Militia List 1803, Parish of St George, 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 The headings were written in full at the top of every column, these have been replaced by letters to save space. The entries are handwritten in what appears to be three different hands. There are also variations in the way children are recorded.



Constable's List (Militia List) of the Parish of St David's, 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
B2nd Class, 30 to 50 unmarried, and no children under 10 years
C3rd Class, 17 to 30 married, or two children under 10 years.
D4th Class, Remainder between 17 and 55.


NAMESDescriptionA           B           C           D           REMARKS
George LakeVictualler   1Willing to serve
John OpieChair Maker   1Do
Thos. BakerExcise Officer   1Infirm
Willm. AdamsPrinter1   Volunteer
John GiffordOstler   1Willing to serve
William WestawayWaiter  1 Do.
Thos. SaundersButcher   1Do.
Edwd. BartrumDo.   1Infirm
Thomas BartrumDo.1   Volunteer
John BartrumDo.1   Willing to serve
John PringButcher   1Volunteer
Wm. QuickDo.   1Willing to serve
Geo. TavernerDo. 1  Do.
Robt. NottGardener   1Do.
Geo. EnglandButcher   1Volunteer
Wm. MayoDo.1   Willing to serve
Wm. DarkeDo.  1 Lame
T. CrossCordwainer   1Willing to serve
James PullmanCarpenter   1Volunteer
Joseph FrostFishhook Maker 1  Willing to serve
Richard PolingSmith1   Volunteer
Wm. PimBaker 1   
Wm. PittDo.1    
Thos. MayCordwainer   1 
Joseph FordApprentice1    
James WoodDo.1    
Joseph Havill    1 
John CoombeTaylor1    
Wm. WileyBricklayer  1 Willing to serve
Edwd. BrowneButcher   1Do.
Jasper BartlettDo.1   Volunteer
James ColemanCordwainer   1Willing to serve
Benjn. YouldenButcher   1Do.
George DarkeServant1   Volunteer
John CrossButcher   1Willing to serve
Andrew CrossDo.1   Do.
Josiah Coombe    1Do.
  132319Volunteers 8 Infirm 3
James BowditchVictauller   1Willing to serve
Thos. SlocombeButcher   1Do. with a horse
John SlocombeDo.1   Lame
Wm. JarmanDo   1Lost an Eye
Wm. SmaleDo   1Willing to serve
Thos. SmaleDo.1   Do.
Richd. EnglandDo.  1 Volunteer
Wm. LakeDo   1Willing to serve
Thos. MarshallMilkman  1 Crooked Finger
Edwd. CrossButcher  1 Willing to serve
John BerryCarpenter   1Bad Leg
Thos. DelbridgeMiner1    
James YouldenButcher   1Willing to serve
James Youlden junr.Do.1   Do.
Edmd. YouldenDo.   1Do.
Robt. BrowneDo.   1 
James BedfordDo.   1Infirm
Thos. BedfordDo.1   Volunteer
John WardFuller   1 
Daniel SpragueSchool Master   1Infirm
Henry HillFuller   1 
John SansomShopman   1Willing to serve
John BlanchardVictualler   1 
Wm. FinnimoreLabourer   1 
James CarslakeSmith  1 Volunteer
Jacob NealeExcise officer   1Willing to serve
Saml. HarrisCabinet maker1   Do.
Edwd. MiltonCordwainer   1Volunteer
Edwd. DarkeButcher1   Do.
Wm. LeyLabourer 1  Do.
Joseph BrinleyHellier   1 
Richd. BatesWheelwright  1 Willing to serve
Wm. KellandMilkman   1Do.
Wm. HeardLabourer  1  
  203939Volunteers 13 Infirm 9
James BarrettHairdresser  1 Willing to serve
Wm. PollardCheesemonger   1Do.
John HeathButcher   1Do.
Joseph RoweBuilder   1Offered as Artificer
Jos. Cop. RoweApprentice1   Willing to serve
Wm. MiltonCordwainer   1Infirm
Emanl. WillmottHellier   1Willing to serve
Philip RichGrocer   1Do.
Jasper WillsUpholder (sic)    Volunteer
John ChamberlainCabinet Maker   1Do.
Benjn. GodfreyVictualler   1In the impress Service
John MayoButcher   1Volunteer
Robt. ColmerWaggoner   1Willing to serve
John HexterLabourer   1Do.
Saml. GravesDo.   1Do.
TaylorCordwainer   1 
John YouldenButcher1   Volunteer
Joseph BodleyCabinet Maker1   Do.
John LuckisJoiner1   Do.
Wm. DeaconCarpenter   1Willing to serve
John SparkePoulterer   1 
Robt. RoperLabourer   1Infirm
James MatthewsCordwainer   1Volunteer
Peter MatthewsDo.1   Do.
Wm. TraerFactor  1 Will serve with a horse
Geo. TraerDo.1   Willing to serve
James BennettCordwainer  1 Volunteer
William AllenDo.   1Do.
Saml. FluellenComber   1Do.
Saml. CausewayCordwainer1    
Wm. FouracresWeaver  1 Volunteer
Edmd. YouldenGent   1Dim Sighted
John FrancisLodger   1 
  2731360Volunteers 26 Infirm 13


John Bast   Constable