Who were the Nuns?

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

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Catherine Aston, in religion Catherine.

father: Herbert Aston of Tixall, Staffs
mother: Catherine Thimelby of Irnham, Lincs

Augustinians, Louvain choir nun.

She professed 19 Aug 1668.

She was the cousin of Gertrude Aston, Gertrude Persall.
She was the niece of Gertrude Thimelby, Mary Thimelby, Frances Thimelby.
She was the great niece of Elizabeth Clifford.
She was the kinswoman of Mary Conquest, Eleanor Conquest.

Sources: Hamilton: Pedigrees; Louvain MS Chronicle: 628.

Family tree (Aston of Forfar)
Family tree (Thimbleby or Irnham and Poolam)