Newington
Community ID
 
1893
 
Alternate Names
 
Newynton
 
Region
 
2P
 
Date Terminated
 
1085 (circa)
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Circumstances of foundation unknown. There was allegedly a small community here, incorporated into nearby Minster in Sheppey after the murder of the prioress by her cook late in the reign of William the Conqueror.

 
First Members
 

Newington may have been a refuge for nuns formerly of Minster in Sheppey.

 
Other Ecclesiastical Relations
  
Contributors
 
Bruce L. Venarde
 
Date Finished
 
1085
 
Length
 
328