Militia List 1803, Parish of Bedford Precinct, Exeter

Trewmans, Printers, High Street, Exeter

Devon Record Office, Miscellaneous Papers Box 5

The document is the property of Exeter City Council, and its transcript is provided here with their kind permission.

Transcribed by Iris Sutton

Abbreviations to names are as in the original document. The headings were written in full at the top of every column, these have been replaced by letters to save space. Errors in entering the information in columns are as in the original.



Constable's List (Militia List) of the Parish of Bedford Precinct, Exon

Column Headings, originally written in full at top of each column.
A    1st Class, 17 to 30 unmarried and no children under 10 years
B 2nd Class, 30 to 50 unmarried, and no children under 10 years
C 3rd Class, 17 to 30 married, or two children under 10 years.
D 4th Class, Remainder between 17 and 55.


NAMES Description A            B            C            D            REMARKS
Robert Hellier Servant       33 years, married. 2 Children Serving in Exeter Volunteers
Richard Benham           Quaker
Danl Sprague Cabbinetmaker 21 years Single       Willing to serve
Edwrd. Soper Apprentice 18 years Do.       Do.
Wm. Holsgrove Do. 20 years Do.       Serving in Volunteers
Geo. Daniel Physician       44 years Widower & 6 Children  
Wm. Manly Servant 26 years Single       Serving in Volunteers
Solomon Linscott Chaise Driver     30 years married & 2 children    
Barthm. Parr Physician       52 years Widower & 3 Children  
Richd. Dodging Servant     2 children under 10 years   Has served in the militia by substitute
Wm Coomber Footman 26 years Single       a Volunteer
Geo. Culverwell Linen Draper       53 years married & 6 Children  
Geo. Culverwell Junr. Apprentice          
Hugh Manly Servant 25 years Single        
    6 0 2 4 Vol 4 Infirm 1

W. Picksley                          
William Wills,     Constables