Helston, St Michael

Nave south over door

Entries in grey are not obtained from documentary evidence, but are inferred from content, context, etc.

Date of manufacture
Date of insertion
Number of lights
1
Maker
Hedgeland, John Pike
Main subject
Transfiguration of Christ with Elijah and Moses : after Italian Renaissance painting by Ludovico Carracci.
Donor
Bequest of George Simon Borlase, FRS, died
Notes
  1. Death of George Borlase, Globe p 4, Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette p 3.
  2. Maker, insertion, donor, subject, location (originally Chancel east) Royal Cornwall Gazette p 2. Painted by Hedgeland of Lisson Grove, London, after the painting of the Transfiguration by Carracci in the Bologna Gallery.
  3. Maker’s mark - “Hedgeland 1843”.
  4. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol II p 175. William Lake, Truro, - The glass which is marked Hedgland [sic], , is set in squares, which gives the subject a harsh appearance.
  5. Kelly’s Directory p 766.
  6. Kelly’s Directory p 892.
  7. Kelly’s Directory p 1123.
  8. Toy, HS, The Ancient Borough of Helston, a Short History and Survey, , p 43 quotes from Polsue.
  9. Toy HS, 1935, 341.
  10. CG - previously in Chancel east.
  11. See Revd Miller’s notes.

Main scene. The Transfiguration

Upper. Jesus, Elijah and Moses.

Lower left

Lower right

Maker’s mark in bottom left of window.