Amiens, France

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Amiens, France

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Documents and photos related to the time of the Sisters in Amiens, France.

Items in the Amiens, France Collection

Letter from Bishop Demandolx to St Julie, 1812-11-01

English Translation:
Either I must have explained myself badly, my dear daughter, or you must have misunderstood me. It was in nowise my design to make you quit Namur and establish yourself at Amiens; but looking on you as the Superior General of…

Letter from Bishop Demandolx to St Julie, 1812-09-23

English Translation:
Father Sellier has made it clear to you, my dear daughter, that I wish to see you back in Amiens, to resume the office of superior of the Sisters of Notre Dame in my diocese, from which you were dismissed through an error of…

Confirmation of Julie's residence 1787
An extract from an account from Mr Nicholas Davelny describing his baptism in Amiens and following reception in Sister Julie's room in 1787.

Map of Hôtel Blin de Bourdon
A simple map showing the corner of rue des Augustins and rue de Soleil, where the Hôtel Blin de Bourdon is located.

Hôtel Blin de Bourdon Occupants
A description of the comings and going of people from the Hotel Blin de Bourdon (later Hotel Francqueville). In 1803, it mentions Julie Billiart and Françoise Blin de Bourdon establishing the Order of Notre Dame de Namur. (Note: the Order was…

Registre de population du Faubourg-Noyon
Liste des occupants :
au numéro 99: Billiard, Julie (43 ans) - Novices, postulantes (30), pensionnaires (10)

A census of the population of Faubourg-Noyon in Amiens, published in 1809, taken in 1808. It shows at house number 99: Billiard, Julie…

Rue NEUVE, no. 4985 (nouveau no. 11)

Billin, Fr., rentière, 42 ans
Billiard, J., id., 52 ans
Thomas, V., prêtre, 51 ans
Leblanc, id., 30 ans

A census of Amiens from September 13, 1804-September 1805 showing the inhabitants at Rue NEUVE,…

Réhabilitation de Julie Billiart par l'évêque d'Amiens

English Translation:
Jean-Francois Demandolx, by the grace of God and favor of the Apostolic See, Bishop of Amiens, Beauvais and Noyon, etc., to Julie Billiart, religious of Notre-Dame, health and benediction in the Lord. Intimately convinced of…

Plaque dans la cathédrale d'Amiens

En souvenir de la fondation a Amiens le 2 Fevrier 1804 de la congregation des soeurs de Notre-Dame de Namur par sainte Julie Billiart et Françoise Blin de Bourdon. Ah! Qu'Il est bon le bon Dieu! 12 juillet 2002.

Cathédrale d'Amiens
Rosace et statues de pierre.

An image of the rose window and statues on the Cathedral in Amiens. Amiens is where Françoise Blin de Bourdon's paternal family lived and where the Order began.

Sketch of the Hôtel Blin de Bourdon
A sketch of the Hotel Blin de Bourdon along rue des Augustins in Amiens, France, designed by Duthoit. This is the family home of Françoise Blin de Bourdon (Mother St Joseph).

Hôtel Blin de Bourdon side
L'hôtel Blin de Bourdon se trouve rue des Augustins à Amiens et a appartenu à la famille Blin de Bourdon, famille paternelle de Françoise.

The Hotel Blin de Bourdon is located on the rue des Augustins in Amiens, France, and belonged to the…

Plaque sur le mur de l'hôtel Blin de Bourdon

Au XVIIIe siècle, la noblesse et la bourgeoisie quittent le centre médiéval pour s'installer dans un espace plus aéré, à proximité des institutions de la monarchie. Le chevalier Bourdon, ancien officier du régiment des dragons d'Artois,…

Hôtel Blin de Bourdon à Amiens
An exterior view of the side and gates to the Hotel Blin de Bourdon in Amiens, France on rue des Augustins.

Hôtel Blin de Bourdon
A view of the gate and closed courtyard of the Hotel Blin de Bourdon in Amiens, France.

Évêché à Amiens
Porte d'entrée de l'évêché à Amiens.

Entrance to the Bishop's residence in Amiens.

Jardin de l'évêché
Le Jardin de l'évêché à Amiens.

Amiens Cathedral Diagram
An educational diagram of the Cathedral in Amiens, France.