Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Matthew
Willesden, Outer London (formerly Middlesex)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW2003Centre 5 of 7Goddard & GibbsHoly Ghost with coloured surroundFaculty MS 36856/486
SCh119133A.L. WardGood ShepherdCharles Schiele +1911Doc. DRO/097/073 (London Metrop Archives)
STrE19131Madonna & child (recovery of SWS)
SA119111James Powell & SonsAbrahamPowell Order Book 19/332
SA2+19041A.L. Ward ?Joseph's return home (Genesis 43.27)
SA3+19041A.L. Ward ?Samuel (or Madonna & child)
SA4+19211DavidLandreth
SPorch1+19301St. MatthewNewton
SPorch2+19171St. GeorgeEdell
WW+19203A. L. WardSuffer little childrenAnnie EylesWillesden Chronicle 14 Oct. 1921
NA1+19271Faith PressSt. ChristopherBroadstreetDoc. DRO/097/071 (London Metrop Archives)
NA2+19361PresentationElizabeth Owen
NA3+19181A.L. Ward ?St. AlbanCecil Hill
NA4+19181St. MartinAlbert Lambourne
NA519561William Morris(Westminster) signedSt. Francis
   

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.