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Aidan McRae Thomson 9:00am, 17 May 2009
I thought this might be a good place for people to note locations and favourite pieces by Holiday; Currently I don't have a full gazeteer of where all his works are to be found, so to start off I'll just add I few I'm familiar with that others may be interested in:-

Alrewas, Staffordshire - Ascension (3 lights, east window) Painted detail has suffered badly, as has one of a pair of lancets nearby. (chancel north)

Bakewell, Derbyshire - Female Saints (2 lights, north side)

Buckland, Oxfordshire - east window (5 lights) & south transept (3 lights)

Chelmsford Cathedral - (3 lights, south nave aisle)

Durham Cathedral - Egyptian style Moses window (north transept)

Ely Cathedral - Christ with children, (3 lights, south choir aisle)

Hollowell, Northamptonshire - 3 early medallions for Powell's in apse windows (I encountered an extremely hostile keyholder here!)

London - Southwark Cathedral - Benedicite (3 lights, west window)

Nottingham - Former Unitarian Church, now a pub! Floating angels (2 lights, north side)

Oxford - Worcester College Chapel - All windows

Salisbury Cathedral - (2 lights, south nave aisle)

Sutton Bonington, Nottinghamshire - (3 light west, 2 light north aisle east)

Warwick School Chapel - east window (5 lights)

Westminster - St Margaret, (4 lights, south aisle west)

I'll add more details in due course.
David Cronin 12 years ago
Can I add two churches in Somerset.

Minehead - St Michael's church East Window and South Sanctuary window ( Note the South Sanctuary window is normally difficult to take as the Sanctuary is covered by a burglar alarm).

Old Cleeve - St Andrew's church West Window south aisle.
David Biggins 12 years ago
Rydal, Cumbria - St. Mary's Church. Window, south wall.
robin.croft Posted 12 years ago. Edited by robin.croft (member) 12 years ago
Suffolk, Fressingfield (2 lights, south aisle west)
Suffolk, Campsea Ashe
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Aidan McRae Thomson 12 years ago
Hagley (St John Baptist) Worcestershire:-
1908 Crucifixion (3 lights, south aisle east)
1876 Christ with Mary Magdalene (2 lights south aisle)
Glass.Mouse 12 years ago
Here's some from me !

St James, Buttermere, East Window, 1 window - 2 lights
Hexham Abbey, 1 window - 1 light
Ponsoby (undedicated), West Window, 1 window - 2 lights
St Michael, Muncaster, South Chancel/Nave, 3 windows - 6 lights
All Saints, Hawstead (on behalf of J.Powell), 3 windows - 9 lights
St Helen, Wheathampsted, West Window, 1 window (if you can get to this one you're better than me !!! It's behind the organ in the west gallery !)
Glass.Mouse 11 years ago
St Nicholas, Compton, Surrey - South Isle (St John the Evangelist; St Paul)
Bonnetmaker 11 years ago
Illustrations to "The Hunting of the Snark".
• Wood blocks: University of Toronto Libraries
• Prints: Bryn Mawr College Library
MAH2012 11 years ago
I am a Henry Holiday descendant. I knew of his existence which was spoken of within the family but didn't realise he was known at all today. I live in Oxfordshire and would love to see some of his work, does anybody here know of other HH works in the area? I will rty to visit Worcester College Oxford in the next few days.
MAH.
Bonnetmaker Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Bonnetmaker (member) 11 years ago
A cartoon (lampooning Berlusconi) based on Holiday's work you can find in the 2011 February 17th edition of a well known daily paper published in Berlin (Germany).
Embarrassing Moments in Italian History by Bonnetmaker
serosedserio Posted 10 years ago. Edited by serosedserio (member) 10 years ago
Here are some more I came across this summer:

- St Mary the Virgin, Forthampton, Gloucestershire
The stained glass was by William Burges, Frederick Preedy and Henry Holiday. Holiday's window dates to 1865 and is a Pre-Raphaelite style window by the pulpit.


If memory serves (my notes are in storage currently), but I think some of the stained glass at Stokesay nr Ludlow was by HH:
- St John the Baptist, Stokesay, Shropshire
www.flickr.com/photos/serosedserio/sets/72157628185934029/
The church is next to the English Heritage property Stokesay Castle. There was an Arts & Crafts influence in the church with enamels by Arthur Gaskin, in addition to traditional style wall paintings of scripture text.

- St Cuthbert, Holme Lacy, Herefordshire
Again, my notes are in storage, but I believe the large window of the Archangel Michael weighing souls was by Holiday according to the church literature.
www.flickr.com/photos/serosedserio/sets/72157628163280555/
Sheepdog Rex 10 years ago
Four large windows in chancel of Up Holland Church, Lancashire (just outside Skelmersdale). Just posted some examples to group.
Sheepdog Rex 10 years ago
Also:
North Petherton, Somerset - Chancel, north
Waltham Abbey, Essex - South aisle, east
All Saints, Evesham, Worcs - South transept
St Editha's, Tamworth, Staffs - 3 South aisle
Mere, Wilts - north and south aisles, west
Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford - East
St Peter's College, Oxford - Panels in west (formerly in east)
Elmley Castle, Worcs - East
dajavous Posted 9 years ago. Edited by dajavous (member) 9 years ago
By searching the HODs 2012 listings I found these three venues which claim to have Holiday glass:

1 All Saints’ Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2LE
"Our small hall has the original Henry Holiday stained glass windows. "

2 St Augustine’s Church, Thicketford Road, Tonge Moor, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL2 2QW
"West window by Henry Holiday. "

3 St Nicholas’s Church, Thorne, Stonegate, Thorne, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN8 5NP
"It has lovely stained glass windows, one particularly fine example being by Henry Holiday."

Thorne St Nicholas by Heritage Inspired



Brief details of the venue and church opening dates given in the other discussion thread. Please confirm details on the Heritage Open Days 2012 website and the venue if travelling to visit.
dajavous Posted 9 years ago. Edited by dajavous (member) 9 years ago
Aidan, can you send an invite to the photo above if you agree with my identification of it as the' fine Holiday'- thanks, Jackie.

I was looking for the Lewes windows at All Saints’ Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2LE.
I couldn’t find All Saints Centre on flickr. I thought this was a possible Holiday at St Michaels, but the database says the definitive St Michael’s Holidays are: 1885 Dorcas/Eunice; 1881 Roundel St Swithin; 1881 Angel.

Here is the Dorcas/Eunice - which you could invite:

[https://www.flickr.com/photos/phil-seaford/6344978296/in/set-72157628361109379/]

But I thought this was more like a Holiday stylistically
[https://www.flickr.com/photos/phil-seaford/6346040472/in/set-72157628361109379/]

All Saints database gives Holiday 1884: St Joseph & John Baptist; Madonna & child (No longer there).

The database links:
www.stainedglassrecords.org/Ch.asp?ChId=23179
www.stainedglassrecords.org/Ch.asp?ChId=23146
Sheepdog Rex 9 years ago
A few more from me:

Brushford, Somerset, Nave, south
Bridekirk, Cumbria, Chancel, south
Mortehoe, Devon, N Transept, east; chancel, east
Bootle, Cumbria, chancel, north
Grasmere, nave, south (two)
Sefton, Lancs, south aisle, west, upper lights
Ormskirk, Lans, tower, north and west
Keswick, Cumbria, Chancel east, north and south (two); nave, south aisle
Ambleside, Cumbria, Nave, SW and NW
Wythburn, Cumbria, chancel, east
Winster, Cumbria, chancel, east
Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, Nave, south
Dent, Cumbria, south aisle, east
Casterton, Cumbria. nave, west (two); chancel, north, east (three), south (three); plus wall paintings in chancel

Examples of all the above posted to the group in recent weeks.

Also - Finsthwaite, Cumbria (still trying to verify which are by Henry Holiday - none posted to group but they are in a set for the church if anyone would like to venture an opinion)
Christopher Mark Denton Posted 9 years ago. Edited by Christopher Mark Denton (member) 7 years ago
Seaton, Rutland (All Hallows), south aisle, west window. One light, 1899 by Henry Holiday.
Lyndon, Rutland (St Martin), tower, west window. Two lights, 1866, J Powell & Sons (designed by Henry Holiday)
South Luffenham, Rutland (St Mary the Virgin), south aisle, south-west window. Two lights, 1879, J Powell & Sons (designed by Henry Holiday).
Chancel, north-west window. Three lights, 1879, J Powell & Sons (designed by Henry Holiday).
Chancel, north-east window. Three lights, 1879, J Powell & Sons (designed by Henry Holiday).
All the above references taken from the book Stained Glass in Rutland Churches An Historical Survey by Paul Sharpling.
Hastings, East Sussex (St Clement), south aisle.

The following locations are mentioned in the book The Arts and Crafts Movement in the North East of England by Barrie and Wendy Armstrong:-
Alnwick, Northumberland (St Michael). South porch.
Birtley, Northumberland (St Giles). East.
Bywell, Northumberland (St Andrew). Hidden behind organ.
Hexham, Northumberland (St Andrew). Below the triforium.
Wark, Northumberland (St Michael). East.
Whitfield, Northumberland (Holy Trinity). Small picture panels in lancets in the north transept.
Durham cathedral. West wall, south transept.
Wolsingham, County Durham (St Mary and St Stephen). West wall, baptistery.
Kirklevington, Tesside (St Martin and St Hilary). North aisle, three windows.

The following locations are mentioned in the book The Arts and Crafts Movement in Yorkshire by Barrie and Wendy Armstrong.:-
Bolton Percy, North Yorkshire (All Saints). West end, south side.
Hackness, North Yorkshire (St Peter). Chancel, south wall.
Hawsker, North Yorkshire (All Saints). West end, two lights.
Low Bentham, North Yorkshire (St John the Baptist). Three windows.
Newton le Willows, North Yorkshire (Aysgarth School chapel). Chancel windows, also a copper panel on south wall.
Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire (St Stephen). Great west window, east end of north aisle, five windows in apse, south chapel, two windows in south nave, tower and vestry.
Scarborough, North Yorkshire (St Mary's Priory church). One window in a light box near the book shop, one in south aisle, west end.
Thirsk, North Yorkshire (St Mary). Remnants in tracery of south window in south chapel.
Thornton Dale, North Yorkshire (All Saints). North side of chancel.
Topcliffe, North Yorkshire (St Columba). Executed by Lavers & Barraud. Joseph's Dream and Jesus Disputing the Law in the Temple.
West Tanfield, North Yorkshire (St Nicholas). South aisle.
Burton Pidsea, East Yorkshire ( St Peter and St Paul). North chancel.
Tickton, East Yorkshire (St Paul). East.
Bingley, West Yorkshire (All Saints). Above reredos.
Leeds, West Yorkshire (All Souls). South-west end.
Leeds, West Yorkshire ( St Stephen, Kirkstall). North wall, second from the east. South aisle.
Letwell, South Yorkshire (St Peter). All the windows in the south aisle.
Sheffield, South Yorkshire (Upper Chapel Unitarian Church). Nine windows.
Thorne, South Yorkshire (St Nicholas). South aisle, south-east chapel and two windows in north aisle.
Sheepdog Rex 9 years ago
St Mary Magdalene in London's Paddington has c30 windows by Holiday. I am about to add a sample to the group pool.
Simon Knott Posted 8 years ago. Edited by Simon Knott (member) 8 years ago
East Bilney in Norfolk, Lound and Shimpling in Suffolk and Harwich in Essex.
Simon Knott Posted 8 years ago. Edited by Simon Knott (member) 8 years ago
Lackford in Suffolk - the 1871 east window originally made for Clapton, London - was it ever installed there? A poor thing, both in design and quality.
David Cronin 8 years ago
Mortehoe in Devon has two windows designed by Henry Holiday and made by James Powell and Sons both date to around 1886.
dajavous Posted 8 years ago. Edited by dajavous (member) 4 years ago
Hi Aidan,

I spotted a Faith, Hope and Charity at Collingham All Saints last Sunday which I'm pretty certain is Henry Holliday's work - I will post it below for confirmation. The church has only an introductory DAC website entry and the sheet from the church completely ignores the stained glass.

Collingham All Saints Faith Charity & Hope IMG_8832 by dajavous


PS April 2017 - the DAC website entry describes the glass inscription but gives no attribution for the designer.
Paula R234 Posted 4 years ago. Edited by Paula R234 (member) 4 years ago
St Mary the Virgin, Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex - Faith, Hope and Charity window
All Saints, Stisted, Essex - metal and enamel reredos
St Mary's, Mortlake, London - The Annunciation
Sheepdog Rex 4 years ago
St Mary's, Upavon, Wiltshire, east window - Adoration of Magi and Shepherds
Bonnetmaker 3 years ago
8 years ago I listed two sites where one could find illustrations to "The Hunting of the Snark".
• Wood blocks: University of Toronto Libraries
• Prints: Bryn Mawr College Library

I don't use Flickr too often anymore. Since last year I maintain snrk.de, a blog about Henry Holiday's illustrations.

There also is a first printed article: nose.snrk.de
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Aidan McRae Thomson Posted 3 years ago. Edited by Aidan McRae Thomson (admin) 3 years ago
I forgot to mention, in addition to the three early windows mentioned above in the south aisle at St Editha's, Tamworth there are also two later windows in the north aisle opposite, both in Holiday's more developed, flamboyant style and including one from the same cartoon used for the window at Chelmsford Cathedral:-
Angelic Guidance by Aidan McRae Thomson

The original at Chelmsford below:-
Henry Holiday Window, Chelmsford Cathedral by Aidan McRae Thomson
Bonnetmaker 3 years ago


snrk.de/category/persons/henry-holiday is about Henry Holiday. There Hawes Water (watercolor, between 1859 and 1865) is among the landscape paintings which I like most. It's in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Simon Knott Posted 3 years ago. Edited by Simon Knott (member) 3 years ago
Eye and Yelling, both in Cambridgeshire.

Pulham Market and Banham, both in Norfolk.

Eye has the Evangelists, and the Presentation in the Temple:
St Matthew by Henry Holiday

Yelling has a selection of saints in the east window, apparently reset here from elsewhere:
St Anthony (Henry Holiday)

Banham has seven lights over three windows, depicting the evangelists and nativity/baptism/ascension of Christ:
St Mark (Henry Holiday for Powell & Sons, 1878)

Pulham Market has the east windows in the chancel and the south aisle, as well as the west window of the south aisle, depicting scenes in the life of Mary Magdalene, the Adoration of the Magi, and a couple of angels:
Mary Magdalene tells the disciples about the Risen Christ (Henry Holiday for Heaton, Butler & Bayne, 1889)
Sheepdog Rex 2 years ago
I have posted the St Stephen's church, Robin Hood's Bay, windows (listed above), as Fylingdales, the name of the actual parish. It is under the former in Pevsner but under the latter in the church leaflet and on various websites
Bolckow Posted 2 years ago. Edited by Bolckow (member) 2 years ago
I have just added the former High Pavement Church (now Pitcher and Piano Pub) Nottingham Sunday School Centenary window of 1905

and one at the Victoria and Albert Museum Personification of Faith by Henry Holiday (1839 -1927) displayed alongside a Rossetti window

collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O111974/panel-holiday-henry/

Jacob and the Mess of Pottage
Designed by Dante Gabriel Rossetti and made by Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. about 1863.

collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O8448/jacob-and-the-mess-of-pa...
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Aidan McRae Thomson Posted 2 years ago. Edited by Aidan McRae Thomson (admin) 2 years ago
A lovely window depicting Faith & Charity (cartoons reused in many Holiday windows) at Stambridge, Essex
[https://www.flickr.com/photos/59677446@N03/49589139392/in/pool-1141451@N22/]
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