Herminie Van Steenkiste

First NameHerminie
Middle Name
Last NameVan Steenkiste
Date of birth25 December 1854
GenderFemale
ProfessionNun
LanguagesFlemish, French
Arrival in the UKJanuary 1915
Departure from the UKFebruary 1919
NotesOne of the religious (Catholic) sisters of the Poor Clares of Nieuwpoort. Fifteen of the sisters and their abbess found refuge in Dublin at the convent of the Poor Clares Colettines of Saint Damian's Wonnybrook, of the same religious order. This sister died at sea on the return voyage to Antwerp. They suffered bad weather at sea. Two sisters died at sea, one sister died on the arrival in Antwerp. Source: Nieupoort town archives ; Edward Vermeulen, "Dagboek van een Banneling" (Trans: "Diary of an exile", book); Input by Peter Vandenabeele
Belgian Addresses
  • Recollettenstraat 7, Nieuwpoort, Belgium
UK Addresses
  • Dublin, Ireland

Recollettenstraat 7, Nieuwpoort, Belgium

Dublin, Ireland