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Devon 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.

Date: 1300-2000
Places:
  • Devon
  • Devon
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Lieutenancy and civil defence
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C32179 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O40100 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
14th cent, 17th cent-19th cent: Barnstaple records
North Devon Record Office (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 14271 Barnstaple boro
2
late 16th cent: Hundred of Shebbear assize of arms
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 14687 Acland
3
1595-1800: papers
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 32135 Seymour

See HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [92b]
4
17th cent: East Budleigh and other hundreds: muster roll
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 20064 Huyshe
5
1601-71: Totnes misc records
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 19650
6
1633-1639: Hemiock hundred muster books
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 40633
7
1677, 1691,1697, 1715: Thurlestone assessments
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 29463 Devon parishes
8
1691: militia papers and muster roll, Tavistock and Roborough hundreds
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 27785 Baring-Gould
9
1757-70: papers
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 9813 Russell

See HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [90d]
10
1759-1767: returns, corresp, papers
Collection held privately: enquiries to Cornwall Record Office
NRA 5960 Carew Pole

See HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [86a]
11
1759-20th cent: records
Devonshire Regiment Museum
NRA 20951 Regimental museums
12
1782: 1st Regiment, monthly return
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 4613 Devon RO
13
1784-1807: Barnstaple barrack master letter book
North Devon Record Office (South West Heritage Trust)
See Accessions to repositories 1988
14
1793, 1796-97: 1st Devon: orderly books, at Dover Castle etc
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
See Annual report 1985-86
15
c1800: North Tawton papers, preparationin case of war
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 29463 Devon parishes
16
c1800: returns for pioneer force
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
See Newsletter Nov 1988
17
1808: East Devon region: Cullompton sub-division, roll of persons transferred from volunteer corps
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 31736 Exeter City L
18
1809-13: East Budleigh muster rolls etc
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 29463 Devon parishes
19
1810, 1814: East Budleigh Regiment paylists, muster rolls
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 7475
20
1814-27: military order book with accounts, belonging to Capt Clark
Plymouth and West Devon Record Office
NRA 4157 W Devon RO misc
21
1859-84: papers (Duke of Somerset)
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 12798 Seymour
22
c1781-1855: papers
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 6304 Fortescue

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [39a]
23
Torrington muster rolls
Great Torrington Heritage Museum
NRA 38703 Torrington
24
1759-1914: further nominal rolls, monthly returns and other papers
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
See Annual Return 2006
25
1788: Southern Regiment
Plymouth and West Devon Record Office
See 3869

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