Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. John
Wembley, Outer London (formerly Middlesex)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW19493Joseph E. NuttgensSt. Peter; Risen Christ; St. ThomasCharles & Eleanor GoddardSigned drawing at W end
SC1Ornamental, roundel:Pelican
SA119002}Suffer little childrenEdith Harwood +1886
SA218992} same designer3 Maries at the TombJames Hudson
SA319002}Conversion of PaulCol. Goddard
Choir vestry1957Centre of WWRobert Baldwin & Arthur LucasArms of Borough of Wembley ( from Wembley Town Hall in 1965)Inscribed as presented by them to the Borough
NC1Ornamental, roundel:XPC
NAE+18953Herbert BryansPeter; Christ resurrected; St. JohnR. Copland-CrawfordStylistic attribution
NA118852Ward & Hughes signedGood SamaritanThomas Curtis +1884
NA2+19292W. C. Langford, 34 Oakley Sq. London NW signedChrist blessingAlan Paull
NA318982W. C. Langford, 34 Oakley Sq. London NW signedAnna; SimeonWalford WrightThe Builder 14 Jan 1899
   

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.