Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2020
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Stained Glass Windows at St. John
Bexley, Outer London (formerly Kent)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
Ap19495 2lightBarton, Kinder, AldersonCall to disciples;Agony;Crucifixion; "And he saw & believed"; Jesus' appearance to disciples after resurrectionFaculty
SA22Barton, Kinder, Alderson signedChrist healing blind
SA319912Nicola Kantorowicz signedSundial & GlobeCharles Pearce +1989Faculty 1991 Box4
SA51(see note)Christ preaching
SAW2(see note)Annunciation; Nativity
WW(S)19262Jones & WillisMatthew; MarkSir Robert Rogers +1924Faculty
WW(N)19262Jones & WillisLuke; JohnSir Robert Rogers +1924Faculty
NA22Clayton & BellAdoration of Magi (background removed)Stylistic attribution
NA419491Barton, Kinder, Alderson signedSt. Christopher
NAW19492Barton, Kinder, Alderson signedJ.R. Blackford signedChrist & children
NoteBackground removed. Victorian glass reset.

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.