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Deserters From The Training Of The South Devon Militia.
at Plymouth, 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 Remarks
1 William Bickle S Stowford 31 May 1822 21 5 ft 4 ¼ in Thrushelton, Devon Fresh Hazel L.Brown Round Labourer
2 Sampson Botterell S Werrington 3 July 1822 23 5 ft 4 ½ in Warpstow, Cornwall Fresh Grey Brown Round Miller
3 James Crocker S Okehampton 17 July 1822 25 5 ft 6 ¼ in Pyeworthy, Devon Fresh Grey Brown Round Labourer
4 William Edgcombe S Corriton 1 April 1824 23 5 ft 5 ¼ in Tavistock, Devon Fresh Hazel Brown Long Labourer
5 William Grylls S Okehampton 21 Sept. 1821 23 5 ft 8 ¼ in Okehampton, Devon Fresh Grey L.Brown Long Tanner Cut on left thumb
6 Joseph Hodge S Bratton Clovelly 19 Jan. 1821 26 5 ft 5 ¾ in Crediton, Devon Fair Grey D. Brown Oval Mason
7 Anthony Bowden S Tavistock 17 May 1822 22 5 ft 4 ¼ in Woodbury, Devon Fresh Hazel D. Brown Round Cordwainer At Sea
8 Richard Lavis S Lamerton 29 Dec. 1820 23 5 ft 5 in Sampford Spiney, Devon Fair Hazel L. Brown Long Labourer
9 William Knight S St Giles (Heath) 23 May, 1821 23 5 ft 6 ½ in Clawton, Devon Fresh Grey L. Brown Long Labourer
10 Robert Axworthy P Stoke Damerel 23 May, 1821 24 5 ft 10 in Cornwood, Devon Fresh Hazel L. Brown Round Tailor
11 William Brend S North Huish 8 May 1822 24 5 ft 8 ½ in Bigbury, Devon Fair Grey Brown Round Labourer Supposed at Sea
12 David Yeoman P Harberton 21 May 1822 31 5 ft 9 in Totnes, Devon Pale Hazel Brown Round Wheelwright
13 Joseph Godfrey S Totnes 21 May 1822 23 5 ft 9 ½ in Cockington, Devon Fair Grey Brown Round Labourer
14 Thomas Dunford S Halwell 3 May 1822 24 5 ft 7 in South Huish, Devon Fresh Hazel Brown Oval Labourer
15 Charles Hannaford S South Brent 13 April 1824 22 5 ft 7 in South Brent, Devon Fresh Grey L. Brown Round Labourer
16 William Kerton S Bradstone 29 Dec. 1820 26 5 ft 7 ½ in Widdecombe, Devon Fair Grey L. Brown Round Labourer Supposed Dead
17 John Damsing S Harberton 8 May 1822 21 5 ft 6 ¼ in Harberton, Devon Fair Grey Sandy Round Labourer
18 John Spray S Bickington 24 Oct. 1821 24 5 ft 7 in Ashburton, Devon Fair Grey Brown Round Labourer
19 John Vickers S Broadwoodwidger 15 Dec. 1820 32 5 ft 7 in Buckland Monachorum, Devon Pale Hazel L. Brown Oval Tailor Supposed Dead
20 William Winslade S Townstall 21 May 1822 24 5 ft 6 ½ in Dartmouth, Devon Ruddy Grey L. Brown Oval Rope Maker
21 William Brimblecombe P Stoke Fleming 21 May 1821 22 5 ft 7 in Dartmouth, Devon Fresh Grey L. Brown Round Labourer Supposed Dead
22 James Shepherd S Modbury 27 May 1822 22 5 ft 5 ½ in Modbury, Devon Fair Hazel L. Brown Long Labourer Supposed Dead
23 Joseph Waymouth S Modbury 27 May 1822 22 5 ft 5 ½ in Ugborough, Devon Fresh Grey L. Brown Round Labourer Pox Marked
24 Charles Cooper S Yealmpton 10 May 1821 20 5 ft 7 ½ in Yealmpton, Devon Fair Grey L. Brown Round Labourer Supposed Dead
25 William Willcocks S Plympton St Mary 17 May 1821 23 5 ft 4 in Cornwood, Devon Fair Grey L. Brown Oval Labourer
26 Ezekiah Noquet S Plympton St Mary 11 July 1822 28 5 ft 8 in Stoke Damerel, Devon Fresh Grey L. Brown Round Baker
27 Peter Edmonds P Buckfastleigh Ran Away before Enrolled
28 Joseph Hawkins S Marlborough 21 May 1822 31 5 ft 8 in Harberton, Devon Fair Grey L. Brown Oval Labourer
29 Arthur Wood S West Alvington 3 June 1822 24 5 ft 5 ½ in Plymouth, Devon Fair Grey L. Brown Oval Baker
30 Philip Stone S East Allington 2 May 1821 28 5 ft 6 ¼ in Stoke Fleming, Devon Fair Grey Sandy Round Labourer
31 Thomas Harvey S Deptford 23 April 1821 25 5 ft 6 in Harberton, Devon Fair Grey D. Brown Round Labourer Supposed Dead
32 Joseph Rowland S South Brent 3 May 1822 22 5 ft 8 in South Brent, Devon Fair Grey L. Brown Round Labourer
33 Andrew Williams S Brixton 10 May 1821 29 5 ft 6 ½ in Stoke Damerel, Devon Pale Grey L. Brown Oval Labourer Pox Marked
34 Abraham Burrows S Stoke Damerel 15 Nov. 1821 22 5 ft 5 ½ in Stoke Damerel, Devon Pale Grey L. Brown Oval Labourer
35 George Bellamy S Stoke Damerel 17 May 1824 26 5 ft 6 ½ in Stonehouse, Devon Fresh Grey L. Brown Oval Labourer Supposed at Sea
36 John Crocker S Stoke Damerel 15 Nov. 1824 22 5 ft 4 ½ in Stoke Damerel, Devon Fresh Grey L. Brown Oval Labourer
37 William Edwards S Stoke Damerel 17 May 1824 29 5 ft 7 ¼ in Stoke Damerel, Devon Pale Hazel D. Brown Oval Cordwainer Supposed at Sea
38 William Hodge S Stoke Damerel 1 July 1822 21 5 ft 4 in Plymouth, Devon Dark Hazel L. Brown Oval Labourer Cut on left cheek
39 Robert Masters S Stoke Damerel 1 July 1822 21 6 ft 8 ½ in Stonehouse, Devon Fair Grey L. Brown Oval Whitesmith
40 William Munro S Stoke Damerel 28 March 1825 31 5 t 4 ½ in St Andrew, Plymouth, Devon Pale Grey D. Brown Round Baker
41 William Serjeant S Stoke Damerel 3 May 1821 23 5 ft 5 in Holsworthy, Devon Fresh Grey L. Brown Thin Labourer Supposed at Sea
42 John Taylor S Stoke Damerel 10 May 1821 23 5 ft 5 in Stoke Damerel, Devon Pale Grey D. Brown Round Labourer
43 John Tall S Stoke Damerel 21 May 1821 22 5 ft 5 in Charles (Plymouth), Devon Fresh Grey D. Brown Round Labourer Supposed at Sea
44 William Jones S Holsworthy 23 May 1821 25 5 t 4 ½ in Holsworthy, Devon Fair Hazel D. Brown Round Labourer
45 John Essery S Luffincott 25 April 1821 26 5 ft 6 ¼ in Sheepwash, Devon Fresh Hazel D. Brown Oval Cordwainer Supposed in Jersey
46 William Sparks S Tetcott 25 April 1821 24 5 ft 4 ¼ in North Petherwin, Devon Fresh Hazel D. Brown Oval Labourer
47 John Ede S Buckland Monachorum 21 May 1824 29 5 ft 7 ½ in Tavistock, Devon Fresh Grey D. Brown Round Labourer
48 William Monday S Charles (Plymouth) 24 May 1824 28 5 t 8 ¼ in Ashburton, Devon Pale Grey D. Brown Long Cordwainer
49 James Evens S Meavey 10 May 1824 26 5 t 8 in St Germans, Cornwall Fresh Grey L. Brown Round Labourer Cut on Chin
50 William Hughes S Charles (Plymouth) 4 May 1824 25 5 ft 5 ¼ in Stoke Damerel, Devon Fresh Grey D. Brown Round Labourer Supposed at Sea
51 William Hawton S Beer Ferris 8 July 1822 27 5 ft 4 ¼ in South Sydenham, Devon Fair Grey D. Brown Round Tailor
52 Andrew Jeans S Weston Peverill 3 May 1821 26 5 ft 6 in Plympton St Mary, Devon Fair Hazel D. Brown Round Labourer Supposed Dead
53 William Launder S Charles (Plymouth) 8 July 1822 26 5 ft 5 ½ in Stoke Damerel, Devon Fresh Grey L. Brown Long Cordwainer
54 Richard Richards S Charles (Plymouth) 1 July 1822 21 5 ft 4 ¼ in Aveton Giffard, Devon Fresh Hazel L. Brown Round Cordwainer
55 John Coombe S St Andrew, Plymouth 10 May 1821 23 5 ft 4 ½ in Liskeard, Cornwall Pale Hazel L. Brown Round Baker Cut on left Cheek, Supposed at Sea
56 George Lawrence S St Andrew, Plymouth 21 May 1821 22 5 ft 4 in St Andrew, Plymouth, Devon Fresh Hazel L. Brown Round Baker
57 John Trewin S St Andrew, Plymouth 21 May 1821 29 5 ft 5 in Mary-la-bone, Middlesex Fair Grey D. Brown Round Tailor
58 Sampson Skin S St Andrew, Plymouth 1 July 1822 26 5 ft 7 ½ in Quithiock, Cornwall Ruddy Hazel D. Brown Round Labourer
59 John Stephens S St Andrew, Plymouth 1 July 1822 21 5 ft 5 ¼ in Walkhampton, Devon Fresh Hazel D. Brown Round Labourer
60 John Leslie S Tamerton Foliott 3 May 1821 31 5 ft 7 ¼ in Stoke Damerel, Devon Fresh Hazel D. Brown Round Mason Supposed Dead
61 Philip Blake S Tamerton Foliott 10 May 1821 21 5 ft 4 in Dartmouth, Devon Swarthy Hazel Black Round Labourer
62 James Pearse S Plymstock 10 May 1821 33 5 ft 7 ¾ in Stonehouse, Devon Swarthy Hazel Black Round Labourer
63 Samuel Mitchelmore P Tormoham 4 June 1822 32 5 ft 7 ¾ in Berry Pomeroy, Devon Swarthy Hazel Black Round Labourer Supposed Dead
64 Jos. Widdecombe S Berry Pomeroy 13 April 1825 25 5 ft 5 ¼ in Chudleigh, Devon Dark Hazel L.Brown Round Labourer
65 William Tutton S Woolborough 5 April 1825 18 5 ft 5 in Collumpton, Devon Fresh Grey Brown Long Labourer
66 Richard Warren S Widdecombe 29 Nov. 1820 29 5 ft 8 ¾ in Widdecombe, Devon Dark Grey L. Brown Long Labourer
67 Thomas Collins P Stoke Gabriel 7 May 1822 26 5 ft 4 in Stoke Gabriel, Devon Swarthy Hazel D. Brown Round Labourer
68 William Drewe S Harberton 8 May 1822 26 5 ft 5 in Harberton, Devon Fresh Grey Brown Round Labourer
69 George Mabin S Blackawton 24 June 1822 23 5 ft 5 in Blackawton, Devon Fresh Grey Brown 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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