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Parish of Lambley

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Convent Abbey (SITE OF) White’s Directory 1 1/2 Chains South The Site of an ancient nunnery, there
(Site of) Abbey (SITE OF) Mr. H. Whitfield of Lambley are is not the Slightest vestige remaining.
Abbey (SITE OF) Mr. Brown "MacKenzie’s History" gives the following
"Convent" Hodgsons Hist. of Northumberland Here was anciently a small
"Convent" Hutchinson Hist. of Northumberland house of Benedictine nuns. It is un-
Certain who was its founder. King John,
in 1200, Confirmed a grant of
Adam de Tindale, and Heloise his
"It had a small <u>Convent</u> of Nuns." wife, to God, St Mary, St Patrick
Hodgson Hist. of Northumberland and the nuns of Lambley of right of
pasturage on both sides of the Tyne"
"Here was formerly a House for Benedictine Nuns See White’s Directory for "Abbey" the local
dedicated to God St Mary & St Patrick the scite of the tradition is that a great Flood of the
<u>Convent</u> is not now to be discovered" South Tyne swept away this ancient building
Hutchinsons View of
George Davison Junr
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