|Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2018
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|EW||1892||4||Belham & Co signed||HG Murray||Faith, Hope & Charity||Adelaide Peel +1890||The Builder 29.12.1892|
|SC||1861||3||Charles Gibbs signed||6 Acts of Mercy||Ellen Richardson +1860|
|SChE||1893||2||Frederick Drake||Resurrection||Alexander K Foster+1890||Biggleswade Chronicle 2.12.1893|
|SChS1||1922||2||Percy Bacon signed||Sarah Ann Weston|
|SChS2||1951||2||James Powell & Sons signed||E Liddall Armitage||Transfiguration||Julia B & James R Maguire||Powell Order Book 30/200|
|STrE||1920||2||Percy Bacon||Figures of Courage & Victory||War memorial window||Beds Times 14.1.1921|
|STrS||1868||3||Lavers & Barraud||Nathaniel Westlake||Bibical scenes||Mary Pope+1867||Michael Kerney|
|SA1||1902||2||Lowndes & Drury||Mary Lowndes||Annunciation||Mary H Abernethy +1901||Biggleswade Chronicle 22.8.1902|
|SAW||1965||2||John Hayward||Baptism of Christ||William & Fanny Green||BSMGP Directory 1966 p 46|
|WT||1902||3||James Powell & Sons||St Swithun, St George, St Andrew||Queen Victoria||Powell Order Book 16/4|
|NA1||1926||2||Jones & Willis signed||Presentation in the Temple||John Richardson +1913||Beds Standard 3.12.1926|
|NA2||1926||2||Jones & Willis signed||Christ & Mary Magdalene||Rev Arthur Sloman +1919||Beds Standard 3.12.1926|
|NTrN||1881||3||Camm Bros||Mary Magdalene & 3 scenes with Dorcas||Sarah Triplow +1881||Beds Mercury 6.8.1881|
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.
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.
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.