Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Mary
Byfleet, Surrey
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW18653O'ConnorAscensionThe Guardian 7 June 1865
SChE19682L. Lee with Janet Christopherson signedMusic
SChS2Quarries (high up)
SEChN?18651Clayton & BellGood ShepherdStylistic attribution
SAEQuatrefoilMadonna & child (above aisle E arch)
SA1+18702Clayton & BellDorcasL. Shrapnell & E. Barnes (see note)Stylistic attribution
SA218652Clayton & BellBaptism of ChristJ.W. Spicer (see note)The Guardian 7 June 1865
SA318652Clayton & BellChrist blessing childrenCecil Austin +1864The Guardian 7 June 1865
NC119352Horace WilkinsonSmall roundels: Lt: Monk; Rt: BVMGeorge Simmons +1928Faculty DG/F/1934/18
NA1+18672Clayton & BellRaising of LazarusJames SparksStylistic attribution
NA2+18662Clayton & BellRaising of Jairus' daughterFlora Sparks (see note)Stylistic attribution
NA318742Clayton & BellAgony in the Garden; Bearing crossEdmund Fitz Moore +1873Illus. Lon. News 26 Sep 1874
NoteFormer dedications on base of window no longer there (Feb. 2007)

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.