Andrew married Fanny Ethyl Rogers and they lived in Priory House at Nottingham with their two children, Sheila and Maureen.
It is said that they tried to keep in the house only those things that were useful or beautiful. Andrew’s first studio and workshop for making stained glass windows was at Maypole Yard off Nottingham Market Place.
Andrew Stoddart was born at Abbey, Renfrew, Scotland, in 1876, He was apprenticed
to the Edinburgh stained glass manufacturers Ballantynes where his remarkable skills
were gradually developed. He was influenced by the work of Byrne Jones who was employed
here. Later, he worked in the studio of the Glasgow stained glass designer/maker
Oscar Paterson (1863-