Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches


Windows by W Aikman - Artist

William Aikman (1868-1959) was born in Edinburgh and was an apprentice with Ballantine and Son. He taught stained glass at Camberwell after the First World war, and had been a designer for James Powell & Sons. Whilst working for James Powell & Sons he designed the beautiful mosaics in Guy's Hospital Edwardian chapel. Aikman started his own studio in 1913 at No. 7 Camden Square. London NW1, where he worked until 1933. He then moved to Carshalton in Surrey, designing countless windows in his garden studio. William Aikman was a founder member of the British Society of Master Glass Painters in 1921.
Arthur Buss became apprenticed to William Aikman in 1919 and worked with him until 1937, when he started work on his own.

4 Windows, listed in Church Order

Window Location Church Date Craftsmen
Details N aisle N (W) St Mary & All Saints in Beaconsfield, Old 1918 James Powell & Sons
W Aikman
Details N aisle N,(C) St Mary & All Saints in Beaconsfield, Old 1900 W Aikman
Details East St James the Great in Bierton 1947 W Aikman
Details Porch W St Nicolas in Taplow 1905 James Powell & Sons
W Aikman
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