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Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia)

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The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.

Alternative name(s):
  • Monmouthshire Militia (Formerly known as)
  • Monmouth and Brecon Militia (Formerly known as)
  • Royal Monmouth and Brecon Militia (Formerly known as)
  • Royal Monmouthshire Militia (Formerly known as)
  • Royal Monmouthshire (Light Infantry) Militia (Formerly known as)
  • Royal Monmouthshire Engineers (Militia) (Formerly known as)
Date: 1539-2004
  • Gwent
  • Monmouthshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Lieutenancy and civil defence
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C20476 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O40798 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1539-1960: records incl muster rolls, militia rolls and pay lists, monthly returns, pay list, indenture rolls with muster lists, certificates of muster, World War 1 diaries, World War 2 diary, records rel to Castle House, War Office files and corresp, Home Office militia corresp, inspection returns, order for incorporation, attestation papers, records of service of officers, records rel to members of the regiment who became Chelsea Pensioners
The National Archives
17th cent - 20th cent: files, drawings and photographs rel to Great Castle House
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
1601-1841: records incl muster rolls, field returns, corresp, weekly and monthly returns to the War Office, adjutants’ monthly muster rolls books, printed notices, list of trained bands, order books, book of subscribers of clothing, records rel to appointments, commissions, records rel to embodiment of the regiment
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
1637-1899: militia lists, lists of officers, roll of permanent staff, warrants and information to constables, enrolment register, returns of officers and volunteers, inventories, annual inspection returns, muster rolls, accounts, corresp incl with War Office, Lord Lieutenant, Duke of Beaufort and Lord Llanover, letter book of Richard Herbert, Deputy Lieutenant incl muster list and list of arms and accoutrements, advertisements and corresp rel to tenders, records rel to Castle House, committee reports, appointments of places for holding meetings as to the Militia, casualty state of the Militia, records rel to enrolment, corresp rel to militia subdivisions of the county, minutes, printed notices and posters, regulations, records rel to deserters, commissions and draft commissions, corresp rel to appointments, commissions and recommendations
Gwent Archives
1770-1990: accounts, papers incl bills and acts, corresp, Duke's regimental letter books, Duke's regimental orderly books, commissions, notes on history of Dukes of Beaufort incl notes on Monmouthshire militia 1868-1908, notes on and transcripts of extracts from Duke of Bedford's orderly books 1775-1812
Badminton Muniments
1777-1834: vouchers, bills for legal work
Gloucestershire Archives
1779-1799: orderly books, proceedings at courts martial
East Sussex and Brighton and Hove Record Office (ESBHRO)
1786-2004: records incl records of service, registers of enlistments, regimental rolls, monthly muster rolls, weekly and monthly returns to the War Office, hospital admission and discharge book, register of marriages and children, pay lists, regimental order books, letter books, administrative and service records, records rel to First World War and Second World War
The Castle and Regimental Museum, Monmouth
NRA 20951 Regimental museums
1816-1818: corresp rel to the Military Lodge of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Militia
Museum of Freemasonry
1915-2002: papers of Major A De Lumsdaine rel to the South African, First World War and Second World War, incl research notes, diaries and memoirs of members of the regiment; sound recordings of memoirs from World War I and World War II
Imperial War Museum Department of Documents