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.

technique: stained glass

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.


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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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  William Morgan and William Salesbury

Photo © Martin Crampin

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