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Bethesda, Cradley

Oldswinford

Great Witley

Summary

Year Location Address Description Source
1927 Causeway Green Church Langley The Good Shepherd & 2 other windows Bill's Memories booklet, p.30
Early Days pages
1929 Cathedral Lagos, Nigeria 30 ft high, 2 tiers of 5 lights surrounded by tracery.
Lower tier Saints Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
Centre The Crucifixion & Ascension.
Upper tier
The Heavenly Host.
Newspaper articles
Stained Glass Lecture
Westmidlanders 1963
1929 Grammar School Oldbury Ten-light memorial WW1 featuring Justice, Fortitude and Courage Stained Glass Lecture
Bill's Memories booklet, p.30
Newspaper article
1933 New Street Methodist Church
Wordsley
3 lights centre The Angel of the Resurrection, either side the son & daughter of the donor.
Later on 2 other windows.
Bill's Memories booklet, p.30
Westmidlanders 1963
Featured on the Stourbridge Stained Glass Works flier
1934 St Peters, Cradley
Parish Church
Cradley 3 new chancel windows
St Peter, I am the Good Shepherd, St John
Stourbridge Stained Glass Works flier.
County Express article April 28 1934
Glass Technologists talk
Six other chancel windows

Westmidlanders  1963
Glass Technologists talk

1934 St Lukes Reddall Hill,
Cradley Heath
Teacher Ellen window
 
Newspaper article from 1934
Black Countryman winter 1963
Stourbridge Stained Glass Works flier
1934 St Lukes

 
Reddall Hill,
Cradley Heath
2 smaller windows in the Lady Chapel Stourbridge Stained Glass Works flier
Stained Glass Lecture
1935 Witley Church Great Witley Re-leading the Price windows Westmidlanders 1963
Price windows letter
1936 Bank Street Methodist Church Brierley Hill Window Glass Technologists talk
1937 Council House Stourbridge Windows including Borough Arms Westmidlanders 1963
Glass Technologists talk
1938 St Marks Stambermill The Good Shepherd Westmidlanders 1963
1960 Mayoral Car Stourbridge Illuminated Town Arms Westmidlanders 1963
About 1962 Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Family Yardley, Birmingham 2 modern stained glass windows Newspaper article
Glass Technologists talk
About 1962 St Paul's Church Worcester Replacement of pieces of stained glass broken by vandals. Newspaper article
1963 New Providence Methodist Church Colley Gate Cradley Representation of the Christian life by colours Newspaper articles
Westmidlanders  1963
Glass Technologists talk
1965 St Andrews Church Wollescote Baptistery window
The Flames of the Trinity

Newspaper article
Glass Technologists talk

1967 Hospital Chapel Wordsley 14 windows modern colour mosaic symbolic of the Christian Life Newspaper articles
1968 Family Home Wollescote 4 windows with coats of arms representing the education of his sons.  
1970 St Peters Stourton Restored window
4 parts including St Chad wearing glassses
Newspaper article
Glass Technologists talk
1970s Potters Bar Methodist Church Kinver 2 narrow modern windows Glass Technologists talk
1972 St Johns Dudley Wood Moved & rebuilt window from St Lukes Dudley Newspaper articles
Glass Technologists talk
1976 Stourbridge Spiritualist Church Union Street Stourbridge Design based on the Spiritualist emblem, the Sunflower Newspaper article August 27 1976
About 1976 Village Church
 
Kinver North Aisle, Foley Chapel
Rescued pieces from demolished Aisle.
Kinver Church newspaper article.
Glass Technologists talk
After 1982 St Luke's Cradley Heath Memorial window for Andrew Joseph Marson Design board
  Baptist Church Cradley   Westmidlanders 1963
  Bethesda Methodist Church Cradley   Newspaper article
Still existing in 2010, photographed
Building demolished
Windows presumed lost
Not visited by 2012/
Not known
Still existing in 2010, photographed
Away for repair in 2012
 
Still existing in 2014, photographed
Still existing in 2015, photographed
Still existing in 2016, photographed
     
  Thanks are due to the many good people who allowed access in September 2010, February 2012, May & November 2014, October 2015 and April 2016 to the various buildings where the windows mentioned by Bill are located and to take photographs used here to illustrate the notes originally made by him.  In all cases this was done with good grace and fellowship.
 

Acknowledgement is made for the following sources of pictures:

Finding the Saviour in the Temple - Picture: Birmingham City Art Gallery
Glass: Museum of Stained Glass, Ely