Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2020
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Stained Glass Windows at St Giles
Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW18993Kempe signedNativityThomas Allen
SC218611C.A Gibbs signedBishop's mitre & geometric designBishop Hare & family
Organ Cham18632H Hughes signedRoad to Emmaus;Miraculous Draught of fishesJohn Mair +1863
Organ Cham+18592Ward & Hughes3 Maries at TombElizabeth Fawcett & daughtersOpinion of Martin Harrison
SN1+18632Ward & HughesChrist's entry to Jerusalem (faded)Henry FawcettOpinion of Martin Harrison
SN2+18712Ward & HughesGood ShepherdRev Thomas FawcettBuildings of England
SAW18942Kempe signedA.E Tombleson signedPeter & John heal lame man at Beautiful GateRev Charles Lloyd & familySouth Bucks Standard 22.6.1894
WW+18632C.A Gibbs signedThe Lost SheepMrs Margaret Mair
NC+18611C.A GibbsNoli me TangereMrs Emma LloydStylistic attribution
NAE18643H.Hughes signedStory of JosephJohn Mair +1848
NA119052Bryans signedSt Elizabeth;St John BaptistSarah Haden
NA218912KempeSt Giles;Mary of BethanyMary Moore +1888Corpus of Kempe Stained Glass
NA319252Bryans signedSt John;Madonna & childRev John Haden
NAW2James Powell & SonsQuarries (Kitchen/toilet)Assumed
S Cler1-32 eachDiamond shaped quarries with star shape, white background

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.