The window next to the Lady Chapel depicts The Earl of Shaftsbury Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th earl of Shaftesbury, in full Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th earl of Shaftesbury, Baron Cooper of Pawlett, Baron Ashley of Wimborne St. Giles, (born April 28, 1801, London, England—died October 1, 1885, Folkestone, Kent) It is said he was one of the most effective social and industrial reformers in 19th-century England. He was also the acknowledged leader of the evangelical movement within the Church of England. He was influential in legislation to restrict the working hours in factories to 10, to bring an end to the use of youngs boys climbing chimneys as sweeps and ending the use of children under the age of 10 working underground in mines. He insisted the Government sponsor low cost housing for urban workers and was also president of the Ragged Schools Union for 39 years
Together with W.E. Gladstone (29 December 1809 – 19 May 1898) was a British statesman and Liberal politician. In a career lasting over 60 years, he served for 12 years as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, spread over four terms beginning in 1868 and ending in 1894. (He was PM at the time of the opening of this current church) He also served as Chancellor of the Exchequer four times, serving over 12 years.
and Bishop Ridding of Southwell (16 March 1828 – 30 August 1904) was an English headmaster and bishop. He was Headmaster of Winchester College and became Bishop of Southwell in 1884.
At the time of the present church being commissioned Derbyshire was in the Diocese of Southwell.
The window is dedicated to the memory of ADELAIDE DEACON. (The first wife of Maurice Deacon)