S. Maria
Community ID
 
732
 
Town
 
Vesulla (Vesola)
 
Diocese
 
Tortona (transferred to diocese of Genova in 1233)
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Date Founded
 
1230 or earlier
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by S. Andrea di Sestri

 
Population Counts
 

1233: 10 nuns (Jacoba, Peacentia, Simona, Adella, Columba, Rossa, Casaria, Agnesia, Barbarrina, Sibilina) + Abbess Agnes.

 
Early Documents
 

Jan 15, 1233: nuns recognize a debt to Ottone di Rocaforte and give him the income of Voltaggio.

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder; Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
1230
 
Length
 
594