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Abbreviations used for studios/artists
docDocumentedPrimary source to support the attribution.
litLiteratureSecondary source to support the attribution.
sgnSignedThe window is signed with name, initials or mark.
attribAttributedA likely attribution.
defDefinitelyThe attribution is made with confidence.
Abbreviations used for dates
docDocumentedPrimary source to support the given date.
litLiteratureSecondary source to support the given date.
sgnSignedDate appearing on the glass along with the signature or mark.
inscInscribedA date formally painted as part of the inscription.
plaqPlaqueA date appearing on a plaque nearby.
memMemorialA date of death appearing either on the glass or on a plaque nearby; note that the date of installation of a window could vary greatly from the memorial date.
circaCircaA likely date.
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Annaghmore
St Francis
Reference: 010030

W01
chancel; east
Four lancets, 3440mm x 500mm and six tracery-lights.

Patronage: In memory of Charles Ensor of Ardress.

studio Alexander Gibbs & Co.; London (sgn)

studio Alexander Gibbs & Co.; London (lit)
date 1898 (lit)
Guardian, 9 Nov 1898, p.1727

Iconography
Ballymoyer
St Luke
Reference: 010990

W01
chancel; east
Three lancets, 1830mm x 620mm; 1950mm x 630mm; 1830mm x 620mm, three quatrefoils and six other tracery-lights.

Patronage: In memory of Marcus Synnot (d. 1855).

date 1864 (plaq)

studio Earley & Powell; Dublin (doc)
artist Earley, Thomas (1819-1893) (doc)
drawing in Earley collection at the NCAD, Dublin

Iconography
Ballycastle
Boyd Church
Holy Trinity
Reference: 015820

W01
chancel; apse; east
Three separate lancets (NE, E, SE), 1940mm x 600mm; 3350mm x 770mm; 1940mm x 600mm.

Patronage: In memory of Alexander and Ann Boyd of Ballycastle.

studio Earley & Powell; Dublin (def)
artist Earley, Thomas (1819-1893) (attrib)
date 1868 (insc)

Iconography
Belfast St Peter
St Peter
Reference: 015240

W01
chancel; east
Five lancets: centre 4820mm x 780mm; others 4350mm x 530mm and eleven panel tracery-lights.

Patronage: Kinahan family.

Centre lancet installed 1900. Outer four lancets and tracery angel circa 1902.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (sgn)

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (doc)
Heaton, Butler & Bayne trade catalogue, 1909

date 1900 (lit)
from parish records, transcribed in church guide/history book

Iconography
Bangor Abbey
Bangor South
No dedication
Reference: 013580

W01
chancel; south
Three lancets, 3900mm x 7600mm.

Patronage: In memory of James Steele Nicholson.

studio Joshua Clarke & Sons; Dublin (sgn)
date 1899 (mem)

Iconography
Tempo
No dedication
Reference: 012020

W01
chancel; east
Three lancets, 4100mm x 610mm; 4710mm x 610mm; 4100mm x 610mm.

Patronage: In memory of Henry Cavendish Butler (1811-1891).

Light poor on day of photography.

date 1893 (insc)

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
artist Bacon, Percy (b. 1861) (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Kilnasoolagh
No dedication
Reference: 230420

W01
sanctuary; east
Three lancets, not measured, and six panel tracery-lights.

Patronage: Elizabeth La Touche.

Window moved from Kirwan House Orphanage, Dublin and installed here in 1959.

date 1842 (mem)

studio William Warrington & Son; London (doc)
Warrington list of commissions, circa 1865, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Ardamine
St John the Evangelist
Reference: 160010

W01
chancel; apse; north-east
One lancet, 1630mm x 300mm.

Patronage: Richards.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (lit)
date 1860 (lit)
Ecclesiologist, 1860, vol.21, p.259

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W01
sanctuary; north
Two lancets, 2490mm x 380mm and one quatrefoil.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
artist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (doc)
date 1886 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Antrim
All Saints
Reference: 014760

W02
south transept; south; east-most
Four lancets, 2720mm x 530mm and ten tracery-lights.

Patronage: In memory of George Clarke.

W03 has armorial glass, also in the Shrigley & Hunt catalogue.

date 1909 (insc)

studio Shrigley & Hunt; Lancaster (doc)
Shrigley & Hunt trade catalogue, published circa 1930

Iconography
Ballybrack
St Matthias
Reference: 110690

W02
chancel; south
Two lancets 1960mm x 530mm, one quatrefoil and two mouchettes.

Patronage: Neville.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (sgn)
date 1907 (mem)

Iconography
Aghour
St Lachtan
Reference: 150020

W02
sanctuary; east
Two lancets, 1650mm x 460mm.

Patronage: Fowler.

studio O'Connor; London (def)
date 1858 (sgn)

Iconography
Ardamine
St John the Evangelist
Reference: 160010

W02
chancel; apse; east
One lancet, 1630mm x 300mm.

Patronage: Richards.

date 1860 (insc)

studio Clayton & Bell; London (lit)
Ecclesiologist, 1860, vol.21, p.259

Iconography
Clonfeacle
St Patrick
Reference: 010320

W02
nave; south; east-most
Three mullioned-and-transomed lancets, lower 1250mm x 520mm, upper 880mm x 520mm.

Patronage: In memory of Mary Hogg Bruce.

date 1893 (mem)

No artist identified

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W02
chancel; apse; north-east
Two lancets, 2490mm x 380mm and one quatrefoil.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
artist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (doc)
date 1886 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W03
chancel; apse; east
Two lancets, 2490mm x 380mm and one quatrefoil.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
artist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (doc)
date 1886 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Whitehouse
St John
Reference: 015970

W03
nave; south; east-most
One small lancet, not measured.

Patronage: Given by J. Kinahan in memory of his sister.

Evidently a rood window, although no evidence of rood screen. Presumably a portrait of the dedicatee.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (def)
date 1902 (plaq)

Iconography
Belfast Cathedral
St Anne
Reference: 015110

W03
chancel; apse; east
Three separate lancets, 2810mm x 580mm; 4410mm x 2040mm; 2810mm x 580mm.

Patronage: In memory of Sir William Gillilan Johnson.

Moved from earlier church on this site. Provenance difficult to confirm as much new work by James Watson (1926-1998), following extensive damage.

date 1886 (memplaq)

No artist identified

Iconography
Ardamine
St John the Evangelist
Reference: 160010

W03
chancel; apse; south-east
One lancet, 1630mm x 300mm.

Patronage: Richards.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (lit)
date 1860 (lit)
Ecclesiologist, 1860, vol.21, p.259

Iconography
Clonfeacle
St Patrick
Reference: 010320

W03
nave; south; 2nd from east
Three mullioned-and-transomed lancets, lower 1250mm x 520mm, upper 880mm x 520mm.

Patronage: Given by Major General Edward George Browne in memory of Mabel Browne.

date 1931 (mem)

No artist identified

Iconography
Ardamine
St John the Evangelist
Reference: 160010

W04
chancel; south
One lancet, 1780mm x 330mm.

Patronage: Richards.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (def)
date 1860 (circa)

Iconography
Abbeyleix
St Michael and All Angels
Reference: 170010

W04
chancel; apse; south-east
Two lancets, 2490mm x 380mm and one quatrefoil.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
artist Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) (doc)
date 1886 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Dublin St Stephen
St Stephen
Reference: 110480

W04
nave; south; east-most
One small classical opening, 1370mm x 1490mm.

Patronage: May.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (def)
date 1876 (memplaq)

Iconography
Castlerock
Christ Church
Reference: 012210

W04
south transept; south
Three separate lancets, 2400mm x 590mm; 3160mm x 590mm; 2400mm x 590mm.

Patronage: In memory of Colonel Robert Bruce, 1825-1899.

studio O'Connor & Taylor; London (attrib)

date 1900 (lit)
Building News, 1900, vol.78, p.389

Iconography
Aghour
St Lachtan
Reference: 150020

W05
nave; south; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 2130mm x 660mm, one quatrefoil and four small tracery lights.

Patronage: Mease.

studio O'Connor; London (sgn)
date 1864 (sgn)

Iconography
Aughaval
Holy Trinity
Reference: 100070

W06
nave; south; 3rd from east
Three lancets, 2390mm x 510mm, one 8-foil, two quatrefoils and two trefoils.

Patronage: Sydney.

Each of the scenes is an allegory of one of the Beatitudes.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (def)
date 1864 (mem)
date 1875 (circa)

Iconography
Aughaval
Holy Trinity
Reference: 100070

W07
nave; south; west-most
Three lancets, 2390mm x 510mm, one 8-foil, two quatrefoils and two trefoils.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (def)
date 1874 (mem)

Iconography
Swanlinbar
St Augustine
Reference: 070610

W07
nave; north; east-most
Left-hand of two separate lancets 4370mm x 590mm.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (def)
date 1920 (mem)

Iconography
Julianstown
St Mary
Reference: 120420

W07
nave; west; upper
One cinquefoil, not measured.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (def)
date 1907 (circa)

Iconography
Londonderry Christ Church
Free Church Derry
Christ Church
Reference: 012350

W07
nave; south; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 3200mm x 530mm and one quatrefoil.

Patronage: First Word War memorial.

In 1918, Macbride left the studio of Joshua Clarke and worked independently.

artist MacBride, William (1880-1962) (sgn)
date 1920 (circa)

Iconography
Swanlinbar
St Augustine
Reference: 070610

W08
nave; north; east-most
Right-hand of two separate lancets, 4370mm x 590mm.

studio Alexander Gibbs & Co.; London (sgn)
date 1900 (mem)

Iconography
Cappagh
Mountjoy Forest East
No dedication
Reference: 012180

W08
nave; north; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 3310mm x 810mm and one quatrefoil.

Patronage: In memory of Revd James Rowland Scott.

The scroll in the tracery makes it clear that the four main scenes are intended to exemplify the Acts of Mercy.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (def)
date 1874 (memplaq)

Iconography
Kells St Colmcille
St Colmcille
Reference: 120430

W09
north transept; east
Marble monument, 519mm x 1220mm with opus sectile panel 380mm x 1090mm.

Patronage: Thomas, Marquess of Headfort.

Opus sectile - not stained glass.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
date 1895 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Ardee
St Mary's Abbey
St Mary
Reference: 010390

W09
nave; north; east-most
Three lancets, 2900mm x 460mm and three intersecting tracery-lights.

Patronage: In memory of Annie, wife of A. Lockett Ford, given by her friends, including the Lord Primate and the Bishops of Cork and Derry.

date 1906 (mem)

No artist identified

Iconography
Finaghy
St Polycarp
Reference: 015050

W10
baptistry; north
One lancet, 580mm x 470mm and two tracery-lights.

Patronage: Given by 'The Architects'.

These three baptistry windows are not included in the iconographic scheme proposed in 1932 by Shrigley & Hunt and may have been brought in from elsewhere.

studio Ward & Partners; Belfast (attrib)
date 1932 (circa)

Iconography
Dublin St Stephen
St Stephen
Reference: 110480

W10
nave; north; 4th from east
One small classical opening, 1370mm x 1490mm.

Patronage: Carson.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
cartoonist Rhead, George (doc)
date 1891 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Bangor Abbey
Bangor South
No dedication
Reference: 013580

W11
north transept; west
Two lancets, 3880mm x 310mm and one tracery-light.

Patronage: In memory fo Stephen James Coulter.

studio Caldermac Studios; Belfast (attrib)
date 1983 (mem)

Iconography
Killesk
Arthurstown
All Saints
Reference: 160290

W11
nave; west
Rose, 1520mm diameter, of seven trefoils, 460mm diameter.

cartoonist Daniels, George (1854-1940) (def)

studio Clayton & Bell; London (lit)
date 1884 (lit)
Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette, 26 April 1884

Iconography
Crinken
Shankill Dublin
St James
Reference: 110085

W12
nave; north; 2nd from east
Two lancets, 4220mm x 460mm.

Patronage: Hackett.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (def)
date 1895 (mem)

Iconography
Kilmore Cathedral
St Fethlimidh
Reference: 070440

W13
nave; north aisle; north; east-most
Two lancets, 1800mm x 560mm, one trefoil and two small tracery-lights.

Patronage: Stafford.

studio Mayer & Co.; Munich (def)
artist Dixon, William Francis (1848-1928) (attrib)
date 1900 (insc)

Iconography
Kilbride Bray
St Brigid
Reference: 111250

W14
chancel; east; reredos
560mm x 1370mm.

Patronage: Daley.

Panel of opus sectile set as altar reredos.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
date 1915 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography
Knock
Knockcolumbkille
St Columba
Reference: 014020

W14
north transept; north
Three lancets, not measured and one separate circle.

Patronage: In memry of John and Mary Balmer and Margaret Louisa Balmer.

studio Ward & Partners; Belfast (sgn)
date 1926 (insc)

Iconography
Celbridge
Kildrought
Christ Church
Reference: 111100

W15
north transept; north; west-most
Two lancets, 2310mm x 610mm.

date 1917 (mem)

studio Shrigley & Hunt; Lancaster (doc)
Shrigley & Hunt trade catalogue, published circa 1930

Iconography
Dromore Cathedral
Christ the Redeemer
Reference: 014290

W16
north nave; east
Two lancets, not measured and one cinquefoil.

date 1871 (circa)

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (doc)
Heaton, Butler & Bayne trade catalogue, 1909

Iconography
Dublin St Bartholomew
St Bartholomew
Reference: 110320

W17
nave; west; south-most
Two lancets, 2670mm x 530mm and one quatrefoil approx 380mm diameter.

studio O'Connor; London (def)
date 1872 (mem)

Iconography
Dublin St Bartholomew
St Bartholomew
Reference: 110320

W18
nave; west; north-most
Two lancets, 2670mm x 530mm and one quatrefoil approx 380mm diameter.

studio O'Connor; London (sgn)
date 1872 (mem)

Iconography
Gorey
Christ Church
Reference: 160210

W19
baptistry; north
One opus sectile panel on wall beneath this window.

The panel is attributed to Ethel Rhind in the Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass.

date 1924 (circa)

artist Glasby, William (1863-1941) (doc)
William Glasby, reverse of letterhead dated June 1929, in private collection; ex. Inf. Don Green

Iconography
Limerick Cathedral
St Mary
Reference: 240015

W21
north transept; north
Five large lancets, not measured.

Patronage: Caswell.

RH lancet is obscured by the organ.

studio Clayton & Bell; London (def)
date 1874 (mem)

Iconography
Belfast Cathedral
St Anne
Reference: 015110

W23
nave; west; centre
One lancet, approximately 7600mm x 1500mm.

Patronage: Given by W.H. Lynn.

studio James Powell & Sons; London (doc)
artist Brown, John William (1842-928) (doc)
date 1903 (doc)
Archives of James Powell & Sons, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Iconography