Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at Church
White Waltham, Berkshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW+18843John Hardman & CoNativity; Crucifixion; PresentationHardman Index 1885/83
EW rose aboveRoseJohn Hardman & CoChrist with angelsStylistic attribution
SC+19101Shrigley & Hunt signedGood ShepherdRuth Clare Holmes
STrE118902Mayer & CoLuke; JohnCharles & Catherine EllisStylistic attribution
STrE218902Mayer & Co signedMatthew; MarkCharles & Catherine Ellis
STrS18723Mayer & Co signedPresentationJohn Conant
SA118892John Hardman & CoBenjamin; NativityBenji Smith & ancestorsStylistic attribution
SA2+18872John Hardman & CoKing David; Stilling the wavesBenjamin & Anna SmithHardman Index 1889/92
SA318692Clayton & BellStreetBaptism; Suffer little childrenMrs SilverBuilding News 27 Aug. 1869
NC18692WailesSower; Good ShepherdRev William Vansittart +1847Building News 27 Aug. 1869
NA318972John Hardman & CoNativityGeorge & E HenwoodHardman Index 1897/65
NAW+19052Shrigley & HuntSt. Augustine; St. AlbanRev Hardwicke Dyer'Notes on Stained Glass' by Shrigley & Hunt

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.