Society of the Good Shepherd Convent

Anglican Convent 1910-1938
The Society of the Good Shepherd was founded on the Island in 1911 by the Mother Superior Janet Mary. This section will show some of the history of the Convent that was on the site until c1938. The gravesite has now been entered on Find-a-grave.

Page link: The Refectory
The Refectory
Convent of the Good Shepherd
Page link: The Anglican Convent
The Anglican Convent
Maps dated 1912-32
Page link: A Religious Presence on Canvey
A Religious Presence on Canvey
Tale of two Convents
Page link: House of Rest at Canvey Island
House of Rest at Canvey Island
Barking Advertiser July 1911
Page link: Janet Mary, Foundress and First Superior
Janet Mary, Foundress and First Superior
Society of the Good Shepherd
Page link: Sister Grace
Sister Grace
aka Grace Evelyn Cowper
Page link: Sister Mary Fidelia, Anchoress
Sister Mary Fidelia, Anchoress
aka Mary Elizabeth Bryan
Page link: Sister Margaret
Sister Margaret
aka Margaret Home Christie Thomson
Page link: Let Me Introduce You To Catherine Cheeper
Let Me Introduce You To Catherine Cheeper
Foundress Mother Superior Janet Mary
Page link: Two Still Unidentified
Two Still Unidentified
Sisters Emily and Scholatica