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
Hedgeland, John Pike
Main subject
Transfiguration of Christ with Elijah and Moses : after Italian Renaissance painting by Ludovico Carracci.
Bequest of George Simon Borlase, FRS, died
  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.