Who were the Nuns?

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

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Elizabeth Haggerston, in religion Scholastica.
Born: in Haggerston, Northd.
Died: 1736.

father: William Haggerston Esq of Haggerston Castle, Northd
mother: Anne Constable of Everingham, Yorks

Benedictines, Ghent choir nun.

She professed app 1728.

She was the aunt of Mary Haggerston, Elizabeth Haggerston.
She was the sister of Mary Haggerston, Jane Haggerston.
She was the great aunt of Catherine Markham.
She was the great niece of Elizabeth Constable, Anne Constable.

Sources: Ghent Annals list: 199; Ghent Annals: 60, 62.

Family tree (Constable of Everingham)
Family tree (Haggerston)


Her father was cousin to Clare and Mary Blundell of the Rouen Poor Clares, Alice Blundell of the Gravelines Poor Clares and Joan Selby of the Liege Sepulchrines.