Picture Archive: Religion & Festivals

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Sister Gabriel and Sister Ursula with children at St Godric's RC School, Castle Chare, Durham City (July 1960). After 63 years of teaching and uniting the sick by the Sisters of Mercy at Durham, these two nuns were the last and were returning to St Ann's Convent in Newcastle.

Image: (c) Beamish, The Living Museum of the North.

Photo Number 91149. Used with permission.

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