Project Case Studies

The Human Remains Project has built up a fascinating list of real-world case studies during the last few years of research, and we intend to share them all on our blog in due course. Read more below to see what we have found and get in touch if you think you have an interesting case study for us to explore.

Akeley Church: The Search for William Smithe, M.P.


In October 2020, the project received an email from John Norman with an interesting case study concerning the possible reburial of the high-profile 17th-century politician, Sir William Smithe MP, in the North Buckinghamshire area. John, who spends his time researching local history, had taken particular interest in Akeley village, once home to a parish church known as the church of St. James, where Smithe had been buried.


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