh419583G.E.R. Smith signedDorcasFaculty MS 18319/156
WW19583G.E.R. SmithSmall shields in large windowFaculty MS 18319/156
NTrE19592W.T. Carter ShaplandSt. Michael & judgmentFaculty MS 18319/171
NA219603James Powell & SonsMadonna & childRose Soames +1959Powell Order Book 31/160
NA620033Andrew TaylorSuffer little childrenAndrew Cawdell +1918Board under window
NA71St. Anselm
   

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.