Militia List 1803, Parish of St Petrock'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 The headings were written in full at the top of every column, these have been replaced by letters to save space.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 Petrock, 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
Saml KingdonIronmonger24 years Single   Willing to serve as a volunteer
Wm. KingdonDo21 years Do.   Do
Geo.FloydePrinter   40 years married and one child 
Benjm HewerDraper   37 years married and 7 childrenHigh Constable
Jno KellandDo21 years Single   Willing to serve
Hewett SnellDo18 years Do   Do
Jno PridhamHusbandman   46years Married & 5 childrenInfantry
Chas EllardCorkcutter   53 years Married & 5 ChildrenDo
Richd HorsewellLinen Draper   57 years Widower 
Rd Godfrey HorsewellApprentice19 years Single    
Chas Horsewell    39 years Married & one Child 
Wm CoxGardener17 years Single    
Jno HolmanDruggist    Past Age
Corns.TripeDo   52 years Married & One ChildInfirm by frequent Fits of Gout
Jno PerriamDo  27 years married & 2 Children Volunteer
Josias RogersApprentice18 years Single    
Saml PopeLinen Draper   48 years Married & 10 ChildrenInfirm & Incapable of bearing Arms
Robt MaunderWine Mercht   55 years Married & 5 ChildrenAfflicted with the Gout
Naththl BurtApprentice17 years Single    
Thos FloudMercer 33 years Single  Raising a Volunteer Corps of Artillery
Saml RidServant22 years Single    
Saml LongHouse Servant  24 years Married  
Jno TuckerWatchmaker   43 years Married & 3 ChildrenWilling to serve
Wm NevettSmith   33 years married & 3 ChildrenDo
Jno MooreApprentice18 years Single    
Geo RandallHair Dresser   34 years Married & 4 Children 
Wm BrockingtonTaylor  23 years Married & one Child Volunteer
Wearman GiffordLinen Draper 32 years Single  City Cavalry
Chas GiffordDo27 years Single   Serving by Substitute in Army of Reserve
Richd WedgerServant22 years Do    
Wm NorthcotteDo22 years Do    
Wm Gale Chaml   30 years Married  
Jno ParkynInmate22 years Single    
Jas RawlingsDo25 years Do    
John BartlettBrazier  28 Years Married & One Child  
Richd WestlakeGrocer  27 years Widower  
Thos HarkerSadler  29 years Married & 2 Children Serving with the Cavalry
Geo PieApprentice17 years Single   Willing to Serve
Joseph ElliottLeather Dresser   46 years SingleDo
Saml WillisFootman18 years Single   Volunteer
Wm ClappIronmonger   53 years SingleInvalid but Willing to Serve
Jno HollandServant 33 years Single  A Volunteer
Jno GardApprentice18 years Single   Do
Wm LeeDruggist   35 years Married & 6 Children 
Geo HorditchApprentice20 years Single    
James AllenButcher  24 years Married  
Saml RichardsCordwainer   33 Years Married & 4 Children 
Wm. AllenDo18 Single    
Robt KnowsleyTaylor  24 years married & 2 Children Serving in the Volunteers
Jno HartCorkcutter   40 years SingleWilling to /serve
Wm MortimerDo19 years Single   Drawn in Reserve Army
Heny ArnellDo19 years Do   Willing to carry a Firelock
N GoverPattern Maker   37 years married & 4 Children 
Wm EllicottHellier  24 years Married Capt Flouds Artillery
John BrayPlumber   49 years Married & one Child 
Thos Beadon    48 years married & one Child 
Jno BeadonApprentice19 years Single   Crippled
Saml BeadonDo17 years Single    
Thos StrightLinen Draper  28 years Married Cavalry
Jno NewmanGrocer  26 Years Married Willing to Serve
Robt Cross    53 years MarriedQuaker
Philip Pratt    35 years DoUnfit for Service
Benjn White    47 years Do & 4 ChildrenServing in Volunteers
James PennyBookseller    Serving in East Devon by Substitute
Wm SpreatApprentice20 years Single   Volunteer
Saml TristDraper  26 years Married & one Child Serving in Volunteers
Chas WalkerDo23 years Single   Do in Cavalry
Jno ManningAccomptant   37 years Married & 5 ChildrenIncapable from Illness
Jno Clemow 22 years Single   Willing to Serve
  2731324Vol 13 infirm 5
William Wills Constable