Hugh Easton (1906-1965)

Stained glass artist. Hugh Ray Easton was born in London and educated at Wellington College, Berkshire. He worked with the stained glass firm of George Blacking in Guildford in the late 1920s, before moving to establish his studio in Cambridge. After the war he set up a studio in Hampstead, and then Holbein Place in London. At this time most of his windows were made at the studio of Robert Hendra and Geoffrey Harper, where they interpreted his full-size drawings. Hugh Easton was popular in the post-war period as a designer of stained glass war memorials, the most famous of which were those made for the Battle of Britain Chapel in Westminster Abbey.

Further reading

Adam Goodyear, ‘Something Quite Exceptional’: Hugh Easton and the Battle of Britain Memorial Window for Rolls-Royce (The Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust, 2010).

Caroline Swash, 'Easton, Hugh Ray (1906–1965)' in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004).



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  St John the Baptist and St Martin Dividing his Cloak St John the Baptist and St Martin Dividing his Cloak
designer: Hugh Easton
about 1948
Church of St Cybi, Holyhead, Anglesey
south wall of south aisle
  Christ in Glory Christ in Glory
designer: Hugh Easton
1955
Church of St Martin, Roath, Cardiff
east window of the chancel
  Cross with a Crown of Thorns and Chalice Cross with a Crown of Thorns and Chalice
designer: Hugh Easton
1956
Church of St Martin, Roath, Cardiff
east window of the north aisle




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