Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St Mary
Bridport, Dorset
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW1850s5Wailes ?Top:Christ & 4 Evangelists, below:Moses & prophets
SChE19074A.L Moore signedSt Augustine;scene(2-3);St AldhelmQueen Victoria
SCh218513Baillie signedRisen Christ;Crucifixion;AscensionRev Robert BroadleyThe Builder 1.11.1851
STrE18651Bell, Bristol3 Maries at the TombThomas & Ann BrowneSherborne Mercury 12.9.1865
SWTrS18943W.G RichPresentation;Baptism;Suffer little childrenRev Terry +1893Bridport News 15.6.1894
Over S Porch18601Badges
SA119123James Powell & SonsPhilip baptising;Christ with chalice;Laying on of handsWilliam & H BrownPowell Order Book 20/201
NTrE19081A.L Moore signedChrist knocks at doorFlora & Alfred Baker
NA119081A.L Moore signedFlight into EgyptMary Baker
NA2+19063James Powell & SonsHutchinsonFaith;Charity;HopeWalter DuncanPowell Order Book 18/396
NA4+18843Cox, Sons, Buckley & Co signedHealing miracles-Widow's son;Lazarus;Jairus' daughterJohn Baker & family
   

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

   

Dates

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.