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Deserters From The Training Of The North Devon Militia.
at Barnstaple, 21st of June, 1825

Trewman's Exeter Flying Post, Thursday 11 August 1825, Issue 3147.
Gale Document No. Y3200660787

Provided by Lindsey Withers

No. Names Prin or Sub Parish for Which Enrolled Date of Enrollment Age Height Where Born Complexion Eyes Hair Form of Visage Trade or Occupation
1 Ashplant, John S High Bickington 31 Dec. 1821 22 5 ft 6 in High Bickington, Devon Fresh Hazel Dark Round Cordwainer
2 Barkwell, Samuel S Black Torrington 3 July, 1822 21 5 ft 5 ¼ in Shebbear, Devon Fresh Grey Light Round Labourer
3 Beer, John S Frithelstock 11 May, 1824 22 5 ft 5 ½ in Langtree, Devon Fresh Hazel Dark Brown Round Labourer
4 Blackmore, Saml. P Uffculm 17 Sept, 1822 23 5 ft 5 ¼ in Clayhydon, Devon Fresh Grey Light Round Yeoman
5 Brook, George S Sandford 27 Aug. 1822 20 5 ft 6 in Sandford, Devon Fresh Grey Light Round Labourer
6 Bussell, Richard S Tiverton 17 Sept, 1822 20 5 ft 5 ½ in Tiverton, Devon Fresh Hazel Light Round Labourer
7 Chorley, Thomas S Clayhanger 19 April, 1825 19 5 ft 4 ½ in Huish, Someset Fresh Hazel Black Round Cordwainer
8 Harris, James S Down St. Mary 29 Mar. 1824 23 5 ft 8 ½ in West Teignmouth, Devon Fresh Grey Brown Oval Servant
9 Hicks, Stephen S L. Torrington 17 July, 1822 21 5 ft 7 ¼ in Pyworthy, Devon Fresh Hazel Black Oval Labourer
10 Hill, William S Tawstock 18 June, 1822 24 5 ft 9 ½ in Fremington, Devon Brown Blue Dark Oval Labourer
11 Hooper, John S Bow, &c. 31 Dec. 1823 24 6 ft 0 ¼ in Oakhampton, Devon Fresh Hazel Black Oval Cooper
12 Hugo, Thomas S Tiverton 24 April 1821 22 5 ft 6 in Bath, Somerset Fresh Hazel Light Oval Tinpl. Wker
13 Lancey, Henry S Hatherleigh 3 July 1822 25 5 ft 7 ½ in Fremington, Devon Fresh Blue Light Round Labourer
14 Lashbrook, Willm. S Northam 2 July 1822 18 5 ft 4 in L. Torrington, Devon Fair Grey Dark Round Tailor
15 Manning, William S Sherwill 11 Mar. 1825 19 5 ft 6 ½ in Atherington, Devon Fair Blue Brown Round Mason
16 Marley, John S Sutcombe 3 July 1822 25 5 ft 5 in Halberton, Devon Fresh Hazel Dark Round Labourer
17 Mock, James S Braunton 14 June 1822 18 5 ft 7 ½ in Braunton, Devon Fair Hazel Light Round Labourer
18 Pearce, Henry S West Anstey 14 June 1822 19 5 ft 7 ½ in Exeter, Devon Fair Hazel Brown Round Blacksmith
19 Peck, George P Crediton 27 Aug. 1822 24 5 ft 4 in Crediton, Devon Fresh Grey Light Round Labourer
20 Perry, Richard S Tiverton 27 Aug. 1822 19 5 ft 5 ½ in Sandford, Devon Fresh Grey Light Round Labourer
21 Pleace, Thomas S Burlescombe 17 Sept. 1822 23 5 ft 9 in Holcombe Regis, Devon Fair Grey Light Round Labourer
22 Reynolds, John S Bradford 17 July, 1822 18 5 ft 7 in Pyworthy, Devon Fair Blue Light Round Labourer
23 Rogers, John S Bow 14 May 1821 18 5 ft 8 in Coleridge, Devon Fresh Grey Dark Round Labourer
24 Rumbelow, Thomas S Lapford 31 Dec. 1823 18 5 ft 5 ¼ in Kings Nympton, Devon Swthy Hazel Black Oval Labourer
25 Sanders, William S Witheridge 14 May 1824 22 5 ft 5 ½ in Zeal Monachorum, Devon Fair Grey Dark Oval Labourer
26 Scott, Robert S Torrington 18 June 1825 21 5 ft 8 in Beaford, Devon Brown Dark Dark Oval Mason
27 Smale, Samuel S Chawleigh 21 May 1821 21 5 ft 8 ½ in Nymet Rowland, Devon Fresh Grey Light Oval Labourer
28 Smith, Thomas S Bundleigh 18 April 1825 24 5 ft 11 ¾ in Rackenford, Devon Fresh Grey Light Round Labourer
29 Taylor, William P Stoodleigh 14 May 18121 22 5 ft 4 in Sandford, Somerset Fresh Grey Light Round Labourer
30 Tinson, William S Atherington 31 Dec. 1823 23 5 ft 7 ¼ in Atherington, Devon Fresh Blue L. Brown Round Shipwright
31 Yeo, Joseph S Tiverton 27 Aug. 1822 23 5 ft 5 ¼ in Tiverton, Devon Fresh Hazel Light Round Labourer
NOTICE is hereby given, that whoever secures the above Deserters, or any or either of them, so that he or they may be lodged in any of his Majesty's Gaols, shall receive of the Paymaster of the Regiment the sum of TWENTY SHILLINGS for EACH DESERTER.
By order of the Deputy Lieutenants, JAMES PEARSE, Clerk of the General Meetings.
Dated 4 th August, 1825.
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