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Peter's Commission

  Peter's Commission

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about 1903

Three-light window depicting Christ as the Good Shepherd with three disciples on either side and one in the ship on the Sea of Tiberias. One of the disciples, clearly Peter given the text below, kneels.

firm/studio: Robert J. Newbery

Church of St John the Baptist, Newton, Swansea
west wall

One of a group of similar windows depicting this scene by Robert Newbery.

Text: 'Lord thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee' (John 21:17).

Dedication: 'To the Glory of God and in loving memory of William Jones, Rector of Newton Nottage, 1873-1903, by Parishioners and Friends.'

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 14-12-2011


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Further reading

D. Charles Davies, The History of the Ancient Church situate at Newton Porthcawl in the Parish of Newton-Nottage (Porthcawl: 1938), p.34-5.


John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 474.


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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2011. (accessed 6 July 2020)

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  Peter's Commission

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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