Lambley
Community ID
 
913
 
Town
 
Durham
 
Diocese
 
Durham
 
Region
 
Northumberland
 
Modern Location
 
Lambley
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory
 
Dedication
 
S. Patrick
 
Date Founded
 
1188 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1537
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Rule
 
Benedictiine
 
Foundation Information
 

S. Thompson lists the probable founders as Adam de Tindale I and his wife, Helewise (Women Religious: The Founding of English Nunneries After the Norman Conquest, 224).

 
Population Counts
 

There were 3 nuns in 1379 and 6 at the time of suppression.

 
Assets/Property
 

Pannage and common of pasture was granted to the nuns of Lambley by Adam de Tindale, who died before 1190 (Medieval Religious Houses in England and Wales, 213).

 
Income
 

In 1535 the community's net income was valued at over 5 pounds.

 
Early Documents
 

The first known document reords a donation of property and privileges by a benefactor. (1190)

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

The house and lands were burned by the Scots circa 1297. Certain authorities have considered the house Augustinian (Medieval Religious Houses in England and Wales, 213).

 
Admin. Notes
 

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Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1188
 
Date Finished
 
1537
 
Length
 
1019