Militia List 1803, Parish of St David'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 The headings were written in full at the top of every column, these have been replaced by letters to save space. 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
Thos. ParkhouseGentleman 1   
John StephensVictualler   1 
NorthcottCordwainer    Volunteer Cavalry
Willm. CaneJoiner  1 Volunteer
W. TuckerSchoolmasr.1   Willing to serve
Wm. NorthamSmith   1Armourer
Thomas StokehamDo.1   Apprentice
John TurnerCabinet Maker  1 Volunteer
Chas. Collins Esq.Banker   1Chief Magistrate
Wm. SercombeGrocer   1Willing to serve
Thos. HutchingsDraper1    
E.A.EzekielOptician 1  Infirm (Discharged)
James C. WilcocksLinen Draper   1Constable
James PearseDo.1   Willing to serve
Thos. MedlandPedler   1Volunteer
John MedlandAprentice1    
Richd. TaylorPainter1   Willing to serve
R. AshfordMiller  1 Do.
FrostJoiner1   Volunteer
Wm. CooperMason1   Do.
James GoodridgeHusbandman   1 
John GoodridgeTaylor1   Volunteer
Geo. WoolcottShoemaker   1 
Wm. HaydonBrewer   1Willing to serve
Philip HuntJoyner1   Volunteer
James BartrumVintner   1 
Chas. WilkingsonHosier 1  Willing to serve
Geo. FerrisJeweler   1Do.
Joseph WippleGrocer  1  
Dennis GlynnGrocer1   Volunteer
James SalterDo1    
Amos PotterHairdresser   1Volunteer
Thos. BrayGunsmith  1  
John PitHellyer   1 
James WilliamsHousekeeper  1 Willing to serve
Willm. HartStocking Weaver   1Do
J.R. PhillipsBuilder 1   
Geo. ScottApprentice1   Volunteer
Thos. LukeGrocer   1Willing to serve
Thos. HolsgroveDo1   Do. Do.
Joseph ReevesCork Cutter   1 
James CrossGrocer 1  Willing to serve
John PittsShopman1   Do. Do.
James SparkJoyner   1Volunteer
Wm. GravelsDo.   1Consumptive
Robt. WhiteJoyner  1 Volunteer
Wm. WilcocksSawyer   1Do.
Richd. WilcocksDo.1   Do.
Richd. DewdneyGrocer   1Willing to serve
James BidlakeDo.1   Apprentice
Wm. SethFish Hook Makr. 1  Willing to serve
Thos. HardleyDealr. in
earthn. Ware
  1 Do.
Edwd. HardleyDo  1 Do.
John SmithDruggist1   Apprentice
Robt. VentonPublican 1  Infirm
Saml. WalkeyMedical Man1    
Thos. RicePainter  1  
Richd. WillsFuller 1  Infirm
John BallGentleman   1Do.
John BirdSawyer   1Volunteer
Wm. MarkerJoyner1   Apprentice
James MarkerTaylor1   Volunteer
Richd. HughesCork Cutter  1  
Thos. HarveyBrazier  1 Infirm
John LeathernCooper   1Willing to serve
John CarswellTaylor   1Do. Do.
Seraphin HookerBrush Maker   1Do. Do.
John CasleySawyer   1 
Thos. EnglandButcher1   Volunteer
Thos. GoodridgeJoyner  1 Willing to serve
  2271426Volunteers 18 Infirm 5



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