1911 Census details for the Holy Faith Convent in Greystones

The 1911 Census is a wonderful source of information.

Click HERE to see the 1911 Census details for the Holy Faith Convent in Greystones.

On the night of Sunday 2nd April, 1911, there were six members of the Holy Faith Order in the house.

Margaret Gaughron was the local superior.

Frances Murphy, Johanna Aylward, Kate Sheehy and Norah Trant were all described as teachers.

Ellen Maguire was visiting the convent.

The women were all between the ages of 30 and 65.

Norah Trant was from County Kerry.

Margaret Gaughron the head of the convent was from Dublin as was Ellen Maguire who was visiting.

The other sisters, Frances Murphy, Johanna Aylward and Kate Sheehy were all from County Wicklow.

Click HERE to see the details of the Holy Faith Convent in Kilcoole,

where there were seven sisters, six of whom were in their thirties.

There were fourteen boys boarding there that night,

between the ages of four and eleven.

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