St Ebba

St Ebba was active in establishing the Christian faith in the kingdom of Northumbria and also founded the religious house of men and women at Coldingham, now in Scotland near St Abb’s Head, where she died in 683 as abbess.

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Entrance to Northfield House, St Abbs. The carving of a nun is probably St Ebba. St Abbs takes its name from St Ebba, sister of King Oswy of Northumbria. (This photograph © Copyright Lisa Jarvis and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.)





The story of St. Ebba Part 1

The story of St Ebba Part 2

The Episcopal Church in Eyemouth

St Ebba’s History Page 1

St Ebba’s History Page 2

 St Ebba’s History Page 3

St Ebba’s History Page 4




All information from

“A History of St. Ebba’s Episcopal Church Eyemouth”

by Col. S. Furness (2010)