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Connelly [née Peacock], Cornelia Augusta (1809–1879), Roman Catholic nun and educational reformer, was born on 15 January 1809 at 1 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, USA, the youngest of the six surviving children of Ralph Peacock (c.1767–1818), a merchant and land speculator who had emigrated from ...

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Mary Sunniva Garson (1921–2007) by unknown photographer, 1993 by kind permission of the Grace and Compassion Benedictines

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Garson, Mary Sunniva (1921–2007), nun and founder of the Benedictine sisters of Grace and Compassion, was born on 3 October 1921 at Denend, Udny, Aberdeenshire, the only daughter and eldest of four children of David Garson, merchant seaman and later harbour master, and his wife, ...

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Trail, Ann Agnes [name in religion Agnes Xavier] (1798–1872), Roman Catholic nun and artist, was born on 16 February 1798 at Panbride, Forfarshire, the second of eleven children of the Revd David Trail (1765–1850), minister of Panbride, presbytery of Arbroath, and his wife, ...