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.

technique: stained glass

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

Church of St Seiriol, Holyhead, Anglesey
east wall of the chancel

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).


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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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