RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 389/COM/2/1
Date1607-1858
LevelSub-series
Extent6 folders (2 outsize)
TitleVows of sisters, 1607-1858
DescriptionComprising mainly papers recording the vows of profession in religion of sisters in Lisbon in Portugal, dated and signed. The majority of the vows are recorded in English, Latin or both English and Latin. Several vows are recorded in Portuguese. This sub-series also includes the vows of four sisters professed in Peckham, London during an ultimately unsuccessful attempt by the community to return to England in 1809. Several vows are decorated.

These vows were catalogued at item level by Sophie Morgan, student volunteer, Feburary to May 2018.
LanguageEnglish, Latin and Portuguese
Access StatusOpen
ArrangementThe historical arrangement of the papers in six folders following a chronological order has been preserved.
Creator_NameSyon Abbey (1415-2011); Bridgettine
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/287Syon Abbey; 1415-2011; Bridgettine1415-2011
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