John David Hayward,Stained Glass Artist of Tooting

John Hayward was a 20th Century stained glass artist. Born in Tooting in 1929, he went to Bec Grammar School (now Ernest Bevin School) in Beechcroft Road. Inspired by his art teacher, Jack Levin, he went to St Martins School of Art. There are over 200 churches in Britain which have stained glass designed by John Hayward.

In the 1950s, John Hayward designed three windows for Bec Grammar. They are now mounted above the entrance to Ernest Bevin College and are shown below.

John Hayward died in 2007. For a full Church Times obituary, see here.

For a gallery of his work around the country, see here.

Picture of stained glass window designed by John Hayward
Lanfranc of Pavia by John Hayward. Displayed at Ernest Bevin College
Stained Glass Window designed by John Hayward. Displayed at Ernest Bevin College.
Example of stained glass window designed by John Hayward
St. Anselm of Aosta. Stained Glass Window designed by John Hayward. Displayed at Ernest Bevin College.

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