Poor Clares Convent
is a picture of Poor Clares Convent, Lasswade Rd Liberton,
Edinburgh. On the back of the picture it is blank apart from
My great aunt,
Sister Anthony (Honorah White,
b.1892 Preston) was a nun at the convent from
1955 up to her death in January 1959.
She joined the order at
then moved in 1927, as a young
professed, to open help establish an order in Workington.
By 1945 she was in charge of the externs.
1948 sister Anthony and twelve other sisters moved to Tadcaster,
West Yorkshire, where they founded
In 1955 the community moved,
yet again, to Edinburgh. Sister Anthony
remained in Edinburgh till her passing in
anybody give me any more info on Sister Anthon - photos
or anything at all?
I am tracing my family tree
and any info would be helpful
She was from a large family.
Her father was born in 1852 Boston USA. Her
brother, William, died in Glasgow due to
a fall into the dry dock on June 15 1915,
while serving in the royal navy."
Frank White, Blackley, north Manchester,
England: November 16, 2011