Who were the Nuns?

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

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Elizabeth Anderton, in religion Winifrid Frances.
Died: 23 Apr 1700 in Gravelines, aged 72.

father: Roger Anderton Esq of Birchley Hall, Lancs
mother: Anne Stanford of Perry Hall, Staffs

Poor Clares, Gravelines choir nun.

She professed 3 Nov 1647, aged 18.

She was the sister of Mary Anderton, Ann Anderton, Dorothy Anderton.
She was the cousin of Ellen Bradshaigh, Ann Bradshaigh, Elizabeth Bradshaigh, Elizabeth Tyldesley, Dorothy Standford, Mary Powdrell.
She was the niece of Frances Stamford.

Sources: Gravelines Profession Book: 77-8.

Family tree (Anderton of Lostock and Horwich)
Family tree (Leveson of Wolverhampton-Stanford of Perry Hall)
Family tree (Shelley of Michelgrove-Cotton of Warblington)


Her father ran a secret printing press from home. Jubilarian