Individual Record - Mucknell Abbey
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Register Details

First Names
Cecilia
Last Name
Gow
Name in Religion
Cecily Joan
Date of Birth
28/12/1883
Postulant
05/11/1942
Novice
01/05/1943
Professed
Solemnly Professed
Left
22/10/1943
Reason for leaving
'No vocation to a Contemplative Community [SSMV Register]

Further Information

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Place of Birth
Thatcham, Berkshire
Parents
George Gow and Sarah Elizabeth Dibden
Father's Occupation
gardener, florist, greengrocer
Religious background
Anglican
Confirmation
25/11/1897 (Frenchay Church, Bristol)
Education
St Mary's, Reading and Frenchay National School, Bristol (1893-97). Trained at Frenchay as a Pupil Teacher (1899-1902).
Occupation
Teacher. Fishponds Practising School for Infants (1902-?); Headmistress of Simon's Infant School, Bristol (1911-); Headmistress of Westport Infant School, Malmesbury (1914-); Headmistress of elementary school in Broad Blunsdon (c.1931-c.1939). Auxiliary Nurse (1939); worked with CSMV at St Faith's, Lostwithiel (1942). Took up secular work at St Katharine's House, Wantage, after leaving SSMV.
Membership of other communities
Associate CSMV (1942-); Professed Sister, CJGS West Ogwell (? - 1968)
Death
20/02/1968
Place of Death
The Convent, West Ogwell, Devon