About us

© J Cartwright, Llanllugan Convent Church, Wales


The History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland (H-WRBI) network encourages research of women religious and make available material to facilitate that research.  We are broad in scope and time period covering the history of women religious from medieval to modern times.

The network includes both academics, archivists, students and others interested in this area of study. They come from all over the world and meet at the annual conference,communicate electronically via a listserve and social media platforms.