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William Morgan and William Salesbury

  William Morgan and William Salesbury

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1936

Two-light window with standing figures of the two translators of the Welsh Bible.

firm/studio: probably Burlison & Grylls

Church of St Mary and All Saints, Conwy
south transept

An open book at the top of the window has the Welsh text 'Yn y dechrae ydd oed y Gair' (In the beginning was the Word, John 1: 1).

Given in memory of Mary Jane Eliza (1843-1936), wife of George Swinford Wood of Bodlondeb. She was descended from both men depicted, from William Salesbury through her father and William Morgan through her mother.

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 07-11-2020


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Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 218.

Richard Haslam, Julian Orbach and Adam Voelcker, The Buildings of Wales: Gwynedd (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009), p. 321.


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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2020. (accessed 4 August 2021)

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  William Morgan and William Salesbury

Photo © Martin Crampin

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