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CAMBRIDGESHIRE: Militia Lists and Musters 1757-1876


Cambridgeshire Record Office

Militia Ballot Lists

1757 . Linton (170)[L95/28]
1792 . Sawston (50)[334/056]
1802-3, 1805-9, 1811-26, 1828, 1831 . Ely and South Witchford Hundreds [Evans & Sons 283/0/55-83]

Army of Reserve Ballot Lists

1803 . Ely and South Witchford Hundreds [Evans & Sons 283/0/124-5]

Levee en Masse Lists

1803-4 . Ely and South Witchford Hundreds: men, 17-55, and men, 15-60 [Evans & Sons 283/0/117] (3,000); special constables and miscellaneous [Evans & Sons 283/0/1116-122]

Posse Comitatus Lists, 1798

Gamlingay [P76/7/2], Landbeach [P104/1/4] (both of men, 15-60, in households with population census, copies held by Cambridge Group for Population Studies). Trumpington (pionerrs and miscellaneous) [P158/28/5].

Miltia Enrolment Lists

1780-1831 . Ely and South Witchford Hundreds [L79/16-17, 19-20].

Militia Muster Rolls

1797-99, 1803-4 . Whole County [Evans & Sons 283/0/55-83]
1803, 1817 . Ely and South Witchford Hundreds [Evans & Sons 283/0/96/1, 3]

Supplementary Miltia Muster Lists

1796-99, 1803-4 . Ely and South Witchford Hundreds [Evans & Sons 283/0/111, 114].

Army Reserve Enrolment Lists

1803 . Ely and South Witchford Hundreds [Evans & Sons 283/0/124-5, 129, 133].

Local Miltia Enrolment Lists

1808-13, 1815 . Ely and South Witchford Hundreds [Evans & Sons 283/0/137, 147, 152].

Local Miltia Muster Rolls

1811, 1814 . Ely and South Witchford Hundreds [Evans & Sons 283/0/148].

Other Units

1797-8 . Provisional Cavalry enrolment lists and musters. Ely and South Witchford Hundreds [Evans & Sons 283/0/165].

1804-5 . Permanent Addiotional Force enrolment lists. Ely and South Witchford Hundreds [Evans & Sons 283/0/137].

1806-7 . Ely United Volunteer Infantry muster rolls. [Evans & Sons 283/0/163-4].

Wisbech and Fenland Museum

Posse Comitatus Lists

1798 . Leverington (men, 15-60) [Parish Records 2/5].

Public Records Office

Militia Enrolment Lists

1788, 1803-31, 1852-94 . Cambridgeshire Militia [WO 68/150-154].

County Regimental Returns ( names listed without location in county )

Militia 1780-1876 . [WO 13/205-232].

Supplementary Militia 1798-1815 . [WO 13/22479].

Local Militia Cambridgeshire 1780-1876 . [WO 13/3421] and Isle of Ely 1808-16 [WO 13/3422].


Cambridgeshire - Tudor and Stuart Muster Rolls

Public Record Office

Muster Rolls

1548 . Hundreds of Radfield (50), Chevely (70), Chilford and Whittlesford (60). [SP 10/3/12]; Wetherley (45), Armingford (70), Stow (35), Thriplow (55) [SP 10/3/13]; Staine (35), Staploe (50), Flendish (20) [SP 10/3/14]; Isle of Ely (70) [SP 10/3/15]. Note: Quite difficult
1598-1600 . Five hundred indenture rolls by name and parish (from 50 to 100 per roll).
1624 . Count Mansfield's expedition (200, by parish) [SP 14/179].
1626-7 . Indenture roll (100, names and parishes) [SP16/46].

The British Library Manuscripts Collection

Muster Rolls

1626-40 . Volume headed Cambridgeshire Militia 1626-1640 [Harl. MSS 4014]. Mostly copies of letters and general instructions from the Earl of Suffolk, Lord Lieutenant, on behalf of the KIng to his deputies but at F.52: Copies of Indenture of 250 soldiers by parishes in 1639 . Same for 50 soldiers in 1640

Cambridgeshire Record Office

Muster Certificates

1597-1601 . For the county [TR 711/1-5, photocopies of P.R.O. E. 101/65/16].


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