The windows are numbered in an anti-clockwise order from the church entrance.
The following abbreviations are used in this text:
C = Centre, E = Vertical element of window, L = Left hand, R = Right hand.
It should be noted that the oldest glass in the church is the plain green-tinted glass in the North Aisle, the C16 arms in window 18, the small head of a king in No 11 together with some glass in the NE part of the clerestory
See also the recent illustrated book “The Windows of Kendal Parish Church” by Revd. John Hodgkinson
1. CHAMBRE WINDOW (1852)
Alan Chambre and his son, lineal descendants of John de Camera, Chamberlain of Kendal Castle AD 1230, had the window erected as a family memorial. Depicts the Raising of Lazarus. The Arms on the shield are presumably a family connection. Made by Warrington of London.
2. YEATES WINDOW (1865)
In memory of John Yeates and his wife Margaretta. The shields relate to the names of Brettargh of Liverpool, Yeates, Toxteth, Ackberg (now Aigburth) and Ives.
LE – Angel appearing to Cornelius (Acts 10:3), RE – Centurion beseeching Christ to heal his servant (Matthew 8:5). Made by Warrington of London.
3. WAKEFIELD WINDOW (1924)
In memory of Mary, wife of E. W. Wakefield. Design from drawing by her daughter Mrs Alice Gordon. Figure ascending last painful steps and about to pass through gateway of death. Christ descending to welcome wayfarer. Lilies representing blameless life of pilgrim.
Artist M.A.Scott. Made by Shrigley and Hunt of Lancaster.
4. FIRST NOBLE WINDOW (1928)
In memory of Samuel Clarke Noble.
LE – St. Nicholas.
CE – St. Luke
RE – St. Elizabeth of Hungary, devoted to good works for the poor.
Made by Shrigley and Hunt of Lancaster?
6. SINKINSON WINDOW (1893)
In memory of Edward James Sinkinson, financial secretary to Government of India, who died at Darjeeling in 1891 aged 42. Four of his sons died in infancy. Theme – ‘Service’.
LE – Young man setting forth, protective angel in background but snake in path. ‘Man goeth forth to his work and to his labour until the evening’. CE – Being blessed by Christ. ‘Well done thou good and faithful servant’ RE – Having laid down his staff he gazes up towards the angels. ‘Lift up your hearts’. Made by Ward and Hughes, of London.