Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at Holy Trinity
Penn, Buckinghamshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW+19313A.K Nicholson signedMichael;Christ in Majesty;GabrielFaculty
SCh19491G.E.R SmithArms of Diocese of PennsylvaniaVisit of Rt Rev Oliver HartFaculty
SA119162A.K NicholsonGodfrey de Bouillon;St FerdinandDerek PawleFaculty
SA219282A.K NicholsonSt Catherine of Alexandria;St Margaret of ScotlandKatherine Shepperson +1928Faculty
SA320132Sophie D'SouzaRibbons of colour representing Holy TrinityBoard under window/Post card
WW19491M.F PawleSt HughEdward Craig +1946Faculty
NN119172A.K Nicholson signedG.E R Smith signedBlack Prince;St Joan of ArcLt Col Hugh Hill +1916

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.