Who were the Nuns?

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

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Jane Culcheth, in religion Scholastica.
Died: 13 Apr 1732 in Dunkirk.

father: Thomas Culcheth Esq of Culcheth, Lancs
mother: Anne Bradshaigh of Haigh, Lancs

Benedictines, Dunkirk choir nun.

She professed 13 Apr/19 Aug 1671.

She was the sister of Frances Culcheth, Margarett Culcheth, Dorothy Culcheth, Mary Culcheth.
She was the aunt of Anne Culcheth, Anne Stanley.
She was the niece of Ellenor Bradshaigh.
She was the great niece of Elizabeth Bradshaigh, Ann Bradshaigh, Ellen Bradshaigh.

Sources: Dunkirk History: 26, 67; BB Y59: 70v.

Family tree (Bradshaigh of Haigh)


She was the secretary in 1685.