Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches


Windows by George Wooliscroft Rhead - Maker

George Wooliscroft Rhead (1855-May 1920) Born in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. He came from a family of pottery workers and designers. Rhead Junior initially served an apprenticeship with Minton's and then studied at the National Art Training School, he also travelled in France and Italy. From pottery painting he moved into etching, illustration, designing for stained glass and mural painting. Over a forty year period Rhead Junior exhibited frequently at the Royal Academy. He was also an educator and became headmaster of the Schools of Art at Putney, Borough Polytechnic and Norwood. He wrote or illustrated at least twelve books including several titles on pottery, costume and design.

2 Windows, listed in Church Order

Window Location Church Date Craftsmen
Details East St Mark in Bourne End 1914 George Wooliscroft Rhead
James Powell & Sons
Details Chancel S (E) St Nicholas in Hedsor 1917 George Wooliscroft Rhead
James Powell & Sons
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