Who were the Nuns?

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

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Elizabeth Tyldesley, in religion Elizabeth Christian.
Born: 1638 in Lancs.
Died: 9 Oct 1719 in Paris, aged 81.

father: Sir Thomas Tyldesley of Morley Hall, Lancs
mother: Frances Standish of Standish, Lancs

Augustinians, Paris choir nun.

She professed 1656.

She was the sister of Dorothy Tyldesley, Ann Tyldesley.
She was the great aunt of Eleanor Tyldesley, Anne Tyldesley, Francisca Tyldesley, Mary Tyldesley, Brigit Blundell.
She was the great niece of Elizabeth Tyldesley.

Sources: Cedoz ms list.

Family tree (Anderton of Lostock and Horwich)
Family tree (Standish of Standish)


Her father, who was killed fighting for the royalists in the Civil War, was patron of the martyr, Fr Ambrose Barlow OSB (ODNB).