Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St Mary
Iwerne Minster, Dorset
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW19205Christopher WhallSt George;Annunciation;St MichaelAlice & Helen BoultonChurch Guide
SC118712Resurrection; Noli me TangereEliza T KendallSalis & Winch Journal 21.1.1871 for date
SC218472Wailes signedActs of MercyHarriet Williams
SChE18903Clayton & BellActs of Mercy in 2 rowsSalisbury & Winchester Journal 18.11.1890
SCh1-218902 eachClayton & BellAngels with beatitude scrollsSalisbury & Winchester Journal 18.11.1890
STr+18713Mayer ?Faith;Charity;HopeBeatrice Channell
NC118712Miracle of loaves & fishes;Supper at EmmausSalis & Winch Journal 21.1.1871 for date
NChE19263James Powell & SonsAdoration of MagiLongbottom +1918Powell Order Book 25/318
NA21871?5Life of St John Evangelist (very faded)(ex EW)Church record books

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.