Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2020
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Stained Glass Windows at St Mary
Drayton Beauchamp, Buckinghamshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW18675Clayton & Bell10 Apostles (old glass extensively restored)The Builder 2.3.1867
SAE18913Clayton & BellCharge to PeterWilliam & Mary GriffinBucks Herald 3.10.1891
SA118984Clayton & BellIsaiah;Jeremiah;Ezekiel;DanielRev Richard HookerBuildings of England
SA218973Clayton & BellAgonyQueen Victoria JubileeBuildings of England
WW18712Clayton & BellBVM;St JosephJohn & Charlotte Griffin +1869Bucks Herald 16.12.1871
NC1Clayton & BellNoli me Tangere
NAE18923Clayton & BellSuffer little childrenJohn & Charlotte GriffinBuildings of England
NA14Clayton & BellNativityStylistic attribution
NA23Clayton & BellAnnunciation

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.