Who were the Nuns?

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

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Mary Culcheth, in religion Mary Stanislaus.
Born: 1656.
Died: 4 June 1704 in Pontoise, aged 48.

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

Benedictines, Pontoise choir nun.
She was clothed 10 Feb 1676.

She professed 27 Feb 1677, aged 21. Her dowry was 2400 livres.

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

Sources: Pontoise ob 68H4: 105; Register Pontoise: 303.

Family tree (Bradshaigh of Haigh)