LONDON-L ArchivesArchiver > LONDON > 2005-05 > 1115675086
From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Records for Catholic Churches
Date: Mon, 9 May 2005 22:44:46 +0100
In message <>, LeChet
>I asked this question several weeks ago, and after writing to the parish
>priest of the English Martyrs Church, I received a disappointing reply.
>He will not allow anyone access to the parish records for the following
>1) Privacy of the individuals involved (over 100 years ago?)
>2) The volume of requests he has received in recent times.
>Church with regard to such records?
There are rules about access to CofE registers, but none for Catholic
ones. But pull rank and write a letter to his Bishop, more in sorrow
than in anger.
Author of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society
|Re: [Lon] Records for Catholic Churches by Eve McLaughlin <>|