Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St Thomas
Colnbrook, Buckinghamshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW18843KempeNativityHenry Hutton +1882Corpus of Kempe Stained Glass
SC118843KempeSt Elizabeth & John Baptist;St John Evangelist;StephenCorpus of Kempe Stained Glass
SC218843KempeSt Hugh;St Edward the Confessor;St GeorgeCorpus of Kempe Stained Glass
SA118622James Powell & SonsSuffer little children;Samarian woman at wellHarriott Davies +1862Powell Cash Book 53/159
SA218622James Powell & SonsHealing Blind Bartimeus;Pool of SiloamRichard DaviesPowell Cash Book 53/159
WW2James Powell & SonsQuarriesAssumed
NC18853KempeSt Boniface;St Walburga;St LukeCorpus of Kempe Stained Glass
NN1852roundelSimon of Cyrene (behind organ)

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.