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Stained Glass - 01

Windows - John Rowlison Pretty Square 429

John Rowlison Pretty M.D.

Inscription reads:

I.M. [in memory] of John Rowlison Pretty M.D. who died December 30th 1857
Aged 35 years by his father William Pretty M.R.C.S.E 1872

[MRCSE – Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England]

We start our virtual tour on the North side of the church by the organ. This fragment at the top of the tracery is all that remains of the original window - possibly designed by Ward and Hughes

Thomas and Maria Pope

Inscription reads:

To the Glory of God and I.M. of Thomas Pope Esquire and Maria his wife. Erected 1877 by their son M. Pope.
“He giveth his beloved Sleep”

Moving round anti-clockwise - this fragment at the top of the tracery is all that remains of the original window - possibly designed by Ward and Hughes.

Georgina Tarbutt

Inscription reads:

Georgina (Lousada) Tarbutt Departed hence May 3rd 1875
“She is not dead but sleepeth”

The fragment at the top of the tracery is all that remains of the original window - possibly designed by Ward and Hughes and most probably Henry Hughes.

Centre boss detail showing the distinctive pink colouring to skin which suggests Henry Hughes' work.

Arthur Charles Tarbutt was the first vicar of St Peter's serving from 1870 to 1890. Georgina Tarbutt was his wife.

Arthur Tarbutt was born in 1809 and ordained in 1833. He married in 1844 and served as assistant curate at St Paul's Knightsbridge under Robert Liddell.

Arthur Tarbutt's mother and father were Martha Freeman and William Brackstone Tarbutt.