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Key to Glass
|| The Transfiguration
by the great fish
|The Angels’ message
to Abraham and Sarah
The stained glass in the east window was given by C G S Foljambe in memory of his wife Louisa and son Frederick who both died in 1871.
The Biblical subjects in the window are summarised below:
|Presentation of Samuel to Eli
||The brazen serpent in the wilderness
||The translation of Enoch
|Presentation of Christ in the Temple
|The Annunciation to the Virgin Mary
||Abraham about to sacrifice Isaac
|The Angels’ message to Abraham and Sarah
||Jonah swallowed by the great fish
||Elijah taken up into heaven
The inscription along the bottom of the window states:
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE MEMORY OF LOUISA BLANCHE THE BELOVED WIFE OF CECIL GEORGE SAVILE FOLJAMBE OF COCKGLODE WHO
DIED 7 OCTOBER 1871 ALSO OF FREDERICK COMPTON SAVILE FOLJAMBE HER 2ND SON WHO DIED 21 AUGST 1871
A brass plaque at the east end of the south chancel wall reads:
IN MEMORY OF LOUISA BLANCHE THE BELOVED WIFE OF CECIL GEORGE
SAVILE FOLJAMBE OF COCKGLODE AND ELDEST DAUR OF FREDERICK JOHN
AND LADY FANNY HOWARD SHE DIED 7 OCT. 1871 AGED 29, AND IS LAID
WITH HER 2ND SON IN THE VAULT AT SCOFTON, THE EAST WINDOW OF THIS
CHURCH IS ERECTED BY HER SORROWING HUSBAND.
|The Virgin Mary
and St John
|Portrait of a
man in black
The window is in memory of Robert Watkins of Kensington, London, who died in 1874 aged 54. He was the son of Samuel Watkins of Netherholme who was on St. John’s Building Committee. It was installed in May 1875 and was made by Lavers, Barrand and Westlake of Bloomsbury, London.
The east light shows Christ as Alpha and Omega; below is a scene depicting Christ and St John at the Last Supper.
The west light portrays St John the Evangelist; below is The Virgin Mary and St John at the Tomb.
Unusually there is a half-length portrait of a man in black at the bottom of the west light. Straw (1969) assumes this is Robert Watkins.
A plaque to the west of the window reads:
To the memory of Robert Watkins born at Worksop
in July mdcccxix Sank to his rest xviii January mdccclxxiv
Erected by his affectionate widow Eliza Watkins
The inscription at the bottom of the window states that it was presented to the church by the Mother's Union in 1955.
4.Window in memory of Clara Baxter Wilson who died in 1969.
The inscription along the bottom of the window reads:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF CLARA BAXTER WILSON,
WHO ENTERED INTO LIFE 2ND JULY 1969.
“THY GOD SHALL BE MY GOD.”
The window portrays St Martha in the east light and St Mary Magdalene in the west light.
It was presented by an anonymous donor in 1953.
6.Window commemorating William Raines who died in 1945.
The inscription at the bottom of the east light states:
IN EVERLASTING MEMORY OF WILLIAM RAINES.
CHURCH WARDEN OF THIS PARISH FOR 12 YEARS.
DIED 6TH NOVEMBER 1945
ALSO HIS WIFE REBECCA RAINES, WHO DIED 21ST
DECEMBER 1929. FROM THEIR LOVING FAMILY.
7.Window in memory of William and Mary Scrimshaw.
The inscription at the bottom of the west light reads:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF WILLIAM ELLIOTT SCRIMSHAW
AND HIS WIFE SARAH ANN. THIS WINDOW WAS
INSTALLED BY THE WISH OF THEIR DAUGHTER
LOUISE MARY SARGEANT WHO DIED 27TH DEC. 1969.
Window in memory of Oscar Hawke of Kent House, Carlton Road, Worksop, who died in 1949 while serving as a churchwarden.
A small plaque on the window sill reads:
IN THANKSGIVING TO GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
OSCAR WILLIAM HAWKE.
PEOPLE’S WARDEN OF THIS CHURCH.
GIVEN BY HIS WIFE AND FAMILY 1952.
Window in memory of those parishioners who lost their lives in the Second World War.
The window is signed 'Shrigley & Hunt, Lancaster.'
The inscription at the bottom of the window reads:
IN THANKSGIVING TO GOD FOR THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR OF 1939-45.
10.Window dedicated to the memory of Donald Fossick Alderson of Park House, Worksop, who was a former churchwarden and died on 15 October 1938.
The window was made by Shrigley & Hunt of London and Lancaster.
A brass plaque on the window sill reads:
IN MEMORY OF
DONALD FOSSICK ALDERSON
A WORSHIPPER IN THIS CHURCH, WHO
PASSED INTO HIGHER SERVICE 15TH OCT. 1938
THE GIFT OF FRIENDS & PARISHIONERS