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High Pavement Chapel, High Pavement 1980
Ref No:NTGM011454
Town Village:Nottingham,_Lace_Market
Location:High Pavement
Title:High Pavement Chapel, High Pavement 1980
Further Information:

Unitarian Church. The window is in the Chancel of the Chapel and is dedicated to Peter William Clayden who died in 1902.

The work was executed by Morris and Company from designs by Sir Edward Burne-Jones.

One figure labour (lowest figure in the fourth or centre light) is from a design by Mr. H. Dearle. The money for window was raised by public subscription.

Peter William Claydon was born at Wallingford in Berkshire on 20th October 1827. he was in 1855 ordained minister of the Spain Lane Chapel, Boston and began to write for the Boston Guardian. In 1859 he removed to Rochdale and in addition to his ministerial work undertook that of leader writer for the Rochdale Observer. About Christmas 1859 he settled as minister of the High Pavement Chapel, Nottingham. In 1866 he became connected with the Daily News and in 1868 he left Nottingham to join the editorial staff. He was a frequent contributor to the Edinburgh Review, The Theological Review, The Fortnightly Cornhill, and other magazines, besides being the author of other books and pamphlets of permanent value. Before removing from Nottingham he contested a Parliamentary Election. Whilst pursuing his journalistic work in London he ministered at Kentish Town Chapel from 1869 to 1883 and in quite recent years often occupied his old pulpit in the High Pavement Chapel. He was at the time of his death an Alderman of St. Pancras. He died on the 19th February 1902 and was buried on the 24th at Highgate Cemetery.

Taken from 'The High Pavement Chapel Nottingham. An Interpretation of the Chancel window', by Rev. J. M. Lloyd-Thomas 1904.

Date of Image:1980
Photographer:White, R
Form of Acknowledgment:R White

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