Skeletons in the closet

Finding a skeleton in the closet is a concern for many family historians – if not for the researcher, certainly for some member of the extended family who fears the discovery of  a scandal.

In his blog posting this week, John Grenham reports a priest’s scurrilous entry in the parish register regarding an 1827 baptism.

Are there descendants of the wee Catherine Leonard who will be shocked by this information?

Don’t miss reading Grenham’s story: www.johngrenham.com/blog/2016/12/19/why-the-bishops-were-afraid-of-the-parish-registers/.

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