Who were the Nuns?

A Prosopographical study of the English Convents in exile 1600-1800

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Brigit Blundell, in religion Brigit Clare.
Died: 2 Feb 1763 in Aire, aged 74.

father: Henry Blundell of Ince Blundell, Lancs
mother: Mary Anderton of Lostock, Lancs

Poor Clares, Aire choir nun.
She was clothed 17 Aug 1721.

She professed 8 Sep 1722, aged 33.

Abbess 1756 - 1759

She was the aunt of Charlotte Blundell.
She was the great niece of Dorothy Blundell, Margaret Blundell, Ann Tyldesley, Dorothy Tyldesley, Elizabeth Tyldesley.
She was the niece of Anne Anderton, Elizabeth Anderton.

uncle: Rev James Anderton SJ
uncle: Dom Lawrence Anderton OSB

Sources: Aire register.

Family tree (Anderton of Lostock and Horwich)
Family tree (Blundell of Ince)


also dispensier: 15th Abbess. Abbess for 3 years