Militia List 1803, Parish of St Martin's, 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 The headings were written in full at the top of every column, these have been replaced by letters to save space.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 Saint Martin, 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
Wm. HolletHair Dresser  41 years Married Enrolled in Col. Grangers.
Richd. KingdonDraper 31 years Single  Willing to learn use of arms
Richd. Chamberlain EsqLinen Draper   Aged 49 Married
10 Children
Richd. Chamberlain Junr.Do.Aged 19 yrs, Single   Do.
James PittmanDo. 34 years, Single  Do.
Isaac SparkeDo.20 years Single   Do.
Jno.Turner [Scandrot ?]Do.28 years Do   Do.
Wm. GardWatchmaker 34yearsSingle  Do.
Thos. OwensApprentice17 years Single    
Wm. BriggsWine Mercht.     
Hugh VeyseyHosier and Hatter   40 years Married &
6 Children
under 10
Willing to serve
WM. DeanChina & Glass Dealer17 years Single   Do.
Anthony DeanArticle Clerk18 years Do.   Do.
Francis ThornServant23 years Do.   Do.
James WoodleySilver Smith   40 yrs
2 Children
James HellingsShopman25 years Single   Volunteer
Richd. PaulCorkcutter   37 yrs
2 children
Jno. TottleApprentice20 years Do    
Geo. BurtDo.18 years Do.   very Short
Jas. PearceWine Merchant   48 years
1 child
Jonah Tiller   Married Navy Officer
Wm. HuxhamConfectioner  38 years Married & 3 Children  
Wm. BurnellApprentice20 years single   Willing to Serve
Philip HedgelandBookseller   35 years & 5 childrenDo.
Philip HalfyardApprentice18 years Single   Do.
Richd. HannApprentice19 years do    
Saml. LuscombeSurgeon30 years do.   Volunteer
Hugh. M. EllicombeAtty. at law25 years do.   Do.
Wm. WescombTea Dealer  2 Children married under 10 years Lame
Benj. CrampGrocer   32 years,
2 Children. under 10
Willing to Serve
Gilbert Dyer Junr.Liberian (sic)27 years Single   Do.
Thomas HatchBook Binder  30 years Married Do.
Edward UphamBookseller  26 years Do. Serving by Substitute
Wm. BradfordShopman22 years Single   Willing to Serve
Robert GollopIronmonger   34 years marrd.Infantry
Saml. MildrumLinen Draper  27 years married Willing to Serve
Wm. MildrumDo.19 years Single   Do.
Geo. ThwaitesDo.17 years Do.   Do.
J.W. WilliamsDruggist  24 years married & one Child Do.
Wm. GoveServant24 years Single   Do.
Wm. DyerM.D    Serving in So. Devon
Wm. GouldGrocer25 years Single   will serve as a Volunteer
Edw. HolmesWaiter  52 yrs married Willing to Serve
Jno. PhillipsGlover  39 years Do. Do.
Jno. RisdonBookseller  24 years married & one Child Do.
Thomas HillIronmonger  28 years, Married Assessor
Thos. PickardHatter  24 years do.
& one child
 Volunteer Serving
Jos. Sanders JunrMerchant30 years Single   Willing to Serve
Edwd. Lloyd SandersDo.27 years Do.   Do.
Edwd. AddicotServant 43 year Single   
Wm. GaleDo.22 years Single    
James HannFootman23 years Do.    
Richd. HatchFullerYears 27   Willing to Serve
Thomas DreweLinen Draper  Years 30 Volunteer
Wm. DownBrass Founder   Years 33 
Wm. DreweWine Merchant   Do 38 
Chas. UphamHatter   Aged 33Willing to Serve
Wm. MaunderCordwainer   Aged 48Willing to serve
W. HutchinsonDr. of PhysicAged 28    
Jno. RowdenSmith   Aged 55Serving in Yeoman Cavalry
Benj. MardonDraper   47 yrs ,
8 children.
Jno. MardonDo.17 yrs Single   not Capable
Jas. MiltonBookbinder   55 yrs,
1 child.
Serving in Volunteers
Jos. DoblesApprentice     
Jas. PhillipsInnholder   41 yrs,
5 children.
Serving in Yeoman Cavalry
Wm. StonemanChaise Driver 31years Single  Willing to Serve
Saml. LeeDo. 35 yrs, Do.  Do.
Richd. HillHorsekeeper   45 yrs, marriedDo.
Richd. FosterPorter20 yrs, single   Do.
Thos. TurnerAtty at Law   35 Married 5 Children.Do.
Zechy. TurnerArticle Clerk18yrs single.    
Wm. FinchServant22 yrs Do.   Willing to Serve
 Total3161418Volunteers 8. Infirm 5