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White Nuns to purchase Cambrian HotelSource:
Cardiff Times 12/12/1903 Date:
Newspaper Description: Transcript:
For some time past rumours have been rife in the village of Borth that representatives of the" White Nuns," one of the religious orders which the Republican Government have expelled from France, were negotiating for the purchase of the Cambrian Hotel at Borth, and now we learn that the purchase has been completed, and that the hotel will be converted into a school or college. The new owners belong to the Order of Les Filles du St. Esprit (" Order of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit "), whose permanent headquarters will now be at Borth, where in due course is expected an influx of two or three hundred lady students from France and other parts. The order is a very influential one, and commands great wealth, and large sums, it is said, will be spent in enlarging, improving, and developing the extensive premises, so that there may be no lack of accommodation. It is not stated what the purchase money amounted to, but the original coat of the hotel exceeded £ 40,000. Notes:Linked to Cambrian Hotel , Princess Street / Cambrian Terrace, Borth