TG1807 : St Andrew's church in Colney - Victorian glass

taken 10 years ago, near to Colney, Norfolk, Great Britain

St Andrew's church in Colney - Victorian glass
St Andrew's church in Colney - Victorian glass
One of four windows presented by Hugh Gurney Barclay of Colney Hall in memory of his wife Evelyn Louisa Barclay, who on 22 October 1899 died in childbirth, aged 37. She is depicted on the left panel. The toddler at her feet is David Stuart, born in 1897. He died of wounds in 1917, a casualty of WW1, and is buried in the churchyard > LinkExternal link. The baby on her lap is Rosamund Alice, after whose birth her mother died. The right panel shows the other Barclay children. They are, clockwise: Terence Henry Ford (1882-1911), the oldest son, who is wearing a blue shirt. He held the rank of a captain in the 1st Battalion Irish Guards and was killed, aged 29, by one of the family's pet lions - Evelyn Hugh (1886-1956); he married Phyllis Patty, daughter of Savile Brinton Crossley, 1st Baron Somerleyton and Phyllis Bathe, and as the only surviving son inherited the Colney estate - Phyllis Dorothy (1888-1976); she was first married to Major Henry Cecil Johnson and in a second marriage to Ivor Buxton - Richenda Louisa (born 1890) - Cecil Lorna Ailwyn (born 1891); she married Col Malise Graham in 1929 and in a second Captain Eric William Edward Fellowes, 3rd Baron Ailwyn - Ursula Mary (1884-1915), the oldest Barclay daughter; she married Alfred Hardcastle Collier, 3rd Baron Monkswell.

St Andrew's church > Link is situated on the Old Watton Road, only a few steps beside the busy B 1108. It has a Saxon round tower, with the adjoining building as we see it today dating mainly from the 15th century. The church was extensively restored in Victorian times but has retained its original early C15 baptismal font > Link and a memorial > Link on the chancel floor dating from the same time. The chancel contains a 16th century table tomb > Link - the chancel screen > Link is modern.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 September, 2010   (more nearby)
Thursday, 23 September, 2010
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 180 079 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.5342N 1:13.2411E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 180 079
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