Edwinstowe St Mary


Key to window positions

1Photo of the east windowThe East Window, of three lights. 1864

Subject – the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, the Resurrection

Money donated by Miss Cutts in memory of her Uncle

By W Ward & Hughes, Soho London.

2Chancel south wall , window of two lights

Subject – Life of Virgin Mary, birth, Annunciation, Mary as Queen of Heaven, Mary as the Lady in Revelations standing on the moon surrounded by stars.

By Heaton Butler 1871 in memory of Louise Blanche and child, wife of Hon Cecil George Savile Foljambe, later Earl of Liverpool.

N.B. The Hon Cecil G S Foljambe had windows installed in several other churches in Nottinghamshire in memory of his wife Louise, namely: Ollerton St Giles; Scofton St John the Evangelist; Sturton le Steeple St Peter & St Paul (destroyed by fire 1901); Wellow St Swithun; Worksop Priory of Our Lady & St Cuthbert; Worksop St John the Evangelist; also in other counties - Derbyshire, South & North Yorkshire and Sussex. He is reputed to have designed some of them himself.

3Lady Chapel east window, of three lights

Subject – Archangels St Michael, St Gabriel, and St Raphael

By Powell 1891. In memory of Capt James Fane Alexander of the 17th Lancers (of Edwinstowe Hall)

4Lady Chapel south wall, window of two lights, 1900

Subject – Christ the Good Shepherd, St John

In memory of Frances Ibotson, wife of the vicar of Edwinstowe, put in by her daughter.

5Lady Chapel south wall, window of two lights

Subject – Our Lady with Infant Jesus, Our Lord as Light of the World. In memory of the brothers and sisters of Elizabeth Millns.

6Lady Chapel south wall, window of two lights 1902

Subject – ‘Suffer little children to come unto me’

St Paul at the feet of Gamaliel. In memory of William Joseph Curtis, headmaster of Edwinstowe School, by public subscription.

7South wall by font, window of two lights 1960

Subject – St Christopher, St Dorothy, in memory of Dorothy Ottoline, wife of Edmund Shaw Browne.

8Tower west window, lancet with transom bar (see Pevsner)

Subject – Lamb of God, Cross.

9Rigley-Ward Memorial – four small lights

Subject – star on blue background.

10In the North Aisle behind organ is a fragment of ruby and silver medieval stained glass, believed to be part of a finial to a canopy.

The remaining windows have plain glass.