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Chamberlain, Robert (bap. 1736?, d. 1798), enameller and porcelain manufacturer, may have been the 'base son' (baptismal register) of Sarah Chamberlain and an unknown father, baptized at St Michael's, Bedwardine, Worcester, on 1 August 1736. He was co-founder with his second son, ...

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Eginton, Francis (1736/7–1805), decorative artist, was born probably in Bilston, Staffordshire, the second son of John or William Eginton, and the grandson of Walter and Ann Eginton of Doverdale, near Droitwich, Worcestershire. He was living in Birmingham by the time of his marriage to ...

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Goodden, Robert Yorke (1909–2002), designer and architect, was born on 7 May 1909 at Compton House, Over Compton, Dorset, the second of four sons of Robert Blundell Goodden (1881–1973), Church of England clergyman and later an army officer in the Welch regiment, and his first wife, ...

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Gyles, Henry (bap. 1646, d. 1709), glass painter, was born in Micklegate, York, and baptized there in the church of St Martin-cum-Gregory on 4 March 1646, the fifth of fourteen children of Edmund Gyles (1611–1676), glazier, and his wife, Sarah (d. 1686)...

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Henry George Alexander Holiday (1839–1927) by Henry Ashdown, 1870s William Morris Gallery, London

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Holiday, Henry George Alexander (1839–1927), painter and stained-glass artist, was born on 17 June 1839 at 2 Lower Southampton (now part of Conway) Street, Fitzroy Square, London, the second of four children of George Henry Holiday (1799–1884), a private tutor, and his wife, ...

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Kempe, Charles Eamer (1837–1907), artist in stained-glass and church decoration, was born on 29 June 1837 at Ovingdean Hall, Sussex, the fifth son and seventh and last child of Nathaniel Kemp JP, who died when his son was six, and his second wife, ...

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Moser, George Michael (1706–1783), chaser and enameller, was born at Schaffhausen, Switzerland, on 17 January 1706, the son of Michael Moser (1683–1739), a highly skilled coppersmith with a knowledge of mechanics and hydraulics. According to Füesslin, Moser moved to Geneva in 1725 and to ...

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Oliver, John (1616/17–1701), glass painter and master mason, who was born presumably in London, was supposed to have been related to the miniature painters Isaac and Peter Oliver and to John Oliver, master mason to James I, but there is no known evidence to support this assertion recorded in ...

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Peckitt, William (bap. 1731, d. 1795), glass-painter, was born at Husthwaite, near Easingwold in the North Riding of Yorkshire, and baptized on 13 April 1731, the third of the six children of William Peckitt (1681/2–1776), fellmonger of Husthwaite and glove maker of York...

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Warrington, William (1796–1869), stained-glass artist, was born at New Romney, Kent, the son of William and Sarah Warrington. He was baptized in St Nicholas's Church, New Romney, on 4 March 1796. Little is known of his family background. The Journal of the British Society of Master Glass-Painters...

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Whall, Christopher Whitworth (1849–1924), stained-glass artist and craftsman, was born on 16 April 1849 at the rectory, Thurning, Huntingdonshire, the third of eight children of the Revd William Whall (1808–1874), rector of Thurning-cum-Little Gidding, and his wife, Mary Elizabeth, née Boultbee (1817–1891). Christopher Whall's...

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Whistler, Sir (Alan Charles) Laurence (1912–2000), glass engraver, writer, and architectural historian, was born at Bryer, Court Road, Eltham, Kent, on 21 January 1912, the youngest child of Henry Whistler (1866–1940), builder and estate agent, and his wife, Helen Frances Mary (1870–1963), daughter of the ...

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Willement, Thomas (1786–1871), writer on heraldry and stained-glass artist, was baptized at St Marylebone Church, Marylebone, Middlesex, on 15 August 1786, the son of Thomas Willement (1761-1826), coach, herald, and house painter and artist to his royal highness the duke of York, and his wife, ...