Militia List 1803, Parish of Exeter Cathedral

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 The headings were written in full at the top of every column, these have been replaced by letters to save space.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 Precincts of the Close of the Cathedral of St Peters

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
Thos. Carpenter Taylor 21       Volunteer
John Tremlett Do 21       Do
Geo. Phillips Footman 24        
Wm Porter Groom 22        
C.Q.Barnwell A Member of ye Univ. of Cambge 22        
Wm. Weeks Footman 29        
Ralph Barnes jnr Attorney at Law 22       Serving as Volunteer but not Gazetted
Saml. Barnes Apprentice 19       Medical Man
Wm. Garbett Junior 5feet 6 Inches 29       Volunteer
Jas. Garbett Do Do 22       Willing to Serve if requested
Jas. Knotts 4 Feet 8 Inches 18       Do Do Do
Wm. Newcombe   21       Incapable
Jas. Floud 5 Feet 6 Inches 22       Willing to Serve if required
Jas. Cook Baker 18       Do Do Do
Jas. Rice Hellier 26       Do Do Do
Wm. Hake Taylor 28       Volunteer
John Flay Bricklayer 25        
Thos. Grinslade Taylor 29        
John Pettle Coach maker 21       Volunteer
Wm. Ayre Do. do. 18        
Edwd. Addicott Carpenter 17        
Alice Humphrey Do 23       a Bad Knee
John Force Post Office Clerk 19        
John Clench Do Do 21        
Richd. Donn   27        
John Joslin Sawyer 17       Volunteer
Wm. Bailey Cordwainer 18        
John Kemp Taylor 18        
Joseph Pinn Do 18        
Saml. Williams Do 25        
Saml. Casser Sleeker 21       Volunteer
Phillip Mugford   25        
John Roper Harness Maker 22       Volunteer
John Stone Carver 23       Volunteer
Robt. Diamond Postillion to M Sawle   45      
John Bonner Mail Guard   43      
Wm. Nex Shoemaker   35     Crippled
Nics. Bonifant Do Do   46     Volunteer
John Wilson Gent       52 Willing to Serve
Thos. Warren Labourer 30       Volunteer
Jos. Frankmore Do     30    
Thos. Loudon Do     30    
Math. Isaac Do       40  
Saml. Hawker Weaver       22 Drawn in army of Reserve
Rich. Arnell Coach Driver       36  
Phillip Donn Smith     30   Volunteer
Thos. Drown Ostler     26    
Edwd. Turton Victualar       52 Willing to Serve if required
Wm. Backliffe Baker   25     Act as Baker if required
Jas. Harris Coach Maker       35 Volunteer
Wm. Jackson Post Master       45  
John Hake Taylor       45 Willing to Serve if required
John Popham Glazier       40 Volunteer
Robt. Bailey Labourer       55  
Thos. Winter Joiner       50 Volunteer
Thos. Winter junr. Do       24 Army of Reserve
Saml. Kemp Taylor       39  
Saml. Stone Taylor       44 Volunteer
Jos. Borrice Sleeker       50 Willing to Serve if required
Ambrose Toby Coachmaker       38 Do Do Do
Richd. Risdon Perfumer       40 Volunteer
Wm. Kemp Housekeeper       42 Willing to Serve if required
Jas. Ellard Procter       51 Do. do. do.
Geo. Stabback Surveyor of Taxes       34 Drawn in army of reserve
John Jones Atty at Law       35 Under Sheriff of Devon willing to serve
Wm. Moxey Deputy Recr. Of Taxes       33  
John Lakeman Joiner       33 Volunteer
John Knowles Labourer       39 Willing to Serve
Saml. Codner Do.       55 Do. do.
Benjm. Langsford Painter       40 Do. do. now a volunteer
Jas. Taylor Carver       33 Willing to serve if required
Robt. Evans Coach Smith       31 Do. Do. Do.
John Hunt Hair Dresser       50 Infirm
John Penbirth         39 Volunteer
Bartmus. Berry Cordwainer       46 Do.
Geo. Liverton Taylor       43  
Matthw. Pear Shopman       31  
Robt. Parsons Wheelwright       47 Russells Artillery
Jos. Mitchell Carpenter       49  
Wm. Wareing Bricklayer       29  
Jas. Perkins Labourer       39  
Wm. Porter Sevt. to Js. Pearce       31 Willing to serve if required
Rich. Halfyard Labourer       42 Do. Do. Do.
Thos. Bickell Do.       38 Russells Artillery
Jas. Newberry Cordwainer       29 Serving as a Volunteer
Thos. Chave Hair Dresser       43  
Thos. Linscott Chaise Driver       27  
Thos. Parker Horse Keeper       40  
Chrisr. Furse Carver       46 Deaf
John Wood Woolsorter       45 Blind in the right eye
Jas. Murdock Cordwainer       48 Lame & Infirm
Geo. Long           Clergyman & Lame
Wm. Gatter Apothecary       55 Medical Man
Wm. Speare         51 Clergyman
Robt. Cross junr Shopkeeper         Quaker
Joseph Potter Cordwainer       49 Unable to Serve
Wm. Trueman Schoolmaster       36  
David Radford Worsted man       50  
Geo. Short Atty at Law       40 Servg. by Sub. in Militia
Wm. Z Holwell Painter         Do. in volunteers
Chanr. Nutcombe Clergyman         Returns at Morchard
Genl. Simcoe           Returns at Woodford Lodge
    35 5 5 51 Vol 22 Infirm 11
Wm Picksley                   
William Wills, Constables