Who were the Nuns?

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

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Charlotte Blundell, in religion Mary Joseph.
Born: in Lancs.
Died: 16 Feb 1813 in Bruges, aged 79.

father: Robert Blundell of Ince Blundell, Lancs
mother: Catherine Stanley of Hooton, Ches

Augustinians, Bruges choir nun.
She was clothed 4 Oct 1753.

She professed 8 Oct 1754.

Sub-Prioress until 1706

She was the cousin of Catherine Talbot.
She was the niece of Brigit Blundell.

Sources: BB F59; Bruges Annals II: 116, 119, 123; Bruges Annals III: 32, 264, 270; BB AE-63: 12v.

Family tree (Blundell of Ince)


Allowed double the sum normally allowed to spend on her jubilee in Oct 1804 on account of the £4000 received by the community when her sister Mrs Mary Blundell died intestate. See III ann 264