War Office: Papers of Various Private Collections

Reference:
WO 79
Title:
War Office: Papers of Various Private Collections
Description:

These records consist of certain small collections of papers including: a few musters, 1709 to 1743; records of Militia, fencible and Volunteer units, 1797 to 1819; records of the Paymaster General, 1762 and 1795 to 1851; records relating to the garrison of Colchester Barracks, 1796 to 1823; records of the Connaught Rangers and Galway and Roscommon Militias, 1793 to 1919; papers of Field Marshal Earl Cavan, 1916 to 1937; papers of Sir Stanley Von Donop as master general of the ordnance; and maps and other papers of Sir William Thomson relating to campaigns in Mesopotamia, Russia, Salonika and India, 1915-1923.

Date:
1709-1965
Related Material:
For other papers of the Earl of Cavan see WO 216
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Sir Stanley Brenton Donop, Knight, 1860-1941
, Frederick Rudolph Lambart, 10th Earl of Cavan, 1865-1946
, Sir William Montgomerie Thomson, Knight, 1877-1963
Physical description:
106 papers, flat sheets and volumes
Access conditions:
Subject to 30 year closure
Unpublished finding aids:
A key to the former references is available with the paper list in the Reader Enquiry Room, Public Record Office, Kew.

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