Category: The Carrington Imposture

Categories: Frauds and Fabrications

A long pedigree of the Smiths of Rivenhall that is displayed in the Visitations of Essex was exposed as fraudulent by noted British antiquarian J. Horace Round in the article, "The Carrington Imposture," in his book Pedigree and Peerage, Volume II. The article by Round is available at

This category is a location to identify the profiles of people whose biographies or family histories have been affected by this fraud. "Affected" is the operative word -- listing in this category does NOT mean that the profile itself is fraudulent; hopefully it is listed because the fraud or fabrication has been identified and corrected.

People or pages in The Carrington Imposture

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