A memorial window in Monks Eleigh

One of the stained glass windows in the church of Saint Peter, Monks Eleigh, contains a moving memorial portraying Winifred Fisher as Jairus’s daughter. The 19th century stained glass windows by Ward and Hughes incorporate figures worked into their biblical scenes. Winifred Frances Fisher, a 17 year old girl died in 1892, and is shown on her death bed with hair curling around her shoulders. Her father in formal Victorian clothes makes a rather more incongruous appearance in another of the windows.


Photos of Monks Eleigh church and village are in a Geography Photos gallery here.

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