The Ascension with Christ, Mary and Martha and Christ Blessing the Children

  The Ascension with Christ, Mary and Martha and Christ Blessing the Children

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1854

Three-light window.

technique: stained glass
size: 44 cm (width of each light)
firm/studio: William Wailes

Church of St Deiniol, Hawarden, Flintshire
south wall of Whitley Chancel

Inscriptions: 'But one thing is needful and Mary hath chosen that good part which shall not be taken away from her.' (Luke 10:42) 'This same Jesus which is taken from you into heaven shall so come in like manner as ye have see him go into heaven.' (Acts 1:11) 'Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.' (Matthew 18:4) 'Christ the firstfruits afterwards they that are Christ's at his coming.' (1 Corinthians 15:23) Tracery inscription: 'Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.' (Matthew 5:8)

Dedication: In memory of Lavinia wife of Henry Glynne rector of this parish who died October 3rd 1850 aged 29 and also of Catherine their daughter who died February 13th 1854.


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Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 367.

Malcolm Seaborne, Victorian and Later Stained Glass Windows in Flintshire Churches (Mold: 1996), p. 17.

View this object on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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