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The Historic Neston Memorial Windows

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[B] Kitchen Window
[B] Kitchen Window
Maker: Attributed to Clayton & Bell
Design: G.J. Baguley
Subjects: Left – Nativity
Centre – Ascension
Right – Christ with the elders
Style: very early Aesthetic period
In memory of Prisilla Pacy who died 1872
[C] North Aisle
[C] North Aisle
Maker: W. Gammon & Co 1901
Design: Bernard Rice
Subjects: Left – St George
Right – St Michael
Style: War memorial in the Arts and crafts
movement style.
In memory of Parishioners who fell in the first world war.
[D] North Aisle
[D] North Aisle
Maker: Newbery of London, 1928
Design: Rupert Corbould
Subjects: Left - St Barnabas
Right - Christian Warrior
Style: Late Gothic Revival
In memory of Joseph Pemberton, his sons and daughter, Joseph Arther, Geoffrey Harris and Emma
[E] North Aisle
[E] North Aisle
Maker: Morris & Co. 1901
Design: Edward Burne-Jones
Subjects: Left – Virgin Mary
Right – St John
Style: Pre- Raphaelite
In memory of John Gaitskell Churton (1841-1901) and his wife Jane (1844-19250)
[F] North Aisle
[F] North Aisle
Maker: Morris & Co. 1906
Design: Edward Burne-Jones
Subjects: Left – St Paul
Right – St Thomas
Style: Pre- Raphaelite
In memory of Reginald Bushell ( 1842-1909)
[G] Vestry Window
[G] Vestry Window
Maker: Morris & Co. 1894
Design: Edward Burne-Jones
Subjects: Left – Enoch
Centre – David
Right – Elijah
Style: Pre- Raphaelite
In memory of David Russell M.D. died 1893
[H] Vestry Window
[H] Vestry Window
Maker: Morris & Co. 1928
Design: John Henry Dearle
Subject: Two Mary’s at the empty sepulchure. Tracy: Angel with dulcimer
Style: Pre- Raphaelite
In memory of Henry Matthison Beausire (1826) and his wife Isabel Honeyman (1870-1927)
[J] The Chancel
[J] The Chancel
Maker: John Hardman & Co 1875
Design: John Hardman Powel
Subjects: Left – Adoration of the Magi
Centre – Crucifixion (Charity)
Right – Resurrection (Hope)
Style: Medieval Revival
In memory of Joseph and Elizabeth Lyon and sons Joseph and Thomas Hays Lyon
[I] The Chancel
[I] The Chancel
Maker: Newbury of London
Design: Rupert Corbould
Subjects: St Paul
Style: late Gothic Revival
In memory of Leslie Wickliffe Troughton M.A. Vicar of Neston (1920-1923)
[K] South Aisle
[K] South Aisle
Maker: Clayton & Bell (1880-1888)
Design: Figure work by J.R.Clayton
Style: Clayton was influenced by hi friend Rossetti, founder member of the pre Raphealite Brotherhood. In memory of the assistant Head of Neston School Esther Johnson, who died in 1817. The Head Mistress of Neston & Parkgate, Mary Ann Kerns who died in 1886, is remembered in two lights that were added in 1888
[L] South Aisle
[L] South Aisle
Maker: Morris & Co 1888
Design: Edward Burn-Jones
Subjects: Left – Justice
Right – Humility
Style: Pre Raphaelite
In memory of Christopher bushel who died in 1887
[M] South Aisle
[M] South Aisle
Maker: C.E.Kempe & Co 1900
Design: Charles Eamer Kempe
Subjects: Left – Prudence
Right – Fortitude
Style: 16th Century Gothic Revival
In memory of Christopher bushel who died in 1887
[N] Souh Aisle
[N] Souh Aisle
Maker: C.E.Kemp & Co 1905
Design: John Lisle
Subjects: Left - St Michael
Right – St George
Style: 16th century Gothic revival
In memory of George Edward Yorke Gleadowe, Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
[A] Font Window
[A] Font Window
Maker: Heaton Butler and Baynes 1875
Design: In the design of Henry Holiday
Subject: Depicts biblical stories of the sea
The window was erected by Commander John Monk RN (1791-1880). After many heroic acts in the Napoleonic wars, he was discharged with a severely injured hand and blind in one eye. Not surprisingly he was known locally as “Nelson”. Brass plates in the window reveals, commemorate him and over twenty previous members of his family, the first being born in 1701

West end windows, designed by students of Neston High School

Our grateful thanks to Ken Goodyear for the research and information of the  "The Neston Memorial Windows" and to Peter Coward for supplying the pictures.