S. Benedetto
Community ID
 
601
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Benedectinus
 
Town
 
Acqui
 
Diocese
 
Acqui
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Corporate Status
 
Convent
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Notable Heads
 

1752: Madre d. Elasinde Scraffine Pallione was abbess and madre Rosalba Rovera was prioress

 
Population Counts
 

1797: 17 nuns, 8 conversae, 1 servant; 1819: 13 nuns

 
Relative Wealth
 

Wealthy

 
Assets/Property
 

Held vinyards, pasture, woods and horses.

 
Income
 

At an certain date [not noted in Wemple records] the nuns were taking in 6,195.16 annually and had annual expenditures of only 2,842.12, before the food and clothing for the nuns.

 
Litigations
 

In 1819, the nuns countersigned a judgement

 
Early Documents
 

The earliest documents preserved in Torino date from the 17th and 18tgh centuries, and concerned leases and obligations.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Torino: Archivio di Stato. Inventorio sommario della serie "Monacho di diverso paesi." Acqui, monachi Benedettine, Marzo 1 (A. 1st) [sec XVII-1815 = 6 fasc.]

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Length
 
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