Townshend, Caroline

walwyn Sun, 09/13/2009 - 16:08
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East window - Caroline Townshend


Caroline Charlotte Townshend (1878-1944) was the daughter of the Suffragette Emily Townshend. Townshend created the Fabian window from a design by George Bernard Shaw in 1910.1 After the first world war she set up home with her partner Joan Howson.


This three light Arts and Crafts east window contains an image of St Nicholas, the central light is a Salvator Mundi. The other light has an image of Mary of Magdalene, the village previously being owned by Magdalen College Oxford.