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The Whall Window

The Whall Window

The William Barnes Memorial Window – The Risen Christ with St. James and St. Paul The magnificent window at the East end of the North aisle is an early work by Christopher Whitworth Whall (1849 – 1924), the leading designer and maker of stained glass in the Arts & Crafts Movement. The Somerton window is notable […]

Rectors of Somerton

Rectors of Somerton

THE RECTORS OF SOMERTON Sources Index to the Parishes in the County of Oxford & Original Diocese of Oxford with lists of incumbents of each from the foundation of the See in 1542 so far as they are recorded in the Diocesan Register. British History online C. of E. Database Blomfield C = by cession […]

Fermor Chapel Hatchments

Fermor Chapel Hatchments

Fermor Chapel Hatchments WORK CONTINUES ON THE HATCHMENTS – CLICK HERE TO READ MORE The three hatchments in the Fermor Chapel have now been restored and rehung. Here is a splendid PowerPoint presentation compiled for us by Sally Woodcock the Conservator. The Fermor Chapel contains three large diamond-shaped hatchments. These were in very poor state of […]

St James Church

The Fermor Booklet The Rectors Of Somerton The Whall Window The Church Bells Catholicism in Somerton The Fermor Chapel Hatchments     [nggallery id=2]