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MIDDLESEX MILITIA

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0377
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: MIDDLESEX MILITIA
Date(s): 1795-1802
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.07 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Middlesex Militia | Western Regiment
Middlesex Militia | Westminster Regiment

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

A militia force was raised from the civilian population of a county, in order to supplement the regular army in cases of emergency. In Middlesex they were called out at times of unrest. There were around 300 militiamen in Middlesex in 1802. During the Napoleonic Wars this number rose to over 2000 by 1808 and 12,000 by 1812.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Middlesex Militia, comprising monthly pay lists for the Western Regiment and copy of court martial proceedings against the commander of the Westminster Regiment of the Middlesex Militia for misappropriation of pay.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

ACC/0377/001-003: Western Regiment; ACC/0377/004: Westminster Regiment.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in September 1950.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
June to August 2010.

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