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2 edition of Oxfordshire militia ballot, 1831. found in the catalog.

Oxfordshire militia ballot, 1831.

Oxfordshire Family History Society.

Oxfordshire militia ballot, 1831.

by Oxfordshire Family History Society.

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Published by Oxfordshire Family History Society in (Oxford) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationvi, (54) p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19669233M

The Militia Act of provided for men at home to serve in a militia in order to counter any threat, while the majority of the regular army was stationed abroad. Lists of eligible men in each parish were known as militia ballot lists and from these, the men actually chosen appeared in the militia lists. The Clare Militia was a British militia regiment from to It was based in County Clare (now in the Republic of Ireland). At first an infantry unit, it was converted to artillery in , making it the last artillery militia unit raised in the British forces. It was disbanded in Following the Cardwell Reforms a mobilisation scheme began to appear in the Army List from December.

These lists are described on our online catalogue as muster lists, muster rolls, or muster books and can be found under catalogue prefix Q30 (covering to ) and 44M69/G5 (covering c to ). After , the authorities were no longer able to enforce a ballot and from then on those who served in the militia did so on a voluntary basis. What I have found instead is the Oxfordshire Militia list of and the entries are included here purely for record purposes. As the introduction states It is the only surviving Militia Ballot List for the county, and it is for the Bullingdon Division; These comprised the City of Oxford and the rural Hundreds to the East and South Bullingdon.

Notes: A Thames foreshore find that is currently attributed to the 2nd Northants Militia, the unit is a Supplementary Militia one that is very short lived hence the current non % conclusive ID. Background Edit. The long-standing national Militia of the United Kingdom was revived by the Militia Act of , enacted during a period of international before, units were raised and administered on a county basis, and filled by voluntary enlistment (although conscription by means of the Militia Ballot might be used if the counties failed to meet their quotas).


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Free delivery for many products. The Oxfordshire Militia was a militia regiment in the United Kingdom from towhen it was amalgamated into The Oxfordshire Light Infantry. The regiment was organised in It was embodied inat which time it was ranked the 8th regiment of militia.

Author: OFHS. Full title: Oxfordshire Militia Ballot First Edition Softcover Oxfordshire Family History Society, Very Good Condition. Publisher: Oxfordshire Family History Society, Book Condition Report.

Oxfordshire militia ballot militia continued to serve as a coastal defence force, as Oxfordshire militia ballot as guarding dockyards and prisoners of war, and performing other duties including riot control during the Luddite unrest of It was disembodied in but balloting continued until List of militia.

This booklet contains a list of those men chosen by ballot to serve in the Oxfordshire Militia in together with the parish, or group of parishes, for which they were to serve. Where the balloted man did not serve the name of his substitute is included.

The age and classification is. Militia: Oxfordshire Militia Ballot - Chaundys listed Ye Olde Picture Shoppe: Run by John Chaundy at 49 Broad Street, Oxford Chaundy's Place: As shown on a map of Chaundy's Yard: As shown on a map of Chaundy House, Halliday Hill, Headington.

The East York Militia was a part time home defence force in the East Riding of Militia and its predecessors had always been important in Yorkshire, and from its formal creation in the regiment served in home defence in all Britain's major wars until It became a battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, and its role during World War I was to train thousands of.

Militia Ballot Lists ( to ) Whilst the 19th century census records from are invaluable sources for family and local historians, other earlier census-type sources include the Militia Ballot Lists ( to ) and the Defence Lists ( to ).

Oxfordshire Light Infantry (Royal Bucks King’s Own Militia) at a public house during the annual training in Aylesbury, May (Right): Plan of the annual training of the 1st (Southern) Regiment of Bucks Yeomanry Cavalry, Marlow, May Militia Ballot Lists. Linton ()[L95/28] Sawston (50)[/], Ely and South Witchford Hundreds [Evans & Sons /0/] Army of Reserve Ballot Lists.

Ely and South Witchford Hundreds [Evans & Sons /0/] Levee en Masse Lists. Ely and South Witchford Hundreds: men. Bedfordshire Muster Lists by Nigerl Lutt, Bedfordshire Historical Soci Includes most of the rolls listed below [Bedfordshire Muster Lists]. "Size Roll of Major Richard Orlebar's Company, Bedford, 29 May ", in Regimental Records of the Bedfordshire Militia by Sir John M Burgoyne,page The South Devon Militia was a part-time military unit in the maritime county of Devonshire in the West of Militia had always been important in the county, which was vulnerable to invasion, and from its formal creation in the regiment served in home defence in all of Britain's major wars, later as a reserve battalion for the Devonshire Regiment.

The Cumberland Militia Ballot Lists (incomplete series) The militia were a defensive force of able-bodied men balloted from the lists compiled annually. The returns survive for three of the five wards of Cumberland (outlined in red). They list men aged years (some years ) giving details of name, age, occupation and the.

The whole idea of enforced conscription for the militia was uniformly hated and caused riots in and when a supplementary militia ballot was introduced. An Act of modified the procedures of record keeping, but continued unrest after the end of the Napoleonic Wars led to the suspension of the militia ballot inalthough some.

All Militia and Volunteers had been disbanded in during the Peace of Amiens, but with the great fear of invasion in various Acts were rapidly passed through Parliament.

June was a call for a new ballot for the Militia (men aged ), and although this went through, the men were not embodied until the following year. The 1st or East Devon Militia, later the 3rd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment, was a part-time military unit in the maritime county of Devonshire in the West of Militia had always been important in the county, which was vulnerable to invasion, and from its formal creation in the regiment served in home defence in all of Britain's major wars untilafter which it became a.

The Militia List for Wavendon, Bucks, and a thief begging for mercy from the Court. Books: Military: Hertfordshire Militia Ballot Lists Hertfordshire Family History Society, The Militia Ballot lists contains the names of men aged between 18 and 45 who were eligible for service in the militia forces.

There is a very significant survival of these lists in Hertfordshire for the years to and in some cases to Shop for Books on Google Play. Browse the world's largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader.

Oxfordshire. incl Ireland Kent Levée en Masse Library Lieutenancy listed without location Local Militia London Masse Lists Militia Ballot Lists Militia Enrolment Lists Militia Lists Militia. England England Court Records. An index is available for Sussex Quarter Sessions criminal convictions on films I found five Jupps and the index gives surname, first name, residence, occupation, age, place of offence, victim, court, date, case number, document reference, plea, committing magistrate, offence, sentence and any comments.

The Militia Act of provided for men to serve in the militia at home in order to counter any threat arising while the majority of the regular army was stationed abroad. Lists of eligible men in each parish were known as militia ballot lists and from these, the men actually chosen appeared in the militia lists which are often to be found in.Militia Conscription - A form of conscription was used: each year, the parish was supposed to draw up lists of adult males, and to hold a ballot to choose those who had to serve in the militia.

The militia lists (of all men) and militia enrolment lists (of men chosen to serve) should in theory provide complete and annual censuses of.Records in this index span the years to Militia. The Militia Act of was intended to create a professional national military reserve in England and Wales. Men were selected by ballot to serve on a part-time voluntary basis in infantry regiments, organized by county.