The Haslemere Collection
Images from the Collection
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Queen Victoria's hand.
Prince Albert's signature.
The signed Vows of the Foundress, Lady Mary Percy, 1600
The Vows of the First Lay Sister, Scholastica Tichborne, 1601
Signed Vows of Dame Maurus Prender, 1864
Dame Margaret Mary Pound, 1919
Dame Gerard Hucklesby, 1913
This image and the following two are of of original Brussels Chronicles.
Lady Abbess Catherine Parker
The new crozier.
Death's Head from the Necrologium.
Frensham Hall, Surrey. The last home of the Community.
Certificate presented to Catherine Russell, benefactor.
Lady Abbess Gertrude Lescher. Note the painted cross.
Gertrude Lescher wearing the new cross.
Lady Abbess Hildegarde Heggen.
Certificate telling of the 216 Masses offered for Lady Abbess Phlomena Holcroft on her Golden Jubilee. She was the longest reigning Abbess.
Lady Abbess Aloysia Brennen with the new abbatial crozier.
Lady Abbes Mechtilde Smith.
Our Lady of Jesus Oak - a favourite of the Community.
Portrait on copper of a young woman. I have no idea who she is - yet!
Winchester, the second home of the Community, now a hotel.
1616 - 1622, portions paid.
Various seals of the Monastery in its different iterations.
The Receiptes, Disbursements and Debts of our Monastery from the year 1599 - 1736.
Philomena Holcroft's election document.
Pages from the Account Book.
Brussels after the exile, 1798.
Portions given from the foundation until February, 1616.
Expenditure from portions, 1616 - 1622.
Mary Percy's vows.
The Tower at Brussels after the exile.
Remains of the Tower.
Design for the new pectoral cross.
Design for a statue of Our Lady to be placed on the lawn at East Bergholt.