Who were the Nuns?

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

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Katharine Ireland, in religion Lucy.
Born: c 1660.
Died: 4 Feb 1740 in Dunkirk.

father: Laurence Ireland Esq of Lydiate, Lancs
mother: Anne Scarisbrick of Scarisbrick, Lancs

Benedictines, Dunkirk choir nun.

She professed c 1680.

She was the aunt of Anne Anderton, Elizabeth Anderton.
She was the niece of Elizabeth Scarisbrick.

Sources: Dunkirk History: 45, 69-70.

Family tree (Hesketh and Norris of Speke)
Family tree (Scarisbrick)


Her father later became a Jesuit.