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Militia Musters, 1781-82 (WO 13)

 

 

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The Militia Act of 1757 provided for men to serve in the militia at home in order to counter any threat arising while the majority of the regular army was stationed abroad. Lists of eligible men in each parish were known as militia ballot lists and from these, the men actually chosen appeared in the militia lists which are often to be found in county record offices. At the National Archives (former Public Record Office), however, are the muster and pay lists in series WO 13. These record the men actually serving and the indexes provide details for each man at the three or four musters during the two year period for which records survive. County regiments, although recruited locally, often served away from home and these indexes tell precisely where, under whom and on what dates the men were mustered.

 

 

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Militia Musters, 1781-82 Volume 1

Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset & Wiltshire

CD-ROM 9.99


Militia Musters, 1781-82 Volume 2

Berkshire, Hampshire, Middlesex, Surrey, Sussex & Kent

CD-ROM 9.99


Militia Musters, 1781-82 Volume 3

Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire

CD-ROM 9.99


Militia Musters, 1781-82 Volume 4

Shropshire, Staffordshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire,

Northamptonshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire

CD-ROM 9.99


Militia Musters, 1781-82 Volume 5

Wales & Monmouthshire

CD-ROM 9.99


Militia Musters, 1781-82 Volume 6

Cheshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire,

Cumberland, Westmoreland, Northumberland & Durham

CD-ROM 9.99


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INDEX

 

Militia Musters, 1781-82 Index

Surname Master Index, England & Wales

(gives surname, surname frequency and title of full volume only)

CD-ROM 4.99


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Militia Musters, 1781-82

Every county in England except Monmouthshire

52 volumes on floppy disk 24.99

 

 

 

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