Collingham
All Saints

Glass

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Key to Glass

Chancel

1.First on the north wall (on the left) is the Berry window with the dedication:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOMAS LETTS BERRY OF THIS PARISH. BORN MARCH 14TH 1880. DIED MARCH 13TH 1915 OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION AT NEUVE CHAPPELLE. LAID TO REST ESTAIRES CEMETERY FRANCE.

Mee (1937) describes this window which ‘has a choir of red winged angels hovering above, while our Lord in a gleaming gown of rose and gold appears to Mary kneeling in a rich blue robe. This window is in the memory of Thomas Berry, the first man of the village to offer himself for the war [World War I] and the first to fall’.

2.In November 1911 a faculty was obtained to put a stained glass window at the east end of the chancel with the subject of Christ in Glory with his Saints.

The window is in memory of David Kirk who died in 1901, aged 67. He had served as churchwarden for 23 years. It is dedicated

To the glory of God and loving memory of David Kirk for 23 years Church Warden of this Parish. Died 12 Feb 1901. This window is dedicated by his widow and his children All Saints day 1911

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A faculty was issued in January 1955 for the erection of a stained glass window at the south-east end of the chancel with inscriptions, words, and figures:

On two scrolls held by angels

GLORY TO GOD
IN THE HIGHEST
ON EARTH, PEACE
AND GOODWILL TO MEN

at the foot of the window

THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH

IN MEMORY OF MARY ALLISIMON BERRY

provided that nothing will interfere with the tracery of the window or the removal of iron bars or supports that may intersect the window.

4-5.Plain glass windows.

South Aisle

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In March 1916 a faculty was granted to place a stained glass window at the east end of the south aisle. The subject was the Good Samaritan and the window was given in memory of Frank Broadbent, churchwarden 1905-15.

To the Glory of God and in memory of
Frank Broadbent MRCS LRCP
Churchwarden 1905 – 1915.
Died January 31st 1915. This
window was erected by parishioners
and friends AD 1916

7.The easternmost window on the south wall is dedicated to members of the Johnson–Rice families. The inscription reads:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY HUSBAND
ROBERT LONGMAN RICE
AND MY GRANDFATHER AND GRANDMOTHER
CHRISTOPHER AND JANE JOHNSON
AND MY FATHER AND MOTHER WILLIAM
AND ELIZABETH ANN JOHNSON
WHO HAVE ALL BEEN LAID TO REST
IN THIS CHURCHYARD

Below which is a plaque which tells us that

This Chapel was dedicated on July 4th 1943 in memory of Reginald Freestone Gould. Hon Canon of Southwell. Vicar of this Parish 1906 – 1939

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On the 25 May 1959 a faculty was issued to enable the erection of a stained glass memorial window inscribed

IN MEMORY OF COLONEL
THOMAS LANCELOT CONSTABLE
CURTIS D.L., J.P. 1885-1956

The conditions of the faculty were that nothing shall interfere with the tracery of the window or removal of iron bars or supports that may intersect the window. And to erect three bronze memorial tablets under the window to:

Henrietta Augusta Constable, eldest daughter of Capt Constable Curtis (1858-1950)

Charles Constable Curtis D.L. J.P., eldest son of Capt Constable Curtis (1852-1936)

Edith Fanny, daughter of the Reverend T G Onslow and wife of Charles Constable Curtis (1857-1944)

The window shows the interests of Lancelot Constable Curtis to whom the window is dedicated, namely the TA, Cricket at Collingham, the Home Guard River Patrol, Coldstream Guards and the British Legion. There are also smaller images which include; a fishing rod and basket, a dog, a rabbit, cricket cap also a bat and ball and a pheasant.

The brass dedication plaques below the window read:

In memory of Constable Curtis DL JP
eldest son of Capt Constable Curtis
12th Lancers 1852 – 1936
In memory of Edith Fanny
daughter of Revd T G Onslow
Wife of Charles Constable Curtis DL JP 1857 -1944
In memory of Henrietta Augusta Constable Curtis
eldest daughter of Capt Constable Curtis
12th Lancers 1859 - 1950
In memory of Irene daughter
of Frederick Hyland of Toronto
wife of Thomas Lancelot Constable Curtis 1888 – 1976

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The window in the west wall of the south aisle is in memory of F. W. Goodacre, a former vicar:

In Memory of

F. W. GOODACRE M.A.
Vicar of this Parish
1877 to 1905 ~

 

Tower

10.There is a geometric design in stained glass in the centre light of the west window.

North Aisle

11-12.Plain glass windows.

13.The east window of the north aisle is dedicated to members of the Turner familiy:

IN MEMORY OF JONATHAN TURNER
DIED JULY 21ST 1832 AGED 55 YEARS.

MILLICENT TURNER
DIED JUNE 27TH 1869 AGED 82 YEARS

ELIZABETH ANN TURNER
APRIL 1ST 1834 AGED 17 YEARS