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Anglican Religious Communities


Society of St Margaret (East Grinstead)

Founded 1855
Registered Charity : No. 231926

Saint Margaret's Convent, East Grinstead, is one of the autonomous Houses which constitute the Society of St Margaret, founded by John Mason Neale. The Sisters' work is the worship of God, expressed in their life of prayer and service. They welcome visitors to a guest house, and are involved in spiritual direction, counselling and parish work. At Chiswick they care for elderly women in a nursing home and have a guest house. There are two branch houses in Sri Lanka.

Contact Details

Name: Mother Cynthia Clare SSM  (Mother Superior, assumed office 2nd March 2000)
Address: Hooke Hall, 250 High Street, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1EN, England
Tel: +44 01825 766 808
Email: Email

Other Addresses:

Address: St Mary's Convent and Nursing Home, Burlington Lane, Chiswick, London, W4 2QF, England
Tel: +44 0208 994 46341
Fax: +44 0208 995 9796

Semi- Autonomous Houses Overseas

The Sisters run a retreat house, a children's home (mainly for those orphaned in the ongoing civil strife), a hostel for young women, a home for elderly people, and are involved in parish work and church embroidery.

Name: Sister Agnes SSM  (Sister Superior, assumed office 1985)
Address: St Margaret's Convent, 157 St Michael's Road, Polwatte, Colombo, 3, Sri Lanka



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