Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2019
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Michael
Wilmington, Kent (West)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW+18893Burlison & GryllsAgony; Crucifixion; EntombmentGeorgina CapelStylistic attribution
SChE18762Lavers, Barraud & Westlake signedTop: John the Baptist preaching. Below: Raising of LazarusJohn Tasker +1868
SCh1+18765Clayton & BellMary Magdalene; BVM; Christ resurrected; St. John; St. Peter (EW until 1889)Rev. HeberdenStylistic attribution
SA118832Hemming ?Lt:Solomon deciding who was true mother(Justice). Rt: Good Samaritan (Mercy)
SA219002HemmingJesus cures the blind; Jesus cures the lameDr. Thomas Clarke+1899Canterbury Diocesan Gazette May 1900
SA319022Hemming signedGood Shepherd; Suffer little childrenEmery & Martha QualeFaculty DCb/EF/6
NA119182Clayton & BellDorcas doing good worksMinnie Shears +1917Church History
NA219182Clayton & BellPresentation (restored by Hills 1991-2)RowlettChurch History
NA319042Jones & Willis signedFaith; HopeEdward & M Satterthwaite

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.