Women of Stained Glass History

This month we had Jacqui Fowler speak to us about women stained glass artists of the 20th century. Here is a summary of some of those artists and where you can visit their work (when lockdown is over).

Nearby to Sale

  • St George’s Parish Church, Altrincham, Mary Lowndes window from 1915 ​
  • St Peter’s Parish Church, Swinton, Veronica Whall’s windows from 1935​
  • Manchester Climbing Centre (was St Benedict’s Church), Ardwick, Margaret “Tor” Rope window
  • St Michael Church, Ashton under Lyme, Nativity window by Moira Forsyth
  • Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, window by Margaret Trahern
  • Manchester Cathedral, Fire window by Margaret Trahern
Window by Mary Lowndes at St George’s Parish Church, Altrincham, 1915 ​

Further Away

  • The Glass House (now private businesses) 9-12 Lettice Street, Fulham, London
  • Shrewsbury Cathedral, Baptistry Window by Margaret “Marga” Rope c.1920​
  • Guildford Cathedral, Rose Window by Moira Forsyth
  • Stained Glass Museum at Ely Cathedral including work by Wilhelmina Geddes, Margaret Trahern & more
  • Cathedral of St Martin, Ypres, Belgium, Rose window by Wilhelmina Geddes
Ascension Window by Moira Forsyth at Church of the Holy Family, Farnham, Surrey, Circa. 1975​

Main article photo is a recycled glass window by Florence Camm at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. All photos copyright Jacqui Fowler.

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