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Nuns in Australia Sources Terminology

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Sources used

Principal source: Family Notices from Trove
Other sources: State Civil Registration databases. For SA, the Online Database Search available here has the Registry's information.
List of All Nuns (from St. Bede's College website (Link broken)
To find Convent of interest browse Table of Contents then click on the Convent Name you wish to view.

Terminology Used

The name in bold typeface is used as shorthand for the following Orders.
Postnominals that members are entitled to use are shown in lowercase.

  • The Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary/ Loreto/ ibvm
  • The Brigidine Order csb
  • The Sisters of Charity rsc
  • The Order of Preachers/ Dominican Order/ op
  • The Faithful Companions of Jesus/ FCJ/ fcj
  • The Good Samaritan Order/ sgs
  • The Little Company of Mary.
  • The Little Sisters of the Poor. lsp
  • The Order of Our Lady of Mercy/ Mercy/ rsm
  • The Order of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart/ OLSH/ olsh
  • The Order of Our Lady of Sion also known by its French name, (Filles de) Notre Dame de Sion/ fdns
  • The Sisters of Poor Clare pc
  • The Order of the Presentation of the Blessed Virigin Mary/ Presentation pbvm
  • The Order of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart/ St. Joseph or Joeys/ St. J/ rsj
  • The Society of the Sacred Heart/ Sacred Heart
  • Religious of the Good Shepherd (Sisters) RGS



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