Connor, the tour guide, was not really up to the task. He told us that the last bones were sent to the Catacombs just after the French Revolution. When I saw a sign on the wall indicating that bones from a certain cemetery were placed there in 1859 he seemed surprised. And acknowledged, of course, that the sign was not a mistake. Actually there are many signs down there that announce bodies buried there in 1859. Connor needs to do some research and read all the inscriptions on the walls.
Connor also told us that the remains of Louis XVI were transferred to the Catacombs. I don't think so. I'm not sure Connor knows much about French history. When someone asked if the skulls of people were smaller back then he was unable to give an answer. Someone then suggested that perhaps some of the smaller skulls on view belonged to children. Connor is not on the ball. He should be better informed.
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