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Sussex militia

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Date: 1400-1900
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Lieutenancy and civil defence
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C39988 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O40591 )
  Description Held by Reference Further information
15th cent, 1597-1642, 1809-10: muster lists 15th cent, 1597-1642, militia papers 1809-10
East Sussex Record Office
NRA 3022
1620-21: muster rolls
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 7796 W Sussex misc
1670-77, 1685-1705: militia and other lieutenancy papers, Earls of Dorset
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 8575 Sackville
1710-98: Seaford papers
East Sussex Record Office
NRA 3025 Seaford borough
1794-1810: papers
Collection held privately: enquiries to West Sussex Record Office
NRA 15719 Wyndham (Petworth)
19th cent: Chichester depot papers
West Sussex Record Office
See Accessions to repositories 1988
1801-04: defence returns etc
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 7796 W Sussex misc
1810-15: Pevensey papers
East Sussex Record Office
NRA 12928 Grantham
1780-1827: 'militia books', minutes of meetings between Deputy Lieutenants and JPs with some addiitonal memoranda rel to general meetings at Horsham and Lewes; enrollment tables; accounts
West Sussex Record Office

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