Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2018
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Stained Glass Windows at All Saints
Wilstead, Bedfordshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW18733Clayton & BellChrist in majesty, apostles, angelsThe Guardian 30.4.1873
SAE19202John Hall & SonsFigures of Courage & VictoryWorld War 1 memorialParish Magazine May 1920
SA119893Chapel StudiosAlfred FisherHow great is thy goodnessCharles & Eliza Cox & familyFaculty papers DSA2/1/1051/18
SA219851Chapel StudiosAlfred FisherMason's symbolsTom & Gladys Gambriel +1984Faculty papers DSA2/1/1051/6
SA319302John Hall & SonsChrist among the elders in the TempleJoseph & Harriet CraigFaculty papers DSA2/1/19/9
NA119273John Hall & SonsNativity with shepherds & MagiLilian Maud Coley +1918Faculty papers P 22/2/1/19
NA21926?John Hall & SonsAnnunciationWilliam & Anne ColeyFaculty papers DSA2/1/6/25

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.