The
Flanagan Window, St Chad's

The Flanagan Window at St Chad's R.C. Cathedral, Birmingham

John Hardman & Co

Installed in 1865

South transept

This window, in the south transept, was erected by public subscription to the memory of the Very Rev. Thomas Canon Flanagan, who died somewhat suddenly at Kidderminster, July 21st, 1865. He was the author of the Manual of English History, History of the Church in England, &c. He was for many years a professor at Oscott College, and for a time President of Sedgley Park School. At the time of his death he was one of the priests attached to this cathedral church. [Commentary continues below, with closer views of the window. Click on all images to enlarge them. ]

Text, with key to the various episodes in the saint's life and his miracles, kindly provided by Canon Gerry Breen of the Cathedral.

Photographs by Jacqueline Banerjee, reproduced here by kind permission of the Dean & Chapter.

Related Material

  • St Chad's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Birmingham (exterior)
  • St Chad's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Birmingham (interior)
  • Two Pugin windows in St Chad's
  • World War I Memorial Window following this one in the south aisle, also by Hardman's