Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2019
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Stained Glass Windows at St. John Baptist (RC)
Brighton, Sussex
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
SCh118851WestlakeCoronation of BVMThe Tablet 18.7.1885
SCh218851WestlakeVisitationThe Tablet 18.7.1885
SN118871Lavers & WestlakeBV mary & AnneThe Builder 21.5.1887
SN218871Lavers & WestlakeSt. Teresa of AvilaThe Builder 21.5.1887
SN318871Lavers & WestlakeSt. Elizabeth of HungaryThe Builder 21.5.1887
SN418871Lavers & WestlakeSt. DominicThe Builder 21.5.1887
NCh118851WestlakeSt. John & ChristThe Tablet 18.7.1885
NCh218851WestlakeNoli me TangereThe Tablet 18.7.1885
NN118871Lavers & WestlakeSt. GregoryThe Builder 21.5.1887
NN"18871Lavers & WestlakeSt. Francis de SalesThe Builder 21.5.1887
NN318871Lavers & WestlakeSt. Edmund the KingThe Builder 21.5.1887
NN418871Lavers & WestlakeSt. FrancisThe Builder 21.5.1887

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.