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The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary, St John and Welsh Saints


Five-light window. Together with Mary and John, the saints David and Deiniol were depicted, with local saints Cybi and Seiriol kneeling.

firm/studio: C.E. Kempe & Co Ltd

Church of St Seiriol, Holyhead, Anglesey
east wall of the chancel (window number: I)

East window given as a memorial to all from the parish who had fallen in the First World War. It was among the largest windows in Wales made by the studio, and cost 447. Following the demolition of the church in 1992, the glass was moved to Tonbridge School Chapel, Kent. A tablet recording the names of the fallen was made by Wippell & Co., costing 190, survives in Holyhead at the Church of St Cybi (with thanks to Martin Briscoe for additional information).

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 28-05-2019


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Philip Collins, The Corpus of Kempe Stained Glass in the UK and Ireland (Kempe Trust, 2000), 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, 2019. (accessed 20 August 2022)

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