Lockwood, Sidella Oral History Interview

Span Dates: 1986
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Volume: Oral history interview #C456/017/01-02


The interview discusses her years in the convent, the relationships between women in convent life, sexual roles in the lesbian community in England, and the feminist movement.

Hist/Bio Note

Sidella Lockwood was born in 1955 in Wales and joined the Sisters of Mercy in Ireland. She left the convent in 1977 and participated widely in lesbian circles in England.

Finding Aid

A thorough synopsis of the interview can be located by searching the National Sound Archives catalog at the following web address.


This interview is part of the Hall Carpenter Oral History Project. The Hall Carpenter Archives donated these interviews to the National Sound Archives. Contact the National Sound Archives for questions about or to obtain a copy of the interview.


Catholic (Roman) | Activist (religious institutions) | Feminism | Women and Religion | England | Ireland