Jesus in the Temple by C. E. Kempe & Co., 1910 (as recorded in the Winchester Diocesan Chronicle of that November). This window, on the wall of the south choir aisle, makes a pair with the one of the Epiphany at the apsidal end of the south choir aisle, behind the altar in St Anne’s Chapel, Romsey Abbey. Like that one, which dates from the same time, it was given in memory of the Hon. Evelyn Ashley (Edwina Mountbatten’s grandfather) of Broadlands, who died in 1907. Both designs are rather dark, relieved, however, by lighter canopied decoration at the top.

Photograph, including close-up of one of the elders, and text by Liz Hallett, Parish Historian; formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee. You may use the images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one. Click on the images to enlarge them.

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Created 21 May 2019