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Barbara SMITH   2026   House: S      Died: 24 Feb 1635   
         
Agnes DIECKHOFF   2859   House: H   Born: 25 Jul 1871   in Berlin   Died: 24 Feb 1904,  aged: 32.7   
Clothed: 7 Feb 1893   Professed: 10 Feb 1894         
Alias: VON DIECKHOFF
Notes: Sister of Fr Cyril. She came to Scotland after hiding from the Russian government, who had not been asked before her mother (formerly a Lutheran from Moscow) became a Catholic. Abbot Leo Linse contrived her 'rescue' from hiding in Belgium. See M.Butler Holme Eden: the Nuns of Fort Augustus, 2006, p48.
Wilfrid BAYNE   149   House: P      Died: 24 Feb 1974   
         
Hilda OGDEN   1645   House: T   Born: 14 Nov 1907   Died: 24 Feb 1992,  aged: 84.3   
   Sol.Prof: 10 Feb 1949      
Laurentia WREFORD   2419   Baptised: Winifred   House: H,C   Born: 15 May 1896   in Newcastle   Died: 24 Feb 1994,  aged: 97.9   
Professed: 25 Mar 1928   Sol.Prof: 25 Mar 1931          Office: Infiirmarian
Notes: Her father was a surgeon, her mother Huguenot. Trained as nurse (London Hospital) and was a matron at Ampleforth, where she was received, which suggested her religious name. Moved to Colwich on HE closure 1983. 'She came to Colwich aged 87 walking with arm crutches: she was soon attending all the Office and eventually discarded sticks altogether. (Yearbook 1995 p55)
Hilary HAYDEN   2933   Baptised: John   House: A   Born: 23 Feb 1929   Died: 24 Feb 2016,  aged: 87.0   
Clothed: 29 Nov 1949   Professed: 30 Nov 1950   Sol.Prof: 8 Dec 1953   Ordained: 9 Jun 1956