Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2020
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Stained Glass Windows at St Michael (Myland)
Colchester, Essex
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW5Wilmshurst1&5:Angels;2&4:Saints, 3:Christ blessing (presented by Rev A.E Julius)Essex Standard 18.7.1855
SC18551WilmshurstAngel with scrollPhilip Strong +1849Essex Standard 18.7.1855
SA118632WilmshurstRaising Widow of Nain's son;Raising Lazarus (background removed)Sydney Strong +1862Building News 19.6.1863
SA218742Raising Jairus' daughter;Peter raises DorcasHenrietta de la Garde
SA319022E.J PrestAnna Philippa Strong brought before Angel GabrielAnna Philippa StrongBuildings of England
NC18551WilmshurstAngels (2 original windows one above other)Philip Strong +1849Essex Standard 18.7.1855
   

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.