HOLLAND, WILLIAM *#
- Born: - Died: -
Stained glass artist, of St John's, Warwick, who is named in G.R. Powell's Official Railway Handbook (1860)(1) as the artist of the west window in the dining room at Hollybrooke, Co. Wicklow. This window has been removed, but the staircase window which is still in place is signed and dated 'Holland & Sons, Warwick, 1837'.(2) Holland also made two stained glass windows for the chapel of Lough Fea House, Co. Monaghan, in 1839.(3) In 1872-1873 Holland, Son & Bolt of Warwick made a stained glass window for the west end of St Canice's Cathedral, Kilkenny, depicting the Good Shepherd, 'Feed my Sheep' and six miracles.(4) Christ Church, Bray, has one signed window by William Holland, and two which have been attributed to him by David Lawrence; the Great West Window (c. 1889) is attributed by Lawrence to Holland & Bolt.(5)
(1) pp. 36-7.
(2) Information from Mrs Catherine Macmillan, Hollybrook, 3 Nov 1997.
(3) Information from Peter M.Bolton, The Historical Association (Warwickshire Branch), in letter to Alistair Rowan, 14 Apr 1985.
(4) IB 14, 1 Oct 1872, 272; B 31, 26 Jul 1873, ?.
4 work entries listed in chronological order for HOLLAND, WILLIAM *#
|Building:||CO. WICKLOW, HOLLYBROOKE|
|Nature:||Painted glass staircase window and west window in dining room, for Sir George Hodson.|
|Refs:||Staircase window signed and dated 'Holland & Sons, Warwick, 1837' (information from Mrs Catherine Macmillan, Holybrooke, Nov 1997); G.R. Powell, Official Railway Handbook (1860), 36-7|
|Building:||CO. MONAGHAN, LOUGH FEA HOUSE|
|Nature:||2 stained glass windows in chapel.|
|Refs:||Information from Peter M.Bolton, The Historical Association (Warwickshire Branch), in letter to Alistair Rowan, 14 Apr 1985.|
|Building:||CO. WICKLOW, BRAY, CHURCH ROAD, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)|
|Nature:||1 signed window (the Good Shepherd) and 2 attr. to WH by David Lawrence (memorials to Countess of Meath and Rev. Ormsby Handcock).. Great west window by Holland & Holt.|
|Building:||CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, COACH ROAD, CATHEDRAL OF ST CANICE (CI)|
|Nature:||Stained glass for W window depicting the Good Shepherd, 'Feed my Sheep' and 6 miracles. By Holland, Son & Holt, Warwick. Gift of Col. W.F.Tighe.|
|Refs:||IB 14, 1 Oct 1872, 272; B 31, 26 Jul 1873, ?; David Lawrence, 'Church of Ireland: The United Diocese of Cashel, Ferns, Leighlin, Lismore, Ossory and Waterford: Stained-Glass Windows' (2005), II, 51 (copies of report in IAA and RCB Library, Dublin)|