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All saints convent London Colney

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 17 Feb 2013 23:51

It's unlikely (although not impossible) that anyone with personal knowledge will spot your post, so you'll have to do a little more digging yourself.

"All Saints Pastoral Centre was built in 1901 as a convent for the All Saints Sisters."

Society of All Saints Sisters of the Poor - Wikipedia, the free ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_of_All_Saints_Sisters_of_the_Poor
The Society of All Saints Sisters of the Poor is a religious order of sisters in the Anglican Communion, active in England and the United States of America.

Have you attempted to contact them?

http://www.asspoxford.org/index.php?id=20&link_id=10

Is there a particular reason for your search for info? We might be able to suggest other avenues to follow

Missnell

Missnell Report 17 Feb 2013 23:24

I seek any info. from anyone who was at the above convent c 1949-51 or who knows /knew anyone from there.There was also a home for unmarried mothers attached to it as I understand.There is very little on line about the school or home.I was sent there for some reason from Newcastle -a number of years ago I spoke to a nun who had been there & I was told 'dear, the nuns would have destroyed the records when they left in 1973 to go to Oxford' Why? Any help would be gratefully received.