Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Mary Magdalene (RC)
Mortlake, Outer London (formerly Surrey)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW1850s5WailesTop:St. Mary Magdalene scenes. Below: Head in each light.Stylistic attribution
SA119273Mary in house of John;Jesus as Sacred Heart;Apparition of Bl. Margaret Mary AlacoqueCatholic Herald 9.7.1927 for date
SA219253Percy BaconSt. George; St. Michael; St. PatrickFirst World WarStylistic attribution; Rich'd Her'd 28.11.25 for date
WW19294Noli me Tangere; Crucifixion with priest giving communion;BVM;Jesus preaching from boatThose buried in cemeteryCatholic Herald 30.11.1929 for date
NChE+18633St. Catherine of Siena; Madonna & child; St. Robert de ArbrisselC. Strickland-Standish
NCh12Lavers, Barraud & WestlakeAnnunciationStylistic attribution
NA13Clayton & BellSt. Mary Magdalene; St. Joseph; St. AgnesBurton familyStylistic attribution
NA2+18863Lavers, Barraud & WestlakeSt. William; Madonna & child; St. Francis XavierW. Towry LeeStylistic attribution

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.