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HALIFAX:

HALIFAX VOLUNTEER CORPS OF INFANTRY

[Instituted 1794 ] 1802 LIST Transcribed from The Halifax Guardian Almanack 1892

OFFICERS:

  • LIEUTENANT COLONEL COMMANDANT - Charles Hudson
  • MAJOR - Thomas Priestly
  • CAPTAINS - Gervase Alexander, Thomas Ramsden, Edward Wainhouse, Robert Wainhouse, Samuel Emmet, William Norris jun, Paymaster.
  • LIEUTENANTS - Thomas Holden jun., John Parker, Christopher Phillips, David Briar, John North, James Hoyle, William Croft, John Cartwright, William Bradley.
  • ENSIGNS- William Cartwright, Abram Mellin.
  • CHAPLAIN - Henry William Coulthurst DD
  • ADJUTANT - John Cartwright
  • SURGEON - Richard Lightfoot

SERGEANTS

  • S Brown, Sergeant Major
  • George Carver
  • James Walton
  • Samuel Gibson
  • Thomas Keighley
  • William Palmer
  • Joseph Mason
  • William Chambers
  • Thomas Whiteley
  • Joseph Holdsworth
  • Anthony Harkness, sen.
  • William Gregory
  • Alexander Steel
  • John Wainhouse
  • John Sharp
  • Richard Ashworth
  • Joseph Areton

CORPORALS.

  • John Briar
  • David Briar
  • George Brown
  • John Dawtry
  • Jonathan Farrar
  • Richard Green
  • Joseph Murgatroyd
  • Thomas Travis
  • Charles Whiteley
  • Robert Watson

DRUMS AND FIFES

  • E.Taylor, Drum Major
  • Joseph Ashworth
  • William Cooke
  • Thomas Hemingway
  • Samuel Robertshaw
  • James Richardson
  • James Speight
  • William Nowell, Fife Major
  • William Bates
  • John Carter
  • Anthony Harkness, jun.
  • Joseph Newill
  • Guilielmus Newill
  • William Sharp
  • William Stead.

BAND.

  • John Wigney, Master
  • Enoch Bottomley
  • Joah Crossley
  • Nathan Culpan
  • William Chambers
  • John Drake
  • John Gledhill
  • James Howarth
  • Joseph Howarth
  • John Ingham
  • Matthew Nicholson
  • Matthew Sheard
  • John Townsend
  • James Tinkler
  • Henry Whitaker
  • Henry Wilson
  • Thomas Helliwell
  • Thomas Smith

PRIVATES. A-D

  • William Adam
  • William Aked
  • Thomas Aked
  • John Aked
  • Joseph Anderson
  • John Akroyd
  • James Anderton
  • John Anderson
  • John Alcock
  • Thomas Brown,
  • James Brearley,
  • James Bancroft,
  • James Broadbent,
  • Thomas Broadbent,
  • John Broadbent,
  • John Bentley,
  • Thomas Birtwhistle,
  • William Balmforth,
  • Samuel Baildon,
  • Joseph Bell,
  • Edward Beverley
  • Bartholomew Brearley
  • Robert Briar
  • John Baines
  • James Baldwin
  • Samuel Bottomley
  • Henry Burnett
  • Thomas Beetson
  • Jeremy Bottomley
  • William Beanland
  • Jubal Barrowclough
  • Thomas Bassinghall
  • Henry Best
  • Ely Bates
  • William Burnett
  • Shadrack Blagbrough
  • Matthew Bowers
  • John Bower
  • Sampson Broadley
  • Edward Batty
  • Edward Crabtree
  • James Culpan
  • Thomas Clegg
  • John Cockroft
  • James Chew
  • George Crowther
  • Richard Chambers
  • John Collingwood
  • Michael Clegg
  • James Clegg
  • William Carter
  • George Chambers
  • James Cherry
  • James Crowther
  • John Casson, sen
  • Joseph Clapham
  • Daniel Collingwood
  • Thomas Cain
  • Samuel Crabtree
  • William Crapper
  • John Casson, jun
  • William Dennis
  • Joseph Dearden
  • William Dixon

PRIVATES. E-L

  • Joseph Eastwood
  • William Eddlestone
  • Robert Eddlestone
  • George Emsall
  • John Eastwood
  • Matthew Foster
  • John Foster
  • William Fletcher,
  • Simpson Furness
  • John Fox,
  • John Furness,
  • Ely Gledhill sen.,
  • Samuel Green,
  • Ely Gledhill jun.,
  • William Greenwood,
  • William Gath,
  • Isaac Gaukroger,
  • John Gray
  • Joseph Goldbrough,
  • Samuel Gath
  • Samuel Gledhill,
  • Christopher Green,
  • John Greenwood,
  • Charles Gledhill,
  • James Horsfall
  • Thomas Hitchen .
  • Daniel Hemingway .
  • Abram Hanson
  • John Hartley
  • Joseph Holdsworth, sen.
  • William Hellewell
  • Joseph Holdsworth jun.
  • Thomas Horsfield
  • Robert Hargreaves
  • William Hobson
  • Stephen Horner
  • Amos Holt
  • Luke Halliday
  • John Horsfield
  • John Halliwell
  • Joseph Halliwell
  • Peter Helam, sen.
  • Peter Helam, jun
  • William Holdsworth
  • George Haigh
  • Isaac Howarth
  • George Hindley
  • John Ingham
  • Jonas Ingham
  • James Ingham
  • James Jowett
  • William Jowett
  • Samuel Jowett
  • Simeon Jenkinson
  • Jeremiah Jowett
  • John Jacobs
  • Thomas Kershaw
  • William Knowles
  • Matthew Kendall
  • Thomas Kitson
  • James Kitson
  • John Lumb
  • William Lumb
  • John Lawton
  • John Lister. sen
  • Sharp Lister
  • William Livesey
  • William Lumby
  • John Lister
  • Jas. Lister.jun

PRIVATES N-W

  • Joseph Newill
  • Joseph Mann
  • John Murgatroyd
  • William Murgatroyd
  • Thomas Murgatroyd
  • John Mortimer
  • John Mackarell
  • Joshua Milner
  • John Milner
  • Joshua Milner
  • Thomas Mitchell
  • John Milnes
  • William Mitchell
  • Thomas Mercer
  • Thomas Mann
  • John Mitchell
  • Thomas Morris
  • John Manks
  • John Mellin
  • James Mellor
  • Thomas North
  • Abram Nicholl
  • Francis Nichol
  • William Newton
  • John Norton
  • James Ogden
  • Abram Patchett
  • John Peel
  • James Pollard
  • William Pickles
  • William Pearson
  • Thomas Park
  • Samuel Platts
  • William Pollard
  • James Riley
  • Ely Riley
  • William Rhodes
  • Christopher Robinson
  • Samuel Rawnsley
  • William Richardson
  • John Ramsden
  • Thomas Roebottom
  • Joseph Rushworth
  • Mark Roper
  • John Roper
  • William Ramsden
  • William Rigg
  • Thomas Scholes
  • Joshua Smith
  • James Sanderson
  • William Schofield
  • John Sanderson
  • John Sutcliffe
  • William Stancliffe
  • James Stancliffe
  • John Stancliffe
  • Joshua Stancliffe
  • John Spencer
  • Jonas Smith
  • William Shrieves
  • James Shaw
  • Abram Sutcliffe
  • Richard Scholefield
  • John Smith
  • Timothy Scholefield
  • Phillip Smith
  • Samuel Spencer
  • George Savile
  • Jeremy Sladdin
  • Joshua Smith
  • John Smith
  • James Sharp sen:
  • James Sharp. jun.
  • Michael Swift
  • Samuel Stocks
  • John Sunderland
  • George Stocks
  • Timothy Scott
  • William Sunderland
  • William Taylor
  • Samuel Thompson
  • John Tate
  • William Taylor
  • John Taylor
  • John Toothill
  • George Tiffany
  • David Thorp
  • Samuel Turner
  • Jacob Taylor
  • James Thompson
  • Thomas Turner
  • Samuel Tillotson
  • James Taylor
  • Benjamin Tetley
  • Japeth Turner
  • Isaac Turner, sen
  • John Townend
  • John Utley
  • Robert Whiteley
  • John Wadsworth
  • Joseph Wood
  • John Wild
  • John Williamson
  • James Wigglesworth
  • John Wilson
  • William Wadsworth
  • William Walton
  • John Walsh
  • Richard Walsh
  • Isaac Wilson
  • Robert Winder
  • Nathaniel Walton
  • John Walker
  • John Wilkinson
  • William Yeadon
  • John Young

PIONEERS

  • Thomas Bradley [ could this be the Canal Engineer and Architect of the Piece Hall and Square Chapel? - he could well have enlisted as a Pioneer]
  • Abram Binns
  • John Richardson
  • Isaac Turner, jun.
  • Jonathan Wainwright

WANTING TO COMPLETE.

  • One Drummer.
  • Fourteen Privates


Transcribed by Mark Andrew
©2003
from
The Halifax Guardian Almanack 1892