Tyne and Wear HER(13252): Gosforth, Convent of the Good Shepherd, burial ground - Details
Gosforth, Convent of the Good Shepherd, burial ground
Religious Ritual and Funerary
The Sisters of the Good Shepherd used part of their grounds as a private burial ground. The convent was demolished in the 1980s to make way for housing. The burial ground was tidied up and the headstones replaced by a single memorial stone which says 'R.I.P. PRAY FOR THE REPOSE OF THE SOULS OF THE 48 GOOD SHEPHERD SISTERS AND THEIR CHAPLAIN WHO LIE BURIED HERE'.
Alan Morgan, 2004, Beyond the Grave - Exploring Newcastle's Burial Grounds, page 142